1911 Championship of Australia

The 1911 Championship of Australia was an Australian rules football match that took place on 11 October 1911.

1911 Championship of Australia
1911 West Adelaide Championship of Australia team.jpg
West Adelaide Essendon
8.9 (57) 7.12 (54)
1 2 3 4
WAD 1.1 (7) 3.5 (23) 6.5 (41) 8.9 (57)
ESS 2.3 (15) 3.6 (24) 5.10 (40) 7.12 (54)
Date11 October 1911
StadiumAdelaide Oval
Attendance6,000
← 1910 1913 →

The championship was contested by the premiers of the VFL, Essendon and the premiers of the SAFL, West Adelaide.

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

The match, played in front of 6,000, was won by West Adelaide by a margin of 3 points, giving West Adelaide its 2nd Championship of Australia Title.[1]

Match detailsEdit

Championship of Australia
11 October 1911 West Adelaide def. Essendon Adelaide Oval (crowd: 6,000)
1.1 (7)
3.5 (23)
6.5 (41)
 8.9 (57)
Q1
Q2
Q3
 Final
2.3 (15)
3.6 (24)
5.10 (40)
 7.12 (54)
Umpires: Aldersey
A Conlin 3
W Mills 2
W Dowling, J Moy, W Slattery 1
Goals L Armstrong 3
B Armstrong 2
R Benstead, B Walker 1

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "WEST ADELAÏDE BEAT ESSENDON-A GREAT GAME". The Advertiser. 12 October 1911.