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1986 Australian Football Championships

The 1986 Australian Football Championships was an Australian rules football series between representative teams of the three major football states. Games involving Victoria were played under State of Origin rules, whilst the match between Western Australia and South Australia involved players based in their respective states at the time. The competition was won by Western Australia.[1]

ResultsEdit

Game 1Edit

Home team Home team score Away team Away team score Ground Crowd Date Time Broadcast Network
South Australia 18.17 (125) Victoria 17.13 (115) Football Park 43,143 13 May 1986 [2]

Game 2Edit

Home team Home team score Away team Away team score Ground Crowd Date Time Broadcast Network
Western Australia 18.19 (127) South Australia 12.16 (88) Football Park 27 May 1986 [4]

Game 3Edit

Home team Home team score Away team Away team score Ground Crowd Date Time Broadcast Network
Western Australia 21.11 (137) Victoria 20.14 (134) Subiaco Oval 39,863 8 July 1986 [1]

StandingsEdit

1986 Australian Championship
TEAM P W L D PF PA % PTS
1 Western Australia 2 2 0 0 264 222 54.32 4
2 South Australia 2 1 1 0 213 242 46.81 2
3 Victoria 2 0 2 0 249 262 48.73 0

SquadsEdit

Western Australia[5] South Australia Victoria [6][7]

Coach: Ron Alexander
Both Games

vs South Australia

vs Victoria

Coach: Graham Cornes

Both Games

vs Victoria

vs Western Australia

Other Squad Members

Coach: Kevin Sheedy
Both Games

vs South Australia

vs Western Australia

Other Squad Members

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d "(Buckenara brilliant as...) WA outkicks Victoria for 3-point win". The Canberra Times. 9 July 1986. p. 40. Retrieved 26 February 2016.
  2. ^ "Swans facing fit Richmond". The Canberra Times. 14 May 1986. p. 42. Retrieved 26 February 2016.
  3. ^ a b "Fos Williams Medallist". South Australian National Football League. South Australian National Football League. Retrieved 15 February 2016.
  4. ^ "Win for WA". The Canberra Times. 28 May 1986. p. 36. Retrieved 26 February 2016.
  5. ^ "State Games 1951 - 2011".
  6. ^ "Ablett for Adelaide?" (7). Victorian Football League. The Football Record. 10 May 1986. Retrieved 27 February 2016.
  7. ^ "Who Will Be Vic Full Back?" (15). Victorian Football League. The Football Record. 4 July 1986. p. 15. Retrieved 27 February 2016.