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Reference_ 1946 VFL Grand Final

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Introduction


Season and Lead-up



Teams

Essendon

Essendon Football Team - Premiers 1946 supplement to Essendon Gazette October 10 1946 Source: Charles Leski Auctions - Photographer Unknown
Essendon Football Team - Premiers 1946 supplement to Essendon Gazette October 10 1946 Source: Charles Leski Auctions - Photographer Unknown


B:Les GardinerCec RuddellPercy Bushby
HB:Herbie TonkesWally ButtsworthHarold Lambert
C:George HassellBill Pearson b1922Bert Harper
HF:Harry EquidGordon LaneDick Reynolds
F:Bob McClureBill BrittinghamKeith Rawle
Foll:Gordon AbbottJack CassinBill Hutchison
Reserve(s):Jack JonesChris Lambert
Coach:Dick Reynolds


Melbourne

B:Billy DeansShane McGrathDon Cordner
HB:Col McLeanTed CordnerWally Lock
C:George BickfordLen DockettRoy Stabb
HF:Gordon BowmanFred FanningJim Mitchell
F:Adrian DullardNorm SmithErnie O'Rourke
Foll:Jack MuellerStan RuleAlby Rodda
Reserve(s):Frank KennedyArnold Byfield
Coach:Frank Hughes b1894


Reference_ 1946 VFL Grand Final - Winning Team (Essendon)
Reference_ 1946 VFL Grand Final - Defeated Team (Melbourne)


The Game

M.C.G.
Sat, 5-Oct-1946 2:50 PM
Crowd: 73,743

TeamQ1Q2Q3Final
Essendon7.2 (44)9.7 (61)20.15 (135)22.18 (150)
Melbourne8.3 (51)10.4 (64)11.5 (71)13.9 (87)
DifferenceME by 7ME by 3ES by 64ES by 63


Goals:
Essendon: Lane 7, Brittingham 4, Hutchison 3, Reynolds 3, McClure 2, Cassin , Equid , Rawle
Melbourne: Mueller 6, Dullard 3, Bowman , Fanning , O'Rourke , Rodda


Match Previews

ESSENDON MAKE TWO CHANGES. (1946, October 4). The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1956), p. 12. Retrieved April 17, 2013, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article22379857

Match Reviews

ESSENDON TAKE HONOURS IN VFL. (1946, October 7). The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1956), p. 13. Retrieved April 17, 2013, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article22382483


Photos


1946 Grand Final - Flying Higher- History of the Essendon Football Club 1872-1994 - Michael Maplestone 1994 - Photographer Unknown
1946 Grand Final - Flying Higher- History of the Essendon Football Club 1872-1994 - Michael Maplestone 1994 - Photographer Unknown


No title. (1946, October 7). The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1956), p. 8. Retrieved April 17, 2013, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article22382536
No title. (1946, October 7). The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1956), p. 1. Retrieved April 17, 2013, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article22382377

Grand Final Crowd - Source: Argus 7-Oct-1946 p1
Grand Final Crowd - Source: Argus 7-Oct-1946 p1
Dick Reynolds (Essendon) Charied off after Grand Final - Source: Argus 7-Oct-1946 p13
Dick Reynolds (Essendon) Charied off after Grand Final - Source: Argus 7-Oct-1946 p13

The Aftermath


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1946_VFL_Grand_Final
http://afltables.com/afl/stats/games/1946/051119461005.html


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