1971 Fourths season


Coach - Gordon Duff
Best and Fairest - Barry Lierich
Captain - P. Doran
Vice-Captain - Barry Lierich

Police were called to the Grand Final, and the game stopped five times due to violence. Five Port Melbourne players were reported, leaving one Melbourne player with a broken nose and jaw, and another with a depressed fracture of the cheekbone. When the teams had played six weeks earlier there had been a brawl. Secretary Jim Cardwell threatened to move the side from the Melbourne Boys' League and the South Eastern Football League.


Grand Final - Saturday 21 August at Glenferrie Oval
Melbourne 12.4.76 d. Port Melbourne 8.14.62

Age - 23/08/1971

Created by Supermercado. Last Modification: Tuesday 07 May 2019 22:56:28 AEST by Supermercado. (Version 3)

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