1891 SAFA season

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1891 SAFA premiership season
Premiers Norwood
(10th premiership)
Matches played 40
Highest attendance 13,000 (Round 9, Norwood v. Port Adelaide)
Leading goalkicker Charles Woods
Norwood (55 goals)
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The 1891 South Australian Football Association season was the 15th season of the top-level Australian rules football competition in South Australia.

The 1891 SAFA season marked the height of interest in South Australian football attendance wise during the 19th century with average attendances not being surpassed until the following century.

Premiership Matches[edit]

Round 1[edit]

 
Saturday, 2 May (3:15pm) Norwood 5.13 (5) def. South Adelaide 2.7 (2) Kensington Oval [1]
Saturday, 2 May (3:10pm) Port Adelaide 7.12 (7) def. Medindie 1.4 (1) Adelaide Oval [2]
Bye: Adelaide

Round 2[edit]

 
Saturday, 9 May Port Adelaide 2.7 (2) def. by South Adelaide 3.7 (3) Alberton Oval (crowd: 2,000) [3]
Saturday, 9 May Norwood 14.14 (14) def. Adelaide 0.0 (0) Adelaide Oval (crowd: 600) [4]
Bye: Medindie

Round 3[edit]

 
Saturday, 16 May Norwood 4.5 (4) def. by Port Adelaide 6.4 (6) Kensington (crowd: 5,000) [5]
Saturday, 16 May (3:10pm) Medindie 3.6 (3) def. Adelaide 2.8 (2) Adelaide Oval [6]
Bye: South Adelaide

Round 4[edit]

 
Saturday, 23 May South Adelaide 6.11 (6) def. Medindie 1.3 (1) Adelaide Oval [7]
Saturday, 23 May Port Adelaide 5.12 (5) def. Adelaide 2.2 (2) Alberton Oval [8]
Bye: Norwood

Round 5[edit]

 
Monday, 25 May (3:15pm) South Adelaide 9.12 (9) def. Adelaide 2.0 (2) Adelaide Oval (crowd: 1,500) [9]
Bye: Norwood, Port Adelaide, Medindie

Round 6[edit]

 
Saturday, 30 May (3:15pm) South Adelaide 3.15 (3) def. Port Adelaide 1.5 (1) Adelaide Oval [10]
Saturday, 30 May Medindie 3.5 (3) def. Adelaide 1.6 (1) Kensington Oval [11]
Bye: Norwood

Round 7[edit]

 
Saturday, 6 June (3:15pm) Adelaide 1.0 (1) def. by Port Adelaide 12.19 (12) Adelaide Oval [12]
Saturday, 6 June Norwood 7.9 (7) def. Medindie 3.5 (3) Kensington Oval [13]
Bye: South Adelaide

South Australia vs. Victoria[edit]

 
Saturday, 13 June South Australia 5.9 (5) def. by Victoria 7.8 (7) Adelaide Oval (crowd: 7,500) [14][15]

Round 8[edit]

 
Saturday, 20 June South Adelaide 10.10 (10) def. Medindie 2.0 (2) Adelaide Oval
Saturday, 20 June Norwood 13.16 (13) def. Adelaide 5.2 (5) Kensington Oval (crowd: 200)
Bye: Port Adelaide

Round 9[edit]

 
Monday, 21 June Norwood 6.11 (6) def. Port Adelaide 5.6 (5) Adelaide Oval (crowd: 13,000) [16]
Monday, 21 June South Adelaide 14.22 (14) def. Adelaide 1.3 (1) Adelaide Oval [17]
Bye: Medindie

Round 10[edit]

 
Saturday, 27 June (3:11pm) Norwood 10.6 (10) def. South Adelaide 6.3 (6) Adelaide Oval (crowd: 8,500) [18]
Saturday, 27 June Port Adelaide 7.11 (7) def. Medindie 4.5 (4) Alberton Oval [19]
Bye: Adelaide

Round 11[edit]

 
Saturday, 4 July (3:10pm) South Adelaide 2.4 (2) def. by Port Adelaide 6.9 (6) Adelaide Oval (crowd: 3,500) [20]
Saturday, 4 July Norwood 8.20 (8) def. Medindie 1.5 (1) Kensington Oval [21]
Bye: Adelaide

Ladder[edit]

1891 SAFA Ladder
TEAM P W L D GF BF GA BA Pts
1 Norwood 16 13 3 0 125 173 49 74 26
2 Port Adelaide 16 12 4 0 122 154 39 74 24
3 South Adelaide 16 11 5 0 96 159 52 79 22
4 Medindie 16 4 12 0 37 60 108 158 8
5 Adelaide 16 0 16 0 27 39 169 213 0
Key: P = Played, W = Won, L = Lost, D = Drawn, GF = Goals For, BF = Behinds For, Georgia = Goals Against, BA = Behinds Against, (P) = Premiers [22]

References[edit]

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  22. ^ "FOOTBALL". South Australian Chronicle. Adelaide. 26 September 1891. p. 15. Retrieved 22 December 2014 – via National Library of Australia.