Norwood Reserves fell to their second consecutive loss to Sturt this year by 21-points at the Parade on Sunday morning.
Despite trailing for most of the match Norwood got within six-points at the 20th minute mark of the last term before Sturt piled on two goals in five minutes to hand the Redlegs their second loss of the year.
It was a gallant performance from Norwood who now sit in fourth spot on the Reserves League Ladder.
The usual suspects of Darcy Pisani and Alex Forster had excess of 25 plus disposals, while Harry Viney and Kieran Agius influenced the scoreboard kicking five goals between them.
Callum Bartlett played his first competitive match for the year after returning from an ankle injury.
Bartlett finished with 22 disposals, six marks and a goal.
Young gun Luke Valente also had an encouraging performance after starring in the Under 18’s two weeks ago.
Valente had 22 touches including 7 marks and three tackles kicking 0.2 for the day.
Another youngster Zac Richards did his chances of a senior re-call no harm, collecting 26 disposals including eight marks and two tackles.
Norwood now turns their attention to Friday night’s match against bottom placed Port Adelaide.
Norwood FC: 2.7 4.8 7.11 10.13 (73)
Sturt FC: 2.4 6.9 9.14 12.22 (94)
Best: D. Pisani, N. Pedro, K. Agius , L. Wilson, R. Atkinson, H. Fahlbusch-Moore
Goals: K. Agius 3, H. Viney 2, J. Siviour, H. Fahlbusch-Moore, C. Bartlett, J. Beilby, L. Wilson