Ahead of Norwood FC’s encounter with South Adelaide at Hickinbotham Oval on Sunday afternoon, Norwood’s Media Writer Joseph Marciano has provided the key statistics for the clash.
At Hickinbotham Oval South Adelaide have won the last four against Norwood. Norwood’s last win against the Panthers was in 2015 at Coopers Stadium.
Between the two sides they won the first 8 SANFL premierships and 19 of the first 24 premierships.
Norwood’s highest ever score kicked against South Adelaide was 27.17.179 in Round 14 June 20, 1992 at Coopers Stadium.
In the last meeting between the two sides, Joel Cross kicked the match winner in the dying seconds to give South a memorable victory.
The last final between these two sides dates back to 1990 an Elimination Final on September 16 at AAMI Stadium. South 19.18.132 d Norwood 13.12.90 by 42pts.
The last draw between these two sides was in 2008 Round 5 April 25 at Coopers Stadium. Norwood 11.12.78 drew South 11.12.78.
Norwood FC and South are ranked both third and fourth in the SANFL for kicks per game. South Adelaide average 198, while Norwood average 191.
Norwood FC are ranked second in competition for marks allowed, only allowing 75 marks per game.
LAST FIVE TIMES:
R4, 2017 South 13.11 (89) d Norwood 13.7 (85) at Coopers Stadium
R14, 2016 South 12.13 (85) d Norwood 8.8 (56) at Coopers Stadium
R7, 2016 South 15.12 (102) d Norwood 12.7 (79) at Hickinbotham Oval
R15, 2015 South 9.10 (64) d Norwood 10.3. (63) at Hickinbotham Oval
R7, 2015 Norwood 11.13 (79) d South 9.8. (62) at Coopers Stadium
Match Stats from Previous Encounter*
In: C.Shenton (Rec), C.Olsson, H.Viney
Out: A.Giannini (Lacerated Kidney)
Milestone: If Selected, Chris Olsson to debut
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