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AFL - KEY FACTS

Official name
Australian Football League

Known as
AFL

Duration
1897–2023

Headquarters
140 Harbour Esplanade, Docklands, VIC, 3008

Phone
1300 722 515

Website
afl.com.au

Affiliated competitions (Current)
Premiership Season 1897-2023; Women's Under-18 Championships 2010-2023; Night/Pre-Season Competition 1956-2023; Under-18 Championships 1953-2023; Women's Premiership Season 2017-2022B

Affiliated competitions (Historical)
AFLX 2018-2019; Women's Winter Series 2018-2019; Women's Exhibition Series 2013-2016; Reserves 1919-1999; Under 19s 1946-1991; Reserves


Premiership Season

Official Name
V/AFL Premiership Season

Duration
1897–2023

Affiliated clubs (Current)
Carlton (VIC) 1897-2023; Collingwood (VIC) 1897-2023; Essendon (VIC) 1897-2023; Geelong (VIC) 1897-2023; Melbourne (VIC) 1897-2023; Sydney (VIC) 1897-2023; St. Kilda (VIC) 1897-2023; Richmond (VIC) 1908-2023; North Melbourne (VIC) 1925-2023; Western Bulldogs (VIC) 1925-2023; Hawthorn (VIC) 1925-2023; Brisbane (QLD) 1987-2023; West Coast (WA) 1987-2023; Adelaide (SA) 1991-2023; Fremantle (WA) 1995-2023; Port Adelaide (SA) 1997-2023; Gold Coast (QLD) 2011-2023; Greater Western Sydney (NSW) 2012-2023

Affiliated clubs (Historical)
Fitzroy (VIC) 1897-1996; University (VIC) 1908-1914

Affiliated grounds (Current)
Adelaide Oval; Bellerive Oval; Carrara Stadium; Docklands; Eureka Stadium; Gabba; Kardinia Park; M.C.G.; Manuka Oval; Marrara Stadium; Norwood Oval; Perth Stadium; S.C.G.; Summit Sport Park; Sydney Showground; Traeger Park; York Park

Affiliated grounds (Historical)
Albury Sports Ground; Arden Street; Blacktown; Brisbane Exhibition Ground; Brunswick Street; Canberra Stadium; Cazaly's Stadium; Coburg City Oval; Corio Oval; East Melbourne; Euroa Memorial Oval; Football Park; Glenferrie Oval; Jiangwan Stadium; Junction Oval; Lake Oval; Moorabbin Oval; North Hobart Oval; Olympic Park; Princes Park; Punt Road; Riverway Stadium; Stadium Australia; Subiaco Oval; Toorak Park; Victoria Park; W.A.C.A.; Waverley Park; Wellington Stadium; Whitten Oval; Windy Hill; Yallourn Oval; Yarraville Oval

1970 V/AFL Premiership Season

 
 

1970 Ladder

LP Club P W L D For Agn % Pts
1 Collingwood 22 18 4 0 2333 1709 136.51 72
2 Carlton 22 16 6 0 2146 1911 112.30 64
3 St. Kilda 22 14 8 0 1926 1532 125.72 56
4 South Melbourne 22 14 8 0 1914 1828 104.71 56
5 Geelong 22 12 10 0 1949 1903 102.42 48
6 Richmond 22 12 10 0 2029 1998 101.55 48
7 Footscray 22 11 11 0 1728 1894 91.24 44
8 Hawthorn 22 10 12 0 2264 1986 114.00 40
9 Fitzroy 22 9 13 0 1774 2155 82.32 36
10 Melbourne 22 6 16 0 1705 2043 83.46 24
11 Essendon 22 6 16 0 1734 2128 81.49 24
12 North Melbourne 22 4 18 0 1574 1989 79.14 16
  H&A 132 132 132 0 23076 23076 100.00 528
  Finals 4 4 4 0 855 855 100.00 16
  Total 136 136 136 0 23931 23931 100.00 544

1970 Round by Round

Round 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | 16 | 17 | 18 | 19 | 20 | 21 | 22 | 1SF | 2SF | PF | GF

Round 1[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Carlton7.612.1016.1421.19 145 Sat 4-Apr-1970 2:10 pm Princes Park24,534
Essendon2.36.69.1114.12 96 Carlton won by 49 points[Stats]
Hawthorn5.28.712.919.12 126 Sat 4-Apr-1970 2:10 pm Glenferrie Oval20,509
Geelong4.410.515.821.9 135 Geelong won by 9 points[Stats]
St. Kilda1.55.1011.1314.16 100 Sat 4-Apr-1970 2:10 pm Moorabbin Oval21,429
North Melbourne3.35.46.57.6 48 St. Kilda won by 52 points[Stats]
South Melbourne2.53.65.109.14 68 Sat 4-Apr-1970 2:10 pm Lake Oval15,483
Melbourne2.16.49.614.9 93 Melbourne won by 25 points[Stats]
Footscray3.66.910.1112.12 84 Sat 4-Apr-1970 2:10 pm Western Oval26,596
Collingwood3.012.517.723.10 148 Collingwood won by 64 points[Stats]
Richmond3.46.79.1014.12 96 Sun 5-Apr-1970 2:10 pm M.C.G.38,617
Fitzroy3.35.811.1416.20 116 Fitzroy won by 20 points[Stats]

Round 2[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Collingwood2.47.815.1419.19 133 Sat 11-Apr-1970 2:10 pm Victoria Park35,318
Richmond3.48.69.913.16 94 Collingwood won by 39 points[Stats]
Essendon3.56.88.1310.14 74 Sat 11-Apr-1970 2:10 pm Windy Hill18,257
Footscray2.56.117.1414.22 106 Footscray won by 32 points[Stats]
Fitzroy4.34.46.57.9 51 Sat 11-Apr-1970 2:10 pm Junction Oval22,854
St. Kilda9.213.1418.2123.23 161 St. Kilda won by 110 points[Stats]
Geelong5.18.211.712.9 81 Sat 11-Apr-1970 2:10 pm Kardinia Park28,302
Carlton2.27.310.616.7 103 Carlton won by 22 points[Stats]
Melbourne4.49.711.814.12 96 Sat 11-Apr-1970 2:10 pm M.C.G.25,575
Hawthorn1.73.118.1411.19 85 Melbourne won by 11 points[Stats]
North Melbourne1.23.75.98.11 59 Sat 11-Apr-1970 2:10 pm Arden Street11,016
South Melbourne2.44.47.68.12 60 South Melbourne won by 1 point[Stats]

Round 3[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Collingwood2.75.128.1714.24 108 Sat 18-Apr-1970 2:10 pm Victoria Park24,352
Hawthorn6.210.812.815.11 101 Collingwood won by 7 points[Stats]
Fitzroy1.41.73.77.11 53 Sat 18-Apr-1970 2:10 pm VFL Park25,887
Geelong5.29.715.1217.12 114 Geelong won by 61 points[Stats]
North Melbourne4.07.313.518.13 121 Sat 18-Apr-1970 2:10 pm Arden Street10,182
Melbourne1.42.106.148.16 64 North Melbourne won by 57 points[Stats]
Richmond1.54.79.917.12 114 Sat 18-Apr-1970 2:10 pm M.C.G.46,373
Carlton6.39.711.915.11 101 Richmond won by 13 points[Report]  [Stats]
South Melbourne4.39.711.1512.17 89 Sat 18-Apr-1970 2:10 pm Lake Oval14,909
Essendon7.29.413.615.10 100 Essendon won by 11 points[Stats]
Footscray3.38.1412.1714.23 107 Sat 18-Apr-1970 2:10 pm Western Oval17,972
St. Kilda5.66.69.1010.14 74 Footscray won by 33 points[Stats]

Round 4[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Carlton5.28.611.1416.16 112 Sat 25-Apr-1970 2:10 pm Princes Park29,987
North Melbourne1.24.88.1113.15 93 Carlton won by 19 points[Stats]
Geelong2.36.59.614.9 93 Sat 25-Apr-1970 2:10 pm Kardinia Park35,654
Collingwood7.410.813.1314.17 101 Collingwood won by 8 points[Stats]
Hawthorn2.36.58.910.10 70 Sat 25-Apr-1970 2:10 pm Glenferrie Oval19,017
Essendon5.310.612.1116.14 110 Essendon won by 40 points[Stats]
Melbourne5.39.614.1517.19 121 Sat 25-Apr-1970 2:10 pm M.C.G.22,909
Fitzroy8.39.912.913.13 91 Melbourne won by 30 points[Stats]
St. Kilda3.49.911.1215.19 109 Sat 25-Apr-1970 2:10 pm Moorabbin Oval32,147
Richmond2.43.65.107.12 54 St. Kilda won by 55 points[Stats]
South Melbourne3.45.47.811.11 77 Sat 25-Apr-1970 2:10 pm VFL Park24,022
Footscray3.26.37.39.6 60 South Melbourne won by 17 points[Stats]

Round 5[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Collingwood0.22.95.118.17 65 Sat 2-May-1970 2:10 pm VFL Park28,120
Melbourne1.62.85.88.9 57 Collingwood won by 8 points[Stats]
Essendon3.39.89.109.14 68 Sat 2-May-1970 2:10 pm Windy Hill16,088
Geelong5.110.113.414.4 88 Geelong won by 20 points[Stats]
Fitzroy1.61.103.185.24 54 Sat 2-May-1970 2:10 pm Junction Oval7,458
North Melbourne4.17.37.47.7 49 Fitzroy won by 5 points[Stats]
Richmond2.23.74.126.13 49 Sat 2-May-1970 2:10 pm M.C.G.23,084
South Melbourne3.25.56.910.11 71 South Melbourne won by 22 points[Stats]
St. Kilda4.46.67.88.9 57 Sat 2-May-1970 2:10 pm Moorabbin Oval22,829
Carlton2.55.87.1212.14 86 Carlton won by 29 points[Stats]
Footscray5.59.711.1011.13 79 Sat 2-May-1970 2:10 pm Western Oval19,610
Hawthorn2.46.611.811.10 76 Footscray won by 3 points[Stats]

Round 6[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Carlton8.213.318.723.9 147 Sat 9-May-1970 2:10 pm Princes Park20,372
Fitzroy5.39.811.1415.20 110 Carlton won by 37 points[Stats]
Geelong4.511.714.1118.15 123 Sat 9-May-1970 2:10 pm Kardinia Park21,139
Footscray2.32.66.911.11 77 Geelong won by 46 points[Stats]
Hawthorn4.010.417.520.10 130 Sat 9-May-1970 2:10 pm VFL Park26,068
Richmond7.010.716.1021.11 137 Richmond won by 7 points[Stats]
Melbourne1.25.39.1010.12 72 Sat 9-May-1970 2:10 pm M.C.G.34,219
Essendon3.54.87.107.15 57 Melbourne won by 15 points[Stats]
North Melbourne1.13.34.310.6 66 Sat 9-May-1970 2:10 pm Arden Street20,091
Collingwood4.46.912.2517.30 132 Collingwood won by 66 points[Stats]
South Melbourne0.42.125.189.25 79 Sat 9-May-1970 2:10 pm Lake Oval20,312
St. Kilda2.13.36.79.8 62 South Melbourne won by 17 points[Stats]

Round 7[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Collingwood3.47.910.1215.15 105 Sat 16-May-1970 2:10 pm Victoria Park22,774
Fitzroy0.112.136.179.18 72 Collingwood won by 33 points[Stats]
Essendon2.43.58.108.12 60 Sat 16-May-1970 2:10 pm VFL Park13,417
North Melbourne1.24.75.179.22 76 North Melbourne won by 16 points[Stats]
Richmond4.47.610.1316.20 116 Sat 16-May-1970 2:10 pm M.C.G.43,435
Geelong4.19.214.215.2 92 Richmond won by 24 points[Stats]
St. Kilda2.27.88.1510.21 81 Sat 16-May-1970 2:10 pm Moorabbin Oval17,618
Hawthorn3.45.47.78.8 56 St. Kilda won by 25 points[Stats]
South Melbourne4.112.417.623.12 150 Sat 16-May-1970 2:10 pm Lake Oval25,396
Carlton6.46.610.1010.13 73 South Melbourne won by 77 points[Stats]
Footscray1.33.75.99.14 68 Sat 16-May-1970 2:10 pm Western Oval16,346
Melbourne2.03.37.47.4 46 Footscray won by 22 points[Stats]

Round 8[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Carlton3.78.911.1112.13 85 Sat 23-May-1970 2:10 pm VFL Park55,159
Collingwood2.24.48.916.12 108 Collingwood won by 23 points[Stats]
Fitzroy3.05.69.109.14 68 Sat 23-May-1970 2:10 pm Junction Oval12,264
Essendon5.07.210.411.5 71 Essendon won by 3 points[Stats]
Geelong5.19.212.414.5 89 Sat 23-May-1970 2:10 pm Kardinia Park20,942
St. Kilda3.17.59.712.9 81 Geelong won by 8 points[Stats]
Hawthorn3.412.1115.1421.20 146 Sat 23-May-1970 2:10 pm Glenferrie Oval17,070
South Melbourne3.15.48.1012.12 84 Hawthorn won by 62 points[Stats]
Melbourne4.37.512.815.10 100 Sat 23-May-1970 2:10 pm M.C.G.36,064
Richmond4.612.815.1418.19 127 Richmond won by 27 points[Stats]
North Melbourne1.42.54.99.13 67 Sat 23-May-1970 2:10 pm Arden Street13,475
Footscray5.47.813.1013.18 96 Footscray won by 29 points[Stats]

Round 9[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Carlton1.14.68.910.14 74 Sat 30-May-1970 2:10 pm Princes Park21,216
Hawthorn5.88.910.1315.16 106 Hawthorn won by 32 points[Stats]
Essendon3.35.88.1413.15 93 Sat 30-May-1970 2:10 pm Windy Hill25,010
Collingwood2.46.118.1211.21 87 Essendon won by 6 points[Stats]
Richmond5.88.118.1310.17 77 Sat 30-May-1970 2:10 pm M.C.G.22,284
North Melbourne4.27.610.615.7 97 North Melbourne won by 20 points[Stats]
St. Kilda2.28.69.614.12 96 Sat 30-May-1970 2:10 pm Moorabbin Oval19,393
Melbourne3.23.37.97.11 53 St. Kilda won by 43 points[Stats]
South Melbourne5.412.816.1219.14 128 Sat 30-May-1970 2:10 pm Lake Oval19,793
Geelong3.66.99.910.18 78 South Melbourne won by 50 points[Stats]
Footscray0.23.85.1011.13 79 Sat 30-May-1970 2:10 pm VFL Park10,301
Fitzroy5.37.511.812.9 81 Fitzroy won by 2 points[Stats]

Round 10[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Collingwood0.32.107.1614.23 107 Sat 6-Jun-1970 2:10 pm Victoria Park30,757
St. Kilda6.611.814.915.10 100 Collingwood won by 7 points[Stats]
Essendon1.46.811.1114.13 97 Sat 6-Jun-1970 2:10 pm Windy Hill20,604
Richmond4.07.512.915.14 104 Richmond won by 7 points[Stats]
Fitzroy4.411.512.614.9 93 Sat 6-Jun-1970 2:10 pm Junction Oval16,971
South Melbourne2.47.911.1612.19 91 Fitzroy won by 2 points[Stats]
Melbourne3.46.78.910.14 74 Sat 6-Jun-1970 2:10 pm M.C.G.27,665
Geelong3.47.69.1113.13 91 Geelong won by 17 points[Stats]
North Melbourne2.14.37.59.8 62 Sat 6-Jun-1970 2:10 pm VFL Park13,662
Hawthorn1.03.48.611.9 75 Hawthorn won by 13 points[Stats]
Footscray2.49.712.1115.14 104 Sat 6-Jun-1970 2:10 pm Western Oval22,262
Carlton2.36.411.814.10 94 Footscray won by 10 points[Stats]

Round 11[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Carlton4.49.916.1222.15 147 Mon 15-Jun-1970 2:10 pm Princes Park19,484
Melbourne1.14.28.69.8 62 Carlton won by 85 points[Stats]
Geelong1.55.108.1511.17 83 Mon 15-Jun-1970 2:10 pm Kardinia Park19,400
North Melbourne5.25.26.79.10 64 Geelong won by 19 points[Stats]
Hawthorn4.19.514.918.12 120 Mon 15-Jun-1970 2:10 pm Glenferrie Oval14,495
Fitzroy2.05.48.712.8 80 Hawthorn won by 40 points[Stats]
Richmond4.25.615.1122.15 147 Mon 15-Jun-1970 2:10 pm M.C.G.41,866
Footscray3.26.78.913.12 90 Richmond won by 57 points[Stats]
St. Kilda1.14.76.138.21 69 Mon 15-Jun-1970 2:10 pm VFL Park21,102
Essendon2.44.56.98.9 57 St. Kilda won by 12 points[Stats]
South Melbourne3.37.512.816.15 111 Mon 15-Jun-1970 2:10 pm Lake Oval35,569
Collingwood3.36.611.1116.14 110 South Melbourne won by 1 point[Stats]

Round 12[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Collingwood2.65.76.128.16 64 Sat 20-Jun-1970 2:10 pm Victoria Park23,008
Footscray2.05.26.77.9 51 Collingwood won by 13 points[Stats]
Essendon1.85.137.1410.16 76 Sat 20-Jun-1970 2:10 pm Windy Hill20,270
Carlton3.47.79.712.9 81 Carlton won by 5 points[Stats]
Fitzroy2.16.47.712.11 83 Sat 20-Jun-1970 2:10 pm Junction Oval14,541
Richmond4.37.58.88.9 57 Fitzroy won by 26 points[Stats]
Geelong4.58.512.814.15 99 Sat 20-Jun-1970 2:10 pm Kardinia Park19,698
Hawthorn1.04.77.810.11 71 Geelong won by 28 points[Stats]
Melbourne0.13.47.512.6 78 Sat 20-Jun-1970 2:10 pm VFL Park13,922
South Melbourne2.45.49.1012.10 82 South Melbourne won by 4 points[Stats]
North Melbourne0.32.64.75.10 40 Sat 20-Jun-1970 2:10 pm Arden Street10,007
St. Kilda1.47.411.511.5 71 St. Kilda won by 31 points[Stats]

Round 13[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Carlton3.25.146.1512.21 93 Sat 27-Jun-1970 2:10 pm Princes Park26,004
Geelong4.26.49.1311.14 80 Carlton won by 13 points[Stats]
Hawthorn4.68.711.1216.17 113 Sat 27-Jun-1970 2:10 pm Glenferrie Oval13,196
Melbourne2.27.47.511.8 74 Hawthorn won by 39 points[Stats]
Richmond4.26.610.911.13 79 Sat 27-Jun-1970 2:10 pm VFL Park25,944
Collingwood2.17.88.109.13 67 Richmond won by 12 points[Stats]
St. Kilda3.55.88.1011.14 80 Sat 27-Jun-1970 2:10 pm Moorabbin Oval17,073
Fitzroy3.14.56.98.11 59 St. Kilda won by 21 points[Stats]
South Melbourne2.110.311.516.9 105 Sat 27-Jun-1970 2:10 pm Lake Oval12,407
North Melbourne5.28.212.1014.12 96 South Melbourne won by 9 points[Stats]
Footscray2.05.310.1011.12 78 Sat 27-Jun-1970 2:10 pm Western Oval18,817
Essendon3.06.47.59.8 62 Footscray won by 16 points[Stats]

Round 14[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Carlton3.54.58.711.12 78 Sat 4-Jul-1970 2:10 pm Princes Park27,067
Richmond2.34.45.67.7 49 Carlton won by 29 points[Stats]
Essendon1.13.33.95.10 40 Sat 4-Jul-1970 2:10 pm VFL Park13,241
South Melbourne2.14.27.411.5 71 South Melbourne won by 31 points[Stats]
Geelong8.110.216.420.8 128 Sat 4-Jul-1970 2:10 pm Kardinia Park15,304
Fitzroy4.37.109.1213.16 94 Geelong won by 34 points[Stats]
Hawthorn5.511.617.618.7 115 Sat 4-Jul-1970 2:10 pm Glenferrie Oval19,600
Collingwood8.111.613.1013.13 91 Hawthorn won by 24 points[Stats]
Melbourne3.54.119.1711.19 85 Sat 4-Jul-1970 2:10 pm M.C.G.13,975
North Melbourne4.27.58.811.11 77 Melbourne won by 8 points[Stats]
St. Kilda2.13.114.156.16 52 Sat 4-Jul-1970 2:10 pm Moorabbin Oval15,415
Footscray3.23.45.86.10 46 St. Kilda won by 6 points[Stats]

Round 15[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Collingwood3.85.911.1213.15 93 Sat 11-Jul-1970 2:10 pm Victoria Park28,847
Geelong0.35.77.98.16 64 Collingwood won by 29 points[Stats]
Essendon2.26.58.59.8 62 Sat 11-Jul-1970 2:10 pm Windy Hill13,054
Hawthorn7.110.118.421.4 130 Hawthorn won by 68 points[Stats]
Fitzroy1.54.119.1312.18 90 Sat 11-Jul-1970 2:10 pm Junction Oval9,467
Melbourne2.44.76.108.14 62 Fitzroy won by 28 points[Stats]
North Melbourne1.21.44.74.7 31 Sat 11-Jul-1970 2:10 pm VFL Park12,542
Carlton2.56.117.1513.21 99 Carlton won by 68 points[Stats]
Richmond4.55.98.1411.15 81 Sat 11-Jul-1970 2:10 pm M.C.G.38,149
St. Kilda2.54.114.167.21 63 Richmond won by 18 points[Stats]
Footscray0.12.33.36.4 40 Sat 11-Jul-1970 2:10 pm Western Oval21,921
South Melbourne2.59.710.813.10 88 South Melbourne won by 48 points[Stats]

Round 16[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Carlton4.47.613.916.14 110 Sat 18-Jul-1970 2:10 pm Princes Park23,709
St. Kilda3.55.67.710.11 71 Carlton won by 39 points[Stats]
Geelong4.47.610.1015.16 106 Sat 18-Jul-1970 2:10 pm Kardinia Park7,220
Essendon3.26.118.128.17 65 Geelong won by 41 points[Stats]
Hawthorn7.010.415.623.9 147 Sat 18-Jul-1970 2:10 pm VFL Park14,169
Footscray0.41.63.116.12 48 Hawthorn won by 99 points[Stats]
Melbourne1.75.126.177.19 61 Sat 18-Jul-1970 2:10 pm M.C.G.36,044
Collingwood2.04.68.1010.16 76 Collingwood won by 15 points[Stats]
North Melbourne4.97.1012.1613.17 95 Sat 18-Jul-1970 2:10 pm Arden Street8,442
Fitzroy2.38.810.818.14 122 Fitzroy won by 27 points[Stats]
South Melbourne3.26.46.511.9 75 Sat 18-Jul-1970 2:10 pm Lake Oval25,088
Richmond3.38.810.1612.17 89 Richmond won by 14 points[Stats]

Round 17[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Collingwood1.46.108.1514.21 105 Sat 25-Jul-1970 2:10 pm Victoria Park15,678
North Melbourne2.24.57.68.8 56 Collingwood won by 49 points[Stats]
Essendon0.310.1012.1118.17 125 Sat 25-Jul-1970 2:10 pm Windy Hill9,755
Melbourne4.55.711.1512.17 89 Essendon won by 36 points[Stats]
Fitzroy1.24.38.59.7 61 Sat 25-Jul-1970 2:10 pm VFL Park13,854
Carlton4.26.37.410.11 71 Carlton won by 10 points[Stats]
Richmond3.66.1110.1315.15 105 Sat 25-Jul-1970 2:10 pm M.C.G.55,740
Hawthorn3.27.59.1311.17 83 Richmond won by 22 points[Stats]
St. Kilda2.27.811.1013.14 92 Sat 25-Jul-1970 2:10 pm Moorabbin Oval20,851
South Melbourne2.25.47.611.6 72 St. Kilda won by 20 points[Stats]
Footscray5.46.98.1112.15 87 Sat 25-Jul-1970 2:10 pm Western Oval14,660
Geelong4.25.76.107.14 56 Footscray won by 31 points[Stats]

Round 18[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Carlton2.46.98.1211.17 83 Sat 1-Aug-1970 2:10 pm Princes Park27,625
South Melbourne2.35.89.1310.19 79 Carlton won by 4 points[Stats]
Fitzroy5.46.410.811.9 75 Sat 1-Aug-1970 2:10 pm Junction Oval18,760
Collingwood2.210.611.917.15 117 Collingwood won by 42 points[Stats]
Geelong5.45.410.1013.10 88 Sat 1-Aug-1970 2:10 pm VFL Park26,501
Richmond3.14.86.98.13 61 Geelong won by 27 points[Stats]
Hawthorn4.36.610.811.11 77 Sat 1-Aug-1970 2:10 pm Glenferrie Oval16,698
St. Kilda4.47.1110.1314.18 102 St. Kilda won by 25 points[Stats]
Melbourne2.12.34.88.13 61 Sat 1-Aug-1970 2:10 pm M.C.G.16,591
Footscray1.62.117.1310.15 75 Footscray won by 14 points[Stats]
North Melbourne5.56.69.1113.13 91 Sat 1-Aug-1970 2:10 pm Arden Street8,952
Essendon2.510.1213.1416.22 118 Essendon won by 27 points[Stats]

Round 19[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Collingwood2.65.117.1513.23 101 Sat 8-Aug-1970 2:10 pm Victoria Park39,959
Carlton0.41.72.112.12 24 Collingwood won by 77 points[Stats]
Essendon2.36.710.1312.16 88 Sat 8-Aug-1970 2:10 pm Windy Hill13,572
Fitzroy5.57.510.714.10 94 Fitzroy won by 6 points[Stats]
Richmond2.25.68.79.10 64 Sat 8-Aug-1970 2:10 pm M.C.G.25,158
Melbourne4.18.314.818.10 118 Melbourne won by 54 points[Stats]
St. Kilda5.17.711.912.16 88 Sat 8-Aug-1970 2:10 pm VFL Park29,630
Geelong0.33.45.75.7 37 St. Kilda won by 51 points[Stats]
South Melbourne2.28.411.616.7 103 Sat 8-Aug-1970 2:10 pm Lake Oval17,439
Hawthorn2.25.38.413.8 86 South Melbourne won by 17 points[Stats]
Footscray0.24.137.1310.23 83 Sat 8-Aug-1970 2:10 pm Western Oval13,118
North Melbourne3.84.911.1411.15 81 Footscray won by 2 points[Stats]

Round 20[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Collingwood6.27.618.1224.16 160 Sat 15-Aug-1970 2:10 pm Victoria Park24,785
Essendon3.39.69.811.13 79 Collingwood won by 81 points[Stats]
Fitzroy4.45.59.1012.10 82 Sat 15-Aug-1970 2:10 pm Junction Oval11,398
Footscray1.17.79.1011.14 80 Fitzroy won by 2 points[Stats]
Geelong5.37.39.810.14 74 Sat 15-Aug-1970 2:10 pm Kardinia Park29,918
South Melbourne1.46.98.1311.15 81 South Melbourne won by 7 points[Stats]
Hawthorn6.38.49.813.9 87 Sat 15-Aug-1970 2:10 pm Glenferrie Oval20,845
Carlton2.011.014.218.9 117 Carlton won by 30 points[Stats]
Melbourne0.23.45.97.14 56 Sat 15-Aug-1970 2:10 pm VFL Park22,502
St. Kilda5.58.714.1117.14 116 St. Kilda won by 60 points[Stats]
North Melbourne2.04.35.37.6 48 Sat 15-Aug-1970 2:10 pm Arden Street8,837
Richmond5.08.313.716.10 106 Richmond won by 58 points[Stats]

Round 21[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Carlton4.310.614.918.14 122 Sat 22-Aug-1970 2:10 pm Princes Park21,574
Footscray5.09.111.517.6 108 Carlton won by 14 points[Stats]
Geelong3.410.613.1116.12 108 Sat 22-Aug-1970 2:10 pm Kardinia Park13,670
Melbourne4.56.89.1213.18 96 Geelong won by 12 points[Stats]
Hawthorn4.510.1012.1321.14 140 Sat 22-Aug-1970 2:10 pm Glenferrie Oval8,061
North Melbourne3.55.116.159.20 74 Hawthorn won by 66 points[Stats]
Richmond2.413.716.1123.13 151 Sat 22-Aug-1970 2:10 pm M.C.G.25,862
Essendon2.17.29.511.11 77 Richmond won by 74 points[Stats]
St. Kilda5.46.79.1114.14 98 Sat 22-Aug-1970 2:10 pm Moorabbin Oval38,222
Collingwood3.07.59.716.12 108 Collingwood won by 10 points[Stats]
South Melbourne2.38.512.1314.15 99 Sat 22-Aug-1970 2:10 pm Lake Oval20,029
Fitzroy5.26.56.1410.20 80 South Melbourne won by 19 points[Stats]

Round 22[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Collingwood2.65.817.1122.15 147 Sat 29-Aug-1970 2:10 pm Victoria Park39,451
South Melbourne0.03.34.57.9 51 Collingwood won by 96 points[Stats]
Essendon2.43.65.78.11 59 Sat 29-Aug-1970 2:10 pm Windy Hill14,310
St. Kilda3.45.610.1714.19 103 St. Kilda won by 44 points[Stats]
Fitzroy1.13.63.79.11 65 Sat 29-Aug-1970 2:10 pm Junction Oval11,626
Hawthorn5.79.815.1318.16 124 Hawthorn won by 59 points[Stats]
Melbourne4.47.99.1412.15 87 Sat 29-Aug-1970 2:10 pm M.C.G.40,973
Carlton2.37.711.1314.17 101 Carlton won by 14 points[Stats]
North Melbourne2.24.710.1012.11 83 Sat 29-Aug-1970 2:10 pm Arden Street6,435
Geelong2.13.24.36.6 42 North Melbourne won by 41 points[Stats]
Footscray2.18.79.1012.10 82 Sat 29-Aug-1970 2:10 pm Western Oval16,672
Richmond3.24.47.910.12 72 Footscray won by 10 points[Stats]

1970 Ladder

LP Club P W L D For Agn % Pts
1 Collingwood 22 18 4 0 2333 1709 136.51 72
2 Carlton 22 16 6 0 2146 1911 112.30 64
3 St. Kilda 22 14 8 0 1926 1532 125.72 56
4 South Melbourne 22 14 8 0 1914 1828 104.71 56
5 Geelong 22 12 10 0 1949 1903 102.42 48
6 Richmond 22 12 10 0 2029 1998 101.55 48
7 Footscray 22 11 11 0 1728 1894 91.24 44
8 Hawthorn 22 10 12 0 2264 1986 114.00 40
9 Fitzroy 22 9 13 0 1774 2155 82.32 36
10 Melbourne 22 6 16 0 1705 2043 83.46 24
11 Essendon 22 6 16 0 1734 2128 81.49 24
12 North Melbourne 22 4 18 0 1574 1989 79.14 16
  H&A 132 132 132 0 23076 23076 100.00 528
  Finals 4 4 4 0 855 855 100.00 16
  Total 136 136 136 0 23931 23931 100.00 544

First Semi-final

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
St. Kilda6.19.314.822.11 143 Sat 5-Sep-1970 2:30 pm M.C.G.104,239
South Melbourne2.59.810.1013.12 90 St. Kilda won by 53 points[Stats]

Second Semi-final

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Collingwood5.29.712.1117.16 118 Sat 12-Sep-1970 2:30 pm M.C.G.112,838
Carlton5.09.214.317.6 108 Collingwood won by 10 points[Stats]

Preliminary Final

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Carlton2.66.1213.1617.21 123 Sat 19-Sep-1970 2:30 pm M.C.G.108,215
St. Kilda1.44.126.167.19 61 Carlton won by 62 points[Stats]

Grand Final

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Collingwood4.810.1313.1614.17 101 Sat 26-Sep-1970 2:50 pm M.C.G.121,696
Carlton0.34.512.517.9 111 Carlton won by 10 points[Stats]

Footnotes

* Behinds calculated from the 1965 season on.
+ Score at the end of extra time.