New South Wales Australian National Football League

Season 1953

 

Results

 

Round 1

Western Suburbs 16-24-120 North Shore 12-8-80

Liverpool 12-16-88 Sydney 10-26-86

Newtown 22-17-149 South Sydney 11-11-77

St. George 17-19-121 Balmain 8-7-55

Eastern Suburbs 29-25-199 Sydney University 3-6-24

 

Round 2

Sydney 12-8-80 North Shore 10-15-75

Eastern Suburbs 27-21-183 Liverpool 7-3-45

Balmain 9-14-68 Sydney University 8-16-64

South Sydney 17-18-120 St. George 13-15-93

Newtown 11-13-79 Western Suburbs 10-17-77

 

Round 3

Eastern Suburbs 19-16-130 Newtown 6-10-46

Liverpool 8-18-66 North Shore 7-9-51

South Sydney 28-17-185 Sydney University 9-16-70

St. George 19-25-139 Sydney 10-6-66

Western Suburbs 16-16-112 Balmain 9-12-66

 

Round 4

St. George 14-13-97 North Shore 6-8-44

Newtown 14-15-99 Sydney University 1-6-12

Western Suburbs 20-23-143 Sydney 2-3-15

Liverpool 7-13-55 Balmain 3-0-18

Eastern Suburbs 23-18-156 South Sydney 5-9-39

 

Round 5

Western Suburbs 12-6-78 South Sydney 6-18-54

Newtown 20-12-132 Liverpool 7-12-54

North Shore 11-11-77 Sydney University 10-13-73

St. George 18-12-120 Eastern Suburbs 14-10-94

Balmain 10-14-74 Sydney 10-8-68

 

Round 6

Sydney University 16-9-105 Sydney 7-14-56

Newtown 17-12-114 St. George 11-9-75

North Shore 13-15-93 Balmain 10-11-71

Eastern Suburbs 10-14-74 Western Suburbs 4-8-32

South Sydney 11-16-82 Liverpool 9-8-62

 

Round 7

Eastern Suburbs 15-19-109 Balmain 5-6-36

South Sydney 14-19-103 Sydney 6-9-45

St. George 17-19-121 Liverpool 7-8-50

Western Suburbs 20-21-141 Sydney University 4-2-26

Newtown 12-14-86 North Shore 10-16-76

 

Round 8

St. George 14-14-98 Western Suburbs 9-6-60

Liverpool 9-12-66 Sydney University 6-6-42

South Sydney 12-22-94 Balmain 11-8-74

Newtown 15-16-106 Sydney 11-7-73

Eastern Suburbs 15-16-106 North Shore 8-9-57

 

Round 9

South Sydney 11-10-76 North Shore 7-9-51

Eastern Suburbs 19-18-132 Sydney 4-9-33

St. George 28-18-186 Sydney University 9-5-59

Newtown 16-26-122 Balmain 4-5-29

Western Suburbs 13-17-95 Liverpool 12-10-82

 

Round 10

Liverpool 10-18-78 Sydney 11-10-76

St. George 20-12-132 Balmain 16-14-110

Eastern Suburbs 20-24-144 Sydney University 6-7-43

North Shore 11-9-75 Western Suburbs 10-8-68

Newtown 14-14-98 South Sydney 3-12-30

 

Round 11

Newtown 12-14-86 Western Suburbs 8-19-67

Eastern Suburbs 14-13-97 Liverpool 9-4-58

North Shore 14-13-97 Sydney 6-6-42

St. George 12-8-80 South Sydney 8-11-59

Balmain 7-15-57 Sydney University 7-8-50

 

Round 12

North Shore 11-1-67 Liverpool 4-5-29

Eastern Suburbs 14-12-96 Newtown 11-3-69

South Sydney 11-14-80 Sydney University 6-6-42

St. George 22-16-148 Sydney 13-13-91

Western Suburbs 19-23-137 Balmain 2-10-22

 

Round 13

Liverpool 19-8-122 Balmain 9-11-65

Western Suburbs 13-22-100 Sydney 5-12-42

Newtown 7-17-59 Sydney University 4-7-31

Eastern Suburbs 11-11-77 South Sydney 3-15-33

North Shore 14-12-96 St. George 14-6-90

 

Round 14

Eastern Suburbs 15-20-110 St. George 13-6-84

South Sydney 15-6-96 Western Suburbs 11-14-80

Newtown 21-15-141 Liverpool 5-8-38

Sydney 11-14-80 Balmain 3-7-25

North Shore 11-18-84 Sydney University 8-3-51

 

Round 15

Liverpool 10-6-66 South Sydney 8-14-62

Eastern Suburbs 14-16-100 Western Suburbs 13-12-90

Sydney 11-14-80 Sydney University 10-12-72

North Shore 14-25-109 Balmain 9-8-62

St. George 12-21-93 Newtown 12-18-90

 

Round 16

Western Suburbs 15-22-112 Sydney University 4-6-30

Newtown 11-15-81 North Shore 9-15-69

Sydney 8-6-54 South Sydney 6-17-53

St. George 10-17-77 Liverpool 8-7-55

Eastern Suburbs 23-14-152 Balmain 4-3-27

 

Round 17

St. George 18-19-127 Western Suburbs 14-17-101

Liverpool 9-6-60 Sydney University 4-8-32

Eastern Suburbs 17-28-130 North Shore 12-7-79

Newtown 16-19-115 Sydney 13-6-84

South Sydney 22-30-162 Balmain 8-7-55

 

Round 18

South Sydney 12-16-88 North Shore 11-19-85

Eastern Suburbs 27-25-187 Sydney 6-9-45

St. George 21-19-145 Sydney University 9-12-66

Western Suburbs 24-25-169 Liverpool 7-10-52

Newtown 25-29-179 Balmain 2-6-18

 

Final ladder

 

1953

Club

Played

Won

Lost

Drawn

For

Against

%

Points

1

Eastern Suburbs

18

17

1

0

2276

960

237.1

68

2

Newtown

18

15

3

0

1851

1129

164.0

60

3

St. George

18

14

4

0

2026

1440

140.7

56

4

Western Suburbs

18

10

8

0

1782

1204

148.0

40

5

South Sydney

18

10

8

0

1493

1415

105.5

40

6

North Shore

18

8

10

0

1365

1416

96.4

32

7

Liverpool

18

8

10

0

1126

1596

70.6

32

8

Sydney

18

4

14

0

1116

1840

60.7

16

9

Balmain

18

3

15

0

932

1961

47.5

12

10

Sydney University

18

1

17

0

892

1898

47.0

4

 

Total

180

90

90

0

14859

14859

 

360

 

 

Finals matches

 

First Semi-Final

Western Suburbs 12-11-83 St. George 8-12-60 Venue: Trumper Park

 

Second Semi-Final

Eastern Suburbs 18-18-126 Newtown 8-15-63 Venue: Trumper Park

 

Preliminary Final

Western Suburbs 14-14-98 Newtown 13-12-90 Venue: Trumper Park

 

Grand Final

Eastern Suburbs 21-22-148 Western Suburbs 15-12-102 Venue: Trumper Park

 

 

1953 premiers: Eastern Suburbs

 

 

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First created: 23 May 2020
Last updated: 24 May 2020

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