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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

Affiliation (Current)
South Australian National Football league (SANFL) 1897–2022

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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1975 Season (SANFL) Fixture

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West Adelaide's 1975 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 A West Adelaide 1.18.512.1216.16 112 WON Port Adelaide 5.79.1111.1313.17 95 17 ADO Apr 5 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
2 H West Adelaide 6.311.515.818.12 120 WON North Adelaide 0.45.107.1413.19 97 23 RIC Apr 12 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
3 A West Adelaide 2.36.99.1113.14 92 LOST Glenelg 5.310.717.1327.20 182 -90 GLE Apr 19 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
4 H West Adelaide 2.36.98.1712.26 98 WON Central District 2.57.610.911.15 81 17 RIC Apr 26 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
5 A West Adelaide 5.26.411.614.6 90 LOST Sturt 3.54.1311.2116.25 121 -31 UNL May 3 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
6 H West Adelaide 3.47.1012.1215.18 108 WON West Torrens 3.78.911.1414.16 100 8 RIC May 10 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
7 A West Adelaide 4.16.38.410.7 67 LOST Woodville 2.43.118.1710.21 81 -14 WOO May 24 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
8 H West Adelaide 1.14.55.711.10 76 LOST Norwood 5.48.415.819.11 125 -49 RIC May 31 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
9 H West Adelaide 10.814.1220.1721.22 148 WON South Adelaide 0.31.73.108.16 64 84 RIC Jun 7 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
10 H West Adelaide 8.011.516.817.10 112 LOST Port Adelaide 6.314.718.1220.17 137 -25 RIC Jun 21 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
11 A West Adelaide 2.34.88.1112.17 89 LOST North Adelaide 6.49.716.1021.11 137 -48 FBP Jun 28 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
12 H West Adelaide 8.612.714.1116.12 108 LOST Glenelg 3.413.717.1123.19 157 -49 FBP Jul 12 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
13 A West Adelaide 5.38.712.1115.17 107 LOST Central District 7.211.314.719.9 123 -16 ELZ Jul 19 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
14 H West Adelaide 5.47.611.915.10 100 LOST Sturt 0.76.159.2413.27 105 -5 FBP Jul 26 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
15 A West Adelaide 5.17.210.512.10 82 LOST West Torrens 6.18.611.915.10 100 -18 THB Aug 9 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
16 H West Adelaide 5.410.816.1220.17 137 WON Woodville 1.56.611.1113.15 93 44 RIC Aug 16 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
17 A West Adelaide 1.66.811.1213.17 95 LOST Norwood 5.39.515.617.10 112 -17 NOR Aug 23 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
18 A West Adelaide 4.28.611.917.12 114 WON South Adelaide 2.26.59.610.10 70 44 ADO Aug 30 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
 

Footnotes

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