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BETTA Team Selection: Under-18 Round 17 vs Central District

Posted by Jonathon Parker on 19 August 2021
BETTA Team Selection: Under-18 Round 17 vs Central District

The South Adelaide Under-18s travel down to Port Adelaide to take on the Dogs. 

 

Having booked their spot in a fifth consecutive final series last week, the South Adelaide Under-18s turn their attention to Centrals in their quest for a double chance. 

The Junior Panthers currently sit fourth just half a game behind Westies and percentage behind the Eagles. 

It will be an exciting opportunity for the Panther Cubs who take on Centrals at the neutral ground of Alberton Oval, as a curtin raiser to the League match against Port Adelaide. 

The two teams met just two weeks ago at Flinders University Stadium where the Panthers took the points over the Dogs. 

Coming into the extended squad is Jye BottroffHeath TreloarCharlie Duncan and Myles Amos.

Hugo Hoeck will return to the Under-18s after spending the last two weeks at Reserves level. 

Isaac Birt will miss due to Reserves duties. 

All the action kicks off from 10:45 am at Alberton Oval. 

The 2021 SANFL Digital Pass will once again stream all Under-18's matches, which can be purchased here.

South Adelaide Members receive a discount on the Digital Pass which can be purchased here.

As per SA Health requirements, people attending must check in via the COVIDsafe QR Code.

All patrons must wear a face mask (covering their nose and mouth) while moving around the venue.

This includes during entering/exiting the venue, while visiting the bathroom and visiting food/beverage sales points.

Patrons may remove their mask while either in their seat or standing position while watching the game.

Masks are mandatory while inside the licenced venue (unless patrons are eating or drinking).

Grandstand seating is also at 50% capacity, and social distancing of 1.5m must be adhered to at all times. 

What: Panthers vs Bulldogs
Where: Alberton Oval
When: Saturday, August 21, 10:45 AM
Watch: Live via SANFL Digital Pass

Round 17 South Adelaide vs Central District presented by Hilton's Betta Home Living

 

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BETTA Teams Selection: Round 18 v Port Adelaide

Posted by Jonathon Parker on 19 August 2021
BETTA Teams Selection: Round 18 v Port Adelaide

Panthers Captain Matt Rose makes long awaited return. 

 

After a tough second half against the Roosters last week, the Panthers have made five changes to their side that will take on Port Adelaide on Saturday Afternoon. 

Headlining the additions to the extended squad is captain Matt Rose, who has been out of action since Round 8 with a shoulder injury. 

Another handy addition is dual Magarey Medalist Joel Cross who will also return, after sitting on the sidelines for the longest period of his career with an ankle issue. 

Young ruck in Damon Freitag will also come in thanks to some strong form in the Reserves and will replace Bailey Griffiths who suffered a concussion last week. 

The classy Reece Milsom also returns after recovering from a concussion as well. 

Jesse McKinnon and Jack Elsworthy round out the additions to the extended squad that will be trimmed by the start of the game on Saturday afternoon. 

Son of a gun Hayden Sampson will play his 50th SANFL Statewide Super League match after making his debut against Port Adelaide at Alberton in 2018. 

In more positive news, young gun Jason Horne-Francis was named the captain of the SA Under-19 side on Wednesday night. 

The two remaining teams from the inaugural SAFA season in 1877 will meet for the 263rd time. 

Since the Magpies were aligned with the Power in 2014, the teams have played for 14 times with Port holding a 8 to 6 advantage. 

The Panthers will once again feature as the Channel 7 game of the week and will also be broadcast on 1629 SEN SA. 

Michelangelo Rucci and Kym Dillon caught up with Bryce Gibbs on Wednesday afternoon to preview the weekends big clash. 

Meanwhile, the Reserves late charge for a finals spot continues with Tate Coleman and Daniel Nobes returning to the squad having recovered from Injury. 

Issac Birt will make his reserves debut. 

As per SA Health requirements, people attending must check in via the COVIDsafe QR Code.

All patrons must wear a face mask (covering their nose and mouth) while moving around the venue.

This includes during entering/exiting the venue, while visiting the bathroom and visiting food/beverage sales points.

Patrons may remove their mask while either in their seat or standing position while watching the game.

Masks are mandatory while inside the licenced venue (unless patrons are eating or drinking).

Grandstand seating is also at 50% capacity, and social distancing of 1.5m must be adhered to at all times. 

What: Panthers @ Magpies
Where: Alberton Oval
When: Saturday, August 21, League 2:05pm | Reserves @ Centrals 11:15am 
Tickets: Adult $16, Concession $10, Children under 18 FREE.
Listen: 1629 SEN SA
Watch: Live and Free on Channel 7 or 7 Plus

Round 18 South Adelaide @ Port Adelaide presented by Hilton's Betta Home Living

In: Rose, Cross, Freitag, Milsom, Elsworthy, McKinnon
Out: Griffiths (Injury), Tarca (Omitted), Haren (Omitted), Roberts (School)
Milestone: Hayden Sampson, 50th League game

Round 18 Reserves South Adelaide @ Central District presented by Hilton's Betta Home Living

 

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Round 18 Fixture Confirmed

Posted by Jonathon Parker on 18 August 2021
Round 18 Fixture Confirmed

The SANFL have confirmed the Panthers Round 18 match against the Magpies.

The Panthers will take on the Magpies at Alberton Oval at 2:05pm on Saturday Afternoon. 

This will follow the South Adelaide Under-18s clash against Central District which has also been locked in at Alberton Oval at 10:45am.

The SANFL StateWide Super League match will be televised live on Channel 7 and 7Plus, subject to change. 

Round 18

South Adelaide @ Port Adelaide (Alberton Oval)

Saturday, August 21

League 2:05pm

Under-18 10:45am

 

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Vale Ernie Sigley

Posted by South Adelaide Football Club on 17 August 2021
Vale Ernie Sigley

The South Adelaide Football Club is saddened to hear of the passing of entertainer and supporter Ernie Sigley.

Having arrived in Adelaide from Melbourne in the early 1960s to start his media career. Ernie, a Footscray fan, adopted South as his team.

He was known to host Adelaide Tonight in a South jumper and helped give the Club a profile during those times.

Ernie was a regular at Sunday mornings at Pinn Street, the South social rooms at St Marys.

He would perform and sing, and bring along some unbelievable talent including Anne Wills, and the Adelaide group The Viscounts.

It was £1 entry to get in, and as many pies and pasties and free beers as you wanted. The rooms were always full to the brim.

South Champion Peter Darley remembers Ernie and those days fondly.

"While I was a footballer, Ernie helped mould me as a person. He'd call me the "Greek Adonis" and have me on the Wheel of Fortune. They were really good times and he was great company."

One of Peter's most cherished possessions he says from his football career was initiated by Ernie.

"In 1964 many people thought I would win the Magarey Medal. However it was not to be.

"Ernie had a replica Magarey Medal made and presented it to me. It was a really special thing for him to do and it's still a prized possession."

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Under-18 Match Report: Round 16 vs North Adelaide

Posted by Jayden Bartlett on 16 August 2021
Under-18 Match Report: Round 16 vs North Adelaide

Under-18 Match Report

South Adelaide vs North Adelaide
Round 16 - Prospect Oval - 14/08/2021

South Adelaide6.19.215.418.10118
North Adelaide 1.1 4.7 5.7 6.9 45

Goals: Delean 5, Cockshell, Inthavong, Pearsons, Pilmore 2, Hogg, Howes, Kirkland, Rogers, Verrall
Best: Rogers, Verrall, Delean, Mitton, Daniell, Brown

A first-quarter blitz saw the South Adelaide Under-18s surge to a 73-point win over North Adelaide at Prospect Oval on Saturday.

The Panthers pounced on the Rooters early into the match with a 6-goal opening term before storming home to claim the impressive win, 18.10 (118) to 6.9 (45).

Yet again there were many standouts in the blue and white. Jack Delean finished with a 5-goal haul while Cooper Rogers collected a team-high total of 30 touches to go with his 12 clearances.

Coming into the match following last week's dominant display, the Panthers looked to continue their impressive momentum.

And, just 5 minutes into the match, Delean struck with the opening goal of the day. Then Noah Howes followed suit minutes later to hand the Panthers an early buffer.

The Panthers stormed home in the closing stages of the opening term with 4 goals within 5 minutes and the blue and white would not let this buffer slip for the remainder of the match.

The second term was more of a shoot out as the two sides went goal for goal. However, this played into the Panthers favour as, come the halftime siren, they still held a 25-point lead.

The Roosters opened the scoring during the third term to cut the lead down to 19 points. But Lachlan Inthavong was quick to repair the damage with his second major of the day.

Delean then kicked his fourth and fifth goal of the match in quick succession, before Will Verrall, Cameron Kirkland, and Austin Hogg closed out the third term by booting their firsts of the game.

Holding a 15.4 (94) to 6.9 (45) lead at the final change, Ryan Pearsons, Koby Cockshell, and Bailey Pilmore all registered their second majors of the day as the Panthers cruised home to claim the impressive 18.10 (118) to 6.9 (45) win.

The South Adelaide Under-18s will look to keep their winning momentum going when they face Central District on Saturday, 21 August, from 12:00pm.

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MRS Property Reserves Match Report Round 17: vs North Adelaide

Posted by Jayden Bartlett on 16 August 2021
MRS Property Reserves Match Report Round 17: vs North Adelaide

MRS Property Reserves Match Report

South Adelaide vs North Adelaide
Round 17 - Flinders University Stadium  - 14/08/21

South Adelaide1.04.68.612.779
North Adelaide 5.2 5.4 8.8 9.9 63

Goals: McCreery 4, Freitag, McKinnon 2, Dumesny, Gaden, Hoeck, Kraemer
Best: McCreery, McKinnon, Sladojevic, Elsworthy, Rose, Lovering

A Tale of Two Halves: The South Adelaide Reserves claimed a hard-fought 16-point win over North Adelaide at Flinders University Stadium on Saturday.

After a shaky opening term, the Panthers regrouped and retook the fight to the Roosters which eventually resulted in a stunning win, 12.7 (79) to 9.9 (63).

Impressive in front of the sticks was Jake McCreery who added 4 to his season tally, while Matt Rose welcomed himself back from injury with 28 touches and 9 marks.

After last week's upset victory, the Panther Reserves looked adamant in continuing their run of winsbut it did not look promising early.

The Roosters kicked 3 unanswered goals to start the match before Zachary Dumesny could reply with the Panthers' first major. Then the visitors would continue with two late goals to hand the Panthers a 1.0 (6) to 5.2 (32) deficit at the first break.

The Panthers, who had the wind advantage during the second term, peppered the goals during the early minutes but to no available.

After some tense minutes, Nicholas Kraemer was able to sneak his kick inside the posts for the Panthers first major score in almost 20 minutes of play.

With Lachlan Williams and the Panther backmen causing some headaches behind the ball, the side was able to force a turnover and on the rebound, find Damon Freitag who quickly snapped his first of the day.

McCreery then followed up with a thumping goal from beyond the arc in the dying minute of the half which brought the deficit down to just 4 points.

The Panthers gained the dream start to the third term as Jesse McKinnon cleared it from the centre bounce, then followed up to gain possession at half-forward and kick truly on the runall within just 20 seconds.

Sam Gaden opened his scoring midway through the third term to help keep the Panthers in front, but the Roosters kept desperately pushing for some major scores as their time with the breeze was running out.

However, Jaidan Kappler broke through with his signature run and carry, he then hit up Daniel Sladojevic whose kick inside 50 was finished with McCreery's second.

Zoo then struck just a minute later with his third, which set up a massive fourth term as just 2 points separated the two sides. McCreery followed up with his fourth goal to open the Panthers account in the final term.

Then Freitag had his kick labelled as a goal, and the Panthers began to run away with their final term momentum.

The icing on the cake came from Panther Under-18s player, Hugo Hoeck, whose thumping goal after the siren handed the Panthers the hard-fought 12.7 (79) to 9.9 (63) win.

The win, which sees the boys climb to the sixth spot, was no doubt helped by those quarter-time changes as the side scored 11 goals to 4 after the first change.

The South Adelaide Reserves will take the long journey out to X Convenience Oval for the second time in three weeks when they face off against Central District on Saturday, 21 August, from 11:15am.

 

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MRS Property Match Report Round 17: vs North Adelaide

Posted by Jayden Bartlett on 16 August 2021
MRS Property Match Report Round 17: vs North Adelaide

MRS Property Match Report

South Adelaide vs North Adelaide
Round 17 - Flinders University Stadium - 14/08/21

South Adelaide3.16.37.38.654
North Adelaide 5.3 7.5 12.9 17.10 112

Goals: Gibbs 2, Bogle, Draper, Fitt, Heaslip, Overall, Tarca
Best: Skinner, Haines, Gibbs, Broadbent

It was a tough day for South Adelaide as the side fell to a 58-point defeat against North Adelaide at Flinders University Stadium on Saturday.

It was one of those days, with the Panthers struggling to find momentum after halftime which ultimately saw them fall to a bitter loss, 8.6 (54) to 17.10 (112).

Impressive for the Panthers was Sam Skinner, who finished with 18 touches and 11 marks. Meanwhile, Joe Hainescollected a game-high of 40 disposals while Bryce Gibbs finished with 33 possessions and 2 goals.

With the double chance up for grabs, the Panthers suffered from a slow start which saw the Roosters strike with two goals before Gibbs could strike back for the blue and white.

Then, after some desperate running from Jake Tarca saved a certain out of bounds kick, the Panthers pushed forwards and found Luke Bogle, who struck with his first of the day.

However, North Adelaide was able to follow up with an end-to-end goal, which set a theme for the remainder of the match.

To make matters worse, Bailey Griffiths suffered a head knock, ruling him out for the remainder of the match.

Playing without a developed ruck, something the Panthers have become accustomed to, the side was able to gain some valuable meterage thanks to some hard running by Tyson Brown. Brown then hit up Ben Heaslip, who kicked truly on the run.

Unfortunately, a costly free-kick saw the Roosters reply almost instantly, handing the Panthers a 3.1 (19) to 5.3 (33) deficit at the first break.

Within the opening minutes of the second term, Matthew Broadbent was able to sell some candy to three Roosters, before setting it up to Gibbs who quickly snapped his second of the day.

The Panthers pushed for back-to-back goals but unfortunately, an unawarded push on Anthony Biemans and a costly free saw the Roosters rebound with blistering pace and score a major at the other end.

South Adelaide was able to steady through goals by Tarca and Sam Overall, but a late and costly free in the dying seconds saw the Roosters increase their lead at the halftime siren, 6.3 (39) to 7.5 (47).

The major highlight of the third term came from Panther debutant Arlo Draper, whose much-needed goal proved to the Panthers only for the third quarter.

Things went from bad to worse for the boys in the blue and white, having already conceded 18 to 29 frees, the Panthers also lost Bogle during the late stages of the third termleaving them with just two rotations.

The Panthers conceded their thirty-first free during the opening minutes which resulted in a Rooster goal and from here the match was all but finished.

Liam Fitt struck with the Panthers first and the only major of the fourth term as the visitors ran away to hand South a bitter 8.6 (54) to 17.10 (112) defeat.

South Adelaide will look to bounce back when they face off against traditional rival Port Adelaide at Alberton Oval on Saturday, 21 August, 2:05pm.

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Breakthrough Community Round

Posted by South Adelaide Football Club on 13 August 2021
Breakthrough Community Round

SANFL Statewide Super League tackles mental health head with the Breakthrough Community Round supported by Fleurieu Milk Company.

 

Round 17 of the SANFL Statewide Super League is an opportunity to start the mental health conversation.

Sporting clubs are trusted voices in their communities and are an ideal vehicle to drive the message about mental health awareness and the need for research to help tackle mental illness head on.

We are committed to the Breakthrough Community Round to demonstrate the importance of supporting the mental health and wellbeing of our sporting community.

Through fundraising, our club will have access to vital mental health first aid training, enabling us to support our community into the future and drive positive change within our club.

Our players will be wearing purple and blue armbands during tomorrows clash against North Adelaide to raise funds and awareness.

Right now, you or someone you know, may be suffering. So let's look out for one another, support mental health research and create a life free from mental illness.

You can make a donation to support Breakthrough Mental Health Research Foundation by clicking here.
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BETTA Team Selection: Under-18 Round 16 vs North Adelaide

Posted by Jonathon Parker on 12 August 2021
BETTA Team Selection: Under-18 Round 16 vs North Adelaide

The South Adelaide Under-18s Hit the Road to Face the Roosters. 

 

Coming off a dominate 104-point win over Centrals last week, the South Adelaide Under-18s will be looking to continue with their momentum against the fifth placed Roosters. 

This is another important match for the Panthers as a win would lock in finals for the fifth consecutive year. 

There are a few handy additions to the squad that will face North Adelaide. 

Koby CockshellRiley BrownHeath TreloarCharlie Duncan and Josh Klenk all come into the extended squad. 

Luke Mitton will be looking to continue his great form after being named the Round 15 SANFL MVP. 

He collected 26 disposals, kicked 2 goals and finished with 187 ranking points. 

All the action kicks off from 11:00 am at Prospect Oval. 

The 2021 SANFL Digital Pass will once again stream all Under-18's matches, which can be purchased here.

South Adelaide Members receive a discount on the Digital Pass which can be purchased here.

As per SA Health requirements, people attending must check in via the COVIDsafe QR Code, wear a mask and be seated whilst consuming food or beverages. 

Grandstand seating is also at 50% capacity, and social distancing of 1.5m must be adhered to at all times. 

What: Panthers @ Roosters
Where: Prospect Oval
When: Saturday, August 14, 11:00 AM
Watch: Live via SANFL Digital Pass

Round 16 South Adelaide @ North Adelaide presented by Hilton's Betta Home Living

 

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BETTA Teams Selection: Round 17 v North Adelaide

Posted by Jonathon Parker on 12 August 2021
BETTA Teams Selection: Round 17 v North Adelaide

The Panthers name their twelfth debutant of 2021 to face the Roosters.

After a return to football and form, the Panthers take on the Roosters at Flinders University Stadium in what is a huge match in the context of the season. 

Currently, both teams sit level on points however the Roosters superior percentage has them sitting in third place. 

The winner of this game will be in the box seat to claim third spot and a double chance come September. 

The Panthers will welcome into the extended squad skipper Matt RoseTyson Brown and Matt Roberts while Reece Milsom will miss this week due to injury. 

This opens the door for another Panther Talent Pathway Product in Arlo Draper (Willunga FC) who will be the twelfth Panther to make their debut this year. 

Draper has had a good run of form in the Under-18s this year averaging 24 disposals and just over a goal a game from eight starts. 

Arlo Draper in action last week for the Reserves. Image: Nick Hook Photography

The Reserves are also coming of a strong performance last week. 

Sitting just two games outside the final four, the Panthers must win against the Roosters and have some favourable results to stay in the hunt for finals. 

The Blockbuster SANFL game of the week kicks off at the later time of 2:35pm on Saturday afternoon following the Reserves at 11:55am. 

Fans are encouraged to pre-purchase tickets online here.

Spectators at SANFL matches are permitted based on density of 1 person per 2sqm (between 3,000 and 4,000 max depending on stadium capacity).

Masks are mandatory for spectators.

All consumption of food and beverage must be seated.

Grandstand seating limited to 1 person per 2sqm.

COVIDSafe protocols apply QR Code check-in, COVID Marshals in attendance, 1.5m physical distancing.

What: Panthers vs Roosters
Where: Flinders University Stadium
When: Saturday, August 14. League 2:35pm | Reserves 11:55am 
Tickets: Adult $16, Concession $10, Children under 18 FREE.
Listen: SAFC Radio Presented by Loftus on 88.3 FM at the ground or stream here. Hear from Joel Cross at Half Time. 
Watch: Live and Free on Channel 7 or 7 Plus

Round 17 South Adelaide vs North Adelaide presented by Hilton's Betta Home Living

In: Rose, Draper, Brown, Roberts.
Out: Milsom (Injury)
Debut: Arlo Draper (Willunga Football Club)

Round 17 Reserves South Adelaide vs North Adelaide presented by Hilton's Betta Home Living

 

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