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Reference_ 1926 VFA Grand Final





Introduction

Argus 20 Sep 1926 P6 600thumb
Argus 20 Sep 1926 P6 600thumb


Season and Lead-up



Teams

Teams (Source) - The Age - Sep 17, 1926

Coburg

Coburg 1926 - Coburg Centenary Yearbook 1990 - Source: Private Collection
Coburg 1926 - Coburg Centenary Yearbook 1990 - Source: Private Collection

BAubrey MartynKen AdamRowley Faust
HBAub CharlestonNorm FordFred Chapman
CNorm SextonColin MartynErnie ‘Snowy’ Martin
HFFrank HuntingtonHarry KerleyJack Harris
FFrank PlantPaddy GardinerBill Speakman
FollJim JenkinsPhil Brooks
RovClarrie Mears

Emerg:Wilson, Forbes, Durle, Usher

Coach Charlie Hardy

Note: Rowley Faust, Aub Charleston, Ernie ‘Snowy’ Martin, Aubrey Martyn and Colin Martyn also played with Carlton at some time in their careers.

Brighton

BJoe GarciaAlan KolleFred Dore
HBChris IrwinGordon Rattray (c)William Ackers
CLeo CarrollIvor AldridgeBill Borland
HFGeorge HuntHarold DaintyGeorge Beswick
FFriendJames WalshStan Mitchell
FollLes BoydAlbert Atkinson
RovDoug Ringrose

Emerg:McCarthy

Coach Gordon Rattray

Friend - Possibly J.Friend From Shepparton




Reference_ 1926 VFA Grand Final - Winning Team (Coburg)
Reference_ 1926 VFA Grand Final - Defeated Team (Brighton)


The Game

Date: 18-Sep-1926
Venue: Motordrome
Crowd: 15,000 (Argus)
Umpire:

TeamsQ1Q2Q3Final
Coburg5.3 (33)6.3 (39)10.7 (67)12.9 (81)
Brighton2.2 (14)6.4 (40)7.6 (48)9.11 (65)


Goals:
Coburg: Gardiner 4, Harris 2, Huntington 2, Kerley 2, Plant 2
Brighton: Walsh 5, Boyd, Carroll, Hunt, Rattray

Best (The Age)
Coburg: Martin, Gardiner, C.Martyn, Kerley, Adam, Mears, Jenkins, Charleston, Ford, Harris, Brookes
Brighton: Carroll, Dove, Aldridge, Walsh, Rattray, Boyd, Ringrose, Garcia, Mitchell, Dainty

Match Previews

Argus 17-Sep-1926 p15

Match Reviews

Argus 20-Sep-1926 p6
The Age 20-Sep-1926

Photos

Argus 20 Sep 1926 P17 600thumb
Argus 20 Sep 1926 P17 600thumb

Australasian 25 Sep 1926 P94
Australasian 25 Sep 1926 P94


The Aftermath


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1926_VFA_season
http://www.thegapchessclub.org.au/vfa/1926.htm




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