Special Sub-Topic: Know Aussie Rules eh?
|Which two teams played in the match with the highest aggregate score?|
Melbourne v. St.Kilda. With a total of 345 points scored the Saints won 31.18 (204) to Melbourne's 21.15 (141) in round 6 1978.
|Which two teams played in the match with the lowest aggregate score when they scored 22 points between them?|
Melbourne v. Essendon. With only 22 points scored all up the Dons defeated the Dees 1.8 (14) to 0.8 (8) in an 1897 final.
|What was the highest point total in a game combined?|
345. With a total of 345 points scored the Saints won 31.18 (204) to Melbourne's 21.15 (141) in round 6 1978.
|Who was the first player to kick over 50 goals in a season?|
Albert Thurgood. Yep .. the Don's "Albert the great". Lee did it first in the VFL but Thurgood achieved that feat before 1897 when the VFL started.
|Which son made his senior level debut only two years after his father retired?|
Bert Rankin & Rankin. When Ted Rankin retired from the Cats in 1910 his son Bert came along just two years afterwards.
|Who passed the ball to Tony Lockett for his 1298th goal?|
Daniel McPherson. On the day he kicked the big one his first goal came from a great pass from Macca and he converted from the pocket.
|How many games did wingman Greg Anderson play for Essendon?|
103. A game winner he was ...
|Which SANFL club did Greg Anderson take over coaching in 2000?|
South Adelaide. In his first two seasons he took the club to 7th in 2000 and 6th and 2001.
|In what year did John Coleman begin coaching at the Bombers?|
1961 & 61. He had success in 1962 and 1965 and retired from coaching in 1967.
|What was the name of the best player of the year before it was called the Brownlow Medal?|
"Champion of the season". Before "Champion of the season" it was "Champion of the colony".
|In what year did the experiment of having a cross bar and no behind posts take part?|
1896. Wouldn't have worked too well.
|Who did Jeff Farmer pass to with his 1000th kick in the AFL?|
Dale Kickett. With the "Wiz's" 1000th kick he hit the much-travelled Kickett in the pocket in the first quarter of Dale's last ever match against The Power. Kickett converted and gave the Dockers the lead but Port came storming back and won easily.
|In what year was the 15 yard penalty introduced?|
1955 & 55. I'll bet Bucky was happy and Dublin Jim was angry!
|Who won the 1955 Brownlow Medal?|
Fred Goldsmith & goldsmith. From Souths.
|A difficult one: who umpired the first ever match, between Scotch College and Melbourne Grammar?|
Tom Wills. Tom Wills was one of the original creators of the game and played cricket for Victoria in the mid-1800s.
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