THE CURSE OF THE PRESIDENTS WIFE

Years in which the reigning premier failed to win their opening game.

14

1900, 1901, 1902, 1903, 1907, 1909, 1913, 1915*, 1916, 1917*, 1919, 1920, 1921, 1924,

 

*Draw


Years the reigning premier did win their opening game.

19

1898, 1899, 1904, 1905, 1906, 1908, 1910, 1911, 1912, 1914, 1918, 1922, 1923, 1925, 1926, 1927, 1928, 1929, 1930, 1931