• Dean DAWSON
  • Guernsey Number:
    Career: 1901 to 1906
    NFC Games: 80
    NFC Goals: 36

  • Dean Dawson was born at Gumeracha on 13 March 1881. He commenced playing for Norwood in 1901 while studying medicine at the University of Adelaide. Dawson was an outstanding all round sportsman who played football, cricket and lacrosse during his student days. In his first year at Norwood, Dawson won the most promising junior award which was followed by the best forward award in 1902. Dawson was a forward noted for his kicking and in particular, long place kicks. He played in the 1901 and 1904 premiership teams and was appointed captain in 1906 when Phil Newland was ruled out for the season due to injury.
    Read More >>
 
 
  1960 SANFL GRAND FINAL
 
Official Site Hall of Fame Locker Room
 
   
 
 
  • BIRTH OF THE NORWOOD – PORT RIVALRY, 1884
  • The Norwood-Port rivalry is one of the great traditions of South Australian football. It began in 1884 when, after a tremendous struggle, Port Adelaide became the first club to defeat Norwood for the premiership. Norwood’s original rival during the late 1870’s and early 1880’s had been South Adelaide, and there was a long-running feud between the two clubs. The red and blues dominated the South Australian competition throughout this era, winning a record six premierships in succession from 1878 to 1883. Conversely, Port Adelaide, although classed as one of the leading clubs, was not yet strong enough to threaten Norwood’s supremacy.
    Read More >>
 
 
     
 
 
Site by Media 235