1920 VFL Grand Final
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Richmond
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Collingwood
7.10 (52) 5.5 (35)
1 2 3 4
RICH 1.2 (8) 2.5 (17) 4.7 (31) 7.10 (52)
COLL 1.2 (8) 1.2 (8) 3.4 (22) 5.5 (35)
Date2 October 1920
StadiumMelbourne Cricket Ground
Attendance53,908
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The 1920 VFL Grand Final was an Australian rules football game contested between the Richmond Football Club and Collingwood Football Club, held at the Melbourne Cricket Ground in Melbourne on 2 October 1920. It was the 23rd annual Grand Final of the Victorian Football League, staged to determine the premiers for the 1920 VFL season. The match, attended by 53,908 spectators, was won by Richmond by a margin of 17 points, marking that club's first VFL/AFL premiership victory.

Score

Team 1 2 3 Final
Richmond 1.2 2.5 4.7 7.10 (52)
Collingwood 1.2 1.2 3.4 5.5 (35)





Teams

Richmond
Collingwood
Richmond
B: Reg Hede Vic Thorp Ernest Taylor
HB: George Parkinson Max Hislop James Smith
C: Stan Morris Checker Hughes Robert Carew
HF: Donald Don Bob Weatherill Frank Harley
F: Hugh James Dan Minogue (c) Billy James
Foll: Barney Herbert David Moffatt Clarrie Hall
Res:
Coach: Dan Minogue
Collingwood
B: Gus Dobrigh Harry Saunders Bert Colechin
HB: Charlie Brown Percy Rowe Charlie Tyson
C: Tom Drummond Charlie Pannam Bill Twomey
HF: Ernie Wilson Gordon Coventry Maurie Sheehy
F: Ernie Lumsden (c) Harry Curtis Percy Wilson
Foll: Les Hughes Con McCarthy Charlie Laxton
Res:
Coach: Jock McHale

Statistics

Goalkickers

Richmond FC, premiers
Richmond FC, premiers

Richmond:

  • D Don 2
  • C Hall 1
  • F Harley 1
  • B James 1
  • H James 1
  • B Weatherill 1

Runners Up:

  • G Coventry 3
  • E Lumsden 1
  • M Sheehy 1

References

See also