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KEY FACTS

Official name
South Adelaide Football Club

Known as
South Adelaide

Nickname
Panthers

Formed
1876

Colours
Navy blue and white

Associated clubs
South Adelaide Reserves; South Adelaide U18s; Sturt-South Adelaide; South Adelaide U16s; South Adelaide WFC; South Adelaide U14s

Affiliation (Current)
South Australian National Football league (SANFL) 1877–2024

Home Ground
Hickinbotham Oval

SANFL Premierships
1877, 1885, 1892-3, 1895-6, 1898-9, 1935, 1938, 1964 (11 total)

Senior Premierships
NFL Series: 1978-9 (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 'Diddy' Munro (1928-30, 1932-37)

League Top Goalkickers
R.Wardrop (14) 1882; H.Hill (19) 1885; Alf Bushby (25) 1887; Jack Kay (25) 1896, (35) 1898 & (28) 1902; S.Scott (54) 1945; Danny Del-Re (95) 1995; Michael Wundke (67) 2011 & (52) 2013 (63) 2014; Brett Eddy (68) 2016 (11 total)

Magarey Medalists
Frank Barry (1915); Dan Moriarty (1919, 1920, 1921); Jack Cockburn (1935); Jim Deane (1953, 1957); Mark Naley (1991); Andrew Osborn (1998); Joel Cross 2012 & 2015; Bryce Gibbs 2021 (8 medallists / 12 medals)

Headquarters
1 Lovelock Drive, Noarlunga Downs, SA 5168

Phone: (08) 8186 8200 

Website
safc.com.au

CEO
M.A. Murphy

President
C.M.A. Croft

South Adelaide



"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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1964 Season (SANFL) Fixture

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South Adelaide's 1964 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 A South Adelaide 4.38.513.1113.12 90 WON West Adelaide 2.16.27.28.6 54 36 ADO Apr 11 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
2 H South Adelaide 7.111.416.820.15 135 WON Central District 1.16.39.410.5 65 70 ADO Apr 18 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
3 A South Adelaide 3.35.1311.1715.20 110 WON Glenelg 3.33.44.67.11 53 57 GLE Apr 25 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
4 A South Adelaide 1.25.77.78.10 58 LOST Sturt 6.17.212.713.9 87 -29 UNL May 2 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
5 H South Adelaide 4.99.1210.1914.25 109 WON Woodville 1.52.77.89.11 65 44 ADO May 9 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
6 H South Adelaide 3.26.812.1012.12 84 WON Norwood 1.22.45.55.7 37 47 ADO May 16 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
7 H South Adelaide 1.45.48.611.10 76 WON Port Adelaide 2.34.77.108.14 62 14 ADO May 23 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
8 H South Adelaide 7.111.914.1317.16 118 WON West Torrens 4.34.45.78.11 59 59 ADO May 30 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
9 H South Adelaide 4.08.513.616.9 105 LOST Glenelg 3.35.411.917.12 114 -9 ADO Jun 13 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
10 H South Adelaide 6.78.88.1412.21 93 WON Central District 1.04.55.106.10 46 47 RIC Jun 20 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
11 A South Adelaide 6.27.59.1012.13 85 WON North Adelaide 2.05.08.28.4 52 33 PRO Jul 4 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
12 H South Adelaide 4.74.118.198.20 68 WON Sturt 1.05.77.98.11 59 9 ADO Jul 11 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
13 A South Adelaide 4.74.86.148.16 64 WON West Adelaide 1.12.84.105.12 42 22 RIC Jul 18 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
14 A South Adelaide 6.511.1420.1921.19 145 WON Woodville 0.20.21.45.7 37 108 WOO Jul 25 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
15 A South Adelaide 1.23.37.37.8 50 LOST Port Adelaide 0.22.105.119.16 70 -20 ALB Aug 1 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
16 A South Adelaide 1.14.36.78.11 59 WON Norwood 2.04.25.65.7 37 22 NOR Aug 8 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
17 A South Adelaide 6.57.711.1113.15 93 WON West Torrens 2.14.36.59.7 61 32 THB Aug 15 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
18 H South Adelaide 2.26.515.716.14 110 WON North Adelaide 5.26.27.39.4 58 52 ADO Aug 22 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
19 A South Adelaide 3.36.711.1615.18 108 WON Glenelg 5.17.28.210.10 70 38 GLE Aug 29 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
20 H South Adelaide 5.58.1016.1421.24 150 WON Norwood 2.36.69.910.10 70 80 ADO Sep 5 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
2SF A South Adelaide 4.68.1011.1313.13 91 LOST Port Adelaide 1.05.47.514.8 92 -1 ADO Sep 19 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
PF H South Adelaide 4.27.411.1014.12 96 WON Sturt 1.13.43.68.7 55 41 ADO Sep 26 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
GF A South Adelaide 2.55.67.109.15 69 WON Port Adelaide 0.50.104.125.12 42 27 ADO Oct 3 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
 

Footnotes

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