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Reference_ 1940 VFA Grand Final





Introduction

Age 7 Oct 1940 P10 Banner
Age 7 Oct 1940 P10 Banner


Season and Lead-up



Teams

Port Melbourne

Source:Roar of the Crowd VFA Finals Fiddian
B:Norm Goss b1915Lance DobsonNorm Fletcher b1915
HB:Ken OnleyGerry HayesGeorge Tanner
C:Ray JulierFrank KellyRon Alsop
HF:Tommy AllenAustin RobertsonVic Castles
F:Ron HoskingTed FreyerAlf Hurley
Foll:Charlie RichesRon Reynolds
Rov:Tommy Lahiff
Res:E. 'Dodger' Lee


Prahran

Source:Prahran Blue Boys Fiddian

B:Jack WhiteheadJack BrenchleyDudley Probyn
HB:Bill JohnsonClaude NewtonBill Faul
C:Bob TaylorToby TuckerFrank Smith
HF:George HawkinsPat DaveyDoug Rolfe
F:Brendon O'DonnellRoy LyonsNorm Gravell
Foll:Norm WilliamsAllan Thompson
Rov:Les White
Res:Les Anders



Reference_ 1940 VFA Grand Final - Winning Team (Port Melbourne)
Reference_ 1940 VFA Grand Final - Defeated Team (Prahran)


The Game


Saturday, 5-Oct-1940
Melbourne Cricket Ground, East Melbourne
Crowd: 30,882 (wikipedia)
Umpires: Hayes

TeamsQ1Q2Q3Final
Port Melbourne4.8 (32)11.12 (78)17.18 (120)23.22 (160)
Prahran2.5 (17)9.7 (61)12.8 (80)17.11 (113)

Goals
Port Melbourne: Freyer 12, Hurley 5, Robertson 4, Castles, Lahiff
Prahran: Lyons 9, Hawkins 3, O'Donnell 2, White 2, Gravell


Match Previews

Argus 4-Oct-1940 p16
Record -Emerald Hill 5-Oct-1940 p1

Match Reviews

Record -Emerald Hill 7-Oct-1940 p3
Argus 7-Oct-1940 p9
The Age 7-Oct-1940 p10


Photos

Age 7 Oct 1940 P10 ODonnell Prahran Goss Dobson PM
Age 7 Oct 1940 P10 ODonnell Prahran Goss Dobson PM


Argus 7 Oct 1940 P9 Association Final Brenchley Whitehead Prahran Hosking PM
Argus 7 Oct 1940 P9 Association Final Brenchley Whitehead Prahran Hosking PM


The Aftermath


http://www.thegapchessclub.org.au/vfa/ww/1940.htm
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1940_VFA_season


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