1954 SANFL season

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1954 SANFL season
Teams 8
Premiers Port Adelaide
(15th premiership)
Minor premiers Port Adelaide
(24th minor premiership)
Matches played 76
Attendance 783,030 (10,303 per match)
Highest attendance 42,895 (Grand Final, Port Adelaide vs. West Adelaide)
Ken Farmer Medallist William McKenzie
North Adelaide (67 Goals)
Magarey Medallist Len Fitzgerald
Sturt
1953
1955

The 1954 South Australian National Football League season was the 75th season of the top-level Australian rules football competition in South Australia.

Minor round[edit]

Round 1[edit]

 
Saturday, 24 April (2:10pm) Glenelg 7.10 (52) def. by Norwood 12.12 (84) Glenelg Oval (crowd: 9,300) [1]
Saturday, 24 April (2:10pm) North Adelaide 10.8 (68) def. by West Adelaide 10.11 (71) Prospect Oval (crowd: 8,000) [2]
Saturday, 24 April (2:10pm) Sturt 4.7 (31) def. by South Adelaide 11.13 (79) Unley Oval (crowd: 5,500) [3]
Monday, 26 April (2:10pm) Port Adelaide 11.11 (77) def. West Torrens 10.8 (68) Adelaide Oval (crowd: 28,000) [4][5]

Ladder[edit]

1954 SANFL Ladder
TEAM P W L D PF PA % PTS
1 Port Adelaide (P) 18 15 3 0 1720 1170 59.52 30
2 West Adelaide 18 13 5 0 1559 1425 52.25 26
3 West Torrens 18 10 8 0 1412 1377 50.63 20
4 Norwood 18 9 9 0 1467 1393 51.29 18
5 North Adelaide 18 8 10 0 1395 1389 50.11 16
6 Sturt 18 8 10 0 1415 1599 46.95 16
7 South Adelaide 18 5 13 0 1135 1440 44.08 10
8 Glenelg 18 4 14 0 1364 1674 44.90 8
Key: P = Played, W = Won, L = Lost, D = Drawn, PF = Points For, PA = Points Against, (P) = Premiers [6]

Finals[edit]

Qualifying Final[edit]

Semi Final[edit]

Preliminary Final[edit]

Grand Final[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "South Whips Sturt In Sound Opening". The Advertiser. Adelaide. 26 April 1954. p. 7. Retrieved 12 November 2015 – via National Library of Australia. 
  2. ^ "South Whips Sturt In Sound Opening". The Advertiser. Adelaide. 26 April 1954. p. 7. Retrieved 12 November 2015 – via National Library of Australia. 
  3. ^ "South Whips Sturt In Sound Opening". The Advertiser. Adelaide. 26 April 1954. p. 7. Retrieved 12 November 2015 – via National Library of Australia. 
  4. ^ "PORT-TORRENS IN EVEN FIGHT". The News. Adelaide. 26 April 1954. p. 22. Retrieved 12 November 2015 – via National Library of Australia. 
  5. ^ "Second Half Turns Tide For". The Advertiser. Adelaide. 27 April 1954. p. 11. Retrieved 12 November 2015 – via National Library of Australia. 
  6. ^ "Australian Football - SANFL Premiership season - Season 1954". australianfootball.com. Retrieved 2015-11-12.