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KEY FACTS

Official name
West Adelaide Football Club

Known as
West Adelaide

Nickname
Bloods

Formed
1892

Colours
Black and red

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

Affiliation (Current)
South Australian National Football league (SANFL) 1897–2024

Home Ground
Richmond Oval

SANFL Premierships
1908-09, 1911-12, 1927, 1947, 1961, 1983, 2015 (9 total)

Senior Premierships
Adelaide and Suburban Football Association: 1895-6 (2 total); SANFL Night/Knock-out/Pre-season Series: 1955, 1957, 1960, 1962, 1985, 1987 (6 total); Foxtel Cup 2013 (1 total)

Most Games
364 - Grantley Fielke (1979-1997)

Most Goals
558 - Roger Luders (1978-1987)

League Top Goalkickers
F.Fitzgerald (31) 1915; Peter Phipps (90) 1957; Adam Richardson (85) 1998, (66) 1999, (72) 2000 & (84) 2001; Darren Bradshaw (97) 2003 (7 total)

Magarey Medalists
James 'Sorry' Tierney 1908; Henry 'Dick' Head 1909; Robert Barnes 1922; H.Bruce McGregor 1926 & 1927; Robert Snell 1929; Jack Sexton 1931; Ray McArthur 1939*; Ron Benton 1957; Ken Eustice 1962; Trevor Grimwood 1977; Grantley Fielke 1985; Glenn Kilpatrick 1995; James Ezard 2009 (13 Medallists/14 Medals)

Championships and Trophies
Championship of Australia: 1908 & 1911 (2 total)

Headquarters
57 Milner Rd, Richmond, SA 5033

Postal Address
PO Box 164, Marleston, SA, 5033

Phone: (08) 8352 4022 

Website
westadelaidefc.com.au

West Adelaide



"At the end of the 1908 season, VFL premier Carlton then challenged West to a play off for the ‘Championship of the Commonwealth’, a challenge which West were quick to accept. The match took place at Adelaide Oval in front of a crowd of 13,000, most of whom would have been surprised to see West win, let alone so emphatically. Final scores were West Adelaide 12.9 (81) to Carlton 7.10 (52) ... "

The Bloods have hit the highs but, as John Devaney writes, far too often they've experienced the lows.

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1964 Season (SANFL) Fixture

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West Adelaide's 1964 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 H West Adelaide 2.16.27.28.6 54 LOST South Adelaide 4.38.513.1113.12 90 -36 ADO Apr 11 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
2 A West Adelaide 1.53.77.98.11 59 LOST North Adelaide 1.15.86.1410.24 84 -25 PRO Apr 18 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
3 A West Adelaide 2.52.75.107.13 55 LOST West Torrens 1.28.68.1014.13 97 -42 THB Apr 25 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
4 H West Adelaide 0.13.43.83.12 30 LOST Port Adelaide 5.65.89.1411.16 82 -52 RIC May 2 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
5 H West Adelaide 2.34.66.1111.16 82 WON Central District 0.21.33.105.15 45 37 RIC May 9 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
6 A West Adelaide 1.85.89.1113.14 92 WON Woodville 1.33.114.126.14 50 42 WOO May 16 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
7 H West Adelaide 3.17.19.413.5 83 LOST Norwood 4.09.115.619.6 120 -37 RIC May 23 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
8 H West Adelaide 0.32.74.106.14 50 LOST Glenelg 3.65.912.1114.13 97 -47 RIC May 30 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
9 H West Adelaide 3.27.49.911.11 77 LOST West Torrens 3.57.1012.1517.22 124 -47 ADO Jun 15 (Mon, 2:10) Scores
10 A West Adelaide 2.06.48.59.12 66 WON North Adelaide 2.43.55.76.9 45 21 ADO Jun 20 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
11 A West Adelaide 3.85.912.1714.17 101 WON Sturt 0.26.66.87.13 55 46 UNL Jul 4 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
12 A West Adelaide 0.08.58.510.7 67 LOST Port Adelaide 10.611.914.1716.18 114 -47 ALB Jul 11 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
13 H West Adelaide 1.12.84.105.12 42 LOST South Adelaide 4.74.86.148.16 64 -22 RIC Jul 18 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
14 A West Adelaide 5.47.911.1014.16 100 WON Central District 1.12.44.57.6 48 52 ELZ Jul 25 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
15 A West Adelaide 4.46.610.912.10 82 LOST Norwood 3.28.910.1213.16 94 -12 NOR Aug 1 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
16 H West Adelaide 3.37.68.711.11 77 WON Woodville 1.14.24.44.4 28 49 RIC Aug 8 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
17 H West Adelaide 2.34.79.812.10 82 LOST Glenelg 7.610.1112.1414.19 103 -21 ADO Aug 15 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
18 H West Adelaide 3.35.58.511.9 75 WON Sturt 1.22.53.76.8 44 31 RIC Aug 22 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
19 H West Adelaide 2.36.59.911.11 77 LOST West Torrens 6.19.612.813.10 88 -11 RPD Aug 29 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
20 H West Adelaide 6.36.611.811.11 77 WON North Adelaide 2.07.610.710.9 69 8 RIC Sep 5 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
 

Footnotes

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