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|Series of clips from this game featuring Dean Mobbs.|
This was a pretty willing match. And crowd control at Elizabeth back in 1970 was somewhat lax if this clip is anything to go by! Within the space of a few minutes a Torrens offficial and then a spectator get involved in some onfield scuffles.
|West Torrens legend Lindsay Head announces his retirement on the Channel 9 Football Show.. He played 327 games and kicked 519 goals.|
|Remember the "startled gazelle-like leap" back in the 70's? This clip features some of the finest exponents of this dying art, Cornes, Phillis, Whelan, Carmen, Robran and more.|
|Neil Kerley showcases his talents as a singer in this clip. This recording was released as a single in the early 70's.|
|"This is your life" style tribute to John Cahill after his 251st game in 1972.|
|Things turn nasty during this pre-season trial game when a brawl breaks out and even West Adelaide trainer Dick Michalczyk became involved. Michalczyk was unable to actually play for West as he was waiting for a clearance from East Perth. He was reported and suspended for getting invloved in this fight. The following year he went and played for North Melbourne without ever playing a game for West. How many players have been reported and suspended without ever actually playing a game?|
|Brief highlights from this match which was played at Adelaide Oval. Glenelg came from 41 points behind at half-time to eventually lose by only 15 points. The sides tossed to see who could wear their regular strip. Glenelg lost and were forced to wear the plain yellow guernseys. |
|Highlights featuring Robert Oatey, taken mostly from 1973 when he was captain coach of Norwood, there are some brief clips of him playing for Sturt in 1974.|
|Great clip featuring some hard and tough footy from the early 70's.|
|Program hosted by Roger Cardwell featuring segment on the start of the 1974 football season. Includes interview with a psychologist hired by the Norwood football club.|
During 1973 Channel 9 awarded the "Viscount Goal of the Day" each round. They run in this order:
|During 1974 Channel 9 awarded the "Viscount Goal of the Day" each round. They run in this order:|
1. Rodney Robran (North)
2. Faletic (Torrens)
3. Wilson (Central)
4. Ashmead (Central)
5. Graham (Sturt)
6. Saywell (Central)
7. McFarlane (Glenelg)
8. Boston (Port)
9. Earl (South)
10. Wallace (Torrens)
11. Pettengill (Norwood)
12. Schultz (Sturt)
13. Hill (North)
14. Barton (Sturt)
15. Marrett (Port)
16. Cunningham (Port)
17. Jackman (South)
18. Roberts (Torrens)
19. Mulvihill (Torens)
21. Caldwell (Glenelg)
22. Davies (Sturt) This goal won the goal of the year!
|In 1974 Channel 9 awarded the "Balfours Mark of the Day". They run in the following order:|
1. Hammond (North)
2. Saywell (Central)
3. Ebert (Port)
4. Wallace (Torrens)
5. Whelan (Sturt)
6. Carman (Norwood)
7. Sachse (North)
8. Chiron (Central)
9. Wickens (Glenelg)
10. Barton (Sturt)
11. Woite (Port)
12. Cornes (Glenelg)
13. Roberts (Torrens)
14. Ebert (Port)
15. Stasinowsky (Norwood)
16. Mobbs (Central)
17. Rosser (Norwood)
18. Whelan (Sturt) This won mark of the year!
19. Whelan (Sturt)
20. Cornes (Glenelg)
21. Gregg (Norwood)
22. Mcleod (Port)
23. Graham (Sturt)
24. Carey (Glenelg)
25. Mulvihill (Torrens)
|Over an hour of highlights from season 1974; featured players include: Casson, Saywell, Sewer, Howard, Tardiff, Barrie Robran, Reide, Phillis, Davies, Whelan, Woite, Neville Roberts, Cornes, Wallis, Cahill, Anderson, Sorrell, Oatey, Sache, Seekamp, Faletic. |
One of the best highlights is Barrett's 90 metre goal at Thebarton Oval.
|South Adelaide legend Peter Darley plays his 200th game for South at Unley in 1974. Includes the guard of honour and Darley running through the banner before the game and some match highlights.|
|Not Graham Cornes' finest moment. He upsets Phil Carman by raising an elbow, gives the Norwood crowd the "bird", kicks into the man on the mark and then gets his face pushed into the Parade mud.|
|Interview during the 1974 Magarey Medal count with Glenelg champion "Constable" Brian Colbey. Includes Colbey playing highlights.|
|Highlights from this game played at Football Park. Sturt beat Glenelg to take out the 1975 Datsun Cup. Sturt earned the princely sum of $5,000 for their efforts, Glenelg $2,000.|
|3 minutes of highlights from this game at Football Park. A fight breaks out after the 3 quarter-time siren. Was pretty willing in the last quarter as well by the look of it! Peter Marker is knocked-out and carried off on a stretcher. Wally May: "Someone will get killed, that's what will happen!". Max Hall: "He got a hit in the head but so what, it is a game of football and you gotta be a man and take it!". I love the 70's!|
|Over 11 minutes of highlights from this match at Football Park. |
Stephen Kerley's debut for Norwood. "Stephen Kerley will know he is in South Australia." "Richmond tactics are not allowed in South Australia."
Another Glenelg v Norwood game with plenty of "feeling." Turbill knocks out Caldwell with a shift-front. Turbill also misses a set shot from 10 metres!
Wally May calls Fred Phillis "Freddy Phillarse," for no apparent reason!
|Over 4 minutes of highlights from this game which was played at Glenelg Oval.|
Chris Natt gets reported. Fred Phillis kicks 8.
|Contains just under 2 minutes of highlights from this game which was played at Elizabeth Oval.|
|Over 5 minutes of highlights from this game which was the traditional re-match of the previous year's grand finalists played on Anzac Day.|
Graham takes a brilliant overhead mark; "Oh what a mark! TREMENDOUS!"
Phillis marks overhead right on the Glenelg goal line, he goes back and slots it through.
Hodgeman kicks high to the goal square, Caldwell out-positions Murphy, marks and plays on to kick the goal; "good football!"
Graham takes another superb mark at centre half-forward. He goes back and kicks the goal from 40; "beautiful kick, no problems about that, split the centre!"
Fred Phillis takes a strong mark overhead from behind the pack.
Winter gets the sit and takes a big defensive grab; "number 3, clean as a whistle!"
Marker kicks to the goal line where Phillis takes another mark.
Whelan marks strongly in front of Wayne Phillis.
Fred Phillis takes another mark, a "beauty" this time in front of Winter.
Graham takes yet another screamer over the top of Wayne Phillis; "TREMENDOUS MARK!"
Over 5 minutes of highlights from this game which was played at Richmond Oval.
|Just over 4 minutes of highlights from this game which was played at Norwood Oval.|
Hill kicks a wonderful goal for North from the pocket.
|Over 7 minutes of highlights from this game which was played at Adelaide Oval.|
"Wally do you think it is time for 15 metres to be extended to 30, in view of what has happened this year?"
"The best full-forward in Australia! [Fred Phillis]"
|Over 3 minutes of highlights from this game which was played at Norwood Oval.|
Casson gets reported for retaliating against "Gentleman" John Wynn.
Woodcock kicks the goal of the day.
|Over 4 minutes of highlights from this game which was played at Thebarton Oval. Torrens stage a gallant fight back but just fall short. Eagles coach Noel Teasdale is seen sporting a magnificant yellow tie after the game.|
| Over 3 minutes of highlights from this game which was played at Glenelg Oval.|
Hodgeman takes a screamer.
John Casson is involved in a bit of push and shove "he's a dag is John Casson."
MacFarlane kicks a great goal from the pocket.
Wallace "The Red Rooster" kicks a great goal on the run.
|Just under 2 minutes of highlights from this game which was played at Glenelg Oval.|
Dillon takes a couple of strong marks. Some excellent goals kicked on the run.
|Over 4 minutes of highlights from this game which was played at Adelaide Oval.|
|Champion Glenelg and All-Australian defender Brian Colby runs through the banner at Football Park before his 200th game.|
|2 minutes of highlights from this game which was played at Prospect.|
Barrie Robran pulls in a big mark. He also loses his pants.
|Over 2 minutes of highlights from this game which was played at Football Park.|
Some great overhead marks from Whelan, Winter and Graham.
Cornes cops a few from various Sturt players.
|50 seconds of highlights from this game which was played at Glenelg Oval.|
Peter Carey kicks a goal from 65 metres. He also takes a big mark in the goal square.
|Contains the entire last quarter of this famous game from Thebarton Oval. This was supposed to be West Torrens stalwart Fred Bills' last game (he came out of retirement and played some games in 1976). Bills almost caused a player count when he ran onto the ground to replace an injured player, whilst that player was still on the ground. |
West players asked the umpire for a count and the fun began! Punches were thrown as West players tried to stop Torrens players from getting off the ground and escaping the count.
Before the actual incident there are a few highlights from the match including some "interesting" footwork from West Torrens player John Casson.
|Just under 4 minutes of highlights from this game which was played at Prospect Oval.|
Cloke pulls in a couple of great marks.
McGuinness cleans up a boundary umpire.
Rodney Robran hits Taylor late and starts bit of a dust-up.
|Almost 3 minutes of highlights from this game which was played at Football Park.|
Seekamp kicks a great goal and takes a screamer.
The "Red Rooster" Wallace kicks a beauty on the run under great pressure.
|Almost 8 minutes of highlights from this most famous game which was played at Glenelg Oval.|
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|Just over 2 minutes of highlights from this game which was played at Football Park.|
Michael Graham objects to some "attention" and then takes a great mark.
|Almost 4 minutes of highlights from this game which was played at Football Park.|
Evans on fire for Port!
Cunningham kicks a "tremendous" goal on the run from the pocket.
|9 minutes of highlights from this game played on a fine and hot day.|
Weston kicks the first goal; "it looks a beauty of the boot, by gee that's a wonderful kick!"
Fred Phillis marks, plays-on and goals.
Rebbick; "a blind kick! What a great goal!"
Bennett puts Leonard down and gets his number taken.
Anderson takes a great overhead mark.
Graham does the one-two with Davies and kicks a trademark goal on the run "gee that was great football!"
Davies kicks a brilliant goal assisted by Oatey who sheppards the ball through; "great play Robert Oatey!"
Klomp sets up Burgen who goals from the pocket; "well done Klomp, first time he gets away from Wayne Phillis."
Anderson takes a great mark "A ripper! Right over the top of Davies and Davies doesn't like it..."
Carey pulls the ball out of the ruck and throws it onto his boot for a goal.
Phillis takes "a ripper!" over Bruce Winter.
Cornes marks over Davies "and Cornes is out-manoeuvring and out-playing Davies at the moment."
Carey puts the ball onto the chest of Phillis with his left foot "a brilliant kick, well done Carey!"
Ken Whelan takes a magnificent high mark and comes down hard "what a beauty, that would have hurt him, by gee he came down hard!"
Oatey brilliantly sets up Nunan for a goal.
Wilde palms the ball down to Graham who swings onto the right for a goal.
Marker kicks one on the run from around 40 metres and then "gets up high! The mark of the day! A beauty, over the top of Davies, and Davies doesn't like it!"
Caldwell kicks long to Carey who marks strongly 30 metres out.
Nunan sets up Whelan for an easy goal.
Phillis kicks an opportunist's goal off the ground.
MacFarlane picks up the ball at centre-half forward, has a bounce and puts it through.
Nunan, "a gutsy little player" passes to Myles who boots a goal one the run "and the Blues machine is coming back!"
"Electric heels" Graham roves the ball and boots another on the run.
Oatey kicks a drop punt from the centre square that is marked right on the goal line by Whelan; "number 9, a TREMENDOUS mark."
A brilliant Carey handball allows McInerney to set up an easy goal for Marker to seal the result.
|4 minutes of highlights from this game.|
Evans takes "a real good mark! A very strong mark, Winter was right with him!"
Davies roves the ball, runs through two Port players and boots a goal from 40 metres;"Plaaaaaaaaaayed!"
Hinds puts down Nunan with a late bump and then gives Greenslade one to be going on with; "Greenslade used his mouth, the Port Adelaide players used the fist, bang!
Evans marks a 40 metre Ebert drop kick "What a mark, what a BEAUTIFUL mark!
A long, raking Light handpass sets up another mark to Evans.
Granger sets up Burton for an easy goal.
A brilliant Porplycia hand pass sets up another goal to Evans from a tight angle on the run; "my word what a goal! TREMENDOUS GOAL!"
Burton boots one from 50 metres.
|Over 11 minutes of highlights from this game, in which Glenelg snap Norwood's 16 game winning streak.|
Cornes throws his weight around.
Big grabs to Cornes and Fred Philiss.
Turbill snaps a miraculous goal from the pocket "the goal of the year!"
Wayne Phillis takes "the mark of the year!"
Caldwell executes "the kick of the century!"
Turbill "ducks his head" and gets a controversial free in front of goal.
Hodgeman kicks a great goal on the run from the pocket.
John Wynn gives MacFarlane one "I tell you what, there is a fair bit of back-handing going on in this game."
Cornes takes a a mark running with the flight of the ball: "Amazing! How he saw that ball no-one will ever know!"
Dillon kicks a great goal on the run.
Fred Phillis takes a great overhead mark and plays on to kick a goal.
Caldwell "goes mad."
Rady kicks his fourth; "A TREMENDOUS GOAL!" from the pocket.
Rady kicks his 5th with another snap.
Burton kicks one from 60 metres.
|Channel 9 "Goals of the Day" for 1975. They run in this order:|
1. Wylie (Central)
2. Hewitt (West)
3. Hill (North)
4. Phillis (Glenelg)
5. Bennett (Glenelg)
6. Woodcock (Norwood)
7. Pares (Torrens)
8. Wallace (Torrens)
9. Hodgeman (Glenelg)
10. Cahill (Port)
11. Hill (North)
12. Hodgeman (Glenelg)
13 and 14 Carey (Glenelg)
15. Seekamp (Norwood)
16. Nunan (Torrens)
17. Wallace (Torrens)
18. Phillis (Glenelg)
19. Krieg (Central)
20. Ebert (Port)
|Channel 9 "Marks of the Day" from 1975. They run in this order:|
1. Cornes (Glenelg)
2 and 3. Reed (Central)
4. Dillon (Norwood)
5. Fred Phillis (Glenelg)
6. Bracegirdle (South)
7. Noonan (Torrens)
8. Pavlich (Torrens)
9. Hodgeman (Glenelg) "Crickey Moses!"
10. Cornes (Glenelg)
11. Anderson (Glenelg)
12. Barrie Robran (North)
13. Winter (Sturt)
14. Carey (Glenelg)
15. Cloke (North)
16. Wallace (Torrens)
17. Seekamp (Norwood)
18. Cornes (Glenelg)
19. Graham (Sturt)
|Neil Kerley shows KG how to use a punching bag. KG's boxing talents are shown to be wanting.|
|Ron Barassi and Neil Kerley go head-to-head on the bikes on the "Earnie Sigley show."|
|Panel discussion on Channel 9. Mal Brown makes his feelings about umpires known, much to the chagrin of KG, who naturally gets very fired up!|
|Panel discussion from "The channel 9 Football Show". Panel includes Mal Brown, Neil Kerley, John Cahill, Gary Window, Haydon Bunton, Bob Hammond and John Cahill. Topics covered includes the future of Hadyn Bunton, Mal Brown's legal issues, the differences between the VFL and other leagues, the 2 umpiring system, the NFL competition.|
|Brief highlights featuring various players in action during season 1976. The players feature in this order:|
|Torrens stalwart and tough-man Freddie Bills managed to drag out his retirement. The famous "19th man game" in 1975 was supposed to be his last, but he went on to play some games in 1976. This clip is before his final game and includes Torrens coach Neil Kerley addressing his players before the game and also interviews club president Wayne Jackson, Jim Slaven and others as well as Bills himself.|
|The Channel 9 "Plays of the Day" for 1975. They run in this order:|
1. Glenelg score v Norwood at Football Park
2. Central score v North at Elizabeth Oval
3. Central score v West at Richmond Oval
4. Tough, hard clearance from Hammond playing for Norwood against North at Norwood Oval
5. Glenelg score v South at Adelaide Oval
6. South score v Glenelg at Adelaide Oval
7. Torrens score v Norwood at Norwood Oval
8. Torrens score v Port at Thebarton Oval
9. Torrens score v Glenelg at Glenelg Oval
10. Great clearance from Rex Voigt playing for Glenelg against Norwood at Glenelg Oval
11. Some absolute brilliance from Ebert playing for Port against Glenelg at Adelaide Oval
12. Brilliant mark and play-on from Ashmead playing for Central against North at Prospect Oval
13. Greenslade fights hard to win a contested ball and then hit Oatey on the chest whilst playing for Sturt against Glenelg at Football Park. This won "Play of the Year"
14. Another great clearance from Voigt playing for Glenelg against Woodville at Glenelg Oval
15. Great individual effort from Tuckey playing for North against Norwood at Prospect Oval.
16. Buckley kicks a great goal for West against Torrens at Thebarton Oval.
17. Norwood score v Woodville at Football Park.
18. Glenelg score v Central at Glenelg Oval in the famous 49 goal match.
19. Central score v Sturt at Football Park.
20. Lovely play leading to Watman pin-pointing Cahill playing for Port against Central.
|Almost 9 minutes of highlights from this game which was played at Elizabeth Oval.|
Cahill kicks a brilliant check-side goal from the pocket.
Kinnear snaps a brilliant goal from the pocket.
Ebert takes a great 1-handed mark.
Marret sees the ball better wearing glasses rather than contact lenses.
Big scuffle on the boundary line in front of the players race "one of the few things we have seen to cause any interest since the first term."
|9 minutes of highlights from this game which was played at Unley Oval.|
Davies takes a great grab.
Seekamp caps of a great bit of team play with a goal on the run.
Saunders, Howard and Graham take great marks.
John Wynn involved in some push and shove.
Bagshaw receives some "attention" from Wynn.
Taylor takes a great mark running with the flight of the ball.
Kerley takes a screamer, "the mark of the day."
Bagshaw and Davies do the old one-two as Bagshaw "creates havoc."
John Wynn gets a rare 15 metre penalty and kicks a great goal.
|Over 7 minutes of highlights from this game at Thebarton.|
Cliff and Raggatt takes a screamers.
A young Barry Hank plays well and kicks a great goal on the run.
Reed takes a big mark and gets hit hard.
"Sally" Saywell marks and goals despite "father time having caught up with him."
Krieg kicks a great goal under immense pressure.
Gerry Noonan kicks a great goal, fine solo effort, then does it again and then again.
Vivian "streaking away" kicks a fine goal on the run.
Reed "holds supreme" marks and goals.
|Over 7 minutes of highlights from this game which was played at Football Park in front of a big crowd of 20,310. |
Ebert takes a great mark "one of the best."
Taylor takes a fine defensive mark.
Cahill kicks a great goal on the run.
Light and Wynn have a scuffle. "Johnny Wynn doesn't mind dishing it out but doesn't like it when he gets it back. Not many do."
Woodcock takes a screamer.
"Woite smashing Dillon this afternoon!"
Stazinowski takes a brilliant falling mark in defence "a beauty!"
Burton caps of great team play kicking a goal on the run and Poulter quickly answers.
Petingal kicks a "beauty!"
|7 minutes of highlights from this game which was played at Football Park.|
Anderson takes a big overhead mark; "telescopic arms."
Marker "the magnificent" goals on the run.
Wayne Phillis gives Wynn a sold backhander and gives away 15 metres.
Woodcok capitalises on a turn over and goals on the run.
Jimmy Lihou takes a big mark.
Hodgeman kicks a great goal on the run.
Dunstan sets up Woodcock for a run in goal.
"Carey would have had a pain killing injection at half time I would suggest."
Carey takes a big one handed mark in the goal square "one leg and one hand I would say!"
Marker sets up Hodgeman for a run-in goal, then Hodgeman does the same for Fred Phillis.
Wynn and Rawson "get mixed-up."
Hodgeman kicks another on the run.
Woodcock kicks a brilliant goal on the run, great solo effort, then follows up with fine overhead mark shortly after.
|10 minutes of highlights from this very tight game which was played at Prospect Oval.|
Hill kicks a "lovely goal" on the run.
Milan Faletic finishes a great piece of team play and kicks a goal, Faletic repeats shortly after.
Raggott kicks a great goal on the left foot under immense pressure.
Greg Smith takes a big mark.
Nichols and Smith clash heads.
Dioriou snaps a beauty from the pocket.
"Looking a million dollars now Torrens" as Inglis goals on the run from the pocket.
"They are doing everything right" as Faletic marks in the square and kicks his fourth.
Mark Pavlich gets gifted a run-in goal in the square as Torrens capitalise on a turn-over.
Mead is "dropped, flattened" from behind by Barrie Robran. Mead is knocked out and a 15 metre penalty given.The replacement Torrens player runs onto the ground before Mead is removed and for a moment it looks like there is going to be another "19th man" incident.
Sandlands capitalises on a dropped mark and kicks a goal on the run.
Rodney Robran hand passes to Barrie who kicks from more then 50 metres,only to have a North player try and mark on the goal line with a point the result. "What a shocking mistake. He should be tarred and feathered and gutted!"
A brilliant Barrie Robran handball sets up Hill for a goal on the run from the pocket.
Over 6 minutes of highlights from this game which was played at Glenelg Oval.
|Over 7 minutes of highlights from this game which was played at a packed Norwood Oval.|
John Wynn takes a brilliant mark, Graham has "the leap of the day."
Nunan kicks a great goal on the run from the pocket.
Wilde takes a great mark but hurts himself landing.
Jim Michaelaney loses a boot and oddly decides to take his set shot with just a sock on his kicking foot... result: out of bounds on full. He is still minus his boot minutes later as Nicholson grubbers a goal.
Graham starts a chain of handballs that result in a Lenard goal "my word the Sturt machine looked good then..."
Michaelaney takes a big mark and misses and easy set-shot, even though he has both boots.
Almost 6 minutes of highlights from this game which was played at Woodville Oval. This was Woodville's first ever win against Port Adelaide!
|Almost 6 minutes of highlights from this game which was played at Adelaide Oval.|
Ralph Sewer ends up with the ball on his chest after a string of handballs initiated by Heaven.
Neil Craig takes a great mark.
Taylor takes a brilliant mark in the goal square.
Michaelaney takes a great overhead mark as does Thiel (twice).
Button snaps a great goal of his left boot.
Parkes takes a big mark at centre half-forward and then hits Michaelaney on the chest.
Twelftree kicks a great goal on the run.
Olssen kicks a goal on the run after a string of possessions as does Taylor; "reminiscent of 1975!"
Neil Craig takes a strong defensive mark.
A John Wynn turnover leads to a Woodville goal. Wynn then starts a fight; "how he gets away with it week after week is beyond me!"
Woodcock kicks a magnificent goal on the run "MAGIC GOAL FROM ROGER WOODCOCK, great play!"
|Over 6 minutes of highlights from this game which was played at Richmond Oval.|
Trevor Pierson kicks a nice goal on the run, as does "Sally" Saywell.
Beswick battles hard to clear the ball, does so and then gets a free.
Mark Williams wins possession and sets up a West goal with a great handball.
Beswick gets put down leading to Humphrey retaliating.
Saywell gets a can thrown at him by a moronic spectator and promptly picks it up and throws it back where it came from.
Grimwood brilliantly roves a lose ball, dodges a player and sets up a Donaldson goal.
Richard Cochrane takes the mark of the day.
Reed gets a knee in the face from Stevenson after a marking contest and retaliates with his feet.
Two West players Riley and Kuhlmann collide in the centre of the ground.
Pierson kicks a goal on the run under pressure, great individual effort, Grimwood does the same shortly after.
Mark Williams takes a screamer over the pack and then sets up a Pierson goal with a great handball
|Over 6 minutes of highlights from this game which was played at Prospect Oval.|
Sewer evades a player brilliantly and then kicks long to a team mate's chest. He also goals himself on the run.
The game is held-up for some time as North player recieves attention and is stretchered off.
Phil Maylin, "Channel 9 Rookie of the Year," takes a a strong mark.
John Roberts takes a great mark in defence.
Barry Stringer kicks a great goal on the run as does Smith. Barry Stringer kicks another goal on the run, this time from over 50 metres.
Nichols from kicks a "beautiful" goal from a set shot on the boundary line.
Twelftree snaps a great goal from the pocket.
Bit of push and shove after a North players is apparently trodden on.
John Roberts sets up a goal with a great handball after winning a contested ball.
|Over 8 minutes of highlights from this game which was played at Football Park.|
Seekamp goals on the run twice in the first term.
Stazinoski takes a big mark.
Woodcock goals on the run after a chain of possessions set up by a Dillon handball.
Kerley almost takes off a North Player's head.
Great snap for goal by Rodney Robran.
Taylor sets up a Woodcock kick to the goal square with a brilliant short foot pass.
Woodcock "runs through a wall of players" and hand passes to Taylor, who hand passes to Parke who hand passes to Nicholson who is allowed to straighten up and kick a goal from 30 metres. Great goal to Norwood, but not a lot of pressure applied.
Michael Taylor takes an overhead mark; "a good mark! A beauty!"
Parke takes a great overhead mark and then whilst still on the ground handballs to Seekamp running past who boots a goal from 40 "possibly the play of the day and the goal of the day all in one action!"
Parke marks again!
Roach kicks a goal from a set shot on the boundary, 40 metres out.
Jim Michaelaney takes a great overhead mark and Parke takes mark number 20!
Wynn shrugs off a defender and sets up a Woodcock goal with a handpass.
Wynn takes the ball out of the ruck and spins around and kicks a great goal.
Parke takes his 22nd mark and kicks to Michaelaney who goals from the set shot.
Nearly 5 minutes of highlights from this game which was played at Football Park.
|Almost 8 minutes of highlights taken from this game which was played at Football Park.|
Phillips snaps a good goal.
Parke and Woite have a great battle for a loose ball, Parke wins out by earning the free; "well done Parke! Great Football!" He then puts it into the path of a leading Poulter who marks 30 metres out.
A long pass from Proplycia finds Peter Stephen who takes the mark on the lead; "The Magpies are roaring at the moment!"
Ebert picks up a lose ball before pirouetting and driving the ball forward; "oh what a magical footballer this bloke is, tops! Worth 200 thousand in my book!"
Peter Stephen kicks one off the ground in the goal square, then consults closely with the goal umpire whilst waiting for his decision.
Whatman kicks an excellent goal with a right foot snap around the corner.
A string of handballs allows Whatman to kick to Stephen who marks in the goal square.
Woite takes a great mark under immense pressure in defence "Woite you beauty!"
Rosser kicks to Wyn, who marks and plays on, kicks short to Taylor, in the square, who goals easily.
Wyn handballs to Poulter who misses from a few metres.
Seekamp goals on the run.
Woodcock kicks a great goal on his left and shortly after kicks long to Taylor who marks at centre half-forward.
Seekamp goals again on the run.
Another example of Ebert's prowess as he slams a drop kick onto the chest of Phillips.
|7 minutes of highlights from this game which was played at Richmond Oval.|
Kevin Beswick takes 2 great marks early on.
Sandlands picks up a loose ball and kicks short to Plummer in the goal square who goals.
Peter Muerett takes a great overhead mark.
Donaldson strips the ball from a North player and kicks long to the goal square where the mark is taken by Dexter Kennedy.
Hewett snaps a goal and then kicks long to the goal square from the pocket where the mark is taken by Gurney.
Plummer takes a fine mark running with the flight of the ball.
Mark Williams, running hard, taps the ball in front of him , picks it up and executes a fine long foot pass onto the chest of a team mate.
Mueurett shows his pace as he goals on the run.
Hollick snaps accurately from deep in the pocket.
Sandlands kicks an easy goal from 30 on the run.
|A bit over 5 minutes of this game which was played at Football Park.|
Woodcock takes a great 2-grab mark and later kicks a "great goal.".
Kerley (twice), Craig, Weston, Hodgeman, "the colossal" Graham Cornes (twice) and MacFarlane (twice) all take strong overhead marks.
Hodgeman goals on the run and then pops one onto the chest of Fred Phillis.
McInereny goals cleverly after crumbing the ball in the goal square and then goals on the run from the edge of the centre square "he is cutting Norwood to pieces!"
Thiel takes 2 big swings at Croser and starts bit of a general dust-up "Oooh what's going on here! Why I haven't got the faintest idea, Thiel just took 2 swings on the run and now they are wrestling and fighting on the ground. "
Fred Phillis takes a big mark and lines up for his 6th goal.
|Over 6 minutes of this game which was played at Norwood Oval.|
Parke kicks an easy goal after Norwood brilliantly move the ball from half-back with a string of possessions.
"Sally" Saywell takes a great mark in front of goal.
Cochrane kicks a great goal on the run.
Grant Zubrinich takes a fine overhead mark at centre half-back.
Woodcock marks next the the behind post, swings around onto his left and boots a goal.
Danny Jenkins takes "a fine mark from the little fella!" He does it again shortly after.
Strong work from Wynn sets-up "another magic goal to Roger Woodcock!"
Central clear the ball from the centre bounce and quickly move it to Krieg who goals on the run.
Norsworthy marks at centre-half forward and takes a 15 metre penalty.
Boehm takes a screamer "over-the-top."
Saywell takes his second fine mark "under plenty of pressure."
Sonny Morey takes "a magic mark!"
Mobbs capitalises on a turn-over and kicks a goal on the run; "it's a beauty! It's through, right through the centre, what a great goal!"
Wylie takes a brilliant defensive mark; "beauty!"
Stephen Kerley takes a couple of strong defensive marks.
The C-e-e-e-e-entral chant starts late in the game as their fans anticipate a magnificent win.
|Over 7 minutes of highlights from this game at Unley Oval.|
A Greenslade hand pass sets up Burgen for a goal on the run "Sturt look good!"
Bagshaw to Nunan to Klomp who boots a goal on the run.
Gurney takes a strong overhead mark at centre half-forward for the Bloods.
Brilliant roving and handball from Nunan sets up Burgan for an easy goal.
Davies kicks long to the goal square where Myles marks.
Pierson takes a strong mark at centre-half forward.
Klomp boots a goal on the run from 40 "no mistake about that one!"
Klomp boots a torp to the goal square where it comes off hands and Nunan roves the ball and boots a goal.
Greenslade takes a fine mark in the goal square; "no argument about that!"
Davies takes a mark at Centre half-forward "well judged, a good mark to Davies."
Bagshaw roves the ball, shrugs a tackle and delivers a beautiful foot pass "look at that!"
Myles takes a fine high mark, "a tremendous leap!"
Lloyd kicks a goal on the run with a fine solo effort.
Bagshaw smashes a drop kick, on the run, into Nunan's chest but he can't hang on to it!
Burgan runs 30 metres, takes two bounces and kicks a goal.
|Over 7 minutes of highlights from this game which was played at Football Park.|
Norsworthy takes a great mark running with the flight of the ball.
Saywell kicks a great goal on the run; "cleverly done Saywell!"
Hewett snaps a great left foot goal "he's kicked it! Magic goal."
"What a mark to Dean Mobbs!"
"Another beautiful mark to Dean Mobbs!"
Hewett kicks another, this time with his right; "they've always got a chance when this boy's got the ball, he's a magic kick for goal.."
Bythien hands out a big bump, one that would get you 6 weeks in the AFL today. "It was a beautiful bump from Bythien, he knows how to hand it out!"
Gurney starts bit of a dust-up.
Bevan snaps a great left foot goal.
Mark Williams executes a brilliant foot pass to Hewett who sets up Pierson for a simple goal.
Saywell kicks a great left foot snap for goal.
|Over 6 minutes of highlights from this game which was played at Adelaide Oval.|
Barry Stringer snaps a great goal, aided by the bounce of the ball.
Rodney Robran sets up Hopeman for a goal.
Hately kicks a great goal on the run from 40 metres; "if it goes through he's my favourite for the Seiko!"
Cox passes to Young who kicks a goal from 40 metres, "he's a beautiful kick David Young, and through it goes!"
Jaworski picks up the ball, bounces 3 times a kicks a great goal.
Andrew Bennett takes a strong mark and gets 15 metres.
Cloke takes a great mark at centre half-back "he was impassable in the first quarter..."
Bennett and Smith have a punch-up.
Cloke kicks long and it comes of hands to Barrie Robran who hand passes brilliantly to a Dosna who kicks a goal.
Stringer, Cloke and Hinds take more strong marks.
Jaworski kicks another one on the run; "well done Jaworski!"
Rodney Robran kicks a superb goal on the run, deep in the pocket; "a magic goal!
Dosna snaps a brilliant goal, his 5th for the match!
Over 5 minutes of highlights from this game played at Unley Oval.
|Over 7 minutes of highlights from this game which was played at Glenelg Oval. This was Roger Woodcock's 150th game for Norwood.|
Dillon snaps a goal; "there is another one with arthritis, but there is nothing wrong with those legs as he snaps it through on that occasion."
Anderson takes a strong mark "what a leap this bloke's got."
Gallagher to Seekamp to Rosser who kicks one for over 50 metres; "magic goal!"
Johnston takes a strong over head mark; "I like the look of this boy!"
Pollard picks up the ball, kicks in front of Voight, who picks it up "good control!" and handballs to Hodgeman who puts it beautifully out in front of Phillis; "Plaaaaaayed!"
Hodgeman snaps one from well inside the centre square after receiving the ball from Caldwell.
Hodgeman takes a great mark, diving forward.
Rady kicks a great set-shot goal from the boundary line at half-forward.
Voight snaps one from his left boot, then Phillis gets physical "Oh bang, DID HE WHACK HIM!"
It is Caldwell's turn to kick one from well inside the centre square; "there's the goal of the day!"
Voight hits Dunstan high, then pretends to get one back!
Seekamp kicks a long goal on the run.
Anderson takes 4 bounces and then puts one over-the-top to Hodgeman for an easy goal.
Woodcock puts the ball into the square to allow Jenkins to kick a goal.
Rosser kicks a great goal on the run.
Dillon takes a "great mark" in the scoreboard pocket. As he lines up for goal the siren sounds, several seconds later he plays on and kicks a goal! Umpire Bennett allows it!
Ross Dillon kicks his 7th goal "using his arthritic ankle."
|Close to 7 minutes of highlights from this game which was played at Richmond Oval.|
Grimwood kicks a great goal on the run from the pocket.
Nicholls snaps one for Woodville.
Phil Maylin boots one from long range on the run; "good football Phil Maylin, straight through for a goal!"
Humphries takes a mark and the ball deflates and has to be replaced!
Dexter Kennedy takes a great mark from behind.
Donaldson kicks a long goal from a set-shot.
"That's a courageous mark taken there by Meuret!"
Maylin picks up a lose ball brilliantly, swings around and kicks long to Geradi, who hand passes over to Mulvahill who kicks an easy goal.
Gurney takes a strong contested mark in the goal square.
Kennedy takes another mark in the goal square.
Mulvahill is gifted another goal.
Loveday boots long to Gurney who takes another mark.
Darryl Hewett kicks long to half-forward to brother Glynn Hewett who comes from behind the pack to mark brilliantly.
Stemper kicks long to McVicar who marks strongly in the goal square.
Mueret kicks long to Gurney who takes yet another mark in the goal square.
A string of handballs finds Nicholls on the run 30 metres out and he kicks truly
|Almost 10 minutes of highlights from this match.|
An unnamed West player kicks a brilliant "bannana ball" goal from a set-shot on an impossible angle; "who said West Adelaide can't play skilled football!"
Buckley swoops on a lose ball and snaps a great goal on the run.
Ray Hayes kicks long to the square, the ball comes off hands and Buckley grabs it and boots another goal.
"Dexter Kennedy over the top, what a magnificent mark!"
Norwood go coast-to-coast and Dillon is on the end of a string of possessions and dribbles through a goal; "it was an awkward kick but it's got the end result!"
Grimwood gathers, spins around and executes a brilliant pass by foot to West captain Bob Loveday, who marks 30 metres out from goal.
Nicholson wins the ball in the centre and drop kicks to Dillon who takes a great mark at centre half-forward; "plaaaaayed Dillon, good mark Dillon!"
"THIELE, A GREAT MARK, A BEAUTY!"
Mueret taps a ball in front of Buckley who picks it up and kicks an easy goal.
Dunstan kicks long to Olsen who can't complete a contested mark, he crumbs the ball and kicks a goal from 30 metres out.
Buckley picks the ball up near the boundary in the pocket, swings around a kicks a great goal off his left boot; "4 goals 2 from a half forward flank!"
Grimwood snaps a brilliant solo goal; "plaaaaaayed Grimwood! A magnificant performance!"
Craig roves the ball in the pocket and kicks a goal from a tight angle; "be an incredible goal if he got it, HE'S GOT IT!"
Grimwood takes a screamer; "GRIMWOOD! How do you do that!"
Michaelaney gets the sit and takes a good mark in the goal square.
Dillon takes a "beauty", 30 metres out.
|Almost 12 minutes of highlights from this game.|
Petingal crumbs a lose ball and kicks a goal; "clever football!"
Woodcock snaps over his shoulder with his left for a great goal; "there is a magic goal!"
Dunstand handballs to Seekamp who runs in from the pocket and kicks truly; "what a goal!"
Petingal comes off the ground on a stretcher, Greenslade has an arm injury, and also comes off.
Barton soccers a goal "from point blank range."
Gallagher picks up a lose ball and runs into goal.
Bagshaw receives some "attention" from Kerley; "Norwood are going stupid!"
Davies handballs cleverly over the top to Nunan, standing on his own close to gaol, he calmly slots it through; "well done Nunan!"
Olsen snaps brilliantly with his right for a goal.
John Wynn is involved in some "rough, tough stuff."
Wynn gives Lauder one to go on with and gets some attention from the umpire.
Nunan passes to Burgan who kicks truly.
Fight breaks out between Howard and Thiele.
Howard hand passes brilliantly whilst on his knees to Klomp who quickly gives it to Casey who kicks a goal "at the moment Sturt are steam-rolling Norwood and look good!"
Nunan does the one-two with Barton, has a bounce and kicks a goal from 40 metres.
Another fight involving Wynn!
Kerley hits Graham high and then gets one from Davies for his troubles; "both of those free kicks go unnoticed..."
Dunstan snaps accurately with his left.
Dillon sets up Olsen who kicks accurately.
Barton kicks one on the run from 20 metres.
Graham picks up the ball in the centre square, has a bounce and kicks a brilliant goal; "IT'S A GOAL! WHAT A TREMENDOUS GOAL!"
Nunan hand passes cleverly to Graham who runs into an open goal; "Sturt have won it!"
|Over 8 minutes of highlights from this game.|
Caldwell sets up Marker who kicks accurately from 30.
Rebbick picks up a misdirected Hodgeman kick and snaps truly.
Gerlach kicks accurately with his left on the run; "beauty!"
Cornes handballs "magnificently" to Carey who run around onto his left and snaps accurately.
Evans handballs to Granger who handballs over-the-top to Cahill who kicks a goal.
Caldwell takes possession 35 metres out, steadies and then kicks a goal.
Darryl Cahill picks up a lose ball and kicks accurately from 30 metres.
Ebert kicks with his left boot from well inside the centre square, it bounces just past a pack of players and dribbles through for a goal, must have travelled a good 70 metres! "How do you like that? That will lift them!"
Gerlach takes a great overhead mark in front of goal.
Fred Phillis starts a fight whilst play is allowed to continue, Gerlach ends up with a mark 20 metres out in front of goal.
Wayne Phillis throws a massive haymaker at Cunningham, sparking a brawl; "Bang! how do ya like that!"
Ebert executes a brilliant, left foot pass to a leading Gerlach who marks strongly overhead.
Porplycia snaps an impossible goal with his left, deep in the pocket, next to the boundary line from over 30 metres; "INCREDIBLE GOAL!"
Ebert finds Gerlach again.
Rebbick hits Fred Phillis on the chest with a lovely pass.
Ebert takes two magnificent marks; "Russell Ebert! Look at that!"
Light handballs to Porpylcia who handballs to Phillips who kicks an easy goal.
Light picks up a hurried clearing kick from Carey and kicks truly from 25 metres.
Holst marks strongly in the goal square, but the game is over now; "it's a cake-walk here at Football Park."
Fred Phillis kicks his 94th goal of the season from a set shot as the final siren sounds.
Channel 9 "Marks of the Day" from 1976. They run in this order:
|Channel 9 "Marks of the Day" from 1976. They run in this order:|
1. Ebert (Port)
2. Kerley (Norwood)
3. Raggatt (Torrens)
4. Muller (North)
5. Cornes (Glenelg)
6. Whelan (Sturt)
7. J. Roberts (Woodville))
8. Craig (Norwood)
9. Cochrane (Central)
11. Gerlach (Port)
12. Michaelaney (Norward)
13. Hayes (West)
14. Taylor (Norwood)
15. MacFarlane (Glenelg)
16. Boehm (Central)
17. Greenslade (Sturt)
18. Mobbs (Central)
19. Schultz (South)
20. Davies (Sturt)
21. Dillon (Norwood)
22. Kennedy (West)
23. Grimwood (West)
24. Klomp (Sturt)
25. F. Phillis (Glenelg)
26. Woite (Port)
1976 Channel 9 plays of the day. They run in this order:
|Series of interviews and analysis conducted after this game. Umpires Robin Bennett and Peter Mead are interviewed as are players David Holst, Graham Cornes and Fred Phillis. The undoubted highlight is Graham Cornes' shirt.|
|Bob Loveday captained West Adelaide for 7 years and played 263 games. This clip is taken from his final game for The Bloods.|
|Silent footage from this game at Footy Park.|
|Silent footage from this game at Footy Park.|
|Silent footage of Norwood coach Bob Hammond during the quarter time break during the First SemiFinal v South at Footy Park, 1979.|
|Silent footage of South coach Hadyn Bunton during the quarter time break, First Semi Final v Norwood Footy Park, 1979.|