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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

Affiliation (Current)
South Australian National Football league (SANFL) 1877–2022

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

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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2022 Season (SANFL) Fixture

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South Adelaide's 2022 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 H South Adelaide 3.29.310.513.7 85 WON Central District 1.15.59.512.8 80 5 NOA Apr 2 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
2 A South Adelaide 4.39.612.817.9 111 WON Port Adelaide Magpies 5.28.913.1214.17 101 10 ALB Apr 9 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
3 H South Adelaide 0.51.95.109.13 67 LOST Sturt 5.28.410.513.7 85 -18 NOA Apr 15 (Fri, 1:10) Scores
4 A South Adelaide 0.30.54.86.12 48 LOST North Adelaide 2.16.47.48.11 59 -11 PRO Apr 23 (Sat, 1:10) Scores
5 H South Adelaide 1.45.49.511.5 71 LOST Adelaide Reserves 4.26.59.712.10 82 -11 NOA May 1 (Sun, 1:05) Scores
6 A South Adelaide 3.33.45.68.9 57 WON Norwood 4.26.46.87.9 51 6 NOR May 7 (Sat, 2:05) Scores
7 A South Adelaide 0.34.47.98.9 57 LOST Glenelg 2.45.88.1112.19 91 -34 GLE May 21 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
8 H South Adelaide 0.35.611.613.11 89 WON West Adelaide 0.45.77.88.11 59 30 NOA May 28 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
9 A South Adelaide 2.43.73.83.9 27 LOST Woodville West Torrens 1.03.14.44.4 28 -1 WOO Jun 5 (Sun, 2:35) Scores
10 H South Adelaide 4.45.77.108.12 60 WON North Adelaide 1.14.38.78.10 58 2 NOA Jun 13 (Mon, 2:10) Scores
11 South Adelaide       Bye        
12 H South Adelaide 3.34.36.37.6 48 LOST Adelaide Reserves 2.16.711.715.17 107 -59 NOA Jun 25 (Sat, 1:10) Scores
13 A South Adelaide        vs Central District          ELZ Jul 2 (Sat, 2:10)  
14 H South Adelaide        vs Glenelg          NOA Jul 9 (Sat, 2:10)  
15 H South Adelaide        vs Norwood          NOA Jul 16 (Sat, 2:10)  
16 A South Adelaide        vs Sturt          UNL Jul 23 (Sat, 2:10)  
17 A South Adelaide        vs West Adelaide          RIC Aug 6 (Sat, 2:10)  
18 H South Adelaide        vs Port Adelaide Magpies          NOA Aug 13 (Sat, 2:10)  
19 H South Adelaide        vs Woodville West Torrens          NOA Aug 20 (Sat, 2:10)  
 

Footnotes

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