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LOCKER LEGENDS

Box Hill Hawks ‘Locker Legends

In March 2010 the Box Hill Hawks Football Club announced the first 48 official “Locker Legends” of the Club. In 2011 a further four players were recognised as “Locker Legends”.

These players have played over 100 Senior games for the Club, been selected in B.H.F.C.’s “Team of the Century” announced in 2000 or been drafted from the Club and played at least one A.F.L. game.

Lockers in the players’ rooms at Box Hill City Oval commemorate the names and achievements of these Club champions on the locker carrying the number of their playing jumper.

To date 14 players have been welcomed back to the Box Hill Hawks Football Club to be officially inducted as ‘Locker Legends’.

Tim Livingstone

Tim Livingstone Inducted as “Locker Legend” 30 July 2010

Usual Position: Centre / Ruck-Rover
Years Played: 1992; 1994 to 1997
Senior Games: 77
Goals: 64 BHFC

BHFC Career Highlights

– BHFC Club Champion 1994 and 1997 BHFC Club Captain 1997
– Played in 1992 and 1994 Finals Series inc 1994 Grand Final
– Selected in VFL Representative Team on 3 occasions
– Ruck-Rover BHFC Team of the Century AFL Career
– Drafted by Richmond in 1992 mid-season draft
– Played 8 AFL games for Richmond FC in 1992 and 1993

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Geoff Withers Inducted as “Locker Legend” 12 August 2011

Usual Position: Ruck-Rover/Back Pocket
Years Played: 1978 to 1986
Senior Games: 129
Goals: 205 (fifth highest for BHFC)

BHFC Career Highlights

– Club Captain from 1983 to 1985
– Captain of 1984 Premiership Team, Member of 1986 Premiership Team
– Kicked 8 goals on 3 separate occasions
– Most dedicated player trophy 1978
– BHFC Leading goal kicker in 1980
– BHFC Reserve Grade Best and Fairest 1986

Mark Lisle

Mark Lisle Inducted as “Locker Legend” 30 July 2010

Usual Position: Ruck
Years Played: 1990 to 1994
Senior Games: 84
Goals: 45

BHFC Career Highlights

– BHFC Club Champion 1990
– BHFC Club Captain 1991 to 1993
– Third Place JJ Liston Medal 1990
– Played in 1991, 1992 and 1994 Finals Series inc 1994 Grand Final
– BHFC Life Membership awarded 1998
– Interchange Player BHFC Team of the Century

Peter Nicholson

Peter Nicholson Inducted as “Locker Legend” 7 May 2010

Usual Position: Ruck Rover / Half-Forward Flank
Years Played: 1983 to 1990
Senior Games: 142
Goals: 279 (3rd on all-time list of BHFC goalkickers)

BHFC Career Highlights

– BHFC Club Champion 1983, 1984 and 1987
– Won J Field Medal as Best Player in VFA Second Division 1984
– Member of 1984 and 1986 Premiership teams
– Won VFA Medal as Best on Ground in 1984 Grand Final
– Kicked 78 goals in 1984 – 3rd highest season total by Box Hill player
– Played 127 consecutive games 1983 to 1990 (BHFC club record)
– Half-Forward Flank BHFC Team of the Century

Cameron Crowley

Cameron Crowley Inducted as “Locker Legend” 30 July 2010

Usual Position: Half-Forward / Centre
Years Played: 1992 to 1999
Senior Games: 106
Goals: 116

BHFC Career Highlights

– BHFC Club Champion 1998
– Most Improved Player Award 1996
– Played in 1992 and 1994 Finals Series

Keith White

Darron Wilkinson Inducted as “Locker Legend” 27 May 2011

Usual Position: Full Forward
Years Played: 1993 to 1999
Senior Games: 101
Goals: 287 (2nd on all-time list of BHFC goalkickers)

BHFC Career Highlights

– Runner-Up Place JJ Liston Medal 1957
– Played in 1956, 1958 and 1962 Finals Series
– BHFC Life Membership awarded 1965
– Represented VFA in 1958 Australian National Football Carnival
– Wing BHFC Team of the Century

Darron Wilkinson

Keith White Inducted as “Locker Legend” 27 May 2011

Usual Position: Wing / Rover / Half-Forward Flank
Years Played: 1956 to 1967
Senior Games: 171 (2nd highest for BHFC)
Goals: 114

BHFC Career Highlights

– Runner-Up Club Champion 1993 and 1998 · BHFC Club Captain 1998 and 1999
– Best Clubman 1997 · Played in 1994 Finals Series including Grand Final
– Selected in VFL Representative Team on 2 Occasions
– BHFC leading goalkicker 6 consecutive seasons from 1994 to 1999 (club record)
– Kicked 75 goals in 1994 – 4th highest season total by Box Hill player
– 8 or more goals in a game on 4 occasions including career best of 10 vs Port Melbourne in 1994
– Forward Pocket BHFC Team of the Century

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Ian Bates Inducted as “Locker Legend” 19 July 2011

Usual Position: Centre Half Forward
Years Played: 1959 to 1969
Senior Games: 167 (Third Highest for Box Hill)
Goals: 156

BHFC Career Highlights

– Club Captain 1968
– Club Champion 1966
– Most Consistent Player Trophy 1962
– Best Clubman Trophy 1965
– Played in 1962 and 1969 Finals Series
– Life Membership of BHFC awarded in 1968
– Half Forward Flank BHFC Team of the Century

Laurie Zarafa

Laurie Zarafa Inducted as “Locker Legend” 25 June 2010

Usual Position: Rover / Forward Pocket
Years Played: 1989 to 1995
Senior Games: 132
Goals: 175

BHFC Career Highlights

– BHFC Club Champion 1989, 1991
– Finished in top 5 of Club Champion voting every year from 1989 to 1994
– 55 goals in season 1989
– Played in 10 finals games (second most for BHFC)
– Played in 1989, 1991, 1994 Finals Series including 1994 Grand Final
– Rover BHFC Team of the Century

John Baker

John Baker Inducted as “Locker Legend” 7 May 2010

Usual Position: Ruck
Years Played: 1966 to 1976
Senior Games: 155
Goals: 87

BHFC Career Highlights

– BHFC Club Champion 1970
– Played in 1969 and 1970 Finals Series inc 1970 Grand Final
– BHFC Life Membership awarded 1974
– Back Pocket BHFC Team of the Century

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