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Sturt Football Club postcard
Title : Sturt Football Club postcard Sturt Football Club postcard
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Place Of Creation : [Adelaide?]
Date of creation : [1906?]
Format : Ephemera
Dimensions : 140 x 90 mm
Contributor : State Library of South Australia
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Description :
A postcard sent to Miss Ethel Lucy of Modbury from her Uncle Len that shows his support of the Sturt Football Club. Dated September 2nd 1906.

1906 was the year that Sturt first made the South Australian Football Association (forerunner to the South Australian National Football League) finals but they were not to win their first premiership until 1915.

During the 1906 season Sturt included the 1903 Magarey Medallist HS 'Taffy' Waye who would drive a horse and buggy from Willunga to ovals all over Adelaide every Saturday to pull on the double-blue.
Period : 1884-1913
Region : Adelaide metropolitan area
Further reading :
Lysikatos, John. A century of Sturt, Unley, SA : Sturt Football Club, c2002
Lysikatos, John. True blue : the history of the Sturt Football Club, [Unley, S. Aust.] : Sturt Football Club, c1995
Lysikatos, John. Sturt Football Club premiership anniversary, 1926, 1966, 1976, [Unley, S. Aust.] : Sturt Football Club, c1996
Lysikatos, John. Sturt : the Unley story, [Unley, S. Aust. : [Sturt Football Club], c1998
Whimpress, Bernard. The South Australian football story, West Lakes, S. Aust. : South Australian National Football League, 1983.
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