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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


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

1988 V/AFL Premiership Season

 
 

1988 Ladder

LP Club P W L D For Agn % Pts
1 Hawthorn 22 19 3 0 2791 1962 142.25 76
2 Collingwood 22 15 6 1 1948 1728 112.73 62
3 Carlton 22 15 7 0 2342 1961 119.43 60
4 West Coast 22 13 9 0 2199 1966 111.85 52
5 Melbourne 22 13 9 0 2003 1961 102.14 52
6 Essendon 22 12 10 0 2186 2017 108.38 48
7 Sydney 22 12 10 0 2169 2176 99.68 48
8 Footscray 22 11 11 0 1880 1803 104.27 44
9 Geelong 22 10 12 0 2356 2246 104.90 40
10 Richmond 22 8 14 0 2161 2540 85.08 32
11 North Melbourne 22 7 14 1 2361 2638 89.50 30
12 Fitzroy 22 7 15 0 2128 2538 83.85 28
13 Brisbane 22 7 15 0 1806 2421 74.60 28
14 St. Kilda 22 4 18 0 1708 2081 82.08 16
  H&A 154 153 153 1 30038 30038 100.00 616
  Finals 6 6 6 0 1110 1110 100.00 24
  Total 160 159 159 1 31148 31148 100.00 640

1988 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 | EF | QF | 2SF | 1SF | PF | GF

Round 1[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Carlton4.67.1212.1318.18 126 Sat 2-Apr-1988 2:10 pm Princes Park27,266
Hawthorn4.37.610.1715.21 111 Carlton won by 15 points[Stats]
Essendon11.316.920.1125.14 164 Sat 2-Apr-1988 2:10 pm Windy Hill18,410
North Melbourne1.64.87.1012.10 82 Essendon won by 82 points[Stats]
Geelong3.66.98.1411.17 83 Sat 2-Apr-1988 2:10 pm Kardinia Park20,781
West Coast4.27.89.1514.20 104 West Coast won by 21 points[Stats]
Brisbane0.34.66.1210.15 75 Sun 3-Apr-1988 2:10 pm Carrara Stadium11,306
Collingwood0.32.77.1311.17 83 Collingwood won by 8 points[Stats]
Fitzroy5.412.1015.1220.20 140 Mon 4-Apr-1988 2:10 pm Princes Park17,609
St. Kilda3.47.913.1317.16 118 Fitzroy won by 22 points[Stats]
Richmond2.07.410.916.12 108 Mon 4-Apr-1988 2:10 pm M.C.G.34,824
Melbourne8.315.419.923.16 154 Melbourne won by 46 points[Stats]
Footscray3.37.410.516.6 102 Mon 4-Apr-1988 2:10 pm VFL Park18,980
Sydney3.67.79.1011.10 76 Footscray won by 26 points[Stats]

Round 2[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
West Coast4.411.917.1326.19 175 Fri 8-Apr-1988 7:40 pm W.A.C.A.24,886
Essendon4.18.611.811.10 76 West Coast won by 99 points[Stats]
Carlton4.38.515.1119.15 129 Sat 9-Apr-1988 2:10 pm Princes Park15,805
Brisbane2.34.105.137.19 61 Carlton won by 68 points[Stats]
Collingwood3.36.58.615.12 102 Sat 9-Apr-1988 2:10 pm Victoria Park24,314
Fitzroy2.26.77.159.16 70 Collingwood won by 32 points[Stats]
Hawthorn6.312.919.1126.15 171 Sat 9-Apr-1988 2:10 pm VFL Park18,082
Richmond1.84.118.1112.14 86 Hawthorn won by 85 points[Stats]
North Melbourne8.314.416.420.7 127 Sat 9-Apr-1988 2:10 pm M.C.G.15,233
Geelong6.310.616.1121.16 142 Geelong won by 15 points[Stats]
Footscray0.04.55.99.12 66 Sat 9-Apr-1988 2:10 pm Western Oval15,693
Melbourne5.15.511.813.8 86 Melbourne won by 20 points[Stats]
Sydney0.46.99.129.12 66 Sun 10-Apr-1988 2:10 pm S.C.G.9,089
St. Kilda1.42.74.107.13 55 Sydney won by 11 points[Stats]

Round 3[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Essendon7.210.811.1111.13 79 Sat 16-Apr-1988 2:10 pm Windy Hill21,472
Carlton4.39.519.823.13 151 Carlton won by 72 points[Stats]
Hawthorn3.07.214.517.12 114 Sat 16-Apr-1988 2:10 pm Princes Park9,802
Sydney3.17.810.1013.15 93 Hawthorn won by 21 points[Stats]
Melbourne2.84.117.159.18 72 Sat 16-Apr-1988 2:10 pm M.C.G.30,873
Geelong1.14.57.89.10 64 Melbourne won by 8 points[Stats]
Richmond4.17.49.712.8 80 Sat 16-Apr-1988 2:10 pm VFL Park34,444
Collingwood10.316.521.823.12 150 Collingwood won by 70 points[Stats]
St. Kilda7.010.213.417.6 108 Sat 16-Apr-1988 2:10 pm Moorabbin Oval16,573
North Melbourne1.65.910.1211.16 82 St. Kilda won by 26 points[Stats]
Footscray5.67.810.1216.12 108 Sat 16-Apr-1988 2:10 pm Western Oval12,783
Fitzroy3.15.56.117.15 57 Footscray won by 51 points[Stats]
West Coast10.513.1221.1629.18 192 Sun 17-Apr-1988 2:10 pm W.A.C.A.16,354
Brisbane2.13.66.1010.14 74 West Coast won by 118 points[Stats]

Round 4[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Melbourne6.910.1110.1313.18 96 Fri 22-Apr-1988 7:40 pm M.C.G.18,908
Brisbane1.12.43.95.11 41 Melbourne won by 55 points[Stats]
Collingwood3.19.89.1013.16 94 Sat 23-Apr-1988 2:10 pm Victoria Park26,276
West Coast2.42.46.58.7 55 Collingwood won by 39 points[Stats]
Hawthorn6.19.613.1317.18 120 Sat 23-Apr-1988 2:10 pm Princes Park13,205
Fitzroy2.37.913.1115.16 106 Hawthorn won by 14 points[Stats]
North Melbourne4.311.615.819.11 125 Sat 23-Apr-1988 2:10 pm VFL Park14,948
Footscray4.47.510.713.9 87 North Melbourne won by 38 points[Stats]
Sydney3.35.67.1210.20 80 Sun 24-Apr-1988 2:10 pm S.C.G.16,091
Carlton4.1011.1618.2024.22 166 Carlton won by 86 points[Stats]
Richmond1.65.115.1311.16 82 Mon 25-Apr-1988 2:10 pm M.C.G.27,417
Geelong6.514.920.1124.17 161 Geelong won by 79 points[Stats]
St. Kilda4.44.67.810.9 69 Mon 25-Apr-1988 2:10 pm Moorabbin Oval31,679
Essendon1.16.49.514.7 91 Essendon won by 22 points[Stats]

Round 5[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
West Coast3.46.912.1214.16 100 Fri 29-Apr-1988 7:40 pm W.A.C.A.17,662
Footscray4.46.79.914.9 93 West Coast won by 7 points[Stats]
Carlton0.52.76.910.9 69 Sat 30-Apr-1988 2:10 pm VFL Park76,354
Collingwood4.56.88.1114.13 97 Collingwood won by 28 points[Stats]
Fitzroy1.74.107.1512.19 91 Sat 30-Apr-1988 2:10 pm Princes Park8,808
Richmond7.49.715.1323.15 153 Richmond won by 62 points[Stats]
Geelong5.29.413.817.14 116 Sat 30-Apr-1988 2:10 pm Kardinia Park23,840
Essendon2.36.911.1013.14 92 Geelong won by 24 points[Stats]
North Melbourne3.27.812.1119.14 128 Sat 30-Apr-1988 2:10 pm M.C.G.15,438
Hawthorn7.314.725.1431.19 205 Hawthorn won by 77 points[Stats]
St. Kilda5.58.69.1012.12 84 Sat 30-Apr-1988 2:10 pm Moorabbin Oval15,260
Brisbane1.16.108.1413.15 93 Brisbane won by 9 points[Stats]
Sydney4.87.1010.1412.17 89 Sun 1-May-1988 2:10 pm S.C.G.9,269
Melbourne2.19.610.1017.14 116 Melbourne won by 27 points[Stats]

Round 6[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
North Melbourne3.47.1212.1517.21 123 Fri 6-May-1988 7:40 pm M.C.G.10,133
West Coast8.09.213.517.8 110 North Melbourne won by 13 points[Stats]
Carlton0.14.47.810.12 72 Sat 7-May-1988 2:10 pm Princes Park15,617
St. Kilda2.42.53.54.8 32 Carlton won by 40 points[Stats]
Collingwood2.08.211.513.13 91 Sat 7-May-1988 2:10 pm VFL Park53,184
Hawthorn5.49.614.714.9 93 Hawthorn won by 2 points[Stats]
Melbourne1.45.77.119.14 68 Sat 7-May-1988 2:10 pm M.C.G.34,697
Essendon3.39.312.416.5 101 Essendon won by 33 points[Stats]
Footscray4.77.1110.1612.19 91 Sat 7-May-1988 2:10 pm Western Oval12,374
Richmond1.32.73.85.16 46 Footscray won by 45 points[Stats]
Brisbane3.37.410.517.11 113 Sun 8-May-1988 2:10 pm Carrara Stadium9,981
Fitzroy2.38.714.1316.15 111 Brisbane won by 2 points[Stats]
Geelong5.09.311.716.15 111 Sun 8-May-1988 2:10 pm Kardinia Park19,132
Sydney2.48.614.1117.12 114 Sydney won by 3 points[Stats]

Round 7[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
West Coast7.612.616.717.10 112 Fri 13-May-1988 7:40 pm W.A.C.A.12,803
St. Kilda0.11.51.113.18 36 West Coast won by 76 points[Stats]
Essendon2.45.89.1117.17 119 Sat 14-May-1988 2:10 pm Windy Hill24,224
Collingwood2.47.69.811.9 75 Essendon won by 44 points[Stats]
Fitzroy5.59.712.1015.16 106 Sat 14-May-1988 2:10 pm Princes Park8,394
Sydney2.15.48.89.13 67 Fitzroy won by 39 points[Stats]
Geelong2.25.510.915.14 104 Sat 14-May-1988 2:10 pm VFL Park26,372
Carlton3.47.511.814.9 93 Geelong won by 11 points[Stats]
Melbourne2.67.139.1815.21 111 Sat 14-May-1988 2:10 pm M.C.G.34,773
Hawthorn4.36.612.1013.12 90 Melbourne won by 21 points[Stats]
Brisbane1.52.78.910.12 72 Sun 15-May-1988 2:10 pm Carrara Stadium10,898
Footscray1.14.85.129.17 71 Brisbane won by 1 point[Stats]
Richmond5.39.610.611.7 73 Sun 15-May-1988 2:10 pm M.C.G.12,880
North Melbourne4.36.813.1322.18 150 North Melbourne won by 77 points[Stats]

Round 8[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Sydney1.44.77.1511.21 87 Fri 20-May-1988 7:40 pm S.C.G.13,322
Brisbane5.210.214.717.13 115 Brisbane won by 28 points[Stats]
Carlton4.811.1117.1719.20 134 Sat 21-May-1988 2:10 pm VFL Park22,978
North Melbourne3.08.211.319.7 121 Carlton won by 13 points[Stats]
Collingwood3.18.412.713.10 88 Sat 21-May-1988 2:10 pm Victoria Park22,731
Footscray5.66.108.1511.16 82 Collingwood won by 6 points[Stats]
Essendon4.211.717.1420.17 137 Sat 21-May-1988 2:10 pm Windy Hill14,568
Richmond3.47.78.1013.11 89 Essendon won by 48 points[Stats]
Fitzroy4.36.1110.1512.17 89 Sat 21-May-1988 2:10 pm Princes Park12,747
Melbourne4.28.512.817.13 115 Melbourne won by 26 points[Stats]
Geelong5.112.514.816.12 108 Sun 22-May-1988 2:10 pm Kardinia Park20,366
St. Kilda4.68.714.1017.12 114 St. Kilda won by 6 points[Stats]
West Coast1.13.44.79.9 63 Sun 22-May-1988 2:10 pm Subiaco Oval27,344
Hawthorn8.412.715.1017.14 116 Hawthorn won by 53 points[Stats]

Round 9[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Essendon6.112.520.1129.20 194 Fri 27-May-1988 7:40 pm M.C.G.26,653
Brisbane3.03.26.28.6 54 Essendon won by 140 points[Stats]
Geelong6.214.418.620.13 133 Sat 28-May-1988 2:10 pm Kardinia Park13,968
Fitzroy5.18.411.915.10 100 Geelong won by 33 points[Stats]
Hawthorn9.212.519.1023.16 154 Sat 28-May-1988 2:10 pm Princes Park12,786
Footscray2.45.57.69.11 65 Hawthorn won by 89 points[Stats]
North Melbourne1.42.63.94.11 35 Sat 28-May-1988 2:10 pm VFL Park28,849
Collingwood3.34.87.1011.17 83 Collingwood won by 48 points[Stats]
Richmond4.48.78.1010.13 73 Sat 28-May-1988 2:10 pm M.C.G.11,468
Sydney6.213.616.1020.16 136 Sydney won by 63 points[Stats]
St. Kilda5.38.514.816.10 106 Sat 28-May-1988 2:10 pm Moorabbin Oval21,333
Melbourne3.25.66.711.12 78 St. Kilda won by 28 points[Stats]
West Coast1.75.1210.1312.15 87 Sun 29-May-1988 2:10 pm Subiaco Oval27,663
Carlton5.28.211.615.10 100 Carlton won by 13 points[Stats]

Round 10[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Sydney4.17.410.911.11 77 Fri 3-Jun-1988 7:40 pm S.C.G.14,753
Essendon2.03.34.78.7 55 Sydney won by 22 points[Stats]
Collingwood3.16.48.810.11 71 Sat 4-Jun-1988 2:10 pm VFL Park61,163
Melbourne3.35.49.812.12 84 Melbourne won by 13 points[Stats]
Fitzroy8.114.416.924.13 157 Sat 4-Jun-1988 2:10 pm Princes Park8,280
North Melbourne4.45.1113.1318.16 124 Fitzroy won by 33 points[Stats]
St. Kilda3.49.1113.1617.19 121 Sat 4-Jun-1988 2:10 pm M.C.G.25,693
Hawthorn5.56.613.821.11 137 Hawthorn won by 16 points[Stats]
Footscray2.15.57.811.9 75 Sat 4-Jun-1988 2:10 pm Western Oval17,515
Carlton4.35.311.615.6 96 Carlton won by 21 points[Stats]
Brisbane2.35.88.1116.13 109 Sun 5-Jun-1988 2:10 pm Carrara Stadium8,736
Geelong6.413.618.1024.18 162 Geelong won by 53 points[Stats]
Richmond5.310.611.1116.20 116 Sun 5-Jun-1988 2:10 pm M.C.G.7,157
West Coast0.63.107.1410.15 75 Richmond won by 41 points[Stats]

Round 11[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Sydney6.710.1315.2018.24 132 Fri 10-Jun-1988 7:40 pm S.C.G.11,729
North Melbourne5.410.814.1019.11 125 Sydney won by 7 points[Stats]
Carlton8.812.1119.1421.18 144 Sat 11-Jun-1988 2:10 pm Princes Park21,501
Fitzroy3.06.29.615.11 101 Carlton won by 43 points[Stats]
St. Kilda1.44.55.87.9 51 Sat 11-Jun-1988 2:10 pm VFL Park24,149
Footscray2.74.106.1011.12 78 Footscray won by 27 points[Stats]
Brisbane7.612.1019.1223.13 151 Sun 12-Jun-1988 2:10 pm Carrara Stadium13,322
Richmond3.16.68.615.13 103 Brisbane won by 48 points[Stats]
Geelong1.24.47.69.10 64 Mon 13-Jun-1988 2:10 pm Kardinia Park35,322
Collingwood4.38.514.616.7 103 Collingwood won by 39 points[Stats]
Hawthorn3.47.1110.1317.16 118 Mon 13-Jun-1988 2:10 pm Princes Park27,642
Essendon1.33.55.610.8 68 Hawthorn won by 50 points[Stats]
Melbourne4.47.810.1313.15 93 Mon 13-Jun-1988 2:10 pm M.C.G.28,045
West Coast2.14.57.1010.13 73 Melbourne won by 20 points[Stats]

Round 12[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Richmond1.44.109.1815.20 110 Fri 17-Jun-1988 7:40 pm M.C.G.19,458
Carlton5.67.129.1612.21 93 Richmond won by 17 points[Stats]
Fitzroy0.35.56.77.9 51 Sat 18-Jun-1988 2:10 pm VFL Park18,854
Essendon4.64.74.94.9 33 Fitzroy won by 18 points[Stats]
Hawthorn2.45.107.1610.20 80 Sat 18-Jun-1988 2:10 pm Princes Park8,176
Brisbane0.12.22.32.5 17 Hawthorn won by 63 points[Stats]
North Melbourne1.16.37.910.14 74 Sat 18-Jun-1988 2:10 pm M.C.G.18,078
Melbourne3.53.114.147.19 61 North Melbourne won by 13 points[Stats]
St. Kilda2.22.42.73.12 30 Sat 18-Jun-1988 2:10 pm Moorabbin Oval23,880
Collingwood2.42.57.87.9 51 Collingwood won by 21 points[Stats]
Footscray2.24.65.87.14 56 Sat 18-Jun-1988 2:10 pm Western Oval13,720
Geelong1.61.92.123.12 30 Footscray won by 26 points[Stats]
Sydney1.36.610.1314.20 104 Sun 19-Jun-1988 2:10 pm S.C.G.12,664
West Coast1.53.75.98.13 61 Sydney won by 43 points[Stats]

Round 13[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Collingwood2.23.65.99.14 68 Sat 25-Jun-1988 2:10 pm Victoria Park23,031
Sydney1.31.41.62.11 23 Collingwood won by 45 points[Stats]
Essendon4.26.410.1010.15 75 Sat 25-Jun-1988 2:10 pm Windy Hill15,861
Footscray3.110.211.815.9 99 Footscray won by 24 points[Stats]
Hawthorn3.29.413.917.10 112 Sat 25-Jun-1988 2:10 pm Princes Park13,867
Geelong2.64.117.1212.15 87 Hawthorn won by 25 points[Stats]
Melbourne0.33.37.410.6 66 Sat 25-Jun-1988 2:10 pm VFL Park37,953
Carlton2.22.93.105.13 43 Melbourne won by 23 points[Stats]
North Melbourne3.59.1117.1322.19 151 Sat 25-Jun-1988 2:10 pm M.C.G.7,764
Brisbane5.49.511.513.7 85 North Melbourne won by 66 points[Stats]
St. Kilda2.105.116.178.18 66 Sat 25-Jun-1988 2:10 pm Moorabbin Oval17,770
Richmond2.14.45.85.11 41 St. Kilda won by 25 points[Stats]
West Coast4.57.811.1517.19 121 Sun 26-Jun-1988 2:10 pm Subiaco Oval15,028
Fitzroy4.27.59.613.9 87 West Coast won by 34 points[Stats]

Round 14[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Sydney6.79.1212.1413.18 96 Fri 1-Jul-1988 7:40 pm S.C.G.8,008
Richmond4.48.915.1019.17 131 Richmond won by 35 points[Stats]
Carlton4.56.129.1611.21 87 Sat 2-Jul-1988 2:10 pm M.C.G.72,906
Collingwood6.38.811.1316.14 110 Collingwood won by 23 points[Stats]
Essendon3.26.89.1216.16 112 Sat 2-Jul-1988 2:10 pm Windy Hill10,298
West Coast4.49.411.613.7 85 Essendon won by 27 points[Stats]
Fitzroy1.32.57.710.11 71 Sat 2-Jul-1988 2:10 pm VFL Park10,310
North Melbourne4.47.1110.1515.20 110 North Melbourne won by 39 points[Stats]
Geelong2.15.46.68.8 56 Sat 2-Jul-1988 2:10 pm Kardinia Park17,227
Melbourne1.45.710.1013.11 89 Melbourne won by 33 points[Stats]
Footscray5.36.69.1011.11 77 Sat 2-Jul-1988 2:10 pm Western Oval14,338
Hawthorn4.36.910.1315.15 105 Hawthorn won by 28 points[Stats]
Brisbane3.57.1212.1414.15 99 Sun 3-Jul-1988 2:10 pm Carrara Stadium10,394
St. Kilda2.45.86.1112.17 89 Brisbane won by 10 points[Stats]

Round 15[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Fitzroy5.69.816.1321.16 142 Sat 9-Jul-1988 2:10 pm Princes Park13,841
Collingwood0.21.62.77.10 52 Fitzroy won by 90 points[Stats]
Melbourne3.34.45.68.9 57 Sat 9-Jul-1988 2:10 pm M.C.G.20,269
Sydney6.29.415.919.16 130 Sydney won by 73 points[Stats]
St. Kilda4.36.56.79.11 65 Sat 9-Jul-1988 2:10 pm Moorabbin Oval15,416
Carlton3.25.36.710.9 69 Carlton won by 4 points[Stats]
Footscray3.36.58.712.8 80 Sat 9-Jul-1988 2:10 pm VFL Park14,721
Richmond1.24.35.58.7 55 Footscray won by 25 points[Stats]
Brisbane3.63.97.1612.19 91 Sun 10-Jul-1988 2:10 pm Carrara Stadium14,213
Hawthorn4.111.513.917.13 115 Hawthorn won by 24 points[Stats]
North Melbourne3.24.57.1014.10 94 Sun 10-Jul-1988 2:10 pm M.C.G.26,755
Essendon6.411.816.1421.14 140 Essendon won by 46 points[Stats]
West Coast1.56.912.1418.18 126 Sun 10-Jul-1988 2:10 pm Subiaco Oval18,537
Geelong3.47.614.716.10 106 West Coast won by 20 points[Stats]

Round 16[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
West Coast7.28.512.914.14 98 Fri 15-Jul-1988 7:40 pm W.A.C.A.16,074
Brisbane3.47.711.1112.17 89 West Coast won by 9 points[Stats]
Carlton6.211.616.1121.15 141 Sat 16-Jul-1988 2:10 pm Princes Park17,463
Geelong7.19.510.1014.14 98 Carlton won by 43 points[Stats]
Essendon3.27.711.716.14 110 Sat 16-Jul-1988 2:10 pm Windy Hill14,477
Fitzroy3.25.66.89.12 66 Essendon won by 44 points[Stats]
Melbourne1.17.311.514.10 94 Sat 16-Jul-1988 2:10 pm M.C.G.74,964
Collingwood0.41.63.86.12 48 Melbourne won by 46 points[Stats]
Richmond3.111.614.1017.13 115 Sat 16-Jul-1988 2:10 pm VFL Park20,199
St. Kilda5.39.512.615.8 98 Richmond won by 17 points[Stats]
North Melbourne5.57.911.1012.14 86 Sun 17-Jul-1988 2:10 pm M.C.G.16,872
Footscray3.04.87.1316.17 113 Footscray won by 27 points[Stats]
Sydney2.49.1016.1424.19 163 Sun 17-Jul-1988 2:10 pm S.C.G.14,591
Hawthorn3.79.915.1116.16 112 Sydney won by 51 points[Stats]

Round 17[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Fitzroy5.511.1115.1319.20 134 Fri 22-Jul-1988 7:40 pm M.C.G.7,611
West Coast2.54.96.128.16 64 Fitzroy won by 70 points[Stats]
Carlton3.34.89.1613.22 100 Sat 23-Jul-1988 2:10 pm Princes Park17,333
Richmond2.58.78.98.12 60 Carlton won by 40 points[Stats]
Collingwood2.08.29.514.8 92 Sat 23-Jul-1988 2:10 pm Victoria Park16,082
North Melbourne6.610.812.1213.14 92 Collingwood drew with North Melbourne[Stats]
Geelong5.67.1010.1217.13 115 Sat 23-Jul-1988 2:10 pm Kardinia Park13,505
Footscray3.24.46.710.9 69 Geelong won by 46 points[Stats]
Melbourne1.02.24.410.8 68 Sat 23-Jul-1988 2:10 pm VFL Park37,307
Hawthorn8.315.618.921.11 137 Hawthorn won by 69 points[Stats]
St. Kilda5.17.310.414.8 92 Sat 23-Jul-1988 2:10 pm Moorabbin Oval11,657
Sydney5.56.118.1813.21 99 Sydney won by 7 points[Stats]
Brisbane4.35.68.910.14 74 Sun 24-Jul-1988 2:10 pm Carrara Stadium15,950
Essendon4.19.213.516.7 103 Essendon won by 29 points[Stats]

Round 18[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Sydney2.58.78.1112.16 88 Fri 29-Jul-1988 7:40 pm S.C.G.12,228
Geelong4.49.816.1222.19 151 Geelong won by 63 points[Stats]
Collingwood2.35.710.1116.18 114 Sat 30-Jul-1988 2:10 pm Victoria Park16,408
St. Kilda3.54.88.1311.14 80 Collingwood won by 34 points[Stats]
Fitzroy2.44.76.99.13 67 Sat 30-Jul-1988 2:10 pm Princes Park15,430
Carlton1.07.513.1022.11 143 Carlton won by 76 points[Stats]
Hawthorn3.15.77.1112.16 88 Sat 30-Jul-1988 2:10 pm VFL Park35,662
Essendon3.45.57.79.8 62 Hawthorn won by 26 points[Stats]
North Melbourne4.69.713.1016.13 109 Sat 30-Jul-1988 2:10 pm M.C.G.11,909
Richmond6.310.917.1121.14 140 Richmond won by 31 points[Stats]
West Coast3.17.412.1118.14 122 Sun 31-Jul-1988 2:10 pm Subiaco Oval16,266
Melbourne2.26.47.811.12 78 West Coast won by 44 points[Stats]
Footscray1.54.87.1111.18 84 Sun 31-Jul-1988 2:10 pm Western Oval11,694
Brisbane2.43.85.105.13 43 Footscray won by 41 points[Stats]

Round 19[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Collingwood4.39.615.918.14 122 Fri 5-Aug-1988 7:40 pm M.C.G.20,575
Brisbane2.65.89.811.10 76 Collingwood won by 46 points[Stats]
Carlton1.55.87.1111.13 79 Sat 6-Aug-1988 2:10 pm VFL Park18,355
Sydney5.45.811.1015.17 107 Sydney won by 28 points[Stats]
Essendon2.47.811.1212.18 90 Sat 6-Aug-1988 2:10 pm Windy Hill15,636
Geelong6.510.917.1024.13 157 Geelong won by 67 points[Stats]
Hawthorn7.511.919.1027.16 178 Sat 6-Aug-1988 2:10 pm Princes Park12,646
Fitzroy1.23.97.1215.14 104 Hawthorn won by 74 points[Stats]
Richmond3.39.516.923.11 149 Sat 6-Aug-1988 2:10 pm M.C.G.20,475
Melbourne9.313.719.920.11 131 Richmond won by 18 points[Stats]
Footscray6.512.818.1019.18 132 Sat 6-Aug-1988 2:10 pm Western Oval10,477
St. Kilda4.15.49.59.9 63 Footscray won by 69 points[Stats]
West Coast2.87.1211.1516.19 115 Sun 7-Aug-1988 2:10 pm Subiaco Oval18,193
North Melbourne5.59.712.1012.12 84 West Coast won by 31 points[Stats]

Round 20[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Richmond2.25.97.1511.20 86 Fri 12-Aug-1988 7:40 pm M.C.G.15,026
Brisbane5.38.710.1014.16 100 Brisbane won by 14 points[Stats]
Carlton5.79.1315.1720.21 141 Sat 13-Aug-1988 2:10 pm Princes Park16,469
North Melbourne3.38.1114.1420.17 137 Carlton won by 4 points[Stats]
Collingwood1.13.56.710.14 74 Sat 13-Aug-1988 2:10 pm VFL Park52,719
Essendon4.56.77.1210.13 73 Collingwood won by 1 point[Stats]
Melbourne2.43.86.1314.16 100 Sat 13-Aug-1988 2:10 pm M.C.G.27,026
Footscray3.25.513.817.8 110 Footscray won by 10 points[Stats]
St. Kilda2.46.69.713.10 88 Sat 13-Aug-1988 2:10 pm Moorabbin Oval11,074
West Coast5.410.713.1014.13 97 West Coast won by 9 points[Stats]
Geelong1.15.58.610.8 68 Sun 14-Aug-1988 2:10 pm Kardinia Park23,821
Hawthorn3.26.215.819.14 128 Hawthorn won by 60 points[Stats]
Sydney3.47.814.1124.16 160 Sun 14-Aug-1988 2:10 pm S.C.G.13,811
Fitzroy5.49.810.1114.13 97 Sydney won by 63 points[Stats]

Round 21[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
North Melbourne5.09.312.816.17 113 Fri 19-Aug-1988 7:40 pm M.C.G.14,772
Sydney6.311.812.1114.17 101 North Melbourne won by 12 points[Stats]
Essendon3.58.514.919.14 128 Sat 20-Aug-1988 2:10 pm Windy Hill19,163
Melbourne5.28.810.813.12 90 Essendon won by 38 points[Stats]
Fitzroy3.410.616.1119.13 127 Sat 20-Aug-1988 2:10 pm Princes Park12,841
Footscray4.310.514.517.11 113 Fitzroy won by 14 points[Stats]
Geelong2.59.618.922.14 146 Sat 20-Aug-1988 2:10 pm Kardinia Park14,359
Richmond4.38.412.716.12 108 Geelong won by 38 points[Stats]
Hawthorn6.59.812.1118.15 123 Sat 20-Aug-1988 2:10 pm VFL Park19,222
St. Kilda3.37.510.811.12 78 Hawthorn won by 45 points[Stats]
Brisbane5.56.513.1014.13 97 Sun 21-Aug-1988 2:10 pm Carrara Stadium16,727
Carlton3.56.1210.1313.22 100 Carlton won by 3 points[Stats]
West Coast3.34.612.816.15 111 Sun 21-Aug-1988 2:10 pm Subiaco Oval36,638
Collingwood2.13.24.47.9 51 West Coast won by 60 points[Stats]

Round 22[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Richmond3.48.713.1523.19 157 Fri 26-Aug-1988 7:40 pm M.C.G.19,496
Fitzroy2.34.75.107.12 54 Richmond won by 103 points[Stats]
Collingwood4.56.613.1019.15 129 Sat 27-Aug-1988 2:10 pm Victoria Park19,771
Geelong3.26.58.614.10 94 Collingwood won by 35 points[Stats]
Essendon7.29.311.712.12 84 Sat 27-Aug-1988 2:10 pm VFL Park26,134
St. Kilda1.65.77.128.17 65 Essendon won by 19 points[Stats]
Hawthorn5.713.1022.1228.16 184 Sat 27-Aug-1988 2:10 pm Princes Park11,903
North Melbourne4.27.510.913.11 89 Hawthorn won by 95 points[Stats]
Melbourne8.29.711.1214.12 96 Sat 27-Aug-1988 2:10 pm M.C.G.50,178
Carlton3.34.45.510.6 66 Melbourne won by 30 points[Stats]
Brisbane3.48.611.711.11 77 Sun 28-Aug-1988 2:10 pm Carrara Stadium12,718
Sydney3.36.78.1510.21 81 Sydney won by 4 points[Stats]
Footscray1.22.53.83.11 29 Sun 28-Aug-1988 2:10 pm Western Oval18,456
West Coast2.23.34.77.11 53 West Coast won by 24 points[Stats]

1988 Ladder

LP Club P W L D For Agn % Pts
1 Hawthorn 22 19 3 0 2791 1962 142.25 76
2 Collingwood 22 15 6 1 1948 1728 112.73 62
3 Carlton 22 15 7 0 2342 1961 119.43 60
4 West Coast 22 13 9 0 2199 1966 111.85 52
5 Melbourne 22 13 9 0 2003 1961 102.14 52
6 Essendon 22 12 10 0 2186 2017 108.38 48
7 Sydney 22 12 10 0 2169 2176 99.68 48
8 Footscray 22 11 11 0 1880 1803 104.27 44
9 Geelong 22 10 12 0 2356 2246 104.90 40
10 Richmond 22 8 14 0 2161 2540 85.08 32
11 North Melbourne 22 7 14 1 2361 2638 89.50 30
12 Fitzroy 22 7 15 0 2128 2538 83.85 28
13 Brisbane 22 7 15 0 1806 2421 74.60 28
14 St. Kilda 22 4 18 0 1708 2081 82.08 16
  H&A 154 153 153 1 30038 30038 100.00 616
  Finals 6 6 6 0 1110 1110 100.00 24
  Total 160 159 159 1 31148 31148 100.00 640

Elimination Final

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Melbourne1.12.38.511.7 73 Sat 3-Sep-1988 2:30 pm VFL Park43,438
West Coast2.45.75.910.11 71 Melbourne won by 2 points[Stats]

Qualifying Final

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Collingwood1.09.412.716.11 107 Sun 4-Sep-1988 2:30 pm M.C.G.83,032
Carlton7.310.816.922.13 145 Carlton won by 38 points[Stats]

Second Semi-final

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Hawthorn0.26.66.89.12 66 Sat 10-Sep-1988 2:30 pm VFL Park60,052
Carlton2.53.56.86.9 45 Hawthorn won by 21 points[Stats]

First Semi-final

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Melbourne3.88.1110.1313.17 95 Sun 11-Sep-1988 2:30 pm M.C.G.87,407
Collingwood2.55.69.712.10 82 Melbourne won by 13 points[Stats]

Preliminary Final

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Melbourne6.39.416.519.6 120 Sat 17-Sep-1988 2:30 pm VFL Park68,516
Carlton1.39.610.814.14 98 Melbourne won by 22 points[Stats]

Grand Final

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Hawthorn4.410.914.1622.20 152 Sat 24-Sep-1988 2:50 pm M.C.G.93,754
Melbourne1.52.85.146.20 56 Hawthorn won by 96 points[Stats]

Footnotes

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