• Roy Edward Kimberley BENT
  • Guernsey Number: 20, 26
    Career: 1921 to 1928
    NFC Games: 98
    NFC Goals: 333

  • Roy "Alec" Bent was one of the Norwood Football Club's greatest ever forwards. Born in Broken Hill, Roy Edward Kimberley Bent played for North Broken Hill Reserves in 1918, progressing to the seniors in the second half of the 1919 season. He continued with them in 1920, earning the nickname of "Cool Alec". Invited to join the Norwood B team in 1921, he played two games before being selected for his League debut. Bent began his career as a half forward/rover. In the last six games of the season he was named at full forward, starting with a game against Glenelg. He booted seven majors and never looked back. He played in the Grand Final in his first year.
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  • The Visionary; Bert Baulderstone 1906 - 1972
  • Albert (Bert) William Baulderstone was born on 18 June 1906 at Longwood in the Adelaide Hills, and began his schooling at nearby Scotts Creek in 1913. Baulderstone founded a small building firm that became the largest building company in the State. He accepted the position as President of the Norwood Football Club after the death of Theo/Ted Heidenreich, in December 1962. Baulderstone had not sort the position, but took on the role after being asked to make himself available.
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