223. Grant Allford

Player Inductee

Latrobe/Richmond/Claremont/Launceston, Full Back/Ruck, 1968-1982

U19 VFL premiership and leading goalkicker
Richmond, 1969-73
Claremont, 77 games over four seasons
Captain-coached Launceston, 1978-79 and then played on until 1982
Launceston best and fairest and NTFA best and fairest, 1980
Represented NTFA and Tasmania multiple times, 1980

Grant Allford debuted for Latrobe in 1968 as a 17-year-old and was best first year player based on Wander Medal votes. Following a playing career in both the VFL and Tasmania, Allford continued his contribution as a playing coach at amateur and country level and has since been a commentator with WIN TV. He was also involved in development work with the Tassie Mariners and Tasmanian Devils from 1995 to 2006.