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Victor Richardson OBE


Inducted in 2010 Elevated to Legend in 2016

Victor Richardson was a leading Australian sportsman, captaining the Australian Cricket Team and the State Football Team, representing Australia in Baseball and the State in golf. He also captured a State Tennis title.

He is most famous as an Australian cricketer and represented Australia in 19 Test matches between 1924 and 1936, including 5 as Captain.

As a footballer he clocked up 114 games for Sturt and 10 for South Australia, and in 1920 was awarded the Magarey Medal.

He was awarded the Helms Athletic Foundation Award in 1925, which was commemorated with the naming of the Victor Richardson Gates at Adelaide Oval, and was awarded an OBE in 1967.