Special Sub-Topic: AFL and VFL #2
|Who was named in the centre in the AFL team of the century?|
Ian Stewart. A triple Brownlow medalist along with Bunton and Skilton.
|Who, after Andrew McLeod, won more than one Norm Smith medal?|
Gary Ayres & Ayres. Part of Hawthorn's golden era of the eighties.
|Which of these grounds was NEVER used as a home ground of Fitzroy?|
Windy Hill. Their home became the Gabba when they moved to Brisbane.
|Who was the first South Australian named as a 'Legend' in the AFL Hall of Fame?|
Barry Robran & Robran & Barrie Robran. At the time, it caused a bit of controversy in Melbourne.
|Who kicked five goals in the 1990 Grand Final?|
Essendon & Essendon Bombers & Bombers. They were convincingly beaten by Collingwood.
|How many games did Dermott Brereton play for Sydney?|
7. After playing 189 games and kicking 427 goals for Hawthorn from 1982 to 1992 (he failed to play a senior game with the Hawks in 1993 due to injury), Brereton crossed to Sydney for one season in 1994, where he played seven matches and booted seven goals. Injury and suspension marred his year with the Swans, however he managed to put his battle wearied body through one more season with Collingwood in 1995, where he played some solid football, notching up 15 games and 30 goals. A flamboyant footballer, Brereton was one of the greatest centre half-forward's of all time, playing in five premierships with Hawthorn. In the late 1990s and early 2000s he became one of the most respected commentators in the game.
|Who was the inaugural captain of the 1991 All-Australian Team?|
|How many games did Grant Thomas serve as an assistant coach in the AFL or VFL, before being appointed caretaker coach of St. Kilda in 2001?|
0. No wonder they are the worst performed team over the past 104 years, with an attitude like that. Malcolm Blight was controversially sacked by Rod Butterss and his best mate Thomas.
|Who won West Coast Eagles best and fairest award in 1987, their first season in the VFL?|
|Who was known as 'Mr. Football'?|
Ted Whitten & Whitten & Ted. An all time great of the game. He was a Centre Half Back - Centre Half Forward who played 321 games for Footscray, kicking 364 goals between 1951 and 1970. He won Footscray's 'Best and Fairest' on five occasions: 1954, 1957-59 and 1961. He coached Footscray from 1957-66 and 1969-71. As a player he participated in their only premiership in 1954 under Captain-Coach Charlie Sutton. Because of his extraordinary skill and all round ability he was dubbed 'Mr Football' by Ron Barrassi, another Legend of the game. After a long battle with prostate cancer he died in 1995.
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