1983 SANFL Grand Final

The 1983 SANFL Grand Final was an Australian rules football competition. West Adelaide beat Sturt 142 to 108.[2]

1983 SANFL Grand Final
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West Adelaide
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Sturt
21.16 (142) 16.12 (108)
1 2 3 4
WA 2.4 (16) 12.7 (79) 15.10 (100) 21.16 (142)
STU 3.4 (22) 7.7 (49) 12.11 (83) 16.12 (108)
DateSaturday, 1 October (2:10 pm)
StadiumFootball Park
Attendance47,129
UmpiresLaurie Argent, Rick Kinnear
Coin toss won bySturt
Kicked towardGolf Course (southern)
Ceremonies
Pre-match entertainmentJackie Love
Accolades
Best on GroundIan Borchard (WA)
Broadcast in Australia
NetworkSeven [1]
CommentatorsBruce McAvaney, Robert Oatey, Ian Day, Peter Marker
← 1982 1984 →

TeamsEdit

West Adelaide
B: John Kantilaftas Tony Burgess Peter Winter
HB: Larry Watson Mark Dreher Greg Summerton
C: Robin McKinnon Richard Hamilton Randall Bennett
HF: Mike Smith Bruce Lindner Geoff Morris (vc)
F: Craig Williams Roger Luders Leon Grosser
Foll: Dirk de Jong Ian Borchard (c) Bernie Conlen
Int: Grantley Fielke Peter Meuret
Coach: Neil Kerley

ScorecardEdit

1983 SANFL Grand Final
Saturday, 1 October (2:10 pm) West Adelaide def. Sturt Football Park (crowd: 47,129)
2.4 (16)
12.7 (79)
15.10 (100)
 21.16 (142)
Q1
Q2
Q3
 Final
3.4 (22)
7.7 (49)
12.11 (83)
 16.12 (108)
Umpires: Argent, Kinnear
Jack Oatey Medal: Ian Borchard (West Adelaide)
Television broadcast: Seven
5: Lindner
4: Luders, Grosser
3: Meuret
2: Morris
1: Conlen, Smith, Borchard
Goals 4: Graham
2: Davies, Motley
Borchard, Morris, Bennett, Meuret, Grosser Best Graham, Motley, Howard
  • This was West Adelaide's first premiership since 1961. They would not win another until 2015

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 1983 SANFL Grand Final - Full Match replay
  2. ^ "Australian Football - SANFL Season 1983". australianfootball.com. Archived from the original on 4 October 2015. Retrieved 18 August 2015.