Noel Atkins

May 10, 2016
  • Hobart player, 1945-46
  • North Launceston player, 1947-49
  • North Launceston NTFA premierships, 1947, 1948 and 1949
  • North Launceston state premierships, 1947 and 1949
  • Launceston Captain / Coach, 1950-51 and 1953-56
  • Launceston NTFA premiership, 1951
  • East Devonport Captain / Coach, 1957-59
  • TFL, NTFA and NWFU representative. Atkins was the first player to represent all three associations, including acting as Captain / Coach of both the NTFA and NWFU
  • Tasmanian representative on 11 occasions, including at the 1947 National Carnival, where he formed a ruck combination with North Launceston teammates Bert Chilcott and Ray Summers
  • North Launceston, Launceston, King Island and Currie Teams of the Century
  • King Island / Currie, Premiership Captain / Coach, Association President, 1960-62
  • Many years of service to football as a school football coach, tribunal chairman and media commentator

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