John Green attended Norwood High School and was recruited by Norwood from Salisbury after he had moved there for work.
Green impressed in the 1957 pre-season internal trials and he subsequently made his League debut in the opening round of that season. He was selected on a wing and Norwood defeated Sturt 11.9 to 10.8.
He kept his spot in the side the following week for the clash against West Adelaide at the Norwood Oval: Norwood 12.16 to West Adelaide 8.18.
Green played his last senior game in round three, against Port Adelaide.
A talented sportsman, he also played A Grade for the East Torrens Cricket Club
R Cialini May 2020