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Reference_ 1920 VFA Grand Final





Introduction


Season and Lead-up

Footscray vs North Melbourne unfinished semi-final had to be replayed as crowd prevented a kick that might have won the game

Teams

Footscray

B:Vic SamsonJack MeulemanC. Miller
HB:Len JonnsonCharlie GriersonBill Edwards
C:Sam HoldenJohnny GriersonLes Govan
HF:Percy MayburyVernon BanburyAubrey McKenzie
F:Paddy L’EstrangeJohnny CraddockRoy Park
Foll:Jack Howell b1895J Carmody
Rov:Johnny Martin



Brunswick

B:Rowley FaustSwiftHorrie Jose
HB:Leo McInerneyTom HassettGrimster
C:Jimmy GoonanMayDick O'Connor
HF:StevensonCahillShand
F:KielyChristieLeo Sullivan
Foll:Arthur AdamsMoore
Rov:Frank Alessio


Reference_ 1920 VFA Grand Final - Winning Team (Footscray)
Reference_ 1920 VFA Grand Final - Defeated Team (Brunswick)


The Game

Venue: East Melbourne Cricket Ground
Date: Sat 9-Oct-1920
Attendance: 18,000
Rules: 18 players on field - No Substitutes/Interchange
Umpire - Hurley

TeamsQ1Q2Q3Final
Footscray3.3 (21)5.4 (34)6.7 (43)10.9 (69)
Brunswick1.5 (11)3.12 (30)6.15 (51)8.18 (66)


Goal Kickers
Footscray: Park 5, Craddock 3, Howell, Martin
Brunswick: Christie 3, Kieley 2, Alessio, Cahill, Moore


Match Previews


Match Reviews

Australasian 16-Oct-1920 p21
Independent Footscray 16-Oct-1920 p1
The Age 11-Oct-1920 p11
Argus 11-Oct-1920 p11

Photos

Weekly Times 16-Oct-1920 p34
Australasian 16-Oct-1920 p28

The Aftermath


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1920_VFA_season
http://www.thegapchessclub.org.au/vfa/1920.htm

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