217. Kevin Symons

Player Inductee

Port Melbourne/Burnie/Scottsdale, Rover, 1956-1968

Credited with 290 senior games
Burnie premierships, 1959, 1960, 1962, 1963 and 1966
Scottsdale premierships, 1964 and 1965
Represented Tasmania 13 times between 1959 and 1963, including at the 1961 National Carnival
Represented the VFA in 1958
Represented both the NWFU and NTFA more than 20 times
Burnie best and fairest, 1959, 1960 and 1968
Coached Burnie, 1969-70 and 1976-77

Kevin Symons was a great rover of the golden era of Tasmanian football. He was born in Tasmania but began his football career with VFA club Port Melbourne. Symons played in eight senior grand finals in succession with Burnie and Scottsdale for seven premierships.