1926 VFL Grand Final

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Team 1 2 3 Final
Melbourne 4.5 7.7 14.9 17.17 (119)
Collingwood 1.1 6.4 7.6 9.8 (62)

The 1926 VFL Grand Final was an Australian rules football game contested between the Melbourne Football Club and Collingwood Football Club, held at the Melbourne Cricket Ground in Melbourne on 9 October 1926. It was the 30th annual Grand Final of the Victorian Football League, staged to determine the premiers for the 1926 VFL season. The match, attended by 59,632 spectators, was won by Melbourne by a margin of 57 points, marking that club's second premiership victory.

Teams[edit]

Melbourne
B: Charlie Streeter Harry Coy Jim Abernethy
HB: Bill Tymms Hugh Dunbar Ted Thomas
C: Dick Taylor Ivor Warne-Smith Jack Collins
HF: Stan Wittman Bob Johnson Jimmy Davidson
F: Francis Vine Dave Duff Harry Moyes
Foll: Albert Chadwick (c) Col Deane Herbert White
Reserve(s):
Coach: Albert Chadwick
Collingwood
B: Leo Wescott George Beasley Joe Poulter
HB: Ernie Wilson Albert Collier Jim Shanahan
C: John Harris Jack Beveridge Charlie Milburn
HF: Reg Baker Frank Murphy Harry Chesswas
F: Charlie Tyson (c) Gordon Coventry Harry Collier
Foll: Syd Coventry Bob Makeham Billy Libbis
Reserve(s):
Coach: Jock McHale

Statistics[edit]

Goalkickers[edit]

Melbourne:

  • B Johnson 6
  • H Moyes 3
  • S Wittman 3
  • D Duff 2
  • C Deane 1
  • R Taylor 1
  • F Vine 1

Collingwood:

  • H Collier 3
  • G Coventry 2
  • R Baker 1
  • A Collier 1
  • B Libbis 1
  • B Makeham 1

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