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Dunstall a legend in all eyes

Jason Dunstall of the Hawks celebrates on the ground with the Premiership Cup after winning the 1991 AFL Grand Final between the Hawthorn Hawks and the West Coast Eagles at Waverley Park.
Dunstall celebrates his fourth and final premiership in 1991.

Hawthorn great Jason Dunstall has become the first AFL player to be elevated to Legend status in the Queensland Sports Hall of Fame.

Recruited to the Hawks from Coorparoo in Brisbane, Dunstall piled on 269 games and 1254 goals across 14 seasons, and remains Hawthorn's highest goal kicker of all time (and third across the league).

'The Chief' enjoyed one of the AFL's most decorated careers, winning four premierships, three Coleman Medals and four All-Australian jumpers.

Yesterday's announcement is the most recent in a long list of accolades for the retired forward, with Dunstall having already been elevated to Hawthorn legend status in 2014.

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