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Footscray
vs.
South Melb
Round 8 of 20 from 1968
Action from the 1st, 3rd & 4th quarters
Covered by
Commentators Jim Taylor,
Geoff Leek
John Rantall
Some of the Footscray cast
Peter Hines
#2
Kevin Stevens
#4
David Darcy
#15
Gary Merrington
#19
Les Bartlett
#20
Stuart Magee
#23
Fred Cook
#29
Len Cumming
#31
John Reilly
#32
President
Jack Collins
Coach
Charlie Sutton
Captain
Teddy Whitten #3
Some of the South Melb cast
Herbie Matthews
#2
Keith Baskin
#4
Tony Haenen
#8
Doug Priest
#9
Eric Sarich
#16
Paul Harrison
#18
John Sudholz
#20
Ian Davison
#29
Peter Bedford
#40
President
Brian Bourke
Coach
Alan Miller
Captain
Bobby Skilton #14
Field Umpires
Field Umpires Graham Huggins
Boundary Umpires
Boundary Umpires Arthur Cook
Bernie Lowden
Goal Umpires
Goal Umpires Peter Stokes
Ernie Traplin
"Elwin comes through a left footer he used to be defending very well for the Southerners in his first match"


Geoff Leek
Saturday 8th June 1968 from the Western Oval
Footscray
vs.
Hawthorn
Round 16 of 22 from 1973
Most of the 4th quarter
Covered by
Commentators Dick Mason
Thorold Merrett
Some of the Footscray cast
Graeme Cook
#7
Gordon Casey
#10
Ivan Rasmussen
#11
Barry Round
#14
Robert Rose
#22
Ron Jacks
#25
Grant Simmons
#29
Glenn Gingell
#37
Terry Wilkins
#48
President
Jack Collins
Coach
Bobby Rose
Captain
David Thorpe #16
Some of the Hawthorn cast
Bohdan Jaworskyj
#1
Geoff Ablett
#2
Peter Crimmins
#5
Mike Moncrieff
#6
Brian Douge
#11
Bruce Stevenson
#12
John Hendrie
#25
Gerald McCarthy
#26
Des Meagher
#30
President
Phil Ryan
Coach
John Kennedy
Captain
David Parkin #27
Field Umpires
Field Umpires Ian Artso
Boundary Umpires
Boundary Umpires Robert Gulliver
Basil Harris
Goal Umpires
Goal Umpires Bob Barker
Peter Stokes
Welsh.....gets out of it as if in snake fashion just slipped his skin


Dick Mason
Saturday 21st July 1973 from Western Oval
Footscray
vs.
Carlton
Round 21 of 22 from 1973
Some coverage of the 4th quarter
Covered by
Commentators Dick Mason
Some of the Footscray cast
Alan Stoneham
#3
Peter Welsh
#4
Laurie Sandilands
#9
Colin Dell
#12
Adrian Gallagher
#17
Ian Salmon
#18
Stuart Magee
#23
Glenn Gingell
#37
Terry Wilkins
#38
President
Jack Collins
Coach
Bob Rose
Captain
David Thorpe #16
Some of the Carlton cast
Gary Crane
#6
Trevor Keogh
#8
Bruce Doull
#11
Rod Austin
#21
Ray Byrne
#26
Peter Jones
(Percy) #28
Vin Waite
#30
Robert Walls
#42
David McKay
(Swan) #43
President
George Harris
Coach
John Nicholls
Captain
John Nicholls #2
Field Umpires
Field Umpires Kevin Smith
Boundary Umpires
Boundary Umpires Kevin Mitchell
Ian Wheeler
Goal Umpires
Goal Umpires Keith Pawley
Tom Rossiter
"Casey defending as he has- well all day that’s a saving mark.
Rasmussen 31 minutes gone, there's the siren"
Dick Mason
Saturday 25th August 1973 from the Western Oval
Richmond
vs.
Footscray
Round 22 of 22 from 1973
Extended coverage from the 4th quarter
Covered by
Commentators Dick Mason
Some of the Richmond cast
Rex Hunt
#5
Laurie Fowler
#11
Robert McGhie
#12
Brian Roberts
(Whale) #15
Neil Balme
#21
Kevin Bartlett
#29
Francis Jackson
#34
Mervyn Keane
#40
Bill Nalder
#46
President
Al Boord
Coach
Tommy Hafey
Captain
Royce Hart #4
Some of the Footscray cast
Dennis Collins
#15
Adrian Gallagher
#17
Les Bartlett
#20
Steve Power
#21
Robert Rose
#22
Stuart Magee
#23
Gary Steel
#33
Glenn Gingell
#37
Terry Wilkins
#48
President
Jack Collins
Coach
Bob Rose
Captain
David Thorpe #16
Field Umpires
Field Umpires John Sutcliffe
Boundary Umpires
Boundary Umpires Gary Grant
Geoffrey Lee
Goal Umpires
Goal Umpires Gerald Gaffney
Kevin Barker
"Short pass by Wilkins finds Gingell. Gingell in turn finds Magee. Magee to Salmon, Salmon goes bang with a long one but squares it up and Steel is there"
Dick Mason
Saturday 1st September 1973 from MCG
Footscray
vs.
Essendon
Round 17 of 22 from 1977
Action from the 4th quarter
Produced By
Covered by
Commentators John Waters
Doug Wade
Some of the Footscray cast
Bernie Quinlan
#2
Alan Stoneham
#3
Ray Huppatz
#7
Ian Morrison
#8
Laurie Sandilands
#9
Dennis Collins
#15
Dennis Blair
#16
Jim Edmond
#20
Wayne Foreman
#42
President
Dick Collinson
Coach
Billy Goggin
Captain
Gary Dempsey #24
Some of the Essendon cast
Wayne Newton
#2
Kenny Mansfield
#13
Colin Boyd
#17
Larry Watson
#22
Phillip Early
#25
Max Crow
#31
Timmy Watson
#32
Andy Wilson
#33
Garry Foulds
#38
President
Colin Stubbs
Coach
Billy Stephen
Captain
Ken Fletcher #21
Field Umpires
Field Umpires Geoff Polites
Mike Henry
Boundary Umpires
Boundary Umpires Geoff McQueen
Barry Carmichael
Goal Umpires
Goal Umpires Doug Langham
Kevin Barker
"Could be somebody's mouthguard from the crowd"
Doug Wade
Saturday 23rd July 1977 from Western Oval
Footscray
vs.
St Kilda
Round 13 of 22 from 1978
All of the fourth quarter
Covered by
Commentators Geoff Leek
Peter Booth
Some of the Footscray cast
Doug Hawkins
#7
Michael Kelly
#11
Glenn Scanlan
#15
Alby Smedts
#17
Richard Murrie
#26
Ian Low
#28
Ross Abbey
#30
John Reid
#33
Garry Wheeler
#39
President
Dick Collinson
Coach
Don McKenzie
Captain
Gary Dempsey #24
Some of the St Kilda cast
Carl Ditterich
#10
Maurice O’Keefe
#15
Phil Stevens
#19
Ian Baker
#20
Dale Evans
#22
Russell Tweeddale
#23
George Young
#27
Jeff Dunne
#48
Ian Sartori
#49
President
Graham Huggins
Coach
Mike Patterson
Captain (Acting)
Barry Breen #4
for Gary Colling #12
Field Umpires
Field Umpires Tony Bryant
John Wright
Boundary Umpires
Boundary Umpires Geoff McQueen
Bob Taggart
Goal Umpires
Goal Umpires < Barry Page
Bob Barker >
"Stoneham got up high, Dunstan back with a bit of a flick, Di Natale in towards Jennings… Templeton will get a free kick, no he won’t, its going to be a goal….to Scanlan his 2nd, its raining goals at the moment. Footscray’s 25th, there’s no doubt their going to kick the sweep today”
Peter Booth
Saturday 1st July 1978 from the Western Oval
Footscray
vs.
Essendon
Round 4 of 22 from 1979
Action from the 3rd & 4th quarters
Covered by
Commentators Graham Dawson
Doug Heywood
Some of the Footscray cast
Gary Cowton
#6
Terry Wheeler
#35
Wayne Foreman
#42
Norm Tivendale
#43
Mark Williams
#44
Rob Peers
#52
President
Charlie Sutton
Coach
Don McKenzie
Captain
Geoff Jennings #25
Some of the Essendon cast
Alan Reid
#2
Robert Shaw
#26
Allan Davis
#29
Denis Scanlon
#36
Ian Marsh
#37
Craig Barbary
#48
President
Colin Stubbs
Coach
Barry Davis
Captain (Acting)
Simon Madden #27
for Ken Fletcher #21
Field Umpires
Field Umpires Glenn James
Kenneth Norris
Boundary Umpires
Boundary Umpires Ian Hagger
Bob Taggart
Goal Umpires
Goal Umpires Barry Farrow
Peter Taylor
“In comes Peers, free kick to Wheeler grabbed without the ball at centre half back... he passes to Cowton running with the flight of the ball, he controls it well."


Graham Dawson
Saturday 28th April 1979 from the Western Oval
Footscray
vs.
Fitzroy
Round 10 of 22 from 1979
3rd quarter action
Produced By
Covered by
Commentators Jack Edwards &
Bobby Skilton
of HSV 7
followed by
Peter Booth &
Geoff Leek
of ABV 2
Some of the Footscray cast
Ian Morrison
#8
Richard Murrie
#26
Neil Bristow
#27
Ross Abbey
#30
Ian Dunstan
#32
Wayne Foreman
#42
President
Charlie Sutton
Coach
Don McKenzie
Captain (Acting)
acting captain
for Geoff Jennings
Some of the Fitzroy cast
Bernie Quinlan
#5
Kevin O'Keeffe
#11
Chris Hansen
#16
Graeme Allan
#27
Neville Taylor
#33
Leon Harris
#38
President
Frank Bibby
Coach
Bill Stephen
Captain
Ron Alexander
Field Umpires
Field Umpires John Sutcliffe
John Moss
Boundary Umpires
Boundary Umpires Graeme Carbery
Geoff Wilcox
Goal Umpires
Goal Umpires Jim Mahoney
Kevin Barker
"Kelly will have the chance of driving at the goal he steadies and puts the kick forward a beautiful piece of football by Footscray there"
Bobby Skilton
Saturday 9th June 1979 from VFL Park, Waverley
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