169. Ivan ‘Ike’ Hayes

Player Inductee

Longford, Centre Half Back, 1955-1965

> 210 games, Longford
> Played in six grand finals for Longford for two premierships, 1957 and 1958
> A.W.Orchard Trophy (NTFA), 1964
> Longford best and fairest, 1958
> Life member, Longford
> Lefroy Medal, 1962
> Longford coach, 1961-64
> Represented Tasmania 11 times between 1960 and 1964, including victory against Victoria in 1960

Ivan ‘Ike’ Hayes was an outstanding ruckman/key backman in a magnificent era for Longford. He played in six grand finals in a seven-year stretch.