Gawler Football Club

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Gawler Football Club
Gawler Football Club, Bunyip, 1889.jpg
Names
Full name Gawler Football Club
Nickname(s) Albions, Tigers[1]
Club details
Founded 21 August 1868[2]
Dissolved 1880-1886, 1890
Colours Orange, Black[3]
Ground(s) Gawler Oval

The Gawler Football Club was founded on the 21st August 1868.[4] It was a foundation club of the South Australian Football Association (later renamed SANFL). It had a period of hiatus from the end of 1880 to 1886 when the club split into Athenian and Havelock. The clubs joined together again for the 1887 season along with Albion. However, by 1890 the finished bottom and decided to leave the SAFA and form its own league.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "FOOTBALL NOTES". Port Adelaide News And Lefevre's Peninsula Advertiser. XII, (836). South Australia. 9 August 1889. p. 2. Retrieved 18 July 2017 – via National Library of Australia.
  2. ^ "ESSENCE OF PARLIAMENT". Bunyip (181). South Australia. 29 August 1868. p. 2. Retrieved 31 May 2018 – via National Library of Australia.
  3. ^ "PORT v. GAWLER". South Australian Chronicle. XXXII, (1, 616). South Australia. 10 August 1889. p. 15. Retrieved 18 July 2017 – via National Library of Australia.
  4. ^ "ESSENCE OF PARLIAMENT". Bunyip (181). South Australia. 29 August 1868. p. 2. Retrieved 31 May 2018 – via National Library of Australia.
  5. ^ "Australian Football - Gawler Football Club - Stats". australianfootball.com. Retrieved 2015-11-11.