1922 VFL Grand Final

The 1922 VFL Grand Final was an Australian rules football game contested between the Fitzroy Football Club and Collingwood Football Club, held at the Melbourne Cricket Ground in Melbourne on 21 October 1922. It was the 26th annual Grand Final of the Victorian Football League, staged to determine the premiers for the 1922 VFL season.

1922 VFL Grand Final

Collingwood

Fitzroy
9.14 (68) 11.13 (79)
1 2 3 4
COLL 2.3 (15) 4.5 (29) 7.7 (49) 9.14 (68)
FIT 2.5 (17) 3.6 (24) 9.10 (64) 11.13 (79)
Date21 October 1922
StadiumMelbourne Cricket Ground
Attendance50,064
 1921 VFL Grand Final 1923 

The half-time break was more than thirty minutes.[1]

The match, attended by 50,064 spectators, was won by Fitzroy by a margin of 11 points, marking that club's seventh premiership victory.

Score

Team123Final
Fitzroy2.53.69.1011.13 (79)
Collingwood2.34.57.79.14 (68)





Teams

Fitzroy
Collingwood
Fitzroy
B: Jim Atkinson Horrie Jenkin Bert Taylor
HB: Chris Lethbridge (c) Stan Molan Ern Elliot
C: Clarrie Sherry Tommy Corrigan Fred Williams
HF: Percy Parratt Steve Donnellan Gordon Rattray
F: Len Wigraft Jimmy Freake Len Gale
Foll: Gordon McCracken Goldie Collins Clive Fergie
Res:
Coach: Vic Belcher
Collingwood
B: Ernie Wilson Harry Saunders Laurie Murphy
HB: Charlie Tyson Charlie Brown Bill Twomey
C: Tom Drummond (c) Charlie Pannam Leo Wescott
HF: Harry Chesswas Syd Coventry Gordon Coventry
F: Eric Cock Dick Lee Ted Baker
Foll: Percy Rowe Maurie Sheehy Reynolds Webb
Res:
Coach: Jock McHale

Statistics

Goalkickers

Fitzroy:

  • J Freake 4
  • P Parratt 3
  • C Fergie 1
  • G McCracken 1
  • L Wigraft 1
  • F Williams 1

Collingwood:

  • G Coventry 3
  • S Coventry 2
  • D Lee 2
  • T Baker 1
  • T Drummond 1

Footnotes

  1. The Argus, 16 October 1922.

References

See also

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