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1978 Little League

1978 Big M Little League Season.


Little League Playing Conditions.
Teams represent each VFL Club under the popular nicknames - "Blues", "Swans", "Tigers" etc. Boys born after 1967 are eligible for this season and each Club must play a minimum of 125 boys each season.

Round 1 - April 1st 1978

Tigers 3.1.19
Blues 2.0.12

Result: Lost by 7 points
Goalkickers: Muscat 1, Quinlan 1
Best: Muscat, Beebles, Castledene



Round 2 - April 8th 1978

Cats
Blues

Result:
Goalkickers:
Best:



Round 3 - April 15th 1978

Demons
Blues

Result:
Goalkickers:
Best:



Round 4 - April 22nd 1978

Bombers 0.0.0
Blues 1.1.7

Result: Won by 7 points
Goalkickers: Ford 1
Best: Muscat, Peebles, Ford



Round 5 - April 29th 1978

Swans
Blues

Result:
Goalkickers:
Best:



Round 6 - May 6th 1978

Hawks 0.1.1
Blues 4.2.26

Result: Won by 25 points
Goalkickers:
Best:



Round 7 - May 13th 1978

Blues 1.2.8
Magpies 0.2.2

Result: Won by 6 points
Goalkickers: Cutler
Best: Cutler, Castledine, Hall, Peebles, Beu



Round 8 - May 20th 1978

Blues 1.3.9
Lions 0.1.1

Result: Won by 8 points
Goalkickers: Castledine
Best: Castledine, Muscat, Hall, Peebles, Cutler



Round 9 - May 27th 1978

Blues 1.1.7
Roos 0.1.1

Result: Won by 6 points
Goalkickers: Bartlett
Best: Beveridge, Wright, Coutts, Maher, Castenelli



Round 10 - June 5th 1978

Blues 1.6.12
Bulldogs 1.1.7

Result: Won by 5 points
Goalkickers:
Best:



Round 11 - June 17th 1978

Saints 2.1.13
Blues 1.3.9

Result: Lost by 4 points
Goalkickers: Quinlan
Best: Cutler, Young, Castledene, Ford, Goddard



Round 12 - June 24th 1978

Tigers 1.3.9
Blues 0.1.1

Result: Lost by 8 points
Goalkickers: N/A
Best: Goddard, Cutler, Peebles, Huxtable, Collins



Round 13 - July 1st 1978

Blues 2.2.14
Cats 0.0.0

Result: Won by 14 points
Goalkickers: Peebles 1, Castledene
Best: Cutler, Peebles, Stud, F.Securso, Castledene



Round 14 - July 8th 1978

Blues 2.2.14
Bombers 2.1.13

Result: Won by 1 point
Goalkickers: Ford 1, Muscat 1
Best: Ford, Cutler, Peebles, Quinlan, Goddora



Round 15 - July 15th 1978

Demons 1.1.7
Blues 0.0.0

Result: Lost by 7 points
Goalkickers: Nil
Best: Locune, Bryce, Bolton, Hamilton, Hutson



Round 16 - July 22nd 1978

Swans 3.3.21
Blues 0.0.0

Result: Lost by 21 points
Goalkickers: Nil
Best: Muscatt, Edwards, Quinlan, Collins, Tennitti



Round 17 - July 29th 1978

Blues 2.0.12
Hawks 1.0.6

Result: Won by 6 points
Goalkickers: Ellis, Muscat
Best: Nhill, Ellis, Gibb, Ibsen, Branson



Round 18 - August 5th 1978

Blues 1.1.7
Magpies 1.1.7

Result: Drawn match
Goalkickers: Cutler
Best: Cutler, Castledine, Ford, Quinlan, Stud



Round 19 - August 12th 1978

Blues 3.1.19
Lions 1.1.7

Result: Won by 12 points
Goalkickers: Ford 1, Muscat 1, Peebles 1
Best: Ford, Muscat, Stud, Canavan, Cutler



Round 20 - August 19th 1978

Blues 2.3.15
Roos 0.0.0

Result: Won by 15 points
Goalkickers: Ford 1, Martin 1
Best: Ford, Lawson, Castledine, Goodard, Peebles


Note: 20 Round Season with the Grand Final played prior to Senior Semi Finals.


1978 End of Home & Away Season Ladder


PosTeamWinsDrawsLossesPointsForAgainst%
1Swans1901 76406 40 1015.0
2Saints1604 64336 86390.7
3Tigers1316 54301 132 228.0
4Demons1217 50285 101 282.2
5Blues1217 50 187 158 118.4
6Bombers1109 44224 149 150.3
7Magpies1028 44188 139 135.6
8Lions6014 24258 165 156.4
9Hawks6014 24100 369 27.1
10Cats5114 22102 309 33.0
11Kangas5015 2040 356 11.2
12Bulldogs2018 821 430 4.8



This year the "Big M" teams have played the following number of players, for a total of 2,428 boys;


Blues 180
Magpies 184
Bombers 131
Lions 150
Bulldogs 130
Cats 365
Hawks 386
Demons 155
Kangas 277
Tigers 155
Swans 157
Saints 158

Total 2,428


Refer to attachment for Little League Finals Squads.


Elimination Final - August 26th 1978

Demons 2.2.14
Blues 1.2.8

Result: Lost by 6 points
Goalkicker: Corglaeine 1
Best: Iacone, Ford, Brincrt, Muscat, Peebles


Qualifying Final

Saints 2.2.14 d Tigers 2.1.13


1st Semi

Tigers 2.1.13 d Demons 1.1.7


2nd Semi

Swans 2.0.12 d Saints 1.0.6


Preliminary Final

Tigers 1.2.8 d Saints 1.1.7


Grand Final

Swans 2.3.15 d Tigers 2.0.12


Season 1978 | Little League Menu page | Little League
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Page last modified on Monday 24 of August, 2009 19:29:48 AEST by Bombasheldon.

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