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Reference_ 1951 VFA Grand Final





Introduction

Age 8 Oct 1951 P14 Banner 600thumb
Age 8 Oct 1951 P14 Banner 600thumb

Season and Lead-up



Teams

Prahran

Source:Prahran Blue Boys Fiddian
B:Geoff JonesLaurie YatesKevin Colls
HB:Don ButlingBob CampbellRon Overs
C:Russell GrambeauPat 'Paddy' WalshDon Chipp
HF:Don KinnaburghBill MorrowFrank Shillabeer
F:Max Kruse SnrDoug McCullochMal Worrall
Foll:Ian ArmstrongBob Burgess
Rov:Ray Harvey
Res:Bill GallagherGraham Coningsby


Port Melbourne

Source:Roar of the Crowd VFA Finals Fiddian
B:Jim WilsonJim ClearyJack Drinan
HB:Geoff McDonaldBob KelseyAlan Woodbridge
C:Stan TuckerJack StoreyJack Mullane
HF:Bernie LaffeyBill DoyneKevin Houlihan
F:Reg MurrayBrian Wormy WalshBob Atkinson
Foll:Frank JohnsonTed Austin
Rov:Bernie Miller
Res:Gordon RamsayFrank Lowrie



Reference_ 1951 VFA Grand Final - Winning Team (Prahran)
Reference_ 1951 VFA Grand Final - Defeated Team (Port Melbourne)


The Game

Date: Sat 6-Oct-1951
Venue: Junction Oval (St Kilda)
Umpires: Merrington
Crowd: 32,500 (wikipedia)

TeamsQ1Q2Q3Final
Prahran1.6 (12)4.8 (32)8.9 (57)11.13 (79)
Port Melbourne2.1 (13)4.2 (26)8.6 (54)10.10 (70)

Goals
Prahran: Burgess 3, McCullock 2, Shillabeer 2, Grambeau, Harvey, Walsh, Worrall
Port Melbourne: Miller 5, Walsh 2, Laffey, Lowrie, Murray

Argus 5 Oct 1951 P12 HeightWeightAge 600thumb
Argus 5 Oct 1951 P12 HeightWeightAge 600thumb


Match Previews

Argus 5-Oct-1951 p12
Record Emerald Hill-Oct-1951 p5
Argus 6-Oct-1951 p12

Match Reviews

Record Emerald Hill 13-Oct-1951 p3
Argus 8-Oct-1951 p10
Age 8-Oct-1951 p14

Photos

Age 5 Oct 1951 P15 Prahran Training 600thumb
Age 5 Oct 1951 P15 Prahran Training 600thumb

Age 8 Oct 1951 P12 GF 600thumb
Age 8 Oct 1951 P12 GF 600thumb

Age 8 Oct 1951 P13 GF 600thumb
Age 8 Oct 1951 P13 GF 600thumb

Argus 5 Oct 1951 P10 Don Buttling Training 600thumb
Argus 5 Oct 1951 P10 Don Buttling Training 600thumb

Argus 5 Oct 1951 P12 Doug McCulloch Training 600thumb
Argus 5 Oct 1951 P12 Doug McCulloch Training 600thumb

Argus 6 Oct 1951 P1 Today Edema 600thumb
Argus 6 Oct 1951 P1 Today Edema 600thumb


Argus 8 Oct 1951 P10 ALewis PM MKruse Prahran 600thumb
Argus 8 Oct 1951 P10 ALewis PM MKruse Prahran 600thumb

Argus 8 Oct 1951 P9 GF Action 600thumb
Argus 8 Oct 1951 P9 GF Action 600thumb



The Aftermath




http://www.thegapchessclub.org.au/vfa/ww/1951.htm
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1951_VFA_season


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