1914 Port Adelaide Football Club season

The 1914 Port Adelaide Football Club season was the club's 37th year in the South Australian Football League.

Port Adelaide Football Club
1914 season
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PresidentDr Alexander Benson
CoachJack Londrigan
Captain(s)Jack Londrigan
Home groundAlberton Oval
Best and FairestJack Ashley
Highest home attendance8,500
(Round 6 vs. West Torrens)

1914 list changesEdit

New recruitsEdit

New recruits
Player Former Club
John Dunn West Torrens
Leonard Wisdom Port Adelaide B
Cuthbert Lincoln Port Adelaide B

Retirements and delistingsEdit

Retirements and delistings
Player Note
Francis Hansen Retired mid season
Albert Chaplin
Joseph Middleton
John Londrigan
Joseph Watson
Clifford Cock

1914 squadEdit

Due to World War I many Port Adelaide players enlisted to take part in the conflict at seasons end. Of the 1914 squad Albert Chaplin, Joseph Watson and William Boon would be killed in action.

Port Adelaide Football Club
1914 Senior list Coaching staff
  • Henry Eaton
  • Joseph Watson
  • Alex McFarlane
  • Francis Magor
  • Charles Andersen
  • Clifford Cock
  • Horace Pope
  • Joseph Middleton
  • Albert Chaplin
  • John Robertson
  • William Boon

Head coach



Legend:
  • (c) Captain(s)
  • (vc) Vice captain(s)

Updated: 14 October 1914
Source(s): Playing list, Coaching staff

1914 pre seasonEdit

Game 1Edit

Game 1
Saturday, 4 April Port Adelaide 14.10 (94) def. Semaphore Central 5.3 (33) Alberton Oval [1]

Game 2Edit

Game 2
Saturday, 11 April Port Adelaide 17.10 (112) def. Port Adelaide B 3.2 (20) Alberton Oval [2]

Game 3Edit

Game 2
Saturday, 18 April Port Adelaide 11.19 (85) def. Semaphore/Port B 4.7 (27) Alberton Oval [3]

Game 4Edit

Game 4
Saturday, 25 April Port Adelaide 25.25 (175) def. West Torrens B 4.1 (25) Alberton Oval [4]

1914 home and away seasonEdit

Round 1Edit

Round 1
Saturday, 2 May South Adelaide def. by Port Adelaide Adelaide Oval (crowd: 10,500) [5][6]
1.1 (7)
2.5 (17)
4.6 (30)
 7.8 (50)
Q1
Q2
Q3
 Final
3.3 (21)
6.6 (42)
8.10 (56)
 10.13 (73)
Umpires: S. Coleman
C. Tredrea, J. Tredrea, Waye, Windsor, Jones, Young, Foale 1 Goals 3 Dunn, Ashley
2 Magor, Congear
Mahoney, Dugan, Mueller, Foale. C. Tredrea
McKee, Barry, Wallace, J. Tredrea
Best Ashley, Oliver, Magor, Pope, Eaton
Londrigan, Middleton, Maynard, McFarlane

Record: 1 Win, 0 Losses, 0 Draws (146.00%)
Ladder Position: 1st

Round 2Edit

Round 2
Bye: Port Adelaide

Round 3Edit

Round 3
Saturday, 16 May Port Adelaide def. Sturt Alberton Oval (crowd: 5,000) [7][8]
3.5 (23)
7.10 (52)
8.14 (62)
 14.16 (100)
Q1
Q2
Q3
 Final
0.2 (2)
2.5 (17)
3.4 (22)
 4.5 (29)
Umpires: Mr Hackey (replacing Mr Coleman)
Dunn 6
Magor 4
Congear 2
Chaplin, Watson 1
Goals 2 Offe
1 Sellick, Bannigan
Drummond, Middleton, Ashley, Watson, Oliver
Dunn, Robertson, Magor
Best Bannigan, Hewett, Kappler, Mayman, Sharpe
Smith, Mowatt, Nicolle, Baulderstone.

Record: 2 Win, 0 Losses, 0 Draws (218.99%)
Ladder Position: 1st

Round 4Edit

Round 4
Saturday, 23 May Port Adelaide def. West Torrens Alberton Oval [9]
2.3 (15)
6.5 (41)
8.9 (57)
 13.11 (89)
Q1
Q2
Q3
 Final
1.1 (7)
1.2 (8)
2.4 (16)
 2.9 (21)
Anderson 3
Drummond, Ashley, Dunn 2
McFarlane, Chaplin, Congear, Watson 1
Goals 2 Gibbons
Watson, Congear, Robertson, Pope, Ashley
Oliver, Drummond
Best Patten, Hutton, Waite, Richmond, Rimes
Scott, Miller

Record: 3 Win, 0 Losses, 0 Draws (262.00%)
Ladder Position: 1st

Round 5Edit

Round 5
Saturday, 30 May Norwood def. by Port Adelaide Norwood Oval (crowd: 9,000) [10]
1.2 (8)
2.5 (17)
5.5 (35)
 8.5 (53)
Q1
Q2
Q3
 Final
4.3 (27)
5.5 (35)
9.8 (62)
 13.13 (91)
Chamberlain 3
Packham 1
Short, Trembath, Kearney 1
Goals 4 Ashley
3 Congear
2 Magor, Dunn
1 Anderson, Druminond
Packham, Robin, Trembath, Short, Crawford, Chamberlain, Millhouse, Grantley, Kearney Best Oliver, Ashley, Robertson, Anderson, Maynard, McFarlane, Drummond, Pope.

Record: 4 Win, 0 Losses, 0 Draws (230.72%)
Ladder Position: 1st

Round 6 (Queen's Birthday)Edit

Round 6 (Queen's Birthday)
Monday, 8 June North Adelaide 6.19 (46) def. by Port Adelaide 11.8 (74) Adelaide Oval (crowd: 15,000) [11]

Record: 5 Win, 0 Losses, 0 Draws (214.57%)
Ladder Position: 1st

Round 7Edit

Round 7
Saturday, 13 June Port Adelaide 14.21 (105) def. West Adelaide 4.6 (30) Alberton Oval (crowd: 5,000) [12]

Record: 6 Win, 0 Losses, 0 Draws (232.31%)
Ladder Position: 1st

Round 8Edit

Round 8
Saturday, 20 June Port Adelaide 9.15 (69) def. South Adelaide 5.7 (37) Alberton Oval (crowd: 5,500) [13]

Record: 7 Win, 0 Losses, 0 Draws (225.94%)
Ladder Position: 1st

Round 9Edit

Round 9
Saturday, 27 June Port Adelaide 11.15 (81) def. West Torrens 9.5 (59) Adelaide Oval (crowd: 8,500) [14]

Record: 8 Win, 0 Losses, 0 Draws (209.85%)
Ladder Position: 1st

Round 10Edit

Round 10
Bye: Port Adelaide

Round 11Edit

Round 11
Saturday, 11 July Sturt 6.5 (41) def. by Port Adelaide 13.10 (88) Unley Oval (crowd: 7,000) [15][16]

Record: 9 Win, 0 Losses, 0 Draws (210.38%)
Ladder Position: 1st

Round 12Edit

Round 12
Saturday, 18 July Port Adelaide 19.17 (131) def. Norwood 7.8 (50) Alberton Oval

Record: 10 Win, 0 Losses, 0 Draws (216.59%)
Ladder Position: 1st

Round 13Edit

Round 13
Saturday, 22 August North Adelaide 8.11 (59) def. by Port Adelaide 11.14 (80) Adelaide Oval (crowd: 9,000) [17]

Record: 11 Win, 0 Losses, 0 Draws (206.53%)
Ladder Position: 1st

Round 14Edit

Round 14
Saturday, 29 August West Adelaide 5.5 (35) def. by Port Adelaide 12.15 (87) Adelaide Oval (crowd: 6,500) [18]

Record: 12 Win, 0 Losses, 0 Draws (209.41%)
Ladder Position: 1st

LadderEdit

1914 SAFL Ladder
TEAM P W L D PF PA % PTS
1 Port Adelaide (P) 12 12 0 0 1068 510 67.68 24
2 North Adelaide 12 6 6 0 723 769 48.46 12
3 Sturt 12 6 6 0 665 799 45.42 12
4 West Torrens 12 5 6 1 715 786 47.63 11
5 West Adelaide 12 4 7 1 621 767 44.74 9
6 South Adelaide 12 4 8 0 692 722 48.94 8
7 Norwood 12 4 8 0 656 787 45.46 8
Key: P = Played, W = Won, L = Lost, D = Drawn, PF = Points For, PA = Points Against, (P) = Premiers [19]

FinalsEdit

Semi FinalEdit

1914 SAFL Semi Final
Saturday, 5 September Port Adelaide def. Sturt Adelaide Oval (crowd: 8,000) Report
3.7 (25)
3.11 (29)
6.13 (49)
 12.17 (89)
Q1
Q2
Q3
 Final
0.0 (0)
4.3 (27)
5.3 (33)
 5.5 (35)
Umpires: O'Connor
Dunn 4
Chaplin, Drummond 2
Ashley, Magor, Watson, Congear 1
Goals 2 Smith
1 Golding, Sellick, Neate

Grand FinalEdit

1914 SAFL Grand Final
Saturday, 19 September Port Adelaide def. North Adelaide Adelaide Oval (crowd: 11,200) Report
2.1 (13)
5.7 (37)
7.8 (50)
 13.15 (93)
Q1
Q2
Q3
 Final
0.3 (3)
0.4 (4)
0.8 (8)
 1.8 (14)
Congear 4
Chaplin 3
Drummond, Andersen 2
Dunn, McFarlane 1
Goals 1 Thomas
Congear, Chaplin, Watson, Magor, Drummond, Andersen, Londrigan, Boon, Pope, Oliver, Robertson Best Secombe, Klose, Lewis, O'Brien, Pratten, Thomas, Wainwright, Russell, Trescowthick, Murch

Post SeasonEdit

Championship of AustraliaEdit

1914 Championship of Australia
Wednesday, 3 October Port Adelaide def. Carlton Adelaide Oval (crowd: 5,000)
2.4 (16)
5.6 (36)
6.9 (45)
 9.16 (70)
Q1
Q2
Q3
 Final
1.3 (9)
3.3 (21)
4.4 (28)
 5.6 (36)
Umpires: O'Connor
Congear 4
Watson 2
Chaplin, Drummond, Wisdom 1
Goals McKenzie 2
Baud, Morris, Sharp 1

Port Adelaide vs. South AustraliaEdit

Port Adelaide vs. South Australia
Wednesday, 14 October Port Adelaide def. South Australia Jubilee Oval
1.2 (8)
6.7 (43)
8.9 (57)
 14.14 (98)
Q1
Q2
Q3
 Final
2.3 (15)
2.7 (19)
5.10 (40)
 5.10 (40)
Chaplin 4
Watson 3
Drummond, Congear, Wisdom, McFarlane, Andersen, Ashley, Oliver 1
Goals 2 Packham
1 Barry, Stephens, Fitzgerald
  • A medal for best on ground was awarded to Harold Oliver of Port Adelaide.

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