1920 VFL Grand Final

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Team 1 2 3 Final
Richmond 1.2 2.5 4.7 7.10 (52)
Collingwood 1.2 1.2 3.4 5.5 (35)

The 1920 VFL Grand Final was an Australian rules football game contested between the Richmond Football Club and Collingwood Football Club, held at the Melbourne Cricket Ground in Melbourne on 2 October 1920. It was the 24th annual Grand Final of the Victorian Football League, staged to determine the premiers for the 1920 VFL season. The match, attended by 53,908 spectators, was won by Richmond by a margin of 17 points, marking that club's first premiership victory.

Teams[edit]

Richmond
B: Reg Hede Vic Thorp Ernest Taylor
HB: George Parkinson Max Hislop James Smith
C: Stan Morris Checker Hughes Robert Carew
HF: Donald Don Robert Weatherill Frank Harley
F: Hugh James Dan Minogue (c) William James
Foll: Barney Herbert David Moffatt Clarrie Hall
Reserve(s):
Coach: Dan Minogue
Collingwood
B: Gus Dobrigh Harry Saunders Bert Colechin
HB: Charlie Brown Percy Rowe Charlie Tyson
C: Tom Drummond Charlie Pannam Bill Twomey
HF: Ernie Wilson Gordon Coventry Maurie Sheehy
F: Ernie Lumsden (c) Harry Curtis Percy Wilson
Foll: Les Hughes Con McCarthy Charlie Laxton
Reserve(s):
Coach: Jock McHale

Statistics[edit]

Goalkickers[edit]

Richmond:

  • D Don 2
  • C Hall 1
  • F Harley 1
  • B James 1
  • H James 1
  • B Weatherill 1

Runners Up:

  • G Coventry 3
  • E Lumsden 1
  • M Sheehy 1

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