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1969 VFL Grand Final
Grand final of the 1969 Victorian Football League season
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9 1969 VFL season
The 1969 Victorian Football League season was the 73rd season of the elite Australian rules football competition.More
10 1968 VFL Grand Final
The 1968 VFL Grand Final was an Australian rules football game contested between the Carlton Football Club and Essendon Football Club, held at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Saturday, 28 September 1968. It was the 72nd annual Grand Final of the Victorian Football League, staged to determine the premiers for the 1968 VFL season. The match, attended by a record crowd of 116,828 spectators, was won by Carlton by a margin of 3 points, making it that club's tenth premiership victory, but its first since winning the 1947 VFL Grand Final.More
Richmond had only qualified for the finals on percentage and were underdogs coming into the game, with Carlton being the reigning premiers.
The game's attendance of 119,165 represented the most spectators to have witnessed a premiership decider in VFL Grand Final history, breaking the record of 116,828 spectators who witnessed the 1968 VFL Grand Final. The record was subsequently broken again in the 1970 VFL Grand Final.
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1 1970 VFL Grand Final
The 1970 VFL Grand Final was an Australian rules football game contested between the Carlton Football Club and Collingwood Football Club, held at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) on 26 September 1970. It was the 74th annual Grand Final of the Victorian Football League, staged to determine the premiers for the 1970 VFL season. The match was won by Carlton by a margin of 10 points, marking that club's 10th premiership victory.More
Richmond won their second premiership in three years, defeating Carlton by 25 points. The Blues led by four points at three-quarter but were held to two points in the last quarter.
The Official statistical history of the AFL 2004
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