1951 Hawthorn Football Club season

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Hawthorn Football Club
1951 season
PresidentDave Prentice
CoachBob McCaskill
Captain(s)Kevin Curran
Home groundGlenferrie Oval
Lightning Premiership1st Round
VFL Season4–14 (11th)
Finals SeriesDid not qualify
Best and FairestJohn Kennedy Sr.
Leading goalkickerPat Cash (26)
Highest home attendance14,000 (Round 12 vs. Carlton)
Lowest home attendance9,000 (Round 5 vs. North Melbourne)
Average home attendance10,889

The 1951 season was the Hawthorn Football Club's 27th season in the Victorian Football League and 50th overall.

Fixture[edit]

Lightning Premiership[edit]

The lightning premiership was played between rounds 3 and 4.

Rd Date and local time Opponent Scores (Hawthorn's scores indicated in bold) Venue Attendance
Home Away Result
1 Wednesday, 9 May Melbourne 0.1 (1) 0.4 (4) Lost by 3 points Melbourne Cricket Ground (H)

Premiership Season[edit]

Rd Date and local time Opponent Scores (Hawthorn's scores indicated in bold) Venue Attendance Record
Home Away Result
1 Saturday, 21 April (2:15 pm) Carlton 13.9 (87) 7.15 (57) Lost by 30 points Princes Park (A) 13,000 0–1
2 Saturday, 28 April (2:15 pm) Essendon 9.7 (61) 12.14 (86) Lost by 25 points Glenferrie Oval (H) 12,000 0–2
3 Saturday, 5 May (2:15 pm) St Kilda 12.15 (87) 9.10 (64) Won by 23 points Glenferrie Oval (H) 10,000 1–2
4 Saturday, 12 May (2:15 pm) Richmond 17.18 (120) 7.14 (56) Lost by 64 points Punt Road Oval (A) 15,000 1–3
5 Saturday, 19 May (2:15 pm) North Melbourne 7.18 (60) 14.14 (98) Lost by 38 points Glenferrie Oval (H) 9,000 1–4
6 Saturday, 2 June (2:15 pm) Footscray 9.16 (70) 7.17 (59) Won by 11 points Glenferrie Oval (H) 10,000 2–4
7 Saturday, 9 June (2:15 pm) Geelong 20.13 (133) 8.15 (63) Lost by 70 points Kardinia Park (A) 20,000 2–5
8 Saturday, 16 June (2:15 pm) South Melbourne 12.14 (86) 7.11 (53) Lost by 33 points Lake Oval (A) 8,500 2–6
9 Saturday, 23 June (2:15 pm) Collingwood 8.9 (57) 13.7 (85) Lost by 28 points Glenferrie Oval (H) 12,000 2–7
10 Saturday, 7 July (2:15 pm) Fitzroy 10.14 (74) 11.9 (75) Won by 1 point Brunswick Street Oval (A) 8,500 3–7
11 Saturday, 14 July (2:15 pm) Melbourne 18.12 (120) 13.8 (86) Won by 34 points Glenferrie Oval (H) 10,000 4–7
12 Saturday, 21 July (2:15 pm) Carlton 5.8 (38) 7.13 (55) Lost by 17 points Glenferrie Oval (H) 14,000 4–8
13 Saturday, 28 July (2:15 pm) Essendon 16.18 (114) 8.11 (59) Lost by 55 points Windy Hill (A) 13,000 4–9
14 Saturday, 4 August (2:15 pm) St Kilda 11.8 (74) 9.14 (68) Lost by 6 points Junction Oval (A) 6,000 4–10
15 Saturday, 11 August (2:15 pm) Richmond 6.15 (51) 10.13 (73) Lost by 22 points Glenferrie Oval (H) 11,000 4–11
16 Saturday, 18 August (2:15 pm) North Melbourne 10.11 (71) 8.11 (59) Lost by 12 points Arden Street Oval (A) 6,000 4–12
17 Saturday, 25 August (2:15 pm) Footscray 11.14 (80) 9.10 (64) Lost by 16 points Western Oval (A) 14,000 4–13
18 Saturday, 1 September (2:15 pm) Geelong 5.8 (38) 10.10 (70) Lost by 32 points Glenferrie Oval (H) 10,000 4–14
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Ladder[edit]

1951 VFL ladder
Team P W L D PF PA % Pts
1 Geelong (P) 18 14 4 0 1485 1097 135.37 56
2 Collingwood 18 14 4 0 1499 1193 125.65 56
3 Essendon 18 13 5 0 1530 1262 121.24 52
4 Footscray 18 12 6 0 1316 1165 112.96 48
5 Fitzroy 18 10 6 2 1373 1305 105.21 44
6 Richmond 18 10 8 0 1551 1327 116.88 40
7 Carlton 18 8 9 1 1341 1253 107.02 34
8 South Melbourne 18 8 9 1 1399 1505 92.96 34
9 North Melbourne 18 7 11 0 1224 1433 85.42 28
10 St Kilda 18 5 13 0 1311 1595 82.19 20
11 Hawthorn 18 4 14 0 1136 1515 74.98 16
12 Melbourne 18 1 17 0 1230 1745 70.49 4
Key: P = Played, W = Won, L = Lost, D = Drawn, PF = Points for, PA = Points against

References[edit]

  1. ^ "AFL Tables - 1951 Season Scores". afltables.com. Retrieved 13 September 2016.