David Kantilla - 2004 Inductee

Originally from the Tiwi community, high leaping David (Amparralamtua) Kantilla won the Knuckey Cup in the first two years (1961 and 1962) of his memorable 113 game, 106 goal career with the Panthers.

David is recognised as the first Indigenous Australian to play in the South Australian National Football League and the first Tiwi Islander to successfully play in a southern football league.

Standing 196cm, David began his career as a high flying ruckman, but was equally as dangerous drifting forward, as was on display when he kicked six goals against Glenelg in his debut for South Adelaide.

David was also affectionately known as "Soapy" following the publication of a photo showing him lathered in soap in a bath.

During his time in South Australia, David also represented the state on four occasions in 1964 and 1965.

In 1997 David was inducted into the Northern Territory Hall of Champions. Meanwhile, the function room at NTFL headquarters at Marrara Oval is named after him. In 2005 he was named on the interchange of the Indigenous Team of the Century and he is, of course, a member of the South Adelaide Hall of Fame.

David Kantilla, a pioneer and a legend.

Latest News

Women's Match Report: Trial 1 South vs Eagles

Posted by Jayden Bartlett on 24 January 2020
Women's Match Report: Trial 1 South vs Eagles
  Purchase your 2020 Panthers Women's Membership Max a tax deductible donations to the South Adelaide Female Pathways Prog...
Posted in: Female Football Panthers Football Panthers News Panthers Events Women's Match Reports  

T20 for KI - Final Total Raised

Posted by Jonathon Parker on 24 January 2020
T20 for KI - Final Total Raised
The South Adelaide Football Club and the Southern District Cricket Club have raised significant funds for KI.  Across the fundraising effo...
Posted in: Senior Football Panthers News Panthers Community Panthers Events  

Betta Teams: SANFLW Trial 1 - South Adelaide vs Eagles

Posted by Jonathon Parker on 22 January 2020
Betta Teams: SANFLW Trial 1 - South Adelaide vs Eagles
  Purchase your 2020 Panthers Women's Membership Max a tax deductible donations to the South Adelaide Female Pathways Prog...
Posted in: Female Football Teams Panthers Football Panthers News  
< Previous | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | Next >

SANFLW LADDER

  • 1. SOUTH ADELAIDE

    0

  • 2. NORTH ADELAIDE

    0

  • 3. NORWOOD

    0

  • 4. GLENELG

    0

  • 5. WEST ADELAIDE

    0

  • 6. STURT

    0

  • 7. CENTRAL DISTRICT

    0

  • 8. WOODVILLE WEST-TORRENS

    0

2020 SOUTH ADELAIDE FIXTURE

  • SANFLW Round 1

    South Adelaide vs Eagles
    Venue: Flinders University Stadium (Noarlunga)
    Date: Friday, Feb 14
    Time: 6:30pm


  • SANFLW Round 2

    South Adelaide vs Sturt
    Venue: Flinders University Stadium (Noarlunga)
    Date: Friday, Feb 21
    Time: 6:30pm


  • SANFLW Round 3

    South Adelaide vs Norwood
    Venue: Flinders University Stadium (Noarlunga)
    Date: Saturday, Feb 29
    Time: 6:45pm


Club contact details

Address:
1 Lovelock Drive,
Noarlunga Downs SA 5168

P : (08) 8186-8200
F : (08) 8326-6800
E : reception@safc.com.au

Bookmark SiteTell a FriendPrint