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Reference_ 1955 VFL Grand Final

Matches



Introduction


Season and Lead-up



Teams

Melbourne

B:John BeckwithPeter MarquisTrevor Johnson
HB:Don WilliamsGeoff McGivernNoel McMahen
C:Ian McLeanKen MelvilleGeoff Case
HF:Laurie MithenClyde LaidlawBob McKenzie
F:Bob B JohnsonNoel ClarkeIan Ridley
Foll:Denis CordnerRon Barassi JnrStuart Spencer
Reserve(s):Terry GleesonFrank Adams
Coach:Norm Smith


Collingwood

B:Lerrel SharpJack HamiltonNeville Waller
HB:Peter LucasFrank TuckRon Kingston
C:Des HealeyJack ParkerThorold Merrett
HF:William JonesKen SmaleMurray Weideman
F:Mick TwomeyKeith BatchelorBob Rose
Foll:Neil MannArthur GoochRon Richards
Reserve(s):Jack HickeyBob Kupsch
Coach:Phonse Kyne


Reference_ 1955 VFL Grand Final - Winning Team (Melbourne)
Reference_ 1955 VFL Grand Final - Defeated Team (Collingwood)


The Game

M.C.G.
Sat, 17-Sep-1955 2:50 PM
Crowd: 88,053

TeamQ1Q2Q3Final
Melbourne2.3 (15)3.10 (28)4.13 (37)8.16 (64)
Collingwood2.2 (14)2.5 (17)4.6 (30)5.6 (36)
DifferenceME by 1ME by 11ME by 7ME by 28


Goals:
Melbourne: N Clarke 3, I Ridley 3, C Laidlaw , R McKenzie
Collingwood: M Weideman 2, W Jones , B Rose , K Smale

Match Previews


Match Reviews

DEMONS RIPPED HOLES IN ALL THE MAGPIES' PLANS!. (1955, September 19). The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1956), p. 19. Retrieved April 19, 2013, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article71696243

No heading. (1955, September 19). The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1956), p. 20. Retrieved April 19, 2013, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-page6564725

Photos

No heading. (1955, September 19). The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1956), p. 1. Retrieved April 19, 2013, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-page6564706

The Aftermath


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1955_VFL_Grand_Final
http://afltables.com/afl/stats/games/1955/041119550917.html


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