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1900

22 September 1900, East Melbourne Cricket Ground

Melbourne  4.10.34 defeated Fitzroy 3.12 30

Best:  Melbourne – Cumberland, Langley, McGinis, Moodie, Purse, Wardill.  Fitzroy – Clarke, Drohan, Grace, Hickey, Moriarty, Robinson.

Goals:  Melbourne – Geddes, Leith, Ryan, Wardill.  Fitzroy – Grace 2, Barker.

Umpire:  I. Crapp

Attendance:  20,181

MELBOURNE
B:  Herring, Sholl, Rippon
HB:  Parkin, Purse, McClelland
C:  Gardner, Young, Hay
HF:  Lewis, Leith, Langley
F:  Wardill (c), Geddes, Ryan
R:  Moodie, Cumberland, McGinis

FITZROY
B :  McEwen, Moriarty, Jenkins
HB:  Sharpe, Sloan (c), Hickey
C:  Drohan, Clarke, Robinson
HF:  Beauchamp, McDougall, Barker
F:  Descrimes, Brosnan, Kiernan
R:  Grace, Potter, McSpeerin


1926

9 October 1926, Melbourne Cricket Ground

Melbourne  17.17.119 defeated Collingwood 9.8.62

Best:  Melbourne -  Abernethy, R.  Johnson, Moyes, Streeter, Warne-Smith, Wittman.  Collingwood – Beasley, H Collier, S Coventry, Harris, Shanahan, Wescott.

Goals:  Melbourne – R. Johnson 6, Moyes 3, Wittman 3, Duff 2, Deane, Taylor, Vine.  Collingwood – H Collier 3, G Coventry 2, Baker, A Collier, Libbis, Makeham.

Umpire:  J McMurray Snr.

Attendance:  59,632

MELBOURNE
B:  Streeter, Coy, Abernethy

HB:  Tymms, Hugh Dunbar, Thomas
C:  Taylor, Warne-Smith, J. Collins
HF: Wittman, R. Johnson Snr., Davidson
F:  Vine, Duff, Moyes
R:  Chadwick (c), Deane, White
Coach:  A. Chadwick

COLLINGWOOD
B:  Wescott, Beasley, Poulter
HB:  Wilson, A Collier, Shanahan
C:  Harris, Beveridge, Milburn
HF:  Baker, Murphy, Chesswas
F:  Tyson (c), G Coventry, H Collier
R:  S Coventry, Makeham, Libbis
Coach:  J. McHale


1939

30 September 1939, Melbourne Cricket Ground

Melbourne  21.22.148 defeated Collingwood 14.11.95

Best:  Melbourne – Beames, Roberts, Anderson, Rodda, Wartman, Truscott.  Collingwood – Regan, Todd, Knight, H Collier, Kyne, Ross.

Goals:  Melbourne – Beames 4, Rodda 4, L. Jones 3, Ball 2, Mueller 2, Truscott 2, Smith, Wartman, La Fontaine, Baggott.  Collingwood – Todd 6, Fothergill 3, Knight 2, Balfour, McRae, Doherty..

Umpires:  A. Coward (dislocated elbow), replaced by Blackburn in second quarter.

Attendance:  78, 110

MELBOURNE
B:  R. Emselle, Mueller, Fischer
HB:  Hingston, G. Jones, Roberts
C:  Wartman, La Fontaine (c), S. Anderson
HF:  Truscott, Baggott, L. Jones
F:  Ball, Smith, Rodda
R:  Kimberley, Furniss, Beames
Reserve:  O’Keefe
Coach:  FV ‘Checker’ Hughes

COLLINGWOOD
B:  Hocking, Regan, Murphy
HB:  Ross, Williams, Balfour
C:  Fricker, Whelan, Campbell
HF:  McRae, Kyne, Doherty
F:  Knight, Todd, Fothergill
R:  A Collier, Woods, H Collier (c)
Reserve:  Green
Coach:  J. McHale


1940

28 September 1940, Melbourne Cricket Ground

Melbourne  15.17.107 defeated Richmond 10.8.68

Best:  Melbourne – Beames, Smith, Baggott, La Fontaine, Mueller, Ball.  Richmond – Harris, Titus, McDonald, Dyer, Edwards, Cotter.

Goals:  Melbourne – Smith 7, Baggott 2, Beames 2, O’Keefe 2, Truscott, Fanning.  Richmond – Harris 5, Titus 3, Crane, Bawden.

Umpire:  A. Coward.

Attendance:  70, 330

MELBOURNE
B:  R. Emselle, Roberts, Ball
HB:  C. McLean, G. Jones, HIngston
C:  Wartman, La Fontaine (c), S. Anderson
HF:  Gibb, Baggott, Truscott
F:  Fanning, Smith, Rodda
R:  Mueller, O’Keefe, Beames
Reserve:  R. Barassi Snr.
Coach:  FV ‘Checker’ Hughes

RICHMOND
B:  O’Neill, Smeaton, Symons
HB:  Steele, Hull, Cotter
C:  McDonald, Waldron, Edwards
HF:  Martin, Crane, Smith
F:  Bawden, Titus, Harris
R:  Bentley (c), Dyer, Quinn
Reserve:  Merrett
Coach:  P. Bentley


1941

27 September 1941, Melbourne Cricket Ground

Melbourne  19.13.127 defeated Essendon 13.20.98

Best:  Melbourne – Beames, Lock, Heal, Mueller, Dullard, La Fontaine.  Essendon – Coward, Buttsworth, R. Reynolds, H. Lambert, Abbott.

Goals:  Melbourne – Beames 6, Smith 3, Mueller 3, Wartman 2, Daly, Dullard, O’Keefe, S. Anderson, Gibb.  Essendon – T. Reynolds 3, R. Reynolds 2, Bryce 2, Abbott, Lane, Regan, Cassin, Exelby, Torney.

Umpire:  E. Hawkins.

Attendance:  79, 687

MELBOURNE
B:  R. Emselle, McGrath, Don. Cordner
HB:  C. McLean, T. Cordner, Lock
C:  S. Anderson, La Fontaine (c), Heal
HF:  Gibb, Baggott, Wartman
F:  O’Keefe, Smith, Daly
R:  Mueller, Dullard, Beames
Reserve:  Lewis
Coach:  FV ‘Checker’ Hughes

ESSENDON
B:  Plummer, Ruddell, Green
HB:  Flanagan, Buttsworth, Hird
C:  Coward, H. Lambert, Caesar
HF:  Lane, Griggs, Exelby
F:  Cassin, T. Reynolds, Bryce
R:  Torney, Abbott, R. Reynolds (c)
Reserve:  Regan
Coach:  R. Reynolds


1948 - Draw

2 October 1948, Melbourne Cricket Ground

Essendon 7.27. 69 drew with Melbourne 10.9.69

Best:  Melbourne – Rodda, Smith, Collins, Mueller, Bickford, McGrath.  Essendon – R. Reynolds, McClure, McDonald, H. Lambert, C. Lambert, Leehane.

Goals:  Melbourne – Mueller 6, Smith, Craddock, Arnold, Dullard.  Essendon – Hutchison 2, Brittingham 2, Rawle 2, Bradley.

Umpire:  J. McMurray Jnr.

Attendance:  85, 658

ESSENDON
B:  C. Lambert, Ruddell, Bushby
HB:  H. Lambert, Buttsworth, McDonald
C:  Bradley, Harper, Hassell
HF:  R. Reynolds (c), Leehane, Jones
F:  Syme, Brittingham, Rawle
R:  McClure, Bigelow, Hutchison
Reserves:  May, Fisher
Coach:  R. Reynolds

MELBOURNE
B:  Deans, McGrath, Rule
HB:  McLean, Denis Cordner, G. Collins
C:  Spittle, Bickford, Dockett
HF:  Heywood, Arnold, McMahen
F:  Mueller, Smith, Craddock
R:  Don. Cordner (c), Dullard, Rodda
Reserves:  Bowman, Jackson
Coach:  FV ‘Checker’ Hughes


1948 - Replay

9 October 1948, Melbourne Cricket Ground

Melbourne 13.11.89 defeated Essendon 7.8.50

Best:  Melbourne – Mueller, Smith, McGrath, Spittle, Bickford, Arnold.  Essendon – McDonald, McClure, Bushby, Syme, Hassell, C. Lambert.

Goals:  Melbourne – Mueller 6, Arnold 2, Rodda 2, Smith, Dullard, McMahen.  Essendon – Brittingham 2, Syme 2, R. Reynolds, Hutchison, Jones.

Umpire:  J. McMurray Jnr.

Attendance:  52, 226

MELBOURNE
B:  Deans, McGrath, Rule
HB:  McLean, Denis Cordner, G. Collins
C:  Spittle, Bickford, Dockett
HF:  McKenzie, Arnold, McMahen
F:  Mueller, Smith, Craddock
R:  Don. Cordner (c), Dullard, Rodda
Reserves:  Bowman, Jackson
Coach:  FV ‘Checker’ Hughes

ESSENDON
B:  C. Lambert, Ruddell, McClure
HB:  Gardiner, May, McDonald
C:  Bradley, Harper, Hassell
HF:  Jones, Leehane, R. Reynolds (c)
F:  Equid, Brittingham, Rawle
R:  Bushby, Syme, Hutchison
Reserves:  Fisher, McEwin
Coach:  R. Reynolds


1955

17 September 1955, Melbourne Cricket Ground

Melbourne 8.16.64 defeated Collingwood 5.6.36

Best:  Melbourne – Denis Cordner, R. Barassi, Melville, McLean, McMahen, Marquis.  Collingwood – Hamilton, Lucas, Mann, Bob Rose, Sharp, Tuck.

Goals:  Melbourne – Clarke 3, Ridley 3, McKenzie, Laidlaw.  Collingwood – Weideman 2, Bob Rose, Smale, Jones.

Umpire:  H. Beitzel

Attendance:  88, 053

MELBOURNE
B:  Beckwith, Marquis, Trevor Johnson
HB:  Williams, McGivern, McMahen (c)
C:  McLean, Melville, Case
HF:  Mithen, Laidlaw, McKenzie
F:  R. Johnson, Clarke, Ridley
R:  Denis Cordner, R. Barassi, Spencer
Reserves:  Gleeson, Adams
Coach:  N. Smith

COLLINGWOOD
B:  Sharp, Hamilton, Waller
HB:  Lucas, Tuck, Kingston
C:  Healey, Parker, Merrett
HF:  Jones, Smale, Weideman
F:  M. Twomey, Batchelor, Bob Rose
R:  Mann (c), Gooch, R. Richards
Reserves:  Hickey, Kupsch
Coach:  P Kyne


1956

15 September 1956, Melbourne Cricket Ground

Melbourne 17.19.121 defeated Collingwood 6.12.48

Best:  Melbourne – Spencer, R. Barassi, Adams, Denis Cordner, Beckwith, Melville.  Collingwood – Tuck, Serong, Jones, Mann, Weideman, Waller.

Goals:  Melbourne – Spencer 5, Webb 5, R. Johnson 3, R. Barassi 3, Ridley.  Collingwood – Smale, Serong, Turner, B. Twomey, Jones, Greve.

Umpire:  A. Nash

Attendance:  115, 802

MELBOURNE
B:  Beckwith, Marquis, Trevor Johnson
HB:  Williams, McMahen (c), Carroll
C:  Adams, Melville, Dixon
HF:  Sandral, Laidlaw, Mithen
F:  R. Johnson, Webb, Ridley
R
:  Denis Cordner, R. Barassi, Spencer
Reserves:  Gleeson, Lane
Coach:  N. Smith

COLLINGWOOD
B:  Sharp, Sullivan, Waller
HB:  Lucas, Tuck, Kingston
C:  Hedt, B. Twomey, Merrett
HF:  Turner, Weideman, Serong
F:  Mann (c), Smale, Greve
R:  Gabelich, Rymer, Jones
Reserves:  Hamilton, Kupsch
Coach:  P. Kyne


1957

21 September 1957, Melbourne Cricket Ground

Melbourne 17.14.116 defeated Essendon 7.13.55

Best:  Melbourne – R. Barassi, R. Johnson, Fenton-Smith, Lord, Williams, Ridley.  Essendon – Clarke, Shearman, Mitchell, Leek, Towner, Birt.

Goals:  Melbourne – R. Barassi 5, Ridley 4, Webb 3, R. Johnson 2, Tunbridge 2, Case.  Essendon – Gallagher 3, Birt, Gill, Hebbard, Clarke.

Umpire:  A. Nash

Attendance:  100, 324

MELBOURNE
B:  Beckwith (c), Marquis, Fenton-Smith
HB:  Williams, Lord, Carroll
C:  I. McLean, Mithen, Dixon
HF:  Tunbridge, Trevor Johnson, Case
F:  R. Barassi, Webb, Ridley
R:  R. Johnson, Wilson, Adams
Reserves:  Thorogood, Brenchley
Coach:  N. Smith

ESSENDON
B:  Suter, Knowles, Pascoe
HB:  Shearman, Gamble, Towner
C:  Burgess, Clarke, Sewell
HF:  Hebbard, Fox, Booth
F:  Leek, Gallagher, Birt
R:  Gill, Mitchell, Hutchison (c)
Reserves:  Moloney, Heenan
Coach:  R. Reynolds


1959

26 September 1959, Melbourne Cricket Ground

Melbourne 17.13.115 defeated Essendon 11.12.78

Best:  Melbourne – R. Barassi, I. McLean, R. Johnson, Dixon, Jones, Beckwith.  Essendon – Shearman, Birt, Epis, Sewell, Shaw, Clarke.

Goals:  Melbourne – R. Barassi 4, Rowarth 4, Adams 3, R. Johnson 3, H. Mann, Tunbridge, Ridley.  Essendon – Sewell 4, Evans 2, Clarke 2, Shaw 2, Fraser.

Umpire:  B. Barbour

Attendance:  103, 506

MELBOURNE
B:  Beckwith (c), Tas. Johnson, Lord
HB:  Case, Jones, Thorogood
C:  I. McLean, MIthen, Dixon
HF:  Tunbridge, Laidlaw, H. Mann
F:  R. Barassi, Rowarth, Ridley
R:  R. Johnson, Fenton-Smith, Adams
Reserves:  Williams, Brenchley
Coach:  N. Smith

ESSENDON
B:  Shearman, Towner, Sampson
HB:  Epis, Shelton, Hebbard
C:  Murdoch, Burgess, Capuano
HF:  Peucker, Fraser, Sewell
F:  Shaw, Evans, Birt
R:  Leek, Mitchell, Clarke (c)
Reserves:  Mackie, Leydin
Coach:  R. Reynolds


1960

24 September 1960, Melbourne Cricket Ground

Melbourne 8.14.62 defeated Collingwood 2.2.14

Best:  Melbourne – Mithen, Lord, L. Mann, R. Johnson, Tunbridge, Dixon.  Collingwood – Burns, K. Rose, M. Twomey, Thripp, Reeves.

Goals:  Melbourne – R. Johnson 2, Adams 2, H. Mann 2, Tunbridge, Rowarth.  Collingwood – Henderson, Gabelich.

Umpire:  J. Irving

Attendance:  97, 457

MELBOURNE
B:  Beckwith, Tas. Johnson, Trevor Johnson
HB:  Case, Lord, Thorogood
C:  Dixon, MIthen, Kenneally
HF:  Tunbridge, Laidlaw, H. Mann
F:  R. Johnson, Rowarth, Adams
R:  L. Mann, R. Barassi (c), Ridley
Reserves:  Leahy, Nilsson
Coach:  N. Smith

COLLINGWOOD
B:  Reeves, Rosenbrock, M. Twomey
HB:  K. Rose, Thripp, Delanty
C:  Gray, Henderson, Hutchesson
HF:  Turner, Weideman (c), Beers
F:  Fellowes, Willett, Burns
R:  Gabelich, Harrison, O’Dwyer
Reserves:  Brewer, Chapman
Coach:  P. Kyne


1964

19 September 1964, Melbourne Cricket Ground

Melbourne 8.16.64 defeated Collingwood 8.12.60

Best:  Melbourne – Adams, Dixon, Tas. Johnson, Wise, H. Mann, Williams.  Collingwood – Hill, Steer, Bone, Potter, Henderson, Dalton.

Goals:  Melbourne – Townsend 3, Lord 2, H. Mann, Bourke, Crompton.  Collingwood – Waters 2, Gabelich 2, Bone, Steer, Dalton, Tuddenham.

Umpire:  R. Brophy

Attendance:  102, 469

MELBOURNE
B:  Crompton, Massey, Tas. Johnson
HB:  Tony Anderson, Roet, Davis
C:  Dixon, Williams, Adams
HF:  Kenneally, Jacobs, Vagg
F:  Lord, Bourke, Townsend
R:  Wise, R. Barassi (c), H. Mann
Reserves:  P. McLean, K. Emselle
Coach:  N. Smith

COLLINGWOOD
B:  Reeves, Potter, Steer
HB:  Hill, Mahon, Wright
C:  Watt, Henderson, Chapman
HF:  Tuddenham, McLean, Norman
F:  Waters, Graham, Dalton
R:  Gabelich (c), K. Rose, Bone
Reserves:  Urquhart, Turner
Coach:  Bob Rose