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Reference_ 1927 VFA Grand Final





Introduction

The Age 17 Oct 1927 P7 600thumb
The Age 17 Oct 1927 P7 600thumb


Season and Lead-up



Teams

Teams: The Argus 14-Oct-1927 p4

Coburg

BFrank WalsheFred ChapmanAubrey Martyn
HBJoe RogersAub CharlestonReg Cox
CNorm SextonColin MartynErnie Martin
HFFrank HuntingtonHarry Kerley (c)Keith Forbes
FFrank PlantPaddy GardinerLen McAlpine
RJim JenkinsPhil Brooks
RJack Harris

Coach: Charlie Hardy



Brighton

BJoe GarciaHarold DaintyEric Andersen
HBGeorge Stewart b1901Chris IrwinFred Dore
CLeo CarrollSeddon ArthurBill Borland
HFVern WrightGordon Rattray (c)Ivor Aldridge
FGeorge BeswickJames WalshGeorge Hunt
RMaurie De AraugoLen May
RDoug Ringrose

Coach: Gordon Rattray

Reference_ 1927 VFA Grand Final - Winning Team (Coburg)
Reference_ 1927 VFA Grand Final - Defeated Team (Brighton)


The Game

Date: 15-Oct-1927
Venue: Motordrome
Crowd: 20,000 (the Age)
Umpire:

TeamsQ1Q2Q3Final
Coburg5.1 (31)9.3 (57)13.6 (84)19.10 (124)
Brighton1.4 (10)6.6 (42)10.7 (67)13.12 (90)


Goals
Coburg: Gardiner 10, Forbes 2, Kerley 2, Harris 2, Huntington, Rogers, Charleston
Brighton: Walsh 7, Hunt 2, De Aurugo 2, Arthur, May

Best
Coburg: C.Hardy and the trainers, H.Kerley, Gardiner, Charleston, Chapman, Walsh, A.Martyn, Harris. C.Martyn, E.Martin, Brooke, Jenkins and Forbes (also deserve special mention)
Brighton: Hunt, Walsh, Irwin, Garcia, Dainty, Stewart, Dore
Carroll, Aldridge, Arthur, de Araugo, Ringrose, May, Beswick (best of the others)

Match Previews

The Argus 14-Oct-1927 p4

Match Reviews

Argus 17-Oct-1927 p8
Australasian 22-Oct-1927 p35
The Age 17-Oct-1927

Photos


The Aftermath


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1927_VFA_season


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