1901 VFL Grand Final

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1901 VFL Grand Final
Essendon Collingwood
6.7 (43) 2.4 (16)
1 2 3 4
ESS 3.0 (18) 5.2 (32) 5.4 (34) 6.7 (43)
COL 0.1 (1) 0.3 (3) 2.3 (15) 2.4 (16)
Date 7 September 1901
Stadium Lake Oval
Attendance 30,000
← 1900 VFL Grand Final 1902 →

The 1901 VFL Grand Final was an Australian rules football game contested between the Essendon Football Club and Collingwood Football Club, held at the Lake Oval in Melbourne on 7 September 1901. It was the 4th annual Grand Final of the Victorian Football League, staged to determine the premiers for the 1901 VFL season. The match, attended by 30,031 spectators, was won by Essendon by a margin of 27 points.

Teams[edit]

Essendon
B: Fred Mann Jim Anderson Maurie Collins
HB: Son Barry Hugh Gavin Tod Collins (c)
C: George Hastings Harry Wright Herc Vollugi
HF: Fred Hiskins Albert Thurgood Jimmy Larkin
F: George Martin Ted Kinnear George Stuckey
Foll: Bill Robinson Jack McKenzie Billy Griffith
Reserve(s): - -
Coach: -
Collingwood
B: Charlie Dow Bill Proudfoot (c) Alf Dummett
HB: Oscar Hyman Lardie Tulloch Bill McCulloch
C: Charlie Pannam Fred Leach Peter Martin
HF: Bob Bryce Ted Rowell Arthur Leach
F: Jack Farrell Archie Smith Leo Morgan
Foll: Matthew Fell Frank Hailwood Alf Boyack
Reserve(s): - -
Coach: -

Statistics[edit]

Goalkickers[edit]

Essendon

  • A Thurgood 3
  • T Kinnear 1
  • G Martin 1
  • J McKenzie 1

Collingwood

  • B Bryce 2

See also[edit]