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Reference_ 1961 VFL Grand Final

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Introduction


Season and Lead-up



Teams

Hawthorn

B:Reg PooleLes KaineGraham Cooper
HB:Sted HayJohn McArthurCam McPherson
C:Colin YourenBrendan EdwardsJohn Fisher
HF:Ian MortGarry YoungMorton Browne
F:Malcolm HillJohn PeckJohn Cunningham b1940
Foll:John WinnekeGraham ArthurIan Law
Reserve(s):Phil HayRon Nalder
Coach:John Kennedy Snr


Footscray

B:Charlie EvansBernie LeeBob Ware
HB:John JillardJohn HoilesBarry Ion
C:Alex GardinerBob Spargo b1939Ian Bryant
HF:John QuarrellGraham IonBarney McKellar
F:Ted WhittenJack SlatteryKeith Beamish
Foll:John SchultzCameron McDonaldMerv Hobbs
Reserve(s):Ken DuffCharlie Stewart b1939
Coach:Ted Whitten


Reference_ 1961 VFL Grand Final - Winning Team (Hawthorn)
Reference_ 1961 VFL Grand Final - Defeated Team (Footscray)


The Game

M.C.G.
Sat, 23-Sep-1961 2:50 PM
Crowd: 107,935

TeamQ1Q2Q3Final
Hawthorn2.4 (16)3.9 (27)9.15 (69)13.16 (94)
Footscray4.2 (26)5.5 (35)6.6 (42)7.9 (51)
DifferenceFO by 10FO by 8HW by 27HW by 43


Goals:
Hawthorn: Browne 3, Law 2, Mort 2, Arthur, Cunningham, Edwards, Hill, Nalder, Peck
Footscray: Whitten 3, Quarrell 2, Hobbs, McKellar

Match Previews


Match Reviews

The Age 25-Sep-1961 p20
http://news.google.com/newspapers?id=3p1VAAAAIBAJ&sjid=5qwDAAAAIBAJ&pg=6964%2C3769059

Photos

The Age 25-Sep-1961 p1
http://news.google.com/newspapers?id=3Z1VAAAAIBAJ&sjid=5qwDAAAAIBAJ&pg=6696%2C3667621

The Age 25-Sep-1961 p18
http://news.google.com/newspapers?id=3Z1VAAAAIBAJ&sjid=5qwDAAAAIBAJ&pg=6952%2C3758349

The Aftermath


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1961_VFL_Grand_Final
http://afltables.com/afl/stats/games/1961/071019610923.html



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