South City Chiefs

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Full name South City Chiefs
American Football Club
Nickname Chiefs
Sport Gridiron (American football)
Founded 1988
First season 1988
League South Australian Gridiron Association
Home ground West Adelaide Football Club
Milner St
President Andrew Hurcombe
Head coach Drew Akin
2016 Runners - Up
Red / White / Blue Trim

The Adelaide Chiefs American Football Club is a sporting club competing in the South Australian Gridiron Association league.


The South City Chiefs were formed in June 1988 by founding members Lyn and Trevor Dean, Bill Maye, Bob McPherson, Glenn Michell and Mark Szolga. The club was originally based in the inner southern suburbs of Adelaide South Australia at Forrestville/Millswood, to where it is currently at the Marion Sports and Community Club.

The Chiefs colours are red, white and blue and the official club logo is an Indian Chief Head.

The Chiefs have had a proud history, with the senior team winning one championship in the 98/99 season and were runners up in 90/91, 05/06, 08/09, 2009, 2010, 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2016. The juniors have won four championships in 2007, 2008, 2011 and most recently in 2013 going undefeated in all campaigns We have produced a number of players that have represented South Australia and Australia and we boast to having the only player (Andrew Hurcombe) in Australian history to run for over 12,000 yards.

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