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Womens Football 1950-1956

Mirror Perth 14-Jul-1956 p5 v Men Crop
Mirror Perth 14-Jul-1956 p5 v Men Crop

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Date Venue
Crowd
Team 1 Team 2 Comments Notes
10-Jun-1950
Saturday
Scottsdale
Gymkhana
Tas
Hydration Factory Employees Domestic Staff of the North Eastern Soldiers Hospital Funds for Scottsdale Football Club 1
25-Jun-1950
Sunday
Perth
Osborne Park Oval
WA
North Fremantle West Perth Umpire: Jim Spencer
(recently played a trial match against the men)
23
01-Jul-1950
Saturday
Carnarvon
WA
Town
8.7
East Carnarvon
4.9
Raise funds for purchace of an Ambulance 4
c Aug 1950 Curtain Raiser to Whyalla West and Port Augusts Central
Umpire: Fred Patten (in Womens clothes)
Advertiser Adelaide 9-Aug-1950 p8 Whyalla
Advertiser Adelaide 9-Aug-1950 p8 Whyalla
06-Aug-1950
Sunday
Wyalla
SA
West Benalla
4-14
Central Annual Girls Football Match 5
27-Aug-1950
Sunday
Clarence
Clarence Ground
Tas
Sandy Bay
6.10
Clarence
1.0
6
c 1950 Hobart
Bellerive Ground
Tas
Sandy Bay Richmond-Clarence 7
03-Sep-1950
Sunday
Alice Springs
NT
Reds (Federals Colours)
2.9
Blues (Rovers Colours)
1.4
89
24-Sep-1950
Sunday
Richmond
Tas
Sandy Bay Richmond-Clarence Richmond War Memorial 10
c Oct 1950 Iron Knob
District Oval
SA
Womenl
(Won by a Small Margin)
Men Funds for Iron Knob's Miss Sports in the Miss SA quest
Advertiser Adelaide 27-Oct-1950 p3 Men v Women Iron Knob
Advertiser Adelaide 27-Oct-1950 p3 Men v Women Iron Knob
1112
29-Apr-1951
Sunday
Werribee
Chirnside Park
Vic
well over 1000
A Draw Miss CSIRO in the Community Hospital Appeal
Werribee Shire Banner 3-May-1951 p6 First Girls Match at Werribee
Werribee Shire Banner 3-May-1951 p6 First Girls Match at Werribee
13
1951 Birkenhead
ICI Oval
SA
Girls
News Adelaide 14-Sep-1951 p22 V Jockeys
News Adelaide 14-Sep-1951 p22 V Jockeys

Mail Adelaide 15-Sep1951 p14 Glamour Girls v Jockeys
Mail Adelaide 15-Sep1951 p14 Glamour Girls v Jockeys
Jockeys (male?) Spastic Children
Advertiser Adelaide 17-Sep-1951 p6 v Jockeys
Advertiser Adelaide 17-Sep-1951 p6 v Jockeys
14
01-Sep-1951
Saturday
Robe
SA
local Schoolboys (left legs only) girls 15
22-Dec-1951
Saturday
Darwin
Town Oval
NT
Marrenah House 16
18-May-1952
Sunday
Thorpdale
Showgrounds
Vic
Large Crowd
Thorpdale
8.9
Trafalgar
3.2
17
03-Aug-1952
Sunday
Birkalla
Myer Oval
SA
Myer Emporium Jockeys (male) Crippled Childrens Association 18
09-Aug-1952
Saturday
Oatlands
Tas
Oatlands
3.3
Campbell Town
9.12
192021
23-Aug-1952
Saturday
Campbelltown
Tas
Campbelltown
8.5
Avoca
1.6
Curtain Raiser 22
31-Aug-1952
Sunday
Werribee
Chirnside Park,
Vic
Largest Crowd ever at Chirnside Park for a Sporting Event
Cats
Argus 1-Sep-1952 p5 Cats v Blues Werribbee
Argus 1-Sep-1952 p5 Cats v Blues Werribbee
Blues Werribee Infant Welfare Centre
Umpire tried to make the game a draw.
Special Light Ball
Werribee Shire Banner 28-Aug-1952 p3 Annual Girls Football Match
Werribee Shire Banner 28-Aug-1952 p3 Annual Girls Football Match
Werribee Shire Banner 4-Sep-1952 p6 Annual Match Cats v Blues
Werribee Shire Banner 4-Sep-1952 p6 Annual Match Cats v Blues
2324
21-Sep-1952
Sunday
Melbourne
Parkdale Football Ground
Vic
Mentone Childrens Pre School Building Fund and Mentone Injured Football Players Fund 25
28-Sep-1952
Sunday
Alice Springs
NT
Central Australian Football Stars Women Basketballers and Association Footballers 26
28-Mar-1953
Saturday
Darwin
Darwin Oval
NT
Works APHA Queen Contest 27
c Jun 1953 Nangwarry
Nangwarry Oval
SA
Big Crowd
Local Women
7.7
Local men Footballers
5.6
28
02-Jun-1953
Tuesday
Stanley
Tas
Forrest and Stanley Women 29
11-Jul-1953
Saturday
Queenstown
Queenstown Recreation Ground
Tas
largest crowds ever seen on the ground
Married Women
8.7
Single Women
3.7
3031
26-Jul-1953
Sunday
Werribee
Vic
Metro Farm Irish National
Argus 27-Jul-1953 p2 Metro Farm v Irish National
Argus 27-Jul-1953 p2 Metro Farm v Irish National
02-Aug-1953
Sunday
Adelaide
Camden Oval
SA
Women Basketballers Jockeys (male?) Benefit for Basketballers trip to Hobart Carnival
Umpire:KL Aplin
32
06-Sep-1953
Sunday
Adelaide
Grange Oval
SA
Chrysler Aircraft Social Club Women
Advertiser Adelaide 3-Sep-1953 p6 Chrysler v Mens Team
Advertiser Adelaide 3-Sep-1953 p6 Chrysler v Mens Team
Chrysler Aircraft Social Club Men Cots at Adelaide Childrens Hospital
Umpire: Mr Reg Bade
33
13-Sep-1953
Sunday
Perth
Perth Oval
WA
South Fremantle Boans Sir James Mitchell Spastic Centre
West Australian 14-Sep-1953 p27 SthFreo v Boans
West Australian 14-Sep-1953 p27 SthFreo v Boans
34
26-Sep-1953
Saturday
Quantong
Vic
Qantong
2.8
Haven
2.2
Queen of the Wimmera
Umpire: Mr L.Brady
35
26-Sep-1953
Saturday
Queenstown
Queenstown Recreation Ground
Tas
large crowd
Queenstown
13.20
Germantown
6.32
363738
17-Oct-1953
Saturday
Vic
Lillydale Lebrina 39
25-Jul-1954
Sunday
New Norfolk
Tas
2000+
Women Men (in Skirts) New Norfolk War memorial Hall
bigger crowd of spectators than any of the TFL matches played at New Norfolk this year
40
21-Jul-1954
Wednesday
Adelaide
Norwood Oval
SA
Girls Jockeys (Male) Curtain Raiser midweek Grand Final
41
29-Aug-1954
Sunday
Hobart
Elwick Showground
Tas
Clarence New Norfolk Spastic Childrens Fund
Mercury Hobart 30-Aug-1954 p4 Clarence v New Norfolk
Mercury Hobart 30-Aug-1954 p4 Clarence v New Norfolk
42
Sep 1954 Melbourne
Footscray Oval
Vic
Footscray Werribee Womens Team Curtain Raiser to Mayor of Footscray's Team v Footscray Police
Argus 26-Aug-1954 p18 Fotscray v Werribee
Argus 26-Aug-1954 p18 Fotscray v Werribee
12-Sep-1954
Sunday
Adelaide
Camden Oval
SA
about 2000
City Theatre Usherettes
9.14
St Georges Taxi Service
5.10
Crippled Childrens Association
Len Fitzgerald (Both sides assisted by regular footballers dressed as clowns)
43
1955 Kongwak
Vic
Women Men Women - Won by Point 44
1955 Brisbane
Qld
Brisbane has four Australian Rules Womens Teams 45
1955 Vic
Footscray Footscray played 9 games 46
15-Jul-1956 Perth
WACA
WA
McIntosh's Mermaids
Mirror Perth 14-Jul-1956 p5 v Men
Mirror Perth 14-Jul-1956 p5 v Men
Sheedy's Sheiks (Men) Part of Carnival Program
17-Aug-1956
Friday
Ulverstone
Tas
Ulverstone Devonport 47
1956 Melbourne
Packenham
Vic
(Footscray) Cuties
winners by 14 points

Argus 14-Jul-1956 p16 Cuties v Duckies2
Argus 14-Jul-1956 p16 Cuties v Duckies2
Duckies
Argus 14-Jul-1956 p16 Cuties v Duckies
Argus 14-Jul-1956 p16 Cuties v Duckies
Argus 14-Jul-1956 p16 Cuties v Duckies3
Argus 14-Jul-1956 p16 Cuties v Duckies3
48
1956 Vic
(Footscray) Cuties Duckies
winners by 14 points
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End Notes


1. Women's Football Match At Scottsdale. (1950, June 7). The Mercury (Hobart, Tas. : 1860 - 1954), p. 28. Retrieved February 11, 2014, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article26707725
2. Football Game For Women. (1950, June 21). The Daily News (Perth, WA : 1882 - 1950), p. 16 Edition: FINAL. Retrieved February 11, 2014, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article84460695
3. Husbands The Stumbling Block To Women's Team. (1950, May 18). The Daily News (Perth, WA : 1882 - 1950), p. 23 Edition: HOME. Retrieved February 12, 2014, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article84365793
4. WOMEN'S TEAMS PLAY FOOTBALL. (1950, July 4). The West Australian (Perth, WA : 1879 - 1954), p. 6. Retrieved February 11, 2014, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article47872523
5. Rural News In Brief. (1950, August 4). The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1931 - 1954), p. 7. Retrieved February 10, 2014, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article44926325
6. Sandy Bay Wins In Women's Football. (1950, August 28). The Mercury (Hobart, Tas. : 1860 - 1954), p. 13. Retrieved February 12, 2014, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article26724081
7. Women To Play Football Game. (1950, September 21). The Mercury (Hobart, Tas. : 1860 - 1954), p. 26. Retrieved February 11, 2014, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article26728812
8. Women Will Play Football On Sunday. (1950, September 1). Centralian Advocate (Alice Springs, NT : 1947 - 1954), p. 1. Retrieved February 12, 2014, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article59859496
9. First Women's Football In N.T. (1950, September 7). Chronicle (Adelaide, SA : 1895 - 1954), p. 45. Retrieved February 12, 2014, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article93780210
10. Women To Play Football Game. (1950, September 21). The Mercury (Hobart, Tas. : 1860 - 1954), p. 26. Retrieved February 11, 2014, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article26728812
11. Men v. Women Football Match For Quest Fund. (1950, October 27). The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1931 - 1954), p. 3. Retrieved February 11, 2014, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article45680838
12. Functions For Iron Knob "Misses". (1950, October 31). The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1931 - 1954), p. 11. Retrieved February 12, 2014, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article45672974
13. GIRLS' FOOTBALL MATCH DRAWS LARGE CROWD. (1951, May 3). Werribee Shire Banner (Vic. : 1911 - 1952), p. 6. Retrieved February 10, 2014, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article74721674
14. Girl Footballers Got Together. (1951, September 17). The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1931 - 1954), p. 6. Retrieved February 11, 2014, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article45785580
15. Robe Girl Thinks Quest "Will Be Fun". (1951, August 17). The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1931 - 1954), p. 3. Retrieved February 12, 2014, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article45725563
16. Women In Footy Battle. (1951, December 7). Northern Standard (Darwin, NT : 1921 - 1955), p. 3. Retrieved February 12, 2014, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article49473569
17. Club Notes. (1952, May 22). Morwell Advertiser (Morwell, Vic. : 1888 - 1954) , p. 9. Retrieved February 14, 2014, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article66134538
18. Big Sunday Sports to Aid Appeal. (1952, August 1). The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1931 - 1954), p. 3. Retrieved February 11, 2014, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article47413381
19. OATLANDS WOMEN'S FOOTBALL. (1952, August 7). Examiner (Launceston, Tas. : 1900 - 1954), p. 17. Retrieved February 11, 2014, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article52908400
20. FOOTBALL FOR WOMEN AT OATLANDS. (1952, August 7). The Mercury (Hobart, Tas. : 1860 - 1954), p. 24. Retrieved February 11, 2014, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article27103314
21. WOMEN'S FOOTBALL TO CAMPBELL TN. (1952, August 11). Examiner (Launceston, Tas. : 1900 - 1954), p. 13. Retrieved February 11, 2014, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article52908845
22. WOMEN PLAY FOOTBALL AT C'TOWN. (1952, August 25). Examiner (Launceston, Tas. : 1900 - 1954), p. 12. Retrieved February 11, 2014, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article52910812
23. GIRLS' FOOTBALL MATCH. (1952, August 28). Werribee Shire Banner (Vic. : 1911 - 1952), p. 3. Retrieved February 10, 2014, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article74723723
24. GIRLS' FOOTBALL MATCH GETS LARGE ATTENDANCE. (1952, September 4). Werribee Shire Banner (Vic. : 1911 - 1952), p. 6. Retrieved February 10, 2014, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article74723766
25. Mentone sport afternoon. (1952, September 19). The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957), p. 9. Retrieved February 11, 2014, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article23203147
26. Speed Triols For Alice Springs. (1952, September 27). The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1931 - 1954), p. 4. Retrieved February 12, 2014, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article47409605
27. WOMEN'S MATCH. (1953, March 26). Northern Standard (Darwin, NT : 1921 - 1955), p. 10. Retrieved February 12, 2014, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article49486948
28. Nangwarry Women Play Football. (1953, June 20). Border Watch (Mount Gambier, SA : 1861 - 1954), p. 12. Retrieved February 11, 2014, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article78650185
29. STANLEY — FOREST CORONATION TREES. (1953, June 3). Advocate (Burnie, Tas. : 1890 - 1954), p. 8. Retrieved February 12, 2014, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article69474716
30. Women's Football. Draws Big Crowd. (1953, July 14). The Mercury (Hobart, Tas. : 1860 - 1954), p. 19. Retrieved February 11, 2014, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article27157513
31. Women to meet at football. (1953, July 10). Advocate (Burnie, Tas. : 1890 - 1954), p. 11. Retrieved February 11, 2014, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article69480092
32. SAJC SURPLUS OF £5,028. (1953, July 31). News (Adelaide, SA : 1923 - 1954), p. 26. Retrieved February 12, 2014, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article134208012
33. MEN v. WOMEN AT FOOTBALL. (1953, August 29). News (Adelaide, SA : 1923 - 1954), p. 11. Retrieved February 11, 2014, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article134204965
34. Stars Of Immediate Past Playing Today. (1953, September 13). Sunday Times (Perth, WA : 1902 - 1954), p. 27. Retrieved February 10, 2014, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article59679295
35. Football Was Unorthodox. (1953, October 2). The Horsham Times (Vic. : 1882 - 1954), p. 10. Retrieved February 12, 2014, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article72773152
36. Football Victory For Queenstown Women. (1953, September 29). The Mercury (Hobart, Tas. : 1860 - 1954), p. 19. Retrieved February 11, 2014, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article27174216
37. The West Coast. (1953, September 29). Advocate (Burnie, Tas. : 1890 - 1954), p. 11. Retrieved February 11, 2014, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article69491692
38. Women footballers will clash to-morrow. (1953, September 25). Advocate (Burnie, Tas. : 1890 - 1954), p. 11. Retrieved February 12, 2014, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article69491181
39. LILYDALE TO CELEBRATE. (1953, October 15). Examiner (Launceston, Tas. : 1900 - 1954), p. 20. Retrieved February 12, 2014, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article61105871
40. WOMEN IN SHORTS, MEN IN SKIRTS!. (1954, July 26). The Mercury (Hobart, Tas. : 1860 - 1954), p. 6. Retrieved February 12, 2014, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article27213960
41. Jockeys To Play Girls At Football. (1954, July 20). The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1931 - 1954), p. 11. Retrieved February 11, 2014, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article48109992
42. GIRLS SHOW PACE. (1954, August 30). The Mercury (Hobart, Tas. : 1860 - 1954), p. 2. Retrieved February 12, 2014, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article27219966
43. Women Footballers Aid Charity. (1954, September 13). The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1931 - 1954), p. 16. Retrieved February 12, 2014, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article47607206
44. What Coes On... (1955, May 2). The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957), p. 1. Retrieved February 11, 2014, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article71879949
45. Robert made his mother happy. (1955, June 6). The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957), p. 3. Retrieved February 11, 2014, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article71886559
46. Woman's page These footballer are real cuties, says Elaine Young THEIR EYES ARE ON GOALS. (1956, June 16). The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957), p. 1 Supplement: THE ARGUS WEEKENDER. Retrieved February 11, 2014, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article71809274
47. GIRLS' FOOTBALL TEAMS MEET ON NORTH-WEST COAST. (1946, August 20). Examiner (Launceston, Tas. : 1900 - 1954), p. 5. Retrieved February 10, 2014, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article96483341
48. Elaine Young finds Woman's Page. (1956, July 14). The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957), p. 16. Retrieved February 10, 2014, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article71646156
49. Elaine Young finds Woman's Page. (1956, July 14). The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957), p. 16. Retrieved February 10, 2014, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article71646156


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