Interesting Questions, Facts and Information
- There are a total of 15 general entries.
Interesting Questions, Facts, and Information
Whitten Oval . The Whitten Oval used to be named the Western Oval until Ted Whitten retired. Since his career had been such a big success the Bulldogs committee decided to change the name of the oval to the Whitten Oval.
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2nd. The Bulldogs competed in the 1954 and the 1961 Grand Finals. They won their first premiership in 1954 and lost their second Grand Final to Hawthorn by 43 points.
|In two consecutive years (1997,1998), the Western Bulldogs got into the Prelimary Finals. They lost both times to which interstate team?||History of the Western Bulldogs
Adelaide Crows. In 1997 the Western Bulldogs lost to Adelaide by only 2 points, even though the dogs had a 31 point lead at half time. In 1998 the Bulldogs once again lost to Adelaide, but this time it was 68 points.
1954. The Bulldogs defeated Melbourne in 1954, for their first VFL premiership. They made their second Grand Final appearance in 1961 but lost to Hawthorn by 43 points.
4th. The Bulldogs finished the season 4th, making them just squeeze into the finals.
Ted Whitten. Ted Whitten was rated as the 2nd best player to ever play footy. Leigh Matthews got first.
1997. The Western Bulldogs were named Footscray Bulldogs before they changed the name in 1997.
1925. The Western Bulldogs (or Footscray then) were established in 1880 but first played in the VFL in 1925. They were a a member of the VFA from 1883 to 1924, and won 9 premierships 1898-99-00, 1908, 1913, 1919-20, 1923-24.
Woofer. Woofer is the proud Bulldogs mascot. The club changed their mascot from the Tricolours (the club colours are red, white and blue), to the Bulldogs in 1938.
Tony Liberatore. Tony Liberatore was a very small but very quick player for the Dogs, and was the 8th Bulldog to win the Brownlow. He retired in July 2002. Scott Wynd won the Brownlow in 1992. The first 7 Bulldogs to win the Brownlow were llan Hopkins 1930, Norm Ware 1941, Peter Box 1956, John Schultz 1960, Gary Dempsey 1975, Kelvin Templeton 1980, and Brad Hardie 1985.
Terry Wallace. Terry Wallace was the coach before Rohde. Wallace had coach the Dogs to two prelim finals which they nearly won. Wallace left the club at the end of the 2002 season.
|The Western Bulldogs used their number 50 pick in the 2003 draft to pick up a guy called Isiah Thompson?||Western Bulldogs
f. Izac Thompson was one of the fittest players on the draft camp, recording a 15.3 in the beep test.
|The Western Bulldogs picked up a ruckman in the trade period. His name is Peter Street, but from which club did he come from?||Western Bulldogs
Geelong. Peter Street is an amazing 208cm tall. The Bulldogs have had trouble finding tall players so he should come in handy?
|The Western Bulldogs took all 4 of their draft picks in the 2003 National draft?||Western Bulldogs
f. They took their first 3 but passed on their 4th. They managed to pick up Adam Cooney and Farren Ray as Picks 1 and 4.
|Which Western Bulldogs player in 2003 wore the number 18 jumper?||Western Bulldogs
Cameron Faulkner. Cameron Faulkner was drafted by the Bulldogs in 2001 National Draft. He was the Bulldogs second pick (17th overall.) He was set to play in the 2003 season, but an injury caused him to sit on the sidelines.