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Reference_ 1956 VFL Grand Final

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Introduction


Season and Lead-up



Teams

Melbourne


B:John BeckwithPeter MarquisTrevor Johnson
HB:Don WilliamsNoel McMahenKeith Carroll
C:Frank AdamsKen MelvilleBrian Dixon
HF:Jim SandralClyde LaidlawLaurie Mithen
F:Bob B JohnsonAthol WebbIan Ridley
Foll:Denis CordnerRon Barassi JnrStuart Spencer
Reserve(s):Terry GleesonRalph Lane
Coach:Norm Smith


Collingwood

B:Lerrel SharpHarry SullivanNeville Waller
HB:Peter LucasFrank TuckRon Kingston
C:Ken HedtMick TwomeyThorold Merrett
HF:Ken TurnerMurray WeidemanBill Serong
F:Neil MannKen SmaleBob Greve
Foll:Ray GabelichLaurie RymerWilliam Jones
Reserve(s):Jack HamiltonBob Kupsch
Coach:Phonse Kyne


Reference_ 1956 VFL Grand Final - Winning Team (Melbourne)
Reference_ 1956 VFL Grand Final - Defeated Team (Collingwood)


The Game

M.C.G.
Sat, 15-Sep-1956 2:50 PM
Crowd: 115,802

TeamQ1Q2Q3Final
Melbourne2.4 (16)6.11 (47)10.16 (76)17.19 (121)
Collingwood3.3 (21)4.3 (27)5.6 (36)6.12 (48)
DifferenceCW by 5ME by 20ME by 40ME by 73


Goals:
Melbourne: S Spencer 5, A Webb 5, R Barassi 3, B Johnson 3, I Ridley
Collingwood: B Greve , W Jones , B Serong , K Smale , K Turner , B Twomey

Match Previews

MELBOURNE FOR FLAG. (1956, September 14). The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1956), p. 22. Retrieved April 19, 2013, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article84386384

Match Reviews

No heading (1956, September 17). The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1956), p. 7. Retrieved April 19, 2013, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-page8133416
No heading (1956, September 17). The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1956), p. 8. Retrieved April 19, 2013, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-page8133417

Photos

No heading. (1956, September 17). The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1956), p. 1. Retrieved April 19, 2013, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-page8133410


The Aftermath


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1956_VFL_Grand_Final
http://afltables.com/afl/stats/games/1956/041119560915.html


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