- May 18, 2012
- AFL Club
- North Melbourne
- Other Teams
- Jays, Leafs
The Argus report on the same gameAs for games I wish I’d seen, what I wouldn’t give to see more of that 1950 side. I’ll pick a game slightly at random - round 6 vs * at Arden st in front of 25,000 people. Came from behind at 3/4 time to defeat the powerhouse and eventual premiers *essendon by 15. Spencer kicked 6 for the winners, Coleman 5 for the other team. Foote, Dyson, Jarrard, Pat Kelly, Jock McCorkell in the shinboners' lineup, Reynolds, Hutchison, Bigelow on the other side.
From the match report in The Age
DONS, SAINTS DOWNED - LEADERS DEFEATS LIFT INTEREST North's Great Display - The Age (Melbourne, Vic. : 1854 - 1954) - 29 May 1950North Melbourne's magnificent play on Saturday to explode the myth of Essendon's invincibility and Geelong's great form to swamp the previously unbeaten St. Kilda team have given a fresh stimulus to League interest. ...trove.nla.gov.au
LEADERS CLASH North brilliant in last term - The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) - 29 May 1950
ESSENDON, 1949 premiers and leaders on the premiership ladder, suffered their first defeat in 17 games at the hands of North Melbourne on Saturday. ...
Front page of that evening's Sporting Globe
Essendon And Saints Both Fail Carlton Have Narrow Escape - HIDING FOR ST. KILDA - Sporting Globe (Melbourne, Vic. : 1922 - 1954) - 27 May 1950
Essendon and St. Kilda crashed today. Both had been unbeaten. Geelong outclassed the Saints at Geelong, and Essendon, except for occasional bursts, were ...
And the NM v * match report.
North Melbourne's brilliant victory over the powerful Dons was achieved by a combination that never faltered. The game was packed with thrills and heavy clashes from start to finish. ...
Added bonus for those of us of a certain age: Harry Beitzel was the umpire.