Past Player of the Week

Past Player of the Week – Haydn Bunton

Haydn Austin Bunton was born on 5 April 1937 at Caulfield in Victoria and always had big boots to fill.  His father had won three Brownlow and three Sandover medals.  Young Haydn, a rover like his dad, overcame a debilitating childhood ailment, Perthes disease, which forced him to wear leg braces and use crutches till he was 10.  He later shattered a kneecap in a horrendous car crash.  But he overcame these setbacks to leave a unique football legacy – and Norwood played a key role.

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