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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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1985 Season (SANFL) Fixture

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Glenelg's 1985 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 H Glenelg 4.69.1220.1731.18 204 WON Port Adelaide 7.511.1114.1416.20 116 88 GLE Apr 8 (Mon, 2:10) Scores
2 A Glenelg 4.37.69.69.13 67 LOST Norwood 2.03.38.712.9 81 -14 NOR Apr 13 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
3 H Glenelg 4.27.516.518.7 115 WON West Torrens 4.27.412.516.8 104 11 FBP Apr 20 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
4 H Glenelg 7.310.717.1025.17 167 WON Sturt 2.36.410.714.12 96 71 FBP Apr 27 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
5 A Glenelg 7.610.915.1323.17 155 WON West Adelaide 3.28.514.1420.14 134 21 RIC May 4 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
6 H Glenelg 6.312.818.1328.17 185 WON Woodville 2.45.119.1814.18 102 83 GLE May 11 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
7 H Glenelg 1.04.74.811.12 78 LOST North Adelaide 5.37.413.1114.14 98 -20 GLE May 18 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
8 A Glenelg 2.26.310.514.8 92 LOST South Adelaide 7.412.615.719.8 122 -30 ADO May 25 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
9 H Glenelg 3.08.610.1015.12 102 LOST Central District 3.17.312.817.9 111 -9 FBP Jun 1 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
10 A Glenelg 5.67.913.1417.15 117 LOST Port Adelaide 3.312.615.919.15 129 -12 FBP Jun 8 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
11 H Glenelg 3.39.913.919.14 128 WON Norwood 4.27.216.317.6 108 20 GLE Jun 22 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
12 A Glenelg 1.86.139.1514.23 107 LOST West Torrens 3.25.1010.1715.18 108 -1 THB Jun 29 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
13 H Glenelg 3.511.514.619.15 129 WON Sturt 5.49.810.1114.15 99 30 GLE Jul 6 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
14 A Glenelg 2.34.128.1413.19 97 LOST West Adelaide 4.78.911.1215.14 104 -7 FBP Jul 13 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
15 H Glenelg 3.46.910.1612.20 92 WON South Adelaide 3.34.46.78.9 57 35 GLE Jul 20 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
16 A Glenelg 2.29.412.713.12 90 WON Central District 4.44.68.1112.14 86 4 ELZ Jul 27 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
17 H Glenelg 6.513.715.1422.19 151 WON Woodville 3.510.916.1120.14 134 17 GLE Aug 3 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
18 A Glenelg 4.19.816.1118.14 122 WON North Adelaide 5.36.511.1114.15 99 23 PRO Aug 10 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
19 A Glenelg 7.17.49.517.7 109 WON Port Adelaide 1.51.75.109.11 65 44 ALB Aug 17 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
20 H Glenelg 2.29.810.919.13 127 WON Norwood 2.76.811.913.9 87 40 FBP Aug 24 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
21 H Glenelg 3.39.713.1124.20 164 WON West Torrens 5.36.411.513.5 83 81 GLE Aug 31 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
22 A Glenelg 3.97.1310.2014.22 106 LOST Sturt 7.312.916.1221.14 140 -34 UNL Sep 7 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
QF A Glenelg 7.411.716.1021.13 139 WON Norwood 3.310.911.1515.19 109 30 FBP Sep 15 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
2SF A Glenelg 5.112.614.1118.14 122 WON North Adelaide 7.411.614.916.12 108 14 FBP Sep 22 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
GF H Glenelg 2.29.714.1021.15 141 WON North Adelaide 4.47.79.1012.12 84 57 FBP Oct 5 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
 

Footnotes

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