1898 SAFA season

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1898 SAFA premiership season
Teams 6
Premiers South Adelaide
(7th premiership)
Minor premiers South Adelaide
(7th minor premiership)
Matches played 44
Highest attendance 7,500 (20 June, South Adelaide vs. Port Adelaide)[1]
Leading goalkicker Jack Kay
South Adelaide (35 Goals)
Magarey Medallist Alby Green
Norwood
1897
1899

The 1898 SAFA season was the 22nd edition of the top level of Australian Rules football to be played in South Australia. South Adelaide went on to record its 7th premiership.

Ladder[edit]

1898 SAFA Ladder
TEAM P W L D PF PA % PTS
1 South Adelaide (P) 14 12 2 0 806 340 70.33 24
2 Port Adelaide 14 11 3 0 646 324 66.60 22
3 Norwood 14 8 7 0 613 546 52.89 16
4 North Adelaide 14 6 8 0 491 520 48.57 12
5 West Torrens 14 6 8 0 312 481 39.34 12
6 West Adelaide 14 0 14 0 221 878 20.11 0
Key: P = Played, W = Won, L = Lost, D = Drawn, PF = Points For, PA = Points Against, (P) = Premiers [2]

Finals Series[edit]

SAFA Grand Final[edit]

1898 SAFA Grand Final
Saturday 10 September South Adelaide 8.8 (56) def. Port Adelaide 4.8 (32) Adelaide Oval (crowd: 6,500)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "FOOTBALL". South Australian Register. Adelaide. 21 June 1898. p. 3. Retrieved 15 March 2015 – via National Library of Australia. 
  2. ^ "FOOTBALL". South Australian Register. Adelaide. 12 September 1898. p. 3. Retrieved 23 December 2014 – via National Library of Australia.