1962 VFL Grand Final
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Essendon
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Carlton
13.12 (90) 8.10 (58)
1 2 3 4
ESS 6.5 (41) 7.7 (49) 10.10 (70) 13.12 (90)
CAR 1.1 (7) 5.6 (36) 7.8 (50) 8.10 (58)
Date29 September 1962
StadiumMelbourne Cricket Ground
Attendance98,385
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The 1962 VFL Grand Final was an Australian rules football game contested between the Essendon Football Club and Carlton Football Club, held at the Melbourne Cricket Ground in Melbourne on 29 September 1962. It was the 65th annual Grand Final of the Victorian Football League, staged to determine the premiers for the 1962 VFL season. The match, attended by 98,385 spectators, was won by Essendon by a margin of 32 points, marking that club's 11th premiership victory.

Teams

Essendon
Carlton
Essendon
B: 05 David Shaw 36 Paul Doran 24 Don McKenzie
HB: 28 Alec Epis 10 Ian Shelton 32 Barry Davis
C: 14 Russell Blew 18 Graeme Beissel 12 Barry Capuano
HF: 16 Graeme Johnston 23 Ken Fraser 19 John Somerville
F: 25 Ken Timms 07 Charlie Payne 11 John Birt
Foll: 30 Geoff Leek 31 Hugh Mitchell 01 Jack Clarke (c)
Res: 34 Brian Sampson 06 Geoff Gosper
Coach: John Coleman
Carlton
B: 08 John Benetti 18 Peter Barry 16 Maurie Sankey
HB: 26 Graeme Anderson 20 Wes Lofts 14 Bob Crowe
C: 19 Ian Collins 09 Berkley Cox 30 Murray Kick
HF: 13 Graham Donaldson (c) 10 John James 12 John Gill
F: 05 Ken Greenwood 22 Tom Carroll 36 Peter Falconer
Foll: 02 John Nicholls 01 Sergio Silvagni 31 Bruce Williams
Res: 32 Vasil Varlamos 23 Martin Cross
Coach: Ken Hands

Umpire – Jack Irving

Scoreboard

Team 1 2 3 Final
Essendon 6.5 (41) 7.7 (49) 10.10 (70) 13.12 (90)
Carlton 1.1 (7) 5.6 (36) 7.8 (50) 8.10 (58)

Statistics

Goalkickers

Essendon:

  • Birt 4
  • Clarke 2
  • Mitchell 2
  • Payne 2
  • Johnston 1
  • Leek 1
  • Timms 1

Carlton:

  • Williams 3
  • Nicholls 2
  • Cross 1
  • Donaldson 1
  • Greenwood 1

Attendance

References

See also