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Reference_ 1946 VFA Grand Final





Introduction

Argus 7-Oct-1946 p13 Sandringhams first VFA Premiership
Argus 7-Oct-1946 p13 Sandringhams first VFA Premiership



Season and Lead-up



Teams

Sandringham

Source: The Teams - The Age 4 Oct 1946 p8
http://news.google.com/newspapers?id=Vr8TAAAAIBAJ&sjid=QJcDAAAAIBAJ&pg=6293%2C300467

B:Len ToyneJack O'TooleFred Webb
HB:Doug LaverStan TomlinsKeith Sleigh
C:Russell GrambeauLes AndersJack Sales
HF:Bennie HolmesJack LowryKevin Collins
F:Fred L EvansGeoff BrokenshireNeil Bencraft
Foll:Hunt CeriniBill Pole
Rov:Reg Parker
19th:Murray Guille


Captain Sandringham (Len Toyne)

Sandringham 1946 Roar Of The Crowd VFA Finals Fiddian 600thumb
Sandringham 1946 Roar Of The Crowd VFA Finals Fiddian 600thumb



Camberwell

Source: The Teams - The Age 4 Oct 1946 p8
http://news.google.com/newspapers?id=Vr8TAAAAIBAJ&sjid=QJcDAAAAIBAJ&pg=6293%2C300467
Note - Argus has Collins instead of Collier as a follower for Camberwell (Collier played, Collins a typo)

B:BurkhalterNaismithFinn
HB:Gordon StylesIvor McIvorJack Sharples
C:TaylorWally BristoweReg Horkings
HF:AndersonMarcus BoyallClarrie Shields
F:HerbertKol BryceBill Olliver
Foll:Albert CollierBond
Rov:Jim Bradford
19th: Bennison


Captain Camberwell (Albert Collier)

Reference_ 1946 VFA Grand Final - Winning Team (Sandringham)
Reference_ 1946 VFA Grand Final - Defeated Team (Camberwell)


The Game

5/10/1946
Venue: St Kilda CG
Attendance: 30000
Gate: £2316

Sandringham2.2 (14)9.7 (61)11.10 (76)14.15 (99)
Camberwell6.7 (43)6.9 (45)11.12 (78)13.14 (92)


Goals:
Sandringham Brokenshire 4, Lowry 4, Parker 2, Bencraft 2, Pole, Holmes
Camberwell Bond 3, Oliver 2, Herbert 2, Shields 2, Collier, Bradford, Bristowe, Boyall

Umpire: Merrington

Best (The Age)
Sandringham: Len Toyne (Best on Ground), L.Anders, Bob Parker, D.Laver, D.Carini, K. Grambeau, J. Lowry, C. Bencraft, R. Collins, G Brokenshire
Camberwell: 'Nipper' Bradford, McIvor, Marcus Boyall, Oliver, Bristowe, Sharpples, Bond, Collier

Match Previews

Argus 4-Oct-1946 p12

Match Reviews

Age 7 Oct 1946 p8
Argus 7 Oct 1946 p13

Photos

Argus 7-Oct-1946 p8 VFA Grand Final
Argus 7-Oct-1946 p8 VFA Grand Final


The Age 7-Oct-1946 p10 Bill Findlay JJListon Trophy 1946
The Age 7-Oct-1946 p10 Bill Findlay JJListon Trophy 1946


The Age 7-Oct-1946 p8 VFL Grand Final
The Age 7-Oct-1946 p8 VFL Grand Final


The Age 7-Oct-1946 p8 VFA Grand Final
The Age 7-Oct-1946 p8 VFA Grand Final


Argus 4 Oct 1946 P10 600thumb
Argus 4 Oct 1946 P10 600thumb


The Aftermath




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