209. Andy Lovell

Player Inductee

Glenorchy/Melbourne/West Coast/Sandringham, Ruck Rover/Half Back/Coach, 1986-2007

121 games, 146 goals, Melbourne, 1988-95
43 games, 20 goals, West Coast, 1996-98
Played in Melbourne’s losing grand final team of 1988
Glenorchy premierships, 1985 and 1986

Andy Lovell was known as ‘Chopper’, due to his father’s career as a world champion wood-chopper. He was a hard working midfielder who was unexpectedly traded to West Coast. Lovell was runner-up in Melbourne’s best and fairest award in 1992. He went on to enjoy coaching at AFL and VFL level with Sandringham.