1971 Championship of Australia

The 1971 Championship of Australia was the 15th edition of the Championship of Australia, an ANFC-organised national club Australian rules football match between the champion clubs from the VFL and the SANFL.

1971 Championship of Australia
Championship of Australia 1971 Adelaide Oval Hawthorn North Adelaide.jpg
Hawthorn North Adelaide
13.13 (91) 10.7 (67)
1 2 3 4
HAW 2.5 (17) 5.6 (36) 8.10 (58) 13.13 (91)
NAD 3.0 (18) 4.1 (25) 7.3 (45) 10.7 (67)
Date2 October 1971
StadiumAdelaide Oval
Attendance37,149
UmpiresWilliam Deller
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This was the last Championship of Australia title to be held as a single game before the competition was expanded the following year into a knockout tournament that included the champions of the WANFL and the Tasmanian State Premiership.

Qualified TeamsEdit

Team Nickname League Qualification Participation (bold indicates winners)
Hawthorn Hawks VFL Winners of the 1971 Victorian Football League 1st
North Adelaide Roosters SANFL Winners of the 1971 South Australian National Football League 1st

VenueEdit

Match DetailsEdit

Championship of AustraliaEdit