|1986 VFL premiership season|
(5th minor premiership)
(3rd Night series win)
|Attendance||3,395,611 (24,606 per match)|
|Brownlow Medallist||Greg Williams (Sydney)|
Robert DiPierdomenico (Hawthorn)
|Coleman Medallist||Brian Taylor (Collingwood)|
The 1986 VFL season was the 90th 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 Hawthorn Football Club for the sixth time, after it defeated Carlton by 42 points in the 1986 VFL Grand Final.
Hawthorn defeated Carlton 9.12 (66) to 5.6 (36) in the Final.
This was the round where Brian Taylor kicked his 100th goal of the season.
Main article: 1986 VFL Grand Final