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KEY FACTS

Official name
Sturt Football Club

Known as
Sturt

Nickname
Double Blues

Formed
1901

Colours
Oxford and Cambridge blue

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

Affiliation (Current)
South Australian National Football league (SANFL) 1901–2024

Home Ground
Peter Motley Oval

SANFL Premierships
1915, 1919, 1926, 1932, 1940, 1966-67-68-69-70, 1974, 1976, 2002, 2016-17 (15 total)

Senior Premierships
Stanley H Lewis Memorial Trophy: 1968, 1978, 1983, 2008 (4 total); SANFL Night/Knock-out/Pre-season Series: 1954, 1975 (2 total)

Most Games
360 - Paul Bagshaw (1964-1980)

Most Goals
672 - Brant Chambers (2002-10)

League Top Goalkickers
Frank Golding (30) 1920; Paul Caust (57) 1955; Ross Sawley (70) 1964; Ken Whelan (107) 1973 & (108) 1974; Rick Davies (151) 1983; Brant Chambers (112) 2007, (97) 2008 and (80) 2009; Mark Evans (40) 2018 (10 total)

Magarey Medalists
Hendrick Waye 1903; Harry Cumberland 1911; Vic Richardson 1920; Horrie Riley 1923; Keith Dunn 1933; Len Fitzgerald 1952, 1954 & 1959; John Halbert 1961; Greg Whittlesea 1988; Brodie Atkinson 1997; Damian Squire 1999 & 2000; Jade Sheedy 2002; Tim Weatherald 2002; Luke Crane 2008; Zane Kirkwood 2014 & 2016 (15 medallists/18 medals)

Headquarters
39 Oxford Terrace, Unley, SA 5061

Phone: (08) 8271 4611 

Email
general@sturtfc.com.au

Website
sturtfc.com.au

CEO
RR Tuohy

President
DJ Wark / AD Basheer OAM

Sturt



"Try a word association test involving the name ‘Sturt’ with South Australian football followers of more than fifty years of age - and long memories - and the chances are that the most popular responses would be terms like “skilful”, “brilliant”, “classy” and “dazzling”. The Sturt side that dominated South Australian football during the second half of the 1960s had an impact which no other team in the history of the SANFL, with the possible exception of the great Port Adelaide side which won six successive premierships during the 1950s, ever managed ... "

  • John Devaney looks at the history of the Double Blues and their extraordinary run of success in the late 1960s

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1983 Season (SANFL) Fixture

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Sturt's 1983 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 H Sturt 3.64.69.1012.14 86 WON Norwood 0.14.57.611.7 73 13 FBP Apr 3 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
2 H Sturt 4.29.515.722.8 140 WON Glenelg 5.16.29.712.11 83 57 UNL Apr 9 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
3 A Sturt 4.510.912.915.11 101 LOST Port Adelaide 3.58.915.1518.23 131 -30 FBP Apr 17 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
4 A Sturt 4.57.89.1015.15 105 WON South Adelaide 3.36.811.1613.17 95 10 ADO Apr 25 (Mon, 2:10) Scores
5 A Sturt 5.48.812.1120.17 137 WON West Torrens 2.79.1112.1615.17 107 30 THB Apr 30 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
6 H Sturt 3.611.1118.1524.19 163 WON Woodville 1.14.29.316.9 105 58 UNL May 7 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
7 H Sturt 1.38.79.812.10 82 LOST Central District 4.76.1111.1113.11 89 -7 FBP May 14 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
8 A Sturt 9.412.1019.1029.16 190 WON West Adelaide 5.210.612.1317.14 116 74 FBP May 21 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
9 H Sturt 5.1011.1517.2223.25 163 WON North Adelaide 3.35.78.1110.14 74 89 UNL May 28 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
10 A Sturt 4.210.615.921.12 138 WON Norwood 4.59.814.1020.11 131 7 NOR Jun 4 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
11 H Sturt 5.511.814.1117.12 114 WON Glenelg 4.48.811.1015.18 108 6 FBP Jun 12 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
12 H Sturt 11.518.1021.1828.26 194 WON Port Adelaide 4.27.410.812.8 80 114 UNL Jun 18 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
13 H Sturt 2.06.59.912.12 84 LOST South Adelaide 3.26.411.1014.13 97 -13 FBP Jun 25 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
14 H Sturt 5.69.1019.1830.25 205 WON West Torrens 4.45.78.1010.12 72 133 UNL Jul 2 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
15 A Sturt 7.614.920.1429.22 196 WON Woodville 4.15.57.711.15 81 115 WOO Jul 9 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
16 A Sturt 5.211.612.819.8 122 WON Central District 6.58.1312.1415.16 106 16 ELZ Jul 16 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
17 H Sturt 4.77.1412.1816.23 119 LOST West Adelaide 4.49.817.1221.17 143 -24 UNL Jul 23 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
18 H Sturt 3.46.711.1219.14 128 WON North Adelaide 6.28.812.915.12 102 26 FBP Jul 30 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
19 H Sturt 4.110.414.719.9 123 LOST Norwood 8.213.418.522.8 140 -17 UNL Aug 6 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
20 A Sturt 7.49.912.1516.16 112 LOST Glenelg 2.68.1215.1420.19 139 -27 GLE Aug 20 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
21 A Sturt 4.69.813.1223.15 153 WON Port Adelaide 3.26.415.618.8 116 37 ALB Aug 27 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
22 H Sturt 5.512.717.926.11 167 WON South Adelaide 2.16.58.1012.13 85 82 UNL Sep 3 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
QF H Sturt 4.38.610.1312.14 86 LOST Norwood 0.24.57.713.12 90 -4 FBP Sep 11 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
1SF H Sturt 5.213.318.524.7 151 WON North Adelaide 5.27.59.813.12 90 61 FBP Sep 17 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
PF H Sturt 4.29.218.623.8 146 WON Norwood 4.39.812.915.12 102 44 FBP Sep 25 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
GF A Sturt 3.47.712.1116.12 108 LOST West Adelaide 2.412.715.1021.16 142 -34 FBP Oct 1 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
 

Footnotes

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