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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; West Adelaide U14s

Affiliation (Current)
South Australian National Football league (SANFL) 1897–2024

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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1982 Season (SANFL) Fixture

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West Adelaide's 1982 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 H West Adelaide 6.311.817.823.11 149 WON Central District 4.413.817.1220.19 139 10 FBP Apr 3 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
2 A West Adelaide 5.36.414.721.10 136 LOST Sturt 7.813.1317.1925.24 174 -38 UNL Apr 10 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
3 H West Adelaide 4.05.58.913.12 90 LOST Port Adelaide 6.610.1212.1516.18 114 -24 RIC Apr 17 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
4 H West Adelaide 4.610.713.918.12 120 WON Norwood 3.010.312.617.10 112 8 RIC Apr 24 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
5 H West Adelaide 5.39.1118.1427.19 181 WON Woodville 2.44.67.1013.13 91 90 FBP May 1 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
6 H West Adelaide 4.46.912.1420.18 138 WON North Adelaide 2.33.107.1411.17 83 55 FBP May 8 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
7 A West Adelaide 6.26.910.1215.19 109 WON South Adelaide 2.23.46.68.8 56 53 ADO May 15 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
8 H West Adelaide 7.411.921.1436.21 237 WON West Torrens 6.211.413.416.5 101 136 RIC May 22 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
9 A West Adelaide 3.55.910.1611.17 83 LOST Glenelg 7.118.522.832.13 205 -122 GLE May 29 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
10 A West Adelaide 3.39.816.1618.19 127 WON Central District 4.310.414.619.7 121 6 ELZ Jun 6 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
11 H West Adelaide 5.47.415.920.12 132 WON Sturt 1.23.64.96.12 48 84 RIC Jun 14 (Mon, 2:10) Scores
12 A West Adelaide 2.45.68.1010.15 75 WON Port Adelaide 2.14.14.37.6 48 27 FBP Jun 19 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
13 H West Adelaide 4.25.712.817.15 117 LOST Norwood 4.410.619.824.14 158 -41 ADO Jun 27 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
14 A West Adelaide 6.411.914.1226.17 173 WON Woodville 2.08.113.616.7 103 70 WOO Jul 3 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
15 H West Adelaide 5.113.122.525.9 159 WON North Adelaide 2.46.69.816.13 109 50 RIC Jul 10 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
16 H West Adelaide 4.46.97.1212.17 89 WON South Adelaide 0.22.76.98.12 60 29 FBP Jul 18 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
17 H West Adelaide 5.19.215.623.7 145 LOST West Torrens 5.412.718.723.9 147 -2 FBP Jul 24 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
18 H West Adelaide 6.39.912.1215.14 104 LOST Glenelg 4.08.317.1124.14 158 -54 RIC Jul 31 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
19 H West Adelaide 7.410.816.1220.18 138 LOST Central District 6.412.915.1822.20 152 -14 RIC Aug 14 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
20 A West Adelaide 2.45.1110.1514.17 101 LOST Port Adelaide 4.27.511.920.12 132 -31 ALB Aug 21 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
21 H West Adelaide 5.48.815.1519.18 132 WON Sturt 5.39.913.1319.16 130 2 ADO Aug 29 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
22 A West Adelaide 3.23.116.1410.21 81 LOST Norwood 9.314.318.925.11 161 -80 NOR Sep 4 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
 

Footnotes

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