1873 South Australian football season

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1873 South Australian football premiership season
Premiers Kensington
(2nd premiership)
1872
1874

The 1873 South Australian football season was the eleventh year of interclub football in South Australia. It was notable due to the attempts of Kensington to create a standardised set of rules.[1] Partly due to this, Adelaide did not play until 1875.

Metropolitan football matches[edit]

  • July 5 at Kensington: Kensington 1 def Port Adelaide 0
  • July 19 at Kensington: Kensington 3 def Port Adelaide 0
  • August 23 at Glanville Hall: Port Adelaide 1 def Kensington 0

Ladder[edit]

Team Games Wins Losses Draws GF GA Points
Premiers Kensington 3 2 1 0 4 1 8
2nd Port Adelaide 3 1 2 0 1 4 4

References[edit]

  1. ^ "FOOTBALL". South Australian Register. Adelaide. 14 May 1873. p. 5. Retrieved 11 November 2015 – via National Library of Australia.