Reference_ 1924 VFA Grand Final


The Age 22 Sep 1924 P6 Headline 600thumb
The Age 22 Sep 1924 P6 Headline 600thumb

Season and Lead-up

Argus 19 Sep 1924 P18 600thumb
Argus 19 Sep 1924 P18 600thumb


Source: Age 19-Sep-1924 p6


BBill DoolanJack MeulemanWally Fraser
HBFrank Nielsen b1891Norm FordBill McIntyre
CAlf MertonCol LaidlawRupert Gibb
HFAlan HopkinsJack O'Brien b1898Tommy McHenry
FCharlie ZinnickTom MullensLes Punch
FollCon McCarthyVic Sampson
RovAlec Eason


BEJ BlancheVic TrumanReg Ball
HBRichard CondonLes StoneSyd Conlon
CAlan GeddesAubrey HoltenHugh Munro
HFFred CarpenterMonty BeerPhil Lee
FNorman McDonaldJackie MunnJoe Stanford
FollTom GeislerGerry Britt
RovStan Mitchell

EJ Blanche is possibly Edward James Blanche d1978

Reference_ 1924 VFA Grand Final - Winning Team (Footscray)
Reference_ 1924 VFA Grand Final - Defeated Team (Williamstown)

The Game

Crowd: Over 20,000 (the Age)
Ground: Arden Street, North Melbourne
Umpire: Leheny

Footscray3.5 (23)4.6 (30)9.9 (63)11.11 (77)
Williamstown0.1 (1)0.4 (4)0.4 (4)3.4 (22)

Foots:Mullens 5, O'Brien 4, Hopkins 2
Williamstown:Munn 2, Britt

Best Players (Age)
Foots: McCarthy, Eason, Doolan, O'Brien, Hopkins (Until Injured), Fraser, Mullens, Zinnick, Punch and Sampson
Williamstown: Stone, Blanche, Condon, Mitchell, Britt, Beer, Geisler, Car[enter, Geddes and Munn

Match Previews

Argus 19-Sep-1924 p18

Match Reviews

Argus 22-Sep-1924 p6
Williamstown Chronicle 27-Sep-1924 p3


Argus 22 Sep 1924 P17 600thumb
Argus 22 Sep 1924 P17 600thumb

The Aftermath

Had Williamstown won, minor premiers Footscray would have been entitled to a rematch the following Saturday to decide the premiership.


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