1995 SANFL Grand Final

The 1995 South Australian National Football League (SANFL) Grand Final saw the Port Adelaide Magpies defeat the Central District Bulldogs by 48 points. The match was played on Sunday 1 October 1995 at Football Park in front of a crowd of 45,786. .[1]

1995 SANFL Grand Final

Port Adelaide

Central District
13.16 (94) 6.10 (46)
1 2 3 4
PA 3.7 (25) 3.11 (29) 8.14 (62) 13.16 (94)
CD 0.2 (2) 3.6 (24) 4.7 (31) 6.10 (46)
DateSunday 1 October 1995
StadiumFootball Park
UmpiresTim Pfeiffer, Kevin Chambers, and Mick Abbott.
Coin toss won byCentral District
Kicked towardSouth End
Best on GroundAnthony Darcy
Broadcast in Australia
 1994 1996 

This was Port Adelaide's 33rd premiership, and Central District's first grand final since their formation in 1964.

Teams and Statistics

Port Adelaide was captained by Tim Ginever and coached by John Cahill. Central District was captained by Roger Girdham and coached by Alan Stewart.[1]


The game was umpired by Tim Pfeiffer, Kevin Chambers, and Mick Abbott.


1995 SANFL Grand Final
1 October 1995 (2:10 pm) Port Adelaide def. Central District Football Park (crowd: 45,786)
3.7 (25)
3.11 (29)
8.14 (62)
 13.16 (94)
0.2 (2)
3.6 (24)
4.7 (31)
 6.10 (46)
Jack Oatey Medallist: Anthony Darcy
Television broadcast: ABC
C. Waterhouse, A. Darcy, T. Malakellis 2
F. Francis, R. West, S. Williams, S. Carter, T. Ginever, S. Hodges, D. Mead 1
Goals 2 R. Windsor
1 M. Wakelin, J. Cotton, S. Schwerdt, S. Stevens
A. Darcy, T. Ginever, B. Leys, D. Mead Best R. Macgowan, H. Reimers

Jack Oatey Medal

The Jack Oatey Medal for best player in the Grand Final was awarded to Anthony Darcy of Port Adelaide. For the third year in a row, the St Kilda Football Club in the AFL drafted the Jack Oatey medallist, following on from Steven Sziller and Darryl Wakelin.


  1. The Advertiser (Adelaide) newspaper 2 October 1995, pages 1,19,20
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