Alby Green

Albert 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.

Alby Green
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 3839)
Original team(s) Geelong Grammar School
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1892 Geelong (VFA) 13
1893–1899 Norwood (SAFA) ?
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1899.

Early life

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

Playing career

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[1] 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.


  1. "FOOTBALL. S. A. FOOTBALL ASSOCIATION". Adelaide Observer. LVI (3, 002). South Australia. 15 April 1899. p. 21. Retrieved 16 March 2018 via National Library of Australia.

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