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.