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Reference_ 1899 VFL Grand Final





Introduction

Age 18 Sep 1899 P9 Banner
Age 18 Sep 1899 P9 Banner


Season and Lead-up



Teams

Fitzroy

BHugh McEwenGeoff MoriartyErn Jenkins
HBJack DeasPat HickeyAlec Sloan 
CEddie DrohanHarry Clarke b1876Kelly Robinson
HFPat DescrimesFred FontaineBill Dalton
FAlf McDougallJim GraceBill Cleary
FollMick GraceBill PotterBill McSpeerin


Weekly Times 23 Sep 1899 P11 Fitzroy Premiers
Weekly Times 23 Sep 1899 P11 Fitzroy Premiers


South Melbourne

BFrank O'HaraDave AdamsonWarwick Armstrong
HBAlbert TrimCharlie GodingGeorge Davidson
CJim O'HaraBill WindleyBert Howson
HFCharlie JamesHarry LampeHenri Jeanneret
FBill FraserCharlie ColganArtie Henley
FollMick PleassJoe Garbutt b1878Bob Bryce


Punch 7 Sep 1899 P22 South Melbourne
Punch 7 Sep 1899 P22 South Melbourne


Reference_ 1899 VFL Grand Final - Winning Team (Fitzroy)
Reference_ 1899 VFL Grand Final - Defeated Team (South Melbourne)


The Game

Had South Melbourne won the match, it would not have immediately won the premiership; Fitzroy, as the minor premiers, would have had the right to challenge South to a rematch for the premiership on the following Saturday- wikipedia


Venue: Junction Oval (St Kilda)
Date: Sat, 16-Sep-1899
Attendance: 4,823
Rules: 18 players on field - No Substitutes/Interchange
Umpire - Ivo Crapp

TeamsQ1Q2Q3Final
Fitzroy0.1 (1)2.4 (16)2.6 (18)3.9 (27)
South Melbourne2.3 (15)2.3 (15)3.7 (25)3.8 (26)


Goal Kickers
Fitzroy: Fontaine 1, M Grace 1, McSpeerin 1
South Melbourne: Lampe 2, Colgan 1


Match Previews


Match Reviews

Sportsman 19-Sep-1899 p6
Fitzroy City Press 21-Sep-1899 p3
Fitzroy City Press 21-Sep-1899 p3 - Smoke Social
Weekly Times 23-Sep-1899 p24
Age 18-Sep-1899 p9
Melbourne Punch 21-Sep-1899 p23


Photos

Weekly Times 23-Sep-1899 p11
Melbourne Punch 7-Sep-1899 p22


The Aftermath


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1899_VFL_Grand_Final
http://afltables.com/afl/stats/games/1899/061618990916.html


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