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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

1971 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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1971 Ladder

LP Club P W L D For Agn % Pts
1 North Adelaide 21 17 4 0 2076 1645 55.79 34
2 Port Adelaide 21 16 5 0 2197 1594 57.95 32
3 Sturt 21 15 6 0 2080 1401 59.75 30
4 Central District 21 12 9 0 2151 1920 52.84 24
5 Norwood 21 10 11 0 2047 1962 51.06 20
6 Glenelg 21 9 12 0 2132 2030 51.23 18
7 West Torrens 21 8 13 0 1525 1767 46.32 16
8 West Adelaide 21 6 15 0 1698 2016 45.72 12
9 South Adelaide 21 6 15 0 1615 2078 43.73 12
10 Woodville 21 6 15 0 1596 2704 37.12 12
  H&A 105 105 105 0 19117 19117 50.00 210
  Finals 4 4 4 0 657 657 50.00 8
  Total 109 109 109 0 19774 19774 50.00 218

1971 Round by Round

Round 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | 16 | 17 | 18 | 19 | 20 | 21 | 1SF | 2SF | PF | GF

Round 1[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Sturt8.512.917.1825.24 174 Sat 3-Apr-1971 2:10 pm Unley Oval 
Woodville1.41.122.163.21 39 Sturt won by 135 points
Norwood4.49.1016.1921.25 151 Sat 3-Apr-1971 2:10 pm Norwood Oval 
South Adelaide5.211.516.918.14 122 Norwood won by 29 points
North Adelaide5.58.811.1215.16 106 Sat 3-Apr-1971 2:10 pm Prospect Oval 
Central District2.25.57.612.9 81 North Adelaide won by 25 points
West Adelaide4.45.77.911.11 77 Sat 3-Apr-1971 2:10 pm Richmond Oval 
West Torrens0.42.73.127.16 58 West Adelaide won by 19 points
Glenelg6.310.415.617.9 111 Sat 3-Apr-1971 2:10 pm Elizabeth Oval 
Port Adelaide3.310.1213.1818.20 128 Port Adelaide won by 17 points

Round 2[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Central District5.211.715.1020.15 135 Sat 10-Apr-1971 2:10 pm Adelaide Oval 
West Adelaide3.77.915.1420.16 136 West Adelaide won by 1 point
North Adelaide3.312.1117.1627.25 187 Sat 10-Apr-1971 2:10 pm Prospect Oval 
Woodville3.14.27.88.12 60 North Adelaide won by 127 points
Glenelg7.414.1116.1319.19 133 Sat 10-Apr-1971 2:10 pm Glenelg Oval 
South Adelaide5.27.516.1221.15 141 South Adelaide won by 8 points
Norwood5.212.715.821.9 135 Sat 10-Apr-1971 2:10 pm Norwood Oval 
West Torrens3.47.1013.1516.21 117 Norwood won by 18 points
Port Adelaide4.76.157.189.22 76 Mon 12-Apr-1971 2:10 pm Adelaide Oval 
Sturt0.23.35.99.14 68 Port Adelaide won by 8 points

Round 3[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
South Adelaide7.311.817.2022.23 155 Sat 17-Apr-1971 2:10 pm Adelaide Oval 
Woodville4.110.814.1114.14 98 South Adelaide won by 57 points
Port Adelaide3.47.910.1211.18 84 Sat 17-Apr-1971 2:10 pm Alberton Oval 
West Adelaide2.13.35.79.13 67 Port Adelaide won by 17 points
West Torrens1.24.126.147.14 56 Sat 17-Apr-1971 2:10 pm Thebarton Oval 
Sturt5.57.710.1213.19 97 Sturt won by 41 points
Glenelg3.54.117.148.15 63 Sat 17-Apr-1971 2:10 pm Glenelg Oval 
Central District3.47.98.1111.14 80 Central District won by 17 points
North Adelaide0.35.510.811.10 76 Sat 17-Apr-1971 2:10 pm Prospect Oval 
Norwood7.18.114.616.8 104 Norwood won by 28 points

Round 4[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Norwood3.64.78.813.12 90 Sat 24-Apr-1971 2:10 pm Adelaide Oval 
West Adelaide3.19.39.611.9 75 Norwood won by 15 points
Port Adelaide3.69.1417.2128.23 191 Sat 24-Apr-1971 2:10 pm Alberton Oval 
Woodville2.22.43.95.11 41 Port Adelaide won by 150 points
Central District3.14.48.710.10 70 Sat 24-Apr-1971 2:10 pm Elizabeth Oval 
South Adelaide2.13.87.1213.16 94 South Adelaide won by 24 points
West Torrens1.23.45.87.10 52 Sat 24-Apr-1971 2:10 pm Thebarton Oval 
North Adelaide1.54.75.99.15 69 North Adelaide won by 17 points
Glenelg3.15.48.68.7 55 Mon 26-Apr-1971 2:10 pm Adelaide Oval 
Sturt2.05.57.710.10 70 Sturt won by 15 points

Round 5[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Norwood3.17.511.1216.12 108 Sat 1-May-1971 2:10 pm Adelaide Oval 
Woodville4.54.65.77.13 55 Norwood won by 53 points
Glenelg2.27.69.813.15 93 Sat 1-May-1971 2:10 pm Glenelg Oval 
West Torrens3.53.77.88.8 56 Glenelg won by 37 points
Port Adelaide4.78.810.1717.21 123 Sat 1-May-1971 2:10 pm Alberton Oval 
Central District1.43.44.64.6 30 Port Adelaide won by 93 points
West Adelaide1.01.35.46.6 42 Sat 1-May-1971 2:10 pm Richmond Oval 
North Adelaide1.25.58.510.8 68 North Adelaide won by 26 points
Sturt2.35.58.511.6 72 Sat 1-May-1971 2:10 pm Unley Oval 
South Adelaide2.32.42.63.6 24 Sturt won by 48 points

Round 6[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
South Adelaide0.10.34.56.8 44 Sat 8-May-1971 2:10 pm Adelaide Oval 
West Torrens2.54.107.127.14 56 West Torrens won by 12 points
Norwood4.29.615.1418.17 125 Sat 8-May-1971 2:10 pm Norwood Oval 
Glenelg3.104.158.1615.18 108 Norwood won by 17 points
Woodville9.213.416.820.12 132 Sat 8-May-1971 2:10 pm Woodville Oval 
Central District3.28.314.819.10 124 Woodville won by 8 points
North Adelaide4.68.716.1021.12 138 Sat 8-May-1971 2:10 pm Prospect Oval 
Port Adelaide3.14.15.28.7 55 North Adelaide won by 83 points
West Adelaide2.14.37.710.10 70 Sat 8-May-1971 2:10 pm Richmond Oval 
Sturt2.74.126.159.19 73 Sturt won by 3 points

Round 7[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
West Adelaide3.107.119.1315.16 106 Sat 15-May-1971 2:10 pm Adelaide Oval 
Woodville1.28.611.618.14 122 Woodville won by 16 points
Port Adelaide3.38.712.1220.20 140 Sat 15-May-1971 2:10 pm Alberton Oval 
South Adelaide2.22.45.69.6 60 Port Adelaide won by 80 points
Central District1.48.613.1019.13 127 Sat 15-May-1971 2:10 pm Elizabeth Oval 
West Torrens2.02.24.86.11 47 Central District won by 80 points
Sturt3.86.1112.1817.18 120 Sat 15-May-1971 2:10 pm Unley Oval 
Norwood1.15.48.610.11 71 Sturt won by 49 points
North Adelaide1.83.127.1616.19 115 Mon 17-May-1971 2:10 pm Adelaide Oval 
Glenelg2.38.612.815.9 99 North Adelaide won by 16 points

Round 8[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
South Adelaide3.56.98.1211.15 81 Sat 22-May-1971 2:10 pm Adelaide Oval 
North Adelaide3.44.98.1513.21 99 North Adelaide won by 18 points
Norwood3.05.25.79.13 67 Sat 22-May-1971 2:10 pm Norwood Oval 
Port Adelaide3.39.910.1514.21 105 Port Adelaide won by 38 points
West Torrens2.09.611.916.14 110 Sat 22-May-1971 2:10 pm Thebarton Oval 
Woodville3.46.79.1112.18 90 West Torrens won by 20 points
Sturt5.48.614.1320.17 137 Sat 22-May-1971 2:10 pm Unley Oval 
Central District1.27.49.612.9 81 Sturt won by 56 points
Glenelg5.68.815.1318.20 128 Sat 22-May-1971 2:10 pm Glenelg Oval 
West Adelaide4.57.610.812.10 82 Glenelg won by 46 points

Round 9[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
North Adelaide4.16.28.611.9 75 Sat 29-May-1971 2:10 pm Adelaide Oval 
Sturt3.36.56.109.13 67 North Adelaide won by 8 points
Woodville6.16.19.213.4 82 Sat 29-May-1971 2:10 pm Woodville Oval 
Glenelg3.48.1013.1319.20 134 Glenelg won by 52 points
West Adelaide3.43.105.1511.20 86 Sat 29-May-1971 2:10 pm Richmond Oval 
South Adelaide4.14.210.512.6 78 West Adelaide won by 8 points
Port Adelaide7.29.315.919.13 127 Sat 29-May-1971 2:10 pm Alberton Oval 
West Torrens0.11.43.76.7 43 Port Adelaide won by 84 points
Central District4.310.712.1015.12 102 Sat 29-May-1971 2:10 pm Elizabeth Oval 
Norwood3.46.611.814.11 95 Central District won by 7 points

Round 10[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
South Adelaide2.66.86.137.14 56 Sat 5-Jun-1971 2:10 pm Adelaide Oval 
Norwood1.16.59.713.10 88 Norwood won by 32 points
Glenelg4.47.913.1317.20 122 Sat 5-Jun-1971 2:10 pm Glenelg Oval 
Port Adelaide4.46.810.915.12 102 Glenelg won by 20 points
Woodville2.25.48.49.5 59 Sat 5-Jun-1971 2:10 pm Woodville Oval 
Sturt7.013.516.1322.18 150 Sturt won by 91 points
Central District1.75.119.1411.18 84 Sat 5-Jun-1971 2:10 pm Elizabeth Oval 
North Adelaide4.211.313.715.11 101 North Adelaide won by 17 points
West Torrens1.14.97.1210.14 74 Sat 5-Jun-1971 2:10 pm Thebarton Oval 
West Adelaide3.34.410.611.10 76 West Adelaide won by 2 points

Round 11[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
South Adelaide6.713.918.1221.16 142 Sat 12-Jun-1971 2:10 pm Adelaide Oval 
Glenelg3.34.45.57.6 48 South Adelaide won by 94 points
West Adelaide0.63.74.117.16 58 Sat 12-Jun-1971 2:10 pm Richmond Oval 
Central District1.37.510.1314.16 100 Central District won by 42 points
Port Adelaide2.49.812.1213.16 94 Sat 12-Jun-1971 2:10 pm Alberton Oval 
Sturt3.33.67.1010.13 73 Port Adelaide won by 21 points
Woodville6.19.614.817.14 116 Sat 12-Jun-1971 2:10 pm Woodville Oval 
North Adelaide4.312.513.714.8 92 Woodville won by 24 points
West Torrens1.43.45.55.9 39 Mon 14-Jun-1971 2:10 pm Adelaide Oval 
Norwood5.17.311.711.8 74 Norwood won by 35 points

Round 12[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
South Adelaide6.29.512.515.13 103 Sat 19-Jun-1971 2:10 pm Adelaide Oval 
Woodville1.14.36.79.18 72 South Adelaide won by 31 points
Central District2.46.1110.1316.15 111 Sat 19-Jun-1971 2:10 pm Elizabeth Oval 
Glenelg5.310.818.822.13 145 Glenelg won by 34 points
West Adelaide2.16.57.812.10 82 Sat 19-Jun-1971 2:10 pm Richmond Oval 
Port Adelaide5.48.612.1417.17 119 Port Adelaide won by 37 points
Sturt4.18.210.612.9 81 Sat 19-Jun-1971 2:10 pm Unley Oval 
West Torrens1.32.64.95.15 45 Sturt won by 36 points
Norwood3.37.910.911.9 75 Sat 19-Jun-1971 2:10 pm Norwood Oval 
North Adelaide4.37.810.913.15 93 North Adelaide won by 18 points

Round 13[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
South Adelaide2.33.84.116.12 48 Sat 26-Jun-1971 2:10 pm Adelaide Oval 
Central District4.28.212.715.12 102 Central District won by 54 points
Norwood3.25.39.811.15 81 Sat 26-Jun-1971 2:10 pm Norwood Oval 
West Adelaide2.27.59.912.12 84 West Adelaide won by 3 points
Glenelg5.66.119.1612.22 94 Sat 26-Jun-1971 2:10 pm Glenelg Oval 
Sturt3.45.510.813.9 87 Glenelg won by 7 points
Woodville2.14.55.57.7 49 Sat 26-Jun-1971 2:10 pm Woodville Oval 
Port Adelaide2.54.77.1210.14 74 Port Adelaide won by 25 points
North Adelaide3.27.710.914.9 93 Sat 26-Jun-1971 2:10 pm Prospect Oval 
West Torrens2.13.44.75.10 40 North Adelaide won by 53 points

Round 14[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
South Adelaide1.15.27.49.9 63 Sat 10-Jul-1971 2:10 pm Adelaide Oval 
Sturt5.28.715.1520.19 139 Sturt won by 76 points
Woodville1.23.93.106.13 49 Sat 10-Jul-1971 2:10 pm Woodville Oval 
Norwood4.57.716.1026.13 169 Norwood won by 120 points
West Torrens4.47.514.815.10 100 Sat 10-Jul-1971 2:10 pm Thebarton Oval 
Glenelg1.15.35.310.10 70 West Torrens won by 30 points
North Adelaide3.38.612.818.11 119 Sat 10-Jul-1971 2:10 pm Prospect Oval 
West Adelaide5.37.614.915.11 101 North Adelaide won by 18 points
Central District1.410.912.1016.14 110 Sat 10-Jul-1971 2:10 pm Elizabeth Oval 
Port Adelaide3.64.811.1211.14 80 Central District won by 30 points

Round 15[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
North Adelaide3.34.78.1012.11 83 Sat 17-Jul-1971 2:10 pm Adelaide Oval 
Port Adelaide5.1013.1518.1824.24 168 Port Adelaide won by 85 points
West Torrens6.59.913.1318.21 129 Sat 17-Jul-1971 2:10 pm Thebarton Oval 
South Adelaide2.54.86.97.12 54 West Torrens won by 75 points
Glenelg4.110.812.917.13 115 Sat 17-Jul-1971 2:10 pm Glenelg Oval 
Norwood2.44.413.717.10 112 Glenelg won by 3 points
Central District6.713.1317.1622.21 153 Sat 17-Jul-1971 2:10 pm Elizabeth Oval 
Woodville4.27.310.513.8 86 Central District won by 67 points
Sturt3.26.711.1315.20 110 Sat 17-Jul-1971 2:10 pm Unley Oval 
West Adelaide1.64.106.127.14 56 Sturt won by 54 points

Round 16[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
South Adelaide4.15.47.108.14 62 Sat 24-Jul-1971 2:10 pm Adelaide Oval 
Port Adelaide2.34.108.1313.17 95 Port Adelaide won by 33 points
North Adelaide1.39.512.814.9 93 Sat 24-Jul-1971 2:10 pm Prospect Oval 
Glenelg2.63.83.118.17 65 North Adelaide won by 28 points
Norwood2.35.88.912.11 83 Sat 24-Jul-1971 2:10 pm Norwood Oval20,280
Sturt6.48.915.1321.16 142 Sturt won by 59 points
West Torrens4.35.412.516.10 106 Sat 24-Jul-1971 2:10 pm Thebarton Oval 
Central District4.212.818.920.10 130 Central District won by 24 points
Woodville6.312.613.1015.11 101 Sat 24-Jul-1971 2:10 pm Woodville Oval 
West Adelaide4.25.59.1113.15 93 Woodville won by 8 points

Round 17[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Port Adelaide4.17.710.1015.16 106 Sat 31-Jul-1971 2:10 pm Alberton Oval 
Norwood2.43.57.910.10 70 Port Adelaide won by 36 points
West Adelaide3.24.58.512.9 81 Sat 31-Jul-1971 2:10 pm Richmond Oval 
Glenelg3.18.215.821.10 136 Glenelg won by 55 points
North Adelaide7.711.1217.1421.18 144 Sat 31-Jul-1971 2:10 pm Prospect Oval 
South Adelaide4.18.410.512.6 78 North Adelaide won by 66 points
Woodville3.05.06.37.3 45 Sat 31-Jul-1971 2:10 pm Woodville Oval 
West Torrens2.34.77.1110.16 76 West Torrens won by 31 points
Central District1.14.27.68.6 54 Sat 31-Jul-1971 2:10 pm Elizabeth Oval 
Sturt5.48.510.1315.13 103 Sturt won by 49 points

Round 18[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
South Adelaide1.13.45.510.7 67 Sat 7-Aug-1971 2:10 pm Adelaide Oval 
West Adelaide1.32.65.66.9 45 South Adelaide won by 22 points
Glenelg8.215.723.1532.21 213 Sat 7-Aug-1971 2:10 pm Glenelg Oval 
Woodville1.22.36.56.7 43 Glenelg won by 170 points
Norwood4.310.811.913.14 92 Sat 7-Aug-1971 2:10 pm Norwood Oval 
Central District2.46.710.1015.13 103 Central District won by 11 points
West Torrens2.05.46.49.8 62 Sat 7-Aug-1971 2:10 pm Thebarton Oval 
Port Adelaide2.82.86.107.11 53 West Torrens won by 9 points
Sturt1.32.65.97.10 52 Sat 7-Aug-1971 2:10 pm Unley Oval 
North Adelaide4.38.49.811.10 76 North Adelaide won by 24 points

Round 19[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Central District4.39.914.1317.15 117 Sat 14-Aug-1971 2:10 pm Adelaide Oval 
West Torrens4.35.48.610.10 70 Central District won by 47 points
West Adelaide1.13.77.1010.15 75 Sat 14-Aug-1971 2:10 pm Richmond Oval 
Norwood4.49.811.1015.11 101 Norwood won by 26 points
Sturt0.26.47.613.10 88 Sat 14-Aug-1971 2:10 pm Unley Oval 
Glenelg2.44.56.107.12 54 Sturt won by 34 points
Woodville4.27.59.89.10 64 Sat 14-Aug-1971 2:10 pm Woodville Oval 
South Adelaide0.14.25.47.11 53 Woodville won by 11 points
Port Adelaide6.77.913.1315.14 104 Sat 14-Aug-1971 2:10 pm Alberton Oval 
North Adelaide1.14.65.87.12 54 Port Adelaide won by 50 points

Round 20[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
South Adelaide0.40.51.84.12 36 Sat 21-Aug-1971 2:10 pm Adelaide Oval 
Central District6.015.722.1227.19 181 Central District won by 145 points
Sturt2.67.1014.1221.19 145 Sat 21-Aug-1971 2:10 pm Unley Oval 
Port Adelaide7.411.712.713.11 89 Sturt won by 56 points
West Torrens3.26.711.918.15 123 Sat 21-Aug-1971 2:10 pm Thebarton Oval 
Norwood4.35.67.128.13 61 West Torrens won by 62 points
Glenelg3.26.512.1013.11 89 Sat 21-Aug-1971 2:10 pm Glenelg Oval 
North Adelaide3.39.119.1115.18 108 North Adelaide won by 19 points
West Adelaide3.611.1215.1521.18 144 Sat 21-Aug-1971 2:10 pm Richmond Oval 
Woodville6.311.312.415.6 96 West Adelaide won by 48 points

Round 21[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
South Adelaide2.46.86.156.18 54 Sat 28-Aug-1971 2:10 pm Adelaide Oval 
West Torrens0.45.86.109.12 66 West Torrens won by 12 points
Central District2.43.74.910.16 76 Sat 28-Aug-1971 2:10 pm Elizabeth Oval 
West Adelaide2.65.88.128.14 62 Central District won by 14 points
Norwood1.55.157.1612.23 95 Sat 28-Aug-1971 2:10 pm Norwood Oval 
Woodville6.46.413.1214.13 97 Woodville won by 2 points
Port Adelaide4.09.39.412.12 84 Sat 28-Aug-1971 2:10 pm Alberton Oval 
Glenelg2.12.36.98.9 57 Port Adelaide won by 27 points
North Adelaide2.57.512.813.9 87 Sat 28-Aug-1971 2:10 pm Prospect Oval 
Sturt2.24.54.54.8 32 North Adelaide won by 55 points

1971 Ladder

LP Club P W L D For Agn % Pts
1 North Adelaide 21 17 4 0 2076 1645 55.79 34
2 Port Adelaide 21 16 5 0 2197 1594 57.95 32
3 Sturt 21 15 6 0 2080 1401 59.75 30
4 Central District 21 12 9 0 2151 1920 52.84 24
5 Norwood 21 10 11 0 2047 1962 51.06 20
6 Glenelg 21 9 12 0 2132 2030 51.23 18
7 West Torrens 21 8 13 0 1525 1767 46.32 16
8 West Adelaide 21 6 15 0 1698 2016 45.72 12
9 South Adelaide 21 6 15 0 1615 2078 43.73 12
10 Woodville 21 6 15 0 1596 2704 37.12 12
  H&A 105 105 105 0 19117 19117 50.00 210
  Finals 4 4 4 0 657 657 50.00 8
  Total 109 109 109 0 19774 19774 50.00 218

First Semi-final

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Sturt3.36.97.148.16 64 Sat 4-Sep-1971 2:10 pm Adelaide Oval36,400
Central District4.27.87.913.13 91 Central District won by 27 points

Second Semi-final

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
North Adelaide1.22.56.814.9 93 Sat 11-Sep-1971 2:10 pm Adelaide Oval37,307
Port Adelaide3.24.76.1410.18 78 North Adelaide won by 15 points

Preliminary Final

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Port Adelaide3.57.911.1216.15 111 Sat 18-Sep-1971 2:10 pm Adelaide Oval42,909
Central District3.37.98.1411.16 82 Port Adelaide won by 29 points

Grand Final

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
North Adelaide4.66.119.1810.19 79 Sat 25-Sep-1971 2:10 pm Adelaide Oval52,228
Port Adelaide0.10.32.49.5 59 North Adelaide won by 20 points

Footnotes

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