1914 Championship of Australia

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1914 Championship of Australia
PortAdelaide1914.jpg
Port Adelaide Carlton
9.16 (70) 5.6 (36)
1 2 3 4
PTA 2.4 (16) 5.6 (36) 6.9 (45) 9.16 (70)
CAR 1.3 (9) 3.4 (22) 4.4 (28) 5.6 (36)
Date Saturday, 3 October
Stadium Adelaide Oval
Attendance 5,000
← 1913 1968 →

The 1914 Championship of Australia was an Australian rules football match that took place on 3 October 1914.

The championship was contested by the premiers of the VFL, Carlton and the premiers of the SAFL, Port Adelaide.

The match was played at Adelaide Oval in Adelaide, South Australia.

The match, played in front of 5,000, was won by Port Adelaide by a margin of 34 points, giving Port Adelaide its record 4th Championship of Australia Title.[1]

This was the last Championship of Australia match to be held until 1968.

Teams[edit]

Port Adelaide were without the services of Ashley, Dunn and Cocks with their respective places taken by Wisdom, Middleton and Lincoln respectively.[2]

Scorecard[edit]

Championship of Australia
Wednesday, 3 October 1914 Port Adelaide def. Carlton Adelaide Oval (crowd: 5,000)
2.4 (16)
5.6 (36)
6.9 (45)
 9.16 (70)
Q1
Q2
Q3
 Final
1.3 (9)
3.3 (21)
4.4 (28)
 5.6 (36)
Umpires: O'Connor
A Congear 4
J Watson 2
A Chaplin, W Drummond, L Wisdom 1
Goals S McKenzie 2
A Baud, J Morris, A Sharp 1

References[edit]

  1. ^ "FOOTBALL AUSTRALIAN CHAMPIONSHIP-PORT ADELAIDE VS CARLTON-HOME TEAM WINS A ROUGH MATCH". The Mail. 4 October 1914. 
  2. ^ "FOOTBALL". The Mail (Adelaide). 3, (127). South Australia. 3 October 1914. p. 1 (7 P.M. EDITION.). Retrieved 25 March 2017 – via National Library of Australia.