2015 SANFL Grand Final

The 2015 South Australian National Football League (SANFL) grand final was played at the Adelaide Oval on Sunday, 27 September to determine the 2015 SANFL champion team.

2015 SANFL Grand Final

Woodville-West Torrens

West Adelaide
7.6 (48) 11.12 (78)
1 2 3 4
WWT 2.0 (12) 5.3 (33) 7.5 (47) 7.6 (48)
WA 4.1 (25) 6.5 (41) 9.8 (62) 11.12 (78)
DateSunday, 27 September
StadiumAdelaide Oval
Attendance25,625
UmpiresHaussen, Medlin, Fleer
Coin toss won byWoodville-West Torrens
Kicked towardCathedral (northern)
Ceremonies
Pre-match entertainmentYou Am I[1]
National anthemEllie Lovegrove and Nancy Bates
Accolades
Best on GroundChris Schmidt (West Adelaide)
Broadcast in Australia
NetworkSeven Network
CommentatorsJohn Casey, Mark Soderstrom, Tim Ginever, Tom Wilson
 2014 2016 

Teams

The Grand Final was contested by the 2015 minor premiers Woodville-West Torrens and West Adelaide. This was the first time the two teams have played each other in the SANFL Grand Final. West Adelaide defeated the premiership favorites Woodville-West Torrens by 30 points to claim their ninth premiership overall and first since 1983 (thirty-two years, the second longest premiership drought in SANFL history).

Woodville-West Torrens won their way into the club's 9th Grand Final after defeating West Adelaide 11.13 (79) to 9.11 (65) in the Second Semi-final. A week later West Adelaide defeated Central District 15.8 (98) to 6.9 (45) in the Preliminary final to advance to the club's 18th SANFL Grand Final.

Entertainment

Australian alternative rock band You Am I provided the pre-game entertainment. You Am I lead singer-songwriter-guitarist Tim Rogers spent time growing up in Adelaide and attended over 600 SANFL games as a supporter of Sturt.

Team Lists

The two teams named to play in the Grand Final are as follows.[2]

Scorecard

2015 SANFL Grand Final
Sunday 27 September (2:10 pm) Woodville-West Torrens def. by West Adelaide Adelaide Oval (crowd: 25,625) Report
2.0 (12)
5.3 (33)
7.5 (47)
 7.6 (48)
Q1
Q2
Q3
 Final
4.1 (25)
6.5 (41)
9.8 (62)
 11.12 (78)
Umpires: Haussen, Medlin, Fleer
Jack Oatey Medal: Chris Schmidt (West Adelaide)
Television broadcast: Seven Network
4: Wundke
2: Ainger
1: Petrenko
Goals 3: Green
2: Beech, Webb
1: Wasley-Black, Tuck, Fielke, Stevens
Wundke, Schwarz, Jarrad Best Schmidt, Porplyzia, Stevens, Schiller, Tuck, Helbig, Hartlett, Green

Form

Head to head - WWT 42 / WA 25 / Draw 1

Last three encounters:
2015 Rnd 2: WA 15.5 (95) d WWT 14.5 (89)
2015 Rnd 12: WWT 14.4 (88) d WA 10.13 (73)
2015 2nd SF: WWT 11.13 (79) d WA 9.11 (65)

References


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