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Club Information

Known as
South Adelaide

Nickname
Panthers

Abbreviation
SA

Formed
1876

Colours
Navy blue and white

Emblem
Panthers

Website
www.safc.com.au/

Current Affiliation
SANFL (SA) 1877-2014

Historical Affiliations
SAFA 1877-1906; SAFL 1907-1926

SANFL Premierships
1877+, 1885, 1892-93, 1895-96, 1898-99, 1935, 1938, 1964 (11 total)

Senior Premierships
NFL Series: 1978-79 (2 total); SANFL Night/Knock-out/Pre-season Series: 1984, 1986, 1991 (3 total)

Most Games
337 - Stuart Palmer (1969-1985)

Most Goals
393 - Chris Munro (1928-30, 1932-37)

League Top Goalkickers
R.Wardrop (14) 1882; H.Hill (19) 1885; A.Bushby (25) 1887; J.Kay (25) 1896, (35) 1898 & (28) 1902; S.Scott (54) 1945; D.Del-Re (95) 1995 (8 total)

Magarey Medalists
Frank Barry (1915); Dan Moriarty (1919, 1920, 1921); Jack Cockburn (1935); Jim Deane (1953, 1957); Mark Naley (1991); Andrew Osborn (1998)

Headquarters Postal Address
1 Lovelock Drive, Noarlunga Downs, South Australia 5158

South Adelaide


Club Biography

"All the elements of a good orchestra were there in 1963; what was needed now was an expert conductor, and throughout that season South was determinedly courting the man they had in mind. That man was Donald Neil Kerley, who in 1961, as playing coach, had been responsible for steering West Adelaide to a long overdue premiership. The following year he had failed by just three points to repeat the achievement, and to the astonishment of many had been dumped as coach in favour of Doug Thomas. Although he carried on with the club as a player in 1963, the South committee sensed - rightly, as it turned out - that here was a plant ripe for the picking ... "

John Devaney charts the chequered history of South Australia's second oldest club

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1926 Season

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South Adelaide's 1926 Fixture

Rnd Home Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 S R Away Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 S Mgn Grd Date  
1 North Adelaide  0.2 4.8 5.9 8.12 60 def South Adelaide 4.3 5.3 5.10 7.14 56 -4 PO May 1 (Sat, 12:00) Details
2 South Adelaide 3.5 5.7 9.10 9.12 66 def by Norwood 5.3 8.11 10.16 13.20 98 -32 AO May 8 (Sat, 12:00) Details
3 Sturt 3.4 9.6 12.8 19.18 132 def South Adelaide 3.2 4.6 6.8 10.9 69 -63 UO May 15 (Sat, 12:00) Details
4 Port Adelaide 3.7 5.8 9.12 14.12 96 def South Adelaide 1.2 1.3 1.3 6.6 42 -54 ALB May 22 (Sat, 12:00) Details
5 South Adelaide 3.6 3.10 7.13 9.14 68 drew West Torrens 2.1 5.8 6.11 9.14 68 0 AO May 29 (Sat, 12:00) Details
6 South Adelaide 4.3 5.5 8.9 10.11 71 def by Glenelg 1.2 4.7 8.7 12.9 81 -10 AO Jun 5 (Sat, 12:00) Details
7 South Adelaide 6.3 8.5 10.8 11.10 76 def by West Adelaide 6.2 11.3 14.6 18.9 117 -41 AO Jun 19 (Sat, 12:00) Details
8 South Adelaide 4.3 6.4 7.6 7.8 50 def by North Adelaide  4.2 5.4 8.8 10.11 71 -21 AO Jun 26 (Sat, 12:00) Details
9 Norwood 2.3 7.8 9.10 13.17 95 def South Adelaide 3.4 5.5 9.7 9.11 65 -30 NO Jul 10 (Sat, 12:00) Details
10 South Adelaide 3.2 7.3 7.6 11.8 74 def by Sturt 5.1 8.3 11.9 20.12 132 -58 AO Jul 17 (Sat, 12:00) Details
11 Glenelg 2.9 6.14 14.16 16.16 112 def South Adelaide 1.3 6.5 8.6 12.13 85 -27 GO Jul 24 (Sat, 12:00) Details
12 South Adelaide 3.2 6.2 6.2 10.4 64 def by Port Adelaide 7.3 10.7 14.18 15.22 112 -48 AO Aug 7 (Sat, 12:00) Details
13 West Torrens 1.4 2.8 9.12 12.18 90 def South Adelaide 2.2 5.7 7.8 10.9 69 -21 TO Aug 14 (Sat, 12:00) Details
14 South Adelaide 2.2 3.6 6.10 8.13 61 def by West Adelaide 6.3 11.9 11.11 13.17 95 -34 AO Sep 4 (Sat, 12:00) Details
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1926 Player Stats

J Player GP K Avg H Avg D Avg M Avg HO Avg T Avg FF FA G Avg B TS
There are no players statistics for South Adelaide for the 1926 season.