Past Player of the Week

Past Player of the Week – William Padman

Bill Padman followed in the footsteps of his brother Edward, playing for Norwood and South Australia but then going one better by celebrating a premiership with the crack team of 1907.

Born at Plympton on 18 April 1885, the youngest son and sixth child of Thomas and Isabella (Taylor) Padman, Bill was educated at Sturt Street Public School and Prince Alfred College, finishing in 1901.  After two amateur league seasons with St Barthlomew’s, he stripped with Norwood as a follower and backman in 1904.

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