1977 SANFL season

The 1977 South Australian National Football League season was the 98th season of the top-level Australian rules football competition in South Australia and marked 100 years since the inaugural 1877 SAFA season.

1977 SANFL season
Teams10
PremiersPort Adelaide
(24th premiership)
Minor premiersPort Adelaide
(36th minor premiership)
Matches played116
Attendance1,061,043 (9,147 per match)
Highest attendance56,717 (Grand Final, Port Adelaide vs. Glenelg)
Ken Farmer MedallistTim Evans
Port Adelaide (87 Goals)
Magarey MedallistTrevor Grimwood
West Adelaide (32 votes)
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LadderEdit

1977 SANFL Ladder
TEAM P W L D PF PA % PTS
1 Port Adelaide (P) 22 17 4 1 2804 1916 59.41 35
2 Glenelg 22 14 8 0 2676 2089 56.16 28
3 West Adelaide 22 14 8 0 2286 1898 54.64 28
4 Norwood 22 13 9 0 2533 1848 57.82 26
5 South Adelaide 22 13 9 0 2483 2243 52.54 26
6 West Torrens 22 10 12 0 1979 2458 44.60 20
7 Sturt 22 9 12 1 2242 2266 49.73 19
8 North Adelaide 22 7 14 1 2206 2736 44.64 15
9 Woodville 22 6 16 0 1950 2923 40.02 12
10 Central District 22 5 16 1 2052 2834 42.00 11
Key: P = Played, W = Won, L = Lost, D = Drawn, PF = Points For, PA = Points Against, (P) = Premiers [1]

Finals SeriesEdit

Grand FinalEdit

1977 SANFL Grand Final
Saturday, 24 September
(2:10 pm)
Port Adelaide def. Glenelg Football Park (crowd: 56,717) [2]
4.3 (27)
9.7 (61)
13.9 (87)
 17.11 (113)
Q1
Q2
Q3
 Final
5.2 (32)
8.3 (51)
12.6 (78)
 16.9 (105)

EventsEdit

  • On 2 July (Round 14), Woodville player John Roberts kicks a club record 16 goals against Central Districts, as the Peckers defeat the Bulldogs 24.16 (160) to 13.8 (86)[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ http://australianfootball.com/seasons/season/SANFL/1977/[permanent dead link]
  2. ^ http://australianfootball.com/seasons/season/SANFL/1977[permanent dead link]
  3. ^ Walsh, Scott. "The day John Roberts created history with a sweet 16-goal haul for Woodville at Football Park". www.adelaidenow.com.au. Retrieved 15 March 2019.