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Reference_ 1949 VFA Grand Final





Introduction

Age 3 Oct 1949 P12 Banner 600thumb
Age 3 Oct 1949 P12 Banner 600thumb


Williamstown Chronicle 7 Oct 1949 P4 Banner 600thumb
Williamstown Chronicle 7 Oct 1949 P4 Banner 600thumb



Season and Lead-up



Teams

Williamstown

Source:Roar of the Crowd VFA Finals Fiddian
B:Theo GreenlandAlf SampsonJack Danckert
HB:Bill WellsGordon CameronColin Wilcox
C:Lou Barker b1925Reg FeatherbyBill Sheahan
HF:Gordon WilliamsAllan StrangJohnny Walker
F:Keith AbbertonRon ToddJohn Molyneax
Foll:Murray McRaeLou Salvas
Rov:Mal McPherson
Res:Norm BernardFred Matthews


Oakleigh

Source:Argus 1-Oct-1949 p59 GF Preview
B:Charlie TemmeBoyleFrank Deayton
HB:Jim DonnellyTed RyanBilly Power
C:Clive WatsonArch BaxterFinn
HF:Vic HillMax WennSmeaton
F:JoryAlan ScottTom Rawlings
Foll:WilliamsBernie Perkins
Rov:Jim Edwards
Res:TivendaleLeane


Reference_ 1949 VFA Grand Final - Winning Team (Williamstown)
Reference_ 1949 VFA Grand Final - Defeated Team (Oakleigh)


The Game

Saturday, 1 October
Junction Oval (St Kilda)
Crowd: 40,000 (wikipedia)
Umpires: Wright

TeamsQ1Q2Q3Final
Williamstown1.2 (8)2.2 (14)7.3 (45)10.5 (65)
Oakleigh2.3 (15)5.9 (39)6.12 (48)8.14 (62)

Goals
Williamstown:Todd 5, Walker 3, Abberton, Bernard, Molyneux
Oakleigh:Smeaton 2, Watson 2, Edward, Finn, Scott, Wenn

Match Previews

Argus 1-Oct-1949 p42
Argus 1-Oct-1949 p2 Supplement

Match Reviews

Argus 3-Oct-1949 p15
Williamstown Chronicle 7-Oct-1949 p4
Age 3-Oct-1949 p12


Photos

Argus 1 Oct 1949 P42 GF Preview Williamstown 600thumb
Argus 1 Oct 1949 P42 GF Preview Williamstown 600thumb


Age 3 Oct 1949 P12 Boyle 600thumb
Age 3 Oct 1949 P12 Boyle 600thumb

Age 3 Oct 1949 P6 JBlackman Liston Trophy 600thumb
Age 3 Oct 1949 P6 JBlackman Liston Trophy 600thumb

Age 3 Oct 1949 P6 Ron Todd 600thumb
Age 3 Oct 1949 P6 Ron Todd 600thumb

Argus 3 Oct 1949 P15 600thumb
Argus 3 Oct 1949 P15 600thumb


The Aftermath


http://www.thegapchessclub.org.au/vfa/ww/1949.htm
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1949_VFA_season


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