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Bendigo District Football Association 1901 Season

Teams: 4 then 3
No Finals
On-the-field players: 18
Premiers: Eaglehawk

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BDFA 1901 Season


Round 1


Week 1

Team G P T Notes Team P W L D Pts
Eaglehawk 10 10 70 Wed 15-May - Canterbury Park Eaglehawk 1 1 - - 4
South Bendigo 2 6 18 Umpire:V.Francisco - (Trove) Bendigo 1 1 - - 4
South Bendigo 1 - 1 - -
Bendigo 4 6 30 Wed 15-May - Upper Reserve Sandhurst 1 - 1 - -
Sandhurst 1 0 6 Umpire:W.Conn

Bendigo v Sandhurst - "the old football that was used was difficult to bounce, and made against good play. - Bendigo Independent 16-May-1901"


Week 2

Team G P T Notes Team P W L D Pts
Eaglehawk 9 13 67 Wed 22-May-01 - Canterbury Park Eaglehawk 2 2 - - 8
Sandhurst 1 9 15 Umpire:W.Conn - (Trove) South Bendigo 2 1 1 - 4
Bendigo 2 1 1 - 4
South Bendigo 3 10 28 Wed 22-May-01 - Upper Reserve Sandhurst 2 - 2 - -
Bendigo 2 1 13 Umpire:F.W.Gardiner



Week 3

Team G P T Notes Team P W L D Pts
Bendigo 1 7 13 Wed 29-May-01 - Upper Reserve Eaglehawk 3 2 1 - 8
Eaglehawk 1 4 10 Umpire:W.Conn - (Trove) South Bendigo 3 2 1 - 8
Bendigo 3 2 1 - 8
South Bendigo 5 17 47 Sat 01-Jun-01 - Upper Reserve Sandhurst 3 - 3 - -
Sandhurst 2 9 21 Umpire:F.W.Gardiner - (Trove)

Prior to the Bendigo v Eaglehawk game, South Bendigo played Cummeragunja
11/06/1901 - Sandhurst withdraws from the competition. Further games against Sandhurst a bye


Round 2

Week 4

Team G P T Notes Team P W L D Pts
South Bendigo 6 12 48 Wed 12-Jun-01 - Upper Reserve South Bendigo 4 3 1 - 12
Eaglehawk 2 6 18 Umpire:V.Francisco - (Trove) Eaglehawk 4 2 2 - 8
Bendigo 3 2 1 - 8

Bendigo - Bye

Week 5

Team G P T Notes Team P W L D Pts
South Bendigo 3 8 26 Wed 19-Jun-01 - Upper Reserve South Bendigo 5 4 1 - 16
Bendigo 1 5 11 Umpire:W.Conn - (Trove) Eaglehawk 4 2 2 - 8
Bendigo 4 2 2 - 8

Eaglehawk - Bye

Week 6

Team G P T Notes Team P W L D Pts
Eaglehawk 4 15 39 Wed 26-Jun-01 - Canterbury Park South Bendigo 5 4 1 - 16
Bendigo 2 3 15 Umpire:W.Conn - (Trove) Eaglehawk 5 3 2 - 12
Bendigo 5 2 3 - 8

South Bendigo - Bye

Round 3


Week 7

Team G P T Notes Team P W L D Pts
Eaglehawk 7 8 50 Wed 03-Jul-01 - Canterbury Park South Bendigo 6 4 2 - 16
South Bendigo 4 6 30 Umpire:V.Francisco - (Trove) Eaglehawk 6 4 2 - 16
Bendigo 5 2 3 - 8

2000 spectators
Bendigo - Bye

Week 8

Team G P T Notes Team P W L D Pts
South Bendigo 4 9 33 Wed 10-Jul-01 - Upper Reserve South Bendigo 7 5 2 - 20
Bendigo 2 3 15 Umpire:V.Francisco - (Trove) Eaglehawk 6 4 2 - 16
Bendigo 6 2 4 - 8

Eaglehawk- Bye

Week 9

Team G P T Notes Team P W L D Pts
Eaglehawk 5 12 42 Wed 17-Jul-01 - Upper Reserve South Bendigo 7 5 2 - 20
Bendigo 1 8 14 Umpire: Ivo Crapp - (Trove) Eaglehawk 7 5 2 - 20
Bendigo 7 2 5 - 8

South Bendigo - Bye

Round 4


Week 10

Team G P T Notes Team P W L D Pts
South Bendigo 6 6 42 Wed 24-Jul-01 - Upper Reserve South Bendigo 8 6 2 - 24
Eaglehawk 2 4 16 Umpire: Ivo Crapp - (Trove) Eaglehawk 8 5 3 - 20
Bendigo 7 2 5 - 8

4000 spectators
Bendigo - Bye

Week 11

Team G P T Notes Team P W L D Pts
Bendigo 4 8 32 Wed 31-Jul-01 - Upper Reserve South Bendigo 9 6 3 - 24
South Bendigo 2 4 16 Umpire: Ivo Crapp - (Trove) Eaglehawk 8 5 3 - 20
Bendigo 8 3 5 - 12

Eaglehawk - Bye

Week 12

Team G P T Notes Team P W L D Pts
Eaglehawk 6 1 37 Wed 07-Aug-01 - Canterbury Park South Bendigo 9 6 3 - 24
Bendigo 3 11 29 Umpire: Ivo Crapp - (Trove) Eaglehawk 9 6 3 - 24
Bendigo 9 3 6 - 12

South Bendigo - Bye

Round 5


Week 13

Team G P T Notes Team P W L D Pts
Eaglehawk 4 6 30 Wed 14-Aug-01 - Canterbury Park Eaglehawk 10 7 3 - 28
South Bendigo 0 6 6 Umpire: Ivo Crapp - (Trove) South Bendigo 10 6 4 - 24
Bendigo 9 3 6 - 12

"With the opening of the Eaglehawk town hall and the most important football game of the season. Bendigo city 'assumed a quite deserted appearance"
Bendigo - Bye

Week 14

Team G P T Notes Team P W L D Pts
Bendigo 4 3 27 Wed 21-Aug-01 - Canterbury Park Eaglehawk 10 7 3 - 28
South Bendigo 2 8 20 Umpire: Carriss - (Trove) South Bendigo 11 6 5 - 24
Bendigo 10 4 6 - 16

Eaglehawk - Bye

Week 15

Team G P T Notes Team P W L D Pts
Bendigo 4 5 29 Wed 28-Aug-01 - Canterbury Park Eaglehawk 11 7 4 - 28
Eaglehawk 4 1 25 Umpire: Ivo Crapp - (Trove) South Bendigo 11 6 5 - 24
Bendigo 11 5 6 - 20

South Bendigo - Bye


Premiers

Eaglehawk


Other Matches


Team G P T Notes Team P W L D Pts
Eaglehawk 10 8 68 Sat 25-May-01 - Canterbury Park
Cummeragunja 3 10 28 Umpire: Woods - (Trove)

Cummeragunja Mission (Indigenous Team)
"The play of the visitors was admired by all. It was unhesitatingly quick, their marking was good and sure, and their twist kicking and hand-balling often won applause." - Bend Ind 27-May-1901


Team G P T Notes Team P W L D Pts
South Bendigo 2 7 19 Wed 29-May-01 - Upper Reserve
Cummeragunja 2 4 16 Umpire: Gardiner - (Trove)



Team G P T Notes Team P W L D Pts
Bendigo 5 8 38 Sat 15-Jun-01 - Upper Reserve
Sandhurst 2 4 16 - (Trove)

A scratch match and farewell game, Sandhurst having already dissolved


Team G P T Notes Team P W L D Pts
Bendigo Association 9 7 61 Sat 13-Jul-01 - Upper Reserve
Castlemaine Association 3 1 19 - (Trove)



Team G P T Notes Team P W L D Pts
Bendigo Association 7 7 49 Sat 27-Jul-01 - Upper Reserve
North Melbourne 3 3 21 Umpire:Conn - (Trove)

"the association team played much tho better game, and was inferior to tlia visitors only in the matter of hand ball, an aspect of the game which has not yet fully developed itself in Bendigo." - BendAdv 29-Jul-1901



Team G P T Notes Team P W L D Pts
Bendigo Association 8 15 63 Sat 10-Aug-01 - Camp Reserve, Castlemaine
Castlemaine Association 7 7 49 - (Trove)



Team G P T Notes Team P W L D Pts
Eaglehawk 14 9 93 Sat 24-Aug-01 - Canterbury Park
Maldon 5 2 32 Umpire:J.Coakes - (Trove)




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