1952 SANFL season

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1952 SANFL season
Teams 8
Premiers North Adelaide
(8th premiership)
Minor premiers North Adelaide
(7th minor premiership)
Matches played 72
Attendance 724,460 (10,062 per match)
Highest attendance 50,105 (Grand Final, North Adelaide vs. Norwood)
Ken Farmer Medallist John Willis
West Torrens (85 Goals)
Magarey Medallist Len Fitzgerald
Sturt (25 votes)
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The 1952 South Australian National Football League season was the 73rd season of the top-level Australian rules football competition in South Australia.

Minor Round[edit]

Round 1[edit]

Round 1
Friday, 25 April (2:10pm) Port Adelaide 11.12 (88) def. Glenelg 7.3 (45) Adelaide Oval (crowd: 27,000) [1]
Saturday, 26 April (2:10pm) West Adelaide 15.12 (102) def. South Adelaide 7.10 (52) Kensington Oval (crowd: 2,000) [2]
Saturday, 26 April (2:10pm) West Torrens 17.4 (106) def. North Adelaide 11.18 (84) Thebarton Oval (crowd: 9,500) [3]
Saturday, 26 April (2:10pm) Sturt 9.11 (65) def. by Norwood 23.13 (151) Unley Oval (crowd: 9,500) [4]

Ladder[edit]

1952 SANFL Ladder
TEAM P W L D PF PA % PTS
1 North Adelaide (P) 17 14 3 0 1525 1179 56.40 28
2 Port Adelaide 17 13 4 0 1423 957 59.79 26
3 West Torrens 17 11 6 0 1622 1316 55.21 22
4 Norwood 17 10 7 0 1519 1340 53.13 20
5 Glenelg 17 6 11 0 1387 1460 48.72 12
6 West Adelaide 17 6 11 0 1161 1304 47.10 12
7 South Adelaide 17 5 12 0 1093 1652 39.82 10
8 Sturt 17 3 14 0 1156 1678 40.79 6
Key: P = Played, W = Won, L = Lost, D = Drawn, PF = Points For, Pennsylvania = Points Against, (P) = Premiers [5]

Finals[edit]

Qualifying Final[edit]

Semi Final[edit]

Preliminary Final[edit]

Grand Final[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Teamwork Gives Port Easy Win". The Advertiser. Adelaide. 26 April 1952. p. 12. Retrieved 12 November 2015 – via National Library of Australia.
  2. ^ "Round the Pickets". The Advertiser. Adelaide. 28 April 1952. p. 5. Retrieved 13 November 2015 – via National Library of Australia.
  3. ^ "Round the Pickets". The Advertiser. Adelaide. 28 April 1952. p. 5. Retrieved 13 November 2015 – via National Library of Australia.
  4. ^ "Round the Pickets". The Advertiser. Adelaide. 28 April 1952. p. 5. Retrieved 13 November 2015 – via National Library of Australia.
  5. ^ "Australian Football - SANFL Season 1952". Archived from the original on 13 January 2015. Retrieved 2015-01-11.