HISTORY OF NFC - 2010 - 2017  
HISTORY OF NFC  
   
 
 

2010 - 2017

2010
Under new coach Nathan Bassett, the team lost the first four games, but won 14 and lost 10 games,
reaching the Grand Final but losing narrowly to Central District by 6 points, 9-11 to 10-11.
Tim Weatherald played his 300th SANFL game against Port Adelaide at Alberton Oval, June 19.
Eight players were taken into the AFL draft at the completion of the season.
Much loved former player and administrator Ian Stasinowsky passed away, October 22.
Four new light towers installed to replace the originals which were there since 1951.


2011
A season of mixed fortunes, winning 15 games and losing 8 to finish in third position.
The club won the Stanley H Lewis Memorial Trophy for the twelfth time.
The Redlegs Foundation was launched on April 1, the purpose was to provide financial assistance
to former Norwood players.
James Gallagher and Stuart Bown completed their 200th games for Norwood during the season.


2012
Norwood won their 28th premiership by winning 20 games, losing 2, and defeating West Adelaide
12-7 to 3-12, the 20 wins setting a new record for the most wins in a season.
The club won the Stanley H Lewis Memorial Trophy for the thirteenth time.
The Team:
Coach: Nathan Bassett
F: Ben Warren, Luke Jericho, Simon Phillips
HF: Andrew Kirwan, Brady Dawe, James Gallagher
C: James Aish, Matt Suckling, Nathan Batsanis
HB: Luke Brown, Michael Chippendale, Dean Terlich
B: Jace Bode, Alex Georgiou, Ben Jefferies
Ruck: Angus Clarke, Jaryd Cachia, Tim Webber
Res: Brett Zorzi (a/c), Ed Smart, Josh Donohue

Dean Terlich was awarded the Jack Oatey Medal as best on ground in the Grand Final.
The premiership was even more meritorious considering the loss of captain Kieran McGuinness
early in the season due to injury.
Norwood won the Under 16 premiership.

2013
Norwood won their 29th premiership by winning 20 games, losing 2, and defeating North Adelaide
10-12 to 4-8.
The Team:
Coach: Nathan Bassett
F: Ben Warren, Darren Pfeiffer, Simon Phillips
HF: Matt Thomas, Brady Dawe, Trent Dumont
C: James Aish, Brett Zorzi, Ben Jefferies
HB: Andrew Kirwan, Lewis Stevenson, Matt Fuller
B: Jace Bode, Alex Georgiou (vc), Kieran McGuinness (c)
Ruck: Sam Baulderstone, Mitchell Grigg, Matt Suckling
Res: Tim Webber, Liam Davis, Orazio Fantasia

Opposing coaches Nathan Bassett (Norwood) and Andy Collins (West Adelaide) clashed at half
time in the players' race, April 25.
Matthew Thomas was awarded the Magarey Medal as fairest and most brilliant player in the SANFL.
Brett Zorzi was awarded the Jack Oatey Medal as best on ground in the Grand Final.
Matt Suckling was awarded the Bob Quinn Medal as best on ground in the Anzac Day Match
against West Adelaide.

2014
Under new coach Ben Warren, Norwood won their 29th premiership with 14 wins, 7 losses, and
defeating Port Adelaide Magpies 12-10 to 11-12.
This was the first SANFL Grand Final played at Adelaide Oval since 1973.
The Team:
Coach: Ben Warren
F: Brady Dawe, Michael Newton, Kane Murphy
HF: Ed Smart, Liam Davis, Simon Phillips
C: Ben Jefferies, Kristian Roocke, Anthony Wilson
HB: Andrew Kirwan, Alex Forster, Gavin Hughes
B: Jace Bode (vc), Kieran McGuinness (c), Michael Chippendale
Ruck: Sam Baulderstone, Matthew Panos, Tim Webber (vc)
Res: Callum Bartlett, James Allan, Josh Donohue

Matthew Panos was awarded the Jack Oatey Medal as best on ground in the Grand Final.


2015
After winning 3 premierships in succession, the club won 9 of the first 10 games and were sitting
on top of the ladder, winning only 2 more games and lost 7 to finish 5th at the end of the season.
The first season of the EP Livestock & Real Estate Academy was very successful in engaging
players from our newly accrued country zone on the Eyre Peninsula.
Peter Persinos was awarded the Bob Quinn Medal as best on ground in the Anzac Day Match
against Port Adelaide Magpies.
Dylan Reinbrecht was awarded the Reserves Magarey Medal.
The Under 18s won the premiership, defeating W-WT Eagles 12-5 to 8-11.
Jack Bollmeyer was awarded the Tomkins-McCallum Medal for the Under 18 competition.


2016
In a very disappointing season, the club won 6 games and lost 12 to finish in 8th position on the
ladder for the first time in the club's history.
The 'Build the Fort' campaign launched to raise money for new social clubrooms.


2017
In a season where the club lost 4 games by less than a goal, 10 wins, 8 losses and a draw was
good enough to make the finals, but lost to Central District in the Elimination Final.
Mitchell Grigg was awarded the Magarey Medal as fairest and most brilliant player in the SANFL.
In the inaugural season of the SANFL Statewide Super Women's League, Norwood won the
premiership, defeating North Adelaide 9-11 to 6-2.



A Team from 2010 to 2017:

Coach: Nathan Bassett
F: Ben Warren, Michael Newton, Simon Phillips
HF: Ed Smart, Brady Dawe, Mitchell Grigg
C: Anthony Wilson, Matthew Panos, James Gallagher
HB: Matthew Fuller, Michael Chippendale, Ben Jefferies
B: Jace Bode, Kieran McGuinness (c), Alex Georgiou
Ruck: Sam Baulderstone, Brett Zorzi (vc), Tim Webber
Res: Josh Donohue, Andrew Kirwan, Matt Suckling, Dean Terlich, Patrick Levicki, Alex Forster

 
 
 
 
 
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