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Reference_ 1947 VFA Grand Final





Introduction


Season and Lead-up



Teams

Port Melbourne

Roar of the Crowd VFA Finals Fiddian
B:Jack ButcherDes BakerSteve Hall
HB:Sid SearlCyril MannRay Trembath
C:Jack Sexton b1925Fred LockJim Ferguson
HF:Alby LewisBill HoustonKevin Houlihan
F:Arthur MurphyCharlie CulphJim Thoms
Foll:Ron ReynoldsWally Blake
Rov:Bill Findlay (c)
19th:Reg Murray


Sandringham

Argus 3-Oct-1947 p18 Friday Teams
B:Len Toyne (c)Jack O'TooleIan Brown
HB:Keith SleighFred L EvansDoug Laver
C:Russell GrambeauJim PattersonJack Irvine
HF:Kevin CollinsStan TomlinsJack Sales
F:Murray GuilleGeoff BrokenshireNeil Bencraft
Foll:Fred WebbHunt Cerini
Rov:Reg Parker
19th:Les Anders


Reference_ 1947 VFA Grand Final - Winning Team (Port Melbourne)
Reference_ 1947 VFA Grand Final - Defeated Team (Sandringham)


The Game

Sat 4-Oct-1947
Junction Oval (St Kilda)
Crowd: 24,000 (wikipedia)
Umpires: Barnes

TeamsQ1Q2Q3Final
Port Melbourne6.3 (39)9.5 (59)12.11 (83)15.15 (105)
Sandringham1.1 (7)5.5 (35)6.7 (43)11.8 (74)

Goals
Port Melbourne: Houston 5, Findlay 3, Thoms 3, Culph, Lewis, Murphy, Reynolds
Sandringham: Brokenshire 3, Collins 3, Parker 2, Guille, Laver, Sales


Match Previews

Argus 3-Oct-1947 p18
Argus 4-Oct-1947 p46

Match Reviews

Argus 6-Oct-1947 p18
Age 6-Oct-1947 p8


Photos

Age 6 Oct 1947 P8 STomlins JJListon 600thumb
Age 6 Oct 1947 P8 STomlins JJListon 600thumb

Argus 4 Oct 1947 P46 Bill Findlay 600thumb
Argus 4 Oct 1947 P46 Bill Findlay 600thumb

Argus 4 Oct 1947 P46 Len Toyne 600thumb
Argus 4 Oct 1947 P46 Len Toyne 600thumb

Argus 6 Oct 1947 P18 KCollins DParker 600thumb
Argus 6 Oct 1947 P18 KCollins DParker 600thumb


The Aftermath


http://www.thegapchessclub.org.au/vfa/ww/1947.htm
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1947_VFA_season


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