1921 SAFL Grand Final

The 1921 SAFL Grand Final was an Australian rules football game contested between the Norwood Football Club and the Port Adelaide Football Club, held at the Adelaide Oval in Adelaide on the 8 October 1921. It was the 23rd annual Grand Final of the South Australian Football League, staged to determine the premiers for the 1921 SAFL season. The match, attended by 34,000 spectators, was won by Port Adelaide by a margin of 8 points, marking the club's ninth premiership victory.[1]

1921 SAFL Grand Final

Norwood

Port Adelaide
3.6 (24) 4.8 (32)
1 2 3 4
NOR 0.4 (4) 1.5 (11) 2.6 (18) 3.6 (24)
PTA 3.1 (19) 4.3 (27) 4.6 (30) 4.8 (32)
DateSaturday, 8 October (2:10 pm)
StadiumAdelaide Oval
Attendance34,800
UmpiresMr Haven
Coin toss won byPort Adelaide
Kicked towardScoreboard End
 1920 1922 

Teams

Port Adelaide's team was not finalised until just before the game with Taylor, Lloyd and Mayne left out of the squad of 21 and Dewar replacing Maurice Allingham.

Scorecard

1921 SAFL Grand Final
Saturday, 8 October Port Adelaide def. Norwood Adelaide Oval (crowd: 34,000) [2]
3.1 (19)
4.3 (27)
4.6 (30)
 4.8 (32)
Q1
Q2
Q3
 Final
0.4 (4)
1.5 (11)
2.6 (18)
 3.6 (24)
Best on Ground: Bampton
Keal 2
Dewar, Congear 1
Goals 3 Bent
Bampton, Oliver, Beck, Congear, Dayman, Keal, Hosking, Adams, Slade Best Dobson, Johns, Bryant, White, Toovey, Stephens, Schumacher, Scott, Grantley

References

  1. "Australian Football - SANFL Season 1921". australianfootball.com. Archived from the original on 11 December 2014. Retrieved 7 March 2015.
  2. "LEAGUE PREMIERSHIP". The Chronicle. Adelaide: National Library of Australia. 15 October 1921. p. 18. Retrieved 28 December 2014.


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