Norm Hillard

Norm Hillard (3 June 1915 24 April 1986) was an Australian rules footballer who played with Hawthorn and Fitzroy in the Victorian Football League (VFL).

Norm Hillard
Personal information
Date of birth 3 June 1915
Date of death 24 April 1986(1986-04-24) (aged 70)
Place of death Kew, Victoria
Original team(s) Kew
Height 180 cm (5 ft 11 in)
Weight 81 kg (179 lb)
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1933, 1936–37 Hawthorn 032 (57)
1939–1946 Fitzroy 094 (12)
Total 126 (69)
Coaching career
Years Club Games (W–L–D)
1945 Fitzroy 1 (1–0–0)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1946.
Sources: AFL Tables,

Hillard played in the forward line during his time at Hawthorn, kicking a career best 31 goals in the 1937 season. During his time at Fitzroy however he was used in defence and was the club's centre half back in their 1944 premiership. He was awarded best player in the 1944 premiership.

He later became coach of the Fitzroy Football Club 2nds team and was Chairman of Selectors for over two decades and also a longtime vice president of the club.

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