1967 TANFL season

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The 1967 Tasmanian Australian National Football League (TANFL) premiership season was an Australian Rules football competition staged in Hobart, Tasmania over nineteen (19) roster rounds and four (4) finals series matches between 1 April and 16 September 1967.

1967 TANFL Premiership Season
General Information
Founded 12 June 1879 in Hobart, Tasmania
Previous Names TFA (1879–1886)
STFA (1887–1896)
STFL (1897)
STFA (1898–1905)
TFL (1906–1927)
TANFL President Mr Merv McNeair O.B.E
Participating Clubs Clarence Kangaroos
Glenorchy Magpies
Hobart Tigers
New Norfolk Eagles
North Hobart Robins
Sandy Bay Seagulls
Stadiums North Hobart Oval
Bellerive Oval
KGV Football Park
TCA Ground
Boyer Oval
Queenborough Oval
1967 TANFL Premiership Season.
Premiers Nth Hobart 11.12 (78) v Glenorchy 8.16 (64)
Minor Premier Glenorchy
Wooden Spooner Hobart (3rd)
Grand Final attendance 17,523 at North Hobart Oval
Total Roster Series attendance 218,319 for 57 matches at 3,830
Total Finals Series attendance 56,878 for 4 matches at 14,219
Total aggregate attendance 275,197 for 61 matches at 4,511

Participating Clubs[edit]

1967 TANFL Club Coaches[edit]

TANFL Reserves Grand Final[edit]

TANFL Under-19's Grand Final[edit]

(Saturday, 30 September 1967)

State Preliminary Final[edit]

(Saturday, 23 September 1967)

Note: North Hobart (TANFL guernseys) and East Launceston (NTFA guernseys) wore alternate strips due to a guernsey clash.

State Grand Final[edit]

(Saturday, 30 September 1967) – (See:1967 Tasmanian State Premiership Final)

  • WynyardDesign.PNG – Wynyard: 1.1 (7) | 9.7 (61) | 10.9 (69) | 13.14 (92)
  • RedlegsDesign.png – Nth Hobart: 3.8 (26) | 5.11 (41) | 11.17 (83) | 12.19 (91)
  • Attendance: 8,289 at West Park Oval

Note: This match was abandoned and officially declared as "No Result" due to a ground invasion by spectators.

Intrastate Matches[edit]

Jubilee Shield (Saturday, 6 May 1967)

Jubilee Shield (Saturday, 3 June 1967)

Inter-Association Match (Sunday, 4 June 1967)

Inter-Association Match (Saturday, 17 June 1967)

Interstate Match[edit]

Interstate Match (Saturday, 17 June 1967)

Leading Goalkickers: TANFL[edit]

  • Australia – David Collins (Nth Hobart) – 53
  • Australia – Brent Palfreyman (Sandy Bay) – 45
  • Australia – Alan Besier (New Norfolk) – 42
  • Australia – Darrel West (Glenorchy) – 42
  • Australia – Burnie Payne (Hobart) – 35

Medal Winners[edit]

  • Australia – John Richmond (Clarence) – William Leitch Medal
  • Australia – Robert "Boy" Wilton (New Norfolk) – George Watt Medal (Reserves)
  • Australia – G.Barnes (New Norfolk) – V.A Geard Medal (Under-19's)
  • Australia – Ron Marney (Glenorchy) – Weller Arnold Medal (Best player in Intrastate matches)

1967 TANFL Ladder[edit]

Team Played Won Lost Draw For Against Percentage Points
Glenorchy 19 13 5 1 1622 1226 132.30% 54
Clarence 19 11 7 1 1593 1470 108.37% 46
New Norfolk 19 10 8 1 1513 1433 105.58% 42
North Hobart 19 10 8 1 1494 1575 94.86% 42
Sandy Bay 19 7 12 0 1418 1630 86.99% 28
Hobart 19 4 15 0 1439 1742 82.61% 16

Round 1[edit]

(Saturday, 1 April 1967)

Round 2[edit]

(Saturday, 8 April 1967)

  • NewNorfolkDesign.PNG – New Norfolk 17.18 (120) v Clarence 10.14 (74) – Att: 4,415 at North Hobart Oval
  • TigersDesign.png – Hobart 16.20 (116) v Nth Hobart 5.17 (47) – Att: 3,546 at TCA Ground
  • GlenorchyDesign.PNG – Glenorchy 18.12 (120) v Sandy Bay 7.10 (52) – Att: 4,146 at KGV Park

Round 3[edit]

(Saturday, 15 April 1967)

Round 4[edit]

(Saturday, 22 April & Tuesday, 25 April 1967)

Round 5[edit]

(Saturday, 29 April 1967)

  • SandyBayDesign.png – Sandy Bay 10.18 (78) v Nth Hobart 8.10 (58) – Att: 4,431 at North Hobart Oval
  • NewNorfolkDesign.PNG – New Norfolk 10.16 (76) v Hobart 10.8 (68) – Att: 2,882 at TCA Ground
  • GlenorchyDesign.PNG – Glenorchy 9.8 (62) v Clarence 7.11 (53) – Att: 4,991 at KGV Park

Round 6[edit]

(Saturday, 6 May 1967)

Round 7[edit]

(Saturday, 13 May 1967)

Round 8[edit]

(Saturday, 20 May 1967)

  • SandyBayDesign.png – Sandy Bay 11.9 (75) v New Norfolk 10.11 (71) – Att: 4,022 at North Hobart Oval
  • GlenorchyDesign.PNG – Glenorchy 15.9 (99) v Nth Hobart 9.12 (66) – Att: 4,017 at KGV Park
  • TathraDesign.png – Clarence 13.12 (90) v Hobart 13.7 (85) – Att: 4,696 at TCA Ground

Round 9[edit]

(Saturday, 27 May 1967)

Round 10[edit]

(Saturday, 10 June & Monday, 12 June 1967)

Note: This was the highest roster match attendance in both TANFL and Tasmanian football history.

Round 11[edit]

(Saturday, 24 June 1967)

Round 12[edit]

(Saturday, 1 July 1967)

  • GlenorchyDesign.PNG – Glenorchy 11.10 (76) v Sandy Bay 9.7 (61) – Att: 2,138 at North Hobart Oval
  • RedlegsDesign.png – Nth Hobart 8.11 (59) v Hobart 6.8 (44) – Att: 1,910 at TCA Ground
  • NewNorfolkDesign.PNG – New Norfolk 9.14 (68) v Clarence 5.8 (38) – Att: 1,483 at Boyer Oval

Round 13[edit]

(Saturday, 8 July 1967)

Round 14[edit]

(Saturday, 15 July 1967)

  • TathraDesign.png – Clarence 13.20 (98) v Sandy Bay 7.9 (51) – Att: 5,023 at North Hobart Oval
  • GlenorchyDesign.PNG – Glenorchy 14.11 (95) v Hobart 10.17 (77) – Att: 3,029 at KGV Park
  • RedlegsDesign.png – Nth Hobart 13.13 (91) v New Norfolk 10.6 (66) – Att: 2,296 at Boyer Oval

Round 15[edit]

(Saturday, 22 July 1967)

  • RedlegsDesign.png – Nth Hobart 13.9 (87) v Sandy Bay 11.9 (75) – Att: 4,490 at North Hobart Oval
  • NewNorfolkDesign.PNG – New Norfolk 16.17 (113) v Hobart 7.9 (51) – Att: 1,836 at Boyer Oval
  • GlenorchyDesign.PNG – Glenorchy 8.19 (67) v Clarence 10.5 (65) – Att: 4,715 at KGV Park

Round 16[edit]

(Saturday, 29 July 1967)

Round 17[edit]

(Saturday, 5 August 1967)

Round 18[edit]

(Saturday, 12 August 1967)

  • TathraDesign.png – Clarence 16.8 (104) v Hobart 14.15 (99) – Att: 3,292 at North Hobart Oval
  • RedlegsDesign.png – Nth Hobart 8.11 (59) v Glenorchy 6.15 (51) – Att: 4,022 at KGV Park
  • NewNorfolkDesign.PNG – New Norfolk 11.17 (83) v Sandy Bay 11.9 (75) – Att: 2,098 at Boyer Oval

Round 19[edit]

(Saturday, 19 August 1967)

First Semi Final[edit]

(Saturday, 26 August 1967)

  • RedlegsDesign.png – Nth Hobart: 1.5 (11) | 3.11 (29) | 6.12 (48) | 9.12 (66)
  • NewNorfolkDesign.PNG – New Norfolk: 1.4 (10) | 4.10 (34) | 7.12 (54) | 8.13 (61)
  • Attendance: 12,536 at North Hobart Oval

Second Semi Final[edit]

(Saturday, 2 September 1967)

  • GlenorchyDesign.PNG – Glenorchy: 0.3 (3) | 4.3 (27) | 5.11 (41) | 7.12 (54)
  • TathraDesign.png – Clarence: 0.5 (5) | 1.6 (12) | 4.10 (34) | 6.14 (50)
  • Attendance: 12,235 at North Hobart Oval

Preliminary Final[edit]

(Saturday, 9 September 1967)

  • RedlegsDesign.png – Nth Hobart: 0.1 (1) | 6.5 (41) | 9.7 (61) | 11.11 (77)
  • TathraDesign.png – Clarence: 3.8 (26) | 3.15 (33) | 5.16 (46) | 8.20 (68)
  • Attendance: 14,584 at North Hobart Oval

Grand Final[edit]

(Saturday, 16 September 1967)

  • RedlegsDesign.png – Nth Hobart: 3.3 (21) | 6.5 (41) | 9.8 (62) | 11.12 (78)
  • GlenorchyDesign.PNG – Glenorchy: 2.5 (17) | 2.12 (24) | 3.13 (31) | 8.16 (64)
  • Attendance: 17,523 at North Hobart Oval

Source: All scores and statistics courtesy of the Hobart Mercury and Saturday Evening Mercury (SEM) publications.

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