1896 Championship of Australia

The 1896 Championship of Australia was an Australian rules football match that took place on 12 June 1897.[1]

1896 Championship of Australia
South Adelaide Collingwood
6.4 (40) 8.5 (53)
1 2 3 4
SA 3.1 3.2 5.3 6.4
COL 2.2 4.3 6.5 8.5
Date12 June 1897
StadiumAdelaide Oval
Attendance5000-6000
UmpiresCoffee
← 1893 1907 →

The championship was contested by the premiers of the VFL, Collingwood and the premiers of the SAFL, South Adelaide.[2]

The match was played at the Adelaide Oval in Adelaide, South Australia.

This was the last Championship of Australia match to be held until 1907.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "INTERCOLONIAL MATCH". The Age (13, 193). Victoria, Australia. 14 June 1897. p. 3.
  2. ^ "INTERCOLONIAL FOOTBALL". The Advertiser. XXXIX (12061). South Australia. 14 June 1897. p. 3.