Norm McDonald (Australian footballer)

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For the Footscray player, see Norm McDonald (footballer, born 1898).
Norm McDonald
Personal information
Date of birth 10 December 1925
Date of death 28 November 2002(2002-11-28) (aged 76)
Original team(s) Belmont/Geelong RAAF
Height / weight 180 cm, 74 kg
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1947–1953 Essendon 128 (3)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1953.
Career highlights
Sources: AFL Tables, AustralianFootball.com

Norm McDonald (10 December 1925 – 28 November 2002) was an Australian rules footballer of Aboriginal heritage.

McDonald played in the Essendon premiership teams in 1949 and 1950 and won the Essendon Best and Fairest award in 1951.

McDonald was also a leading amateur athlete, holding the 5,000 metre Australian title in 1948 and 1949.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Atkinson, p. 178.

Sources[edit]

  • Atkinson, G. (1982) Everything you ever wanted to know about Australian rules football but couldn't be bothered asking, The Five Mile Press: Melbourne. ISBN 0 86788 009 0.

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