1982 VFL season

Last updated

1982 VFL Premiership season
Teams12
Premiers Carlton
(14th premiership)
Minor premiers Richmond
(8th minor premiership)
Night series Swans
(1st Night series win)
Matches played138
Attendance3,681,556 (26,678 per match)
Highest attendance107,536
Coleman Medallist Malcolm Blight
North Melbourne (94 goals)
Brownlow Medallist Brian Wilson
Melbourne (23 votes)
  1981
1983  

The 1982 Victorian Football League season was the 86th season of the elite Australian rules football competition. This season commenced on 20 March 1982 and concluded on 25 September 1982 with Carlton defeating Richmond in the Grand Final to win its second consecutive premiership.

Contents

The season was the first in which the VFL established a permanent interstate presence, with the South Melbourne Football Club moving all of its home games to Sydney, New South Wales, ultimately becoming known as the Sydney Swans.

Night series

The Swans defeated North Melbourne 13.12 (90) to 8.10 (58) in the final.

Premiership season

Round 1

Round 1
Saturday, 27 March (2:10 pm) Carlton 16.17 (113)drew with Fitzroy 17.11 (113) Princes Park (crowd: 26,669)
Saturday, 27 March (2:10 pm) Collingwood 7.16 (58)def. by Geelong 21.20 (146) Waverley Park (crowd: 53,549)
Saturday, 27 March (2:10 pm) Essendon 29.16 (190)def. Footscray 11.15 (81) Windy Hill (crowd: 26,456)
Saturday, 27 March (2:10 pm) St Kilda 12.16 (88)def. by Hawthorn 17.17 (119) Moorabbin Oval (crowd: 19,719)
Saturday, 27 March (2:10 pm) Richmond 18.14 (122)def. North Melbourne 15.14 (104) MCG (crowd: 38,864)
Sunday, 28 March (2:10 pm) Swans 20.17 (137)def. Melbourne 16.12 (108) SCG (crowd: 15,764)

Round 2

Home teamHome team scoreAway teamAway team scoreVenueCrowdDate
Richmond 20.10 (130) Fitzroy 13.11 (89) VFL Park 38,68620 March 1982
North Melbourne 24.13 (157) Swans 16.21 (117) Arden Street Oval 12,8553 April 1982
Melbourne 20.26 (146) St Kilda 16.10 (106) MCG 25,3673 April 1982
Hawthorn 13.19 (97) Geelong 11.12 (78) Princes Park 14,9803 April 1982
Footscray 14.8 (92) Collingwood 15.14 (104) Western Oval 27,2663 April 1982
Essendon 13.13 (91) Carlton 8.17 (65) VFL Park 60,1203 April 1982

Round 3

Home teamHome team scoreAway teamAway team scoreVenueCrowdDate
St Kilda 17.14 (116) Swans 20.22 (142) Moorabbin Oval 17,81110 April 1982
Collingwood 13.16 (94) Carlton 20.8 (128) Victoria Park 36,05310 April 1982
Hawthorn 28.26 (194) Footscray 7.9 (51) VFL Park 22,20912 April 1982
Geelong 21.12 (138) Melbourne 5.16 (46) Kardinia Park 24,67212 April 1982
Fitzroy 14.16 (100) North Melbourne 25.14 (164) Junction Oval 21,86810 April 1982
Richmond 25.22 (172) Essendon 16.14 (110) MCG 90,56412 April 1982

Round 4

Home teamHome team scoreAway teamAway team scoreVenueCrowdDate
Essendon 12.19 (91) North Melbourne 14.24 (108) Windy Hill 27,18317 April 1982
Carlton 21.22 (148) Hawthorn 12.15 (87) Princes Park 29,69817 April 1982
St Kilda 16.9 (105) Geelong 13.14 (92) Moorabbin Oval 17,14817 April 1982
Melbourne 19.12 (126) Footscray 19.19 (133) MCG 19,83217 April 1982
Richmond 15.17 (107) Collingwood 10.15 (75) VFL Park 59,47217 April 1982
Swans 24.18 (162) Fitzroy 14.22 (106) SCG 13,61718 April 1982

Round 5

Home teamHome team scoreAway teamAway team scoreVenueCrowdDate
Hawthorn 13.22 (100) Richmond 10.22 (82) Princes Park 20,11024 April 1982
Geelong 12.12 (84) Swans 11.16 (82) Kardinia Park 20,77024 April 1982
Footscray 15.20 (110) St Kilda 20.9 (129) Western Oval 18,52624 April 1982
Fitzroy 18.19 (127) Essendon 15.12 (102) Junction Oval 18,26824 April 1982
North Melbourne 19.22 (136) Collingwood 18.11 (119) Arden Street Oval 23,40524 April 1982
Carlton 9.22 (76) Melbourne 9.12 (66) VFL Park 26,95024 April 1982

Round 6

Home teamHome team scoreAway teamAway team scoreVenueCrowdDate
Collingwood 13.10 (88) Fitzroy 12.19 (91) Victoria Park 27,0521 May 1982
Richmond 18.8 (116) Melbourne 15.16 (106) MCG 31,4381 May 1982
Geelong 17.20 (122) Footscray 7.22 (64) Kardinia Park 18,7911 May 1982
St Kilda 11.14 (80) Carlton 16.22 (118) Moorabbin Oval 26,1851 May 1982
Hawthorn 19.21 (135) North Melbourne 15.11 (101) VFL Park 34,9211 May 1982
Swans 15.21 (111) Essendon 18.9 (117) SCG 15,4612 May 1982

Round 7

Home teamHome team scoreAway teamAway team scoreVenueCrowdDate
Melbourne 22.11 (143) North Melbourne 28.12 (180) MCG 25,7048 May 1982
Footscray 15.20 (110) Swans 20.11 (131) Western Oval 11,4878 May 1982
Fitzroy 19.15 (129) Hawthorn 17.15 (117) Junction Oval 14,6758 May 1982
Carlton 15.20 (110) Geelong 7.7 (49) Princes Park 28,7368 May 1982
Essendon 17.20 (122) Collingwood 9.13 (67) Windy Hill 25,5108 May 1982
Richmond 21.14 (140) St Kilda 17.12 (114) VFL Park 33,2228 May 1982

Round 8

Home teamHome team scoreAway teamAway team scoreVenueCrowdDate
North Melbourne 23.18 (156) St Kilda 6.16 (52) Arden Street Oval 16,25815 May 1982
Geelong 12.15 (87) Richmond 11.23 (89) Kardinia Park 28,40315 May 1982
Hawthorn 15.15 (105) Essendon 16.15 (111) Princes Park 26,86515 May 1982
Footscray 11.11 (77) Carlton 14.22 (106) Western Oval 17,90315 May 1982
Melbourne 25.14 (164) Fitzroy 13.21 (99) VFL Park 25,85615 May 1982
Swans 15.25 (115) Collingwood 13.19 (97) SCG 20,90516 May 1982

Round 9

Home teamHome team scoreAway teamAway team scoreVenueCrowdDate
Essendon 19.19 (133) Melbourne 12.13 (85) Windy Hill 22,40322 May 1982
Collingwood 13.14 (92) Hawthorn 17.12 (114) Victoria Park 24,90422 May 1982
Carlton 27.23 (185) Swans 12.11 (83) Princes Park 23,95422 May 1982
Richmond 21.13 (139) Footscray 14.14 (98) MCG 22,49322 May 1982
St Kilda 16.19 (115) Fitzroy 25.12 (162) Moorabbin Oval 15,14022 May 1982
Geelong 15.19 (109) North Melbourne 9.9 (63) VFL Park 25,23722 May 1982

Round 10

Home teamHome team scoreAway teamAway team scoreVenueCrowdDate
Footscray 15.10 (100) North Melbourne 23.20 (158) Western Oval 15,68629 May 1982
Fitzroy 25.11 (161) Geelong 19.18 (132) Junction Oval 16,25629 May 1982
Carlton 18.16 (124) Richmond 16.11 (107) Princes Park 35,26129 May 1982
Melbourne 16.24 (120) Collingwood 17.11 (113) MCG 52,16929 May 1982
Essendon 22.17 (149) St Kilda 18.11 (119) VFL Park 37,73629 May 1982
Swans 15.13 (103) Hawthorn 24.13 (157) SCG 15,42030 May 1982

Round 11

Home teamHome team scoreAway teamAway team scoreVenueCrowdDate
Richmond 20.14 (134) Swans 18.25 (133) MCG 28,2165 June 1982
Hawthorn 26.22 (178) Melbourne 14.15 (99) Princes Park 14,0875 June 1982
Collingwood 26.16 (172) St Kilda 21.10 (136) Victoria Park 26,6575 June 1982
Geelong 10.11 (71) Essendon 17.9 (111) Kardinia Park 29,8845 June 1982
North Melbourne 13.18 (96) Carlton 15.15 (105) Arden Street Oval 26,2065 June 1982
Fitzroy 23.22 (160) Footscray 16.12 (108) VFL Park 13,9085 June 1982

Round 12

Home teamHome team scoreAway teamAway team scoreVenueCrowdDate
Richmond 23.18 (156) Fitzroy 17.16 (118) MCG 43,47412 June 1982
Hawthorn 17.10 (112) Geelong 6.17 (53) VFL Park 38,08612 June 1982
St Kilda 14.11 (95) Melbourne 19.24 (138) Moorabbin Oval 19,38513 June 1982
Collingwood 24.19 (163) Footscray 14.13 (97) Victoria Park 29,07514 June 1982
Swans 15.15 (105) North Melbourne 16.15 (111) SCG 14,52314 June 1982
Essendon 19.12 (126) Carlton 8.18 (66) Windy Hill 33,80014 June 1982

Round 13

Home teamHome team scoreAway teamAway team scoreVenueCrowdDate
Footscray 16.11 (107) Hawthorn 12.20 (92) Western Oval 10,53019 June 1982
Carlton 12.26 (98) Collingwood 9.17 (71) Princes Park 30,34619 June 1982
Swans 30.19 (199) St Kilda 15.13 (103) SCG 10,03419 June 1982
Melbourne 21.8 (134) Geelong 10.10 (70) MCG 23,36519 June 1982
North Melbourne 13.10 (88) Fitzroy 11.21 (87) Arden Street Oval 16,00019 June 1982
Richmond 12.10 (82) Essendon 10.5 (65) VFL Park 64,31919 June 1982

Round 14

Home teamHome team scoreAway teamAway team scoreVenueCrowdDate
Geelong 17.8 (110) St Kilda 10.3 (63) Kardinia Park 15,10726 June 1982
Fitzroy 16.16 (112) Swans 20.13 (133) Junction Oval 12,30026 June 1982
Collingwood 10.12 (72) Richmond 13.16 (94) Victoria Park 25,40926 June 1982
Hawthorn 17.14 (116) Carlton 12.10 (82) Princes Park 23,35426 June 1982
Melbourne 13.16 (94) Footscray 14.8 (92) VFL Park 18,94726 June 1982
Essendon 15.15 (105) North Melbourne 14.13 (97) MCG 47,65626 June 1982

Round 15

Home teamHome team scoreAway teamAway team scoreVenueCrowdDate
Essendon 21.13 (139) Fitzroy 7.12 (54) Windy Hill 20,0593 July 1982
Carlton 18.20 (128) Melbourne 16.15 (111) Princes Park 21,8713 July 1982
Richmond 17.14 (116) Hawthorn 22.14 (146) MCG 48,3383 July 1982
Swans 18.18 (126) Geelong 12.15 (87) SCG 12,2213 July 1982
St Kilda 20.11 (131) Footscray 18.12 (120) Moorabbin Oval 15,9583 July 1982
North Melbourne 16.13 (109) Collingwood 13.11 (89) VFL Park 32,8123 July 1982

Round 16

Home teamHome team scoreAway teamAway team scoreVenueCrowdDate
Hawthorn 32.14 (206) North Melbourne 15.22 (112) Princes Park 18,76010 July 1982
Footscray 25.7 (157) Geelong 17.13 (115) Western Oval 14,00410 July 1982
Carlton 21.13 (139) St Kilda 9.9 (63) VFL Park 27,82910 July 1982
Melbourne 9.18 (72) Richmond 23.9 (147) MCG 36,16117 July 1982
Essendon 12.10 (82) Swans 17.13 (115) Windy Hill 22,27817 July 1982
Fitzroy 10.24 (84) Collingwood 9.10 (64) VFL Park 26,10517 July 1982

Round 17

Home teamHome team scoreAway teamAway team scoreVenueCrowdDate
Richmond 28.17 (185) St Kilda 14.18 (102) MCG 22,74924 July 1982
Collingwood 15.18 (108) Essendon 17.17 (119) Victoria Park 24,48724 July 1982
North Melbourne 22.14 (146) Melbourne 16.17 (113) Arden Street Oval 10,88724 July 1982
Geelong 16.19 (115) Carlton 11.9 (75) Kardinia Park 19,89224 July 1982
Fitzroy 27.8 (170) Hawthorn 18.15 (123) VFL Park 24,76024 July 1982
Swans 14.27 (111) Footscray 15.8 (98) SCG 11,28925 July 1982

Round 18

Home teamHome team scoreAway teamAway team scoreVenueCrowdDate
Essendon 12.10 (82) Hawthorn 15.10 (100) Windy Hill 22,99131 July 1982
Collingwood 12.13 (85) Swans 13.12 (90) Victoria Park 20,63631 July 1982
Carlton 30.21 (201) Footscray 10.12 (72) Princes Park 17,51431 July 1982
St Kilda 14.12 (96) North Melbourne 22.18 (150) Moorabbin Oval 10,95531 July 1982
Melbourne 13.15 (93) Fitzroy 24.19 (163) MCG 18,64931 July 1982
Richmond 24.19 (163) Geelong 11.13 (79) VFL Park 23,23731 July 1982

Round 19

Home teamHome team scoreAway teamAway team scoreVenueCrowdDate
Footscray 7.8 (50) Richmond 16.16 (112) Western Oval 16,2597 August 1982
Fitzroy 21.16 (142) St Kilda 11.12 (78) Junction Oval 9,9877 August 1982
North Melbourne 22.18 (150) Geelong 11.16 (82) Arden Street Oval 11,6347 August 1982
Hawthorn 20.20 (140) Collingwood 16.22 (118) Princes Park 18,6997 August 1982
Essendon 20.17 (137) Melbourne 14.17 (101) VFL Park 28,3797 August 1982
Swans 15.16 (106) Carlton 9.18 (72) SCG 25,6018 August 1982

Round 20

Home teamHome team scoreAway teamAway team scoreVenueCrowdDate
Hawthorn 18.18 (126) Swans 8.14 (62) Princes Park 15,74314 August 1982
Collingwood 17.12 (114) Melbourne 25.18 (168) Victoria Park 20,70214 August 1982
Geelong 5.18 (48) Fitzroy 15.15 (105) Kardinia Park 14,59714 August 1982
St Kilda 10.16 (76) Essendon 13.12 (90) Moorabbin Oval 15,70514 August 1982
Richmond 9.10 (64) Carlton 13.14 (92) MCG 71,20314 August 1982
North Melbourne 17.16 (118) Footscray 16.8 (104) VFL Park 11,13314 August 1982

Round 21

Home teamHome team scoreAway teamAway team scoreVenueCrowdDate
Fitzroy 19.17 (131) Footscray 12.11 (83) Junction Oval 8,28021 August 1982
Essendon 14.12 (96) Geelong 12.13 (85) Windy Hill 17,58721 August 1982
Carlton 26.24 (180) North Melbourne 17.8 (110) Princes Park 28,30921 August 1982
Melbourne 14.8 (92) Hawthorn 14.19 (103) MCG 26,04921 August 1982
St Kilda 22.16 (148) Collingwood 16.16 (112) VFL Park 25,81621 August 1982
Swans 16.14 (110) Richmond 19.13 (127) SCG 21,08322 August 1982

Round 22

Home teamHome team scoreAway teamAway team scoreVenueCrowdDate
North Melbourne 11.13 (79) Richmond 15.8 (98) Arden Street Oval 19,13528 August 1982
Melbourne 25.13 (163) Swans 22.16 (148) MCG 27,52128 August 1982
Hawthorn 23.23 (161) St Kilda 11.7 (73) Princes Park 13,11628 August 1982
Footscray 9.8 (62) Essendon 32.16 (208) Western Oval 21,57528 August 1982
Geelong 18.13 (121) Collingwood 18.18 (126) Kardinia Park 20,95028 August 1982
Carlton 23.12 (150) Fitzroy 17.9 (111) VFL Park 46,13028 August 1982

Ladder

1982 VFL ladder
PosTeamPldWLDPFPA%Pts
1 Richmond 22184026822125126.272 Finals
2 Hawthorn 22175028282149131.668
3 Carlton (P)22165125612008127.566
4 Essendon 22166025762057125.264
5 North Melbourne 22148026932458109.656
6 Fitzroy 22129126142550102.550
7 Swans [lower-alpha 1] 221210026212537103.348
8 Melbourne 2281402488275290.432
9 Geelong 2271502073229390.428
10 Collingwood 2241802201257585.516
11 St Kilda 2241802188305271.716
12 Footscray 2231902066303568.112
Source: VFL ladder
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) percentage; 3) number of points for.
(P) Premiers.
Notes:
  1. In 1982, Sydney were officially known as the Swans [1]

Finals

Elimination Final

Home teamScoreAway teamScoreVenueAttendanceDate
Essendon 16.19 (115) North Melbourne 19.14 (128) VFL Park 50,537Saturday, 4 September

Qualifying Final

Home teamScoreAway teamScoreVenueAttendanceDate
Hawthorn 16.9 (105) Carlton 25.13 (163) MCG 70,552Saturday, 4 September

Semi Finals

Home teamScoreAway teamScoreVenueAttendanceDate
Hawthorn 24.22 (166) North Melbourne 18.6 (114) MCG 61,729Saturday, 11 September
Richmond 16.17 (113) Carlton 13.12 (90) VFL Park 65,611Saturday, 11 September

Preliminary Final

Home teamScoreAway teamScoreVenueAttendanceDate
Carlton 13.16 (94) Hawthorn 8.16 (63) VFL Park 61,307Saturday, 18 September

Grand Final

Home teamScoreAway teamScoreVenueAttendanceDate
Richmond 12.13 (85) Carlton 14.19 (103) MCG 107,536Saturday, 25 September

See also

Notes

Notable events

Related Research Articles

St Kilda Football Club Australian rules football club

The St Kilda Football Club, nicknamed the Saints, is an Australian rules football club based in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. The club plays in the Australian Football League, the sport's premier league.

The 2006 Australian Football League season was the 110th season of the elite Australian rules football competition and the 17th under the name 'Australian Football League', having switched from 'Victorian Football League' after 1989.

The 1991 Australian Football League season was the 95th season of the elite Australian rules football competition and the 2nd under the name 'Australian Football League', having switched from 'Victorian Football League' after 1989.

The 1995 Australian Football League season was the 99th season of the elite Australian rules football competition and the 6th under the name 'Australian Football League', having switched from 'Victorian Football League' after 1989.

The 1989 Victorian Football League season was the 93rd season of the elite Australian rules football competition. It was also the last season for the competition under its original name as it was renamed the Australian Football League in 1990.

The 1988 Victorian Football League season was the 92nd season of the elite Australian rules football competition. This season commenced in April 1988 and concluded on 24 September 1988, with Hawthorn winning their seventh Premiership in their sixth consecutive Grand Final appearance.

The 1987 Victorian Football League season was the 91st season of the elite Australian rules football competition. Two new clubs joined the competition in 1987, West Coast Eagles and the Brisbane Bears.

The 1986 Victorian Football League season was the 90th season of the elite Australian rules football competition.

The 1985 Victorian Football League season was the 89th season of the elite Australian rules football competition. This season commenced in March 1985 and concluded on 28 September 1985 with Essendon winning their second consecutive premiership in a third consecutive Grand Final against Hawthorn.

The 1984 Victorian Football League season was the 88th season of the elite Australian rules football competition.

The 1983 Victorian Football League season was the 87th season of the elite Australian rules football competition.

The 1962 Victorian Football League season was the 66th season of the elite Australian rules football competition.

The 1964 Victorian Football League season was the 68th season of the elite Australian rules football competition.

The 1969 Victorian Football League season was the 73rd season of the elite Australian rules football competition.

The 1981 Victorian Football League season was the 85th season of the elite Australian rules football competition.

The 1971 Victorian Football League season was the 75th season of the elite Australian rules football competition.

The 1977 Victorian Football League season was the 81st season of the elite Australian rules football competition.

The 2008 Australian Football League season was the 112th season of the elite Australian rules football competition and the 18th under the name 'Australian Football League', having switched from 'Victorian Football League' after 1989. This season commenced on 20 March 2008 and concluded on 27 September 2008. The season consisted of twenty-two rounds of home-and-away matches, and four rounds of finals. The premiership was won by Hawthorn, who beat minor premiers Geelong by 26 points in the 2008 AFL Grand Final.

The 1982 Escort Championships was an Australian rules football knock out tournament held between March and July 1982. The tournament was organised by Australian Football Championships, and was contested by teams from the Victorian Football League, South Australian National Football League and West Australian Football League. The tournament was won by the Swans, who defeated North Melbourne in the Grand Final.

The 1982 VFL season was the 86th season in the Victorian Football League to be contested by the Carlton Football Club.

References

  1. http://www.fullpointsfooty.net/Sydney_part_2.htm
  2. Gerry Carmen (27 September 1982). "Geelong's hat-trick". The Age. Melbourne, VIC. p. 27.
  3. Simunovich, Peter (3 June 1982). "The Swans – officially". The Sun News-Pictorial. Melbourne. p. 67.
  4. Sydney - Part 2 Archived 7 January 2009 at the Wayback Machine Full Points Footy
  5. Simunovich, Peter (17 June 1982). "Victory in VFL's booze battle". The Sun News-Pictorial. Melbourne. p. 76.
  6. Simunovich, Peter (22 July 1982). "VFL: no medals for runners-up". The Sun News-Pictorial (Final ed.). Melbourne. p. 63.
  7. Sheahan, Mike (3 March 1982). "Games Grand Final replay". The Herald (Final ed.). Melbourne. p. 44.
  8. Reed, Ron (7 October 1982). "Grace Gabba the crowd grabba". The Sun News-Pictorial (Final ed.). Melbourne. p. 66.