|Full name||Norman Tsimba Nelson|
|Date of birth||10 August 1983|
|Place of birth||Patensie, Eastern Cape|
|Height||1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)|
|Weight||85 kg (13 st 5 lb)|
|School||Patensie High School|
|Rugby union career|
Mighty Elephants / Eastern Province Kings
He played for the Mighty Elephants between 2006 and 2008, also representing the South African sevens rugby team in 2007.
In 2009, he moved to the SWD Eagles, but returned to play for the Eastern Province Kings in the 2010 Currie Cup First Division, where he finished joint top try scorer. He was named in the Kings wider training squad for the 2013 Super Rugby season, but was subsequently released to the Vodacom Cup squad.
He joined Welkom-based side Griffons in 2013. He was a key member of their 2014 Currie Cup First Division-winning side. He played in the final and score a try shortly after half-time to help the Griffons win the match 23–21 to win their first trophy for six years.
- "SA Rugby Player Profile – Norman Nelson". South African Rugby Union. Retrieved 2 June 2016.
- Green, Michael (7 January 2013). "Kings het geen plek vir Tiger". Beeld (in Afrikaans). Media24. Retrieved 7 January 2013.
- "SA Rugby Match Centre – Down Touch Griffons 23-21 Valke". South African Rugby Union. 17 October 2014. Retrieved 11 November 2016.
- "Currie Cup Griffons win First Division title". Sport24. 17 October 2014. Retrieved 21 October 2014.