• Harry JOHNS
  • Guernsey Number: 6, 8, 9
    Career: 1912 to 1922
    NFC Games: 100
    NFC Goals: 2

  • For a decade Harry Johns was a stalwart of the Norwood defence. He stoically held down the full back position. In his era however, he was referred to as the Norwood goalkeeper. He was also the state goalkeeper.
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  • 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.
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