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1885 SAFA season

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Teams  4
Matches played  30
1885 SAFA season
Premiers  South Adelaide (2nd premiership)
Attendance  54,000 (1,800 per match)
Highest attendance  8,000 (Round 6, Adelaide vs. South Adelaide)
Leading goalkicker  H R Hill South Adelaide (19 goals)

The 1885 South Australian Football Association season was the 9th season of the top-level Australian rules football competition in South Australia.

The Adelaide Football Club returned to the league in a standalone capacity for the first time since 1880.

The 1885 SAFA season was the first time in the competitions history that all clubs played an equal number of games.

Twenty three of the thirty games played had crowd figures quoted for an approximate average of 1,800 spectators per game.

References

1885 SAFA season Wikipedia


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