League Immortal Norm Provan dies aged 88

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Rugby league fable Norm Provan has died aged 88.

The 12th Immortal had been battling dementia successful caller years.

He was pivotal successful starring St George to their grounds tally of premiership wins and played 18 Tests for Australia.

A mud-soaked Provan (L) and Arthur Summons embracing aft the 1963 NSWRL expansive final. (Twitter)

He played successful 10 of St George's 11 successive grand-final victories, the past 5 arsenic captain-coach.

Provan's feats were further immortalised by the NRL, with the icon and Arthur Summons captured successful a celebrated photograph that adorns the premiership trophy.

The league large was calved successful the NSW Riverina and attended schoolhouse successful the North Sydney district.

Provan proved to beryllium the 1 that got distant from Eastern Suburbs, aft helium trialled unsuccessfully with Easts earlier joining St George from the Sutherland juniors.


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