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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

1973 V/AFL Premiership Season

 
 

1973 Ladder

LP Club P W L D For Agn % Pts
1 Collingwood 22 19 3 0 2356 1878 125.45 76
2 Richmond 22 17 5 0 2301 1957 117.58 68
3 Carlton 22 15 7 0 2342 1850 126.60 60
4 Essendon 22 13 9 0 2443 2341 104.36 52
5 St. Kilda 22 12 10 0 2024 1922 105.31 48
6 North Melbourne 22 11 10 1 1938 1986 97.58 46
7 Hawthorn 22 11 11 0 2194 2002 109.59 44
8 Fitzroy 22 9 13 0 1990 2194 90.70 36
9 Footscray 22 7 14 1 1860 2109 88.19 30
10 Melbourne 22 7 15 0 1938 2111 91.81 28
11 Geelong 22 6 16 0 1903 2426 78.44 24
12 South Melbourne 22 4 18 0 1932 2445 79.02 16
  H&A 132 131 131 1 25221 25221 100.00 528
  Finals 6 6 6 0 1186 1186 100.00 24
  Total 138 137 137 1 26407 26407 100.00 552

1973 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 | 1SF | 2SF | PF | GF

Round 1[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Collingwood4.611.914.1417.22 124 Sat 7-Apr-1973 2:10 pm Victoria Park23,413
South Melbourne1.22.44.76.12 48 Collingwood won by 76 points[Stats]
Essendon6.411.813.1019.13 127 Sat 7-Apr-1973 2:10 pm Windy Hill28,659
Richmond6.39.913.1119.15 129 Richmond won by 2 points[Stats]
Fitzroy7.612.617.1420.17 137 Sat 7-Apr-1973 2:10 pm Junction Oval14,988
Footscray3.46.67.812.15 87 Fitzroy won by 50 points[Stats]
Geelong5.37.410.610.8 68 Sat 7-Apr-1973 2:10 pm Kardinia Park26,130
Carlton1.58.710.1018.16 124 Carlton won by 56 points[Stats]
Melbourne1.22.45.69.12 66 Sat 7-Apr-1973 2:10 pm M.C.G.44,787
St. Kilda1.77.1012.1414.14 98 St. Kilda won by 32 points[Stats]
North Melbourne3.34.610.1114.14 98 Sat 7-Apr-1973 2:10 pm Arden Street15,934
Hawthorn1.35.75.139.16 70 North Melbourne won by 28 points[Stats]

Round 2[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Carlton5.410.615.1118.15 123 Sat 14-Apr-1973 2:10 pm Princes Park29,780
North Melbourne3.27.712.914.12 96 Carlton won by 27 points[Stats]
Hawthorn5.55.109.1114.14 98 Sat 14-Apr-1973 2:10 pm Glenferrie Oval13,336
Melbourne2.54.108.1313.22 100 Melbourne won by 2 points[Stats]
Richmond1.48.716.1218.19 127 Sat 14-Apr-1973 2:10 pm M.C.G.29,655
Geelong6.19.513.1016.14 110 Richmond won by 17 points[Stats]
St. Kilda3.211.416.520.8 128 Sat 14-Apr-1973 2:10 pm Moorabbin Oval23,162
Fitzroy4.14.35.710.11 71 St. Kilda won by 57 points[Stats]
South Melbourne5.47.911.1615.19 109 Sat 14-Apr-1973 2:10 pm Lake Oval16,260
Essendon4.910.1614.1821.20 146 Essendon won by 37 points[Stats]
Footscray1.73.99.1511.16 82 Sat 14-Apr-1973 2:10 pm Western Oval24,794
Collingwood1.15.68.1014.18 102 Collingwood won by 20 points[Stats]

Round 3[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Collingwood6.511.1315.1821.23 149 Sat 21-Apr-1973 2:10 pm Victoria Park24,042
Geelong2.46.58.711.13 79 Collingwood won by 70 points[Stats]
North Melbourne2.17.710.1111.18 84 Sat 21-Apr-1973 2:10 pm Arden Street18,704
Fitzroy4.35.710.1510.18 78 North Melbourne won by 6 points[Stats]
St. Kilda2.35.37.612.9 81 Sat 21-Apr-1973 2:10 pm Moorabbin Oval33,022
Richmond2.08.213.217.8 110 Richmond won by 29 points[Stats]
Hawthorn5.211.318.627.8 170 Mon 23-Apr-1973 2:10 pm VFL Park32,101
Essendon4.19.612.815.12 102 Hawthorn won by 68 points[Stats]
Melbourne3.28.310.511.9 75 Mon 23-Apr-1973 2:10 pm M.C.G.49,439
Carlton1.64.87.1311.16 82 Carlton won by 7 points[Stats]
South Melbourne4.38.713.1017.16 118 Mon 23-Apr-1973 2:10 pm Lake Oval13,354
Footscray6.413.1018.1320.15 135 Footscray won by 17 points[Stats]

Round 4[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Richmond2.77.139.1411.18 84 Wed 25-Apr-1973 2:10 pm M.C.G.48,923
North Melbourne2.55.98.1614.20 104 North Melbourne won by 20 points[Stats]
St. Kilda1.44.76.118.12 60 Wed 25-Apr-1973 2:10 pm VFL Park49,699
Collingwood2.47.711.1119.16 130 Collingwood won by 70 points[Stats]
Carlton3.35.612.814.11 95 Sat 28-Apr-1973 2:10 pm Princes Park28,872
Hawthorn1.55.68.1012.11 83 Carlton won by 12 points[Stats]
Fitzroy6.18.411.613.9 87 Sat 28-Apr-1973 2:10 pm Junction Oval16,101
Melbourne6.28.611.1013.16 94 Melbourne won by 7 points[Stats]
Geelong3.07.313.1117.16 118 Sat 28-Apr-1973 2:10 pm Kardinia Park14,739
South Melbourne5.38.68.812.14 86 Geelong won by 32 points[Stats]
Footscray3.83.126.168.19 67 Sat 28-Apr-1973 2:10 pm Western Oval25,314
Essendon2.39.411.1017.13 115 Essendon won by 48 points[Stats]

Round 5[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Carlton3.27.612.1115.15 105 Sat 5-May-1973 2:10 pm VFL Park19,665
Fitzroy3.36.49.510.8 68 Carlton won by 37 points[Stats]
Essendon3.68.1311.1816.26 122 Sat 5-May-1973 2:10 pm Windy Hill19,007
Geelong5.67.1010.1215.16 106 Essendon won by 16 points[Stats]
Hawthorn6.37.713.1218.16 124 Sat 5-May-1973 2:10 pm Glenferrie Oval11,492
Footscray2.412.814.1016.12 108 Hawthorn won by 16 points[Stats]
Melbourne2.35.78.1213.13 91 Sat 5-May-1973 2:10 pm M.C.G.37,685
Richmond3.35.68.916.14 110 Richmond won by 19 points[Stats]
North Melbourne2.143.168.1813.20 98 Sat 5-May-1973 2:10 pm Arden Street27,048
Collingwood3.47.1510.1715.19 109 Collingwood won by 11 points[Stats]
South Melbourne4.54.85.96.12 48 Sat 5-May-1973 2:10 pm Lake Oval13,615
St. Kilda2.57.88.1010.16 76 St. Kilda won by 28 points[Stats]

Round 6[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Collingwood5.57.615.815.10 100 Sat 12-May-1973 2:10 pm Victoria Park23,214
Melbourne2.16.76.910.16 76 Collingwood won by 24 points[Stats]
Fitzroy1.64.910.1315.17 107 Sat 12-May-1973 2:10 pm Junction Oval10,706
Hawthorn6.36.1012.1112.13 85 Fitzroy won by 22 points[Stats]
Geelong2.47.79.1211.14 80 Sat 12-May-1973 2:10 pm Kardinia Park15,305
Footscray5.57.710.914.14 98 Footscray won by 18 points[Stats]
North Melbourne3.58.715.1318.16 124 Sat 12-May-1973 2:10 pm VFL Park10,058
South Melbourne5.37.88.911.14 80 North Melbourne won by 44 points[Stats]
Richmond2.612.1213.1618.20 128 Sat 12-May-1973 2:10 pm M.C.G.54,139
Carlton5.25.311.615.12 102 Richmond won by 26 points[Stats]
St. Kilda3.37.513.1118.13 121 Sat 12-May-1973 2:10 pm Moorabbin Oval23,130
Essendon6.213.816.921.14 140 Essendon won by 19 points[Stats]

Round 7[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Carlton3.47.1211.1716.23 119 Sat 19-May-1973 2:10 pm Princes Park43,260
Collingwood4.55.98.98.12 60 Carlton won by 59 points[Stats]
Essendon5.109.1615.2020.24 144 Sat 19-May-1973 2:10 pm Windy Hill26,906
North Melbourne5.17.48.811.8 74 Essendon won by 70 points[Stats]
Fitzroy1.42.69.612.8 80 Sat 19-May-1973 2:10 pm VFL Park19,538
Richmond6.511.613.1116.21 117 Richmond won by 37 points[Stats]
Hawthorn3.55.912.1319.15 129 Sat 19-May-1973 2:10 pm Glenferrie Oval11,701
Geelong5.46.88.119.14 68 Hawthorn won by 61 points[Stats]
Melbourne4.19.211.517.10 112 Sat 19-May-1973 2:10 pm M.C.G.16,075
South Melbourne3.26.49.912.11 83 Melbourne won by 29 points[Stats]
Footscray5.36.39.614.9 93 Sat 19-May-1973 2:10 pm Western Oval14,953
St. Kilda0.35.810.913.12 90 Footscray won by 3 points[Stats]

Round 8[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Collingwood3.26.611.1015.13 103 Sat 26-May-1973 2:10 pm Victoria Park20,822
Fitzroy5.48.69.710.8 68 Collingwood won by 35 points[Stats]
Melbourne1.54.66.910.11 71 Sat 26-May-1973 2:10 pm VFL Park25,392
Essendon1.14.49.712.9 81 Essendon won by 10 points[Stats]
North Melbourne1.23.76.78.8 56 Sat 26-May-1973 2:10 pm Arden Street16,148
Footscray3.36.57.88.8 56 North Melbourne drew with Footscray[Stats]
Richmond2.65.118.1810.22 82 Sat 26-May-1973 2:10 pm M.C.G.32,613
Hawthorn5.78.1212.1816.23 119 Hawthorn won by 37 points[Stats]
St. Kilda3.25.210.916.10 106 Sat 26-May-1973 2:10 pm Moorabbin Oval15,114
Geelong2.35.65.88.12 60 St. Kilda won by 46 points[Stats]
South Melbourne1.34.45.77.9 51 Sat 26-May-1973 2:10 pm Lake Oval14,768
Carlton5.29.414.1119.16 130 Carlton won by 79 points[Stats]

Round 9[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Carlton5.311.415.1219.19 133 Mon 4-Jun-1973 2:10 pm Princes Park40,143
Essendon2.25.48.913.14 92 Carlton won by 41 points[Stats]
Fitzroy2.010.412.416.8 104 Mon 4-Jun-1973 2:10 pm Junction Oval10,119
South Melbourne3.34.37.147.15 57 Fitzroy won by 47 points[Stats]
Geelong2.25.311.414.6 90 Mon 4-Jun-1973 2:10 pm Kardinia Park18,868
North Melbourne3.37.612.1118.13 121 North Melbourne won by 31 points[Stats]
Richmond3.26.26.410.6 66 Mon 4-Jun-1973 2:10 pm VFL Park56,023
Collingwood7.610.814.1215.15 105 Collingwood won by 39 points[Stats]
St. Kilda2.25.67.711.12 78 Mon 4-Jun-1973 2:10 pm Moorabbin Oval22,521
Hawthorn4.107.118.168.16 64 St. Kilda won by 14 points[Stats]
Footscray0.03.65.69.14 68 Mon 4-Jun-1973 2:10 pm Western Oval17,973
Melbourne2.63.79.1210.14 74 Melbourne won by 6 points[Stats]

Round 10[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Carlton2.47.510.713.13 91 Sat 9-Jun-1973 2:10 pm VFL Park18,194
Footscray3.14.68.99.11 65 Carlton won by 26 points[Stats]
Essendon0.16.89.1215.17 107 Sat 9-Jun-1973 2:10 pm Windy Hill16,632
Fitzroy6.27.712.914.13 97 Essendon won by 10 points[Stats]
Hawthorn3.510.514.914.11 95 Sat 9-Jun-1973 2:10 pm Glenferrie Oval20,053
Collingwood3.67.1213.1515.18 108 Collingwood won by 13 points[Stats]
Melbourne2.68.1316.1620.19 139 Sat 9-Jun-1973 2:10 pm M.C.G.19,900
Geelong3.74.96.1211.15 81 Melbourne won by 58 points[Stats]
North Melbourne1.64.77.1211.14 80 Sat 9-Jun-1973 2:10 pm Arden Street16,187
St. Kilda1.14.65.97.12 54 North Melbourne won by 26 points[Stats]
South Melbourne0.10.32.49.8 62 Sat 9-Jun-1973 2:10 pm Lake Oval10,725
Richmond1.56.910.1213.14 92 Richmond won by 30 points[Stats]

Round 11[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Collingwood3.613.1015.1423.16 154 Sat 16-Jun-1973 2:10 pm Victoria Park31,784
Essendon5.56.1114.1516.16 112 Collingwood won by 42 points[Stats]
Geelong1.36.313.416.8 104 Sat 16-Jun-1973 2:10 pm Kardinia Park12,786
Fitzroy0.33.58.711.15 81 Geelong won by 23 points[Stats]
Melbourne4.27.59.813.12 90 Sat 16-Jun-1973 2:10 pm M.C.G.32,951
North Melbourne3.59.511.712.9 81 Melbourne won by 9 points[Stats]
St. Kilda1.14.57.1013.13 91 Sat 16-Jun-1973 2:10 pm Moorabbin Oval25,081
Carlton2.14.65.119.13 67 St. Kilda won by 24 points[Stats]
South Melbourne1.15.88.911.10 76 Sat 16-Jun-1973 2:10 pm VFL Park9,413
Hawthorn5.510.914.1417.17 119 Hawthorn won by 43 points[Stats]
Footscray0.61.106.137.16 58 Sat 16-Jun-1973 2:10 pm Western Oval16,733
Richmond5.19.313.517.7 109 Richmond won by 51 points[Stats]

Round 12[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Carlton6.110.414.917.12 114 Sat 23-Jun-1973 2:10 pm Princes Park14,452
Geelong2.37.68.119.13 67 Carlton won by 47 points[Stats]
Hawthorn4.39.711.712.13 85 Sat 23-Jun-1973 2:10 pm Glenferrie Oval12,470
North Melbourne2.44.510.610.10 70 Hawthorn won by 15 points[Stats]
Richmond3.68.1112.1915.21 111 Sat 23-Jun-1973 2:10 pm M.C.G.43,892
Essendon3.48.910.1013.17 95 Richmond won by 16 points[Stats]
St. Kilda1.36.77.711.14 80 Sat 23-Jun-1973 2:10 pm Moorabbin Oval23,262
Melbourne3.53.74.166.18 54 St. Kilda won by 26 points[Stats]
South Melbourne4.37.48.412.5 77 Sat 23-Jun-1973 2:10 pm Lake Oval12,484
Collingwood5.08.113.515.9 99 Collingwood won by 22 points[Stats]
Footscray4.16.69.1210.15 75 Sat 23-Jun-1973 2:10 pm VFL Park7,016
Fitzroy3.25.76.813.11 89 Fitzroy won by 14 points[Stats]

Round 13[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Collingwood1.66.99.1613.17 95 Sat 30-Jun-1973 2:10 pm Victoria Park18,253
Footscray4.26.49.414.6 90 Collingwood won by 5 points[Stats]
Essendon6.27.715.1220.19 139 Sat 30-Jun-1973 2:10 pm Windy Hill13,042
South Melbourne4.48.1010.1116.14 110 Essendon won by 29 points[Stats]
Fitzroy2.25.39.910.11 71 Sat 30-Jun-1973 2:10 pm Junction Oval13,576
St. Kilda3.29.513.720.11 131 St. Kilda won by 60 points[Stats]
Geelong7.410.412.713.11 89 Sat 30-Jun-1973 2:10 pm VFL Park13,219
Richmond5.112.316.521.7 133 Richmond won by 44 points[Stats]
Melbourne4.311.811.1015.15 105 Sat 30-Jun-1973 2:10 pm M.C.G.25,787
Hawthorn2.64.109.1815.22 112 Hawthorn won by 7 points[Stats]
North Melbourne4.47.913.1416.19 115 Sat 30-Jun-1973 2:10 pm Arden Street19,355
Carlton2.310.612.916.11 107 North Melbourne won by 8 points[Stats]

Round 14[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Collingwood4.39.713.915.13 103 Sat 7-Jul-1973 2:10 pm Victoria Park25,432
St. Kilda2.24.49.612.10 82 Collingwood won by 21 points[Stats]
Essendon4.111.116.321.6 132 Sat 7-Jul-1973 2:10 pm VFL Park12,373
Footscray5.46.1210.1713.19 97 Essendon won by 35 points[Stats]
Hawthorn4.48.1111.1514.24 108 Sat 7-Jul-1973 2:10 pm Glenferrie Oval18,406
Carlton3.34.79.1312.14 86 Hawthorn won by 22 points[Stats]
Melbourne9.013.615.1219.20 134 Sat 7-Jul-1973 2:10 pm M.C.G.13,105
Fitzroy4.58.812.1214.13 97 Melbourne won by 37 points[Stats]
North Melbourne3.35.79.811.12 78 Sat 7-Jul-1973 2:10 pm Arden Street19,114
Richmond4.410.814.1017.15 117 Richmond won by 39 points[Stats]
South Melbourne8.411.712.1118.15 123 Sat 7-Jul-1973 2:10 pm Lake Oval9,681
Geelong3.46.510.512.6 78 South Melbourne won by 45 points[Stats]

Round 15[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Carlton6.68.915.1018.14 122 Sat 14-Jul-1973 2:10 pm Princes Park21,476
Melbourne1.23.57.812.9 81 Carlton won by 41 points[Stats]
Essendon4.213.417.1023.13 151 Sat 14-Jul-1973 2:10 pm Windy Hill22,437
Hawthorn4.310.414.518.8 116 Essendon won by 35 points[Stats]
Fitzroy4.312.914.1116.12 108 Sat 14-Jul-1973 2:10 pm Junction Oval9,886
North Melbourne5.46.89.1213.18 96 Fitzroy won by 12 points[Stats]
Geelong8.410.611.913.10 88 Sat 14-Jul-1973 2:10 pm Kardinia Park15,844
Collingwood1.43.117.1513.18 96 Collingwood won by 8 points[Stats]
Richmond3.27.510.913.12 90 Sat 14-Jul-1973 2:10 pm VFL Park31,499
St. Kilda4.26.59.711.11 77 Richmond won by 13 points[Stats]
Footscray6.39.411.612.7 79 Sat 14-Jul-1973 2:10 pm Western Oval11,115
South Melbourne3.17.1014.1420.21 141 South Melbourne won by 62 points[Stats]

Round 16[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Collingwood5.47.89.1010.11 71 Sat 21-Jul-1973 2:10 pm VFL Park25,639
North Melbourne0.33.77.711.10 76 North Melbourne won by 5 points[Stats]
Fitzroy3.75.78.1312.19 91 Sat 21-Jul-1973 2:10 pm Junction Oval14,800
Carlton3.36.57.1011.14 80 Fitzroy won by 11 points[Stats]
Geelong4.27.59.712.10 82 Sat 21-Jul-1973 2:10 pm Kardinia Park16,746
Essendon1.15.810.1211.15 81 Geelong won by 1 point[Stats]
Richmond4.59.711.1216.14 110 Sat 21-Jul-1973 2:10 pm M.C.G.30,492
Melbourne2.33.85.149.19 73 Richmond won by 37 points[Stats]
St. Kilda2.59.711.1414.16 100 Sat 21-Jul-1973 2:10 pm Moorabbin Oval17,454
South Melbourne4.46.89.1213.15 93 St. Kilda won by 7 points[Stats]
Footscray2.15.55.66.9 45 Sat 21-Jul-1973 2:10 pm Western Oval10,987
Hawthorn4.26.48.109.11 65 Hawthorn won by 20 points[Stats]

Round 17[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Carlton3.46.911.1515.17 107 Sat 28-Jul-1973 2:10 pm Princes Park28,954
Richmond2.64.105.1410.21 81 Carlton won by 26 points[Stats]
Essendon2.25.99.1015.12 102 Sat 28-Jul-1973 2:10 pm Windy Hill21,469
St. Kilda4.45.107.1310.19 79 Essendon won by 23 points[Stats]
Hawthorn4.210.514.715.10 100 Sat 28-Jul-1973 2:10 pm Glenferrie Oval12,477
Fitzroy2.16.57.79.9 63 Hawthorn won by 37 points[Stats]
Melbourne5.67.78.1112.15 87 Sat 28-Jul-1973 2:10 pm M.C.G.37,883
Collingwood4.410.714.1417.24 126 Collingwood won by 39 points[Stats]
South Melbourne5.49.815.1219.16 130 Sat 28-Jul-1973 2:10 pm Lake Oval14,447
North Melbourne4.17.29.414.7 91 South Melbourne won by 39 points[Stats]
Footscray4.57.914.1121.15 141 Sat 28-Jul-1973 2:10 pm VFL Park9,148
Geelong3.56.88.1313.14 92 Footscray won by 49 points[Stats]

Round 18[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Collingwood4.210.416.519.7 121 Sat 4-Aug-1973 2:10 pm Victoria Park37,660
Carlton3.58.810.1215.16 106 Collingwood won by 15 points[Stats]
Geelong1.17.810.1014.11 95 Sat 4-Aug-1973 2:10 pm Kardinia Park13,546
Hawthorn4.36.711.814.10 94 Geelong won by 1 point[Stats]
North Melbourne2.39.512.813.13 91 Sat 4-Aug-1973 2:10 pm Arden Street21,071
Essendon5.47.412.514.10 94 Essendon won by 3 points[Stats]
Richmond7.210.813.1015.14 104 Sat 4-Aug-1973 2:10 pm M.C.G.20,578
Fitzroy4.27.411.713.14 92 Richmond won by 12 points[Stats]
St. Kilda5.68.1011.1215.20 110 Sat 4-Aug-1973 2:10 pm Moorabbin Oval15,477
Footscray4.17.48.912.14 86 St. Kilda won by 24 points[Stats]
South Melbourne2.36.611.912.14 86 Sat 4-Aug-1973 2:10 pm VFL Park15,292
Melbourne0.24.57.811.12 78 South Melbourne won by 8 points[Stats]

Round 19[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Carlton8.213.717.1120.17 137 Sat 11-Aug-1973 2:10 pm Princes Park22,387
South Melbourne3.45.88.1111.14 80 Carlton won by 57 points[Stats]
Essendon7.311.715.1117.13 115 Sat 11-Aug-1973 2:10 pm Windy Hill18,008
Melbourne3.49.611.715.11 101 Essendon won by 14 points[Stats]
Fitzroy2.52.117.1310.19 79 Sat 11-Aug-1973 2:10 pm Junction Oval19,103
Collingwood3.26.410.719.10 124 Collingwood won by 45 points[Stats]
Geelong1.24.310.413.8 86 Sat 11-Aug-1973 2:10 pm VFL Park19,497
St. Kilda4.27.49.1411.17 83 Geelong won by 3 points[Stats]
Hawthorn3.35.39.811.11 77 Sat 11-Aug-1973 2:10 pm Glenferrie Oval20,376
Richmond6.57.78.812.10 82 Richmond won by 5 points[Stats]
Footscray0.14.47.610.8 68 Sat 11-Aug-1973 2:10 pm Western Oval13,581
North Melbourne4.37.59.1010.14 74 North Melbourne won by 6 points[Stats]

Round 20[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Collingwood1.22.66.98.11 59 Sat 18-Aug-1973 2:10 pm Victoria Park28,286
Richmond4.26.69.914.16 100 Richmond won by 41 points[Stats]
Essendon3.29.49.610.7 67 Sat 18-Aug-1973 2:10 pm VFL Park36,117
Carlton3.35.613.817.9 111 Carlton won by 44 points[Stats]
Hawthorn4.36.78.811.11 77 Sat 18-Aug-1973 2:10 pm Glenferrie Oval17,042
St. Kilda1.25.512.815.8 98 St. Kilda won by 21 points[Stats]
Melbourne4.27.710.1010.13 73 Sat 18-Aug-1973 2:10 pm M.C.G.12,561
Footscray4.311.415.417.8 110 Footscray won by 37 points[Stats]
North Melbourne1.37.39.89.10 64 Sat 18-Aug-1973 2:10 pm Arden Street11,121
Geelong2.15.45.47.6 48 North Melbourne won by 16 points[Stats]
South Melbourne4.36.49.715.11 101 Sat 18-Aug-1973 2:10 pm Lake Oval8,584
Fitzroy2.48.1312.1514.21 105 Fitzroy won by 4 points[Stats]

Round 21[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Collingwood3.110.513.816.10 106 Sat 25-Aug-1973 2:10 pm VFL Park48,312
Hawthorn5.510.511.813.10 88 Collingwood won by 18 points[Stats]
Fitzroy2.67.119.1513.22 100 Sat 25-Aug-1973 2:10 pm Junction Oval14,675
Essendon2.63.106.169.23 77 Fitzroy won by 23 points[Stats]
Geelong4.37.713.817.11 113 Sat 25-Aug-1973 2:10 pm Kardinia Park15,489
Melbourne6.49.611.914.14 98 Geelong won by 15 points[Stats]
Richmond5.513.717.822.11 143 Sat 25-Aug-1973 2:10 pm M.C.G.24,307
South Melbourne4.57.611.1213.16 94 Richmond won by 49 points[Stats]
St. Kilda2.37.710.916.18 114 Sat 25-Aug-1973 2:10 pm Moorabbin Oval29,257
North Melbourne4.56.812.914.12 96 St. Kilda won by 18 points[Stats]
Footscray3.44.68.1310.15 75 Sat 25-Aug-1973 2:10 pm Western Oval18,988
Carlton1.25.36.49.12 66 Footscray won by 9 points[Stats]

Round 22[Round Review]

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Carlton6.213.717.1220.15 135 Sat 1-Sep-1973 2:10 pm Princes Park22,824
St. Kilda6.37.49.513.9 87 Carlton won by 48 points[Stats]
Essendon4.47.412.616.6 102 Sat 1-Sep-1973 2:10 pm Windy Hill28,049
Collingwood4.110.314.717.10 112 Collingwood won by 10 points[Stats]
Fitzroy3.36.610.917.15 117 Sat 1-Sep-1973 2:10 pm Junction Oval9,172
Geelong5.47.511.1414.17 101 Fitzroy won by 16 points[Stats]
Hawthorn5.77.1212.1516.20 116 Sat 1-Sep-1973 2:10 pm Glenferrie Oval9,932
South Melbourne2.37.79.1111.13 79 Hawthorn won by 37 points[Stats]
North Melbourne4.26.310.511.5 71 Sat 1-Sep-1973 2:10 pm VFL Park9,411
Melbourne3.16.37.49.12 66 North Melbourne won by 5 points[Stats]
Richmond3.64.107.1410.16 76 Sat 1-Sep-1973 2:10 pm M.C.G.24,671
Footscray2.25.58.811.11 77 Footscray won by 1 point[Stats]

1973 Ladder

LP Club P W L D For Agn % Pts
1 Collingwood 22 19 3 0 2356 1878 125.45 76
2 Richmond 22 17 5 0 2301 1957 117.58 68
3 Carlton 22 15 7 0 2342 1850 126.60 60
4 Essendon 22 13 9 0 2443 2341 104.36 52
5 St. Kilda 22 12 10 0 2024 1922 105.31 48
6 North Melbourne 22 11 10 1 1938 1986 97.58 46
7 Hawthorn 22 11 11 0 2194 2002 109.59 44
8 Fitzroy 22 9 13 0 1990 2194 90.70 36
9 Footscray 22 7 14 1 1860 2109 88.19 30
10 Melbourne 22 7 15 0 1938 2111 91.81 28
11 Geelong 22 6 16 0 1903 2426 78.44 24
12 South Melbourne 22 4 18 0 1932 2445 79.02 16
  H&A 132 131 131 1 25221 25221 100.00 528
  Finals 6 6 6 0 1186 1186 100.00 24
  Total 138 137 137 1 26407 26407 100.00 552

Elimination Final

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Essendon3.37.58.813.13 91 Sat 8-Sep-1973 2:30 pm VFL Park53,405
St. Kilda4.87.1114.1324.14 158 St. Kilda won by 67 points[Stats]

Qualifying Final

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Carlton4.46.910.1313.13 91 Sat 8-Sep-1973 2:30 pm M.C.G.86,386
Richmond3.25.47.710.11 71 Carlton won by 20 points[Stats]

First Semi-final

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
St. Kilda1.53.88.149.14 68 Sat 15-Sep-1973 2:30 pm M.C.G.86,483
Richmond2.66.119.1515.18 108 Richmond won by 40 points[Stats]

Second Semi-final

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Collingwood4.85.99.1412.15 87 Sat 15-Sep-1973 2:30 pm VFL Park60,072
Carlton1.66.119.1215.17 107 Carlton won by 20 points[Stats]

Preliminary Final

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Collingwood6.710.712.914.14 98 Sat 22-Sep-1973 2:30 pm M.C.G.98,652
Richmond2.24.710.1315.15 105 Richmond won by 7 points[Stats]

Grand Final

 Q1Q2Q3Q4ScoreDate / ResultGroundCrowd
Carlton2.27.69.912.14 86 Sat 29-Sep-1973 2:50 pm M.C.G.116,956
Richmond3.511.815.1116.20 116 Richmond won by 30 points[Report]  [Stats]

Footnotes

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