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Jim Deane Honoured by the Australian Football Hall of Fame

Posted by Jonathon Parker on 4 June 2019
Jim Deane Honoured by the Australian Football Hall of Fame

South Adelaide's Jim Deane has been inducted into the Australian Football Hall of Fame 

One of South Adelaide's most iconic players, James (Jim) Deane has had his outstanding playing achievements recognized by being inducted to the Australian Football Hall of Fame.

Deane won the 1953 and 1957 Magarey Medals during his League career (as well as finishing runner-up in 1949, 56 & 57), he was also awarded South Adelaide's Best and Fairest, the Knuckey Cup, on six occasions (1948, 49, 51, 53, 56 & 57).

In total Deane played 157 games for the Panthers over two stints (1945-53 and 1956-57), captaining the Club for five years (1951, 52, 53, 56 & 57) and coaching the team from 1951-53 and 1970-71.

He played mainly as a centreman, had a dynamic left foot and is acknowledged as one of the finest exponents of short and long distance passing that the game has seen.

Deane represented South Australia on 15 occasions and also enjoyed two very successful seasons with Richmond in 1954-55.

He is a member of the South Adelaide Football Club "Greatest Team Ever", South Adelaide and SANFL Hall of Fame.

 

 

Playing Record

  • 157 games and 95 goals (1945 1953, 1956 1957)
  • Captain of South Adelaide, 1951, 1952, 1953, 1957
  • 33 games and 17 goals for Richmond (1954 & 1955)
  • 15 games for South Australia 

Coaching Record

  • South Adelaide 1951, 1953, 1970 1971

Accolades 

  • Magarey Medallist 1953, 1957 (runner up in 1949, 1950, 1951)
  • Knuckey Cup winner 1948, 1949, 1951, 1953, 1956, 1957
  • Tomkins Medallist 1945
  • Life member of South Adelaide 1956
  • South Adelaide Hall of Fame 2002
  • Greatest South Adelaide Team 2002
  • South Australian Football Hall of Fame 2002
Author: Jonathon Parker
Tags: Panthers Past SANFL Senior Football Panthers Football Panthers News History

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