Vic Lawrence

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Vic Lawrence
Personal information
Full name Victor Lawrence
Date of birth 2 January 1928
Original team North Colts
Height/Weight 188 cm / 86 kg
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1948–1955 North Melbourne 121 (21)
1 Playing statistics correct to end of 1955 season.

Victor "Vic" Lawrence (born 2 January 1928) is a former Australian rules footballer who played with North Melbourne in the Victorian Football League (VFL).

A key defender, Lawrence was used as both a centre half-back and fullback during his career.[1] Lawrence was a North Melbourne player from Colts level and broke into the seniors for the first time in 1948.[2] He was a regular member of the side from 1950 to 1955, playing 105 of a possible 109 games.[3] In the 1950 VFL Grand Final, which North Melbourne lost to Essendon, Lawrence played as the 19th man.[1] He represented the VFL at interstate football in 1952 and was captain of North Melbourne in 1955, his final season.[1]

In 1956 he was cleared to Tongala, a club in the Goulburn Valley Football League.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Full Points Footy: Victor Lawrence (North Melbourne)
  2. ^ Holmesby, Russell & Main, Jim (2007). The Encyclopedia Of AFL Footballers. BAS Publishing. ISBN 978-1-920910-78-5. 
  3. ^ AFL Tables: Vic Lawrence
  4. ^ The Age,"Clearance Deferred", 7 March 1956, p. 11