• Henry Archibald PLUNKETT
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    Career: 1890 to 1893
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  • Henry 'Nug' Plunkett was like a comet that lit up the football firmament for an instant and then was seen no more. In just his third year with Norwood, 1893, he was briefly captain of both his club and South Australia. Two years later, after a five-month battle with tuberculosis and bronchial catarrh, he was dead at the tender age of 27, survived by a sorrowing widow and two small daughters. Such is the fickleness of fame that no likeness of 'Nug' was known to exist until the SANFL Archives unearthed a photograph of the 1893 SA team early in 2017.
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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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