212. Ben Atkin

Player Inductee

Glenorchy/Tasmanian Devils, Midfielder, 1993-2006

> Over 200 senior games for Glenorchy and the Tasmanian Devils
> Glenorchy premiership, 1999
> Glenorchy best and fairest, 1998, 1999 and 2000
> William Leitch Medal for TFL best and fairest, 1999
> Alastair Lynch Medal for Tasmania FC best and fairest, 2002
> Represented Tasmania in 1997 and 2006

Ben Atkin was a courageous wingman/midfielder noted for his endurance and spectacular marking. After trying out at North Melbourne he returned to Tasmania to become a pivotal player in both Glenorchy’s 1999 premiership and the emergence of the Tasmanian Devils in the VFL.