2004 Wizard Home Loans Cup

The 2004 Wizard Home Loans Cup was the Australian Football League competition played in its entirety before the Australian Football League's 2004 Premiership Season began. The AFL National Cup is also sometimes referred to as the pre-season cup because it is played in its entirety before the Premiership Season begins. [1]

2004 Wizard Home Loans Cup
Season2004
Teams16
WinnersSt Kilda (2nd title)
Matches played15
Attendance259,762 (average 17,317 per match)
Michael Tuck MedallistRobert Harvey (St Kilda)

GamesEdit

Round 1Edit

Home team Home team score Away team Away team score Ground Crowd Date
Essendon 2.13.11 (107) Fremantle 1.13.12 (99) Marrara Oval 13,196 Friday, 20 February, 7:10 PM
Western Bulldogs 0.12.9 (81) Richmond 2.13.9 (105) Telstra Dome 22,537 Friday, 20 February, 7:40 PM
Kangaroos 2.10.13 (91) Melbourne 4.11.11 (113) Manuka Oval 3,227 Saturday, 21 February, 1:10 PM
West Coast 1.18.14 (131) Collingwood 0.2.14 (26) Subiaco Oval 24,101 Saturday, 21 February, 5:40 PM
Port Adelaide 1.8.5 (65) Geelong 2.10.7 (85) Bundaberg Rum Stadium 7,645 Saturday, 21 February, 7:10 PM
Hawthorn 0.4.16 (40) Brisbane Lions 0.12.5 (77) York Park 12,443 Sunday, 22 February, 1:10 PM
Sydney 2.4.6 (48) Carlton 1.22.9 (150) Telstra Stadium 6,190 Sunday, 22 February, 3:45 PM
Adelaide 1.11.5 (80) St Kilda 1.12.12 (93) AAMI Stadium 13,905 Sunday, 22 February, 4:40 PM

Quarter FinalsEdit

Home team Home team score Away team Away team score Ground Crowd Date
West Coast 0.11.9 (75) Melbourne 1.11.12 (87) Telstra Dome 8,753 Friday, 27 February, 7:40 PM
Carlton 1.9.3 (66) Geelong 0.13.8 (86) Optus Oval 11,862 Saturday, 28 February, 2:10 PM
Essendon 1.12.9 (90) Brisbane Lions 2.8.13 (79) Telstra Dome 19,120 Saturday, 28 February, 7:40 PM
St Kilda 2.15.11. (119) Richmond 1.7.6 (57) Telstra Dome 18,177 Sunday, 29 February, 5:10 PM

Semi FinalsEdit

Home team Home team score Away team Away team score Ground Crowd Date
Melbourne 2.8.10 (76) Geelong 2.8.11 (77) Telstra Dome 18,537 Friday, 5 March, 7:40 PM
Essendon 1.11.9 (84) St Kilda 2.16.12 (126) Telstra Dome 29,536 Saturday, 6 March, 7:40 PM

Grand FinalEdit

Home team Home team score Away team Away team score Ground Crowd Date
Geelong 1.10.7 (76) St Kilda 1.14.5 (98) Telstra Dome 50,533 Saturday, 13 March, 7:30 PM

ScorecardEdit

St Kilda vs Geelong
Team Q1 Q2 Q3 Final
St Kilda 0.4.1 (25) 0.7.3 (45) 0.10.4 (64) 1.14.5 (98)
Geelong 0.2.1 (13) 1.7.5 (56) 1.10.6 (75) 1.10.7 (76)
Venue: Telstra Dome, Melbourne
Date: 13 March 2004 – 7:30PM AEDT
Attendance: 50,533
Umpires: Michael Vozzo, Scott McLaren, Corin Rowe, Shane McInerney
Goal scorers: St Kilda Goals: 4: Guerra
2: Hamill, Gehrig, Riewoldt
1: Jones, Hayes, Ball, Milne, Montagna
Geelong Goals: 5: Kingsley
2: Graham, McCarthy
1: Haynes, Ablett
Best: St Kilda Harvey, Hayes, Guerra, Dal Santo, Voss, Ball
Geelong Enright, Kingsley, Milburn, Rahilly, Scarlett, Mooney
Reports: nil
Injuries: nil
Coin toss winner: St Kilda
Michael Tuck Medal: Robert Harvey
Australian television broadcaster: Network Ten
National Anthem: Jordan Doroschuk

Grand Final teamsEdit

St Kilda Football ClubEdit

Team
B: Brett Voss Luke Penny Troy Schwarze
HB: Steven Baker Matt Maguire Austinn Jones
C: Heath Black Lenny Hayes Nick Dal Santo
HF: Aaron Hamill Nick Riewoldt Xavier Clarke
F: Stephen Milne Fraser Gehrig Brent Guerra
Foll: Trent Knobel Stephen Powell Luke Ball
Int: Andrew Thompson Brendon Goddard Justin Koschitzke
Jason Blake Leigh Montagna Robert Harvey
Coach: Grant Thomas

Geelong Football ClubEdit

Team
B: James Rahilly Matthew Scarlett Darren Milburn
HB: Tom Harley Cameron Mooney Brenton Sanderson
C: Jimmy Bartel Corey Enright David Spriggs
HF: Gary Ablett Jnr Ben Graham James Kelly
F: Henry Playfair Kent Kingsley David Haynes
Foll: Paul Chambers Cameron Ling Peter Riccardi
Int: Kane Tenace Joel Corey Matthew McCarthy
Max Rooke Paul Chapman Josh Hunt
Coach: Mark Thompson

Final placingsEdit

1. St Kilda
2. Geelong
3. Melbourne
4. Essendon
5. Brisbane
6. West Coast
7. Carlton
8. Richmond
9. Fremantle
10. Adelaide
11. North Melbourne
12. Western Bulldogs
13. Port Adelaide
14. Hawthorn
15. Sydney
16. Collingwood

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Visual Entertainment Group Pty Ltd (2004). "Australian Football Video 2004 Wizard Home Loans Cup Grand Final - Sports Delivered". AFL DVD. Archived from the original on 12 September 2012. Retrieved 11 January 2009.

Other seasonsEdit