• Peter OATEY
  • Guernsey Number: 11, 8
    Career: 1965 to 1966 & 1968 to 1972
    NFC Games: 120
    NFC Goals: 110

  • Peter Oatey played his junior football with Kings College where he captained the football and tennis teams. He made his League debut in Round 1 of the 1965 season. His early games were as a half-forward flanker, mainly due to the presence of the powerful roving combination of brother Robert Oatey and captain-coach Haydn Bunton.
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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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