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KEY FACTS

Official name
Norwood Football Club

Known as
Norwood

Nickname
Redlegs

Formed
1878

Colours
Navy blue and red

Associated clubs
Norwood Reserves; Norwood U18s; Norwood-North; Norwood WFC; Norwood U16s

Affiliation (Current)
South Australian National Football league (SANFL) 1878–2022

Home Ground
Norwood Oval

SANFL Premierships
1878-79-80-81-82-83, 1887-88-89, 1891, 1894, 1901, 1904, 1907, 1922-23, 1925, 1929, 1941, 1946, 1948, 1950, 1975, 1978, 1982, 1984, 1997, 2012-13-14 (30 total)

Senior Premierships
Championship of Australia 1888, 1907 (2 total); Stanley H. Lewis Memorial Trophy 1965, 1974, 1982, 1984-5-6-7, 1995-6-7-8, 2011-12 (13 total); NFL Series 1977 (1 total); SANFL Night/Knock-out/Pre-season Series 1956, 1958 (2 total); Living Health Cup (minor premiers) 1997

Most Games
336 - Garry McIntosh (1982-1998)

Most Goals
669 - Bruce Schultz (1933–41)

League Top Goalkickers
Bill Dedman (12) 1878 & (12) 1879; Joe Traynor (7) 1880; W.Duffy & Joe 'Curly' Pollock (both 7) 1881; Charles Woods (29) 1888, (55) 1891 & (46) 1892; Anthony Daly (88) 1893, (47) 1894, (46) 1895 & (32) 1899; Bill 'Darky' Miller (44) 1901 & (35) 1904; Richard 'Bruce' Townsend (22) 1909; Roy Bent (42) 1921, (53) 1924, (59) 1925 & (65) 1926; Thomas Hart (50) 1922; Bruce Schultz (100) 1941; Peter Dalwood (70) 1946; Max Mayo (78) 1953; Ian Brewer (96) 1965; Michael Coligan (81) 1972; Jim West (80) 1997 (25 total)

Magarey Medalists
Alby Green (1898), Charlie Perry (1915); Walter Scott (1921, 1924, 1930); Alick Lill (1925); Bill McCallum (1936); John Marriott (1951); Ron Kneebone (1966); Michael Aish (1981); Garry McIntosh (1994 & 1995); Andrew Jarman (1997); Matt Thomas (2013); Mitch Grigg 2017 & 2018 (12 Medallists/16 Medals)

Headquarters
4 Woods St, Norwood, SA 5067

Phone: (08) 8362 6278 

Website
norwoodfc.com.au

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"Jack Oatey, having fine-tuned his tactical knowledge during a wartime stint with South Melbourne in the VFL, was appointed Norwood’s captain-coach in 1945. Aged just 24, Oatey was not greeted with universal acclaim by his teammates, and indeed throughout his coaching tenure at the Parade there were some who persisted in viewing him with distrust. In part this was because Oatey was an immensely self-confident, forthright young man who was constitutionally antipathetic to the ‘politics of consensus’ by means of which most Australian football clubs of the time tended to operate. Paradoxically, this same forthrightness, when applied to the coaching sphere, was one of Oatey’s strengths, and a primary reason for his success ... "

John Devaney examines the Redlegs' rich history - including their early dominance of South Australian football

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2022 Season (SANFL) Fixture

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Norwood's 2022 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 A Norwood 0.53.85.98.13 61 LOST Glenelg 2.45.610.911.10 76 -15 GLE Apr 2 (Sat, 3:10) Scores
2 H Norwood 2.16.49.711.15 81 LOST Woodville West Torrens 4.76.89.912.11 83 -2 NOR Apr 8 (Fri, 7:40) Scores
3 H Norwood 4.46.79.911.9 75 WON Port Adelaide Magpies 1.14.47.88.11 59 16 NOR Apr 15 (Fri, 7:35) Scores
4 H Norwood 5.57.914.1019.13 127 WON West Adelaide 3.05.27.49.5 59 68 CEN Apr 24 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
5 A Norwood 2.34.55.107.11 53 LOST Sturt 4.37.49.612.9 81 -28 UNL May 1 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
6 H Norwood 4.26.46.87.9 51 LOST South Adelaide 3.33.45.68.9 57 -6 NOR May 7 (Sat, 2:05) Scores
7 H Norwood 3.26.57.910.14 74 WON Central District 3.14.27.48.5 53 21 NOR May 20 (Fri, 7:40) Scores
8 H Norwood 3.16.37.510.7 67 WON Adelaide Reserves 1.24.46.59.8 62 5 NOR May 27 (Fri, 7:40) Scores
9 A Norwood 3.35.47.87.10 52 LOST North Adelaide 2.26.47.79.9 63 -11 PRO Jun 4 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
10 Norwood       Bye        
11 A Norwood 3.18.110.215.4 94 WON Port Adelaide Magpies 3.34.57.811.10 76 18 ALB Jun 19 (Sun, 1:10) Scores
12 H Norwood 2.26.49.911.10 76 WON Sturt 1.03.24.47.8 50 26 NOR Jun 25 (Sat, 2:35) Scores
13 A Norwood        vs Woodville West Torrens          WOO Jul 2 (Sat, 2:10)  
14 H Norwood        vs North Adelaide          NOR Jul 9 (Sat, 2:10)  
15 A Norwood        vs South Adelaide          NOA Jul 16 (Sat, 2:10)  
16 H Norwood        vs Adelaide Reserves          NOR Jul 23 (Sat, 2:10)  
17 A Norwood        vs Central District          ELZ Aug 6 (Sat, 2:10)  
18 H Norwood        vs Glenelg          NOR Aug 12 (Fri, 7:40)  
19 A Norwood        vs West Adelaide          RIC Aug 19 (Fri, 7:40)  
 

Footnotes

* Behinds calculated from the 1965 season on.
+ Score at the end of extra time.