1921 VFL Grand Final

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Team 1 2 3 Final
Richmond 1.2 1.3 3.4 5.6 (36)
Carlton 2.2 3.4 3.6 4.8 (32)

The 1921 VFL Grand Final was an Australian rules football game contested between the Carlton Football Club and Richmond Football Club, held at the Melbourne Cricket Ground in Melbourne on 15 October 1921. It was the 25th annual Grand Final of the Victorian Football League, staged to determine the premiers for the 1921 VFL season. The match, attended by 43,122 spectators, was won by Richmond by a margin of 4 points, marking that club's second premiership victory and second in succession.

Teams[edit]

Richmond
B: George Weatherill Vic Thorp Ernest Taylor
HB: Norm McIntosh Max Hislop James Smith
C: Frank Harley Mel Morris Robert Carew
HF: Donald Don Robert Weatherill Norm Turnbull
F: Barney Herbert George Bayliss Clarrie Hall
Foll: Dan Minogue (c) Hugh James Checker Hughes
Reserve(s):
Coach: Dan Minogue
Carlton
B: Harry Toole Ernie Jamieson Croft McKenzie
HB: Wally Raleigh Paddy O'Brien Jack Greenhill
C: Jack Stephenson Billy Blackman Newton Chandler
HF: Alex Duncan Horrie Clover Bert Boromeo
F: Percy Daykin Gordon Green (c) Charlie Fisher
Foll: Frank Martin Rupe Hiskins Stewart McLatchie
Reserve(s):
Coach: Norm Clark

Statistics[edit]

Goalkickers[edit]

Richmond:

  • G Bayliss 2
  • H James 1
  • M Morris 1
  • N Turnbull 1

Carlton:

  • B Boromeo 1
  • A Duncan 1
  • S McLatchie 1
  • J Stephenson 1

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