Mark Turner played eight games for the Norwood under 17s in 1995.
The following season he played another 15 games in the under 17s and represented the state at under 16s level.
In 1997 he won the best and fairest award in the under 17s (22 games) and the team played in the Grand Final.
He had a taste of under 19s football in 1998 (7 games), but went on to play 16 games for the reserves.
Turner was named in a forward pocket in the reserves Grand Final against Port Adelaide - the Redlegs won by 19 points.
He continued to develop in the reserves and under 19s in 1999.
In 2001 Turner appeared 21 times for the reserves and also made his senior debut in the last minor round game of the season.
That was to be his only game of league football. He played another 14 reserves games the following year, taking his total to 61.
Turner came fourth in that year's reserves best and fairest.
R Cialini Sept 2021