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Overview

It is the main competition for South Australian clubs.
In the first years it was also played a knockout competition that was eventually discontinued but, after 1954, nothing is known about it.


Honours Roll

Season:WinnersRunners upFormatResult
2019Burnside (4)BrightonFinal24-23
2018Brighton (32)BurnsideFinal28-26
2017Brighton (31)BurnsideFinal34-21
2016Old Collegians (13)OnkaparingaFinal27-24
2015Onkaparinga (2)Old CollegiansFinal39-10
2014Old Collegians (12)BurnsideFinal41-19
2013Brighton (30)Old CollegiansFinal22-19
2012Brighton (29)Old CollegiansFinal22-8
2011Brighton (28)Old CollegiansFinal29-21
2010Brighton (27)BurnsideFinal46-5
2009Brighton (26)BurnsideFinal44-12
2008Brighton (25)Old CollegiansFinal20-16
2007Southern Suburbs (2)BrightonFinal20-16
2006Old Collegians (11)BrightonFinal30-27
2005Brighton (24)Old CollegiansFinal20-18
2004Brighton (23)Southern SuburbsFinal28-12
2003Southern Suburbs (1)BrightonFinal15-13
2002Port Adelaide (2)Old CollegiansFinal27-16
2001Old Collegians (10)BrightonFinal23-20
2000Brighton (22)Southern SuburbsFinal65-12
1999Burnside (3)BrightonFinal28-17
1998Old Collegians (9)BrightonFinal14-10
1997Brighton (21)BurnsideFinal29-20
1996Brighton (20)BurnsideFinal22-18
1995Brighton (19)BurnsideFinal26-22
1994Brighton (18)OnkaparingaFinal16-11
1993Brighton (17)BurnsideFinal15-6
1992Brighton (16)West TorrensFinal36-7
1991Old Collegians (8)OnkaparingaFinal9-0
1990Burnside (2)OnkaparingaFinal16-7
1989Brighton (15)BurnsideFinal12-6
1988West Torrens (4) Final???
1987Onkaparinga (1) Final???
1986Brighton (14)Old CollegiansFinal23-16
1985Brighton (13)OnkaparingaFinal14-12
1984Brighton (12)Old CollegiansFinal18-3
1983Brighton (11)Old CollegiansFinal7-0
1982Old Collegians (7) Final???
1981Brighton (10)West TorrensFinal36-4
1980Brighton (9)BurnsideFinal12-3
1979Brighton (8)Old CollegiansFinal9-3
1978Brighton (7)Old CollegiansFinal19-6
1977Brighton (6)BurnsideFinal7-6
1976Glenelg (5) Final???
1975Old Collegians (6) Final???
1974Glenelg (4) Final???
1973Glenelg (3) Final???
1972Glenelg (2)ElizabethFinal12-3
1971Old Collegians (5)GlenelgFinal6-3
1970Old Collegians (4)ElizabethFinal9-8
1969Elizabeth (1)WoodvilleFinal24-10
1968Glenelg (1)ElizabethFinal14-11
1967Old Collegians (3)ElizabethFinal19-18
1966Adelaide University (9)Old CollegiansFinal11-6
1965Adelaide University (8)WoodvilleFinal41-3
1964Adelaide University (7)WoodvilleFinal11-8
1963Burnside (1)WoodvilleFinal14-5
1962Woodville (10) Final???
1961West Torrens (3) Final???
1960Adelaide University (6)WoodvilleFinal5-3
1959Old Collegians (2)West TorrensFinal9-5
1958Woodville (9) Final???
1957Woodville (8) Final???
1956Old Collegians (1) Final???
1955Woodville (7) Final???
1954Woodville (6)West TorrensFinal11-9
1953Woodville (5)West TorrensFinal5-0
1952West Torrens (2)WoodvilleFinal16-8
1951Adelaide University (5)West TorrensFinal6-3
1950Adelaide University (4)WoodvilleFinal6-6
1949Woodville (4)West TorrensFinal11-8
1948Adelaide University (3)WoodvilleFinal14-9
1947Woodville (3)Adelaide UniversityRound Robin 
1946Port Adelaide (1)BurnsideRound Robin 
1945West Torrens (1)WoodvilleRound Robin 
1939Woodville (2)Adelaide UniversityRound Robin 
1938Adelaide University (2)WoodvilleTie breaker19-6
1937Woodville (1)Adelaide UniversityRound Robin 
1936Waratah (2)Adelaide UniversityRound Robin 
1935Waratah (1)Adelaide UniversityFinal26-8
1934Adelaide University (1)NavyRound Robin 
1933Navy (1)Adelaide UniversityFinal14-9




Sources

sa.rugby - South Australia Rugby official site
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/South_Australia_Rugby_Union - Wikipedia pages about rugby in South Australia
matchcentre.rugby.com.au - Rugby Australia results site
rugby.sportwriter.org/home/au/sa - Site about rugby in the southern emisphere
trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper - Australian digitalized newspaper archive
Every site was scanned using also web.archive.org