My first games in the Norwood guernsey were in the side yard at home using dad’s old #16 guernsey ( Peter Dalwood, 1945-1954, 147 games)
My junior football was played at Marryatville Primary School and Kensington Gardens Football Club before enrolling in year seven at Prince Alfred College in 1968. At PAC I played in the firsts for a number of years with success under Chester Bennett. However when I turned 15, ex-rays revealed that I had a stress fracture in my lower back caused by too much sport and working at dad’s iron foundry. in April 1973 I underwent surgery to fuse my L3-4 vertebrae.
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