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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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1973 Season (SANFL) Fixture

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Glenelg's 1973 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 A Glenelg 5.69.816.1920.29 149 WON Woodville 1.55.96.1010.11 71 78 WOO Apr 7 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
2 H Glenelg 5.610.1017.1522.19 151 WON Sturt 2.28.412.918.11 119 32 GLE Apr 14 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
3 H Glenelg 4.38.515.626.12 168 WON West Torrens 2.34.75.77.9 51 117 ADO Apr 21 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
4 A Glenelg 1.77.1113.1520.19 139 WON South Adelaide 7.28.410.912.13 85 54 ADO Apr 28 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
5 H Glenelg 5.710.814.1520.22 142 WON Norwood 2.25.67.710.8 68 74 GLE May 5 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
6 H Glenelg 4.713.1020.1527.19 181 WON Central District 7.310.613.1220.14 134 47 GLE May 19 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
7 A Glenelg 2.44.126.168.22 70 LOST North Adelaide 0.25.610.1014.13 97 -27 PRO May 26 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
8 A Glenelg 3.610.1213.1314.16 100 WON Port Adelaide 2.54.88.1213.16 94 6 ALB Jun 2 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
9 H Glenelg 6.711.1014.1617.20 122 WON West Adelaide 1.32.66.97.14 56 66 GLE Jun 9 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
10 H Glenelg 1.75.1012.1617.21 123 WON Woodville 3.37.89.911.11 77 46 GLE Jun 16 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
11 A Glenelg 4.56.710.814.14 98 WON Sturt 5.29.1011.1411.17 83 15 ADO Jun 23 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
12 H Glenelg 8.517.819.1428.18 186 WON West Torrens 3.28.513.816.9 105 81 GLE Jun 30 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
13 A Glenelg 4.49.815.1417.17 119 WON South Adelaide 3.35.510.1013.13 91 28 ADO Jul 7 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
14 A Glenelg 5.313.817.920.12 132 WON Norwood 2.47.714.1116.15 111 21 NOR Jul 14 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
15 H Glenelg 7.418.826.1533.20 218 WON North Adelaide 2.35.57.88.10 58 160 GLE Jul 21 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
16 A Glenelg 1.24.118.1412.19 91 WON Central District 2.83.95.169.20 74 17 ELZ Jul 28 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
17 H Glenelg 3.65.109.1415.16 106 WON Port Adelaide 4.24.87.1412.14 86 20 GLE Aug 4 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
18 A Glenelg 0.29.616.1124.14 158 WON West Adelaide 6.711.1012.1214.14 98 60 RIC Aug 11 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
19 A Glenelg 5.49.1014.1419.18 132 WON Sturt 2.39.614.1117.19 121 11 UNL Aug 18 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
20 H Glenelg 9.612.719.925.12 162 WON South Adelaide 1.16.415.420.11 131 31 GLE Aug 25 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
21 A Glenelg 2.55.97.1214.16 100 WON West Torrens 2.33.56.86.11 47 53 THB Sep 1 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
2SF H Glenelg 2.610.814.920.13 133 WON Sturt 5.28.79.811.10 76 57 ADO Sep 15 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
GF H Glenelg 4.39.1016.1021.11 137 WON North Adelaide 7.68.1014.1419.16 130 7 ADO Sep 29 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
 

Footnotes

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