Tasmanian sport recognises the boy who ran everywhere and became a basketball champ

By Neil Kearney
Updated December 2 2023 - 7:13am, first published 7:12am
Tasmanian Hall of Fame inductee and Longford icon Ian Davies. Pictures file
Tasmanian Hall of Fame inductee and Longford icon Ian Davies. Pictures file

These old eyes still see Ian Davies as a little boy - a shy, weedy kid who wore glasses, a threadbare Carlton footy jumper and a sad smile. We were inseparable playmates from the time we learnt to walk. Actually, Ian didn't walk much at all. He liked to run everywhere.

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