Past Player of the Week

Past Player of the Week – Victor Le Cornu

Noted for magnificent dashes around the wing, Victor Le Cornu suffered the twin misfortunes of playing at a time when Norwood languished in the doldrums and World War I crushed football careers.

Norwood sat at the bottom of the ladder in Victor’s four years with the club, though he could hardly be blamed for that.  Indeed, he won the trophy for best junior in the testing season of 1913.  He kicked a goal on debut.  Norwood got the worst of the umpiring that day but did surprisingly well against powerful West Adelaide before going down fighting, 5.16 to 5.10.

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