SANFL Women's League

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SANFL Women's League
Current season, competition or edition:
Sports current event.svg 2021 SANFL Women's League season
Sport Australian rules football
FoundedFebruary 2017
Administrator SANFL
No. of teams8
CountryAustralia
Most recent
champion(s)
Glenelg (1st premiership)
Most titles South Adelaide (2 premierships)
TV partner(s) Seven Network (Grand Final only)
Official website www.sanfl.com.au/women

SANFL Women's League (also known as the SANFLW or the Statewide Super Women's League) is the major state-level women's Australian rules football league in South Australia. The league was launched in February 2017, initially comprising four clubs from the men's South Australian National Football League (SANFL). The league now features eight teams and is the second primary competition for South Australian female footballers underneath the semi-professional national AFL Women's (AFLW) competition.

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The league usually runs from February to May, meaning it partially overlaps with the AFLW season and so is mostly played by players either not yet drafted by an AFLW club or by players who are AFLW listed though not selected for a senior premiership match.

Clubs

The first season comprised four SANFL clubs; Norwood, Glenelg, North Adelaide and West Adelaide. [1] The following year Sturt and South Adelaide were admitted to the competition, before expanding again with the addition of Woodville-West Torrens and Central District in 2019. [2] Neither of the state's two AFL clubs (Adelaide and Port Adelaide, who field reserves teams in the SANFL) field teams in the SANFLW league. Adelaide are a foundation club of the AFLW competition and Port Adelaide are not currently a member of the league.

ClubNicknameHome venueEst.First SANFLW
season
SANFLW
seasons
SANFLW
premierships
Most
recent
Central District Bulldogs Elizabeth Oval 195920192
Glenelg Tigers Glenelg Oval 19202017412021
North Adelaide Roosters Prospect Oval 18882017412020
Norwood Redlegs Norwood Oval 18782017412017
South Adelaide Panthers Hickinbotham Oval 18762018322019
Sturt Double Blues Unley Oval 190120183
West Adelaide Bloods Richmond Oval 189220174
Woodville-West Torrens Eagles Woodville Oval 199120192

Honours

Premiers

This lists the most recent premiers. For a full list of premiers see List of SANFL Women's League premiers.

Best and Fairest Award

This lists the most recent best and fairest winner. For a full list of winners see SANFL Women's League Best and Fairest Award.

See also

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References

  1. "SANFL launches new women's league for 2017". Adelaide Now. 14 February 2017.
  2. "2019 Statewide Super Women's League Launch". sanfl.com.au. 1 February 2019.