The SGFC was first founded in 1889 by James Fitzgerald. With 37 first grade premierships since, South has the second most premierships in South Australia and is the equal fourth most successful Australian Rules football clubs of all time.

Most Premierships in Australia

  • 42 – South Bunbury (WA)
  • 41 – North Currie (Tas)
  • 38 – Irishtown (Tas)
  • 37 – South Gawler (SA)
  • 37 – Mines Rovers (WA)
  • 36 – Cummins Ramblers (SA)
  • 35 – Port Adelaide (SA)
  • 34 – Cygnet (Tas)
  • 34 – Currie (Tas)
  • 33 – Geelong West (Vic)
  • 32 – Gascoyne Ramblers (WA)
Most Premierships in South Australia

  • 37 – South Gawler
  • 36 – Cummins Ramblers
  • 35 – Port Adelaide
  • 31 – Cleve
  • 30 – Waybacks
  • 29 – West Augusta
  • 28 – Solomontown
  • 28 – St Marks
  • 27 – Norwood
  • 26 – Mundulla
  • 26 – Loxton
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SANFL

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