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Key Facts

Full name
Norman Matthews

Known as
Norm Matthews

Born
30 August 1915

Died
30 December 1985 (aged 70)

Age at first & last AFL game
First game: 19y 359d
Last game: 28y 278d

Height and weight
Height: 174 cm
Weight: 71 kg

Senior clubs
Melbourne; South Melbourne

Jumper numbers
Melbourne: 8, 11
South Melbourne: 8, 2

Recruited from
Melbourne (1938); South Melbourne (1942)

Family links
Herb Matthews (Father)Herbie Matthews Snr (Brother)Don Matthews (Nephew)Herbie Matthews Jnr (Nephew)

Norm Matthews

ClubLeagueCareer spanGamesGoalsAvgWin %AKIAHBAMKBV
MelbourneV/AFL1935, 1942-19441510.0720%0
South MelbourneV/AFL1938-19402860.2132%14.002.000
V/AFL1935, 1938-1940, 1942-19444370.1628%14.002.000
Total1935, 1938-1940, 1942-19444370.1628%14.002.000

Pre 1965 stats are for selected matches only

AFL: 4,328th player to appear, 4,582nd most games played, 5,546th most goals kickedMelbourne: 544th player to appear, 662nd most games played, 887th most goals kickedSouth Melbourne: 534th player to appear, 489th most games played, 574th most goals kicked

Footnotes

* Behinds calculated from the 1965 season on.
+ Score at the end of extra time.