1902 VFL Grand Final

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Team 1 2 3 Final
Collingwood 1.2 3.2 5.5 9.6 (60)
Essendon 1.3 2.7 3.7 3.9 (27)

The 1902 VFL Grand Final was an Australian rules football game contested between the Collingwood Football Club and Essendon Football Club, held at the Melbourne Cricket Ground in Melbourne on 20 September 1902. It was the 5th annual Grand Final of the Victorian Football League, staged to determine the premiers for the 1902 VFL season. The match, attended by 35,202 spectators, was won by Collingwood by a margin of 33 points, marking that club's first premiership victory.

Teams[edit]

Collingwood
B: George Lockwood Bill Proudfoot Matthew Fell
HB: Bob Rush Fred Leach Alf Dummett
C: Charlie Pannam Con McCormack John Allan
HF: Jack Incoll Ted Rowell George Angus
F: Harry Pears Teddy Lockwood Arthur Leach
Foll: Frank Hailwood Lardie Tulloch (c) Dick Condon
Reserve(s): - -
Coach: -
Essendon
B: Fred Mann Jack Geggie Bill Robinson
HB: Jim Anderson Hugh Gavin (c) George Hastings
C: Ted Kennedy Harry Wright Herc Vollugi
HF: Fred Hiskins Albert Thurgood Vic Hutchens
F: Jimmy Larkin Ted Kinnear Pat O'Loughlin
Foll: George Martin Jack McKenzie Billy Griffith
Reserve(s): - -
Coach: -

Statistics[edit]

Goalkickers[edit]

Collingwood

  • T Lockwoood 3
  • T Rowell 3
  • J Allan 1
  • G Angus 1
  • H Pears 1

Essendon

  • F Hiskins 1
  • P O'Loughlin 1
  • A Thurgood 1

See also[edit]