West Adelaide Induct Three Hall of Fame Members

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On Saturday night West Adelaide inducted three new Hall of Fame Members. The inductees were James Tierney, John Kantilaftas and Ryan Ferguson. Information on each player can be found below. 

All three inductees are all deserving of this great honor and we congratulate and thank them for their service to our club.

 

James M. Tierney
Era: 1892 -1920
Inducted: 2021

PLAYING RECORD:
• 81 games and 16 Goals for West Adelaide 1901, 1902, 1904, 1907-1910
• 9 games and 1 goal for West Torrens 1903
• 10 games and 1 goal for South Adelaide 1905, 1906
• 15 games and 4 goals for North Adelaide 1911, 1912
• Vice Captain of West Adelaide 1904, 1908, 1909
• Captain of West Adelaide 1907

MATCHES FOR SOUTH AUSTRALIA:
• 9 games and 2 goals for South Australia 1902, 1904, 1905, 1908

INDIVIDUAL AWARDS:
• Magarey Medal 1908

PREMIERSHIPS:
• Member of premiership team for West Adelaide 1908, 1909
• Member of Champions of Australia team 1908

 

Ryan M. Ferguson
Era: 2008 – Modern
Inducted: 2021

PLAYING RECORD:
• 108 Games and 36 goals for West Adelaide 2008-2013
• 1 game and 0 gaols for West Adelaide Foxtel Cup 2013
• 25 games and 3 goals for Frankston (VFA) 2001-2002
• 38 games and 25 goals for Sandringham (VFA) 2003-2007
• 47 games and 6 goals for Melbourne (VFL/AFL) 2003-2007
• 12 games 21 goals for Williamstown (VFL) 2014

PREMIERSHIPS:
• FOXTEL Cup Champions 2013 – Captain

MATCHES FOR SOUTH AUSTRALIA:
• Played 2 games and 0 goals for South Australia in 2009, 2013

INDIVIDUAL AWARDS:
• West Adelaide Best and Fairest 2008, 2009, 2012, 2013
• Club Captain of West Adelaide 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013
• Advertiser Team of the Year 2009, 2012, 2013
• Captain Advertiser Team of the Year 2012, 2013
• 26 Magarey Medal Votes
• Fos Williams Medal Winner 2013 (Best Player in State game)
• Harold Ball Memorial Trophy, Melbourne FC Best First Year Player 2003
• WAFC Team of Centuries Member 2018

COACHING RECORD:
• Richmond Football Club Development Coach and VFL Line Coach 2015 -2020
• Richmond AFLW Head Coach 2021

 

John Kantilaftas
Era: 1979 – Modern
Inducted: 2021

PLAYING RECORD:
• 134 games and 12 goals for West Adelaide 1979-1988
• 2 games and 3 goals National Escort Cup 1979, 1984
• 20 games and 1 goal SANFL Escort Cup

PREMIERSHIPS:
• Member of the premiership team for West Adelaide 1983

INDIVIDUAL AWARDS:
•West Adelaide Best and Fairest 1981
• Advertiser Team of the Year 1981
•West Adelaide Best and Fairest U/17 1976, 1977
• Life Member of West Adelaide

COACHING RECORD:
• Coached WAFC Under 19 team 1989, 1990
• Reserves Runner 1994, 1995

ADMINISTRATION
• West Adelaide CEO 2013–2017
• Woodville West Torrens CEO 2001-2008
•West Adelaide Selection Committee 1996-2000
• West Adelaide Committee of Management (Board) 1991, 1992, 2013