Norwood and Sturt have met 276 times. On Monday afternoon, the Redlegs will be looking to make it win 152 against the Double Blues.
Norwood hasn’t beaten Sturt since June 2015. Norwood prevailed in that Round 10 clash by 22-points.
The sides have played 114 times at Coopers Stadium, with Norwood holding an overall advantage 69 – 41.
The most recent meeting between the teams was in Round 18 last season when Norwood came from behind to draw with the Double Blues. On that day, Mitch Grigg amassed 30 disposals along with two goals to claim the three Magarey Medal votes.
In Round one last year Norwood and Sturt won and lost. The Redlegs recorded an impressive 22-point win over North Adelaide at Coopers Stadium, while Sturt started 2017 with a heartbreaking two-point loss Adelaide at Peter Motley Oval.
The last time these two sides faced off in Round 1 was in 2015. The Redlegs came out victorious that day by 19-points.
This is the 40th anniversary of Norwood’s 1978 1 point premiership win over Sturt, giving the Redlegs the flag in their Centenary season.
1901 was a big year for both clubs, this was when Sturt played its first SANFL game and when Norwood made its home on The Parade.
LAST FIVE TIMES:
R18 2017, Norwood FC 11.10 (76) draw Sturt 10.16 (76) at Coopers Stadium
R8 2017, Norwood FC 11.11 (77) def by Sturt 21.9 (135) at Peter Motley Oval by 58 pts
R10, 2016 Sturt 10.7 (67) d Norwood FC 8.12 (60) at Peter Motley Oval by 7 pts
R5, 2016 Sturt 11.9 (75) d Norwood 8.9 (57) at Coopers Stadium by 18 pts
R10, 2015 Norwood 12.7 (79) d Sturt 8.9. (57) at Peter Motley Oval by 22pts