Famous Grand Finals

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timokane

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Oct 2, 2018
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Theres a few that come to mind they are:
1910 grand final Collingwood only win over the Blues in a GF Yes Collingwood has beaten Carlton in a GF
1927-1930 the 4 in a row for Collingwood yet to be broken let alone equalled
1948 first drawn GF between Essendon and Melbourne
1958 broke up Melbournes run of flags. Collingwood was the only one to stop the 4 in a row. Had it not been a Pies win Dees would have won 6 in a row.
1966 Saints 1 point win over Collingwood and their first and only flag
1970 the come back of the Blues and Jezzas mark at this point was the beginning of the enemy rivalvy between Collingwood and Carlton it marked the start of it
1977 another drawn GF v North
1979 That Wayne Harmes was it in or was it out punch ball to Tom Hopkins to win the game another Blues win over the pies in the gf
1980 KB
1989 probably the first of the classic gf that 2 powerhouses locking horns Hawks and Cats was a cracker
1990 The riot afterwards still been taked about to this day everyone knows 1990
1991 Waverley GF was the first real wow factor of been not at the MCG
1993 baby bombers
1996 Swans dought breaker
2000 Was essendons year from round 1
2004 Power stopped Brisbanes 4 in a row
2008 sparked the modern day rivalry hawks v cats
2010 last drawn gf ever
2016 dogs drought breaker
 

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HairyO

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Jul 13, 2015
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when I think famous grand finals 1910 doesn't quite spring to the front of my mind
Nor any of the 7 Grand Finals played between 1927 and 1930 - when Collingwood had a rule that allowed them to challenge the winner of the Grand Final, or demand a do-over and ignore the result of the Grand Final and play it again.

He also didnt find Hawthorn's 3-peat in the modern era, or Richmond winning the 1st Grand Final held outside of Victoria.
 

Toump Ass

The Big Deal
Jun 14, 2015
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2020 was a garbage grand final.

It took Richmond a little while to adjust to Vlaustin being knocked out, combined with the shortened quarters the scores looked closer than it was at half-time.
Third quarter Dangerflog hides in the forward pocket while Richmond's midfield goes ballistic and the game is over.

The game sucked and the result was never in doubt.
 

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Blackhawk42

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Feb 5, 2018
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Theres a few that come to mind they are:
1910 grand final Collingwood only win over the Blues in a GF Yes Collingwood has beaten Carlton in a GF
1927-1930 the 4 in a row for Collingwood yet to be broken let alone equalled
1948 first drawn GF between Essendon and Melbourne
1958 broke up Melbournes run of flags. Collingwood was the only one to stop the 4 in a row. Had it not been a Pies win Dees would have won 6 in a row.
1966 Saints 1 point win over Collingwood and their first and only flag
1970 the come back of the Blues and Jezzas mark at this point was the beginning of the enemy rivalvy between Collingwood and Carlton it marked the start of it
1977 another drawn GF v North
1979 That Wayne Harmes was it in or was it out punch ball to Tom Hopkins to win the game another Blues win over the pies in the gf
1980 KB
1989 probably the first of the classic gf that 2 powerhouses locking horns Hawks and Cats was a cracker
1990 The riot afterwards still been taked about to this day everyone knows 1990
1991 Waverley GF was the first real wow factor of been not at the MCG
1993 baby bombers
1996 Swans dought breaker
2000 Was essendons year from round 1
2004 Power stopped Brisbanes 4 in a row
2008 sparked the modern day rivalry hawks v cats
2010 last drawn gf ever
2016 dogs drought breaker
Not surprised you skipped 2018...
 

footyfan1978

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Aug 27, 2014
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Can grand finals be so famous that they are in-famous?
The Bloodbath grand final is infamous.
Think the 1910 one is too for a scandal of Carlton's players bribed to lose at the time but because it from so long ago and people that lived in those eras long gone we not know much about it.
 

WN123

Club Legend
Mar 5, 2008
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Essendon
To me it’s the iconic moments which make a Grand Final memorable. Ones that come to mind.

1970 Carltons comeback and Jesalenko you beauty the mark.

1977 Grand Final draw. The first Grand Final to be televised live in Melbourne finished with Twiggy Dunnes huge pack mark and goal at the 32 minute mark to draw the game.

1979 Wayne Harmes tap in from the boundary.

1984 Essendon last quarter comeback and Leon Bakers blind turn and goal to put Essendon in front.

1989 Mark Yeates hit on Dermot, Dermot spitting blood then moments later mark and goal.

1993 Michael Longs run and goal with Silvagni claiming touched.

2005 Leo Barry you star. Match saving mark.

2008 Stuart Dews heroics in the third to break open the game. Two goals. Two assists in less than five minutes.

2010 Grand Final draw. Brendan Goddards Mark and the Stephen Milne bounce.

2018 Dom Sheed match winning goal.
 

Liam Boy

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Oct 12, 2008
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2005 was the swans drought breaker. 96 we lost to North
well, it broke the "making a grand final" drought. had to get that one out of the way first. as far as famous moments in that game it's hard to go past glenn freeborn's second quarter, and the awarding of the only gold premiership cup.
 

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