219. Roger Steele

Player Inductee

Sandy Bay, Centreman, 1964-1977

William Leitch Medal for TFL best and fairest, 1969 and 1970
Sandy Bay best and fairest, 1965, 1966, 1968, 1969 and 1970
Weller Arnold Medal for the TFL best and fairest player in intrastate competition, 1968
Sandy Bay premiership, 1964, 1971 and 1972
Represented the TFL, 1964, 1965, 1966, 1968 and 1970
Represented Tasmania in 1970 in the team that defeated Western Australia
Member of Sandy Bay’s ‘Best 25’
Chairman of Selectors, Clarence (1979) and Sandy Bay (1986-87)

The Steele brothers were synonymous with the Huon/channel region’s contribution to TFL football. Roger Steele played 178 games for Sandy Bay between 1964 and 1977 and was the most decorated Seagull player of his time.