1919 VFL Grand Final

The 1919 VFL Grand Final was an Australian rules football game contested between the Collingwood Football Club and Richmond Football Club, held at the Melbourne Cricket Ground in Melbourne on 11 October 1919. It was the 22nd annual Grand Final of the Victorian Football League, staged to determine the premiers for the 1919 VFL season. The match, attended by 45,413 spectators, was won by Collingwood by a margin of 25 points, marking that club's fifth premiership victory.

1919 VFL Grand Final
Collingwood icon.svg
Collingwood
AFL Richmond Icon.jpg
Richmond
11.12 (78) 7.11 (53)
1 2 3 4
COLL 1.5 (11) 5.5 (35) 8.8 (56) 11.12 (78)
RICH 1.2 (8) 4.7 (31) 5.10 (40) 7.11 (53)
Date11 October 1919
StadiumMelbourne Cricket Ground
Attendance45,413
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TeamsEdit

 
 
 
 
Collingwood
 
 
 
 
 
Richmond
Collingwood
B: Wally Haysom Harry Saunders Maurie Sheehy
HB: Alec Mutch Bill Walton Bert Colechin
C: Tom Drummond Charlie Pannam Bill Twomey
HF: Ernie Wilson Harry Curtis Mal Seddon
F: Pen Reynolds Dick Lee Ernie Lumsden
Foll: Les Hughes Con McCarthy (c) Charlie Laxton
Res:
Coach: Jock McHale
Richmond
B: Artie Bettles Vic Thorp Paddy Abbott
HB: Frank Huggard Max Hislop George Parkinson
C: Stan Morris Checker Hughes Reg Hede
HF: George Bayliss Percy Maybury (c) Frank Harley
F: James Smith Hugh James Donald Don
Foll: Barney Herbert David Moffatt Clarrie Hall
Res:
Coach: Norm Clark

StatisticsEdit

GoalkickersEdit

Collingwood:

  • D Lee 3
  • M Seddon 2
  • H Curtis 1
  • L Hughes 1
  • C Laxton 1
  • E Lumsden 1
  • B Twomey 1
  • B Walton 1

Richmond:

  • G Bayliss 2
  • D Don 2
  • H James 2
  • F Harley 1

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