1970 Radiant Cup

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1970 Radiant Cup
VFL Night Series Cup
Season 1970
Teams 8
Winners Footscray (4th title)
Runner up Melbourne
Matches played 7
Attendance 86,505 (average 12,358 per match)

The 1970 VFL Radiant Night Premiership was the Victorian Football League end of season cup competition played in September of the 1970 VFL Premiership Season. Run as a knock-out tournament, it was contested by the eight VFL teams that failed to make the 1970 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. Footscray won its fourth night series cup defeating Melbourne in the final by 2 points.

Games[edit]

Round 1[edit]

Winning team Winning team score Losing team Losing team score Ground Crowd Date
Melbourne 15.16 (106) Richmond 14.9 (93) Lake Oval 10,591 Thursday, 3 September
Hawthorn 16.25 (121) Essendon 7.10 (52) Lake Oval 6,656 Tuesday, 8 September
Footscray 14.13 (97) North Melbourne 6.7 (43) Lake Oval 7,906 Thursday, 10 September
Fitzroy 11.19 (85) Geelong 12.12 (84) Lake Oval 6,035 Tuesday, 15 September

Semi Finals[edit]

Winning team Winning team score Losing team Losing team score Ground Crowd Date
Melbourne 11.12 (78) Footscray 11.11 (77) Lake Oval 23,882 Thursday, 17 September
Footscray 19.17 (121) Fitzroy 12.16 (88) Lake Oval 7,553 Tuesday, 22 September

Final[edit]

Winning team Winning team score Losing team Losing team score Ground Crowd Date
Footscray 13.17 (95) Melbourne 13.15 (93) Lake Oval 23,882 Monday, 28 September

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