1953 SANFL season

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1953 SANFL season
Teams 8
Premiers West Torrens
(4th premiership)
Minor premiers Port Adelaide
(23rd minor premiership)
Matches played 76
Attendance 738,703 (9,720 per match)
Highest attendance 42,949 (Grand Final, West Torrens vs. Port Adelaide)
Ken Farmer Medallist Max Mayo
Norwood (78 Goals)
Magarey Medallist Jim Deane
South Adelaide (26 votes)
1952
1954

The 1953 South Australian National Football League season was the 74th season of the top-level Australian rules football competition in South Australia.

Ladder[edit]

1953 SANFL Ladder
TEAM P W L D PF PA % PTS
1 Port Adelaide 18 15 3 0 1669 1161 58.98 30
2 West Torrens (P) 18 15 3 0 1822 1305 58.27 30
3 Norwood 18 10 8 0 1609 1497 51.80 20
4 Glenelg 18 9 9 0 1701 1552 52.29 18
5 North Adelaide 18 8 10 0 1465 1518 49.11 16
6 West Adelaide 18 5 13 0 1372 1546 47.02 10
7 Sturt 18 5 13 0 1505 1885 44.40 10
8 South Adelaide 18 5 13 0 1170 1849 38.75 10
Key: P = Played, W = Won, L = Lost, D = Drawn, PF = Points For, PA = Points Against, (P) = Premiers [1]

Finals Series[edit]

Grand Final[edit]

1953 SANFL Grand Final
Sunday 6 October (2:10 pm) West Torrens def. Port Adelaide Adelaide Oval (crowd: 42,949)
3.3 (21)
6.8 (44)
7.10 (52)
 9.13 (67)
Q1
Q2
Q3
 Final
4.3 (27)
6.7 (43)
8.10 (58)
 8.12 (60)
Jack Oatey Medallist:
Bradford, L. Head, Willis 2
Cockshell, R.Hank, Pyatt 1
Goals 2 W. Dittmar, G. Motley, F. Williams
1 Hayes, Jaggard
Clingly, Cockshell, Coverlid, Prior, Pyatt, Bradford, L. Head Best Clift, G. Motley, Parham, Russell, Jaggard, Boyd

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Australian Football - SANFL Season 1953". Archived from the original on 13 January 2015. Retrieved 2015-01-11.