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SANFL - KEY FACTS

Official name
South Australian National Football League

Known as
SANFL

Duration
–2022

Affiliated competitions (Current)
Premiership Season -2022; Women's Reserves (Development League) 2022; Women's Premiership Season 2017-2022; Under 16s 2009-2022; Under 18s 2009-2022; Reserves 1906-2022

Affiliated competitions (Historical)
Wartime League 1942-1944


Premiership season

Official Name
SANFL Premiership season

Duration
–2022

Affiliated clubs (Current)
Port Adelaide Magpies (SA) -2022; South Adelaide (SA) -2022; Norwood (SA) -2022; North Adelaide (SA) -2022; West Adelaide (SA) 1897-2022; Sturt (SA) 1901-2022; Glenelg (SA) 1921-2022; Central District (SA) 1964-2022; Woodville West Torrens (SA) 1991-2022; Adelaide Reserves (SA) 2014-2022

Affiliated clubs (Historical)
Bankers (SA) ; Kensington (SA) -; South Park (SA) -; Victorian (SA) -; Adelaide (Original) (SA) -1893; Woodville (Original) (SA) ; Royal Park (Original) (SA) ; Gawler (SA) -1890; North Adelaide (Hotham) (SA) -; West Torrens (SA) 1895-1990; Woodville (SA) 1964-1990

Affiliated grounds (Current)
Adelaide Oval; Alberton Oval; Bennett Oval; Centenary Oval; Elizabeth Oval; Glenelg Oval; Loxton Oval; Noarlunga Oval; Norwood Oval; Prospect Oval; Richmond Oval; Unley Oval; Woodville Oval

Affiliated grounds (Historical)
Adelaide Showground; Balaklava Oval; Berri; Bordertown Oval; Christies Beach; Clare Oval; Encounter Bay; Flemington; Football Park; Gawler; Geraldton; Hands Oval; Hindmarsh Stadium; Jubilee Oval; Kadina Oval; Kensington Oval; Lameroo; Mannum Oval; Moonta; Mount Gambier; Mount Pleasant; Murray Bridge; Naracorte; Nurioopta; Penola; Port Augusta; Port Pirie Memorial Oval; Richmond Paddock; S.C.G.; Strathalbyn Oval; TBA; Thebarton Oval; Victor Harbor Oval; Waikerie

1948 SANFL Premiership season

 
 

The SANFL (South Australian National Football League) is the premier League and governing body for Australian Football in South Australia. Originally formed as the South Australian Football Association (SAFA) on 30 April 1877, the SANFL is the oldest surviving football league of any code in Australia and one of the oldest football competitions in the world. The 'home and away' season is played over 23 weeks from April to September. The top five teams then play off in a final series culminating in the grand final for the Thomas Seymour Hill Premiership Trophy.

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1948 Ladder

LP Club P W L D For Agn % Pts
1 Norwood 17 14 3 0 1762 1343 56.75 28
2 West Torrens 17 13 4 0 1814 1463 55.36 26
3 West Adelaide 17 11 6 0 1867 1644 53.18 22
4 Sturt 17 10 7 0 1516 1363 52.66 20
5 North Adelaide 17 8 9 0 1588 1395 53.24 16
6 Glenelg 17 8 9 0 1622 1734 48.33 16
7 Port Adelaide 17 4 13 0 1364 1581 46.32 8
8 South Adelaide 17 0 17 0 1201 2211 35.20 0
  H&A 68 68 68 0 12734 12734 50.00 136
  Finals 4 4 4 0 621 621 50.00 8
  Total 72 72 72 0 13355 13355 50.00 144

1948 Round by Round

Round 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | 16 | 17 | 1SF | 2SF | PF | GF

Round 1[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Sturt1.410.1012.1215.14 104 Sat 24-Apr-1948 Adelaide Oval 
Port Adelaide4.58.612.1313.14 92 Sturt won by 12 points
Glenelg3.311.916.1422.21 153 Sat 24-Apr-1948 Glenelg Oval 
South Adelaide3.57.910.1612.16 88 Glenelg won by 65 points
West Torrens4.312.814.1018.10 118 Sat 24-Apr-1948 Thebarton Oval 
North Adelaide3.56.614.1016.16 112 West Torrens won by 6 points
West Adelaide1.62.95.1511.20 86 Mon 26-Apr-1948 Adelaide Oval 
Norwood3.66.1014.1418.16 124 Norwood won by 38 points

Round 2[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
South Adelaide4.15.47.413.8 86 Sat 1-May-1948 Adelaide Oval 
West Torrens5.311.815.1218.18 126 West Torrens won by 40 points
Norwood5.49.512.814.9 93 Sat 1-May-1948 Norwood Oval 
Port Adelaide4.37.139.1810.23 83 Norwood won by 10 points
North Adelaide6.58.913.1116.18 114 Sat 1-May-1948 Prospect Oval 
Glenelg6.412.614.1117.14 116 Glenelg won by 2 points
Sturt6.29.315.816.11 107 Sat 1-May-1948 Unley Oval 
West Adelaide5.47.1110.1718.21 129 West Adelaide won by 22 points

Round 3[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
South Adelaide3.26.38.611.11 77 Sat 8-May-1948 Adelaide Oval 
Sturt6.211.1015.1617.19 121 Sturt won by 44 points
Port Adelaide3.55.714.1319.19 133 Sat 8-May-1948 Alberton Oval 
Glenelg5.211.612.816.9 105 Port Adelaide won by 28 points
Norwood2.17.58.1011.12 78 Sat 8-May-1948 Norwood Oval 
West Torrens6.312.715.919.15 129 West Torrens won by 51 points
North Adelaide2.211.712.815.11 101 Sat 8-May-1948 Prospect Oval 
West Adelaide6.106.1012.1516.17 113 West Adelaide won by 12 points

Round 4[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
West Adelaide3.211.615.1018.14 122 Sat 15-May-1948 Adelaide Oval 
West Torrens2.46.611.714.8 92 West Adelaide won by 30 points
Port Adelaide2.510.812.916.14 110 Sat 15-May-1948 Alberton Oval 
South Adelaide0.41.42.84.8 32 Port Adelaide won by 78 points
Glenelg3.34.56.98.13 61 Sat 15-May-1948 Glenelg Oval 
Sturt4.37.99.1211.14 80 Sturt won by 19 points
Norwood5.411.615.716.9 105 Sat 15-May-1948 Kensington Oval 
North Adelaide2.27.410.614.7 91 Norwood won by 14 points

Round 5[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
West Adelaide4.38.511.1214.19 103 Sat 22-May-1948 Adelaide Oval 
Glenelg4.69.914.1017.16 118 Glenelg won by 15 points
Norwood1.37.614.1120.14 134 Sat 22-May-1948 Kensington Oval 
South Adelaide2.45.59.611.9 75 Norwood won by 59 points
West Torrens1.56.118.1812.24 96 Sat 22-May-1948 Thebarton Oval 
Port Adelaide5.36.99.912.9 81 West Torrens won by 15 points
Sturt3.46.58.1411.18 84 Sat 22-May-1948 Unley Oval 
North Adelaide1.34.85.118.12 60 Sturt won by 24 points

Round 6[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
West Adelaide3.511.1317.1527.19 181 Sat 29-May-1948 Adelaide Oval 
South Adelaide4.24.49.611.8 74 West Adelaide won by 107 points
Glenelg2.06.68.910.11 71 Sat 29-May-1948 Glenelg Oval 
Norwood4.55.712.1014.11 95 Norwood won by 24 points
North Adelaide0.05.26.412.10 82 Sat 29-May-1948 Prospect Oval 
Port Adelaide5.36.58.78.7 55 North Adelaide won by 27 points
West Torrens4.16.414.615.9 99 Sat 29-May-1948 Thebarton Oval 
Sturt2.26.77.811.13 79 West Torrens won by 20 points

Round 7[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
South Adelaide5.26.410.611.10 76 Sat 12-Jun-1948 Adelaide Oval 
North Adelaide3.37.811.1214.18 102 North Adelaide won by 26 points
Glenelg3.45.710.1111.14 80 Sat 12-Jun-1948 Glenelg Oval 
West Torrens1.36.510.815.12 102 West Torrens won by 22 points
Sturt3.84.108.1711.19 85 Sat 12-Jun-1948 Kensington Oval 
Norwood2.18.78.912.9 81 Sturt won by 4 points
West Adelaide8.013.122.425.6 156 Mon 14-Jun-1948 Adelaide Oval 
Port Adelaide2.08.710.813.9 87 West Adelaide won by 69 points

Round 8[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
South Adelaide4.78.911.1216.17 113 Sat 19-Jun-1948 Adelaide Oval 
Glenelg6.612.615.1120.16 136 Glenelg won by 23 points
Port Adelaide1.14.36.59.6 60 Sat 19-Jun-1948 Alberton Oval 
Sturt4.85.106.119.15 69 Sturt won by 9 points
Norwood2.37.712.1115.12 102 Sat 19-Jun-1948 Norwood Oval 
West Adelaide5.110.614.816.8 104 West Adelaide won by 2 points
North Adelaide2.15.36.67.7 49 Sat 19-Jun-1948 Prospect Oval 
West Torrens0.32.77.712.12 84 West Torrens won by 35 points

Round 9[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
South Adelaide4.15.37.710.9 69 Sat 3-Jul-1948 Adelaide Oval 
Port Adelaide1.58.1112.1817.18 120 Port Adelaide won by 51 points
Norwood4.68.1011.1112.18 90 Sat 3-Jul-1948 Norwood Oval 
North Adelaide2.25.57.1010.14 74 Norwood won by 16 points
West Torrens3.18.414.514.8 92 Sat 3-Jul-1948 Thebarton Oval 
West Adelaide7.912.1114.1516.20 116 West Adelaide won by 24 points
Sturt5.49.815.1216.15 111 Sat 3-Jul-1948 Unley Oval 
Glenelg2.16.512.612.10 82 Sturt won by 29 points

Round 10[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
West Adelaide2.73.84.144.15 39 Sat 10-Jul-1948 Adelaide Oval 
Sturt3.56.97.1312.20 92 Sturt won by 53 points
Port Adelaide1.33.67.911.12 78 Sat 10-Jul-1948 Alberton Oval 
Norwood4.48.713.815.10 100 Norwood won by 22 points
Glenelg8.611.814.1017.11 113 Sat 10-Jul-1948 Glenelg Oval 
North Adelaide1.38.410.1014.14 98 Glenelg won by 15 points
West Torrens1.1010.1713.1920.32 152 Sat 10-Jul-1948 Thebarton Oval 
South Adelaide1.63.76.1110.11 71 West Torrens won by 81 points

Round 11[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
West Torrens8.213.513.718.11 119 Sat 17-Jul-1948 Adelaide Oval 
Glenelg1.25.810.1112.13 85 West Torrens won by 34 points
Port Adelaide2.46.108.1210.13 73 Sat 17-Jul-1948 Alberton Oval 
West Adelaide6.28.310.815.13 103 West Adelaide won by 30 points
Norwood5.56.712.1115.14 104 Sat 17-Jul-1948 Norwood Oval 
Sturt3.16.17.28.7 55 Norwood won by 49 points
North Adelaide4.211.616.1119.18 132 Sat 17-Jul-1948 Prospect Oval 
South Adelaide2.15.36.57.6 48 North Adelaide won by 84 points

Round 12[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
West Adelaide5.37.611.914.10 94 Sat 24-Jul-1948 Adelaide Oval 
North Adelaide4.210.416.522.9 141 North Adelaide won by 47 points
Glenelg2.67.910.1015.11 101 Sat 24-Jul-1948 Glenelg Oval 
Port Adelaide2.45.69.812.11 83 Glenelg won by 18 points
West Torrens6.47.97.1310.15 75 Sat 24-Jul-1948 Thebarton Oval 
Norwood6.211.315.1018.16 124 Norwood won by 49 points
Sturt4.36.109.1715.19 109 Sat 24-Jul-1948 Unley Oval 
South Adelaide0.51.85.145.17 47 Sturt won by 62 points

Round 13[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Port Adelaide3.65.711.1313.14 92 Sat 31-Jul-1948 Alberton Oval 
West Torrens3.49.89.1011.12 78 Port Adelaide won by 14 points
Glenelg1.23.103.126.14 50 Sat 31-Jul-1948 Glenelg Oval 
West Adelaide4.57.99.1713.19 97 West Adelaide won by 47 points
Norwood4.59.1115.1819.24 138 Sat 31-Jul-1948 Norwood Oval 
South Adelaide2.14.55.97.12 54 Norwood won by 84 points
North Adelaide6.211.513.615.8 98 Sat 31-Jul-1948 Prospect Oval 
Sturt2.03.37.79.9 63 North Adelaide won by 35 points

Round 14[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
South Adelaide0.32.45.79.8 62 Sat 14-Aug-1948 Adelaide Oval 
Sturt5.109.1316.1623.22 160 Sturt won by 98 points
Port Adelaide1.02.42.75.12 42 Sat 14-Aug-1948 Alberton Oval 
Glenelg3.17.39.712.8 80 Glenelg won by 38 points
West Torrens5.38.511.816.10 106 Sat 14-Aug-1948 Kensington Oval 
West Adelaide1.15.311.313.6 84 West Torrens won by 22 points
North Adelaide2.63.88.119.13 67 Sat 14-Aug-1948 Prospect Oval 
Norwood0.23.75.89.15 69 Norwood won by 2 points

Round 15[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
West Adelaide5.311.718.1021.15 141 Sat 21-Aug-1948 Adelaide Oval 
South Adelaide7.28.713.814.13 97 West Adelaide won by 44 points
Port Adelaide3.26.66.78.10 58 Sat 21-Aug-1948 Alberton Oval 
North Adelaide3.45.510.810.9 69 North Adelaide won by 11 points
Norwood5.310.619.1021.12 138 Sat 21-Aug-1948 Norwood Oval 
Glenelg5.37.47.410.11 71 Norwood won by 67 points
Sturt3.23.47.1210.15 75 Sat 21-Aug-1948 Unley Oval 
West Torrens1.07.67.812.11 83 West Torrens won by 8 points

Round 16[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
West Adelaide0.17.59.615.6 96 Sat 28-Aug-1948 Adelaide Oval 
Port Adelaide3.53.87.1111.14 80 West Adelaide won by 16 points
South Adelaide1.18.39.410.8 68 Sat 28-Aug-1948 Norwood Oval 
North Adelaide5.46.612.1115.15 105 North Adelaide won by 37 points
West Torrens4.77.813.1017.13 115 Sat 28-Aug-1948 Thebarton Oval 
Glenelg4.27.610.913.14 92 West Torrens won by 23 points
Sturt2.06.47.412.9 81 Sat 28-Aug-1948 Unley Oval 
Norwood1.25.311.914.12 96 Norwood won by 15 points

Round 17[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
South Adelaide0.34.55.89.10 64 Sat 4-Sep-1948 Adelaide Oval 
Norwood4.56.58.1113.13 91 Norwood won by 27 points
Glenelg5.49.614.916.12 108 Sat 4-Sep-1948 Glenelg Oval 
West Adelaide4.49.1312.1913.25 103 Glenelg won by 5 points
North Adelaide4.25.66.713.15 93 Sat 4-Sep-1948 Prospect Oval 
Sturt5.45.56.56.5 41 North Adelaide won by 52 points
West Torrens3.19.214.922.16 148 Sat 4-Sep-1948 Thebarton Oval 
Port Adelaide0.21.82.104.13 37 West Torrens won by 111 points

1948 Ladder

LP Club P W L D For Agn % Pts
1 Norwood 17 14 3 0 1762 1343 56.75 28
2 West Torrens 17 13 4 0 1814 1463 55.36 26
3 West Adelaide 17 11 6 0 1867 1644 53.18 22
4 Sturt 17 10 7 0 1516 1363 52.66 20
5 North Adelaide 17 8 9 0 1588 1395 53.24 16
6 Glenelg 17 8 9 0 1622 1734 48.33 16
7 Port Adelaide 17 4 13 0 1364 1581 46.32 8
8 South Adelaide 17 0 17 0 1201 2211 35.20 0
  H&A 68 68 68 0 12734 12734 50.00 136
  Finals 4 4 4 0 621 621 50.00 8
  Total 72 72 72 0 13355 13355 50.00 144

First Semi-final

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
West Adelaide2.52.82.137.18 60 Sat 11-Sep-1948 Adelaide Oval21,035
Sturt2.42.52.84.9 33 West Adelaide won by 27 points

Second Semi-final

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
West Torrens2.57.812.1514.16 100 Sat 18-Sep-1948 Adelaide Oval32,631
Norwood3.54.99.1114.13 97 West Torrens won by 3 points

Preliminary Final

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Norwood3.08.711.1013.12 90 Sat 25-Sep-1948 Adelaide Oval29,701
West Adelaide4.68.712.1112.14 86 Norwood won by 4 points

Grand Final

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Norwood5.45.69.1415.16 106 Sat 2-Oct-1948 Adelaide Oval48,755
West Torrens1.43.94.96.13 49 Norwood won by 57 points

Footnotes

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