Friday 31st May, 2024

They Went That Way

Dick Reynolds (Essendon captain coach) and Ern Henfry (Carlton captain) just after the coin toss at the 1947 Grand Final.

Year Team 1
1st of the 2 clubs to qualify for the Grand Final
Team 2
2nd of the 2 clubs to qualify for the Grand Final
Team Left End
Kicking to the Left hand end
Team Right End
Kicking to the Right hand end
1944

Fitzroy

v

Richmond

Fitzroy
Richmond
Fitzroy
Richmond
1
2
3
4
Richmond
Fitzroy
Richmond
Fitzroy
1945

South Melb

v

Carlton

Carlton
South Melbourne
Carlton
South Melbourne
1
2
3
4
South Melbourne
Carlton
South Melbourne
Carlton
1946

Essendon

v

Melbourne

Essendon
Melbourne
Essendon
Melbourne
1
2
3
4
Melbourne
Essendon
Melbourne
Essendon
1947

Carlton

v

Essendon

Carlton
Essendon
Carlton
Essendon
1
2
3
4
Essendon
Carlton
Essendon
Carlton
1948

Essendon

v

Melbourne

Essendon
Melbourne
Essendon
Melbourne
1
2
3
4
Melbourne
Essendon
Melbourne
Essendon
1949

Carlton

v

Essendon

Essendon
Carlton
Essendon
Carlton
1
2
3
4
Carlton
Essendon
Carlton
Essendon
1950

Essendon

v

North Melb

Essendon
North Melbourne
Essendon
North Melbourne
1
2
3
4
North Melbourne
Essendon
North Melbourne
Essendon
1951

Geelong

v

Essendon

Geelong
Essendon
Geelong
Essendon
1
2
3
4
Essendon
Geelong
Essendon
Geelong
1952

Geelong

v

Collingwood

Geelong
Collingwood
Geelong
Collingwood
1
2
3
4
Collingwood
Geelong
Collingwood
Geelong
1953

Collingwood

v

Geelong

Geelong
Collingwood
Geelong
Collingwood
1
2
3
4
Collingwood
Geelong
Collingwood
Geelong
1954

Footscray

v

Melbourne

Melbourne
Footscray
Melbourne
Footscray
1
2
3
4
Footscray
Melbourne
Footscray
Melbourne
1955

Melbourne

v

Collingwood

Melbourne
Collingwood
Melbourne
Collingwood
1
2
3
4
Collingwood
Melbourne
Collingwood
Melbourne
1956

Melbourne

v

Collingwood

Collingwood
Melbourne
Collingwood
Melbourne
1
2
3
4
Melbourne
Collingwood
Melbourne
Collingwood
1957

Essendon

v

Melbourne

Essendon
Melbourne
Essendon
Melbourne
1
2
3
4
Melbourne
Essendon
Melbourne
Essendon
1958

Melbourne

v

Collingwood

Collingwood
Melbourne
Collingwood
Melbourne
1
2
3
4
Melbourne
Collingwood
Melbourne
Collingwood
1959

Melbourne

v

Essendon

Melbourne
Essendon
Melbourne
Essendon
1
2
3
4
Essendon
Melbourne
Essendon
Melbourne
1960

Melbourne

v

Collingwood

Collingwood
Melbourne
Collingwood
Melbourne
1
2
3
4
Melbourne
Collingwood
Melbourne
Collingwood
1961

Hawthorn

v

Footscray

Hawthorn
Footscray
Hawthorn
Footscray
1
2
3
4
Footscray
Hawthorn
Footscray
Hawthorn
1962

Essendon

v

Carlton

Carlton
Essendon
Carlton
Essendon
1
2
3
4
Essendon
Carlton
Essendon
Carlton
1963

Geelong

v

Hawthorn

Hawthorn
Geelong
Hawthorn
Geelong
1
2
3
4
Geelong
Hawthorn
Geelong
Hawthorn
1964

Melbourne

v

Collingwood

Melbourne
Collingwood
Melbourne
Collingwood
1
2
3
4
Collingwood
Melbourne
Collingwood
Melbourne
1965

St Kilda

v

Essendon

Essendon
St Kilda
Essendon
St Kilda
1
2
3
4
St Kilda
Essendon
St Kilda
Essendon
1966

Collingwood

v

St Kilda

St Kilda
Collingwood
St Kilda
Collingwood
1
2
3
4
Collingwood
St Kilda
Collingwood
St Kilda
1967

Richmond

v

Geelong

Richmond
Geelong
Richmond
Geelong
1
2
3
4
Geelong
Richmond
Geelong
Richmond
1968

Carlton

v

Essendon

Essendon
Carlton
Essendon
Carlton
1
2
3
4
Carlton
Essendon
Carlton
Essendon
1969

Carlton

v

Richmond

Richmond
Carlton
Richmond
Carlton
1
2
3
4
Carlton
Richmond
Carlton
Richmond
1970

Collingwood

v

Carlton

Carlton
Collingwood
Carlton
Collingwood
1
2
3
4
Collingwood
Carlton
Collingwood
Carlton
1971

Hawthorn

v

St Kilda

Hawthorn
St Kilda
Hawthorn
St Kilda
1
2
3
4
St Kilda
Hawthorn
St Kilda
Hawthorn
1972

Richmond

v

Carlton

Carlton
Richmond
Carlton
Richmond
1
2
3
4
Richmond
Carlton
Richmond
Carlton
1973

Carlton

v

Richmond

Carlton
Richmond
Carlton
Richmond
1
2
3
4
Richmond
Carlton
Richmond
Carlton
1974

Richmond

v

North Melb

North Melbourne
Richmond
North Melbourne
Richmond
1
2
3
4
Richmond
North Melbourne
Richmond
North Melbourne
1975

Hawthorn

v

North Melb

Hawthorn
North Melbourne
Hawthorn
North Melbourne
1
2
3
4
North Melbourne
Hawthorn
North Melbourne
Hawthorn
1976

Hawthorn

v

North Melb

North Melbourne
Hawthorn
North Melbourne
Hawthorn
1
2
3
4
Hawthorn
North Melbourne
Hawthorn
North Melbourne
1977

Collingwood

v

North Melb

Collingwood
North Melbourne
Collingwood
North Melbourne
1
2
3
4
North Melbourne
Collingwood
North Melbourne
Collingwood
1978

Hawthorn

v

North Melb

North Melbourne
Hawthorn
North Melbourne
Hawthorn
1
2
3
4
Hawthorn
North Melbourne
Hawthorn
North Melbourne
1979

Carlton

v

Collingwood

Carlton
Collingwood
Carlton
Collingwood
1
2
3
4
Collingwood
Carlton
Collingwood
Carlton
1980

Richmond

v

Collingwood

Collingwood
Richmond
Collingwood
Richmond
1
2
3
4
Richmond
Collingwood
Richmond
Collingwood
1981

Carlton

v

Collingwood

Carlton
Collingwood
Carlton
Collingwood
1
2
3
4
Collingwood
Carlton
Collingwood
Carlton
1982

Richmond

v

Carlton

Richmond
Carlton
Carlton
Richmond
1
2
3
4
Richmond
Carlton
Richmond
Carlton
1983

Hawthorn

v

Essendon

Hawthorn
Essendon
Hawthorn
Essendon
1
2
3
4
Essendon
Hawthorn
Essendon
Hawthorn
1984

Hawthorn

v

Essendon

Hawthorn
Essendon
Hawthorn
Essendon
1
2
3
4
Essendon
Hawthorn
Essendon
Hawthorn
1985

Essendon

v

Hawthorn

Essendon
Hawthorn
Essendon
Hawthorn
1
2
3
4
Hawthorn
Essendon
Hawthorn
Essendon
1986

Carlton

v

Hawthorn

Carlton
Hawthorn
Carlton
Hawthorn
1
2
3
4
Hawthorn
Carlton
Hawthorn
Carlton
1987

Carlton

v

Hawthorn

Carlton
Hawthorn
Carlton
Hawthorn
1
2
3
4
Hawthorn
Carlton
Hawthorn
Carlton
1988

Hawthorn

v

Melbourne

Hawthorn
Melbourne
Hawthorn
Melbourne
1
2
3
4
Melbourne
Hawthorn
Melbourne
Hawthorn
1989

Hawthorn

v

Geelong

Hawthorn
Geelong
Hawthorn
Geelong
1
2
3
4
Geelong
Hawthorn
Geelong
Hawthorn
1990

Collingwood

v

Essendon

Collingwood
Essendon
Collingwood
Essendon
1
2
3
4
Essendon
Collingwood
Essendon
Collingwood
1991

Hawthorn

v

West Coast

West Coast
Hawthorn
West Coast
Hawthorn
1
2
3
4
Hawthorn
West Coast
Hawthorn
West Coast
1992

West Coast

v

Geelong

Geelong
West Coast
Geelong
West Coast
1
2
3
4
West Coast
Geelong
West Coast
Geelong
1993

Carlton

v

Essendon

Carlton
Essendon
Carlton
Essendon
1
2
3
4
Essendon
Carlton
Essendon
Carlton
1994

West Coast

v

Geelong

West Coast
Geelong
West Coast
Geelong
1
2
3
4
Geelong
West Coast
Geelong
West Coast
1995

Carlton

v

Geelong

Carlton
Geelong
Carlton
Geelong
1
2
3
4
Geelong
Carlton
Geelong
Carlton
1996

Sydney

v

North Melb

Sydney
North Melbourne
Sydney
North Melbourne
1
2
3
4
North Melbourne
Sydney
North Melbourne
Sydney
1997

St Kilda

v

Adelaide

St Kilda
Adelaide
St Kilda
Adelaide
1
2
3
4
Adelaide
St Kilda
Adelaide
St Kilda
1998

North Melb

v

Adelaide

North Melbourne
Adelaide
North Melbourne
Adelaide
1
2
3
4
Adelaide
North Melbourne
Adelaide
North Melbourne
1999

Kangaroos

v

Carlton

Kangaroos
Carlton
Kangaroos
Carlton
1
2
3
4
Carlton
Kangaroos
Carlton
Kangaroos
2000

Essendon

v

Melbourne

Essendon
Melbourne
Essendon
Melbourne
1
2
3
4
Melbourne
Essendon
Melbourne
Essendon
2001

Essendon

v

Brisbane

Essendon
Brisbane
Essendon
Brisbane
1
2
3
4
Brisbane
Essendon
Brisbane
Essendon
2002

Brisbane

v

Collingwood

Collingwood
Brisbane
Collingwood
Brisbane
1
2
3
4
Brisbane
Collingwood
Brisbane
Collingwood
2003

Collingwood

v

Brisbane

Brisbane
Collingwood
Brisbane
Collingwood
1
2
3
4
Collingwood
Brisbane
Collingwood
Brisbane
2004

Port Power

v

Brisbane

Port Power
Brisbane
Port Power
Brisbane
1
2
3
4
Brisbane
Port Power
Brisbane
Port Power
2005

West Coast

v

Sydney

West Coast
Sydney
West Coast
Sydney
1
2
3
4
Sydney
West Coast
Sydney
West Coast
2006

West Coast

v

Sydney

Sydney
West Coast
Sydney
West Coast
1
2
3
4
West Coast
Sydney
West Coast
Sydney
2007

Geelong

v

Port Power

Port Power
Geelong
Port Power
Geelong
1
2
3
4
Geelong
Port Power
Geelong
Port Power
2008

Geelong

v

Hawthorn

Hawthorn
Geelong
Hawthorn
Geelong
1
2
3
4
Geelong
Hawthorn
Geelong
Hawthorn
2009

St Kilda

v

Geelong

St Kilda
Geelong
St Kilda
Geelong
1
2
3
4
Geelong
St Kilda
Geelong
St Kilda
2010

Collingwood

v

St Kilda

St Kilda
Collingwood
St Kilda
Collingwood
1
2
3
4
Collingwood
St Kilda
Collingwood
St Kilda
2011

Collingwood

v

Geelong

Geelong
Collingwood
Geelong
Collingwood
1
2
3
4
Collingwood
Geelong
Collingwood
Geelong
2012

Hawthorn

v

Sydney

Sydney
Hawthorn
Sydney
Hawthorn
1
2
3
4
Hawthorn
Sydney
Hawthorn
Sydney
2013

Hawthorn

v

Fremantle

Hawthorn
Fremantle
Hawthorn
Fremantle
1
2
3
4
Fremantle
Hawthorn
Fremantle
Hawthorn
2014

Sydney

v

Hawthorn

Sydney
Hawthorn
Sydney
Hawthorn
1
2
3
4
Hawthorn
Sydney
Hawthorn
Sydney
2015

West Coast

v

Hawthorn

West Coast
Hawthorn
West Coast
Hawthorn
1
2
3
4
Hawthorn
West Coast
Hawthorn
West Coast
2016

Sydney

v

Footscray tawb

Sydney
Footscray tawb
Sydney
Footscray tawb
1
2
3
4
Footscray tawb
Sydney
Footscray tawb
Sydney
2017

Adelaide

v

Richmond

Richmond
Adelaide
Richmond
Adelaide
1
2
3
4
Adelaide
Richmond
Adelaide
Richmond
2018

West Coast

v

Collingwood

Collingwood
West Coast
Collingwood
West Coast
1
2
3
4
West Coast
Collingwood
West Coast
Collingwood
2019

Richmond

v

Greater Western

Greater Western
Richmond
Greater Western
Richmond
1
2
3
4
Richmond
Greater Western
Richmond
Greater Western
2020

Richmond

v

Geelong

Richmond
Geelong
Richmond
Geelong
1
2
3
4
Geelong
Richmond
Geelong
Richmond
2021

Melbourne

v

Footscray tawb

Melbourne
Footscray tawb
Melbourne
Footscray tawb
1
2
3
4
Footscray tawb
Melbourne
Footscray tawb
Melbourne
2022

Geelong

v

Sydney

Geelong
Sydney
Geelong
Sydney
1
2
3
4
Sydney
Geelong
Sydney
Geelong

Grand Final Draws and their Replay

1948

Essendon

v

Melbourne

Essendon
Melbourne
Essendon
Melbourne
1
2
3
4
Melbourne
Essendon
Melbourne
Essendon
1948

Essendon

v

Melbourne

Melbourne
Essendon
Melbourne
Essendon
1
2
3
4
Essendon
Melbourne
Essendon
Melbourne
1977

Collingwood

v

North Melb

Collingwood
North Melbourne
Collingwood
North Melbourne
1
2
3
4
North Melbourne
Collingwood
North Melbourne
Collingwood
1977

Collingwood

v

North Melb

Collingwood
North Melb
Collingwood
North Melb
1
2
3
4
North Melb
Collingwood
North Melb
Collingwood
2010

Collingwood

v

St Kilda

St Kilda
Collingwood
St Kilda
Collingwood
1
2
3
4
Collingwood
St Kilda
Collingwood
St Kilda
2010

Collingwood

v

St Kilda

St Kilda
Collingwood
St Kilda
Collingwood
1
2
3
4
Collingwood
St Kilda
Collingwood
St Kilda

Just one 'ad hoc' Grand Final from before 1944

1933

South Melb

v

Richmond

South Melb
Richmond
South Melb
Richmond
1
2
3
4
Richmond
South Melb
Richmond
South Melb

Non MCG Grand Finals

1944

Fitzroy

v

Richmond

Fitzroy
Richmond
Fitzroy
Richmond
1
2
3
4
Richmond
Fitzroy
Richmond
Fitzroy
1945

South Melb

v

Carlton

Carlton
South Melb
Carlton
South Melb
1
2
3
4
South Melb
Carlton
South Melb
Carlton
1991

Hawthorn

v

West Coast

West Coast
Hawthorn
West Coast
Hawthorn
1
2
3
4
Hawthorn
West Coast
Hawthorn
West Coast
2020

Richmond

v

Geelong

Richmond
Geelong
Richmond
Geelong
1
2
3
4
Geelong
Richmond
Geelong
Richmond
2021

Melbourne

v

Footscray tawb

Melbourne
Footscray tawb
Melbourne
Footscray tawb
1
2
3
4
Footscray tawb
Melbourne
Footscray tawb
Melbourne