1960 Night Series Cup

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1960 Night Series Cup
VFL Night Series Cup
Season 1960
Teams 8
Winners South Melbourne (3rd title)
Runner up Hawthorn
Matches played 7
Attendance 93,100 (average 13,300 per match)

The 1960 VFL Night Premiership Cup was the Victorian Football League end of season cup competition played in September of the 1960 VFL Premiership Season. This was the fifth season of the VFL Night Series. Run as a knock-out tournament, it was contested by the eight VFL teams that failed to make the 1960 VFL finals series. Games were played at the Lake Oval, Albert Park, then the home ground of South Melbourne, as it was the only ground equipped to host night games. South Melbourne went on to win the night series cup for the third time, defeating Hawthorn in the final by 13 points.

Games[edit]

Round 1[edit]

Winning team Winning team score Losing team Losing team score Ground Crowd Date
South Melbourne 7.13 (55) Footscray 7.10 (52) Lake Oval 15,800 Thursday, 1 September
Richmond 7.9 (51) Carlton 6.10 (46) Lake Oval 10,600 Tuesday, 6 September
Geelong 8.11 (59) St Kilda 6.5 (41) Lake Oval 5,600 Thursday, 8 September
Hawthorn 17.21 (123) North Melbourne 9.7 (61) Lake Oval 9,800 Tuesday, 13 September

Semi Finals[edit]

Winning team Winning team score Losing team Losing team score Ground Crowd Date
South Melbourne 11.14 (80) Richmond 6.15 (51) Lake Oval 16,800 Thursday, 15 September
Hawthorn 14.20 (104) Geelong 6.8 (44) Lake Oval 14,500 Tuesday, 20 September

Final[edit]

Winning team Winning team score Losing team Losing team score Ground Crowd Date
South Melbourne 10.12 (72) Hawthorn 8.11 (59) Lake Oval 20,000 Tuesday, 27 September

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