Jim Deane - 1953 & 1957

Jim Deane is one of South Adelaide Football Club's most decorated players.

Jim not only won the 1953 and 1957 Magarey Medals during his League career (as well as finishing runner-up in 1949, 56 & 57), but he was also awarded South Adelaide's Best and Fairest, the Knuckey Cup, on six occasions (1948, 49, 51, 53, 56 & 57) - the second most of any player in Club history. 

In total Jim played 157 games for the Panthers over two stints (1945-53 and 1956-57), captaining the Club for five years (1951, 52, 53, 56 & 57) and coaching the team from 1951-53 and 1970-71. He played mainly as a centreman, had a dynamic left foot and is acknowledged as one of the finest exponents of short and long distance passing that the game has seen.

Jim represented South Australia on 15 occasions and also enjoyed two very successful seasons with the Richmond club in 1954-55.

He is a member of the South Adelaide Football Club "Greatest Team Ever", and has been inducted into the South Adelaide and SANFL Hall of Fame.

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Four Panthers Named in SA U18 Girls Squad

Posted by South Adelaide Football Club on 25 May 2018
Four Panthers Named in SA U18 Girls Squad
Four young South Adelaide stars have been named in the 2018 Statewide Super SA U18 Girls Squad. Composed defender Jaslynne Smith, tough on-b...
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Betta Teams: Under-18s Round 8 - South Adelaide vs Woodville-West Torrens

Posted by South Adelaide Football Club on 24 May 2018
Betta Teams: Under-18s Round 8 - South Adelaide vs Woodville-West Torrens
Round Details What: South Adelaide vs Woodville-West Torrens
Where: Maughan Thiem Hyundai Oval
When: 11:00am Saturday, May 26
Ent...
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Betta Teams: Seniors Round 8 - South Adelaide vs Woodville-West Torrens

Posted by South Adelaide Football Club on 24 May 2018
Betta Teams: Seniors Round 8 - South Adelaide vs Woodville-West Torrens
South host Eagles for Macca's Family Round The Panthers return to the familiar surrounds of Hickinbotham Oval this weekend after their s...
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    9

  • STURT

    8

  • SOUTH ADELAIDE

    8

  • NORWOOD

    8

  • CENTRAL DISTRICT

    6

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  • WEST ADELAIDE

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  • PORT ADELAIDE

    5

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2018 FIXTURE

 

  • SANFL Round 7

    North Adelaide vs South Adelaide
    Venue: Prospect Oval
    Time: 2:10pm, SATURDAY, May 19


  • SANFL Round 8

    South Adelaide vs Woodville-West Torrens
    Venue: Hickinbotham Oval
    Time: 2:10pm, SATURDAY May 26


  • SANFL Round 9

    South Adelaide vs Port Adelaide
    Venue: Hickinbotham Oval
    Time: 1:10pm, SUNDAY June 3


  • SANFL Round 10

    Sturt vs South Adelaide
    Venue: Peter Motley Oval
    Time: 2:10pm, MONDAY June 11


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