1992 AFL Grand Final
Home TeamWest Coast
Away TeamGeelong
Date26 September 1992
StadiumMCG
CityMelbourne
TV in Australia
NetworkSeven Network
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The 1992 AFL Grand Final was an Australian rules football game contested between the Geelong Football Club and West Coast Eagles, held at the Melbourne Cricket Ground in Melbourne on 26 September 1992. It was the the 96th annual Grand Final of the Victorian Football League/Australian Football League, staged to determine the premiers for the 1992 AFL season. The match, attended by 95,007 spectators, was won by West Coast by a margin of 28 points, marking the first premiership by a team based outside the state of Victoria.

Background

At the conclusion of the home and away season, Geelong had finished first on the AFL ladder with 16 wins and 6 losses, winning the McClelland Trophy. West Coast had finished second with 15 wins and 5 losses and a draw.

Teams

West Coast
B: Guy McKenna Michael Brennan Don Pyke
HB: John Worsfold (c) Glen Jakovich Mitchell White
C: Peter Matera Dean Kemp Chris Waterman
HF: Chris Mainwaring Karl Langdon Chris Lewis
F: Ashley McIntosh Peter Sumich Dwayne Lamb
Foll: Paul Harding Craig Turley Tony Evans
Int: Peter Wilson Brett Heady
Coach: Mick Malthouse
Geelong
B: Sean Simpson Tim Darcy Andrew Rogers
HB: Ken Hinkley Tim McGrath Trevor Poole
C: Peter Riccardi Paul Couch Robert Scott
HF: Gary Ablett Barry Stoneham Russell Merriman
F: Geoff Miles Billy Brownless Michael Mansfield
Foll: John Barnes Mark Bairstow (c) Garry Hocking
Int: Andrew Wills Neville Bruns
Coach: Malcolm Blight

Statistics

Score

Team 1 2 3 4 Total
West Coast 2.6 6.8 11.15 16.17 16.17 (113)
Geelong 5.5 8.8 9.10 12.13 12.13 (85)

Goal kickers

West Coast

  • Sumich 6
  • Matera 5
  • Evans 3
  • Wilson 2

Geelong

  • Ablett 3
  • Brownless 3
  • Bruns 1
  • Couch 1
  • Hinkley 1
  • Poole 1
  • Riccardi 1
  • Stoneham 1

Norm Smith Medal

The Norm Smith Medal was won by West Coast's Peter Matera who kicked 5 goals from the wing, with 18 disposals

See also