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KEY FACTS

Official name
Glenelg Football Club

Known as
Glenelg

Nickname
Tigers (also popularly referred to as 'The Bays')

Formed
1920

Colours
Black and gold

Associated clubs
Glenelg Reserves; Glenelg U18s; West Adelaide-Glenelg; Glenelg WFC; Glenelg U16s; Glenelg U14s

Affiliation (Current)
South Australian National Football league (SANFL) 1921–2024

Home Ground
Glenelg Oval

SANFL Premierships
1934, 1973, 1985, 1986, 2019, 2023 (6 total)

Senior Premierships
Stanley H. Lewis Memorial Trophy: 1969, 1973, 1975-6, 1981, 1990, 2009-10, 2019 (9 total); SANFL Night/Knock-out/Pre-Season Series: 1959, 1971, 1982, 1990, 1992 (5 total)

Most Games
448 - Peter Carey (1971-1988)

Most Goals
869 - D.K. "Fred" Phillis (1966–78, 1981)

League Top Goalkickers
J.Owens (80) 1928, (83) 1929 & (102) 1932; C.Churchett (88) 1948, (72) 1949, (105) 1950 & (102) 1951; D.Phillis (137) 1969, (107) 1970, (99) 1971, (108) 1975 & (98) 1976; T.Grima (58) 2010; C.Alleway (47) 2015; L.McBean (46) 2019, (38) 2020, (51) 2021 (17 total)

Magarey Medalists
J.Handby 1928; G.Johnston 1934; M.Brock 1940; M.Boyall 1941; A.Crabb 1949; D.Phillis 1969; K.Hodgeman 1978; A.McGuinness 1982; B.Backwell 2006; L.Partington 2019 (10 total)

Headquarters
64 Brighton Rd, Glenelg East, SA 5045

Postal Address
PO Box 72, Glenelg, SA, 5045

Phone: 1300 687 258 

Email
reception@glenelgfc.com.au

Website
glenelgfc.com.au

Glenelg



In 1973, the quintessential 'Kerley method’ - glimpsed, perhaps, in 1964 with South Adelaide, and again with the 1969 Tigers - came at last to full fruition. Glenelg in ‘73 was, in terms of its average standard of performance, a VFL side in all but name. With [one] exception it not only never lost, it never looked like doing so - until that ‘one day in September’...

John Devaney looks back at Glenelg's SANFL history which, to many, represents a frustrating record of underachievement.

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1964 Season (SANFL) Fixture

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Glenelg's 1964 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 A Glenelg 3.07.49.1018.13 121 LOST Sturt 6.413.719.1022.12 144 -23 UNL Apr 11 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
2 A Glenelg 0.25.67.911.14 80 DRAW Norwood 2.86.109.1610.20 80 0 NOR Apr 18 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
3 H Glenelg 3.33.44.67.11 53 LOST South Adelaide 3.35.1311.1715.20 110 -57 GLE Apr 25 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
4 H Glenelg 3.34.615.1120.16 136 WON Central District 1.23.73.93.10 28 108 ADO May 2 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
5 H Glenelg 4.48.814.1121.13 139 WON West Torrens 2.27.613.815.10 100 39 GLE May 9 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
6 H Glenelg 2.34.84.156.18 54 LOST Port Adelaide 4.67.1111.1115.14 104 -50 GLE May 16 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
7 H Glenelg 5.27.711.916.15 111 WON North Adelaide 1.25.413.614.8 92 19 GLE May 23 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
8 A Glenelg 3.65.912.1114.13 97 WON West Adelaide 0.32.74.106.14 50 47 RIC May 30 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
9 A Glenelg 3.35.411.917.12 114 WON South Adelaide 4.08.513.616.9 105 9 ADO Jun 13 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
10 H Glenelg 1.27.611.614.12 96 WON Norwood 1.31.54.87.8 50 46 GLE Jun 20 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
11 H Glenelg 8.514.1020.1024.12 156 WON Woodville 0.35.68.710.8 68 88 ADO Jul 4 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
12 A Glenelg 4.115.1310.1911.21 87 WON Central District 0.03.13.17.4 46 41 ELZ Jul 11 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
13 H Glenelg 2.14.84.1110.14 74 LOST Sturt 5.45.411.814.9 93 -19 GLE Jul 18 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
14 A Glenelg 2.45.67.1011.14 80 DRAW West Torrens 4.38.68.812.8 80 0 THB Jul 25 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
15 A Glenelg 2.63.85.117.13 55 WON North Adelaide 1.04.34.46.6 42 13 PRO Aug 1 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
16 A Glenelg 0.03.43.54.5 29 LOST Port Adelaide 5.55.812.1415.18 108 -79 ALB Aug 8 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
17 A Glenelg 7.610.1112.1414.19 103 WON West Adelaide 2.34.79.812.10 82 21 ADO Aug 15 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
18 H Glenelg 4.68.913.1319.20 134 WON Woodville 1.43.65.119.13 67 67 GLE Aug 22 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
19 H Glenelg 5.17.28.210.10 70 LOST South Adelaide 3.36.711.1615.18 108 -38 GLE Aug 29 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
20 H Glenelg 6.79.1314.1921.23 149 WON Central District 2.05.26.67.10 52 97 GLE Sep 5 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
1SF A Glenelg 0.25.58.712.9 81 LOST Sturt 1.13.47.1212.14 86 -5 ADO Sep 12 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
 

Footnotes

* Behinds calculated from the 1965 season on.
+ Score at the end of extra time.