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Reference_ 1944 VFL Grand Final

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Introduction


Season and Lead-up



Teams

Fitzroy

B:Clen DenningFred HughsonAllan Fields
HB:Laurie BickertonNorm HillardArthur O'Bryan
C:Bruce CalverleyGeorge HoskinsNoel Jarvis
HF:Stan DawsonStan WrightNoel Price
F:Maurie HearnKen SierKeith Stackpole
Foll:Bert ClayJack SymonsAlan Ruthven
Reserve(s):Dan Murray
Coach:Fred Hughson


Richmond

B:Max OppyGeorge SmeatonCharlie Priestley
HB:Bernie WaldronLeo MaguireBill Perkins
C:Leo MerrettFred Cook b1922Bert Edwards
HF:Arthur MooneyBrian RandallLes Jones b1922
F:Bob BawdenJack ScottFred Burge
Foll:Jack DyerBill MorrisBill Wilson
Reserve(s):Keith Cook
Coach:Jack Dyer


Reference_ 1944 VFL Grand Final - Winning Team (Fitzroy)
Reference_ 1944 VFL Grand Final - Defeated Team (Richmond)


The Game

Junction Oval (St Kilda)
Sat, 30-Sep-1944 2:50 PM
Crowd: approx 43,000

TeamQ1Q2Q3Final
Fitzroy1.2 (8)4.8 (32)6.10 (46)9.12 (66)
Richmond2.2 (14)3.2 (20)5.5 (35)7.9 (51)
DifferenceRI by 6FI by 12FI by 11FI by 15


Goals:
Fitzroy: K Sier 3, K Stackpole 2, B Calverley , A Ruthven , J Symons , S Wright
Richmond: B Wilson 3, B Randall 2, F Burge , J Dyer

Match Previews

TEAMS CHOSEN FOR GRAND FINAL. (1944, September 29). The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1956), p. 13. Retrieved April 17, 2013, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article11363228

Match Reviews

PREMIERSHIP WON BY FITZROY Too Sound for Richmond. (1944, October 2). The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1956), p. 12. Retrieved April 17, 2013, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article11363678

Photos

1944 Grand Final 1_31_41 - VFL On Film 1909-1945 - Marking Time V1
1944 Grand Final 1_31_41 - VFL On Film 1909-1945 - Marking Time V1
1944 Bert Clay Taps the Ball Grand Final 1_31_47 - VFL On Film 1909-1945 - Marking Time V1
1944 Bert Clay Taps the Ball Grand Final 1_31_47 - VFL On Film 1909-1945 - Marking Time V1
1944 Grand Final Brian Randall Snap 1_32_05 - VFL On Film 1909-1945 - Marking Time V1
1944 Grand Final Brian Randall Snap 1_32_05 - VFL On Film 1909-1945 - Marking Time V1
1944 Grand Final 1_32_14 - VFL On Film 1909-1945 - Marking Time V1
1944 Grand Final 1_32_14 - VFL On Film 1909-1945 - Marking Time V1
1944 Grand Final 1_32_23 - VFL On Film 1909-1945 - Marking Time V1
1944 Grand Final 1_32_23 - VFL On Film 1909-1945 - Marking Time V1


The Aftermath


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1944_VFL_Grand_Final
http://afltables.com/afl/stats/games/1944/061419440930.html


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