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AFL - KEY FACTS

Official name
Australian Football League

Known as
AFL

Former name
Victorian Football League (V/AFL), 1897-1989

Duration
1897–2022

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 2017-2022; 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

1966 V/AFL Premiership Season

 
 

1966 Ladder

LP Club P W L D For Agn % Pts
1 Collingwood 18 15 3 0 1687 1073 157.22 60
2 St. Kilda 18 14 4 0 1641 1149 142.82 56
3 Geelong 18 14 4 0 1599 1162 137.61 56
4 Essendon 18 14 4 0 1457 1204 121.01 56
5 Richmond 18 13 4 1 1626 1320 123.18 54
6 Carlton 18 10 8 0 1233 1143 107.87 40
7 North Melbourne 18 7 10 1 1294 1381 93.70 30
8 South Melbourne 18 7 11 0 1486 1505 98.74 28
9 Hawthorn 18 5 13 0 1224 1650 74.18 20
10 Footscray 18 4 14 0 1004 1458 68.86 16
11 Melbourne 18 3 15 0 1235 1580 78.17 12
12 Fitzroy 18 1 17 0 1004 1865 53.83 4
  H&A 108 107 107 1 16490 16490 100.00 432
  Finals 4 4 4 0 663 663 100.00 16
  Total 112 111 111 1 17153 17153 100.00 448

1966 Round by Round

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

Round 1[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Collingwood2.27.511.1017.13 115 Sat 23-Apr-1966 2:15 pm Victoria Park32,741
Hawthorn1.44.66.69.8 62 Collingwood won by 53 points[Stats]
Essendon3.04.37.411.6 72 Sat 23-Apr-1966 2:15 pm Windy Hill31,741
Geelong2.16.27.29.4 58 Essendon won by 14 points[Stats]
South Melbourne4.18.712.1216.19 115 Sat 23-Apr-1966 2:15 pm Lake Oval22,653
Fitzroy2.24.56.79.8 62 South Melbourne won by 53 points[Stats]
Carlton3.37.510.1014.16 100 Mon 25-Apr-1966 2:15 pm Princes Park43,018
Richmond3.47.611.716.10 106 Richmond won by 6 points[Stats]
Melbourne1.02.44.74.9 33 Mon 25-Apr-1966 2:15 pm M.C.G.64,930
St. Kilda4.45.512.617.7 109 St. Kilda won by 76 points[Stats]
Footscray1.05.47.611.9 75 Mon 25-Apr-1966 2:15 pm Western Oval24,428
North Melbourne5.38.613.813.9 87 North Melbourne won by 12 points[Stats]

Round 2[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Fitzroy2.44.75.125.12 42 Sat 30-Apr-1966 2:15 pm Brunswick Street20,927
Collingwood1.22.64.109.17 71 Collingwood won by 29 points[Stats]
Geelong2.06.1111.1213.16 94 Sat 30-Apr-1966 2:15 pm Kardinia Park21,490
South Melbourne4.45.510.611.8 74 Geelong won by 20 points[Stats]
Hawthorn1.63.85.117.14 56 Sat 30-Apr-1966 2:15 pm Glenferrie Oval12,054
Melbourne1.11.82.103.11 29 Hawthorn won by 27 points[Stats]
North Melbourne2.23.53.85.13 43 Sat 30-Apr-1966 2:15 pm Arden Street19,312
Essendon3.08.89.1212.20 92 Essendon won by 49 points[Stats]
Richmond1.75.1010.1317.15 117 Sat 30-Apr-1966 2:15 pm M.C.G.28,596
Footscray1.21.52.125.17 47 Richmond won by 70 points[Stats]
St. Kilda1.28.411.715.17 107 Sat 30-Apr-1966 2:15 pm Moorabbin Oval30,810
Carlton4.55.77.117.12 54 St. Kilda won by 53 points[Stats]

Round 3[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Essendon3.45.87.148.18 66 Sat 7-May-1966 2:15 pm Windy Hill43,487
Collingwood2.12.44.58.6 54 Essendon won by 12 points[Stats]
Fitzroy0.23.34.46.8 44 Sat 7-May-1966 2:15 pm Brunswick Street17,568
Carlton0.42.69.1010.16 76 Carlton won by 32 points[Stats]
Geelong2.44.710.812.14 86 Sat 7-May-1966 2:15 pm Kardinia Park17,395
Footscray2.05.26.27.4 46 Geelong won by 40 points[Stats]
North Melbourne1.36.59.79.13 67 Sat 7-May-1966 2:15 pm Arden Street17,261
St. Kilda3.65.611.1315.13 103 St. Kilda won by 36 points[Stats]
Richmond4.27.814.1018.15 123 Sat 7-May-1966 2:15 pm M.C.G.32,608
Melbourne2.33.57.811.14 80 Richmond won by 43 points[Stats]
South Melbourne2.65.129.1914.22 106 Sat 7-May-1966 2:15 pm Lake Oval16,894
Hawthorn2.35.66.107.15 57 South Melbourne won by 49 points[Stats]

Round 4[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Carlton5.46.712.915.12 102 Sat 14-May-1966 2:15 pm Princes Park31,819
Essendon1.22.33.75.11 41 Carlton won by 61 points[Stats]
Collingwood4.28.59.912.13 85 Sat 14-May-1966 2:15 pm Victoria Park40,130
Richmond2.52.95.155.18 48 Collingwood won by 37 points[Stats]
Hawthorn1.13.36.99.13 67 Sat 14-May-1966 2:15 pm Glenferrie Oval10,816
North Melbourne6.48.911.1114.15 99 North Melbourne won by 32 points[Stats]
Melbourne2.58.98.1312.17 89 Sat 14-May-1966 2:15 pm M.C.G.31,497
South Melbourne6.411.916.1317.17 119 South Melbourne won by 30 points[Stats]
St. Kilda0.09.311.415.11 101 Sat 14-May-1966 2:15 pm Moorabbin Oval37,140
Geelong4.64.106.167.16 58 St. Kilda won by 43 points[Stats]
Footscray4.15.211.1212.12 84 Sat 14-May-1966 2:15 pm Western Oval14,672
Fitzroy0.01.111.115.16 46 Footscray won by 38 points[Stats]

Round 5[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Fitzroy3.25.79.99.10 64 Sat 21-May-1966 2:15 pm Brunswick Street15,333
Essendon4.19.411.517.11 113 Essendon won by 49 points[Stats]
Geelong3.16.59.512.8 80 Sat 21-May-1966 2:15 pm Kardinia Park21,655
Richmond9.412.414.515.8 98 Richmond won by 18 points[Stats]
Melbourne0.22.33.53.14 32 Sat 21-May-1966 2:15 pm M.C.G.35,955
Carlton3.46.78.1211.13 79 Carlton won by 47 points[Stats]
North Melbourne2.02.36.37.4 46 Sat 21-May-1966 2:15 pm Arden Street21,293
Collingwood1.55.78.1111.15 81 Collingwood won by 35 points[Stats]
South Melbourne1.24.36.97.11 53 Sat 21-May-1966 2:15 pm Lake Oval32,294
St. Kilda2.17.68.813.17 95 St. Kilda won by 42 points[Stats]
Footscray4.15.48.810.10 70 Sat 21-May-1966 2:15 pm Western Oval12,424
Hawthorn0.12.22.54.10 34 Footscray won by 36 points[Stats]

Round 6[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Carlton0.55.78.811.13 79 Sat 28-May-1966 2:15 pm Princes Park23,508
Footscray1.41.63.86.10 46 Carlton won by 33 points[Stats]
Collingwood2.35.106.1412.18 90 Sat 28-May-1966 2:15 pm Victoria Park26,153
Melbourne3.34.46.78.9 57 Collingwood won by 33 points[Stats]
Essendon3.86.1010.1315.15 105 Sat 28-May-1966 2:15 pm Windy Hill15,329
Hawthorn0.14.36.612.9 81 Essendon won by 24 points[Stats]
North Melbourne3.25.38.78.7 55 Sat 28-May-1966 2:15 pm Arden Street15,299
Geelong4.45.610.1312.20 92 Geelong won by 37 points[Stats]
Richmond1.55.117.1512.16 88 Sat 28-May-1966 2:15 pm M.C.G.45,256
South Melbourne4.66.68.79.9 63 Richmond won by 25 points[Stats]
St. Kilda3.45.99.1117.16 118 Sat 28-May-1966 2:15 pm Moorabbin Oval19,737
Fitzroy0.32.44.58.6 54 St. Kilda won by 64 points[Stats]

Round 7[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Fitzroy3.25.410.512.6 78 Sat 4-Jun-1966 2:15 pm Brunswick Street14,409
Richmond3.25.611.815.12 102 Richmond won by 24 points[Stats]
Geelong4.14.35.68.9 57 Sat 4-Jun-1966 2:15 pm Kardinia Park25,398
Carlton1.34.78.78.8 56 Geelong won by 1 point[Stats]
Hawthorn3.37.710.1011.12 78 Sat 4-Jun-1966 2:15 pm Glenferrie Oval17,755
St. Kilda2.011.213.615.12 102 St. Kilda won by 24 points[Stats]
Melbourne2.37.49.714.10 94 Sat 4-Jun-1966 2:15 pm M.C.G.38,498
Essendon3.24.36.59.6 60 Melbourne won by 34 points[Stats]
South Melbourne4.510.715.1217.16 118 Sat 4-Jun-1966 2:15 pm Lake Oval16,130
North Melbourne2.54.87.1415.16 106 South Melbourne won by 12 points[Stats]
Footscray3.43.55.106.12 48 Sat 4-Jun-1966 2:15 pm Western Oval23,521
Collingwood1.44.127.158.20 68 Collingwood won by 20 points[Stats]

Round 8[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Carlton2.35.85.127.15 57 Sat 11-Jun-1966 2:15 pm Princes Park26,516
South Melbourne2.16.48.68.6 54 Carlton won by 3 points[Stats]
Collingwood1.36.89.1414.21 105 Sat 11-Jun-1966 2:15 pm Victoria Park37,034
Geelong2.34.49.811.10 76 Collingwood won by 29 points[Stats]
Footscray0.05.25.211.5 71 Sat 11-Jun-1966 2:15 pm Western Oval15,983
Melbourne3.13.37.67.8 50 Footscray won by 21 points[Stats]
Fitzroy1.23.45.78.13 61 Mon 13-Jun-1966 2:15 pm Brunswick Street13,057
Hawthorn1.75.99.1311.14 80 Hawthorn won by 19 points[Stats]
Richmond1.53.77.910.11 71 Mon 13-Jun-1966 2:15 pm M.C.G.33,959
North Melbourne2.34.106.158.23 71 Richmond drew with North Melbourne[Stats]
St. Kilda1.05.26.58.8 56 Mon 13-Jun-1966 2:15 pm Moorabbin Oval50,458
Essendon2.43.57.77.7 49 St. Kilda won by 7 points[Stats]

Round 9[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Essendon1.34.97.129.17 71 Sat 18-Jun-1966 2:15 pm Windy Hill18,577
Footscray1.52.53.94.13 37 Essendon won by 34 points[Stats]
Geelong4.18.710.1320.24 144 Sat 18-Jun-1966 2:15 pm Kardinia Park13,559
Fitzroy4.05.05.15.1 31 Geelong won by 113 points[Stats]
Hawthorn0.41.75.99.13 67 Sat 18-Jun-1966 2:15 pm Glenferrie Oval19,504
Carlton2.35.47.79.9 63 Hawthorn won by 4 points[Stats]
North Melbourne2.33.39.89.11 65 Sat 18-Jun-1966 2:15 pm Arden Street8,957
Melbourne1.11.91.94.12 36 North Melbourne won by 29 points[Stats]
Richmond4.511.812.1116.13 109 Sat 18-Jun-1966 2:15 pm M.C.G.55,426
St. Kilda3.26.29.611.8 74 Richmond won by 35 points[Stats]
South Melbourne1.15.38.411.7 73 Sat 18-Jun-1966 2:15 pm Lake Oval26,254
Collingwood3.66.911.1413.20 98 Collingwood won by 25 points[Stats]

Round 10[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Collingwood2.27.713.1117.15 117 Sat 25-Jun-1966 2:15 pm Victoria Park37,607
St. Kilda1.24.45.56.9 45 Collingwood won by 72 points[Stats]
Essendon3.26.511.1314.16 100 Sat 25-Jun-1966 2:15 pm Windy Hill20,579
Richmond4.28.410.515.6 96 Essendon won by 4 points[Stats]
Geelong4.47.811.1317.15 117 Sat 25-Jun-1966 2:15 pm Kardinia Park13,941
Hawthorn0.23.55.78.9 57 Geelong won by 60 points[Stats]
Melbourne4.56.89.1211.17 83 Sat 25-Jun-1966 2:15 pm M.C.G.14,688
Fitzroy0.11.42.53.7 25 Melbourne won by 58 points[Stats]
North Melbourne1.21.104.148.17 65 Sat 25-Jun-1966 2:15 pm Arden Street10,573
Carlton3.25.46.46.6 42 North Melbourne won by 23 points[Stats]
Footscray3.63.87.178.19 67 Sat 25-Jun-1966 2:15 pm Western Oval11,733
South Melbourne0.16.46.78.7 55 Footscray won by 12 points[Stats]

Round 11[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Fitzroy1.14.35.410.7 67 Sat 2-Jul-1966 2:15 pm Brunswick Street9,395
North Melbourne4.59.618.822.8 140 North Melbourne won by 73 points[Stats]
Melbourne2.45.79.159.21 75 Sat 2-Jul-1966 2:15 pm M.C.G.39,317
Geelong0.36.911.1213.15 93 Geelong won by 18 points[Stats]
St. Kilda6.39.814.1115.15 105 Sat 2-Jul-1966 2:15 pm Moorabbin Oval21,507
Footscray3.44.86.107.12 54 St. Kilda won by 51 points[Stats]
Carlton4.35.66.87.11 53 Sat 9-Jul-1966 2:15 pm Princes Park29,394
Collingwood2.45.45.56.6 42 Carlton won by 11 points[Stats]
Hawthorn2.43.65.96.13 49 Sat 9-Jul-1966 2:15 pm Glenferrie Oval15,880
Richmond3.38.78.1011.13 79 Richmond won by 30 points[Stats]
South Melbourne4.46.59.812.10 82 Sat 9-Jul-1966 2:15 pm Lake Oval21,613
Essendon4.210.412.613.12 90 Essendon won by 8 points[Stats]

Round 12[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Fitzroy4.07.18.38.5 53 Sat 16-Jul-1966 2:15 pm Brunswick Street7,000
South Melbourne4.45.66.1310.15 75 South Melbourne won by 22 points[Stats]
Geelong2.17.211.415.7 97 Sat 16-Jul-1966 2:15 pm Kardinia Park23,114
Essendon2.24.24.55.7 37 Geelong won by 60 points[Stats]
Hawthorn3.44.55.55.7 37 Sat 16-Jul-1966 2:15 pm Glenferrie Oval13,880
Collingwood3.39.913.1216.14 110 Collingwood won by 73 points[Stats]
North Melbourne1.54.97.1310.15 75 Sat 16-Jul-1966 2:15 pm Arden Street8,319
Footscray3.25.45.56.6 42 North Melbourne won by 33 points[Stats]
Richmond2.34.76.128.13 61 Sat 16-Jul-1966 2:15 pm M.C.G.38,094
Carlton1.33.33.44.6 30 Richmond won by 31 points[Stats]
St. Kilda1.27.78.712.13 85 Sat 16-Jul-1966 2:15 pm Moorabbin Oval15,003
Melbourne2.34.56.66.6 42 St. Kilda won by 43 points[Stats]

Round 13[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Carlton1.43.74.117.15 57 Sat 23-Jul-1966 2:15 pm Princes Park23,367
St. Kilda4.04.54.95.11 41 Carlton won by 16 points[Stats]
Collingwood2.49.712.1019.14 128 Sat 23-Jul-1966 2:15 pm Victoria Park18,094
Fitzroy0.22.37.69.7 61 Collingwood won by 67 points[Stats]
Essendon2.53.115.146.16 52 Sat 23-Jul-1966 2:15 pm Windy Hill19,454
North Melbourne1.24.35.56.6 42 Essendon won by 10 points[Stats]
Melbourne4.37.816.1023.13 151 Sat 23-Jul-1966 2:15 pm M.C.G.18,254
Hawthorn3.24.26.39.5 59 Melbourne won by 92 points[Stats]
South Melbourne2.34.86.99.11 65 Sat 23-Jul-1966 2:15 pm Lake Oval21,887
Geelong2.44.98.139.17 71 Geelong won by 6 points[Stats]
Footscray1.04.74.107.15 57 Sat 23-Jul-1966 2:15 pm Western Oval16,573
Richmond6.38.511.1411.16 82 Richmond won by 25 points[Stats]

Round 14[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Carlton2.27.79.1012.15 87 Sat 30-Jul-1966 2:15 pm Princes Park15,203
Fitzroy2.35.37.59.6 60 Carlton won by 27 points[Stats]
Collingwood2.54.75.87.10 52 Sat 30-Jul-1966 2:15 pm Victoria Park38,918
Essendon8.110.512.818.9 117 Essendon won by 65 points[Stats]
Hawthorn6.86.118.1610.16 76 Sat 30-Jul-1966 2:15 pm Glenferrie Oval12,277
South Melbourne1.03.98.1114.17 101 South Melbourne won by 25 points[Stats]
Melbourne3.34.66.810.12 72 Sat 30-Jul-1966 2:15 pm M.C.G.35,460
Richmond2.45.69.1214.13 97 Richmond won by 25 points[Stats]
St. Kilda3.55.56.1510.18 78 Sat 30-Jul-1966 2:15 pm Moorabbin Oval20,530
North Melbourne1.41.101.114.16 40 St. Kilda won by 38 points[Stats]
Footscray2.42.86.97.9 51 Sat 30-Jul-1966 2:15 pm Western Oval16,951
Geelong1.15.46.710.11 71 Geelong won by 20 points[Stats]

Round 15[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Essendon3.39.512.618.7 115 Sat 6-Aug-1966 2:15 pm Windy Hill28,218
Carlton4.25.48.1010.13 73 Essendon won by 42 points[Stats]
Fitzroy4.58.99.1413.17 95 Sat 6-Aug-1966 2:15 pm Brunswick Street8,939
Footscray3.27.510.713.11 89 Fitzroy won by 6 points[Stats]
Geelong3.27.68.814.11 95 Sat 6-Aug-1966 2:15 pm Kardinia Park28,720
St. Kilda2.34.68.1110.12 72 Geelong won by 23 points[Stats]
North Melbourne4.25.59.711.16 82 Sat 6-Aug-1966 2:15 pm Arden Street5,835
Hawthorn3.38.89.1012.11 83 Hawthorn won by 1 point[Stats]
Richmond5.37.59.513.8 86 Sat 6-Aug-1966 2:15 pm M.C.G.73,834
Collingwood1.69.711.816.9 105 Collingwood won by 19 points[Stats]
South Melbourne5.38.1112.1518.17 125 Sat 6-Aug-1966 2:15 pm Lake Oval11,922
Melbourne5.17.711.1215.19 109 South Melbourne won by 16 points[Stats]

Round 16[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Carlton6.59.812.1314.15 99 Sat 13-Aug-1966 2:15 pm Princes Park13,127
Melbourne1.07.37.710.10 70 Carlton won by 29 points[Stats]
Collingwood3.84.146.1712.21 93 Sat 13-Aug-1966 2:15 pm Victoria Park19,000
North Melbourne2.34.34.46.8 44 Collingwood won by 49 points[Stats]
Essendon5.19.313.614.9 93 Sat 13-Aug-1966 2:15 pm Windy Hill14,623
Fitzroy0.22.43.66.9 45 Essendon won by 48 points[Stats]
Hawthorn3.09.313.518.11 119 Sat 13-Aug-1966 2:15 pm Glenferrie Oval8,429
Footscray2.35.38.89.13 67 Hawthorn won by 52 points[Stats]
Richmond0.34.75.96.12 48 Sat 13-Aug-1966 2:15 pm M.C.G.54,976
Geelong3.27.411.1211.16 82 Geelong won by 34 points[Stats]
St. Kilda5.410.1014.1619.19 133 Sat 13-Aug-1966 2:15 pm Moorabbin Oval20,583
South Melbourne2.25.49.510.6 66 St. Kilda won by 67 points[Stats]

Round 17[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Fitzroy2.63.75.95.10 40 Sat 20-Aug-1966 2:15 pm Brunswick Street12,343
St. Kilda0.78.1512.1617.22 124 St. Kilda won by 84 points[Stats]
Geelong3.510.813.1217.16 118 Sat 20-Aug-1966 2:15 pm Kardinia Park19,654
North Melbourne3.36.87.1011.13 79 Geelong won by 39 points[Stats]
Hawthorn2.34.69.1111.13 79 Sat 20-Aug-1966 2:15 pm Glenferrie Oval21,520
Essendon1.29.213.615.10 100 Essendon won by 21 points[Stats]
Melbourne2.45.87.912.12 84 Sat 20-Aug-1966 2:15 pm M.C.G.46,319
Collingwood4.39.514.1221.15 141 Collingwood won by 57 points[Stats]
South Melbourne2.27.59.710.11 71 Sat 20-Aug-1966 2:15 pm Lake Oval20,083
Richmond4.34.58.1010.12 72 Richmond won by 1 point[Stats]
Footscray2.03.04.14.1 25 Sat 20-Aug-1966 2:15 pm Western Oval14,516
Carlton1.35.99.1312.14 86 Carlton won by 61 points[Stats]

Round 18[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Carlton2.52.95.95.10 40 Sat 27-Aug-1966 2:15 pm Princes Park37,236
Geelong4.16.812.1016.14 110 Geelong won by 70 points[Stats]
Collingwood4.67.1214.1718.24 132 Sat 27-Aug-1966 2:15 pm Victoria Park20,324
Footscray1.21.61.83.10 28 Collingwood won by 104 points[Stats]
Essendon3.25.69.1211.18 84 Sat 27-Aug-1966 2:15 pm Windy Hill22,363
Melbourne5.35.57.57.7 49 Essendon won by 35 points[Stats]
North Melbourne5.37.68.1312.16 88 Sat 27-Aug-1966 2:15 pm Arden Street10,410
South Melbourne3.05.48.511.5 71 North Melbourne won by 17 points[Stats]
Richmond4.96.1113.1820.23 143 Sat 27-Aug-1966 2:15 pm M.C.G.18,986
Fitzroy2.37.79.811.10 76 Richmond won by 67 points[Stats]
St. Kilda1.26.49.814.9 93 Sat 27-Aug-1966 2:15 pm Moorabbin Oval23,860
Hawthorn3.34.39.413.5 83 St. Kilda won by 10 points[Stats]

1966 Ladder

LP Club P W L D For Agn % Pts
1 Collingwood 18 15 3 0 1687 1073 157.22 60
2 St. Kilda 18 14 4 0 1641 1149 142.82 56
3 Geelong 18 14 4 0 1599 1162 137.61 56
4 Essendon 18 14 4 0 1457 1204 121.01 56
5 Richmond 18 13 4 1 1626 1320 123.18 54
6 Carlton 18 10 8 0 1233 1143 107.87 40
7 North Melbourne 18 7 10 1 1294 1381 93.70 30
8 South Melbourne 18 7 11 0 1486 1505 98.74 28
9 Hawthorn 18 5 13 0 1224 1650 74.18 20
10 Footscray 18 4 14 0 1004 1458 68.86 16
11 Melbourne 18 3 15 0 1235 1580 78.17 12
12 Fitzroy 18 1 17 0 1004 1865 53.83 4
  H&A 108 107 107 1 16490 16490 100.00 432
  Finals 4 4 4 0 663 663 100.00 16
  Total 112 111 111 1 17153 17153 100.00 448

First Semi-final

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Geelong3.43.57.912.14 86 Sat 3-Sep-1966 2:30 pm M.C.G.93,765
Essendon6.110.513.615.6 96 Essendon won by 10 points[Stats]

Second Semi-final

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Collingwood5.26.310.515.9 99 Sat 10-Sep-1966 2:30 pm M.C.G.95,614
St. Kilda0.16.510.913.11 89 Collingwood won by 10 points[Stats]

Preliminary Final

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
St. Kilda4.110.210.215.4 94 Sat 17-Sep-1966 2:30 pm M.C.G.93,453
Essendon2.43.43.97.10 52 St. Kilda won by 42 points[Stats]

Grand Final

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Collingwood2.15.77.1110.13 73 Sat 24-Sep-1966 2:50 pm M.C.G.102,055
St. Kilda2.55.68.910.14 74 St. Kilda won by 1 point[Stats]

Footnotes

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