ADELAIDE, AUSTRALIA - APRIL 5: Nigel Lappin #44 of Brisbane punts the ball during the Round two AFL match between Port Adelaide Power and the Brisbane Lions on April 5 , 2003 at AAMI Stadium in Adelaide, Australia. (Photo by Tony Lewis/Getty Images)

Maurice Rioli, Nigel Lappin among 2016’s Hall of Fame inductees

The AFL inducted six new members into the Hall of Fame on Tuesday night.

See all six and their outstanding achievements during their playing days below:

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JULY 9: Michael Long, Aunty Joy Murphy and Maurice Rioli at the Welcome to Country ceremony during the AFL Round 15 match between the Richmond Tigers and the Essendon Bombers at the MCG July 9, 2005 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Mark Dadswell/Getty Images)
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA – JULY 9: Michael Long, Aunty Joy Murphy and Maurice Rioli at the Welcome to Country ceremony during the AFL Round 15 match between the Richmond Tigers and the Essendon Bombers at the MCG July 9, 2005 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Mark Dadswell/Getty Images)

Maurice Rioli (Richmond/South Fremantle)

  • Played from 1975 to 1987
  • 168 games for South Fremantle, 118 games for Richmond
  • WAFL Premiership: 1980
  • 2x Richmond Best & Fairest: 1982-1983
  • Norm Smith Medal: 1982
  • 2x Simpson Medal (for Grand Final): 1980-1981
  • 3x All-Australian
ADELAIDE, AUSTRALIA - SEPTEMBER 3: Ben Hart of the Crows and Luke Ball of the Saints during the AFL final qualifying round between the Adelaide Crows and the St Kilda Saints at AAMI Stadium September 3, 2005 in Adelaide, Australia. (Photo by James Knowler/Getty Images)
ADELAIDE, AUSTRALIA – SEPTEMBER 3: Ben Hart of the Crows and Luke Ball of the Saints during the AFL final qualifying round between the Adelaide Crows and the St Kilda Saints at AAMI Stadium September 3, 2005 in Adelaide, Australia. (Photo by James Knowler/Getty Images)

Ben Hart (Adelaide)

  • Played from 1992 to 2006
  • 311 games with Adelaide Crows
  • 2x AFL Premiership: 1997, 1998
  • 4x All-Australian team: 1992-1993, 1999, 2002
  • 2x Adelaide Best & Fairest: 1999, 2002

ADELAIDE, AUSTRALIA - APRIL 5: Nigel Lappin #44 of Brisbane punts the ball during the Round two AFL match between Port Adelaide Power and the Brisbane Lions on April 5 , 2003 at AAMI Stadium in Adelaide, Australia. (Photo by Tony Lewis/Getty Images)
ADELAIDE, AUSTRALIA – APRIL 5: Nigel Lappin #44 of Brisbane punts the ball during the Round two AFL match between Port Adelaide Power and the Brisbane Lions on April 5 , 2003 at AAMI Stadium in Adelaide, Australia. (Photo by Tony Lewis/Getty Images)

Nigel Lappin (Brisbane)

  • Played from 1994 to 2008
  • 279 games for Brisbane Bears/Lions
  • Brisbane Lions premiership player 2001, 2002,2003
  • Merrett-Murray Medal 2004
  • All-Australian team 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004
  • Brisbane Lions captain 2007–2008

Ray Sorrell (East Fremantle/South Fremantle)

  • Played from 1956 to 1965
  • 156 for East Fremantle, 22 for South Fremantle
  • 2x Sandover Medal winner
  • 2x Simpson Medal winner
  • 2x All-Australian

Paul Bagshaw (Sturt)

  • Played from 1964 to 1980
  • 360 games for Sturt
  • Sturt premiership player 1966, 1967, 1968, 1969
    1970, 1974, 1976
  • Sturt best and fairest 1966, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1977
  • Sturt leading goalkicker 1978
  • Sturt captain 1973–1980
  • South Australian Football Hall of Fame inductee 2002
  • Sturt Team of the Century

Verdun Howell (St Kilda)

  • Played from 1958 to 1968
  • 159 games with St Kilda
  • St Kilda Best and Fairest 1959
  • Brownlow Medallist (tied with Bob Skilton) 1959
  • Premiership player 1966
  • Victorian state representative nine times

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