Donald “Don” Lindner

Achievements

• League Captain – (7) 1963-69

• League Coach – (4) 1963-66

• Magarey Medal – 1967

• Best & Fairest – (3) 1958, 1962, 1967

• Leading Goalkicker – 1955

• All-Australian – 1961

• 16 State Games

• 16 Finals Games

• 1 x Premiership player

• First NAFC player to reach 250 games

• Record for most wins as captain (82)

 

Other Awards

• Runner-Up Best and Fairest – 1966

• Best Team Man – (3) 1962-64

• Best Forward – (5) 1957; 59-61; 65

• Most Constructive – 1968

• Most Effective – 1956

• Most Magarey Medal Votes – (2) 1955; 67

• 3rd Best Player – 1960

• 5th Best Player – 1969

• Most Improved Junior – 1954

• Second 18s Best and Fairest – 1954

 

Inducted/ Named Awards

• SANFL Life Member – 1966

• SANFL Hall Of Fame – 2002

• NAFC Team of the Century (Centre Half-Forward) – 2000

• NAFC Life Member – 1971

• Best League Forward presented the Don Lindner Best Forward trophy since 2009

• Don Lindner Medal presented to an Under-age Best and Fairest in the Junior Football Association during the 1980s