1883 SAFA season

The 1883 South Australian Football Association season was the 7th season of the top-level Australian rules football competition in South Australia.

1883 SAFA premiership season
Teams5
PremiersNorwood
(6th premiership)
Matches played38
Highest attendance1,000 (Round 2, Port Adelaide vs. Norwood)
Leading goalkickerJames Litchfield
Port Adelaide (13 Goals)
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The Victorian Football Club renamed itself North Adelaide at the beginning of the season but has no connection to the modern day North Adelaide Roosters.

Premiership seasonEdit

Round 1Edit

Round 1
Saturday, 5 May (3:20 pm) Norwood 3.18 (3) def. North Adelaide 0.2 (0) Adelaide Oval [1]
Saturday, 5 May (3:15 pm) South Adelaide 3.9 (3) def. Port Adelaide 2.7 (2) Kensington Oval [2]
Bye: South Park

Round 2Edit

Round 2
Saturday, 12 May Port Adelaide 1.7 (1) def. by Norwood 4.9 (4) Alberton Oval (crowd: 1,000) [3]
Saturday, 12 May (3:25 pm) South Park 0.8 (0) def. by South Adelaide 3.5 (3) Kensington Oval [4]
Bye: North Adelaide

Round 3Edit

Round 3
Saturday, 19 May South Adelaide 0.7 (0) drew with North Adelaide 0.4 (0) Adelaide Oval [5]
Saturday, 19 May (3:15 pm) South Park 1.12 (1) def. by Port Adelaide 3.6 (3) Kensington Oval [6]
Bye: Norwood

Round 4Edit

Round 4
Saturday, 26 May (3:15 pm) South Park 2.8 (2) def. Norwood 1.7 (1) Adelaide Oval [7]
Saturday, 26 May (3:30 pm) North Adelaide 0.3 (0) def. by Port Adelaide 3.4 (3) Kensington Oval [8]
Bye: South Adelaide

Round 5Edit

Round 5
Saturday, 2 June (3:20 pm) South Park 0.3 (0) def. by North Adelaide 1.8 (1) Adelaide Oval [9]
Saturday, 2 June (3:30 pm) Norwood 3.11 (3) def. South Adelaide 0.2 (0) Kensington Oval [10]
Bye: Port Adelaide

Round 6Edit

Round 6
Saturday, 9 June (3:10 pm) Norwood 4.11 (4) def. North Adelaide 1.4 (1) Adelaide Oval [11]
Saturday, 9 June (3:30 pm) Port Adelaide 2.6 (2) def. South Adelaide 0.9 (0) Alberton Oval [12]
Bye: South Park

Round 7Edit

Round 7
Saturday, 30 June (3:30 pm) South Park 0.5 (0) def. by South Adelaide 3.6 (3) Adelaide Oval (crowd: 400) [13]
Saturday, 30 June (Time pm) Norwood 4.8 (4) def. North Adelaide 2.5 (2) Kensington Oval [14]
Bye: Port Adelaide
  • Port Adelaide would miss the next three rounds due to a football tour of Victoria.

Round 8Edit

Round 8
Saturday, 7 July (3:00 pm) Norwood 3.4 (3) def. South Adelaide 1.10 (1) Adelaide Oval [15]
Saturday, 7 July South Park 5.11 (5) def. North Adelaide 0.4 (0) Kensington Oval [16]
Bye: Port Adelaide

Round 9Edit

Round 9
Saturday, 14 July (3:30 pm) Norwood 2.16 (2) def. by South Park 3.6 (3) Kensington Oval [17]
Saturday, 14 July North Adelaide 1.1 (1) def. by South Adelaide 2.17 (2) Adelaide Oval (crowd: 700) [18]
Bye: Port Adelaide

Round 10Edit

Round 10
Saturday, 21 July (3:15 pm) Norwood 1.10 (1) def. by Port Adelaide 5.7 (5) Adelaide Oval [19]
Saturday, 21 July South Park 3.5 (3) def. South Adelaide 1.8 (1) Kensington Oval [20]
Bye: North Adelaide

Round 11Edit

Round 11
Saturday, 28 July South Park 1.6 (1) def. by Port Adelaide 3.8 (3) Adelaide Oval [21]
Saturday, 28 July (3:30 pm) South Adelaide 5.12 (5) def. North Adelaide 3.4 (3) North Park Lands [22]
Bye: Norwood

Round 12Edit

Round 12
Saturday, 4 August Norwood 5.17 (5) def. South Park 0.2 (0) Adelaide Oval [23]
Saturday, 4 August (3:45 pm) Port Adelaide 3.12 (3) def. North Adelaide 0.3 (0) Alberton Oval [24]
Bye: South Adelaide

Round 13Edit

Round 13
Saturday, 11 August South Adelaide 2.9 (2) drew with Norwood 2.5 (2) Adelaide Oval [25]
Bye: Port Adelaide, South Park, North Adelaide

Round 14Edit

Round 14
Saturday, 18 August (3:30 pm) Norwood 3.27 (3) def. North Adelaide 1.2 (1) Kensington Oval [26]
Saturday, 18 August (3:30 pm) South Adelaide 1.7 (1) drew with Port Adelaide 1.6 (1) Adelaide Oval [27]
Bye: South Park

Round 15Edit

Round 15
Saturday, 25 August (3:30 pm) Port Adelaide 3.12 (3) def. by Norwood 6.17 (6) Alberton Oval [28]
Saturday, 25 August South Adelaide 3.7 (3) def. by South Park 4.9 (4) Adelaide Oval [29]
Bye: North Adelaide

Round 16Edit

Round 16
Saturday, 1 September (3:15 pm) Port Adelaide 3.12 (3) def. South Park 2.13 (2) Alberton Oval [30]
Saturday, 1 September (3:35 pm) North Adelaide 5.8 (5) def. South Adelaide 3.7 (3) Kensington Oval [31]
Bye: Norwood

Round 17Edit

Round 17
Saturday, 8 September Port Adelaide 3.13 (3) drew with North Adelaide 3.12 (3) Alberton Oval (crowd: 500) [32]
Saturday, 8 September (3:25 pm) Norwood 4.13 (4) def. South Park 2.10 (2) Kensington Oval [33]
Bye: South Adelaide

Round 18Edit

Round 18
Saturday, 15 September (3:30 pm) South Park 5.11 (5) def. North Adelaide 1.5 (1) South Park Lands [34]
Saturday, 15 September Norwood 9.6 (9) def. South Adelaide 1.6 (1) Kensington Oval [35]
Bye: Port Adelaide

Round 19Edit

Round 19
Saturday, 22 September Norwood 5.22 (5) def. Port Adelaide 1.7 (1) Kensington Oval [36]
Saturday, 22 September South Park 3.9 (3) def. North Adelaide 0.3 (0) Old Adelaide Ground (crowd: 200) [37]
Bye: South Adelaide

Round 20Edit

Round 20
Saturday, 29 September (3:30 pm) Port Adelaide 0.11 (0) def. by South Adelaide 2.10 (2) Alberton Oval [38]
Bye: North Adelaide, Norwood, South Park

LadderEdit

1883 SAFA Ladder
TEAM P W L D GF BF GA BA Pts Adj Pts
1 Norwood 16 12 3 1 59 192 25 89 25 25.00
2 Port Adelaide 14 7 5 2 33 122 29 140 16 18.29
3 South Park 15 7 8 0 31 126 33 118 14 14.93
4 South Adelaide 16 6 7 3 30 113 38 102 15 15.00
5 North Adelaide 15 2 11 2 18 63 46 175 6 6.40
Key: P = Played, W = Won, L = Lost, D = Drawn, GF = Goals For, GA = Goals Against, Pts = Points, Adj Pts = Points adjusted for match ratio, (P) = Premiers [39]

Note: South Park were ranked above South Adelaide on head-to-head record (2-1).

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