Hall of Fame

John Quinn

Inducted
2002
Era
1901-1930

SANFL UMPIRE

  • Umpired 125 SANFL games
  • Umpired in five SANFL Grand Finals, 1924, 1925, 1926, 1927, 1928

Johnny Quinn was universally esteemed and an undoubted personality. A demonstrative umpire he used theatrical gestures to explain his interpretations to players and spectators and this novelty, together with his natural charm, gave him the appeal of a matinee idol.