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KEY FACTS

Official name
Sturt Football Club

Known as
Sturt

Nickname
Double Blues

Formed
1901

Colours
Oxford and Cambridge blue

Associated clubs
Sturt Reserves; Sturt U18s; Sturt-South Adelaide; Sturt U16s; Sturt WFC

Affiliation (Current)
South Australian National Football league (SANFL) 1901–2022

Home Ground
Peter Motley Oval

SANFL Premierships
1915, 1919, 1926, 1932, 1940, 1966-67-68-69-70, 1974, 1976, 2002, 2016-17 (15 total)

Senior Premierships
Stanley H Lewis Memorial Trophy: 1968, 1978, 1983, 2008 (4 total); SANFL Night/Knock-out/Pre-season Series: 1954, 1975 (2 total)

Most Games
360 - Paul Bagshaw (1964-1980)

Most Goals
672 - Brant Chambers (2002-10)

League Top Goalkickers
Frank Golding (30) 1920; Paul Caust (57) 1955; Ross Sawley (70) 1964; Ken Whelan (107) 1973 & (108) 1974; Rick Davies (151) 1983; Brant Chambers (112) 2007, (97) 2008 and (80) 2009 (9 total)

Magarey Medalists
Hendrick Waye 1903; Harry Cumberland 1911; Vic Richardson 1920; Horrie Riley 1923; Keith Dunn 1933; Len Fitzgerald 1952, 1954 & 1959; John Halbert 1961; Greg Whittlesea 1988; Brodie Atkinson 1997; Damian Squire 1999 & 2000; Jade Sheedy 2002; Tim Weatherald 2002; Luke Crane 2008; Zane Kirkwood 2014 & 2016 (15 medallists/18 medals)

Headquarters
39 Oxford Terrace, Unley, SA 5061

Phone: (08) 8271 4611 

Email
general@sturtfc.com.au

Website
sturtfc.com.au

Sturt



"Try a word association test involving the name ‘Sturt’ with South Australian football followers of more than fifty years of age - and long memories - and the chances are that the most popular responses would be terms like “skilful”, “brilliant”, “classy” and “dazzling”. The Sturt side that dominated South Australian football during the second half of the 1960s had an impact which no other team in the history of the SANFL, with the possible exception of the great Port Adelaide side which won six successive premierships during the 1950s, ever managed ... "

  • John Devaney looks at the history of the Double Blues and their extraordinary run of success in the late 1960s

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2022 Season (SANFL) Fixture

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Sturt's 2022 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 A Sturt 6.27.98.1212.15 87 WON West Adelaide 1.12.54.86.8 44 43 RIC Apr 2 (Sat, 7:40) Scores
2 H Sturt 1.15.710.711.9 75 LOST Glenelg 3.53.99.1012.11 83 -8 UNL Apr 9 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
3 A Sturt 5.28.410.513.7 85 WON South Adelaide 0.51.95.109.13 67 18 NOA Apr 15 (Fri, 1:10) Scores
4 A Sturt 2.35.46.79.9 63 WON Port Adelaide Magpies 2.14.57.77.8 50 13 ALB Apr 24 (Sun, 2:05) Scores
5 H Sturt 4.37.49.612.9 81 WON Norwood 2.34.55.107.11 53 28 UNL May 1 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
6 H Sturt 6.39.713.1020.15 135 WON Central District 2.12.33.65.7 37 98 UNL May 8 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
7 A Sturt 4.24.38.410.4 64 LOST North Adelaide 2.28.412.517.8 110 -46 PRO May 21 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
8 H Sturt        vs Woodville West Torrens          UNL May 28 (Sat, 2:10)  
9 H Sturt        vs Adelaide Reserves          ADO Jun 4 (Sat, 2:10)  
10 A Sturt        vs Glenelg          GLE Jun 13 (Mon, 2:10)  
11 Sturt       Bye        
12 A Sturt        vs Norwood          NOR Jun 25 (Sat, 2:10)  
13 H Sturt        vs West Adelaide          UNL Jul 2 (Sat, 2:10)  
14 H Sturt        vs Adelaide Reserves          UNL Jul 9 (Sat, 2:10)  
15 A Sturt        vs Central District          ELZ Jul 16 (Sat, 2:10)  
16 H Sturt        vs South Adelaide          UNL Jul 23 (Sat, 2:10)  
17 H Sturt        vs Port Adelaide Magpies          UNL Aug 6 (Sat, 2:10)  
18 A Sturt        vs Woodville West Torrens          WOO Aug 13 (Sat, 2:10)  
19 H Sturt        vs North Adelaide          UNL Aug 20 (Sat, 2:10)  
 

Footnotes

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