|Venue: Victoria Park||Date: Saturday June 5, 1954|
|Result: Lose by 9 points||Umpire: Barbour||Crowd: 40,000|
|Goalkickers: J.Howell 3, K.Warbuton 3, J.Mills 2, J.Chick 1, B.Milroy 1.|
|Reports: Laurie Kerr (Throwing the ball away?) - Not Guilty||Injuries: M.Wenn (slight concussion) replaced by J.Spencer at half time.|
Laurie Kerr was reported by Boundary Umpire Hicks for throwing the ball away after a free kick had been paid. Field Umpire Barbour said he could not recall the incident. Kerr told the tribunal had he hit the ball with the butt of his hand after he was tackled.
This Is How Our Football Fans Put Up With Discomfort!Harry Peterson a Coburg councillor attended the match and wrote to the Sporting Globe (June 09) about his experience in the outer and comparisons with overseas sporting events.
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|B:||15 Bruce Comben||25 George Ferry||37 Bernie Moran|
|HB:||30 George Stafford||33 Peter Webster||16 John Brown|
|C:||34 A. Max Thomas||21 Ron Robertson||11 Laurie Kerr|
|HF:||10 John James||18 Max Wenn||23 John Chick|
|F:||5 Gerald Burke||13 Jack Howell (vc)||7 Keith Warburton|
|Ruck:||2 Bill Milroy||1 Ken Hands (c)||9 Jack Mills|
|Res:||31 Brian Molony||32 Jack Spencer|
Round 7 | Round 9