New South Wales Australian National Football League

Season 1963

 

Season notes

Bankstown and Liverpool fielded a joint team for this season.

 

Results

 

Round 1 - 6th/7th April 1963

Balmain 11-6-72 Sydney University 9-10-64 Venue: Erskineville Oval

Newtown 17-8-110 St. George 12-10-82 Venue: Picken Oval

Western Suburbs 13-12-90 North Shore 9-14-68 Venue: North Sydney Oval

Sydney Naval 17-17-119 Eastern Suburbs 8-14-62 Venue: Trumper Park

South Sydney 16-19-115 Bankstown/Liverpool 13-12-90 Venue: Picken Oval

Parramatta -- BYE

 

Round 2 - 13th/14th April 1963

Sydney Naval 13-10-88 Sydney University 10-10-70 Venue: Trumper Park

St. George 20-25-145 Parramatta 16-12-108 Venue: Hurstville Oval

North Shore 11-16-82 South Sydney 8-13-61 Venue: Erskineville Oval

Balmain 9-15-69 Eastern Suburbs 8-15-63 Venue: Trumper Park

Western Suburbs 23-24-162 Bankstown/Liverpool 6-7-43 Venue: Bankstown Oval

Newtown -- BYE

 

Round 3 - 20th/21st April 1963

Western Suburbs 12-17-89 Eastern Suburbs 10-7-67 Venue: Picken Oval

Sydney Naval 8-23-71 Newtown 5-13-43 Venue: Trumper Park

St. George 15-13-103 North Shore 14-18-102 Venue: North Sydney Oval

Sydney University 16-11-107 South Sydney 11-11-77 Venue: Trumper Park

Balmain 15-14-104 Parramatta 14-12-96 Venue: Erskineville Oval

Bankstown/Liverpool -- BYE

 

Round 4 washed out 27th/28th April and played on 4th/5th August

 

Round 5 - 4th/5th May 1963

North Shore 15-18-108 Parramatta 8-12-60 Venue: Trumper Park

St. George 12-19-91 Bankstown/Liverpool 9-9-63 Venue: Hurstville Oval

Newtown 12-8-80 Sydney University 4-16-40 Venue: Erskineville Oval

South Sydney 15-13-103 Eastern Suburbs 11-9-75 Venue: Trumper Park

Balmain 8-9-57 Sydney Naval 7-15-57 Venue: Picken Oval

Western Suburbs -- BYE

 

Round 6 - 11th/12th May 1963

North Shore 16-15-111 Bankstown/Liverpool 2-5-17 Venue: Picken Oval

Western Suburbs 10-17-77 Sydney University 3-6-24 Venue: Picken Oval

Sydney Naval 13-14-92 South Sydney 5-8-38 Venue: Trumper Park

Eastern Suburbs 17-7-109 Parramatta 13-14-92 Venue: Trumper Park

Newtown 13-16-94 Balmain 7-12-54 Venue: Erskineville Oval

St. George -- BYE

 

Round 7 - 18th/19th May 1963

St. George 15-15-105 Eastern Suburbs 0-2-2 Venue: Trumper Park

South Sydney 8-4-52 Parramatta 2-8-20 Venue: Erskineville Oval

Sydney University 10-13-73 Bankstown/Liverpool 3-19-37 Venue: Sydney University No. 1 Oval

North Shore 10-10-70 Newtown 11-3-69 Venue: Trumper Park

Western Suburbs 15-20-110 Sydney Naval 9-4-58 Venue: Picken Oval

Balmain -- BYE

 

Round 8 - 25th May & 8th/9th June 1963

Balmain 10-8-68 South Sydney 9-12-66 Venue: Trumper Park

Parramatta 15-10-100 Bankstown/Liverpool 6-17-53 Venue: Bankstown Oval

Sydney Naval 14-17-101 St. George 11-11-77 Venue: Hurstville Oval

North Shore 18-14-122 Sydney University 6-7-43 Venue: Trumper Park

Western Suburbs 14-12-96 Newtown 11-6-72 Venue: Trumper Park

Eastern Suburbs -- BYE

 

Round 9 - 1st/2nd June 1963

North Shore 15-13-103 Eastern Suburbs 11-14-80 Venue: Trumper Park

Western Suburbs 11-26-92 South Sydney 11-6-72 Venue: Trumper Park

Sydney Naval 17-26-128 Bankstown/Liverpool 5-2-32 Venue: Picken Oval

St. George 20-15-135 Balmain 4-7-31 Venue: Erskineville Oval

Newtown 18-25-133 Parramatta 8-9-57 Venue: Mona Park

Sydney University -- BYE

 

Round 10 - 15th/16th June 1963

Sydney University 6-11-47 St. George 5-12-42 Venue: Picken Oval

Sydney Naval 8-13-61 Parramatta 7-2-44 Venue: Trumper Park

Eastern Suburbs 15-14-104 Bankstown/Liverpool 8-16-64 Venue: Erskineville Oval

Newtown 9-18-72 South Sydney 8-8-56 Venue: Trumper Park

Western Suburbs 13-20-98 Balmain 9-8-62 Venue: Picken Oval

North Shore -- BYE

 

Round 11 - 22nd/23rd June 1963

Sydney Naval 12-19-91 Eastern Suburbs 8-5-53 Venue: Trumper Park

North Shore 12-13-85 Western Suburbs 9-18-72 Venue: Picken Oval

Newtown 10-4-64 St. George 7-15-57 Venue: Erskineville Oval

South Sydney 14-11-95 Bankstown/Liverpool 9-12-66 Venue: Picken Oval

Balmain 15-18-108 Sydney University 10-11-71 Venue: Trumper Park

Parramatta -- BYE

 

Round 12 - 29th/30th June 1963

St. George 15-25-115 South Sydney 4-8-32 Venue: Trumper Park

Western Suburbs 17-16-118 Parramatta 3-7-25 Venue: Mona Park

Sydney University 9-16-70 Eastern Suburbs 8-6-54 Venue: Trumper Park

Newtown 26-25-181 Bankstown/Liverpool 0-2-2 Venue: Picken Oval

North Shore 14-7-91 Balmain 6-8-44 Venue: Erskineville Oval

Sydney Naval -- BYE

 

Round 13 - 6th/7th July 1963

St. George 14-13-97 Western Suburbs 11-9-75 Venue: Hurstville Oval

Sydney University 13-10-88 Parramatta 12-8-80 Venue: Erskineville Oval

Newtown 21-23-149 Eastern Suburbs 7-11-53 Venue: Trumper Park

Balmain 18-23-131 Bankstown/Liverpool 6-12-48 Venue: Trumper Park

North Shore 11-10-76 Sydney Naval 9-13-67 Venue: North Sydney Oval

South Sydney -- BYE

 

Round 14 - 13th/14th July & 10th August 1963

Western Suburbs 7-12-54 Sydney Naval 6-8-44 Venue: Trumper Park

Sydney University 12-11-83 Bankstown/Liverpool 4-7-31 Venue: Picken Oval

St. George 13-9-87 Eastern Suburbs 2-11-23 Venue: Picken Oval

Newtown 8-14-62 North Shore 3-16-34 Venue: North Sydney Oval

South Sydney 7-16-58 Parramatta 8-8-56 Venue: Trumper Park

Balmain -- BYE

 

Round 15 - 20th/21st July 1963

Balmain 12-17-89 Parramatta 13-8-86 Venue: Picken Oval

South Sydney 12-9-81 Sydney University 7-12-54 Venue: Erskineville Oval

North Shore 17-11-113 St. George 14-9-93 Venue: Hurstville Oval

Western Suburbs 27-14-176 Eastern Suburbs 6-7-43 Venue: Trumper Park

Sydney Naval 9-18-72 Newtown 9-13-67 Venue: Trumper Park

Bankstown/Liverpool -- BYE

 

Round 16 - 27th/28th July 1963

Western Suburbs 13-20-98 Newtown 13-14-92 Venue: Picken Oval

South Sydney 13-7-85 Balmain 12-4-76 Venue: Trumper Park

North Shore 24-14-158 Eastern Suburbs 9-8-62 Venue: North Sydney Oval

St. George 14-15-99 Sydney Naval 10-8-68 Venue: Trumper Park

Parramatta 13-16-94 Bankstown/Liverpool 5-14-44 Venue: Mona Park

Sydney University -- BYE

 

Round 4 - 4th/5th August 1963

Postponed matches from 20th/21st April

Balmain 26-15-171 Bankstown/Liverpool 4-5-29 Venue: Trumper Park

Newtown 18-17-125 Eastern Suburbs 16-8-104 Venue: Erskineville Oval

Sydney University 11-21-87 Parramatta 10-5-65 Venue: Sydney University No. 1 Oval

Sydney Naval 15-15-105 North Shore 11-13-79 Venue: Trumper Park

Western Suburbs 12-9-81 St. George 10-20-80 Venue: Picken Oval

South Sydney -- BYE

 

Final ladder

 

1963

Club

Played

Won

Lost

Drawn

Bye

For

Against

%

Points

1

Western Suburbs

15

13

2

0

1

1488

932

159.7

56

2

North Shore

15

11

4

0

1

1402

1028

136.4

48

3

Sydney Naval

15

10

4

1

1

1222

961

127.2

46

4

Newtown

15

10

5

0

1

1413

946

149.4

44

5

St. George

15

9

6

0

1

1408

1020

138.0

40

6

Balmain

14

8

5

1

1

1136

1083

104.9

38

7

South Sydney

14

7

7

0

1

991

1065

93.1

32

8

Sydney University

14

7

7

0

1

921

1014

90.8

32

9

Parramatta

14

2

12

0

1

983

1249

78.7

12

10

Eastern Suburbs

15

2

13

0

1

954

1600

59.6

12

11

Bankstown/Liverpool

14

0

14

0

1

619

1639

37.8

4

 

Total

160

79

79

2

11

12537

12537

 

364

 

Prior to the season, teams were graded into two sections based on 1962 rankings.

For the draw, the top six teams played each other twice, the bottom five teams played each other twice, and the lower five met the top six only once.

Four-point byes were only awarded to clubs for byes in the Rounds 1 to 10 and Round 12.

 

 

Finals matches

 

First Semi-Final -- 18 August 1963

Sydney Naval 11-9-75 Newtown 17-19-121 Venue: Trumper Park

 

Second Semi-Final -- 25 August 1963

Western Suburbs 14-10-94 North Shore 7-10-52 Venue: Trumper Park

 

Preliminary Final -- 1 September 1963

Newtown 18-13-121 North Shore 11-15-81 Venue: Trumper Park

 

Grand Final -- 8 September 1963

Western Suburbs 14-14-98 Newtown 12-16-88 Venue: Trumper Park. Attendance: 11,337.

 

 

1963 premiers: Western Suburbs

 

 

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