1895 SAFA season

The 1895 South Australian Football Association season was the 19th season of the top-level Australian rules football competition in South Australia.

1895 SAFA premiership season
PremiersSouth Adelaide
(5th premiership)
Matches played40
Leading goalkickerAnthony Daly
Norwood (46 goals)
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The 'Port' Natives Club (renamed as West Torrens from 1897) was formed by a group of periphery Port Adelaide players who wanted more playing time.

A summary of the 1895 season, including Tables of Games won, goal and behinds scored by each club vs each other club, top goal kickers, and a list of 1st and 2nd places since 1877 was published in the SA Register. [1]

LadderEdit

1895 SAFA Ladder
TEAM P W L D GF BF GA BA Pts
1 South Adelaide 16 15 1 0 121 161 41 77 28
2 Norwood 16 11 4 1 113 97 62 105 23
3 Port Adelaide 16 8 7 1 100 147 73 92 17
4 North Adelaide 16 3 13 0 43 64 120 125 6
5 Natives 16 2 14 0 37 82 99 155 4
Key: P = Played, W = Won, L = Lost, D = Drawn, GF = Goals For, BF = Behinds For, GA = Goals Against, BA = Behinds Against, (P) = Premiers [2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/54570849
  2. ^ "Football". The Chronicle. Adelaide: National Library of Australia. 5 October 1895. p. 31. Retrieved 23 December 2014.