|1980 VFL premiership season|
10th minor premiership
|Night series||North Melbourne|
1st Night series win
|Brownlow Medallist||Kelvin Templeton (Footscray)|
|Coleman Medallist||Michael Roach (Richmond)|
|Total attendance||3,770,917 (27,325 per match)|
The 1980 VFL season was the 84th season of the Victorian Football League (VFL), the highest level senior Australian rules football competition in Victoria. The season featured twelve clubs, ran from 29 March until 27 September, and comprised a 22-game home-and-away season followed by a finals series featuring the top five clubs.
The premiership was won by the Richmond Football Club for the tenth time, after it defeated Collingwood by 81 points in the 1980 VFL Grand Final.
North Melbourne defeated Collingwood 8.9 (57) to 7.12 (54) in the final.
Main article: 1980 VFL Grand Final
Richmond defeated Collingwood 23.21 (159) to 9.24 (78), in front of a crowd of 113,461 people. (For an explanation of scoring see Australian rules football).