Sunday 23rd February, 2020

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"The Canonical 12" 1925-1981



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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
Essendon
vs.
Footscray
Round 14 of 22 from 1979
2nd quarter action
Covered by
Commentators Peter Booth
Geoff Leek
Some of the Essendon cast
Alan Reid
#2
Garry Foulds
#10
Wayne Primmer
#15
Robert Shaw
#26
Glenn Hawker
#33
Denis Scanlon
#36
President
Colin Stubbs
Coach
Barry Davis
Captain (Acting)
Simon Madden #27
for Ken Fletcher #21
Some of the Footscray cast
Ian Hampshire
#1
Gary Cowton
#6
Richard Murrie
#26
Neil Bristow
#27
Ian Dunstan
#32
John Reid
#33
President
Charlie Sutton
Coach
Don McKenzie
Captain
Geoff Jennings
Field Umpires
Field Umpires Kevin Smith
Neville Nash
Boundary Umpires
Boundary Umpires Graham Carbery ↑
Stephen Donohue ↓
Goal Umpires
Goal Umpires ← Kevin Barker
Brian Pratt →
"Hawkins threw the ball away from Umpire Nash in absolute disgust at that decision"
Peter Booth
Saturday 7th July 1979 from Windy Hill
Essendon
vs.
Footscray
Round 14 of 22 from 1979
4th quarter action
Produced By
Covered by
Commentators Jack Edwards
Bobby Skilton
Some of the Essendon cast
Neale Daniher
#6
Frank Dunnell
#7
Steve Taubert
#16
Steve Robins
#24
Peter Bennett
#38
Russell Muir
#42
President
Colin Stubbs
Coach
Barry Davis
Captain (Acting)
Simon Madden #27
for Ken Fletcher #21
Some of the Footscray cast
Alan Stoneham
#3
John Moylan
#9
Mick Kelly
#11
Steve Hoffman
#16
Robert McGhie
#24
Ian Low
#28
President
Charlie Sutton
Coach
Don McKenzie
Captain
Geoff Jennings
Field Umpires
Field Umpires Neville Nash
Kevin Smith
Boundary Umpires
Boundary Umpires Graham Carbery ↑
Stephen Donohue ↓
Goal Umpires
Goal Umpires Kevin Barker →
← Brian Pratt
"From the boot of Alby Smedts and a good mark taken down there by Neil Cordy”
Bobby Skilton
Saturday 07th July 1979 from Windy Hill
Fitzroy
vs.
Footscray
Round 21 of 22 from 1979
Some action from the 2nd quarter
Covered by
Commentators Peter Booth
Geoff Leek
Some of the Fitzroy cast
Robert Walls
#9
Peter Keays
#13
Max Richardson
#15
Gerald McCarthy
#23
Bob Beecroft
#24
Harvey Merrigan
#36
President
Frank Bibby
Coach
Bill Stephen
Captain
Ron Alexander
Some of the Footscray cast
Alan Stoneham
#3
Gary Cowton
#6
Stephen Power
#21
Lee Perussich
#23
Wayne Foreman
#42
Mark Williams
#44
President
Charlie Sutton
Coach
Don McKenzie
Captain
Geoff Jennings
Field Umpires
Field Umpires Glenn James
John Moss
Boundary Umpires
Boundary Umpires Barry Carmichael
Bruce McLellan
Goal Umpires
Goal Umpires ← Bob Gilham
Peter Taylor →



Hampshire the punch, that's Poynton and he's pointing the ball up towards Centre Half Forward.
Peter Booth
Saturday 25th August 1979 from Junction Oval