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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

1951 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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1951 Ladder

LP Club P W L D For Agn % Pts
1 Port Adelaide 18 17 1 0 1584 1016 60.92 34
2 North Adelaide 18 13 5 0 1566 1146 57.74 26
3 Glenelg 18 12 6 0 1709 1435 54.36 24
4 West Torrens 18 10 8 0 1514 1321 53.40 20
5 Norwood 18 9 9 0 1370 1240 52.49 18
6 West Adelaide 18 8 10 0 1180 1336 46.90 16
7 Sturt 18 2 16 0 1169 1780 39.64 4
8 South Adelaide 18 1 17 0 1120 1938 36.63 2
  H&A 72 72 72 0 11212 11212 50.00 144
  Finals 4 4 4 0 585 585 50.00 8
  Total 76 76 76 0 11797 11797 50.00 152

1951 Round by Round

Round 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | 16 | 17 | 18 | 1SF | 2SF | PF | GF

Round 1[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
West Adelaide4.26.1112.1415.16 106 Sat 21-Apr-1951 2:10 pm Adelaide Oval 
Sturt2.17.113.615.12 102 West Adelaide won by 4 points
Norwood1.03.56.812.10 82 Sat 21-Apr-1951 2:10 pm Norwood Oval 
West Torrens5.59.811.1416.17 113 West Torrens won by 31 points
North Adelaide8.211.420.1122.16 148 Sat 21-Apr-1951 2:10 pm Prospect Oval 
South Adelaide0.14.86.811.11 77 North Adelaide won by 71 points
Port Adelaide2.19.513.714.12 96 Sat 21-Apr-1951 2:10 pm Alberton Oval 
Glenelg4.36.47.810.13 73 Port Adelaide won by 23 points

Round 2[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Glenelg4.29.611.713.17 95 Wed 25-Apr-1951 2:10 pm Adelaide Oval 
West Torrens1.04.09.810.8 68 Glenelg won by 27 points
Sturt0.32.34.56.9 45 Sat 28-Apr-1951 2:10 pm Unley Oval 
North Adelaide7.513.921.1425.17 167 North Adelaide won by 122 points
Norwood0.73.95.137.16 58 Sat 28-Apr-1951 2:10 pm Norwood Oval 
Port Adelaide1.34.86.1110.14 74 Port Adelaide won by 16 points
West Adelaide3.86.910.1913.21 99 Sat 28-Apr-1951 2:10 pm Kensington Oval 
South Adelaide2.35.116.1110.13 73 West Adelaide won by 26 points

Round 3[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
South Adelaide1.13.34.66.9 45 Sat 5-May-1951 2:10 pm Adelaide Oval 
Port Adelaide5.47.1010.1516.17 113 Port Adelaide won by 68 points
West Torrens4.37.69.814.14 98 Sat 5-May-1951 2:10 pm Thebarton Oval 
Sturt4.68.813.1313.13 91 West Torrens won by 7 points
North Adelaide2.24.49.411.8 74 Sat 5-May-1951 2:10 pm Prospect Oval 
Norwood1.24.35.55.10 40 North Adelaide won by 34 points
Glenelg0.16.37.412.8 80 Sat 5-May-1951 2:10 pm Glenelg Oval 
West Adelaide3.23.45.77.7 49 Glenelg won by 31 points

Round 4[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
West Adelaide1.36.87.109.13 67 Sat 12-May-1951 2:10 pm Adelaide Oval 
North Adelaide3.74.1211.1913.24 102 North Adelaide won by 35 points
Sturt2.33.36.87.10 52 Sat 12-May-1951 2:10 pm Unley Oval 
Norwood3.07.310.415.13 103 Norwood won by 51 points
Glenelg2.39.1110.1316.19 115 Sat 12-May-1951 2:10 pm Glenelg Oval 
South Adelaide3.43.75.86.10 46 Glenelg won by 69 points
Port Adelaide3.68.812.1415.22 112 Sat 12-May-1951 2:10 pm Mount Gambier 
West Torrens3.66.611.1013.14 92 Port Adelaide won by 20 points

Round 5[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
South Adelaide2.07.111.212.3 75 Sat 19-May-1951 2:10 pm Adelaide Oval 
West Torrens3.711.1517.2121.24 150 West Torrens won by 75 points
North Adelaide4.18.611.1017.16 118 Sat 19-May-1951 2:10 pm Prospect Oval 
Glenelg4.47.510.611.7 73 North Adelaide won by 45 points
Port Adelaide4.65.811.1314.18 102 Sat 19-May-1951 2:10 pm Kensington Oval 
Sturt3.13.55.88.10 58 Port Adelaide won by 44 points
Norwood1.33.35.66.9 45 Sat 19-May-1951 2:10 pm Norwood Oval 
West Adelaide2.55.77.108.14 62 West Adelaide won by 17 points

Round 6[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
West Adelaide3.24.58.1110.12 72 Sat 2-Jun-1951 2:10 pm Adelaide Oval 
West Torrens1.32.68.109.14 68 West Adelaide won by 4 points
Port Adelaide4.47.99.1314.19 103 Sat 2-Jun-1951 2:10 pm Alberton Oval 
North Adelaide0.31.43.95.10 40 Port Adelaide won by 63 points
Glenelg3.211.411.513.6 84 Sat 2-Jun-1951 2:10 pm Glenelg Oval 
Norwood4.68.79.1014.16 100 Norwood won by 16 points
Sturt1.33.44.106.14 50 Sat 2-Jun-1951 2:10 pm Port Augusta 
South Adelaide4.39.611.914.11 95 South Adelaide won by 45 points

Round 7[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
West Adelaide2.27.610.615.8 98 Sat 9-Jun-1951 2:10 pm Adelaide Oval 
South Adelaide2.44.58.99.15 69 West Adelaide won by 29 points
North Adelaide3.65.810.1314.19 103 Sat 9-Jun-1951 2:10 pm Adelaide Oval 
Sturt2.28.211.313.4 82 North Adelaide won by 21 points
Glenelg7.410.1114.1415.17 107 Sat 9-Jun-1951 2:10 pm Glenelg Oval 
West Torrens4.110.314.417.7 109 West Torrens won by 2 points
Norwood2.34.75.96.11 47 Mon 11-Jun-1951 2:10 pm Adelaide Oval 
Port Adelaide2.14.27.38.4 52 Port Adelaide won by 5 points

Round 8[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
South Adelaide1.35.107.128.14 62 Sat 16-Jun-1951 2:10 pm Adelaide Oval 
Norwood6.710.1214.1218.17 125 Norwood won by 63 points
Sturt7.58.79.1111.12 78 Sat 16-Jun-1951 2:10 pm Unley Oval 
Glenelg1.010.415.517.11 113 Glenelg won by 35 points
Port Adelaide3.28.210.613.8 86 Sat 16-Jun-1951 2:10 pm Alberton Oval 
West Adelaide2.35.67.910.11 71 Port Adelaide won by 15 points
West Torrens2.33.114.148.15 63 Sat 16-Jun-1951 2:10 pm Thebarton Oval 
North Adelaide2.104.117.168.18 66 North Adelaide won by 3 points

Round 9[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Norwood2.15.59.713.8 86 Sat 23-Jun-1951 2:10 pm Norwood Oval 
Glenelg0.25.510.1014.13 97 Glenelg won by 11 points
West Torrens2.14.45.57.8 50 Sat 23-Jun-1951 2:10 pm Thebarton Oval 
Port Adelaide1.81.92.134.14 38 West Torrens won by 12 points
Sturt4.87.911.1012.12 84 Sat 23-Jun-1951 2:10 pm Unley Oval 
South Adelaide0.33.55.117.11 53 Sturt won by 31 points
West Adelaide3.33.44.85.8 38 Sat 23-Jun-1951 2:10 pm Berri 
North Adelaide0.22.84.109.15 69 North Adelaide won by 31 points

Round 10[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
West Adelaide3.26.39.711.8 74 Sat 30-Jun-1951 2:10 pm Adelaide Oval 
West Torrens2.55.89.1111.17 83 West Torrens won by 9 points
Glenelg5.613.916.1520.21 141 Sat 30-Jun-1951 2:10 pm Glenelg Oval 
South Adelaide4.36.118.1112.15 87 Glenelg won by 54 points
Norwood4.69.715.918.12 120 Sat 30-Jun-1951 2:10 pm Norwood Oval 
Sturt5.47.59.613.11 89 Norwood won by 31 points
Port Adelaide5.59.612.1014.12 96 Sat 30-Jun-1951 2:10 pm Alberton Oval 
North Adelaide2.24.47.58.11 59 Port Adelaide won by 37 points

Round 11[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
South Adelaide2.26.26.58.7 55 Sat 14-Jul-1951 2:10 pm Adelaide Oval 
Sturt4.25.37.49.8 62 Sturt won by 7 points
North Adelaide0.23.54.55.12 42 Sat 14-Jul-1951 2:10 pm Prospect Oval 
Port Adelaide6.46.58.88.8 56 Port Adelaide won by 14 points
West Torrens5.27.711.1111.11 77 Sat 14-Jul-1951 2:10 pm Thebarton Oval 
West Adelaide2.12.43.65.10 40 West Torrens won by 37 points
Glenelg1.75.88.179.21 75 Sat 14-Jul-1951 2:10 pm Moonta 
Norwood6.26.47.510.7 67 Glenelg won by 8 points

Round 12[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
South Adelaide2.02.53.55.8 38 Sat 21-Jul-1951 2:10 pm Adelaide Oval 
North Adelaide2.33.410.1012.10 82 North Adelaide won by 44 points
West Torrens0.30.62.74.11 35 Sat 21-Jul-1951 2:10 pm Thebarton Oval 
Norwood6.28.59.814.11 95 Norwood won by 60 points
Sturt3.45.45.48.7 55 Sat 21-Jul-1951 2:10 pm Unley Oval 
West Adelaide2.26.37.68.9 57 West Adelaide won by 2 points
Glenelg1.43.87.99.12 66 Sat 21-Jul-1951 2:10 pm Glenelg Oval 
Port Adelaide4.47.611.1412.17 89 Port Adelaide won by 23 points

Round 13[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Port Adelaide7.411.820.1323.19 157 Sat 28-Jul-1951 2:10 pm Alberton Oval 
South Adelaide3.16.18.311.6 72 Port Adelaide won by 85 points
Glenelg4.106.148.1810.24 84 Sat 28-Jul-1951 2:10 pm Kensington Oval 
West Adelaide2.16.412.1213.16 94 West Adelaide won by 10 points
North Adelaide2.12.43.86.11 47 Sat 28-Jul-1951 2:10 pm Prospect Oval 
Norwood1.46.87.128.15 63 Norwood won by 16 points
Sturt5.56.66.810.9 69 Sat 28-Jul-1951 2:10 pm Unley Oval 
West Torrens3.17.1015.1116.14 110 West Torrens won by 41 points

Round 14[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
West Adelaide2.04.15.16.3 39 Sat 4-Aug-1951 2:10 pm Adelaide Oval 
Norwood3.03.36.47.5 47 Norwood won by 8 points
Port Adelaide6.69.913.1120.13 133 Sat 4-Aug-1951 2:10 pm Alberton Oval 
Sturt1.01.23.56.7 43 Port Adelaide won by 90 points
Glenelg3.47.79.1114.15 99 Sat 4-Aug-1951 2:10 pm Glenelg Oval 
North Adelaide6.37.59.912.9 81 Glenelg won by 18 points
West Torrens4.45.512.1214.14 98 Sat 4-Aug-1951 2:10 pm Kensington Oval 
South Adelaide0.12.62.73.9 27 West Torrens won by 71 points

Round 15[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
West Adelaide0.20.40.74.9 33 Sat 11-Aug-1951 2:10 pm Adelaide Oval 
Port Adelaide2.43.66.77.8 50 Port Adelaide won by 17 points
Norwood5.27.614.1116.16 112 Sat 11-Aug-1951 2:10 pm Norwood Oval 
South Adelaide3.16.47.88.13 61 Norwood won by 51 points
Glenelg7.212.518.721.10 136 Sat 11-Aug-1951 2:10 pm Glenelg Oval 
Sturt1.22.57.97.14 56 Glenelg won by 80 points
North Adelaide1.34.97.1011.13 79 Sat 11-Aug-1951 2:10 pm Prospect Oval 
West Torrens4.76.98.109.12 66 North Adelaide won by 13 points

Round 16[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
South Adelaide3.14.44.85.10 40 Sat 18-Aug-1951 2:10 pm Adelaide Oval 
West Adelaide2.56.1012.1712.22 94 West Adelaide won by 54 points
Port Adelaide1.15.59.1115.13 103 Sat 18-Aug-1951 2:10 pm Alberton Oval 
Norwood5.38.48.49.5 59 Port Adelaide won by 44 points
West Torrens4.65.68.79.10 64 Sat 18-Aug-1951 2:10 pm Thebarton Oval 
Glenelg1.16.49.612.9 81 Glenelg won by 17 points
Sturt1.13.47.108.13 61 Sat 18-Aug-1951 2:10 pm Unley Oval 
North Adelaide7.49.1013.1313.18 96 North Adelaide won by 35 points

Round 17[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
West Adelaide2.34.65.95.12 42 Sat 25-Aug-1951 2:10 pm Adelaide Oval 
Glenelg2.36.58.611.8 74 Glenelg won by 32 points
Norwood2.33.64.94.10 34 Sat 25-Aug-1951 2:10 pm Norwood Oval 
North Adelaide4.26.37.59.7 61 North Adelaide won by 27 points
West Torrens4.28.213.714.10 94 Sat 25-Aug-1951 2:10 pm Thebarton Oval 
South Adelaide1.14.35.36.4 40 West Torrens won by 54 points
Sturt0.20.40.74.8 32 Sat 25-Aug-1951 2:10 pm Unley Oval 
Port Adelaide3.34.37.47.4 46 Port Adelaide won by 14 points

Round 18[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
South Adelaide1.66.1113.1315.15 105 Sat 1-Sep-1951 2:10 pm Adelaide Oval 
Glenelg6.39.615.718.8 116 Glenelg won by 11 points
Norwood4.19.410.1312.15 87 Sat 1-Sep-1951 2:10 pm Norwood Oval 
Sturt3.34.46.78.12 60 Norwood won by 27 points
North Adelaide3.29.1115.1519.18 132 Sat 1-Sep-1951 2:10 pm Prospect Oval 
West Adelaide2.14.55.66.9 45 North Adelaide won by 87 points
Port Adelaide2.86.99.219.24 78 Sat 1-Sep-1951 2:10 pm Alberton Oval 
West Torrens3.48.78.711.10 76 Port Adelaide won by 2 points

1951 Ladder

LP Club P W L D For Agn % Pts
1 Port Adelaide 18 17 1 0 1584 1016 60.92 34
2 North Adelaide 18 13 5 0 1566 1146 57.74 26
3 Glenelg 18 12 6 0 1709 1435 54.36 24
4 West Torrens 18 10 8 0 1514 1321 53.40 20
5 Norwood 18 9 9 0 1370 1240 52.49 18
6 West Adelaide 18 8 10 0 1180 1336 46.90 16
7 Sturt 18 2 16 0 1169 1780 39.64 4
8 South Adelaide 18 1 17 0 1120 1938 36.63 2
  H&A 72 72 72 0 11212 11212 50.00 144
  Finals 4 4 4 0 585 585 50.00 8
  Total 76 76 76 0 11797 11797 50.00 152

First Semi-final

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Glenelg4.08.311.714.9 93 Sat 8-Sep-1951 2:10 pm Adelaide Oval27,855
West Torrens3.35.57.117.13 55 Glenelg won by 38 points

Second Semi-final

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Port Adelaide4.310.512.715.10 100 Sat 15-Sep-1951 2:10 pm Adelaide Oval32,030
North Adelaide3.24.68.810.9 69 Port Adelaide won by 31 points

Preliminary Final

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
North Adelaide4.55.99.1510.20 80 Sat 22-Sep-1951 2:10 pm Adelaide Oval25,523
Glenelg1.36.67.107.13 55 North Adelaide won by 25 points

Grand Final

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Port Adelaide6.48.59.910.12 72 Sat 29-Sep-1951 2:10 pm Adelaide Oval41,997
North Adelaide2.14.64.98.13 61 Port Adelaide won by 11 points

Footnotes

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