Winning in Wyche – Part 4: Shaking up the finals

Sean Mortell continues his series on the Wycheproof Under 16s of 1969 with this account of the Grand Final.

1969 SANFL Grand Final – Sturt v Glenelg: A Greenslide

Swish has uncovered a copy of the 1969 SANFL GF Souvenir Football Budget – while of course filled with the ins and outs of the big game (notably one Royce Hart), read on to discover mentions of PNG, Fruita, Four Corners after Rolf Harris and much much more…

Video review: Hawks of 1969

With the Hawks currently firming into Premiership favoritism, I thought it was an opportune time to recall the club’s era at the diminutive Glenferrie Oval. This clip from 1969 is one of the very few available of the Linda Crescent ground affectionately termed as the ‘sardine-can’. Note the famous outer area below the railway line [Read more]

Rout of the Blues

Collingwood’s 50 Most Sensational Games Round 4 1969 Collingwood   5.3.33     9.8.62   21.13.139   23.15.153 Carlton            6.5.41   10.7.67       10.9.69     13.11.89 VENUE: Princes Park DATE: Saturday 26 April CROWD: 39,120 UMPIRE: Sleeth