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Reference_ 1942 VFL Grand Final

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Introduction


Season and Lead-up



Teams

Essendon

B:Elton PlummerCec RuddellPercy Bushby
HB:Bob FlaniganWally ButtsworthAllan Hird
C:Ernie CowardLaurie DearleJack Caesar
HF:Gordon AbbottGordon LaneBill Hutchison
F:Tom ReynoldsTed LeehaneMurray Exelby
Foll:Hugh TorneyJack CassinDick Reynolds
Reserve(s):Sid Silk
Coach:Dick Reynolds


Richmond

B:Danny GuinaneGeorge SmeatonJoe Reilly
HB:Jack ScottJack Sullivan b1919Ray Steele
C:Leo MerrettBernie WaldronBert Edwards
HF:Brian RandallJack SymonsBob Hay b1920
F:Bob BawdenJack TitusFred Burge
Foll:Jack DyerBill MorrisDick Harris
Reserve(s):Des Martin
Coach:Jack Dyer


Reference_ 1942 VFL Grand Final - Winning Team (Essendon)
Reference_ 1942 VFL Grand Final - Defeated Team (Richmond)


The Game

Princes Park
Sat, 19-Sep-1942 2:50 PM
Crowd: approx 49,000

TeamQ1Q2Q3Final
Essendon2.6 (18)8.14 (62)14.16 (100)19.18 (132)
Richmond2.4 (16)4.4 (28)5.10 (40)11.13 (79)
DifferenceES by 2ES by 34ES by 60ES by 53


Goals:
Essendon: G Lane 6, D Reynolds 4, J Cassin 3, L Dearle 2, M Exelby 2, G Abbott , T Reynolds
Richmond: D Harris 3, J Dyer 2, J Titus 2, B Hay , D Martin , L Merrett , B Randall


Match Previews

VFL TEAMS FOR PREMIERSHIP. (1942, September 18). The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1956), p. 6. Retrieved April 17, 2013, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article11996038

Match Reviews

ESSENDON TOO STRONG Fine Grand Final Win. (1942, September 21). The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1956), p. 6. Retrieved April 17, 2013, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article11996452

Photos


The Aftermath


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1942_VFL_Grand_Final
http://afltables.com/afl/stats/games/1942/051419420919.html


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