Ahead of the Tasmanian Football Hall of Fame Gala Dinner on Saturday June 23, we are going back and taking a look at past inductees and their impact on Tasmanian football.
185. Jamie Shanahan: An outstanding no-nonsense Full Back, Jamie Shanahan served a lengthy apprenticeship with TFL side Hobart – including the club’s 1990 premiership – before embarking on a distinguished 162-game AFL career with St. Kilda and Melbourne. He also played six State of Origin matches for Tasmania and The Allies.
186. Danny Noonan: Tall, agile and capable of finding plenty of the footy, Danny Noonan came from Victoria via Carlton and the Brisbane Bears to become a key member of the great Clarence teams of the mid-1990s. A three-time premiership player and dual William Leitch Medallist, he was also a regular Tasmanian representative.
187. Dale Chugg: Tough and dependable, Dale Chugg was a mainstay at Centre Half Back in the strong North Launceston sides of the 1990s. After retiring from top-flight football he returned to his home club of George Town as captain-coach, leading the Saints to six consecutive NTFA premierships from 2002-07.
189. Colin Campbell: Regarded as one of Tasmania’s finest early footballers, Dr. Colin Campbell played in five premierships teams with Essendon during the 1890s, alongside stars Albert Thurgood and fellow Tasmanian star George Vautin. Immigrated to England to complete his medical degree, where he died of pneumonia aged only 35.