South Adelaide Football Club


South Adelaide Football Club

Infobox aus sport club | clubname = South Adelaide


fullname = South Adelaide Football Club
emblem = Panthers
strip = Navy Blue guernsey with white 'SAFC' monogram, navy blue shorts and socks.
founded = 1876
sport = Australian rules football
league = South Australian National Football League
firstseason = 1877
ground = Alan Hickinbotham Oval (formerly Noarlunga Oval)
capacity = 12,000
song = We are the Blue and White
president = Colin Francis
coach = Clay Sampson
captain = Jason Torney
season = 2007
position = 8th of 9
The South Adelaide Football Club competes in the South Australian National Football League (SANFL). Known as the Panthers, their home ground is Noarlunga Oval, located in the southern suburbs of Adelaide.

Club details

*Premierships: 11 – 1877, 1885, 1892, 1893, 1895, 1896, 1898, 1899, 1935, 1938, 1964
*Wooden spoons: 25 – 1909-1911, 1926-1929, 1932, 1934, 1945, 1947, 1948, 1950, 1951, 1953, 1955, 1957, 1959, 1962, 1963, 1969, 1970, 1987, 1988, 1997
*Grand Finals played: 12 – 1894, 1989, 1899, 1900, 1902, 1903, 1935, 1937, 1938, 1940, 1964, 1979
*Highest Score: 39.16 (250) vs. Woodville 19.14 (128) at Football Park on 30 June 1984
*Most years as coach: 8 – H Bunton, 1975 – 1982
*Most games played: 337 –S Palmer, 1969 –1985
*Most years captained: 11 – J Reedman, 1888 – 1898
*Record Home Attendance:
** Adelaide Oval - 30,618 vs. Port Adelaide on 26 April 1965
** Noarlunga Oval - 10,123 vs. Glenelg on 7 May 1995
*Record Finals Attendance: 56,353 for the 1964 grand final at Adelaide Oval

Magarey Medallists

*Frank Barry (1915)
*Dan Moriarty (1919, 1920, 1921)
*Jack Cockburn (1935)
*Jim Deane (1953, 1957 - awarded retrospectively)
*Mark Naley (1991)
*Andrew Osborn (1998)

All-Australians

*Peter Darley 1969
*Mark Naley 1986

League top goalkickers

*H.Wardrop (14) 1882
*H.Hill (19) 1885
*A.Bushby (25) 1887
*J.Kay (25) 1896, (35) 1898 & (28) 1902
*S.Scott (54) 1945
*D.Del-Re (95) 1995

'Greatest Team'

The South Adelaide Team of the Century is officially called the 'Greatest Team'. [http://www.fullpointsfooty.net/all_star_teams_(n-z).htm#South%20Adelaide]

Aussie rules team | title = Greatest Team
backpocket1 = Jack Reedman (c)
fullback = Bill Oliver
backpocket2 = George Mulcahy
halfbackflank1 = Bob Schmidt
centrehalfback = Dan Moriarty
halfbackflank2 = Jack Cockburn
wing1 = Laurie Cahill
centre = Jim Deane
wing2 = Mark Coombe
halfforwardflank1 = Max Murdy
centrehalfforward = Don Pryor
halfforwardflank2 = Alf Ryan
forwardpocket1 = Mark Naley
fullforward = Chris Munro
forwardpocket2 = Jack Dawes
ruck = Peter Darley
ruckrover = Jack Tredrea
rover = Frank Tully
interchange1 = Lindsay Backman
interchange2 = Ray Linke
interchange3 = Len Lapthorne
interchange4 =
interchange4 =
interchange5 =
interchange6 =
coach = -

See also

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External links

* [http://www.sanfl.com.au/default.aspx?s=genericnewsdisplay&kw=66&aid=98129 SANFL]
* [http://www.safc.com.au/ South Adelaide Football Club]
* [http://www.fullpointsfooty.net/south_adelaide.htm Fullpointsfooty]


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