Past Player of the Week

Past Player of the Week – Albert Sawley

Albert George “Pongo” Sawley was a tough, uncompromising footballer who was regarded as one of the most skilful players of his era. Originally from the Kensington Football Club, he impressed in the Norwood Reserves as a centre-man early in 1935. He made his league debut against Sturt on a half-forward flank in round six and played nine senior matches for the season.

In 1936 he was runner-up in the Reserves Magarey Medal, despite again playing nine league games during the year and winning the league award for “best user of the ball”.

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