sportsmed is proud to be affiliated and partnered with the following clubs, communities and organisations.
Adelaide City Football Club
Adelaide City is South Australia’s most successful football club with a remarkable 17 championships and was a founding member of Australia’s National Soccer League (NSL). Now competing in the state’s National Premier League (NPL) competition, the club also boasts an impressive junior system and women’s team.
Our practitioners provide expert medical support including injury prevention, management, treatment and rehabilitation services to the renowned local club. Both junior and senior players have priority access to a team of practitioners solely dedicated to the club along with our weekend injury clinic for any injuries sustained on match day that require immediate attention.
Adelaide University Soccer Club
Adelaide University Soccer Club is one of South Australia’s oldest and proudest football teams. The club has existed since 1936, providing football opportunities for men, women, junior girls and junior boys across more than 30 teams.
The prestigious club currently receives dedicated medical support and priority access to our range of services at sportsmed. The medical support and priority appointment service extends to players of all ages and grades of competition from juniors and amateurs right through to State League 2 team. Players, trainers and club medical staff on game day can also contact an on-call sportsmed practitioner to receive expert advice and address any urgent concerns.
MetroStars Soccer Club
MetroStars joined the SA Amateur Soccer League in 1994 but quickly progressed to join the SA Soccer Federation State League competition in 1999. In that same year MetroStars created history by becoming the only club to gain promotion to the top level Premier League in its inaugural year. Since its inception the Club has achieved success both on and off the field as they continue to build for the future.
Our Orthopaedic Surgeon Dr Nick Wallwork and weekend team provide expert medical support including injury prevention, management, treatment and rehabilitation services to the club. Club members and players are entitled to an initial injury assessment by doctor or physio at a fixed price with minimal gap, onsite radiology services including x-ray, CT, MRI and ultrasound medical imaging, and priority appointment access to specialist practitioners within three days.
Port Adelaide Football Club
The Port Adelaide Football Club is widely recognised as the most successful senior football club, not only in South Australia but Australia-wide. The club’s senior team competes in the Australian Football League (AFL), whilst its reserves and development teams (Port Adelaide Magpies) compete in the South Australian National Football League (SANFL). Port Adelaide is the oldest professional sporting club in South Australia and the fifth-oldest club in the AFL. The club has won 36 SANFL premierships and one AFL premiership in 2004.
sportsmed is Port Adelaide’s medical support team in both the AFL and SANFL. Our Doctors Dr Mark Fisher, Dr Damian Newberry and Dr Robert Buckley currently work with the club.
South Australian Sports Medicine Assocation
SA Sports Medicine Association (SASMA) has provided the sport, physical activity and recreation community with expert information, training and advice for over fifty years. Through their multidisciplinary membership, SASMA provide advice on a diverse range of sport and exercise medicine issues.
We work closely with SASMA to provide education and training to sports trainers who assist at clubs, schools, national and international events. Education and training focuses on sports injury prevention and management.
Sturt Football Club
Nicknamed the Double Blues, Sturt Football Club competes in the SANFL and are the current reigning premiers. A proud club, Sturt has won a total of 15 premierships since their inception in 1901.
sportsmed is Sturt’s medical support team with our Orthopaedic Surgeons Dr Matthew Hutchinson, Dr David Martin, Dr Shahram Shahrokhi, Dr Andrew Saies and Dr Rob Wallace involved in the club. Our Doctor Dr Damian Newberry also provides support and advice to the club.
Victor Harbor Football Club
The Victor Harbor Football Club have fielded teams since 1885 in conjunction with the Great Southern Football League. The Club currently has six teams competing every Saturday, drawing players from local schools, colleges and metropolitan Adelaide. Promoting the importance of fitness and lifestyle, Victor Harbor runs its football programs at both senior and junior levels.
Our team of orthopaedic surgeons currently consulting in Victor Harbor and Goolwa provide dedicated medical support including injury prevention, treatment and rehabilitation services to the proud local club. At least one sportsmed surgeon is on-call, available to trainers and club medical staff to contact on game day, while all Kangaroo members will have priority access to our visiting team of specialists in Victor Harbor and Goolwa.
West Adelaide Football Club
A club with a colourful history, West Adelaide was formed in 1892 wearing red, white and blue before switching to the old Adelaide Football club colours of red and black when it joined the South Australian Football Association in 1897. Since the inception of the SANFL, the club has won nine premierships and produced a number of AFL superstars including Brownlow Medallists Bernie Smith, Adam Cooney and Mark Ricciuto.
sportsmed is currently the Bloods’ medical support team with our Physiotherapist Brendan O’Leary, Dr Angela Moran and Exercise Physiologist Matt Muir providing services to the club.