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Footscray
vs.
Melbourne
Grand Final 1954
Some action from all quarters
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Commentators
Some bloke
written
up as
"Mr Football"
Some of the Footscray cast
John Kerr
#1
Teddy Whitten
#3
Charlie Sutton
#6
Arthur Edwards
#11
Ron Stockman
#17
Dave Bryden
#18
Jim Gallagher
#24
Doug Reynolds
#28
Ron McCarthy
#33
President
Otto Grobbecker
Coach
Charlie Sutton
Captain
Charlie Sutton #6
Some of the Melbourne cast
Ken Christie
#4
Lance Arnold
#10
Laurie Mithen
#11
Bob Johnson
#18
Don Williams
#25
Noel Clarke
#26
John Beckwith
#30
Ronnie Barassi
#31
Noel McMahen
#35
President
Bert Chadwick
Coach
Norm Smith
Captain
Geoff Collins #8
Field Umpires
Field Umpires
Jack McMurray Junior
Boundary Umpires
Boundary Umpires
Malcolm Henderson
William Treloar
Goal Umpires
Goal Umpires
Alfred Rees
Edward White
Inside the Charts:
Sh-Boom by The Crew Cuts
"Alan Martin handballs over to Donald – they had a beautiful combination around the half back line picked up by Johnny Kerr best on ground in 54 Grand Final -effort by that player towards Gilmore. A stab pass by Gilmore a beautiful pass hits Jack Collins right on the chest."

Ted Whitten narrating this in 1991
Saturday 25th September 1954 from the MCG
Footscray
vs.
Melbourne
Grand Final 1954
This retrospective made sometime prior to 1983 Grand Final
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Commentators
Lew Richards
Teddy Whitten
talk through
the 8 minutes
Some of the Footscray cast
Jack Collins
#2
Peter Box
#5
Roger Duffy
#7
Don Ross
#9
Alan Martin
#19
Wally Donald
#22
Herb Henderson
#25
Harvey Stevens
#32
Brian Gilmore
#34
President
Otto Grobbecker
Coach
Charlie Sutton
Captain
Charlie Sutton #6
Some of the Melbourne cast
Denis Cordner
#1
Ian McLean
#5
Ken Albiston
#6
Geoff Case
#7
Geoff Collins
#8
Stuart Spencer
#12
Geoff McGivern
#17
Ralph Lane
#34
Ken Melville
#38
President
Bert Chadwick
Coach
Norm Smith
Captain
Geoff Collins #8
Field Umpires
Field Umpires
Jack McMurray Junior
Boundary Umpires
Boundary Umpires
William Treloar
Malcolm Henderson
Goal Umpires
Goal Umpires
Edward White
Alfred Rees
Inside the Charts:
Three Coins in the Fountain
"There goes Doug Reynolds once more this is a nice piece of football you will see him take a handball back here & eventually the ball bounces back into his arms & he puts it through on his left boot, we could do anything in the last quarter"

Teddy Whitten
Saturday 25th September 1954
Hawthorn
vs.
Footscray
Grand Final of 1961
Nearly all of the 1st quarter (misses the first bounce)
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Commentators
Mike Williamson,
Bert Deacon,
Geoff Raymond
Reg Hickey
Some of the Hawthorn cast
Les Kaine
#1
Graham Arthur
#2
Graham Cooper
#10
Malcolm Hill
#11
Steadman Hay
#20
John Peck
#23
Cam McPherson
#26
Reg Poole
#29
Colin Youren
#30
President
Dr Sandy Ferguson
Coach
John Kennedy
Captain
Graham Arthur #2
Some of the Footscray cast
Merv Hobbs
#2
Teddy Whitten
#3
Bob Ware
#4
Keith Beamish
#6
Bob Spargo
#8
Cameron McDonald
(Onka) #9
Alex Gardiner
#12
Barney McKellar
#30
Ian Bryant
#37
President
Harry Dolphin
Coach
Teddy Whitten
Captain
Teddy Whitten #3
Field Umpires
Field Umpires
Frank Schwab
Boundary Umpires
Boundary Umpires
Herb Kent
John Hicks
Goal Umpires
Goal Umpires
Keith Cree
William Ludlow
Inside the Charts:
A Scottish Soldier (Green Hills of Tyrol) by Andy Stewart
“Has a second bite of the cherry and puts it though, that’s his second, Johnny Quarrell’s second”


Michael Williamson
Saturday 23rd September 1961 from the MCG
Hawthorn
vs.
Footscray
Grand Final 1961
Nearly all of the 2nd quarter (misses start of qtr)
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Commentators
Geoff Raymond
Reg Hickey
Mike Williamson
Bert Deacon
Some of the Hawthorn cast
Graham Arthur
#2
Morton Browne
#4
John Fisher
#5
Ian Law
#7
John Winneke
#12
Ian Mort
#14
John Cunningham
#19
John Peck
#23
John McArthur
#28
President
Dr Sandy Ferguson
Coach
John Kennedy
Captain
Graham Arthur #2
Some of the Footscray cast
Merv Hobbs
#2
Teddy Whitten
#3
Bob Ware
#4
Keith Beamish
#6
John Schultz
#14
John Quarrell
#15
John Hoiles
#23
Jack Slattery
#24
John Jillard
#25
President
Harry Dolphin
Coach
Teddy Whitten
Captain
Teddy Whitten #3
Field Umpires
Field Umpires
Frank Schwab
Boundary Umpires
Boundary Umpires
John Hicks
Herb Kent
Goal Umpires
Goal Umpires
William Ludlow
Keith Cree
Inside the Charts:
Take Good Care of My Baby by Bobby Vee
"Well Beamish is down on the ground and I didn't hear the siren go there but the siren has gone, Mike you heard it did you?"




Geoff Raymond
Saturday 23rd September 1961
Hawthorn
vs.
Footscray
Grand Final 1961
3rd quarter in whole
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Audio-Visual
Commentators
Mike Williamson,
Bert Deacon,
Geoff Raymond
Reg Hickey
Some of the Hawthorn cast
Morton Browne
#4
John Fisher
#5
Brendan Edwards
#9
Graham Cooper
#10
John Winneke
#12
Ian Mort
#14
Cam McPherson
#26
John McArthur
#28
Garry Young
#31
President
Dr Sandy Ferguson
Coach
John Kennedy
Captain
Graham Arthur #2
Some of the Footscray cast
Bob Ware
#4
Charlie Stewart
#5
Alex Gardiner
#12
John Schultz
#14
John Quarrell
#15
Graham Ion
#17
John Hoiles
#23
John Jillard
#25
Bernie Lee
#29
President
Harry Dolphin
Coach
Teddy Whitten
Captain
Teddy Whitten #3
Field Umpires
Field Umpires
Frank Schwab
Boundary Umpires
Boundary Umpires
John Hicks
Herb Kent
Goal Umpires
Goal Umpires
Keith Cree
William Ludlow
Inside the Charts:
Hello Mary Lou by Rick Nelson
Very interesting to note that Beamish is off the ground for Footscray, he's been replaced by Charlie....Charlie.... Stewart from Shepparton who gets his big chance this afternoon on the half forward flank, Quarrell goes into the roving position in the forward pocket
Bert Deacon
Saturday 23rd September 1961 from the MCG
Hawthorn
vs.
Footscray
Grand Final 1961
4th quarter in whole
Produced By
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Audio-Visual
Commentators
Mike Williamson
Geoff Raymond
Reg Hickey
Bert Deacon
Some of the Hawthorn cast
Les Kaine
#1
Ron Nalder
#3
Malcolm Hill
#11
John Cunningham
#19
Steadman Hay
#20
Phil Hay
#22
Reg Poole
#29
Colin Youren
#30
Garry Young
#31
President
Dr Sandy Ferguson
Coach
John Kennedy
Captain
Graham Arthur #2
Some of the Footscray cast
Charlie Stewart
#5
Cameron McDonald
#9
Ken Duff
#16
Graham Ion
#17
Charlie Evans
#28
Bernie Lee
#29
Barney McKellar
#30
Ian Bryant
#37
Barry Ion
#38
President
Harry Dolphin
Coach
Teddy Whitten
Captain
Teddy Whitten #3
Field Umpires
Field Umpires
Frank Schwab
Boundary Umpires
Boundary Umpires
Herb Kent
John Hicks
Goal Umpires
Goal Umpires
William Ludlow
Keith Cree
Inside the Charts:
Crying by Roy Orbison
"However we would like to take this opportunity of congratulating our director Alf Potter I'm sure all of you watching this telecast at home have enjoyed the pictures you've seen as a result of the great work done by our cameramen & our crew here & especially the work of our director Alf Potter"
Michael Williamson
Saturday 23rd September 1961 from the MCG
Richmond
vs.
Footscray
Round 22 of 22 from 1973
Extended coverage from the 4th quarter
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Audio-Visual
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
Inside the Charts:
Old Fashioned Way by Charles Aznavour
"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
Richmond
vs.
Footscray
Round 5 of 22 from 1983
Action from all four quarters
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Audio-Visual
Commentators
Sandy Roberts
Bob Skilton
Some of the Richmond cast
David Palm
#6
Matthew Wall
#12
Phil Egan
#13
Greg Strachan
#19
Wayne Shand
#30
Graeme Landy
#34
Craig Balme
#36
Michael Rolfe
#41
Brian Winton
#42
President
Ian Wilson
Coach
Francis Bourke
Captain
Barry Rowlings #22
Some of the Footscray cast
Andrew Purser
#1
Jim Sewell
#2
Mark Kellett
#3
Ian Williams
#5
Rick Kennedy
#8
Mick Egan
#10
Robert Groenewegen
#14
Steve Wallis
#24
Neil Cordy
#29
President
Dr Tony Capes
Coach
Ian (Bluey) Hampshire
Captain
Jimmy Edmond #20
Field Umpires
Field Umpires
John Morgan
Shane Carbines
Boundary Umpires
Boundary Umpires
Graeme Hunichen
Bruce McLellan
Goal Umpires
Goal Umpires
Graham Danne
Barry Farrow
Inside the Charts:
Up Where We Belong by Joe Cocker & Jennifer Warnes
Edmond has kicked two... its coming back... JIMMY has kicked three, the dogs are alight at the MCG
Sandy Roberts
Monday 25th April 1983 from the M.C.G
Richmond
vs.
Footscray
Round 5 of 22 from 1983
4th quarter in whole
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Audio-Visual
Commentators
Sandy Roberts
Bobby Skilton
Some of the Richmond cast
Mark Lee
#1
Robert Wiley
#2
Dale Weightman
#3
Michael Roach
#8
Maurice Rioli
#17
Mervyn Keane
#18
Jim Jess
#20
Kevin Bartlett
#29
Peter Welsh
#31
President
Ian Wilson
Coach
Francis Bourke
Captain
Barry Rowlings #22
Some of the Footscray cast
Steve Lunn
#15
Chris Burton
#16
Chris Hansen
#17

Steve MacPherson
#27
Brian Royal
#33
Michael McKenna
#34
Brian Perrin
#40
Rod MacPherson
#43
Brian Cordy
#49
President
Dr Tony Capes
Coach
Ian (Bluey) Hampshire
Captain
Jimmy Edmond #20
Field Umpires
Field Umpires
Shane Carbines
John Morgan
Boundary Umpires
Boundary Umpires
Bruce McLellan
Graeme Hunichen
Goal Umpires
Goal Umpires
< Barry Farrow
Graeme Danne >
Inside the Charts:
Lets Dance by David Bowie
Purser over the back does it well, the Footscray defence has been outstanding in this quarter they've been able to repel the attacks as Cordy takes the mark at centre wing.
Sandy Roberts
Monday 25th April 1983 from the MCG
Melbourne
vs.
Footscray
Round 14 of 22 from 1983
Action from the 4th quarter
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Audio-Visual
Commentators
Drew Morphett
Doug Heywood
Some of the Melbourne cast
Gerard Healy - OFF
#3
Peter Giles
#4
Brian Wilson
#7
Roger Ellingworth - ON
#14
Rodney Wright
#19
Kelly O'Donnell
#23
Kelvin Templeton
#31
Tony Elshaug
#33
Alan Jarrott
#47
President
Sir Billy Snedden
Coach
Ron Barassi
Captain
Robert Flower #2
Some of the Footscray cast
Jim Sewell
#2
Mark Kellett
#3
Con Gorozidis
#11
Stephen Lunn
#15
Chris Burton
#16
Chris Hansen
#17
Geoff Jennings
#25
Peter Foster
#32
Terry Wheeler
#35
President
Dr Tony Capes
Coach
Ian (Bluey) Hampshire
Captain (Acting)
Simon Beasley #18
(for) Jim Edmond #20
Field Umpires
Field Umpires
David Howlett
Kevin Smith
Boundary Umpires
Boundary Umpires
Stephen Donohue
Alan Rankin
Goal Umpires
Goal Umpires
William Pryde
Alan Sinclair
Inside the Charts:
Jeopardy by Greg Kihn Band
Steven Smith kicks out wide, McLean's the leaper.....ooh good football once again this time by Hawkins, shoots for goal and did it superbly.......... playing his hundredth game
Doug Heywood
Saturday 25th June 1983 from the MCG
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