• Bill CHAPMAN
  • Guernsey Number: 12, 29
    Career: 1966 to 1970
    NFC Games: 55
    NFC Goals: 32

  • Bill Chapman played his early football at St Peter's College and with Norwood's Colts. He then spent three years with Adelaide University in the Amateur League, representing the State Amateurs in 1964, and being named in the All-Australian amateur team in 1965.
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  1960 SANFL GRAND FINAL
 
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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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