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.

The Dragons great's quality successful 10 expansive finals is an Australian rugby league record.

Proven was inducted successful the Sport Australia Hall disconnected Fame successful 2015, and 3 years aboriginal was named Rugby League's 12th Immortal.

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 iconic photograph of a mud soaked Provan alongside Summons was taken astatine the SCG aft the 1963 expansive final.