1972 SANFL season

The 1972 South Australian National Football League season was the 93rd season of the top-level Australian rules football competition in South Australia.

1972 SANFL season
Teams10
PremiersNorth Adelaide
(11th premiership)
Minor premiersNorth Adelaide
(11th minor premiership)
Matches played109
Attendance1,150,514 (10,555 per match)
Highest attendance55,709 (Grand Final, North Adelaide vs. Port Adelaide)
Ken Farmer MedallistMichael Coligan
(Norwood) 81 goals
Magarey MedallistMalcolm Blight
(Woodville)
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LadderEdit

1972 SANFL Ladder
TEAM P W L D PF PA % PTS
1 North Adelaide (P) 21 16 5 0 2270 1711 57.02 32
2 Port Adelaide 21 15 6 0 2235 1829 55.00 30
3 Norwood 21 14 6 1 2280 1952 53.88 29
4 Central District 21 14 7 0 2019 1774 53.23 28
5 Sturt 21 11 10 0 2133 1763 54.75 22
6 Glenelg 21 11 10 0 2264 2025 52.79 22
7 West Torrens 21 7 14 0 1728 2023 46.07 14
8 Woodville 21 7 14 0 1951 2515 43.69 14
9 South Adelaide 21 5 16 0 1704 2535 40.20 10
10 West Adelaide 21 4 16 1 1793 2250 44.35 9
Key: P = Played, W = Won, L = Lost, D = Drawn, PF = Points For, PA = Points Against, (P) = Premiers [1]

Finals SeriesEdit

Grand FinalEdit

Grand Final
Saturday, 30 September (2:10 pm) North Adelaide def. Port Adelaide Adelaide Oval (crowd: 55,709) Report
3.3 (21)
5.6 (36)
13.11 (89)
 19.14 (128)
Q1
Q2
Q3
 Final
4.6 (30)
6.8 (44)
8.9 (57)
 10.12 (72)
Sachse 6
Hearl 3
R. Robran, Marsh, Von Bertouch 2
Rebbeck, Phillips, Plummer, B. Robran , Webb 1
Goals

 

1972 Championship of AustraliaEdit

Championship of Australia Final
Sunday 15 October North Adelaide def. Carlton Adelaide Oval (crowd: 23,213)
3.5 (23)
5.6 (36)
8.12 (60)
 10.13 (73)
Q1
Q2
Q3
 Final
3.5 (23)
7.10 (52)
9.11 (65)
 10.12 (72)
Umpires: William Deller
A Rebbeck 4
J Plummer 2
D Sachse, D Webb, D Marsh, B Robran 1
Goals R Walls 3
G Kennedy 2
S Jackson, J Warden, G Crane, T Keogh, J Nicholls 1
  • The game was played in rain.
  • North Adelaide received $10,000 in prize money.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 29 November 2014. Retrieved 17 November 2014.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ http://australianfootball.com/articles/view/North+Adelaide's+Finest+Hour/194