Sam Coffa AM is inducted into Sport Australia Hall of Fame

PRINT PAGE

Eight of Australia’s most celebrated sportspeople honoured with Sport Australia Hall of Fame induction

From athletes who’ve triumphed in the green and gold to pioneering and inspirational men and  women, eight of Australia’s stars and servants were formally recognised and inducted into the Sport Australia Hall of Fame on the night.

Joining the top echelon of Australian athletes and contributors the country has ever produced, the eight new Inductees graciously accepted the induction, widely considered the highest national sporting honour that can be bestowed.

Click below to read more on each inductee.

2018 SPORT AUSTRALIA HALL OF FAME INDUCTEES

Wendy Botha – Athlete Member (Surfing)
Drew Ginn OAM – Athlete Member (Rowing)
Harry Kewell – Athlete Member (Football)
Darren Lockyer – Athlete Member (Rugby League)
Robyn Maher AM – Athlete Member (Basketball)
Allan Moffatt OBE – Athlete Member (Motor Racing)

Salvatore ‘Sam’ Coffa AM – General Member

(Administration – Commonwealth Games/Weightlifting)
Gai Waterhouse – General Member (Coaches & Trainers – Horse Racing)

OTHER NEWS

  • Gold Coast Games legacy continues with Ron Clarke Griffith Futures Scholarship

    In honouring the memory of Ron Clarke AO MBE, Commonwealth Games Australia and Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games partner Griffith University have combined to introduce the scholarship which is designed to support two young indigenous student athletes to study at Griffith University, commencing in 2021.

  • Vale Joy Forster

    Commonwealth Games Australia mourns the passing of Glasgow 2014 bronze medallist Joy Forster at age 70.

  • 2022 Poised to be a “bumper year of sport”

    Australian Commonwealth Games team chef de mission Petria Thomas believes 2022 will provide an unprecedented opportunity for Australian athletes and their sports to shine on the world stage and in the eyes of the Australian public.

  • Investing in our sports and athletes

    Commonwealth Games Australia’s funding programs continue to support Australia’s best young and developing athletes as they compete across the world in our partner sports, read some of the highlights from the past year of action.