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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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2022 Season (SANFL) Fixture

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West Adelaide's 2022 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 H West Adelaide 1.12.54.86.8 44 LOST Sturt 6.27.98.1212.15 87 -43 RIC Apr 2 (Sat, 7:40) Scores
2 A West Adelaide 3.39.311.511.7 73 LOST Central District 1.62.87.1213.15 93 -20 ELZ Apr 9 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
3 A West Adelaide 1.23.45.57.8 50 LOST Woodville West Torrens 4.25.76.128.15 63 -13 WOO Apr 15 (Fri, 4:10) Scores
4 A West Adelaide 3.05.27.49.5 59 LOST Norwood 5.57.914.1019.13 127 -68 CEN Apr 24 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
5 H West Adelaide 3.13.14.35.5 35 LOST North Adelaide 1.66.99.1215.15 105 -70 RIC Apr 30 (Sat, 4:55) Scores
6 H West Adelaide 3.13.27.211.5 71 LOST Adelaide Reserves 5.113.516.619.11 125 -54 RIC May 7 (Sat, 1:10) Scores
7 H West Adelaide 1.35.39.612.9 81 LOST Port Adelaide Magpies 4.110.711.1115.15 105 -24 LOX May 22 (Sun, 2:05) Scores
8 A West Adelaide 0.45.77.88.11 59 LOST South Adelaide 0.35.611.613.11 89 -30 NOA May 28 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
9 A West Adelaide 1.27.610.613.12 90 LOST Glenelg 5.59.512.515.5 95 -5 GLE Jun 4 (Sat, 1:05) Scores
10 West Adelaide       Bye        
11 H West Adelaide 4.58.68.99.12 66 LOST Adelaide Reserves 2.25.810.915.12 102 -36 RIC Jun 18 (Sat, 1:10) Scores
12 H West Adelaide 3.46.77.811.10 76 LOST Woodville West Torrens 3.15.112.415.6 96 -20 RIC Jun 25 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
13 A West Adelaide        vs Sturt          UNL Jul 2 (Sat, 2:10)  
14 H West Adelaide        vs Central District          RIC Jul 9 (Sat, 2:10)  
15 A West Adelaide        vs Port Adelaide Magpies          ALB Jul 16 (Sat, 2:10)  
16 H West Adelaide        vs Glenelg          RIC Jul 23 (Sat, 2:10)  
17 H West Adelaide        vs South Adelaide          RIC Aug 6 (Sat, 2:10)  
18 A West Adelaide        vs North Adelaide          PRO Aug 13 (Sat, 2:10)  
19 H West Adelaide        vs Norwood          RIC Aug 19 (Fri, 7:40)  
 

Footnotes

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