Former Eagles Judd, Cox and Glass to be inducted into WA Football Hall of Fame

West Coast Eagles captain Chris Judd attempts to break away from Adam Goodes in the 2006 AFL grand final. Picture: Getty Images
West Coast Eagles captain Chris Judd attempts to break away from Adam Goodes in the 2006 AFL grand final. Picture: Getty Images

West Coast Eagles premiership captain Chris Judd will be inducted into the WA Football Hall of Fame on Tuesday night along with fellow former Eagles Dean Cox and Darren Glass.

Former Claremont and Carlton full forward Warren Ralph will also be inducted along with 1946 West Perth premiership player John Loughridge and John J Simons, administrator secretary of the WA Football Association from 1905 to 1914.

One Hall of Fame member will also be elevated to Legend status, becoming the 18th Legend along with Haydn Bunton Snr, Haydn Bunton Jnr, Barry Cable, George Doig, Graham ‘Polly’ Farmer, Stan ‘Pops’ Heal, John Lenoard, Denis Marshall, Phil Matson, Merv McIntosh, Steve Marsh, George Moloney, Graham Moss, Jack Sheedy, John Todd, WJ ‘Nipper’ Truscott and Bill Walker.

[UPDATE Tuesday, March 12: South Fremante two-time Sandover medalist Stephen Michael was elevated to Legend status]

Inductees:

Dean COX

Player 2000-2014 (East Perth 2000-2003, West Coast 2001-2014)

Games 316 (East Perth 26, West Coast 290)

Goals 178 (East Perth 9, West Coast 169)

Honours: East Perth premiership player 2000; Simpson Medal 2000 (WAFL Grand Final); West Coast Eagles premiership player 2006; West Coast Eagles Club Champion 2008; West Coast Best Clubman Award 2006; All-Australian (6) 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2011, 2012; Ross Glendinning Medal 2011.

Darren GLASS

Player 1998–2014 (Perth 1998-2004, West Coast 2000-2014)

Games 318 (Perth 48, West Coast 270)

Goals 16 (Perth 8, West Coast 8)

Honours: West Coast Eagles premiership player 2006; West Coast Club Champion (3) 2007, 2009, 2011; West Coast Eagles captain 2008–2014; All-Australian (4) 2006, 2007, 2011, 2012 (captain).

Chris JUDD

Player 2002-2015 (East Perth 2002, West Coast 2002-2007, Carlton 2008-2015)

Games 280 (East Perth 1, West Coast 134, Carlton 145)

Goals 232 (East Perth 4, West Coast 138, Carlton 90)

Honours: Brownlow Medal (2) 2004, 2010; West Coast Eagles premiership player 2006; Norm Smith Medal 2005; AFL premiership Captain 2006; West Coast Eagles captain 2006–2007, Carlton captain 2008–2013; All-Australian (6) 2004, 2006, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011; West Coast Eagles Club Champion (2) 2004, 2006; John Nicholls Medal (3) 2008, 2009, 2010; Leigh Matthews Trophy (2) 2006, 2011; Ross Glendinning Medal (2) 2005, 2006; AFLPA Best First Year Player Award 2002; AFL Goal of the Year 2005; AFL Life Member 2015; West Coast Life Member 2018.

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John LOUGHRIDGE

Player 1945-1950

Games 136 (West Perth 126, WA 10)

Goals 42 (West Perth 42)

Honours: Sandover Medal 1946, Runner Up 1945; Simpson Medal 1946 (Grand Final); West Perth  premiership player 1949; West Perth Fairest and Best (3) – 1945, 1946, 1949; West Perth FC Life Member (1955); West Perth Team of the Century (2000).

Warren RALPH

Player 1980-1989

Games 164 (Claremont 123, Carlton 21, Glenelg 14, WA 6)

Goals 687 (Claremont 564, Carlton 72, Glenelg 30, WA 21)

Honours: WAFL Leading Goalkicker (4) – 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983; Claremont premiership player (3) – 1981,1987,1989; Claremont leading goalkicker (5) – 1980,1981,1982,1983,1987; Carlton leading goalkicker 1984; Claremont Best Ever Post-War Team (1946-1993)

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John J. (“Boss”) SIMONS

Administrator Secretary, WA Football Association 1905 -1914; Founder Young Australia Football League (later YAL) to promote and foster the Australian game in schools, which ensured its preeminence as a football code in Western Australia.

Honours: WAFL Life Member 1919

The WA Football Commission established the WA Football Hall of Fame in 2002 to honour players, coaches, umpires, administrators and media representatives who have made a significant contribution to the game WA. Since the WA Football Hall of Fame’s inauguration, 172 individuals across four eras have been inducted.