DOB: 27 December 1930
Number: 17 1950-1956
He played in the winning 1955 Grand Final after missing the first half of the season with a serious thigh injury suffered in the last five minutes of training before Round 1 selection. He returned for a Seconds game in Round 5 and was reinjured, not returning to the senior side until Round 12.
More injury trouble caused him to miss the 1956 Grand Final after hurting his knee and ankle in the Second Semi Final. He retired at the end of that year to return to a role in his family quarrying business.
"Demons' hero says "It's Our Flag" - Sporting Globe 08/09/1954
"Plans upset by McGivern injury" - The Age 15/04/1955
"Grand-final chance at stake for McGivern" - The Age 12/09/1956
"Demon star has retired" - The Age 06/03/1957