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Reference_ 1947 VFL Grand Final

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Introduction


Season and Lead-up



Teams

Carlton

B:Richie GreenOllie GrieveGeorge Bailey
HB:Vin BrownBert DeaconJim Clark
C:Fred FitzgibbonErn HenfryDoug Williams
HF:Fred StaffordKen HandsRay Garby
F:Fred Davies b1921Jim BairdHerb Turner
Foll:Jack HowellJack BennettJack Conley
Reserve(s):Ken BaxterAllan Greenshields
Coach:Percy Bentley


Essendon

B:Les GardinerCec RuddellBob McClure
HB:Noel AllansonWally ButtsworthNorm McDonald
C:Bob BradleyHarold LambertGeorge Hassell
HF:Dick ReynoldsJack JonesBert Harper
F:Ivan GoodinghamBill BrittinghamKeith Rawle
Foll:Percy BushbyJack CassinBill Hutchison
Reserve(s):Ken NewtonGreg Tate
Coach:Dick Reynolds


Reference_ 1947 VFL Grand Final - Winning Team (Carlton)
Reference_ 1947 VFL Grand Final - Defeated Team (Essendon)


The Game

M.C.G.
Sat, 27-Sep-1947 2:50 PM
Crowd: 85,815

TeamQ1Q2Q3Final
Carlton4.0 (24)8.0 (48)10.4 (64)13.8 (86)
Essendon3.7 (25)8.11 (59)10.15 (75)11.19 (85)
DifferenceES by 1ES by 11ES by 11CA by 1


Goals:
Carlton: Davies 4, Baird 3, Turner 2, Garby , Henfry , Howell , Stafford
Essendon: Hutchison 4, Brittingham 2, Reynolds 2, Cassin , Goodingham , Rawle



Match Previews

Cassin for Essendon; Deacon, Grieve fit. (1947, September 26). The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1956), p. 20. Retrieved April 17, 2013, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article22510068
Fit teams to decide football premiership today. (1947, September 27). The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1956), p. 1. Retrieved April 17, 2013, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article22510192
Stronger Rucks Should Give Essendon Pennant. (1947, September 27). The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1956), p. 42. Retrieved April 17, 2013, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article22510270


Match Reviews

CARLTON WIN PREMIERSHIP IN LAST FEW SECONDS Eight Goals Straight In First Half. (1947, September 29). The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1956), p. 18. Retrieved April 17, 2013, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article22510650

Photos

CARLTON WINS THRILLING LEAGUE FINAL. (1947, September 29). The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1956), p. 1. Retrieved April 17, 2013, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article22510548

The Aftermath


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1947_VFL_Grand_Final
http://afltables.com/afl/stats/games/1947/030519470927.html



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