Reference_ 1921 VFA Grand Final


Season and Lead-up

The final between Footscray and Williamstown on 8 October was abandoned midway through the third quarter when the ground was hit by a heavy hailstorm, forcing the game to be replayed the following week.



B:Tom GeislerHerb MilesCharlie Stanbridge
HB:Richard CondonBob KingJack MacDonald
C:Jack O’ConnellDave EllimanL. Smith
HF:Jim CaldwellHarry HaughtonHugh Munro
F:Fred CarpenterJim McAuliffeStan Mitchell
Foll:Jim 'Corker' JamiesonP. Armstrong
Rov:Norm McDonald


B:William DoolanJack MeulemanCharlie Grierson
HB:George OgilvieJoe SherryBill McIntyre
C:Frank Nielsen b1891Percy Maybury (c)Sam Holden
HF:Vic SamsonJack O'Brien b1898Aubrey McKenzie
F:Matt O'DonohueRoy ParkPercy Ellingsen
Foll:Jack Howell b1895Vic Smith
Rov:Johnny Martin

Reference_ 1921 VFA Grand Final - Winning Team (Williamstown)
Reference_ 1921 VFA Grand Final - Defeated Team (Footscray)

The Game

Venue: Brunswick Street Oval (Fitzroy)
Date: 22-Oct-1921
Attendance: 20,000
Rules: 18 players on field - No Substitutes/Interchange
Umpire -

Williamstown2.1 (13)2.5 (17)7.5 (47)8.9 (57)
Footscray0.4 (4)3.6 (24)5.8 (38)5.9 (39)

Goal Kickers
Williamstown: Carpenter 2, McAuliffe 2, Haughton, Jamieson, N. McDonald, Munro
Footscray: Samson 2, MacKenzie, Park, Smith

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