1890 SAFA season

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1890 SAFA premiership season
Port Adelaide 1890.jpg
13th SAFA season
Pictured above is the 1890 Port Adelaide Championship of Australia team.
Premiers Port Adelaide
(2nd premiership)
Matches played 50
Highest attendance 11,500 (30 August, Norwood vs. Port Adelaide)
Leading goalkicker John McKenzie
Port Adelaide (32 goals)
1889
1891

The 1890 South Australian Football Association season was the 14th season of the top-level Australian rules football competition in South Australia.

The Gawler Football Club disbanded at the end of the season and formed its own local competition, the predecessor of the current Barossa Light and Gawler Football Association.

Premiership Matches[edit]

Round 1[edit]

Round 1
Saturday, 12 May South Adelaide 6.2 (6) def. Adelaide 3.7 (3) Adelaide Oval (crowd: 2,500) [1]
Saturday, 12 May (3:30 pm) Norwood 5.4 (5) def. Medindie 4.5 (4) Kensington Oval (crowd: 3,000) [2]
Saturday, 12 May Port Adelaide def. Gawler (Forfeit) Alberton Oval

Round 2[edit]

Round 2
Saturday, 17 May (3:30 pm) Port Adelaide 1.4 (1) def. by Norwood 2.9 (2) Alberton Oval (crowd: 3,000) [3]
Saturday, 17 May South Adelaide 5.9 (5) vs. Medindie 2.5 (2) Adelaide Oval (crowd: 1,000) [4]
Saturday, 17 May (3:30 pm) Adelaide 8.15 (8) def. Gawler 0.2 (0) Kensington Oval [5]

Round 3[edit]

Round 3
Saturday, 24 May (3:16 pm) Adelaide 2.3 (2) def. by Norwood 7.10 (7) Adelaide Oval (crowd: 4,000) [6]
Saturday, 24 May (3:30 pm) South Adelaide 4.10 (4) def. Gawler 3.1 (3) Kensington Oval [7]
Saturday, 24 May (3:30 pm) Port Adelaide 6.13 (6) def. Medindie 1.1 (1) Alberton Oval (crowd: 500) [8]

Round 4[edit]

 
Saturday, 31 May (3:20pm) Norwood 9.11 (9) def. Medindie 0.2 (0) Adelaide Oval (crowd: 500) [9]
Saturday, 31 May South Adelaide def. Gawler (forfeit) Kensington Oval (crowd: Cancelled)
  • A game was scheduled between South Adelaide and Gawler but the latter couldn't be bothered after making the trip the previous two weeks.[10]

Round 5[edit]

 
Saturday, 7 June (3:10pm) Norwood 5.6 (5) def. South Adelaide 1.2 (1) Adelaide Oval (crowd: 3,000) [11]
Saturday, 7 June Adelaide 4.5 (4) def. Medindie 3.6 (3) Kensington Oval [12]
Saturday, 7 June (3:30pm) Gawler 1.5 (1) def. by Port Adelaide 4.7 (4) Gawler Oval (crowd: 500)

Round 6[edit]

 
Monday, 16 June (3:25pm) Adelaide 0.3 (0) def. by Port Adelaide 4.13 (4) Adelaide Oval (crowd: 1,500) [13]

Round 7[edit]

 
Saturday, 21 June (3:20pm) Adelaide 2.2 (2) drew with South Adelaide 2.10 (2) Kensington Oval (crowd: 600) [14]
Saturday, 21 June (3:30pm) Port Adelaide 6.12 (6) def. Medindie 2.1 (2) Alberton Oval (crowd: 400) [15]
Saturday, 21 June (3:25pm) Norwood 7.13 (7) def. Gawler 4.2 (4) Adelaide Oval [16]

Round 8[edit]

 
Saturday, 28 June (3:20pm) Norwood 10.13 (10) def. Adelaide 1.3 (1) Kensington Oval [17]
Saturday, 28 June (3:20pm) South Adelaide 2.4 (2) def. by Port Adelaide 6.14 (6) Adelaide Oval (crowd: 3,000) [18]

Intercolonial Matches[edit]

On the weekends of July 5 and July 12 intercolonial matches were held and SAFA premiership matches suspended.[19]

Round 9[edit]

 
Saturday, 19 July (3:20pm) Adelaide 0.5 (0) def. by Port Adelaide 11.12 (11) Adelaide Oval [20]
Saturday, 19 July (3:30pm) South Adelaide 4.11 (4) def. Medindie 1.5 (1) Kensington Oval (crowd: 200) [21]
Saturday, 19 July (3:30pm) Gawler 1.2 (1) def. by Norwood 9.10 (9) Gawler (crowd: 350) [22]

Round 10[edit]

 
Saturday, 26 July Norwood 6.7 (6) def. Port Adelaide 3.7 (3) Kensington Oval (crowd: 8,500) [23]
Saturday, 26 July (3:15pm) South Adelaide 5.7 (5) def. Adelaide 2.7 (2) Adelaide Oval [24]

Round 11[edit]

 
Saturday, 2 August Norwood 5.7 (5) def. by South Adelaide 8.8 (8) Kensington Oval (crowd: 3,000) [25]
Saturday, 2 August (3:25pm) Medindie 1.1 (1) def. by Port Adelaide 20.15 (20) Adelaide Oval [26]
  • Port Adelaide's score of 20.15 (20) was the competitions record at the time.

Round 12[edit]

 
Saturday, 9 August South Adelaide 4.9 (4) def. by Port Adelaide 9.13 (9) Adelaide Oval (crowd: 3,000) [27]
Saturday, 9 August (3:30pm) Norwood 16.13 (16) def. Adelaide 1.4 (1) Kensington Oval

Round 13[edit]

 
Saturday, 16 August (3:30pm) Adelaide 3.3 (3) def. by Port Adelaide 13.8 (13) Adelaide Oval [28]
Saturday, 16 August Norwood 8.14 (8) def. Medindie 1.4 (1) Kensington Oval [29]
Saturday, 16 August Gawler 1.11 (1) def. by South Adelaide 6.13 (6) Gawler [30]

Round 14[edit]

 
Saturday, 23 August Norwood 11.15 (11) def. South Adelaide 5.8 (5) Kensington Oval (crowd: 2,000) [31]
Saturday, 23 August (3:30pm) Adelaide 7.10 (7) vs. Medindie 5.10 (5) Adelaide Oval [32]

Round 15[edit]

 
Saturday, 30 August Port Adelaide 3.2 (3) def. Norwood 2.7 (2) Adelaide Oval (crowd: 11,500) [33]
Saturday, 30 August (3:25pm) South Adelaide 8.9 (8) def. Medindie 1.7 (1) Kensington Oval (crowd: 25) [34]
  • The Port Adelaide v. Norwood attendance of 11,500 was the record crowd for a football match in South Australia at the time.[35]

Round 16[edit]

 
Monday, 1 September (10:30am) Medindie 11.17 (11) def. Gawler 0.8 (0) Adelaide Oval [36]
Monday, 1 September (3:15pm) Adelaide 5.7 (5) def. South Adelaide 4.7 (4) Adelaide Oval [37]

Round 17[edit]

 
Saturday, 6 September Adelaide 3.8 (3) def. by Norwood 4.8 (4) Adelaide Oval (crowd: 1,000) [38]
Saturday, 6 September Port Adelaide 8.13 (8) def. South Adelaide 2.9 (2) Alberton Oval (crowd: 650) [39]
Saturday, 6 September Gawler 0.3 (0) drew with Medindie 0.1 (0) Gawler [40]
  • The game between Gawler and Medindie was aborted due to torrential rain.
  • The game at Gawler Oval was the last South Australian league level match at the venue.

Round 18[edit]

 
Saturday, 13 September Norwood 11.8 (11) def. South Adelaide 2.6 (2) Adelaide Oval (crowd: 2,000) [41]

Round 19[edit]

 
Saturday, 20 September Adelaide 0.1 (0) def. by Port Adelaide 20.20 (20) Adelaide Oval [42]
  • Prior to the match C.Woods lead the competition goal kicking tally by 3, however John McKenzie kicked 13 goals during the course of the match to win the years goal kicking award.[43]

Ladder[edit]

1890 SAFA Ladder
TEAM P W L D GF BF GA BA Pts
1 Port Adelaide (P) 18 16 2 0 124 172 32 70 32
2 Norwood 18 15 3 0 120 158 45 81 30
3 South Adelaide 18 9 8 1 71 126 80 137 19
4 Adelaide 17 5 10 2 48 105 113 142 12
5 Medindie 15 2 12 1 39 76 89 141 5
6 Gawler 14 0 12 2 13 40 56 106 2
Key: P = Played, W = Won, L = Lost, D = Drawn, GF = Goals For, BF = Behinds For, Georgia = Goals Against, BA = Behinds Against, (P) = Premiers [44]

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