Williamstown historical data

HISTORY

Joined VFL: 1884
Premiers: 1907, 1921, 1939, 1945, 1949, 1954, 1955, 1956, 1958, 1959, 1969*, 1976*, 1986, 1990, 2003, 2015 (16)
Runners Up: 1900, 1924, 1948, 1961, 1964, 1970, 1985, 1988, 1989, 1992, 2011 (11)
VFL Club Champions: 1955, 1956, 1957, 1958, 1968, 1986, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2012, 2013 (11)
JJ Liston Trophy Winner: Charlie Standbridge (1933), Neville Huggins (1937), Arthur Cutting (1938), Des Fothergill (1941), Johnny Martin (1956), Barry Round (1987), Brett McTaggart (1988), Saade Ghazi (1989), Paul Dooley (1996), Michael Gibbons (2016)
Norm Goss Memorial Medallist: Tony Pastore (1986), Barry Round (1990), Adrian Fletcher (2003), Michael Gibbons (2015)
‘Frosty’ Miller Medallist: Matthew Little (2010)
Games Record Holder: Troy West (208)
Goals Record Holder: Ron Todd (672)
Longest Winning Sequence: 20 (1956-57)
Longest Losing Sequence: 19 (1994-95)
Foxtel Cup: 2011 (Premiers), 2012, 2014 (Premiers)

* Division 2

 

LEADERSHIP

YEAR COACH CAPTAIN BEST & FAIREST
1938 G Jerram G Jerram A Cutting
1939 G Ogden G Ogden A Cutting
1940 G Ogden G Ogden N Chisholm
1941 G Ogden G Ogden D Fothergill
1942 No Play No Play No Play
1943 No Play No Play No Play
1944 No Play No Play No Play
1945 M Hearn M Hearn F Matthews
1946 A Williams A Williams R Harley
1947 A Williams A Williams R Harley
1948 G Ogden R Todd C Wilcox
1949 G Ogden R Todd R Featherby
1950 A Dullard A Dullard J Danckert
1951 A Dullard A Dullard G Callahan
1952 B Williams B Williams G Williams
1953 B Williams B Williams D Rogers
1954 W Carter G Callahan H Simpson
1955 W Carter G Callahan A Linton
1956 W Carter G Callahan J Martin
1957 W Carter G Callahan G Callahan
1958 G Callahan G Callahan J Martin
1959 G Callahan G Callahan R Smith
1960 G Callahan R Smith R Smith
1961 G Callahan R Smith R Smith
1962 G Callahan D Ward J Cope
1963 G Callahan D Ward L Maloney
1964 G Callahan D Ward B Turner
1965 G Callahan D Ward T Russell
1966 G Callahan D Ward J Trotman
1967 G Callahan B Ware I Nankervis
1968 M Papley M Papley I Johnson
1969 M Papley M Papley K Barnes
1970 M Papley M Papley K Jackman
1971 M Papley K Barnes B Harvey
1972 M Papley M Papley L Stillman
1973 B Gill B Gill L Stillman
1974 B Gill B Gill J Fanning
1975 T Whitten L Stillman M Kelly
1976 M Allen M Allen B Percy
1977 M Allen M Allen F Porcevina
1978 J Fanning J Fanning L Taylor
1979 M Hobbs M Cross N Courtot
1980 M Hobbs N Courtot P John
1981 M Hobbs G Tweedly G Bebeno
1982 R Oborne R Oborne M Fotheringham
1983 M Hobbs / R Oborne M Fotheringham / R Oborne K Kershaw
1984 T Wheeler T Wheeler K Kershaw
1985 T Wheeler T Wheeler K Kershaw
1986 T Wheeler T Wheeler K Kershaw
1987 T Wheeler T Wheeler B Round
1988 T Wheeler T Wheeler B Round
1989 B Round B Round B Round / W Swan
1990 B Round B Round T Mitchell
1991 B Round B Round W Swan
1992 B Round B McTaggart T Mitchell
1993 B Round B McTaggart A Howlett
1994 M Cross M Arceri T Mitchell
1995 D Christensen D Christensen J Shanks
1996 M Keane T Pastore P Dooley
1997 M Keane T Pastore S Ghazi
1998 M Keane S Ghazi D Deire
1999 A Bews S Ghazi D Round
2000 A Bews T West B Lloyd
2001 A Bews T West B Lloyd
2002 B Gotch T West A Fletcher
2003 B Gotch T West / B Lloyd A Fletcher
2004 B Gotch T West / B Lloyd B Lloyd
2005 B Gotch B Lloyd J Dukes
2006 B Gotch B Lloyd S Greene
2007 B Gotch B Johnson B Davies
2008 B Gotch B Johnson B Johnson / L Picken
2009 B Gotch B Johnson W Skipper
2010 P German B Johnson B Johnson
2011 P German B Johnson B Jolley
2012 P German B Jolley B Jolley
2013 P German B Jolley C Lockwood
2014 A Collins B Jolley B Jolley
2015 A Collins B Jolley B Jolley
2016 A Collins B Jolley W Wheeler
2017 A Collins  B Jolley N Meese

 

DRAFTEES

1989 Danny Del-Re (Western Bulldogs) 62, Ian Rickman (Western Bulldogs) 0
1990 Stephen Zamykal (North Melbourne) 0
1992 Brian McInnes (Western Bulldogs) 0, Julian Shanks (Western Bulldogs) 0, Jason Williams (Collingwood) 0
1996 Paul Dooley (Western Bulldogs) 14, Josh Mahoney (Collingwood/Western Bulldogs) 19/11
2003 Josh Mahoney (Port Adelaide) 67
2008 Liam Picken* (Western Bulldogs) 198
2009 Patrick Rose* (Western Bulldogs) 0
2010 Peter Faulks (Fremantle) 3
2012 Jack Frost* (Collingwood/Brisbane) 54/2, Brett Goodes* (Western Bulldogs) 22
2013 Cameron Wood* (Carlton) 24
2014 Kane Lambert* (Richmond) 52
2015 Andrew Gallucci* (Carlton) 0, Adam Marcon* (Richmond) 2

 

REPRESENTATIVE PLAYERS

1990 Andrew Howlett, Brett McTaggart, Ian Rickman
1992 Saade Ghazi, Tony Pastore, Ian Rickman
1994 Saade Ghazi
1995 Saade Ghazi
1996 Julian Shanks
1997 Andrew Howlett
1998 Saade Ghazi, Troy West
1999 Keenan Reynolds, Scott Taylor, Troy West
2002 Paul Dooley
2004 Sam Cranage, Brad Lloyd
2007 Brett Johnson
2008 Jason Cloke, Brett Johnson (Captain), Scott Meyer, Patrick Rose, David Stretton
2010 Ben Davies, Brett Johnson (Captain), Matthew Little, Peter Faulks, Patrick Rose
2012 Brett Goodes, Ben Jolley
2013 Willie Wheeler
2014 Scott Clouston, Ben Jolley, Cameron Lockwood, Adam Marcon, Nick Meese
2016 Jack Dorgan, Sam Dunell, Peter Faulks, Michael Gibbons, Leigh Masters, Nick Meese, Willie Wheeler
2017 Brett Bewley, Michael Gibbons, Leigh Masters, Josh Newman

 

TEAM OF THE YEAR

1994 Saade Ghazi
1996 Paul Dooley, Saade Ghazi, Merv Keane (Coach), Simon Kerry, Julian Shanks
1998 Danny Del-Re, Saade Ghazi, Troy West
1999 Keenan Reynolds, Troy West
2000 Craig Smoker
2001 Donato DeAngelis, Paul Dooley, Adrian Fletcher, Brad Lloyd
2003 Marcus Baldwin, Adrian Fletcher, Brad Gotch (Coach), Brad Lloyd, Josh Mahoney (Captain)
2004 Sam Cranage, Brad Lloyd
2005 Jeremy Dukes
2006 Steven Greene, Brett Johnson
2007 Brett Johnson
2008 Brett Johnson (Captain), Liam Picken, David Stretton
2009 Matthew Little, Patrick Rose
2010 Ben Davies, Peter Faulks, Brett Johnson (Captain), Ben Jolley, Matthew Little
2011 Ben Davies, Ben Jolley
2012 Brett Goodes, Ben Jolley
2013 Ben Jolley
2014 Scott Clouston, Andrew Collins (Coach), Ben Davies, Ben Jolley, Brad Mangan, Adam Marcon, Nick Meese
2015 Mitch Banner, Sam Dunell, Peter Faulks, Andrew Gallucci, Ben Jolley, Adam Marcon, Nick Meese
2016 Sam Dunell, Michael Gibbons, Ben Jolley, Nick Meese, Willie Wheeler
2017 Brett Bewley, Ben Cavarra, Michael Gibbons, Adam Marcon, Nick Meese, Willie Wheeler

 

HIGHS & LOWS

AGAINST HIGHEST YEAR LOWEST YEAR
Box Hill Hawks 42.18 (270) 1985 5.11 (41) 1956
Casey Demons 25.18 (168) 1984 3.5 (23) 1995
Coburg 24.14 (158) 1989 2.5 (17) 1925
Collingwood 25.12 (162) 2008 7.12 (54) 2009
Essendon 25.18 (168) 2002 10.9 (69) 2001
Footscray 19.14 (128) 2016 0.3 (3) 1899
Frankston 24.17 (161) 1989 7.5 (47) 1996
Geelong 22.14 (146) 2003 5.17 (47) 2016
Northern Blues 32.7 (199) 1987 4.2 (26) 1909
Port Melbourne 27.17 (179) 1989 1.4 (10) 1889
Richmond 20.11 (131) 2000 14.23 (107) 2015
Sandringham 29.19 (193) 1941 5.12 (42) 1998
Werribee 30.18 (198) 1983 1.9 (15) 1996

 

ALL-TIME HIGHS & LOWS

Highest score: 55.17 (347) vs Camberwell 1986
Lowest score: 0.3 (3) vs Footscray 1899

Includes former VFA/VFL teams.

 

HEAD TO HEAD

VERSUS PLAYED WON LOST DRAWN
Box Hill Hawks 78 47 28 3
Casey Demons 57 33 23 1
Coburg 147 80 66 1
Collingwood 18 15 3 0
Essendon 11 7 4 0
Footscray 8 5 3 0
Frankston 56 34 21 1
Geelong 22 12 10 0
Northern Blues 159 100 59 0
Port Melbourne 251 109 135 7
Richmond 5 5 0 0
Sandringham 142 79 61 2
Werribee 75 46 28 1
Total Versus Existing Clubs 1,064 590 458 16
OVERALL TOTAL 2,355 1,257 1,061 37

The overall total figures include matches against past VFA/VFL clubs.  All figures are calculated from Division 1 matches only.

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