• Hubert (Tom) WARHURST
  • Guernsey Number: 22
    Career: 1935 to 1936, 1938 to 1940, 1946 to 1947
    NFC Games: 94
    NFC Goals: 137

  • Born in South Australia, Hubert (Tom) Warhurst took great pride as a seven year-old in carrying the legendary Alec Lill's football bag into Norwood Oval on match days. At the time Lill was a teller in the Norwood branch of the bank managed by Tom's father. The Warhurst family moved to Melbourne in 1924, and Tom attended Xavier College for the last six years of his schooling. While at the school he excelled at athletics (running, hurdling and high jumping) cricket, football and tennis. In 1935 Warhurst played three games in the Norwood Reserves, kicking 27 goals. After missing a few weeks due to a chest injury, Warhurst was promoted to the League team in round 6, 1935. Named at full-forward, he kicked four goals in Norwood's victory against Sturt : 12.10 to 8.13. He went on to make 12 appearances for the year and was named the team's best junior.
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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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