Alby Green

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Alby Green
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Personal information
Full name Albert Green
Date of birth (1874-01-28)28 January 1874
Place of birth Medindee, New South Wales
Date of death 1913 (aged 38–39)
Original team(s) Geelong Grammar School
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
Geelong (VFA)
Norwood (SAFA)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1899.

Albert 'Alby' Green (28 January 1874 – 1913) was an Australian rules footballer who played with Norwood in the SAFA and first-class cricketer who played for South Australia.

Early life[edit]

Born in Medindee, New South Wales, Green was raised in Adelaide and educated at Geelong Grammar School.

Playing career[edit]

He played 13 Victorian Football Association (VFA) matches for the Geelong Football Club in 1892 before returning to South Australia the following year where he joined Norwood. Playing mainly as a rover, Green was a member of Norwood's 1894 premiership side. In 1898 Green became the inaugural winner of the Magarey Medal and retired from the game on a high. He also played seven first-class cricket matches for South Australia between 1894/95 and 1898/99.

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