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AFL - KEY FACTS

Official name
Australian Football League

Known as
AFL

Duration
1897–2022B

Headquarters
140 Harbour Esplanade, Docklands, VIC, 3008

Phone
1300 722 515

Website
afl.com.au

Affiliated competitions (Current)
Premiership Season 1897-2022; Women's Premiership Season 2017-2022B; Women's Under-18 Championships 2010-2022; Night/Pre-Season Competition 1956-2022; Under-19 Championships 1953-2022

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
1897–2022

Affiliated clubs (Current)
Carlton (VIC) 1897-2022; Collingwood (VIC) 1897-2022; Essendon (VIC) 1897-2022; Geelong (VIC) 1897-2022; Melbourne (VIC) 1897-2022; Sydney (VIC) 1897-2022; St. Kilda (VIC) 1897-2022; Richmond (VIC) 1908-2022; North Melbourne (VIC) 1925-2022; Western Bulldogs (VIC) 1925-2022; Hawthorn (VIC) 1925-2022; Brisbane (QLD) 1987-2022; West Coast (WA) 1987-2022; Adelaide (SA) 1991-2022; Fremantle (WA) 1995-2022; Port Adelaide (SA) 1997-2022; Gold Coast (QLD) 2011-2022; Greater Western Sydney (NSW) 2012-2022

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

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

Affiliated grounds (Historical)
Albury Sports Ground; Arden Street; Blacktown; Brisbane Exhibition Ground; Brunswick Street; Canberra 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; Subiaco Oval; Toorak Park; Victoria Park; W.A.C.A.; Waverley Park; Wellington Stadium; Whitten Oval; Windy Hill; Yallourn Oval; Yarraville Oval

1947 V/AFL Premiership Season

 
 

1947 Ladder

LP Club P W L D For Agn % Pts
1 Carlton 19 15 4 0 1833 1368 133.99 60
2 Essendon 19 14 5 0 1876 1528 122.78 56
3 Fitzroy 19 13 6 0 1736 1370 126.72 52
4 Richmond 19 12 7 0 1726 1582 109.10 48
5 Collingwood 19 11 7 1 1738 1546 112.42 46
6 Melbourne 19 11 8 0 1742 1488 117.07 44
7 Geelong 19 11 8 0 1761 1705 103.28 44
8 South Melbourne 19 8 10 1 1602 1652 96.97 34
9 Footscray 19 8 10 1 1646 1713 96.09 34
10 North Melbourne 19 4 15 0 1390 1789 77.70 16
11 Hawthorn 19 4 15 0 1456 1907 76.35 16
12 St. Kilda 19 1 17 1 1221 2079 58.73 6
  H&A 114 112 112 2 19727 19727 100.00 456
  Finals 4 4 4 0 736 736 100.00 16
  Total 118 116 116 2 20463 20463 100.00 472

1947 Round by Round

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

Round 1[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Carlton5.58.1113.1417.20 122 Sat 19-Apr-1947 2:45 pm Princes Park24,000
Melbourne3.46.810.816.13 109 Carlton won by 13 points[Stats]
Collingwood7.312.714.1120.18 138 Sat 19-Apr-1947 2:45 pm Victoria Park24,000
Fitzroy0.45.410.614.8 92 Collingwood won by 46 points[Stats]
Essendon3.75.1010.1716.23 119 Sat 19-Apr-1947 2:45 pm Windy Hill19,000
South Melbourne3.16.48.410.8 68 Essendon won by 51 points[Stats]
Geelong3.29.712.1219.15 129 Sat 19-Apr-1947 2:45 pm Kardinia Park13,000
Hawthorn4.37.510.812.12 84 Geelong won by 45 points[Stats]
Richmond4.116.1312.2018.27 135 Sat 19-Apr-1947 2:45 pm Punt Road20,000
North Melbourne2.510.613.1015.14 104 Richmond won by 31 points[Stats]
St. Kilda0.55.96.1412.16 88 Sat 19-Apr-1947 2:45 pm Junction Oval14,000
Footscray6.512.815.1522.17 149 Footscray won by 61 points[Stats]

Round 2[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Fitzroy1.53.136.1913.22 100 Sat 26-Apr-1947 2:45 pm Brunswick Street22,000
Richmond5.25.48.811.11 77 Fitzroy won by 23 points[Stats]
Hawthorn6.36.411.713.9 87 Sat 26-Apr-1947 2:45 pm Glenferrie Oval15,000
Collingwood7.111.1112.1619.20 134 Collingwood won by 47 points[Stats]
Melbourne0.74.138.1914.25 109 Sat 26-Apr-1947 2:45 pm M.C.G.11,792
Geelong4.36.39.411.7 73 Melbourne won by 36 points[Stats]
North Melbourne0.33.77.78.11 59 Sat 26-Apr-1947 2:45 pm Arden Street8,000
St. Kilda3.76.107.138.13 61 St. Kilda won by 2 points[Stats]
South Melbourne3.48.610.812.12 84 Sat 26-Apr-1947 2:45 pm Lake Oval30,000
Carlton3.64.97.129.16 70 South Melbourne won by 14 points[Stats]
Footscray5.56.812.1015.13 103 Sat 26-Apr-1947 2:45 pm Western Oval22,000
Essendon1.15.710.813.11 89 Footscray won by 14 points[Stats]

Round 3[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Essendon7.213.315.721.10 136 Sat 3-May-1947 2:45 pm Windy Hill13,000
St. Kilda5.48.513.719.11 125 Essendon won by 11 points[Stats]
Fitzroy2.67.710.1412.20 92 Sat 3-May-1947 2:45 pm Brunswick Street18,000
Melbourne3.39.811.812.11 83 Fitzroy won by 9 points[Stats]
Geelong3.66.119.1412.17 89 Sat 3-May-1947 2:45 pm Kardinia Park14,600
Collingwood4.46.1110.1714.24 108 Collingwood won by 19 points[Stats]
Hawthorn2.46.59.812.10 82 Sat 3-May-1947 2:45 pm Glenferrie Oval11,000
Footscray9.415.1017.1220.14 134 Footscray won by 52 points[Stats]
Richmond2.43.93.145.18 48 Sat 3-May-1947 2:45 pm Punt Road32,000
Carlton2.74.139.1417.19 121 Carlton won by 73 points[Stats]
South Melbourne3.54.85.1310.18 78 Sat 3-May-1947 2:45 pm Lake Oval18,000
North Melbourne4.18.710.912.10 82 North Melbourne won by 4 points[Stats]

Round 4[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Carlton4.78.1214.1416.16 112 Sat 10-May-1947 2:45 pm Princes Park37,000
Footscray1.24.95.107.16 58 Carlton won by 54 points[Stats]
Collingwood6.211.814.1919.24 138 Sat 10-May-1947 2:45 pm Victoria Park25,000
South Melbourne3.45.97.1212.14 86 Collingwood won by 52 points[Stats]
Geelong3.45.99.1511.17 83 Sat 10-May-1947 2:45 pm Kardinia Park14,500
Essendon5.510.1013.1316.19 115 Essendon won by 32 points[Stats]
North Melbourne0.30.80.144.15 39 Sat 10-May-1947 2:45 pm Arden Street12,000
Fitzroy2.77.1414.2119.26 140 Fitzroy won by 101 points[Stats]
Richmond2.24.66.1010.12 72 Sat 10-May-1947 2:45 pm Punt Road16,000
Melbourne6.48.615.1018.12 120 Melbourne won by 48 points[Stats]
St. Kilda2.33.118.1210.17 77 Sat 10-May-1947 2:45 pm Junction Oval10,500
Hawthorn0.53.96.1012.12 84 Hawthorn won by 7 points[Stats]

Round 5[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Essendon1.43.105.118.16 64 Sat 17-May-1947 2:45 pm Windy Hill32,000
Carlton5.07.013.514.7 91 Carlton won by 27 points[Stats]
Fitzroy5.710.814.1519.18 132 Sat 17-May-1947 2:45 pm Brunswick Street10,000
St. Kilda1.03.84.87.14 56 Fitzroy won by 76 points[Stats]
Hawthorn5.37.79.916.11 107 Sat 17-May-1947 2:45 pm Glenferrie Oval13,000
Richmond1.35.58.710.9 69 Hawthorn won by 38 points[Stats]
Melbourne5.07.212.315.5 95 Sat 17-May-1947 2:45 pm M.C.G.33,192
Collingwood4.66.97.109.16 70 Melbourne won by 25 points[Stats]
South Melbourne3.37.78.813.9 87 Sat 17-May-1947 2:45 pm Lake Oval12,000
Geelong4.76.713.1315.16 106 Geelong won by 19 points[Stats]
Footscray3.55.1011.1617.18 120 Sat 17-May-1947 2:45 pm Western Oval13,000
North Melbourne2.15.88.911.13 79 Footscray won by 41 points[Stats]

Round 6[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Fitzroy5.66.98.138.15 63 Sat 24-May-1947 2:45 pm Brunswick Street16,000
South Melbourne2.27.88.915.11 101 South Melbourne won by 38 points[Stats]
Hawthorn3.24.48.99.12 66 Sat 24-May-1947 2:45 pm Glenferrie Oval16,000
Melbourne1.44.69.812.9 81 Melbourne won by 15 points[Stats]
North Melbourne2.24.77.815.12 102 Sat 24-May-1947 2:45 pm Arden Street12,000
Essendon6.49.814.1014.10 94 North Melbourne won by 8 points[Stats]
Richmond5.39.914.1618.18 126 Sat 24-May-1947 2:45 pm Punt Road14,500
Geelong3.35.67.711.11 77 Richmond won by 49 points[Stats]
St. Kilda3.25.77.77.11 53 Sat 24-May-1947 2:45 pm Junction Oval18,000
Carlton4.78.917.1423.17 155 Carlton won by 102 points[Stats]
Footscray0.06.58.713.12 90 Sat 24-May-1947 2:45 pm Western Oval26,000
Collingwood2.85.107.1210.16 76 Footscray won by 14 points[Stats]

Round 7[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Carlton2.67.1010.1713.21 99 Sat 31-May-1947 2:45 pm Princes Park25,000
North Melbourne1.47.610.1011.14 80 Carlton won by 19 points[Stats]
Collingwood3.35.67.1010.13 73 Sat 31-May-1947 2:45 pm Victoria Park27,500
Richmond1.45.87.1010.14 74 Richmond won by 1 point[Stats]
Essendon2.57.1010.1511.17 83 Sat 31-May-1947 2:45 pm Windy Hill17,500
Fitzroy2.43.66.1110.14 74 Essendon won by 9 points[Stats]
Geelong1.42.86.107.12 54 Sat 31-May-1947 2:45 pm Kardinia Park13,500
St. Kilda0.73.105.116.13 49 Geelong won by 5 points[Stats]
Melbourne4.17.111.317.3 105 Sat 31-May-1947 2:45 pm M.C.G.34,107
Footscray1.16.513.615.8 98 Melbourne won by 7 points[Stats]
South Melbourne4.29.912.1215.14 104 Sat 31-May-1947 2:45 pm Lake Oval15,000
Hawthorn4.87.1110.1712.20 92 South Melbourne won by 12 points[Stats]

Round 8[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Carlton3.47.610.1516.21 117 Sat 7-Jun-1947 2:30 pm Princes Park16,000
Geelong4.25.37.77.10 52 Carlton won by 65 points[Stats]
Essendon1.25.106.139.14 68 Sat 7-Jun-1947 2:30 pm Windy Hill22,000
Collingwood3.64.97.1511.16 82 Collingwood won by 14 points[Stats]
Hawthorn4.56.58.1110.15 75 Sat 7-Jun-1947 2:30 pm Glenferrie Oval12,000
North Melbourne2.06.68.910.11 71 Hawthorn won by 4 points[Stats]
Melbourne4.59.613.1015.15 105 Sat 7-Jun-1947 2:30 pm M.C.G.12,046
St. Kilda1.31.53.75.13 43 Melbourne won by 62 points[Stats]
South Melbourne3.58.514.815.9 99 Sat 7-Jun-1947 2:30 pm Lake Oval24,000
Richmond2.16.58.715.13 103 Richmond won by 4 points[Stats]
Footscray2.56.710.912.11 83 Sat 7-Jun-1947 2:30 pm Western Oval20,000
Fitzroy3.06.26.57.7 49 Footscray won by 34 points[Stats]

Round 9[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Fitzroy7.38.511.1016.15 111 Sat 14-Jun-1947 2:30 pm Brunswick Street13,000
Hawthorn3.14.18.88.14 62 Fitzroy won by 49 points[Stats]
Geelong2.18.412.516.7 103 Sat 14-Jun-1947 2:30 pm Kardinia Park14,500
Footscray3.43.68.1411.20 86 Geelong won by 17 points[Stats]
North Melbourne3.17.59.59.6 60 Sat 14-Jun-1947 2:30 pm Arden Street14,000
Melbourne4.55.98.1411.15 81 Melbourne won by 21 points[Stats]
Richmond1.24.65.77.14 56 Sat 14-Jun-1947 2:30 pm Punt Road34,000
Essendon5.59.714.1518.17 125 Essendon won by 69 points[Stats]
Collingwood4.18.711.1016.16 112 Mon 16-Jun-1947 2:30 pm Victoria Park43,500
Carlton3.18.312.413.8 86 Collingwood won by 26 points[Stats]
St. Kilda5.46.411.711.9 75 Mon 16-Jun-1947 2:30 pm Junction Oval12,000
South Melbourne1.010.612.818.13 121 South Melbourne won by 46 points[Stats]

Round 10[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Fitzroy1.14.36.58.7 55 Sat 21-Jun-1947 2:30 pm Brunswick Street29,000
Carlton0.32.56.710.8 68 Carlton won by 13 points[Stats]
Hawthorn3.43.64.96.9 45 Sat 21-Jun-1947 2:30 pm Glenferrie Oval14,000
Essendon4.36.712.1418.20 128 Essendon won by 83 points[Stats]
Melbourne4.35.46.88.11 59 Sat 21-Jun-1947 2:30 pm M.C.G.27,996
South Melbourne1.44.96.139.15 69 South Melbourne won by 10 points[Stats]
North Melbourne1.06.48.413.8 86 Sat 21-Jun-1947 2:30 pm Arden Street8,000
Geelong6.411.816.818.11 119 Geelong won by 33 points[Stats]
St. Kilda1.26.87.99.13 67 Sat 21-Jun-1947 2:30 pm Junction Oval11,000
Collingwood6.97.1315.1915.20 110 Collingwood won by 43 points[Stats]
Footscray1.13.103.114.17 41 Sat 21-Jun-1947 2:30 pm Western Oval20,000
Richmond3.83.89.1210.12 72 Richmond won by 31 points[Stats]

Round 11[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Carlton2.210.814.1018.17 125 Sat 28-Jun-1947 2:30 pm Princes Park14,000
Hawthorn1.33.86.128.14 62 Carlton won by 63 points[Stats]
Collingwood2.36.810.1114.19 103 Sat 28-Jun-1947 2:30 pm Victoria Park15,000
North Melbourne5.27.68.109.15 69 Collingwood won by 34 points[Stats]
Essendon3.25.78.812.13 85 Sat 28-Jun-1947 2:30 pm Windy Hill21,000
Melbourne4.36.69.1010.15 75 Essendon won by 10 points[Stats]
Geelong1.23.45.510.10 70 Sat 28-Jun-1947 2:30 pm Kardinia Park16,000
Fitzroy3.56.1010.1011.15 81 Fitzroy won by 11 points[Stats]
Richmond8.415.621.1323.15 153 Sat 28-Jun-1947 2:30 pm Punt Road13,000
St. Kilda3.16.46.67.10 52 Richmond won by 101 points[Stats]
South Melbourne5.59.613.815.9 99 Sat 28-Jun-1947 2:30 pm Lake Oval25,000
Footscray5.15.58.612.10 82 South Melbourne won by 17 points[Stats]

Round 12[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Fitzroy3.43.68.109.11 65 Sat 5-Jul-1947 2:30 pm Brunswick Street18,000
Collingwood3.14.34.47.6 48 Fitzroy won by 17 points[Stats]
Hawthorn5.38.312.812.11 83 Sat 5-Jul-1947 2:30 pm Glenferrie Oval5,500
Geelong2.17.1313.1416.21 117 Geelong won by 34 points[Stats]
Melbourne2.45.66.79.10 64 Sat 5-Jul-1947 2:30 pm M.C.G.37,806
Carlton4.15.48.910.9 69 Carlton won by 5 points[Stats]
North Melbourne0.32.62.64.10 34 Sat 5-Jul-1947 2:30 pm Arden Street7,500
Richmond7.47.612.1012.11 83 Richmond won by 49 points[Stats]
South Melbourne0.33.64.98.14 62 Sat 5-Jul-1947 2:30 pm Lake Oval18,000
Essendon2.53.911.1511.17 83 Essendon won by 21 points[Stats]
Footscray1.13.85.125.14 44 Sat 5-Jul-1947 2:30 pm Western Oval10,000
St. Kilda1.52.64.86.8 44 Footscray drew with St. Kilda[Stats]

Round 13[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Carlton2.16.69.1210.14 74 Sat 12-Jul-1947 2:30 pm Princes Park28,000
South Melbourne1.43.85.149.16 70 Carlton won by 4 points[Stats]
Collingwood0.51.94.158.17 65 Sat 12-Jul-1947 2:30 pm Victoria Park12,000
Hawthorn0.52.63.66.9 45 Collingwood won by 20 points[Stats]
Essendon5.58.98.1310.18 78 Sat 12-Jul-1947 2:30 pm Windy Hill20,000
Footscray0.02.33.88.11 59 Essendon won by 19 points[Stats]
Geelong1.16.710.716.11 107 Sat 12-Jul-1947 2:30 pm Kardinia Park15,000
Melbourne1.41.52.125.16 46 Geelong won by 61 points[Stats]
Richmond6.49.412.912.12 84 Sat 12-Jul-1947 2:30 pm Punt Road28,000
Fitzroy3.27.69.611.12 78 Richmond won by 6 points[Stats]
St. Kilda2.54.68.148.15 63 Sat 12-Jul-1947 2:30 pm Junction Oval6,000
North Melbourne0.29.1110.1213.25 103 North Melbourne won by 40 points[Stats]

Round 14[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Carlton2.34.47.710.10 70 Sat 19-Jul-1947 2:30 pm Princes Park26,000
Richmond2.57.79.89.9 63 Carlton won by 7 points[Stats]
Collingwood4.39.511.712.11 83 Sat 19-Jul-1947 2:30 pm Victoria Park15,000
Geelong3.47.810.1011.11 77 Collingwood won by 6 points[Stats]
Melbourne2.43.66.87.10 52 Sat 19-Jul-1947 2:30 pm M.C.G.23,307
Fitzroy2.36.48.611.8 74 Fitzroy won by 22 points[Stats]
North Melbourne3.24.66.128.14 62 Sat 19-Jul-1947 2:30 pm Arden Street8,000
South Melbourne3.55.86.108.18 66 South Melbourne won by 4 points[Stats]
St. Kilda1.33.56.87.13 55 Sat 19-Jul-1947 2:30 pm Junction Oval7,000
Essendon5.49.710.1514.18 102 Essendon won by 47 points[Stats]
Footscray4.57.810.1113.18 96 Sat 19-Jul-1947 2:30 pm Western Oval10,000
Hawthorn2.25.310.410.7 67 Footscray won by 29 points[Stats]

Round 15[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Essendon4.17.1310.1616.21 117 Sat 26-Jul-1947 2:30 pm Windy Hill16,000
Geelong4.16.110.212.5 77 Essendon won by 40 points[Stats]
Fitzroy1.37.312.516.7 103 Sat 26-Jul-1947 2:30 pm Brunswick Street11,000
North Melbourne2.33.95.127.14 56 Fitzroy won by 47 points[Stats]
Hawthorn1.56.129.1616.18 114 Sat 26-Jul-1947 2:30 pm Glenferrie Oval5,000
St. Kilda5.16.27.410.9 69 Hawthorn won by 45 points[Stats]
Melbourne4.17.67.1010.12 72 Sat 26-Jul-1947 2:30 pm M.C.G.31,574
Richmond3.44.94.1311.15 81 Richmond won by 9 points[Stats]
South Melbourne2.55.117.129.15 69 Sat 26-Jul-1947 2:30 pm Lake Oval25,000
Collingwood2.44.67.129.15 69 South Melbourne drew with Collingwood[Stats]
Footscray4.39.710.813.11 89 Sat 26-Jul-1947 2:30 pm Western Oval25,000
Carlton4.36.312.514.9 93 Carlton won by 4 points[Stats]

Round 16[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Carlton1.44.87.107.12 54 Sat 2-Aug-1947 2:45 pm Princes Park38,000
Essendon1.54.87.1013.16 94 Essendon won by 40 points[Stats]
Richmond6.38.611.1213.18 96 Sat 2-Aug-1947 2:45 pm Punt Road12,000
Hawthorn2.15.55.58.7 55 Richmond won by 41 points[Stats]
St. Kilda0.03.33.39.9 63 Sat 2-Aug-1947 2:45 pm Junction Oval8,000
Fitzroy5.77.810.1710.17 77 Fitzroy won by 14 points[Stats]
Collingwood4.44.106.137.14 56 Sat 9-Aug-1947 2:45 pm Victoria Park25,000
Melbourne2.33.125.177.19 61 Melbourne won by 5 points[Stats]
Geelong2.47.69.1313.19 97 Sat 9-Aug-1947 2:45 pm Kardinia Park15,500
South Melbourne2.33.86.157.19 61 Geelong won by 36 points[Stats]
North Melbourne0.33.96.1210.12 72 Sat 9-Aug-1947 2:45 pm Arden Street12,000
Footscray4.46.510.811.10 76 Footscray won by 4 points[Stats]

Round 17[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Carlton4.37.69.1214.19 103 Sat 16-Aug-1947 2:45 pm Princes Park11,000
St. Kilda0.30.82.123.12 30 Carlton won by 73 points[Stats]
Collingwood6.311.316.517.10 112 Sat 16-Aug-1947 2:45 pm Victoria Park25,000
Footscray2.14.58.912.12 84 Collingwood won by 28 points[Stats]
Essendon3.411.614.919.12 126 Sat 16-Aug-1947 2:45 pm Windy Hill13,000
North Melbourne1.25.68.1112.14 86 Essendon won by 40 points[Stats]
Geelong4.310.812.1016.19 115 Sat 16-Aug-1947 2:45 pm Kardinia Park18,500
Richmond6.27.412.713.9 87 Geelong won by 28 points[Stats]
Melbourne3.55.1310.1713.21 99 Sat 16-Aug-1947 2:45 pm M.C.G.11,134
Hawthorn4.18.38.514.9 93 Melbourne won by 6 points[Stats]
South Melbourne1.42.88.810.11 71 Sat 16-Aug-1947 2:45 pm Lake Oval20,000
Fitzroy2.56.810.1012.10 82 Fitzroy won by 11 points[Stats]

Round 18[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Fitzroy2.47.1213.1818.22 130 Sat 23-Aug-1947 2:45 pm Brunswick Street18,000
Essendon4.36.57.98.14 62 Fitzroy won by 68 points[Stats]
Hawthorn3.16.48.612.11 83 Sat 23-Aug-1947 2:45 pm Glenferrie Oval8,000
South Melbourne5.410.716.1319.14 128 South Melbourne won by 45 points[Stats]
North Melbourne2.46.88.1010.12 72 Sat 23-Aug-1947 2:45 pm Arden Street12,000
Carlton4.18.812.914.13 97 Carlton won by 25 points[Stats]
Richmond5.38.517.1020.14 134 Sat 23-Aug-1947 2:45 pm Punt Road31,000
Collingwood1.34.105.118.12 60 Richmond won by 74 points[Stats]
St. Kilda4.36.68.710.13 73 Sat 23-Aug-1947 2:45 pm Junction Oval7,000
Geelong3.55.912.1115.17 107 Geelong won by 34 points[Stats]
Footscray2.56.88.1111.14 80 Sat 23-Aug-1947 2:45 pm Western Oval11,000
Melbourne5.18.615.624.11 155 Melbourne won by 75 points[Stats]

Round 19[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Collingwood6.310.612.1514.17 101 Sat 30-Aug-1947 2:45 pm Victoria Park33,000
Essendon3.57.79.1016.12 108 Essendon won by 7 points[Stats]
Fitzroy8.513.1116.1420.18 138 Sat 30-Aug-1947 2:45 pm Brunswick Street13,000
Footscray4.45.95.1110.14 74 Fitzroy won by 64 points[Stats]
Geelong2.36.510.617.7 109 Sat 30-Aug-1947 2:45 pm Kardinia Park21,500
Carlton5.310.414.616.11 107 Geelong won by 2 points[Stats]
North Melbourne1.14.69.1110.14 74 Sat 30-Aug-1947 2:45 pm Arden Street4,000
Hawthorn2.27.47.510.10 70 North Melbourne won by 4 points[Stats]
Richmond4.56.711.1416.17 113 Sat 30-Aug-1947 2:45 pm Punt Road22,000
South Melbourne4.27.59.1011.13 79 Richmond won by 34 points[Stats]
St. Kilda3.74.107.1510.18 78 Sat 30-Aug-1947 2:45 pm Junction Oval6,000
Melbourne5.216.421.727.9 171 Melbourne won by 93 points[Stats]

1947 Ladder

LP Club P W L D For Agn % Pts
1 Carlton 19 15 4 0 1833 1368 133.99 60
2 Essendon 19 14 5 0 1876 1528 122.78 56
3 Fitzroy 19 13 6 0 1736 1370 126.72 52
4 Richmond 19 12 7 0 1726 1582 109.10 48
5 Collingwood 19 11 7 1 1738 1546 112.42 46
6 Melbourne 19 11 8 0 1742 1488 117.07 44
7 Geelong 19 11 8 0 1761 1705 103.28 44
8 South Melbourne 19 8 10 1 1602 1652 96.97 34
9 Footscray 19 8 10 1 1646 1713 96.09 34
10 North Melbourne 19 4 15 0 1390 1789 77.70 16
11 Hawthorn 19 4 15 0 1456 1907 76.35 16
12 St. Kilda 19 1 17 1 1221 2079 58.73 6
  H&A 114 112 112 2 19727 19727 100.00 456
  Finals 4 4 4 0 736 736 100.00 16
  Total 118 116 116 2 20463 20463 100.00 472

First Semi-final

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Fitzroy2.07.110.416.7 103 Sat 6-Sep-1947 2:30 pm M.C.G.82,570
Richmond2.36.68.811.9 75 Fitzroy won by 28 points[Stats]

Second Semi-final

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Essendon3.86.1210.1411.17 83 Sat 13-Sep-1947 2:30 pm M.C.G.75,475
Carlton0.17.59.1114.15 99 Carlton won by 16 points[Stats]

Preliminary Final

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Essendon5.49.710.816.13 109 Sat 20-Sep-1947 2:30 pm M.C.G.55,648
Fitzroy3.16.710.914.12 96 Essendon won by 13 points[Stats]

Grand Final

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Essendon3.78.1110.1511.19 85 Sat 27-Sep-1947 2:50 pm M.C.G.85,793
Carlton4.08.010.413.8 86 Carlton won by 1 point[Stats]

Footnotes

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