192. Lance Crosswell

Player Inductee

Launceston/Longford, Centreman, 1945-1954

Launceston best and fairest, 1946 and 1947
Tasman Shields Trophy for NTFA best and fairest, 1946 and 1947
Represented Tasmania at 1947 National Carnival in Hobart
Represented NTFA, 1945-48
Launceston premiership, 1945
Campbell Town best and fairest, 1955
Member of Launceston’s ‘Team of the Century’

Lance Crosswell was an extremely fast and clever centreman who could not commence his senior career until his twenty-fourth year because of World War Two. Crosswell played one season with Longford after leaving Launceston at the end of 1953. He also played and coached Campbell Town, winning the club and league best and fairest in 1955.