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Year Clubs Teams Grades Clubs Entering & Name Changes Clubs Leaving
1911 5 5 A1 Glenferrie, Marlborough, Saint Bartholomew, Saint Francis Xavier, University.
1912 7 7 Saint Peters School College, Semaphore Central.
1913 9 9 Kingswood, Prince Alfred College.
1914 9 9 Kenilworth Marlborough
1915 8 8 Saint Bartholomew
1916-1919 Recess due to war
1920 8 8 East Adelaide, Henley & Grange. Kenilworth, Saint Francis Xavier.
1921 8 8 Prospect East Adelaide
1922 7 7 Dulwich, Goodwood, Y.M.C.A. Glenferrie, P.A.C., Prospect, S.P.S.C.
1923 7 7 Teachers Training College Henley & Grange
1924 8 8 Kenilworth
1925 7 7 Dulwich
1926 8 8 Marryatville, Prince Alfred Old Collegians. Goodwood
1927 10 10 Henley & Grange, South Adelaide Ramblers.
1928 12 13 A2 Saint Augustine, Saint Peters Old Collegians, Underdale.United Marryatville
1929 13 14 Scotch Old Collegians
1930 14 15 Mount Barker, S.A.Railways Institute. South Adelaide Ramblers
1931 17 21 Jnr League Alberton Church United, Colonel Light Gardens, Goodwood.
1932 19 26 Kings Old Collegians, Otiose, Semaphore Central Jrs. Mount Barker
1933 17 17 Jnr League out Adelaide High School Old Scholars, Flinders Park, Kensington (Semaphore Central Jr. renamed Exeter). Colonel Light Gardens, Kings Old Collegians, Kingswood, Otiose, SA Railways Institute.
1934 15 15 Black Forest, Unley Amateurs. Flinders Park, Saint Augustine, Scotch O.C., Teachers Training College.
1935 16 16 Eastwood, Scotch Old Collegians, Teachers College, West Adelaide United. Black Forest, Unley Amateurs, Y.M.C.A..
1936 20 20 Christian Brothers Old Collegians, Holdens Motor Body Builders, Kings Old Collegians, Pulteney Old Scholars, Walkerville, YMCA. Adelaide High School Old Scholars, Kensington.
1937 20 20 Colonel Light Gardens, Combined Banks, S.A. Railways Institute. Goodwood, Henley & Grange, Holdens Motor Body Builders
1938 19 20 Payneham Eastwood, West Adelaide United.
1939 19 20
1940 18 20 Woodville Christian Brothers O.C., Scotch O.C.s
1941 12 12 Collegians, Goodwood. Alberton Church United, Combined Banks, Kings O.C., P.A.O.C., Pulteney Old Scholars, S.P.O.C., Underdale, Y.M.C.A.
1942-45 Recess due to war
1946 18 19 Alberton Church United, Kelvinator, Kings O.C., P.A.O.C., Pulteney Old Scholars, Scotch Old Collegians, S.P.O.C. Collegians
1947 20 22 A3 C.B.O.C., Queens Old Collegians.
1948 21 28 Postal Institute
1949 24 30 Flinders Park, Riverside, Rosewater.
1950 21 29 C.B.O.C., Pulteney O.S., Queens O.C.
1951 23 32 Pulteney Old Scholars, Semaphore Park.
1952 24 35 Commonwealth Bank, North Brighton Somerton. Postal Institute
1953 28 46 A4, U17 Adelaide (YMCA), Birkenhead Sports, Henley, Long Range Weapons, Myer. Kelvinator
1954 27 47 North Brighton Somerton
1955 27 50 Grange (Alberton Church United renamed Alberton United). Adelaide (YMCA)
1956 29 53 A5 Eastwood, Ethelton.
1957 28 53 Wattle Park Teachers College Commonwealth Bank, Scotch Old Collegians.
1958 28 61 Brighton, Kilburn, Scotch Old Collegians (Henley & Grange combine to form Henley & Grange). Myer, Long Range Weapons.
1959 27 59 U18,U17 out Birkenhead Sports
1960 28 64 Hyde Park
1961 30 72 Seaton Ramblers, The Teachers.
1962 34 85 A1R,A2R A5out Adelaide Boys High School O.S., C.B.O.C., Gaza, Western Teachers College.
1963 34 88 Saint Dominics Woodville
1964 34 94 A3R Broadview Eastwood
1965 33 101 U19,U17U18 out Adelaide Boys High School O.S.
1966 34 104 A5, U18U17/19out Flinders University, Postal Institute. The Teachers
1967 34 107
1968 41 129 A4R,A6 Allenby Gardens, Brighton High Old Scholars, Ferryden Park, Hindmarsh CYMS, Mitcham, Royal Park, Sacred Heart Old Collegians (Hyde Park renamed Glenunga).
1969 42 131 Greek Orthodox, Westminster Old Scholars (University renamed Adelaide University). Brighton
1970 47 142 A5R,A7 Bank of Adelaide, S.A.Institute of Technology, Salisbury Teachers College, Salisbury West, Unley High School Old Scholars (Greek Orthodox renamed Greek, and Henley & Grange renamed Henley).
1971 49 146 National Bank, Plympton High Old Scholars, Taperoo. Bank of Adelaide
1972 51 151 Bedford Park Teachers College, Old Ignatians (Teachers College renamed Adelaide Teachers College).
1973 52 157 Greenacres, Salesian Old Collegians (Bedford Park Teachers renamed Sturt C.A.E., Wattle Park Teachers renamed Murray Park C.A.E., Western Teachers renamed Torrens C.A.E., Salisbury Teachers College renamed Salisbury C.A.E.). Allenby Gardens
1974 54 161 Henley High Old Scholars, West Croydon (C.B.O.C. renamed Rostrevor Old Collegians).
1975 52 157 A8 Edwardstown Baptist (Hindmarsh CYMS renamed Saint Michaels Old Scholars & Hindmarsh). Salisbury C.A.E., Taperoo, Torrens C.A.E.
1976 50 148 Aboriginal Community College (Postal Institute renamed Post-Tel Institute). Colonel Light Gardens, Edwardstown Baptist, Mitcham.
1977 53 153 Eastwood, Salisbury C.A.E., Saint Raphaels.
1978 50 146 C.B.C.O.C., Para Hills, Saint Peters Y.C.W (Henley High O.S & Henley amalgamate to form Henley District & Old Scholars, Kings O.C. renamed Pembroke Old Scholars, S.A.Railways Inst renamed Australian National Railways Institute). Aboriginal Community College, Ferryden Park, Flinders Park, Salisbury West, Semaphore Pk
1979 49 156 U16 Brompton, Woodville District, Woodville South (Adelaide Teachers College renamed Adelaide College). Exeter, Goodwood, Royal Park, Semaphore Central.
1980 55 158 A6R,A9 Edwardstown Baptist, Immanuel Old Scholars, Nunga Community, Ovingham, Para Houghton, Port Adelaide Presbyterian, Port Adelaide United, Saint Pauls Old Scholars, Taperoo (Unley High Old Scholars renamed Unley). Payneham, Salesian O.C., Walkerville.
1981 55 173 A10 A.N.Z. Bank, Burnside Kensington, Croydon, The Parks. Brompton, Flinders University, Nunga Community, Sturt C.A.E.
1982 56 173 Albert Sports, Flinders University, Wingfield Royals. Henley Dist.& O.S., Westminster O.S.
1983 57 176 Banksia Park High Old Scholars, Norwood Union, Royal Park, Woodville West (Albert Sports renamed Renown Park, Salisbury CAE renamed Salisbury College). Croydon, Para Houghton, St. Pauls O.S.
1984 55 176 Gepps Cross Sports & Social, Port District (Murray Park CAE renamed Murray Park Teachers, National Bank renamed National Australia Bank). Eastwood, The Parks, Royal Park, Taperoo.
1985 63 186 A7R,A11,U17U16/18out Adelaide Lutheran, Campbelltown-Magill, Ferryden Park, Glandore, Mitcham, Salesian, Salisbury Central, Westfields (Saint Raphaels renamed Goodwood Saints).
1986 62 193 Lockleys (Kenilworth renamed Kenilworth Colonel Light, Murray Park Teachers renamed S.A. College & Teachers, Gepps Cross Sports & Social renamed Gepps Cross). Adelaide College, Ovingham.
1987 60 191 Hope Valley (Renown Park, Saint Dominics and Saint Peters YCW amalgamate to form Fitzroy, Banksia Park High Old Scholars renamed Banksia Park, Greek renamed Greek-Camden). Westfields
1988 63 206 Modbury, Para District Uniting, Tea Tree Gully, West Lakes. Woodville West
1989 63 207 A8R,A12 Ingle Farm, Ovingham (Australian National Railways Inst. renamed State Transport Authority, Banksia Park renamed Banksia Park Old Scholars). Port Adelaide United, Post-Tel Institute.
1990 62 204 Norwood Districts, Walkerville (S.A. College & Teachers renamed Mile End Cats, Port Adelaide Presbyterian renamed North Haven). Para Hills, Salesian, Salisbury College
1991 60 200 A12 Out Colonel Light Gardens (Kenilworth Colonel Light renamed Kenilworth, Brighton High O.S. renamed Brighton District & O.S., National Australia Bank renamed Kingswood, Norwood Districts renamed Hectorville S.A.I.T. renamed University of South Australia). Mile End Cats, Para District Uniting, Woodville District
1992 58 201 Cedars Immanuel O.S., Kingswood, Norwood Union.
1993 59 202 Adelaide High O.S., North Pines, Norwood Union, St.Pauls O.S. A.N.Z.Bank, Edwardstown Baptist, University of S.A.
1994 59 198 A12 Paralowie (Greek Camden renamed Henley Greek, Plympton High O.S. renamed Plympton High O.S. & Camden, State Transport Authority renamed Trans Adelaide). Cedars
1995 63 206 NEW: A5N, A5NR, A5S, A5SR, A6N, A6NR, A6S, A6SR, A7N, A7S, A8N, A8S

OUT: A5, A6, A7, A8, A9, A10, A11, A12 Blue, A5R, A6R, A7R, A8R

Central United, Eastern Park, Elizabeth, Houghton Districts, Para Hills, Salisbury, Smithfield. Banksia Park OS, Norwood Union, Pulteney O.S.
1996 71 223 NEW: P1, P2, P3, A5, A6, A7, A8, A9, A10, P1R, P2R, P3R, A5R, A6R, U17Gold, U17Blue

OUT: A5N, A5S, A6N, A6S, A7N, A7S, A8N, A8S, A5NR, A5SR, A6NR, A6SR, U17

Athelstone, Brahma Lodge, Edwardstown, Flinders Park, Golden Grove, Payneham NU, Plympton, Pooraka, Salisbury North, Salisbury West, (Saint Michaels O.S. & Hindmarsh and West Lakes amalgamate to form SMOSH West Lakes, Transadelaide renamed Transadelaide Tigers). Ferryden Park
1997 68 217 NEW: D8N, D8S, D9N, D9S, D10N, D10S, D7R, D8NR, D8SR

OUT: P1, P2, P3, A8, A9, A10, P1R, P2R, P3R

Portland, Pulteney O.S. Alberton United, Brighton District & O.S., Ethelton, Riverside, Salisbury Central
1998 67 213 NEW: D8, D8R

OUT: D8N, D8S, D8NR, D8SR

Henley Campbelltown Magill, Henley Greek
1999 67 208 Golden North, Salvation Army TransAdelaide Tigers,Wingfield Royals
2000 68 204 Westminster OS, Wingfield Royals Golden North
2001 72 222 NEW: U17N, U17S, U17C
OUT: U17Blue, U17Gold
Cedars, Mitchell Park, Western Warriors, Adelaide Kenilworth (U17S)
2002 69 222 Adelaide High OS, Burnside Kensington, Adelaide Kenilworth (U17S),
2003 68 210 OUT: D8R Salvation Army
2004 68 216 Kaurna Eagles Glandore
2005 67 209 Cedars
2006 69 204 NEW: D9A, D9B, D10A, A10B, D8R, U17, U18D1, U18D2

OUT: D9N, D9S, D10N, D19S, U17N, U17S, U17C

Blackfriars OS; Trinity College OS
2007 68 212 NEW: C1, C2, C3, C4, C5, C6, C7, U18Blue, U18Yellow

OUT: D8, D9A, D9B, D10A, D10B, D8R, U17, U18D1, U18D2

Western Warriors
2008 68 214 OUT: C6 Angle Vale Kaurna Eagles
2009 67 225 NEW: C6, U18Red Pulteney OS renames Pulteney Edwardstown
2010 67 220 St Paul’s OS renamed Mawson Lakes
2011 65 226 Paralowie, Wingfield Royals
2012 66 217 Wingfield Royals
2013 66 217
2014 66 220 IN: D8

OUT: D8R

Blackwood Ovingham
2015 65 220  St Paul’s OS  Wingfield Royals, Blackwood
2016 65 220 IN: C5, C6, U18B

OUT: D8, D8 Res

Edwardstown Angle Vale
2017 67 226 Brighton Bombers, Morphettville Park

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