Norwood Football Club  

17/05/2017 12:46:34 PM

First 5 Rounds Recap

After five rounds of the SANFL Maccas League we fourth on the ladder, with three wins and two defeats to our name.

The Redlegs, have much improved from last season with three convincing wins, including a solid 24-point victory over Centrals at Elizabeth a fortnight ago.

Norwood, also defeated North Adelaide in Round 1 and then went on to defeat West Adelaide by 44 points at City Mazda Stadium.

However, we have been undone twice this season so far, after tough losses to both Port and South by under a kick.

We now face a tough challenge this Friday night against Glenelg, who will be looking to notch up their fourth win of the campaign.

Norwood, will arguably enter the match the fresher of the two sides on the back of a week off, while Glenelg fell to the Eagles on Saturday afternoon by 70 points.

It’s an important game for us this week in order to put pressure on South and Port who are equal second.

The match this week against Glenelg, is also about creating awareness of Huntington’s Disease (HD) and aims to support those suffering from Huntingtons through the Huntingtons SA /NT association. 
To donate to this great cause, click here:

We are hoping the Norwood faithful turns out in numbers on Friday night, in what should be a fantastic spectacle in order to create awareness and help the team claim the two Premiership points.


R1, 2017 Norwood FC 12.16 (88) d West Adelaide 9.12 (66) at Coopers Stadium (Crowd, 3800)

R2, 2017 Norwood FC 13.8 (86) def by Port Adelaide 12.17 (89) at Coopers Stadium (Crowd, 4759)

R3, 2017 West Adelaide 5.7 (37) def by Norwood FC 12.9. (81) at City Mazda Stadium

R4, 2017 Norwood 13.7 (85) def by South Adelaide 13.11. (89) at Coopers Stadium (Crowd, 2491)

R5, 2017 Central District 14.12 (96) def by Norwood FC 19.6 (120) at My Money House Oval

Key Players Stats:

  • Mitch Grigg is ranked second in the competition for possessions, 109 over 5 rounds averaging 27.5 per game.
  • Lewis Johnston ranked third in the competition for marks, 30 over 5 rounds averaging 7.5 per game.
  • Sam Baulderstone leads the league for hit-outs, 158 over 5 rounds averaging 39.5 per game.

NFC Media Writer

Joseph Marciano

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