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PLAYERS - NICHOLLS, James

James Edward NICHOLLS

STATISTICS

Guernsey Number: 9
Career: 1945
NFC Games: 15
NFC Goals: 14
Debut: V Glenelg (Norwood) 26th May 1945
Finale: v West Torrens (Adelaide) 22nd September 1945

BIO

James Edward Nicholls had shown promise as a tall junior before making his league debut against Glenelg in round 5, 1945. He was named as a ruck-shepherd changing in the back pocket.
 
Jim Nicholls played all of his 15 games in his only season at the club. Primarily a ruckman, he rested either in the back or forward pockets.
 
Nicholls' final league appearance was in Norwood's 1945 preliminary final loss to West Torrens when he kicked three goals.
 
In mid-October he was in the Norwood touring party that travelled to Broken Hill to play a representative team from the local league. Played on the Jubilee Oval, Norwood defeated Broken Hill : 10.11 to 8.9.
 
In 1940 he enlisted to serve his country in World War II

R Cialini May 2019
 


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