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Carlton
vs.
Footscray
Round 1 of 22 from 1985
Action from the 3rd quarter
Covered by
Commentators Jack Edwards
Peter McKenna
Some of the Carlton cast
Wayne Blackwell
#8
Brad Shine
#10
Bruce Reid
#17
Alan Montgomery
#17
Rhett Baynes
#20
Brendan Hartney
#24
President
John Elliott
Coach
David Parkin
Captain
Wayne Johnston #7
Some of the Footscray cast
Brad Hardie
#4
Allen Daniels
#11
Robert Groenewegen
#14
Simon Beasley
#18
Tony Buhagiar
#21
Mick Ford
#45
President
Dr Tony Capes
Coach
Michael Malthouse
Captain (Acting)
acting
(for) Jim Edmond #20
Field Umpires
Field Umpires Peter Howe
John Russo
Boundary Umpires
Boundary Umpires Bruce McLellan
Phil Sutton
Goal Umpires
Goal Umpires < Robert Gilham
Bob Taggart >
"It's been a lengthy quarter but its been a beauty, if I never see a better quarter than this for 85, I won't be disappointed- it's been fantastic football"



Jack Edwards
Saturday 30th March 1985 from Princes Park
Melbourne
vs.
Footscray
Round 4 of 22 from 1985
4th quarter action
Produced By
Covered by
Commentators Jack Edwards
Peter McKenna
Some of the Melbourne cast
Robin White
#5
Brian Wilson
#7
Mark Withers
#15
David Cordner
#28
Paul Payne
#43
John Fidge
#44
President
Sir Billy Snedden
Coach
Ronald Dale Barassi
Captain
Robert Flower #2
Some of the Footscray cast
Doug Hawkins
#7
Rick Kennedy
#8
Les Bamblett
#9
Michael Egan
#10
Allen Daniels
#11
Michael Ford
#45
President
Dr Tony Capes
Coach
Michael Malthouse
Captain
Jimmy Edmond #20
Field Umpires
Field Umpires Ross Castle
Geoff Morrow
Boundary Umpires
Boundary Umpires Steven Cato
Chris Sporton
Goal Umpires
Goal Umpires David Mitchell
Wayne Smith
As that mark was taken by the best man on the ground at this stage in Andrew Purser who had a magnificent first quarter against Peter Moore

Peter McKenna
Saturday 20th April 1985 from V.F.L Park, Waverley
Footscray
vs.
Essendon
Round 5 of 22 from 1985
Action from the 2nd & 4th quarters
Produced By
Covered by
Commentators Peter Landy
Lew Richards
Some of the Footscray cast
Jim Sewell
#2
Les Bamblett
#9
Steve MacPherson
#27
Neil Cordy
#29
Rod McPherson
#43
Brian Cordy
#49
President
Dr Tony Capes
Coach
Michael Malthouse
Captain
Jimmy Edmond #20
Some of the Essendon cast
Tony Elshaug
#14
Alan Ezard
#15
Paul Van Der Haar
#18
Paul Weston
#28
Tim Watson
#32
Chris Waterson
#35
President
Greg Sewell
Coach
Kevin Sheedy
Captain
Terry Daniher #5
Field Umpires
Field Umpires Glenn James
Rowan Sawers
Boundary Umpires
Boundary Umpires Graeme Hunichen
Adrian Ryan
Goal Umpires
Goal Umpires Malcolm Foster
Peter Taylor
"Royal one baulk, snap shot with the right foot - close looks a great goal from Royal and he's dobbed it"

- Peter Landy
Saturday 27th April 1985 from the Western Oval
Footscray
vs.
Essendon
Round 5 of 22 from 1985
Action from the all four quarters
Produced By
Covered by
Commentators Doug Heywood
Drew Morphett
Some of the Footscray cast
Andrew Purser
#1
Robert Groenewegen
#14
Phil Maylin
#17
Tony Buhagiar
#21
Darren Baxter
#35
Michael McLean
#51
President
Dr Tony Capes
Coach
Michael Malthouse
Captain
Jimmy Edmond #20
Some of the Essendon cast
Neil Clarke
#8
Darren Williams
#13
Mark Thompson
#26
Simon Madden
#27
Glenn Hawker
#33
Mark Harvey
#38
President
Greg Sewell
Coach
Kevin Sheedy
Captain
Terry Daniher #5
Field Umpires
Field Umpires Rowan Sawers
Glenn James
Boundary Umpires
Boundary Umpires Graeme Hunichen
Adrian Ryan
Goal Umpires
Goal Umpires Malcolm Foster & Peter Taylor
"Look out here comes Royal, possession number fourteen steadies and sends a beautiful left footer it'll be through... it'll be through... you can't do much better than that... well Brian Royal you've done some brilliant things today but that's the best of them"
- Doug Heywood
Saturday 27th April 1985 from the Western Oval
Footscray
vs.
St Kilda
Round 11 of 22 from 1985
Action from the 2nd quarter
Produced By
Covered by
Commentators Bobby Skilton
Sandy Roberts
Some of the Footscray cast
Brad Hardie
#4
Alister Ford
#6
Rick Kennedy
#8
Phil Maylin
#17
Rod McPherson
#43
Zeno Tzatzaris
#48
President
Dr Tony Capes
Coach
Michael Malthouse
Captain
Jimmy Edmond #20
Some of the St Kilda cast
Alan Sidebottom
#2
Silvio Foschini
#6
Andrew Manning
#18
Paul Temay
#40
Andrew Jobling
#46
Ben Ingleton
#53
President
Lindsay Fox
Coach
Graeme Gellie
Captain (Acting)
Acting
(for) Trevor Barker
Field Umpires
Field Umpires Rowan Sawers
Phil Waight
Boundary Umpires
Boundary Umpires Paul Nicholls
Doug Gower
Goal Umpires
Goal Umpires < Brian Pratt
Leigh Keen >
"Steve McPherson hooks it back, it's 3 goals to Steve McPherson and that was just too easy"


Bobby Skilton
Saturday 08th June 1985 from the Western Oval
Footscray
vs.
St Kilda
Round 11 of 22 from 1985
1st, 2nd & 3rd quarter action
Produced By
Covered by
Commentators Doug Heywood
Clarke Hansen
Some of the Footscray cast
Allen Daniels
#11
Robert Groenewegen
#14
Tony Buhagiar
#21

Steve Wallis
#24
Brian Cordy
#49
Michael McLean
#51
President
Dr Tony Capes
Coach
Michael Malthouse
Captain
Jimmy Edmond #20
Some of the St Kilda cast
Robert Mace
#7
Phil Narkle
#8
Tony Lockett
#14
Peter Kiel
#17
John Bennett
#25
Gary Odgers
#29
President
Lindsay Fox
Coach
Graeme Gellie
Captain (Acting)
Acting
(for) Trevor Barker #1
Field Umpires
Field Umpires Phil Waight
Rowan Sawers
Boundary Umpires
Boundary Umpires Phil Sutton
Adrian Ryan
Goal Umpires
Goal Umpires Brian Pratt
Leigh Keen
"Sidebottom's there in front of Ford, Buhagiar who's roving well...kicks now under pressure is that a goal? It is, oh that's an incredible goal by Tony Buhagiar"
Clarke Hansen
Saturday 8th June 1985 from the Western Oval
Footscray
vs.
Carlton
Round 12 of 22 from 1985
Action from the 1st quarter
Produced By
Covered by
Commentators Mike Fitzpatrick
Drew Morphett
Some of the Footscray cast
Doug Hawkins
#7
Rick Kennedy
#8
Robert Groenewegen
#14
Phil Maylin
#17
Tony Buhagiar
#21
Brian Royal
#33
President
Dr Tony Capes
Coach
Michael Malthouse
Captain
jimmy Edmond #20
Some of the Carlton cast
Stephen Silvagni
#1
Michael Aitken
#13
Rod Austin
#21 (Curly)
Spiro Kourkoumelis
#28
Tom Alvin
#31
Peter Rohde
#41
President
John Elliott
Coach
David Parkin
Captain (Acting)
Ken Hunter #9
(for) Wayne Johnston #7
Field Umpires
Field Umpires Kevin Smith
Brian Woodhead
Boundary Umpires
Boundary Umpires Malcolm Owen
Chris Sporton
Goal Umpires
Goal Umpires < Bernie Lowden
Robert Gilham >
"Well Madden might be winning the taps but Purser around the ground has set up so many things for Footscray "
Drew Morphett
Saturday 15th June 1985
North Melb
vs.
Footscray
Round 13 of 22 from 1985
Action from all four quarters
Produced By
Covered by
Commentators Peter Landy
Lew Richards
Some of the North Melb cast
Mark Lisle
#1
Kevin McGuire
#31
Michael Passmore
#37
Brendan Ryan
#40
Peter Jonas
#45
Darren Crocker
#49
President
Bob Ansett
Coach
John Kennedy (Senior)
Captain
Wayne Schimmelbusch
Some of the Footscray cast
Brad Hardie
#4
Rick Kennedy
#8
Michael Ford
#45
Michael McLean
#46
Zeno Tzatzaris
#48
Brian Cordy
#49
President
Dr Tony Capes
Coach
Michael Malthouse
Captain
Jimmy Edmond #20
Field Umpires
Field Umpires Ian Robinson
Peter Carey
(300th game for Ian Robinson)
Boundary Umpires
Boundary Umpires Paul Nicholls
Leigh Paterson
Goal Umpires
Goal Umpires Brian Pratt
Roy Ferguson
Great mark taken by McPherson who decides to play on gets it to Daniels, Daniels left half forward flank goes goal wards a long shot up to the 10 metre square Beasley & McCann - BEASLEY! Oh great mark.

Peter Landy
Saturday 22nd June 1985 from V.F.L Park, Waverley
Geelong
vs.
Footscray
Round 14 of 22 from 1985
Action from the 1st & 4th quarters
Produced By
Covered by
Commentators Jack Edwards
Peter McKenna
Some of the Geelong cast
Gary Ablett
#5
Greg Williams
#11
Michael Kol
#37
Damien Christensen
#39
Steve Hocking
#41
Shane Williams
#44
President
Dr Kevin Threlfall
Coach
Tommy Hafey
Captain (Acting)
(acting for)
Mike Turner #9
Some of the Footscray cast
Brad Hardie
#4
Doug Hawkins
#7
Allen Daniels
#11
Phil Maylin
#17
Tony Buhagiar
#21
Brian Royal
#33
President
Dr Tony Capes
Coach
Michael Malthouse
Captain
Jimmy Edmond #20
Field Umpires
Field Umpires Peter Howe
Rowan Sawers
Boundary Umpires
Boundary Umpires Ray Prosser
Chris Sporton
Goal Umpires
Goal Umpires Barry Farrow
Roger Selwood
Soccered in mid air down toward Bamblett, he won't leave anything short, look at him go, no one's coming up to meet him, Bamblett going nearly half the length of the ground, he shoots the goal and its through it's a goal, it's a goal!


Jack Edwards
Saturday 29th June 1985 from Kardinia Park,
Fitzroy
vs.
Footscray
Round 19 of 22 from 1985
Action from the 4th quarter
Produced By
Covered by
Commentators Geoff Leek
Tim Lane
Some of the Fitzroy cast
Paul Roos
#1
Graham Osborne
#19
Peter Burke
#26
Ross Lyon
#29
Richard Osborne
#44
John Blakey
#54
President
Brian White
Coach
Robert Walls
Captain
Matthew Rendell #9
Some of the Footscray cast
Phil Maylin
#17
Peter Foster
#32
Neil Peart
#37
Michael Ford
#45
Brian Cordy
#49
Michael McLean
#51
President
Dr Tony Capes
Coach
Michael Malthouse
Captain
Jimmy Edmond
Field Umpires
Field Umpires John Russo
Ian Robinson
Boundary Umpires
Boundary Umpires Paul Budge
Keith Norman
Goal Umpires
Goal Umpires Eric Armstrong
William Pryde
Here's Jim Edmond.. long kick.. BEASLEY... his mark of the match




Geoff Leek
Saturday 10th August 1985 from Victoria Park, Abbotsford
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