1913 VFL season


1913 VFL season

Infobox Victorian Football League season
year = 1913


imagesize = 120px
caption = Fitzroy leading goal-kicker Jimmy Freake
clubs = 10
home-and-away season = 18 rounds
premiership team = Fitzroy
count = 5th
minor premiers = Fitzroy
champion of the season = Vic Cumberland
top goal kicker = Roy Park (53)

Results and statistics for the Victorian Football League season of 1913.

Premiership season

In 1913, the VFL competition consisted of ten teams of 18 on-the-field players each, with no "reserves", although any of the 18 players who had left the playing field for any reason could later resume their place on the field at any time during the match.

Each team played each other twice in a home-and-away season of 18 rounds.

Once the 18 round home-and-away season had finished, the 1913 VFL "Premiers" were determined by the specific format and conventions of the amended "Argus" system".

Round 1

Round 2

Round 3

Round 4

Round 5

Round 6

Round 7

Round 8

Round 9

Round 10

Round 11

Round 12

Round 13

Round 14

Round 15

Round 16

Round 17

Round 18

Grand Final

Fitzroy defeated St Kilda 7.14 (56) to 5.13 (43), in front of a crowd of 59479 people. (For an explanation of scoring see Australian rules football).

Ladder

Awards

* The 1913 VFL Premiership team was Fitzroy.
* The VFL's leading goalkicker was Roy Park of University with 53 goals.
* "The Argus" newspaper's "Player of the Year", Vic Cumberland of St Kilda, was declared 1913 Champion of the Season.
* University took the "wooden spoon" in 1913.

Notable Events

* VFL forms an independent tribunal to hear charges against players.
* In the round 14 match against Fitzroy, controversy as VFL Stewards report the wrong man, Essendon follower Bill Walker.
* University Football Club's full-forward Roy Park, only 5"5" (165cm), is selected as the Victorian Interstate team's full-forward, and kicks 53 of University's season total of 115 goals.

References

* Rogers, S. & Brown, A., "Every Game Ever Played: VFL/AFL Results 1897-1997 (Sixth Edition)", Viking Books, (Ringwood), 1998. ISBN 0-670-90809-6
* Ross, J. (ed), "100 Years of Australian Football 1897-1996: The Complete Story of the AFL, All the Big Stories, All the Great Pictures, All the Champions, Every AFL Season Reported", Viking, (Ringwood), 1996. ISBN 0-670-86814-0

External links

* [http://stats.rleague.com/afl/seas/1913.html 1913 Season - AFL Tables]


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