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2004 VFL season
Teams13
PremiersSandringham
(8th premiership)
Minor premiersPort Melbourne
(17th minor premiership)
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The 2004 Victorian Football League season was the 123rd season of the Australian rules football competition.

The premiership was won by the Sandringham Football Club, after defeating Port Melbourne by four points in the Grand Final on 19 September.

Premiership season

Ladder

2004 VFL season
Pos Team Pld W L D PF PA PP Pts
1 Port Melbourne 18 14 4 0 2025 1504 134.6 56 Finals
2 Sandringham (P) 18 13 5 0 1730 1293 133.8 52
3 Werribee 18 12 6 0 1565 1285 121.8 48
4 North Ballarat 18 11 7 0 1516 1380 109.9 44
5 Tasmania 18 11 7 0 1558 1596 97.6 44
6 Coburg 18 11 7 0 1391 1448 96.1 44
7 Box Hill 18 10 8 0 1659 1597 103.9 40
8 Bendigo 18 9 9 0 1725 1736 99.4 36
9 Geelong reserves 18 7 11 0 1578 1566 100.8 28
10 Williamstown 18 6 12 0 1465 1832 80.0 24
11 Frankston 18 5 13 0 1388 1551 89.5 20
12 Northern Bullants 18 5 13 0 1329 1514 87.8 20
13 Springvale 18 3 15 0 1375 2002 68.7 12
Source:[citation needed]
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) percentage; 3) number of points for.
(P) Premiers

Finals Series

  Qualifying and elimination finals Semi-finals Preliminary finals Grand final
                                   
  QF1: August 29, North Port Oval  
1  Port Melbourne 17.20 (122)  
4  North Ballarat 8.12 (60)     SF1: September 4, Bellerive Oval  
     North Ballarat 13.6 (84)    
EF1: August 28, York Park      Tasmania 15.9 (99)       PF1: September 11, North Port Oval
5  Tasmania 16.10 (106)        Port Melbourne 11.15 (81)  
8  Bendigo 13.9 (87)          Box Hill 8.5 (53)     GF: September 19, Optus Oval
         Port Melbourne 9.9 (63)
  EF2: August 28, North Port Oval       PF2: September 12, North Port Oval      Sandringham 9.13 (67)
6  Coburg 8.11 (59)          Sandringham 12.10 (82)  
7  Box Hill 9.14 (68)     SF2: September 5, North Port Oval        Tasmania 6.8 (44)  
     Werribee 11.15 (81)    
QF2: August 28, North Port Oval      Box Hill 13.11 (89)    
2  Sandringham 11.17 (83)  
3  Werribee 7.10 (52)  

Grand Final

2004 VFL Grand Final
Sunday 19 September

(2:10 pm)

Port Melbourne def. by Sandringham Optus Oval (crowd: 8,196) [1]
4.3 (27)
6.5 (41)
7.7 (49)
 9.9 (63)
Q1
Q2
Q3
 Final
3.3 (21)
7.7 (49)
9.11 (65)
 9.13 (67)
Umpires: Donlon, Kamolins, Sully
Norm Goss Memorial Medal: Guy Rigoni (Sandringham)
J. Clayton 2, Grima 2, Pitt 2, Aloi, Baird, Harding Goals Sautner 4, Williams 2, Crowe, Gallagher, Sylvia
  • Sandringham led by 17 points at the 26-minute mark of the final quarter. Two quick goals to Port Melbourne closed the margin to five points, and a final shot from fifty metres out with only a few seconds remaining was on target but fell just short and was rushed for a behind.

Awards

Notable events

See also

References

  1. ^ Rebecca Williams (20 September 2004). "Zebras earn stripes". Herald Sun. Melbourne, VIC. p. 59.
  2. ^ "Frosty Miller Medallists". Fox Sports Pulse. 25 May 2016. Retrieved 4 August 2016.
  3. ^ "2004 Medallists across Australia". Footystats Diary. Retrieved 4 August 2016.
  4. ^ "Fothergill-Round Medallists". Sportingpulse. 29 October 2014. Retrieved 20 December 2014.
  5. ^ "Sports details". Herald Sun. Melbourne, VIC. 20 September 2004. p. 67.
  6. ^ Caroline Wilson (29 August 2003). "Blues in trouble for stomping on Bullants". The Age. Melbourne, VIC. Retrieved 31 July 2016.
  7. ^ "2004 review". Footystats. Archived from the original on 3 March 2016. Retrieved 31 July 2016.