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VFA - KEY FACTS

Official name
Victorian Football Association

Known as
VFA

Duration
1877–1995

Disbanded
1995

Affiliated competitions (Historical)
Premiership Season 1877-1995


Premiership Season

Official Name
VFA Premiership Season

Duration
1877–1995

Affiliated clubs (Historical)
Carlton (VIC) 1877-1896; Geelong (VIC) 1877-1896; Melbourne (VIC) 1877-1896; St. Kilda (VIC) 1877-1879, 1886-1896; North Melbourne (VIC) 1877-1924; Albert Park (Original) (VIC) 1877-1879; Barwon (Original) (VIC) 1877-1878; Essendon (VIC) 1878-1896; South Melbourne (VIC) 1879-1896; West Melbourne (VIC) 1879-1880, 1889-1907; East Melbourne (VIC) 1880-1882; Fitzroy (VIC) 1884-1896; Williamstown (VIC) 1884-1995; Richmond (VIC) 1885-1907; University (VIC) 1885-1888; Footscray (VIC) 1886-1924; Ballarat Imperial (VIC) 1886-1888; Port Melbourne (VIC) 1886-1995; South Ballarat (VIC) 1886-1888; South Williamstown (VIC) 1886-1887; Ballarat (VIC) 1886-1888; Prahan (Original) (VIC) 1886-1887; Collingwood (VIC) 1892-1896; Brunswick (VIC) 1897-1991; Prahran (VIC) 1899-1958, 1960-1994; Essendon Association (VIC) 1900-1921; Preston (VIC) 1903-1911, 1926-1995; Brighton (VIC) 1908-1961; Northcote (VIC) 1908-1987; Melbourne City (VIC) 1912-1913; Hawthorn (VIC) 1914-1924; Geelong Association (VIC) 1922-1927; Coburg (VIC) 1925-1995; Camberwell (VIC) 1926-1991; Yarraville (VIC) 1928-1983; Oakleigh (VIC) 1929-1994; Sandringham (VIC) 1929-1995; Box Hill (VIC) 1951-1995; Moorabbin (Original) (VIC) 1951-1963; Dandenong (VIC) 1958-1994; Mordialloc (VIC) 1958-1988; Sunshine (VIC) 1959-1989; Waverley (VIC) 1961-1987; Caulfield (VFA) (VIC) 1962-1987; Geelong West (VIC) 1963-1988; Werribee (VIC) 1965-1995; Frankston (VIC) 1966-1995; Springvale (VIC) 1982-1995; Kilsyth (VIC) 1982-1984; Berwick (VIC) 1983-1987; Moorabbin West (VIC) 1983-1987; Moorabbin (VFA) (VIC) 1983-1987

Affiliated grounds (Historical)
Albert Cricket Ground; Alex G. Gillon Oval; Arch Brown Reserve; Arden Street; Ballarat City Oval; Ben Kavanagh Reserve; Bentleigh Reserve; Bill Lawry Oval; Box Hill City Oval; Brighton Beach Oval; Brunswick Street; Camberwell Sportsground; Central Reserve #2; Cheltenham Reserve; Chirnside Park; Coburg City Oval; Corio Oval; Croxton Park; Dandenong Showgrounds; East Melbourne; Eastern Oval; Edwin Flack Reserve; Elsternwick Park; Fearon Reserve; Frankston Park; Friendly Societies' Ground; Glenferrie Oval; Junction Oval; Kardinia Park; Kilsyth Reserve; Lake Oval; M.C.G.; McKinnon Reserve; Melbourne Showgrounds; Moorabbin Oval; North Port Oval; Olympic Park; Preston City Oval; Princes Park; Princes Park (Caulfield); Punt Road; Richmond City Reserve; Robertson Oval; Selwyn Park; Shepley Oval; Skinner Reserve; Springvale Reserve; TBA; Toorak Park; Trevor Barker Oval; University Oval; Victoria Park; W.C.G.; Warrawee Park; Wesley College; West Oval; Western Oval (Ballarat); Whitten Oval; Windy Hill; Yarraville Oval

1947 VFA Premiership Season

 
 

1947 Ladder

LP Club P W L D For Agn % Pts
1 Port Melbourne 22 16 5 1 2512 2107 119.22 66
2 Williamstown 22 16 6 0 2326 2047 113.63 64
3 Sandringham 22 15 7 0 2279 2015 113.10 60
4 Prahran 22 14 7 1 2420 2181 110.96 58
5 Brighton 22 13 9 0 2693 2359 114.16 52
6 Brunswick 22 12 9 1 2167 2126 101.93 50
7 Camberwell 22 10 12 0 2220 2263 98.10 40
8 Oakleigh 22 8 13 1 2136 2341 91.24 34
9 Coburg 22 7 14 1 2052 2238 91.69 30
10 Preston 22 7 14 1 1962 2183 89.88 30
11 Yarraville 22 7 15 0 2237 2609 85.74 28
12 Northcote 22 4 18 0 1728 2263 76.36 16
  H&A 132 129 129 3 26732 26732 100.00 528
  Finals 4 4 4 0 777 777 100.00 16
  Total 136 133 133 3 27509 27509 100.00 544

1947 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
Brunswick0.32.76.118.16 64 Sat 12-Apr-1947 2:10 pm Brunswick Park10,000
Coburg3.24.47.109.14 68 Coburg won by 4 points
Brighton11.615.720.1322.13 145 Sat 12-Apr-1947 2:10 pm Elsternwick Park9,500
Sandringham1.38.99.1118.15 123 Brighton won by 22 points
Preston1.51.74.106.14 50 Sat 12-Apr-1947 2:10 pm Preston City Oval5,000
Northcote1.45.77.87.12 54 Northcote won by 4 points
Yarraville5.46.59.612.9 81 Sat 12-Apr-1947 2:10 pm Yarraville Oval8,500
Williamstown3.06.810.1917.26 128 Williamstown won by 47 points
Camberwell6.412.618.1020.15 135 Sat 12-Apr-1947 2:10 pm Camberwell Sportsground10,000
Oakleigh2.46.116.1511.19 85 Camberwell won by 50 points
Port Melbourne3.58.912.1216.14 110 Sat 12-Apr-1947 2:10 pm North Port Oval5,000
Prahran4.48.710.1211.14 80 Port Melbourne won by 30 points

Round 2[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Williamstown5.08.214.617.7 109 Sat 19-Apr-1947 2:10 pm W.C.G. 
Camberwell3.29.711.1013.20 98 Williamstown won by 11 points
Northcote3.24.27.1010.14 74 Sat 19-Apr-1947 2:10 pm Northcote Park 
Port Melbourne3.58.109.1516.20 116 Port Melbourne won by 42 points
Coburg1.110.514.725.10 160 Sat 19-Apr-1947 2:10 pm Coburg City Oval 
Brighton4.77.910.1316.15 111 Coburg won by 49 points
Prahran5.29.510.1214.14 98 Sat 19-Apr-1947 2:10 pm Toorak Park 
Brunswick4.79.1111.1417.18 120 Brunswick won by 22 points
Sandringham5.712.1216.1821.19 145 Sat 19-Apr-1947 2:10 pm Beach Rd Oval 
Yarraville5.27.912.1416.17 113 Sandringham won by 32 points
Oakleigh3.28.613.1619.20 134 Sat 19-Apr-1947 2:10 pm Warrawee Park 
Preston4.15.28.511.7 73 Oakleigh won by 61 points

Round 3[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Coburg7.58.813.1816.20 116 Sat 26-Apr-1947 2:10 pm Coburg City Oval 
Camberwell3.27.88.1111.15 81 Coburg won by 35 points
Oakleigh6.611.916.1017.18 120 Sat 26-Apr-1947 2:10 pm Warrawee Park 
Brunswick3.39.514.919.9 123 Brunswick won by 3 points
Brighton2.69.1216.1825.25 175 Sat 26-Apr-1947 2:10 pm Elsternwick Park 
Port Melbourne7.410.615.919.11 125 Brighton won by 50 points
Prahran6.512.617.1121.15 141 Sat 26-Apr-1947 2:10 pm Toorak Park 
Yarraville3.38.712.1014.16 100 Prahran won by 41 points
Preston1.37.1110.1313.17 95 Sat 26-Apr-1947 2:10 pm Preston City Oval 
Sandringham6.39.514.519.5 119 Sandringham won by 24 points
Williamstown4.27.413.721.11 137 Sat 26-Apr-1947 2:10 pm W.C.G. 
Northcote2.35.56.98.13 61 Williamstown won by 76 points

Round 4[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Sandringham6.314.419.820.14 134 Sat 3-May-1947 2:10 pm Beach Rd Oval 
Coburg4.36.1011.1715.19 109 Sandringham won by 25 points
Brunswick2.52.116.159.22 76 Sat 3-May-1947 2:10 pm Brunswick Park 
Williamstown3.39.612.615.9 99 Williamstown won by 23 points
Port Melbourne7.111.513.1820.21 141 Sat 3-May-1947 2:10 pm North Port Oval 
Oakleigh4.99.1214.2016.22 118 Port Melbourne won by 23 points
Camberwell1.79.1410.1716.22 118 Sat 3-May-1947 2:10 pm Camberwell Sportsground 
Northcote5.26.59.1514.18 102 Camberwell won by 16 points
Preston2.35.77.1010.13 73 Sat 3-May-1947 2:10 pm Preston City Oval 
Prahran5.311.414.816.10 106 Prahran won by 33 points
Yarraville3.37.811.1014.12 96 Sat 3-May-1947 2:10 pm Yarraville Oval 
Brighton6.510.1416.2122.23 155 Brighton won by 59 points

Round 5[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Port Melbourne5.37.616.1320.16 136 Sat 10-May-1947 2:10 pm North Port Oval 
Williamstown2.17.610.616.10 106 Port Melbourne won by 30 points
Brunswick9.116.522.624.9 153 Sat 10-May-1947 2:10 pm Brunswick Park 
Brighton4.45.69.1512.19 91 Brunswick won by 62 points
Sandringham2.76.1012.1416.20 116 Sat 10-May-1947 2:10 pm Beach Rd Oval 
Oakleigh5.49.1014.1421.15 141 Oakleigh won by 25 points
Northcote3.34.48.99.12 66 Sat 10-May-1947 2:10 pm Northcote Park 
Prahran2.55.86.119.15 69 Prahran won by 3 points
Camberwell1.310.1413.1817.23 125 Sat 10-May-1947 2:10 pm Camberwell Sportsground 
Preston2.47.57.811.10 76 Camberwell won by 49 points
Yarraville4.68.1114.1416.18 114 Sat 10-May-1947 2:10 pm Yarraville Oval 
Coburg5.88.1915.2020.24 144 Coburg won by 30 points

Round 6[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Coburg4.65.810.1013.11 89 Sat 17-May-1947 2:10 pm Coburg City Oval 
Port Melbourne2.47.89.1115.14 104 Port Melbourne won by 15 points
Williamstown3.49.1016.1020.14 134 Sat 17-May-1947 2:10 pm W.C.G. 
Sandringham3.36.68.1111.18 84 Williamstown won by 50 points
Prahran5.27.512.915.12 102 Sat 17-May-1947 2:10 pm Toorak Park 
Camberwell3.24.910.1013.14 92 Prahran won by 10 points
Oakleigh3.410.717.1024.12 156 Sat 17-May-1947 2:10 pm Warrawee Park 
Yarraville2.74.107.1314.16 100 Oakleigh won by 56 points
Northcote5.37.69.611.7 73 Sat 17-May-1947 2:10 pm Northcote Park 
Brunswick0.33.118.1315.18 108 Brunswick won by 35 points
Brighton4.58.813.1215.15 105 Sat 17-May-1947 2:10 pm Elsternwick Park 
Preston4.37.48.718.14 122 Preston won by 17 points

Round 7[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Williamstown5.27.88.1111.14 80 Sat 24-May-1947 2:10 pm W.C.G. 
Prahran2.45.910.1314.15 99 Prahran won by 19 points
Brunswick3.25.811.1215.18 108 Sat 24-May-1947 2:10 pm Brunswick Park 
Camberwell3.46.611.914.11 95 Brunswick won by 13 points
Oakleigh5.35.39.1011.12 78 Sat 24-May-1947 2:10 pm Warrawee Park 
Brighton3.74.1510.1920.26 146 Brighton won by 68 points
Sandringham6.139.1414.1716.21 117 Sat 24-May-1947 2:10 pm Beach Rd Oval 
Northcote1.13.64.910.13 73 Sandringham won by 44 points
Preston1.36.138.1710.19 79 Sat 24-May-1947 2:10 pm Preston City Oval 
Coburg3.23.37.89.12 66 Preston won by 13 points
Port Melbourne6.412.813.1220.16 136 Sat 24-May-1947 2:10 pm North Port Oval 
Yarraville3.13.712.816.9 105 Port Melbourne won by 31 points

Round 8[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Coburg3.26.611.1314.15 99 Sat 31-May-1947 2:10 pm Coburg City Oval 
Williamstown4.28.811.815.10 100 Williamstown won by 1 point
Brighton7.612.815.1223.19 157 Sat 31-May-1947 2:10 pm Elsternwick Park 
Prahran1.313.919.1424.19 163 Prahran won by 6 points
Sandringham5.710.914.1017.13 115 Sat 31-May-1947 2:10 pm Beach Rd Oval 
Brunswick3.27.511.812.15 87 Sandringham won by 28 points
Camberwell5.613.1315.1520.19 139 Sat 31-May-1947 2:10 pm Camberwell Sportsground 
Port Melbourne4.26.59.1112.14 86 Camberwell won by 53 points
Northcote4.18.79.813.10 88 Sat 31-May-1947 2:10 pm Northcote Park 
Oakleigh3.57.712.1215.16 106 Oakleigh won by 18 points
Yarraville3.39.913.1320.22 142 Sat 31-May-1947 2:10 pm Yarraville Oval 
Preston7.49.813.915.14 104 Yarraville won by 38 points

Round 9[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Brunswick5.46.89.1312.21 93 Sat 7-Jun-1947 2:10 pm Brunswick Park 
Port Melbourne4.89.1311.2012.21 93 Brunswick drew with Port Melbourne
Prahran2.35.97.911.12 78 Sat 7-Jun-1947 2:10 pm Toorak Park 
Sandringham3.35.79.1415.14 104 Sandringham won by 26 points
Brighton2.810.1613.1719.26 140 Sat 7-Jun-1947 2:10 pm Elsternwick Park 
Camberwell4.55.1016.1717.18 120 Brighton won by 20 points
Oakleigh2.57.79.1212.18 90 Sat 7-Jun-1947 2:10 pm Warrawee Park 
Coburg1.46.89.1212.14 86 Oakleigh won by 4 points
Yarraville4.010.610.812.14 86 Sat 7-Jun-1947 2:10 pm Yarraville Oval 
Northcote1.94.117.208.21 69 Yarraville won by 17 points
Preston2.49.610.912.16 88 Sat 7-Jun-1947 2:10 pm Preston City Oval 
Williamstown3.37.511.713.12 90 Williamstown won by 2 points

Round 10[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Port Melbourne4.25.511.811.11 77 Sat 14-Jun-1947 2:10 pm North Port Oval 
Sandringham1.63.97.1011.14 80 Sandringham won by 3 points
Brunswick5.18.810.1613.21 99 Sat 14-Jun-1947 2:10 pm Brunswick Park 
Preston5.46.67.812.10 82 Brunswick won by 17 points
Williamstown1.37.119.1214.13 97 Sat 14-Jun-1947 2:10 pm W.C.G. 
Brighton3.63.88.1211.14 80 Williamstown won by 17 points
Prahran2.16.614.719.16 130 Sat 14-Jun-1947 2:10 pm Toorak Park 
Oakleigh2.105.1410.1813.22 100 Prahran won by 30 points
Camberwell6.66.812.2014.23 107 Sat 14-Jun-1947 2:10 pm Camberwell Sportsground 
Yarraville1.27.57.516.10 106 Camberwell won by 1 point
Northcote5.26.56.137.16 58 Sat 14-Jun-1947 2:10 pm Northcote Park 
Coburg4.511.1113.1218.16 124 Coburg won by 66 points

Round 11[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Coburg1.07.98.915.17 107 Sat 21-Jun-1947 2:10 pm Coburg City Oval 
Prahran3.94.1510.2411.26 92 Coburg won by 15 points
Sandringham6.57.614.1514.16 100 Sat 21-Jun-1947 2:10 pm Beach Rd Oval 
Camberwell1.56.187.2112.31 103 Camberwell won by 3 points
Yarraville0.18.58.614.13 97 Sat 21-Jun-1947 2:10 pm Yarraville Oval 
Brunswick7.108.1017.1618.18 126 Brunswick won by 29 points
Brighton7.117.1313.1715.18 108 Sat 21-Jun-1947 2:10 pm Elsternwick Park 
Northcote0.15.118.1211.18 84 Brighton won by 24 points
Preston2.08.58.512.14 86 Sat 21-Jun-1947 2:10 pm Preston City Oval 
Port Melbourne9.610.717.1018.11 119 Port Melbourne won by 33 points
Oakleigh2.34.95.1212.18 90 Sat 21-Jun-1947 2:10 pm Warrawee Park 
Williamstown3.45.108.1512.16 88 Oakleigh won by 2 points

Round 12[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Prahran4.68.1013.1718.19 127 Sat 28-Jun-1947 2:10 pm Toorak Park 
Port Melbourne4.19.610.915.15 105 Prahran won by 22 points
Coburg4.16.112.313.4 82 Sat 28-Jun-1947 2:10 pm Coburg City Oval 
Brunswick3.210.412.714.12 96 Brunswick won by 14 points
Sandringham3.29.311.816.10 106 Sat 28-Jun-1947 2:10 pm Beach Rd Oval 
Brighton5.97.1411.2218.27 135 Brighton won by 29 points
Oakleigh3.43.117.1611.26 92 Sat 28-Jun-1947 2:10 pm Warrawee Park 
Camberwell3.75.1114.1818.25 133 Camberwell won by 41 points
Northcote5.17.57.710.9 69 Sat 28-Jun-1947 2:10 pm Northcote Park 
Preston5.55.96.148.19 67 Northcote won by 2 points
Williamstown3.29.511.717.15 117 Sat 28-Jun-1947 2:10 pm W.C.G. 
Yarraville6.17.312.612.9 81 Williamstown won by 36 points

Round 13[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Brunswick1.83.910.1611.19 85 Sat 5-Jul-1947 2:10 pm Brunswick Park 
Prahran1.07.48.614.12 96 Prahran won by 11 points
Camberwell2.17.68.89.9 63 Sat 5-Jul-1947 2:10 pm Camberwell Sportsground 
Williamstown2.55.87.1110.16 76 Williamstown won by 13 points
Brighton4.47.149.2212.24 96 Sat 5-Jul-1947 2:10 pm Elsternwick Park 
Coburg5.37.68.911.11 77 Brighton won by 19 points
Preston2.26.88.1211.16 82 Sat 5-Jul-1947 2:10 pm Preston City Oval 
Oakleigh4.65.127.1510.19 79 Preston won by 3 points
Yarraville1.23.54.75.13 43 Sat 5-Jul-1947 2:10 pm Yarraville Oval 
Sandringham3.47.79.1014.22 106 Sandringham won by 63 points
Port Melbourne4.313.915.1120.14 134 Sat 5-Jul-1947 2:10 pm North Port Oval 
Northcote5.55.511.712.8 80 Port Melbourne won by 54 points

Round 14[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Port Melbourne7.48.613.1014.11 95 Sat 12-Jul-1947 2:10 pm North Port Oval 
Brighton1.46.106.127.17 59 Port Melbourne won by 36 points
Camberwell4.84.911.2113.23 101 Sat 12-Jul-1947 2:10 pm Camberwell Sportsground 
Coburg3.35.157.1510.16 76 Camberwell won by 25 points
Brunswick3.37.59.1010.14 74 Sat 12-Jul-1947 2:10 pm Brunswick Park 
Oakleigh1.32.75.116.13 49 Brunswick won by 25 points
Sandringham4.54.79.1711.17 83 Sat 12-Jul-1947 2:10 pm Beach Rd Oval 
Preston1.16.77.711.11 77 Sandringham won by 6 points
Yarraville3.75.912.1612.18 90 Sat 12-Jul-1947 2:10 pm Yarraville Oval 
Prahran0.15.76.89.16 70 Yarraville won by 20 points
Northcote3.55.119.1511.17 83 Sat 12-Jul-1947 2:10 pm Northcote Park 
Williamstown3.53.88.1512.22 94 Williamstown won by 11 points

Round 15[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Williamstown5.77.911.1219.20 134 Sat 19-Jul-1947 2:10 pm W.C.G. 
Brunswick4.16.117.148.16 64 Williamstown won by 70 points
Coburg2.53.56.87.12 54 Sat 19-Jul-1947 2:10 pm Coburg City Oval 
Sandringham4.49.1112.1414.17 101 Sandringham won by 47 points
Prahran3.18.49.712.10 82 Sat 19-Jul-1947 2:10 pm Toorak Park 
Preston2.27.310.513.6 84 Preston won by 2 points
Brighton5.29.613.1422.22 154 Sat 19-Jul-1947 2:10 pm Elsternwick Park 
Yarraville1.75.1210.1510.18 78 Brighton won by 76 points
Oakleigh3.46.710.1012.13 85 Sat 19-Jul-1947 2:10 pm Warrawee Park 
Port Melbourne4.08.511.914.14 98 Port Melbourne won by 13 points
Northcote1.06.08.411.8 74 Sat 19-Jul-1947 2:10 pm Northcote Park 
Camberwell3.48.412.712.13 85 Camberwell won by 11 points

Round 16[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Williamstown5.57.712.1115.20 110 Sat 26-Jul-1947 2:10 pm W.C.G. 
Port Melbourne0.59.1110.1512.18 90 Williamstown won by 20 points
Brighton5.38.510.1417.19 121 Sat 26-Jul-1947 2:10 pm Elsternwick Park 
Brunswick1.25.68.913.12 90 Brighton won by 31 points
Oakleigh3.16.47.510.9 69 Sat 26-Jul-1947 2:10 pm Warrawee Park 
Sandringham2.65.127.1412.18 90 Sandringham won by 21 points
Preston5.66.1011.1315.17 107 Sat 26-Jul-1947 2:10 pm Preston City Oval 
Camberwell1.35.97.1315.15 105 Preston won by 2 points
Coburg9.714.1017.1320.14 134 Sat 26-Jul-1947 2:10 pm Coburg City Oval 
Yarraville4.210.617.927.13 175 Yarraville won by 41 points
Prahran5.514.718.1127.18 180 Sat 26-Jul-1947 2:10 pm Toorak Park 
Northcote6.48.410.510.7 67 Prahran won by 113 points

Round 17[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Sandringham0.04.65.712.15 87 Sat 2-Aug-1947 2:10 pm Beach Rd Oval 
Williamstown2.122.136.206.23 59 Sandringham won by 28 points
Camberwell2.04.65.714.16 100 Sat 2-Aug-1947 2:10 pm Camberwell Sportsground 
Prahran4.86.915.1816.19 115 Prahran won by 15 points
Port Melbourne3.18.812.915.18 108 Sat 2-Aug-1947 2:10 pm North Port Oval 
Coburg2.22.23.66.8 44 Port Melbourne won by 64 points
Yarraville12.1212.1215.2715.27 117 Sat 2-Aug-1947 2:10 pm Yarraville Oval 
Oakleigh0.16.46.59.14 68 Yarraville won by 49 points
Preston5.115.1113.1314.14 98 Sat 2-Aug-1947 2:10 pm Preston City Oval 
Brighton1.14.65.98.15 63 Preston won by 35 points
Brunswick4.28.411.913.12 90 Sat 2-Aug-1947 2:10 pm Brunswick Park 
Northcote3.27.58.59.9 63 Brunswick won by 27 points

Round 18[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Prahran6.610.1114.1621.23 149 Sat 9-Aug-1947 2:10 pm Toorak Park 
Williamstown4.59.614.918.13 121 Prahran won by 28 points
Camberwell5.109.1312.1818.23 131 Sat 9-Aug-1947 2:10 pm Camberwell Sportsground 
Brunswick1.511.913.1117.17 119 Camberwell won by 12 points
Brighton3.49.1115.1523.20 158 Sat 9-Aug-1947 2:10 pm Elsternwick Park 
Oakleigh3.36.58.128.17 65 Brighton won by 93 points
Coburg1.14.57.912.12 84 Sat 9-Aug-1947 2:10 pm Coburg City Oval 
Preston5.56.138.1711.18 84 Coburg drew with Preston
Yarraville2.17.411.517.8 110 Sat 9-Aug-1947 2:10 pm Yarraville Oval 
Port Melbourne6.610.819.1119.13 127 Port Melbourne won by 17 points
Northcote0.54.87.99.11 65 Sat 9-Aug-1947 2:10 pm Northcote Park 
Sandringham2.46.89.1214.14 98 Sandringham won by 33 points

Round 19[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Prahran1.35.128.1615.20 110 Sat 16-Aug-1947 2:10 pm Toorak Park 
Brighton3.116.1414.1714.20 104 Prahran won by 6 points
Brunswick2.14.26.48.8 56 Sat 16-Aug-1947 2:10 pm Brunswick Park 
Sandringham1.41.102.154.19 43 Brunswick won by 13 points
Port Melbourne4.79.1313.1719.21 135 Sat 16-Aug-1947 2:10 pm North Port Oval 
Camberwell1.53.95.126.14 50 Port Melbourne won by 85 points
Williamstown4.49.811.1315.16 106 Sat 16-Aug-1947 2:10 pm W.C.G. 
Coburg2.55.98.1110.13 73 Williamstown won by 33 points
Preston5.26.108.1314.17 101 Sat 16-Aug-1947 2:10 pm Preston City Oval 
Yarraville4.28.415.516.10 106 Yarraville won by 5 points
Oakleigh3.76.99.1012.11 83 Sat 16-Aug-1947 2:10 pm Warrawee Park 
Northcote2.34.108.1211.15 81 Oakleigh won by 2 points

Round 20[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Sandringham2.45.1012.1916.23 119 Sat 23-Aug-1947 2:10 pm Beach Rd Oval 
Prahran6.68.1012.1214.14 98 Sandringham won by 21 points
Port Melbourne6.49.717.920.11 131 Sat 23-Aug-1947 2:10 pm North Port Oval 
Brunswick2.34.77.1114.18 102 Port Melbourne won by 29 points
Camberwell5.37.69.1112.16 88 Sat 23-Aug-1947 2:10 pm Camberwell Sportsground 
Brighton3.410.1014.1715.22 112 Brighton won by 24 points
Coburg3.15.96.118.14 62 Sat 23-Aug-1947 2:10 pm Coburg City Oval 
Oakleigh4.16.212.419.8 122 Oakleigh won by 60 points
Northcote4.86.1411.1714.25 109 Sat 23-Aug-1947 2:10 pm Northcote Park 
Yarraville2.25.59.810.8 68 Northcote won by 41 points
Williamstown5.214.716.921.12 138 Sat 23-Aug-1947 2:10 pm W.C.G. 
Preston3.26.312.416.9 105 Williamstown won by 33 points

Round 21[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Sandringham3.210.714.717.10 112 Sat 30-Aug-1947 2:10 pm Beach Rd Oval 
Port Melbourne5.67.1012.2017.26 128 Port Melbourne won by 16 points
Brighton4.411.920.1227.18 180 Sat 30-Aug-1947 2:10 pm Elsternwick Park 
Williamstown5.78.99.1715.19 109 Brighton won by 71 points
Oakleigh8.311.615.819.12 126 Sat 30-Aug-1947 2:10 pm Warrawee Park 
Prahran2.29.715.819.12 126 Oakleigh drew with Prahran
Preston6.29.319.723.8 146 Sat 30-Aug-1947 2:10 pm Preston City Oval 
Brunswick2.49.512.615.7 97 Preston won by 49 points
Coburg4.210.914.1218.19 127 Sat 30-Aug-1947 2:10 pm Coburg City Oval 
Northcote6.49.611.1316.17 113 Coburg won by 14 points
Yarraville4.48.1013.1419.16 130 Sat 30-Aug-1947 2:10 pm Yarraville Oval 
Camberwell2.24.77.1410.15 75 Yarraville won by 55 points

Round 22[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Camberwell3.65.88.1410.16 76 Sat 6-Sep-1947 2:10 pm Camberwell Sportsground 
Sandringham3.29.910.1113.19 97 Sandringham won by 21 points
Williamstown2.34.97.1512.22 94 Sat 6-Sep-1947 2:10 pm W.C.G. 
Oakleigh2.56.128.1610.20 80 Williamstown won by 14 points
Prahran3.410.810.1315.19 109 Sat 6-Sep-1947 2:10 pm Toorak Park 
Coburg2.33.57.710.11 71 Prahran won by 38 points
Brunswick6.49.713.1120.17 137 Sat 6-Sep-1947 2:10 pm Brunswick Park 
Yarraville4.27.410.715.9 99 Brunswick won by 38 points
Northcote3.68.1314.1717.20 122 Sat 6-Sep-1947 2:10 pm Northcote Park 
Brighton5.28.411.515.8 98 Northcote won by 24 points
Port Melbourne3.57.1211.1616.22 118 Sat 6-Sep-1947 2:10 pm North Port Oval 
Preston4.37.611.1012.11 83 Port Melbourne won by 35 points

1947 Ladder

LP Club P W L D For Agn % Pts
1 Port Melbourne 22 16 5 1 2512 2107 119.22 66
2 Williamstown 22 16 6 0 2326 2047 113.63 64
3 Sandringham 22 15 7 0 2279 2015 113.10 60
4 Prahran 22 14 7 1 2420 2181 110.96 58
5 Brighton 22 13 9 0 2693 2359 114.16 52
6 Brunswick 22 12 9 1 2167 2126 101.93 50
7 Camberwell 22 10 12 0 2220 2263 98.10 40
8 Oakleigh 22 8 13 1 2136 2341 91.24 34
9 Coburg 22 7 14 1 2052 2238 91.69 30
10 Preston 22 7 14 1 1962 2183 89.88 30
11 Yarraville 22 7 15 0 2237 2609 85.74 28
12 Northcote 22 4 18 0 1728 2263 76.36 16
  H&A 132 129 129 3 26732 26732 100.00 528
  Finals 4 4 4 0 777 777 100.00 16
  Total 136 133 133 3 27509 27509 100.00 544


Finals Week 1[Finals Week 1 Review]

First Semi-final

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Sandringham1.33.47.510.6 66 Sat 13-Sep-1947 2:10 pm Junction Oval24,000
Prahran2.74.86.156.18 54 Sandringham won by 12 points

Finals Week 2[Finals Week 2 Review]

Second Semi-final

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Port Melbourne2.611.814.920.19 139 Sat 20-Sep-1947 2:10 pm Junction Oval18,000
Williamstown7.48.813.1515.20 110 Port Melbourne won by 29 points

Finals Week 3[Finals Week 3 Review]

Preliminary Final

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Williamstown8.39.714.1416.18 114 Sat 27-Sep-1947 2:10 pm Junction Oval18,000
Sandringham3.36.119.1316.21 117 Sandringham won by 3 points

Finals Week 4[Finals Week 4 Review]

Grand Final

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Port Melbourne6.39.512.1115.13 103 Sat 4-Oct-1947 2:10 pm Junction Oval24,000
Sandringham1.15.56.711.8 74 Port Melbourne won by 29 points

Footnotes

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