The fact that only a handful of the Titles were gained made them lifetime highlights for players, officials and supporters when they did come along. Sent by free registered post.SORRY NO LOCAL PICK UPS.ITEMS WILL BE SENT WITHIN 24 HOURS OF RECEIVING CLEARED PAYMENT MONDAY TO FRIDAY. The Eagles, as they became known, wore blue and gold. 0% negative feedback. Seller: memorabilia_magic01 (2,389) 100%, Location: Happy Valley, South Australia, Ships to: AU, Item: 153485442591 1919 West Torrens Football Club Thebarton Recreation Ground Tin Badge. The State Library of South Australia is keen to find out more about SA Memory items. West Torrens Football Club History Football supporters are eager to show their loyalty to a particular club whether by wearing a badge to a match or displaying a sticker on their car window or school folder. Initially part of the Adelaide and Suburban Association, in 1895 they joined the South Australian Football Association later known as the South Australia National Football League (SANFL). He resigned the position after making a point of principle at the SAFA meeting while being abused by fellow delegates. The Hindmarsh Council spent a lot of pounds in an effort to improve the situation over the years and the Club used the Oval until 1922 when it moved its head quarters to Thebarton Oval. The reason for this rejection was never explained, however J H Sinclair was chosen to replace him. Located at West Beach, our history of success dates back to 1949 when our first women's team stepped foot on the diamond. Saved from ebay.com.au. SANFL Woodville-West Torrens - Eagles Magnets **NEW** $3.80 Buy It Now … Use for any other purpose requires permission from the State Library of South Australia. West Torrens Softball Club. Welcome to Memorabilia Magic011919 West Torrens Football Club Thebarton Recreation Ground Tin BadgePlease see photos of the actual item you are bidding on. AFL & Australian Rules Football Memorabilia | eBay. See Details. The new club, known as the Woodville-West Torrens Eagles, played their first game in 1991 and won the SANFL premiership in 1993. The team won 3 games, drew 1 (abandoned after quarter time) and lost 13, which included a forfeit. $15.00 0 Bids or Buy It Now 5d 17h. See More. This Club was accepted into the Adelaide and Suburban Association and won two Premierships in a row. In 1887 the Club joined with West Adelaide and with the addition of blue to its colours played under the name of West Adelaide, but the team dissolved after only one season. Sent by free registered post.SORRY NO LOCAL PICK UPS.ITEMS WILL BE SENT WITHIN 24 HOURS OF RECEIVING CLEARED PAYMENT MONDAY TO FRIDAY. See Details. To request approval, complete the. You are the light of the world... 1919 West Torrens Football Club Thebarton Recreation Ground Tin Badge, 1919 West Torrens Football Club Thebarton Recreation Ground Tin Badge 2. The Natives Club first secretary was John Carr, a member of the Legislative Council and the colours that the Club adopted were Blue and Gold. Max Pontifex's Magarey Medal is on display in the This sporting life exhibition bay, Copyright and this website | Contact us | Accessibility | Disclaimer | Privacy | Research enquiries | FOI Since then, each generation of players and administrators at West Torrens have acted as custodians of the Club. SANFL memorabilia 2 2 of 6 Woodville West Torrens Eagles 1993 Premiership team poster. 165 Sir Donald Bradman Drive Hilton South Australia 5033 T. +618 8416 6333 Email Customer Services csu@wtcc.sa.gov.au ABN 16346877634 Reference can also be found to an Annual Meeting of the Club at the Squatters Arms Hotel on April 7 th 1881 at which time the colours of the Club were changed to Red and White. The Port Natives, at their Annual meeting in March 1896, renamed themselves simply “Natives” and were accepted into to South Australian Football Association for that season. The club changed its name to West Torrens in 1897 upon the inception of district football. Shop with confidence on … Page URL: In newspaper reports on the games the first captain appears to be Fanning but later in the season he was replaced by J Collins. Welcome to Memorabilia Magic011919 West Torrens Football Club Thebarton Recreation Ground Tin BadgePlease see photos of the actual item you are bidding on. The West Torrens Club, as the fans knew it, had its beginnings from a group of players known as the Port Natives. Ships to: AU, West Torrens Softball Club is a local club in the Adelaide Competition. The success was cut short when the Adelaide and Suburban competition went into a recess. West Torrens Player's Profiles null SANFL Football Clubs & Players . © Copyright 2020 Woodville-West Torrens Football Club. West Torrens won four SANFL premierships, 1924, 1933, 1945 and 1953 and many fine players have donned the various styles of blue and gold guernsey. ... SANFL Badge 2003 Woodville West Torrens Eagles Football Club Member. In the 93-year history of the West Torrens Club, many ups and downs were experienced, but with only 4 Premiership titles to display, the loyal support of the Club’s throng of admirers were surely tested over the years. The West Torrens Football Club began in 1894 when a number of players from Port Adelaide left that club to form their own team, Port Natives. All rights reserved. However it prevailed and finished in 6 th position out of 7 teams in the inaugural season. Shop from the world's largest selection and best deals for AFL & Australian Rules Football Memorabilia. 2,429+ items sold. 1919 West Torrens Football Club Thebarton Recreation Ground Tin Badge. G Rimes was the Captain of the team and they finished in fourth position out of five teams. Copyright © 2008-2020 PicClick Inc. All Rights Reserved. We encourage you to, Reproduction rights are owned by State Library of South Australia. It appears that the Club went by the somewhat strange pseudonym of “The Butchers”, and perhaps this was because the team contained a number of slaughtermen and it seems to have played matches near the West Park slaughterhouse that was situated behind the Adelaide Gaol. This image may be printed or saved for research or study. This ground was shared with many of the locally based sporting codes but because of its odd shape and lack of available expansion space it was constantly criticised as an Oval not up to the standard for League Football. WEST TORRENS AUSTRALIAN FOOTBALL CLUB MEMBER'S LAPEL BADGE 1955 .. For the first few years the Club was an itinerant side, playing at other sides home grounds and contesting a fair number of their matches at the Jubilee Oval just near the Adelaide Zoo. Welcome to Memorabilia Magic011919 West Torrens Football Club Thebarton Recreation Ground Tin BadgePlease see photos of the actual item you are bidding on. West Torrens introduction to the South Australian Football Association in 1897 was a baptism of fire, as the SAFA refused to recognize Dr. Ralph Potts, the Club Patron, as one of the Clubs chosen delegates. This was a splinter group of dissatisfied members of the Port Adelaide Football Club, who, in 1894, broke from that Club when unable to get games with Port, and formed their own team known as the Port Natives. In 1990 it was decided to merge the club with the Woodville Football Club and West Torrens played their last game in round 20 of the 1990 season. State Library of South Australia: Mortlock Wing exhibitions. The new team trained in a yard behind the Land of Promise Hotel but this was soon found to be inadequate so the players used Port Road as their training track. John Carr subsequently succeeded him. Condition: Used, Condition: Please see photos for the actual item you would be purchasing., Team: SANFL, Authenticity: Original, Era: 1910s Ships on time with tracking, 0 problems with past sales. Associated with Scrapbook ... SANFL Football Memories Website by Keith Leicester. 1919 West Torrens Football Club Thebarton Recreation Ground Tin Badge. It was not until 1902 that the Hindmarsh Council realising the need of a local Oval started to redevelop an irregular shaped paddock known as “Lindsay’s Circus” which was opened in 1905 as Hindmarsh Oval and the home ground of West Torrens Football Club. State Library of South Australia: Mortlock Wing exhibitions. Businesses, interested in using the popularity of football to promote their wares, produce these and many other colourful items. As well as that controversy, the team’s on field performance in its first two games, when it failed even to score and could not field a full complement of the allowed 20 men, was hardly a confident beginning. Location: Happy Valley, South Australia, Initially part of the Adelaide and Suburban Association, in 1895 they joined the South Australian Football Association later known as the South Australia National Football League (SANFL). First mention of a West Torrens team is made as early as May and June 1879 when results of what must have been scratch matches against South Adelaide and North Adelaide (both these sides were members of the South Australian Football Association) were reported upon in the “Register” newspaper.