Denis Cordner

Denis Cordner
Denis Cordner
Personal information
Birth 28 June 1924
Recruited from University Blacks
Height and weight 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in) / 91 kg
Death 17 October 1990(1990-10-17) (aged 66),
Playing career¹
Debut 1943, Melbourne v.
Richmond, at Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG)
Team(s)

Melbourne (1943, 1948–1956)

152 games, 82 goals

¹ Statistics to end of 2007 season
Career highlights


George Denis Pruen Cordner (28 June 1924 – 17 October 1990) was an Australian rules football player. His brothers Don, John and Ted were also notable sportsmen.

Denis Cordner played in the ruck in the Melbourne premiership teams in the 1948, 1955 and 1956.

He was named in the Melbourne's 'Team of the Century' in 2000 as the starting ruckman.

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Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Len Dockett
Ken Melville
Melbourne Best and Fairest
1950
1954
Succeeded by
Noel McMahen
Stuart Spencer
Preceded by
Robert McKenzie
Melbourne Football Club Leading Goalkicker
1950
Succeeded by
Robert McKenzie
Sporting positions
Preceded by
Shane McGrath
Melbourne Football Club Captain
1951–1953
Succeeded by
Geoff Collins

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