1959 Hawthorn Football Club season

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Hawthorn Football Club
1959 season
PresidentDr. A.S. Ferguson
CoachJack Hale
Captain(s)John Kennedy Sr.
Home groundGlenferrie Oval
Night seriesRunner-up
VFL season9–9 (7th)
Finals seriesDid not qualify
Best and fairestAllan Woodley
Leading goalkickerGarry Young (35)
Highest home attendance28,000 (Round 6 vs. Carlton)
Lowest home attendance10,000 (Round 14 vs. Footscray)
Average home attendance16,833

The 1959 season was the Hawthorn Football Club's 35th season in the Victorian Football League and 58th overall.

Fixture[edit]

Night Series[edit]

Rd Date and local time Opponent Scores (Hawthorn's scores indicated in bold) Venue Attendance
Home Away Result
1 Monday, 7 September St Kilda 11.17 (83) 4.7 (31) Won by 52 points Lake Oval 12,400
Semi-final Thursday, 17 September South Melbourne 13.14 (92) 13.10 (88) Won by 4 points Lake Oval 16,100
Final Monday, 28 September Fitzroy 10.10 (70) 4.16 (40) Lost by 30 points Lake Oval 9,200

Premiership Season[edit]

Rd Date and local time Opponent Scores (Hawthorn's scores indicated in bold) Venue Attendance Record
Home Away Result
1 Saturday, 18 April (2:30 pm) Fitzroy 19.17 (131) 17.18 (120) Lost by 11 points Brunswick Street Oval (A) 20,000 0–1
2 Saturday, 2 May (2:30 pm) Geelong 18.15 (123) 12.12 (84) Won by 39 points Glenferrie Oval (H) 14,000 1–1
3 Saturday, 9 May (2:30 pm) Footscray 8.10 (58) 15.12 (102) Won by 44 points Western Oval (A) 17,417 2–1
4 Saaturday, 16 May (2:30 pm) South Melbourne 19.14 (128) 13.19 (87) Won by 31 points Glenferrie Oval (H) 25,000 3–1
5 Saturday, 23 May (2:30 pm) St Kilda 10.21 (81) 11.11 (77) Lost by 4 points Junction Oval (A) 21,500 3–2
6 Saturday, 30 May (2:30 pm) Carlton 11.9 (75) 12.11 (83) Lost by 8 points Glenferrie Oval (H) 28,000 3–3
7 Saturday, 6 June (2:20 pm) Richmond 14.9 (93) 8.15 (63) Won by 30 points Glenferrie Oval (H) 14,500 4–3
8 Saturday, 13 June (2:20 pm) North Melbourne 12.12 (84) 8.6 (54) Lost by 30 points Arden Street Oval (A) 12,500 4–4
9 Saturday, 27 June (2:20 pm) Melbourne 6.16 (52) 11.11 (77) Lost by 25 points Glenferrie Oval (H) 17,000 4–5
10 Saturday, 4 July (2:20 pm) Essendon 14.13 (97) 12.20 (92) Won by 5 points Glenferrie Oval (H) 15,500 5–5
11 Saturday, 11 July (2:20 pm) Collingwood 10.15 (75) 10.14 (74) Lost by 1 point Victoria Park (A) 24,502 5–6
12 Saturday, 18 July (2:20 pm) Fitzroy 8.13 (61) 8.19 (67) Lost by 6 points Glenferrie Oval (H) 15,500 5–7
13 Saturday, 25 July (2:20 pm) Geelong 14.16 (100) 13.13 (91) Lost by 9 points Kardinia Park (A) 10,072 5–8
14 Saturday, 1 August (2:20 pm) Footscray 14.15 (99) 7.10 (52) Won by 47 points Glenferrie Oval (H) 10,000 6–8
15 Saturday, 8 August (2:20 pm) South Melbourne 8.14 (62) 10.3 (63) Won by 1 point Lake Oval (A) 13,000 7–8
16 Saturday, 15 August (2:20 pm) St Kilda 10.11 (71) 5.5 (35) Won by 36 points Glenferrie Oval (H) 12,000 8–8
17 Saturday, 22 August (2:20 pm) Carlton 13.20 (98) 14.12 (96) Lost by 2 points Princes Park (A) 18,720 8–9
18 Saturday, 29 August (2:20 pm) Richmond 10.13 (73) 17.14 (116) Won by 43 points Punt Road Oval (A) 12,000 9–9
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Ladder[edit]

1959 VFL ladder
Pos Team Pld W L D PF PA % Pts
1 Melbourne (P) 18 13 4 1 1731 1213 142.7 54 Finals
2 Carlton 18 13 5 0 1534 1404 109.3 52
3 Collingwood 18 12 6 0 1477 1215 121.6 48
4 Essendon 18 11 7 0 1598 1422 112.4 44
5 Fitzroy 18 10 7 1 1533 1351 113.5 42
6 North Melbourne 18 10 8 0 1331 1490 89.3 40
7 Hawthorn 18 9 9 0 1592 1412 112.7 36
8 St Kilda 18 9 9 0 1428 1515 94.3 36
9 South Melbourne 18 8 10 0 1515 1465 103.4 32
10 Geelong 18 5 13 0 1320 1681 78.5 20
11 Richmond 18 4 14 0 1309 1771 73.9 16
12 Footscray 18 3 15 0 1178 1607 73.3 12
Source: VFL ladder
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) percentage; 3) number of points for.
(P) Premiers.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "AFL Tables – 1959 Season Scores". afltables.com. Retrieved 13 September 2016.