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1956 Season Scores and Results

Rounds
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[Ladder]
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[Season Records]

Player statistics
[Players]
Round 1Att:141,617 (23,603)
Essendon  1.3   4.6   7.9  9.13 67Sat 14-Apr-1956 2:15 PM Att:30,000 Venue: Windy Hill
Carlton  1.1   4.1   4.7   5.9 39Essendon won by 28 pts [Match stats]
Hawthorn  3.4   6.7  6.10  8.17 65Sat 14-Apr-1956 2:15 PM Att:24,000 Venue: Glenferrie Oval
Collingwood  3.5   7.5 13.10 14.13 97Collingwood won by 32 pts [Match stats]
Footscray  3.3   8.9  8.10 14.14 98Sat 14-Apr-1956 2:15 PM Att:26,617 Venue: Western Oval
Fitzroy  3.2   4.4   9.9  10.9 69Footscray won by 29 pts [Match stats]
South Melbourne  0.3   4.4   6.7   7.8 50Sat 14-Apr-1956 2:15 PM Att:25,000 Venue: Lake Oval
Geelong  1.3   4.4   8.8 11.11 77Geelong won by 27 pts [Match stats]
Richmond  2.1   4.4   5.4   8.7 55Sat 14-Apr-1956 2:15 PM Att:25,000 Venue: Punt Rd
Melbourne  4.6   6.8 10.14 12.16 88Melbourne won by 33 pts [Match stats]
North Melbourne  5.4   6.4  14.8  15.8 98Sat 14-Apr-1956 2:15 PM Att:11,000 Venue: Arden St
St Kilda  2.0   4.2   4.2  5.11 41North Melbourne won by 57 pts [Match stats]
Rd 1 Ladder
NM 1 4239.0
ES 1 4171.8
ME 1 4160.0
GE 1 4154.0
CW 1 4149.2
FO 1 4142.0
FI 1 070.4
HW 1 067.0
SM 1 064.9
RI 1 062.5
CA 1 058.2
SK 1 041.8
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Round 2Att:116,132 (19,355)
Carlton  1.0   1.5   1.7  6.11 47Sat 21-Apr-1956 2:15 PM Att:18,656 Venue: Princes Park
Melbourne  5.5   8.9 10.15 12.18 90Melbourne won by 43 pts [Match stats]
Collingwood  3.2   6.9 10.15 12.18 90Sat 21-Apr-1956 2:15 PM Att:24,800 Venue: Victoria Park
South Melbourne  2.4   3.6   5.6  7.11 53Collingwood won by 37 pts [Match stats]
Fitzroy  3.6  8.10  9.12 10.19 79Sat 21-Apr-1956 2:15 PM Att:18,000 Venue: Brunswick St
Essendon  2.5   3.9  6.13  7.15 57Fitzroy won by 22 pts [Match stats]
St Kilda  1.0   4.1   6.3   7.4 46Sat 21-Apr-1956 2:15 PM Att:21,382 Venue: Junction Oval
Footscray  1.4   8.8  9.14 10.14 74Footscray won by 28 pts [Match stats]
Geelong  2.1   6.7   9.9 16.14 110Sat 21-Apr-1956 2:15 PM Att:17,294 Venue: Kardinia Park
North Melbourne  2.4   2.4   2.9  2.10 22Geelong won by 88 pts [Match stats]
Richmond  4.4   8.7 12.12 12.13 85Sat 21-Apr-1956 2:15 PM Att:16,000 Venue: Punt Rd
Hawthorn  2.1   6.5   9.5 16.10 106Hawthorn won by 21 pts [Match stats]
Rd 2 Ladder
GE 2 8259.7
ME 2 8174.5
CW 2 8158.5
FO 2 8149.6
ES 2 4105.1
FI 2 495.5
HW 2 494.0
NM 2 479.5
RI 2 072.2
SM 2 061.7
CA 2 054.8
SK 2 050.6
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Round 3Att:142,665 (23,778)
St Kilda  2.6   2.6   7.9  9.11 65Sat 28-Apr-1956 2:15 PM Att:26,400 Venue: Junction Oval
Carlton  3.2   8.5   8.7  13.9 87Carlton won by 22 pts [Match stats]
Richmond  4.2   9.8 13.10 17.12 114Sat 28-Apr-1956 2:15 PM Att:30,000 Venue: Punt Rd
Collingwood  3.6   5.8  6.11 11.12 78Richmond won by 36 pts [Match stats]
North Melbourne  3.5   6.7   8.9  9.11 65Sat 28-Apr-1956 2:15 PM Att:15,000 Venue: Arden St
Essendon  3.2  6.10 11.11 15.17 107Essendon won by 42 pts [Match stats]
Fitzroy  1.4   6.7  8.10 13.16 94Sat 28-Apr-1956 2:15 PM Att:18,000 Venue: Brunswick St
South Melbourne  4.2   4.5  6.10 10.13 73Fitzroy won by 21 pts [Match stats]
Footscray  2.6   2.8  5.10  5.11 41Sat 28-Apr-1956 2:15 PM Att:33,265 Venue: Western Oval
Melbourne  1.2   3.4   5.6  9.13 67Melbourne won by 26 pts [Match stats]
Hawthorn  3.0   8.3  12.6 15.10 100Sat 28-Apr-1956 2:15 PM Att:20,000 Venue: Glenferrie Oval
Geelong  4.5   9.9 12.11 16.16 112Geelong won by 12 pts [Match stats]
Rd 3 Ladder
GE 3 12173.8
ME 3 12171.3
ES 3 8126.2
FO 3 8117.0
CW 3 8114.2
FI 3 8106.1
RI 3 493.4
HW 3 492.2
CA 3 477.9
NM 3 471.7
SM 3 067.4
SK 3 058.7
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Round 4Att:126,605 (21,101)
Carlton  2.1   8.5  11.8 15.12 102Sat 05-May-1956 2:15 PM Att:17,447 Venue: Princes Park
North Melbourne  3.3   7.7 10.14 13.16 94Carlton won by 8 pts [Match stats]
Collingwood  3.1  10.6  10.6 12.15 87Sat 05-May-1956 2:15 PM Att:29,818 Venue: Victoria Park
Footscray  3.2   9.3  10.7  11.7 73Collingwood won by 14 pts [Match stats]
Essendon  9.3  13.4  15.5  18.9 117Sat 05-May-1956 2:15 PM Att:16,000 Venue: Windy Hill
St Kilda  3.3   5.8  7.16  9.23 77Essendon won by 40 pts [Match stats]
Melbourne  3.8  5.10  6.16 10.19 79Sat 05-May-1956 2:15 PM Att:23,000 Venue: Punt Rd
Fitzroy  1.1   4.3   4.4   9.6 60Melbourne won by 19 pts [Match stats]
Geelong  3.5   5.6 12.11 15.13 103Sat 05-May-1956 2:15 PM Att:21,840 Venue: Kardinia Park
Richmond  2.1   4.5   7.8 10.11 71Geelong won by 32 pts [Match stats]
South Melbourne  1.5  2.10  4.14  6.17 53Sat 05-May-1956 2:15 PM Att:18,500 Venue: Lake Oval
Hawthorn  1.1   4.8  5.10  8.11 59Hawthorn won by 6 pts [Match stats]
Rd 4 Ladder
GE 4 16165.4
ME 4 16159.6
ES 4 12133.8
CW 4 12115.4
FO 4 8106.3
FI 4 898.4
HW 4 895.1
CA 4 887.0
RI 4 486.7
NM 4 477.5
SM 4 071.6
SK 4 060.9
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Round 5Att:127,514 (21,252)
Carlton  0.1   2.4  6.12  8.16 64Sat 12-May-1956 2:15 PM Att:24,000 Venue: Princes Park
Collingwood  0.1   0.3   2.4   3.4 22Carlton won by 42 pts [Match stats]
Essendon  2.8  3.13  5.18  6.22 58Sat 12-May-1956 2:15 PM Att:17,000 Venue: Windy Hill
Richmond  1.2   1.5  4.10  7.10 52Essendon won by 6 pts [Match stats]
Fitzroy  1.2   3.9  6.10  8.15 63Sat 12-May-1956 2:15 PM Att:9,000 Venue: Brunswick St
North Melbourne  3.2   5.2   7.5   7.6 48Fitzroy won by 15 pts [Match stats]
Footscray  5.6   6.7  8.12  9.13 67Sat 12-May-1956 2:15 PM Att:18,134 Venue: Western Oval
South Melbourne  1.0   4.4   4.5   8.9 57Footscray won by 10 pts [Match stats]
Melbourne  2.7  3.13  5.18  6.20 56Sat 12-May-1956 2:15 PM Att:47,130 Venue: M.C.G.
Geelong  2.2   5.5   5.7  6.12 48Melbourne won by 8 pts [Match stats]
St Kilda  0.3   0.6   0.6   3.9 27Sat 12-May-1956 2:15 PM Att:12,250 Venue: Junction Oval
Hawthorn  3.4   3.7  4.10  6.12 48Hawthorn won by 21 pts [Match stats]
Rd 5 Ladder
ME 5 20151.4
GE 5 16150.5
ES 5 16130.1
FO 5 12108.3
FI 5 12102.8
CW 5 12101.4
HW 5 12101.1
CA 5 12100.3
RI 5 487.1
NM 5 477.3
SM 5 073.9
SK 5 060.4
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Round 6Att:126,500 (21,083)
Richmond  5.5   5.7   9.9  9.14 68Sat 19-May-1956 2:15 PM Att:28,000 Venue: Punt Rd
Carlton  4.1   8.9 11.15 15.17 107Carlton won by 39 pts [Match stats]
Collingwood  3.2   5.2   7.7  10.7 67Sat 19-May-1956 2:15 PM Att:28,000 Venue: Victoria Park
Geelong  0.3  1.10  1.13  2.14 26Collingwood won by 41 pts [Match stats]
South Melbourne  4.1  10.3  13.8  15.8 98Sat 19-May-1956 2:15 PM Att:26,000 Venue: Lake Oval
Essendon  1.4   4.8  8.12 11.20 86South Melbourne won by 12 pts [Match stats]
Fitzroy  3.4   7.6   9.8 11.11 77Sat 19-May-1956 2:15 PM Att:11,500 Venue: Brunswick St
St Kilda  0.6   3.7  4.11  7.11 53Fitzroy won by 24 pts [Match stats]
Hawthorn  5.2   7.6   8.8 10.14 74Sat 19-May-1956 2:15 PM Att:22,000 Venue: Glenferrie Oval
Footscray  3.2   7.5  8.11 10.11 71Hawthorn won by 3 pts [Match stats]
North Melbourne  4.2   5.3   5.6   6.6 42Sat 19-May-1956 2:15 PM Att:11,000 Venue: Arden St
Melbourne  1.2   3.6   6.9 11.18 84Melbourne won by 42 pts [Match stats]
Rd 6 Ladder
ME 6 24158.4
GE 6 16130.1
ES 6 16120.0
CW 6 16111.6
CA 6 16109.9
FI 6 16108.3
HW 6 16101.6
FO 6 12106.0
RI 6 482.4
SM 6 481.2
NM 6 472.8
SK 6 061.7
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Round 7Att:148,515 (24,753)
Footscray  3.1   5.4   6.9  7.13 55Sat 26-May-1956 2:15 PM Att:33,089 Venue: Western Oval
Carlton  2.1   5.3   7.5   8.8 56Carlton won by 1 pt [Match stats]
Melbourne  1.1   5.8  7.10 11.13 79Sat 26-May-1956 2:15 PM Att:46,868 Venue: M.C.G.
Collingwood  4.5   6.5   9.6   9.7 61Melbourne won by 18 pts [Match stats]
Geelong  1.4  4.12 10.14 15.17 107Sat 26-May-1956 2:15 PM Att:21,758 Venue: Kardinia Park
Essendon  4.2   4.4   7.6   8.9 57Geelong won by 50 pts [Match stats]
Hawthorn  2.2   2.4   6.8  8.10 58Sat 26-May-1956 2:15 PM Att:18,000 Venue: Glenferrie Oval
Fitzroy  1.1   5.5   7.9  9.13 67Fitzroy won by 9 pts [Match stats]
North Melbourne  5.2   9.4  10.4  15.7 97Sat 26-May-1956 2:15 PM Att:13,000 Venue: Arden St
South Melbourne  3.4   5.6  6.11  7.16 58North Melbourne won by 39 pts [Match stats]
St Kilda  4.0   7.3   8.4  9.10 64Sat 26-May-1956 2:15 PM Att:15,800 Venue: Junction Oval
Richmond  2.5   2.5   4.7   6.8 44St Kilda won by 20 pts [Match stats]
Rd 7 Ladder
ME 7 28153.4
GE 7 20137.8
FI 7 20109.2
CA 7 20108.9
ES 7 16106.2
CW 7 16105.9
HW 7 1699.6
FO 7 12105.0
NM 7 882.5
RI 7 481.0
SM 7 477.5
SK 7 468.4
[Top]
Round 8Att:158,992 (26,499)
Carlton  4.4   7.6  8.10 10.13 73Sat 02-Jun-1956 2:15 PM Att:33,557 Venue: Princes Park
Hawthorn  2.3   2.6   3.8   5.9 39Carlton won by 34 pts [Match stats]
Collingwood  5.1   7.4   9.8  9.10 64Sat 02-Jun-1956 2:15 PM Att:22,650 Venue: Victoria Park
North Melbourne  1.0   2.1   2.4   3.4 22Collingwood won by 42 pts [Match stats]
St Kilda  1.7   1.9  4.11  6.11 47Sat 02-Jun-1956 2:15 PM Att:26,300 Venue: Junction Oval
Melbourne  1.2   5.3   7.5   9.7 61Melbourne won by 14 pts [Match stats]
Essendon  4.2   6.6   8.6 12.11 83Mon 04-Jun-1956 2:15 PM Att:31,500 Venue: Windy Hill
Footscray  4.5  6.11 12.19 14.23 107Footscray won by 24 pts [Match stats]
Geelong  4.6   5.8  8.12 11.12 78Mon 04-Jun-1956 2:15 PM Att:21,985 Venue: Kardinia Park
Fitzroy  3.0   4.4   6.5   8.8 56Geelong won by 22 pts [Match stats]
Richmond  3.9  7.10 10.12 10.15 75Mon 04-Jun-1956 2:15 PM Att:23,000 Venue: Punt Rd
South Melbourne  3.1   8.3   9.4  12.6 78South Melbourne won by 3 pts [Match stats]
Rd 8 Ladder
ME 8 32150.6
GE 8 24138.0
CA 8 24115.0
CW 8 20114.1
FI 8 20103.9
FO 8 16108.7
ES 8 16101.3
HW 8 1693.8
SM 8 880.6
NM 8 877.6
RI 8 482.7
SK 8 469.3
[Top]
Round 9Att:146,240 (24,373)
Carlton  2.2   5.4   9.9 11.13 79Sat 09-Jun-1956 2:15 PM Att:33,254 Venue: Princes Park
Geelong  2.3   7.5  10.6  12.8 80Geelong won by 1 pt [Match stats]
Fitzroy  0.0   3.3   4.4   5.7 37Sat 09-Jun-1956 2:15 PM Att:24,000 Venue: Brunswick St
Collingwood  5.5   5.5   9.9 12.10 82Collingwood won by 45 pts [Match stats]
Melbourne  2.3  9.10 13.14 15.17 107Sat 09-Jun-1956 2:15 PM Att:32,543 Venue: M.C.G.
Essendon  0.4   0.7  1.11  4.15 39Melbourne won by 68 pts [Match stats]
Footscray  2.4   5.6  9.10 12.14 86Sat 09-Jun-1956 2:15 PM Att:24,443 Venue: Western Oval
Richmond  0.2   2.5   3.5   6.8 44Footscray won by 42 pts [Match stats]
Hawthorn  2.4   4.5  6.10  7.13 55Sat 09-Jun-1956 2:15 PM Att:11,000 Venue: Glenferrie Oval
North Melbourne  0.3   3.8   3.9  3.12 30Hawthorn won by 25 pts [Match stats]
South Melbourne  6.2   8.4  12.4  14.5 89Sat 09-Jun-1956 2:15 PM Att:21,000 Venue: Lake Oval
St Kilda  0.0   4.5   8.6  11.8 74South Melbourne won by 15 pts [Match stats]
Rd 9 Ladder
ME 9 36161.6
GE 9 28132.8
CW 9 24121.6
CA 9 24112.8
FO 9 20115.3
HW 9 2098.2
FI 9 2096.2
ES 9 1691.8
SM 9 1284.7
NM 9 875.7
RI 9 479.2
SK 9 471.1
[Top]
Round 10Att:154,070 (25,678)
St Kilda  4.5   5.7   8.9   9.9 63Sat 16-Jun-1956 2:15 PM Att:26,800 Venue: Junction Oval
Collingwood  1.2   5.9  6.15  8.21 69Collingwood won by 6 pts [Match stats]
Footscray  3.3   8.5  9.11 13.12 90Sat 16-Jun-1956 2:15 PM Att:35,909 Venue: Western Oval
Geelong  1.1   5.4   5.4  10.8 68Footscray won by 22 pts [Match stats]
North Melbourne  3.1   8.6   8.8 10.13 73Sat 16-Jun-1956 2:15 PM Att:11,000 Venue: Arden St
Richmond  2.3   3.3   9.7 12.11 83Richmond won by 10 pts [Match stats]
Fitzroy  0.2   0.6   4.9  7.11 53Sat 23-Jun-1956 2:15 PM Att:27,000 Venue: Brunswick St
Carlton  2.1   6.4   8.7 13.11 89Carlton won by 36 pts [Match stats]
Essendon  2.4   5.8  8.14 12.20 92Sat 23-Jun-1956 2:15 PM Att:17,000 Venue: Windy Hill
Hawthorn  5.2   7.5  9.10 10.11 71Essendon won by 21 pts [Match stats]
Melbourne  5.1   8.4  11.7 12.10 82Sat 23-Jun-1956 2:15 PM Att:36,361 Venue: M.C.G.
South Melbourne  2.1   3.7  6.10  8.11 59Melbourne won by 23 pts [Match stats]
Rd 10 Ladder
ME 10 40158.9
GE 10 28124.8
CW 10 28120.3
CA 10 28117.4
FO 10 24117.1
HW 10 2095.5
ES 10 2095.1
FI 10 2091.6
SM 10 1283.4
RI 10 882.2
NM 10 877.1
SK 10 472.9
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Round 11Att:103,366 (17,228)
South Melbourne  4.6   5.7  9.17  9.19 73Sat 30-Jun-1956 2:15 PM Att:27,000 Venue: Lake Oval
Carlton  2.2   6.8   6.9  7.12 54South Melbourne won by 19 pts [Match stats]
Collingwood  2.2   7.9  9.12 15.18 108Sat 30-Jun-1956 2:15 PM Att:23,814 Venue: Victoria Park
Essendon  2.6   2.8  7.10  7.12 54Collingwood won by 54 pts [Match stats]
Richmond  4.3   5.5  11.9 15.12 102Sat 30-Jun-1956 2:15 PM Att:12,000 Venue: Punt Rd
Fitzroy  1.6  7.11  7.11 12.14 86Richmond won by 16 pts [Match stats]
North Melbourne  0.1   4.6   5.6   5.9 39Sat 30-Jun-1956 2:15 PM Att:14,000 Venue: Arden St
Footscray  4.5   5.7  5.11  6.13 49Footscray won by 10 pts [Match stats]
Geelong  0.1   3.4   7.5   9.8 62Sat 30-Jun-1956 2:15 PM Att:11,052 Venue: Kardinia Park
St Kilda  1.6   2.6   4.8   8.9 57Geelong won by 5 pts [Match stats]
Hawthorn  3.4   3.7  5.10  5.12 42Sat 30-Jun-1956 2:15 PM Att:15,500 Venue: Glenferrie Oval
Melbourne  1.1   6.7   8.7 11.14 80Melbourne won by 38 pts [Match stats]
Rd 11 Ladder
ME 11 44161.4
CW 11 32126.9
GE 11 32123.5
FO 11 28117.5
CA 11 28112.9
HW 11 2091.1
FI 11 2090.7
ES 11 2089.8
SM 11 1686.7
RI 11 1285.5
NM 11 877.2
SK 11 474.3
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Round 12Att:115,615 (19,269)
Carlton  5.3   6.5  8.10 12.13 85Sat 07-Jul-1956 2:15 PM Att:23,154 Venue: Princes Park
Essendon  0.1   2.9  3.13  5.15 45Carlton won by 40 pts [Match stats]
Collingwood  1.6  4.11  7.16 11.18 84Sat 07-Jul-1956 2:15 PM Att:17,150 Venue: Victoria Park
Hawthorn  2.2   2.5   4.7  8.10 58Collingwood won by 26 pts [Match stats]
Fitzroy  3.3   3.4   6.6   7.9 51Sat 07-Jul-1956 2:15 PM Att:17,500 Venue: Brunswick St
Footscray  2.1   5.3   6.6   9.7 61Footscray won by 10 pts [Match stats]
Geelong  2.3   3.5   7.7  10.7 67Sat 07-Jul-1956 2:15 PM Att:16,439 Venue: Kardinia Park
South Melbourne  1.2   1.2   2.4   3.8 26Geelong won by 41 pts [Match stats]
Melbourne  1.6   4.9  8.12 11.13 79Sat 07-Jul-1956 2:15 PM Att:26,772 Venue: M.C.G.
Richmond  2.0   3.1   5.1   7.3 45Melbourne won by 34 pts [Match stats]
St Kilda  1.1   8.5   9.5  20.9 129Sat 07-Jul-1956 2:15 PM Att:14,600 Venue: Junction Oval
North Melbourne  3.3   4.4   7.8   7.9 51St Kilda won by 78 pts [Match stats]
Rd 12 Ladder
ME 12 48162.5
CW 12 36128.4
GE 12 36128.3
FO 12 32117.7
CA 12 32117.4
FI 12 2090.2
HW 12 2089.0
ES 12 2086.6
SM 12 1683.2
RI 12 1283.3
SK 12 884.7
NM 12 872.1
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Round 13Att:132,436 (22,073)
Melbourne  5.7   8.8 12.10 14.10 94Sat 14-Jul-1956 2:15 PM Att:46,022 Venue: M.C.G.
Carlton  4.1   6.4   9.7  12.7 79Melbourne won by 15 pts [Match stats]
South Melbourne  2.2   6.5   6.7  10.9 69Sat 14-Jul-1956 2:15 PM Att:25,000 Venue: Lake Oval
Collingwood  2.2   5.3   9.7  11.9 75Collingwood won by 6 pts [Match stats]
Essendon  0.2   3.3   4.7  9.13 67Sat 14-Jul-1956 2:15 PM Att:14,000 Venue: Windy Hill
Fitzroy  2.3   5.5   7.9  8.10 58Essendon won by 9 pts [Match stats]
Footscray  3.3   7.8  8.10 11.13 79Sat 14-Jul-1956 2:15 PM Att:25,414 Venue: Western Oval
St Kilda  5.0   6.0  11.2  13.2 80St Kilda won by 1 pt [Match stats]
North Melbourne  3.2   7.3   7.4   7.5 47Sat 14-Jul-1956 2:15 PM Att:9,000 Venue: Arden St
Geelong  2.2   6.8 10.13 19.15 129Geelong won by 82 pts [Match stats]
Hawthorn  0.6   1.8  2.10  3.13 31Sat 14-Jul-1956 2:15 PM Att:13,000 Venue: Glenferrie Oval
Richmond  0.0   0.4   3.5   8.6 54Richmond won by 23 pts [Match stats]
Rd 13 Ladder
ME 13 52157.3
GE 13 40137.1
CW 13 40126.6
FO 13 32115.8
CA 13 32113.7
ES 13 2488.2
FI 13 2089.9
HW 13 2087.1
RI 13 1686.0
SM 13 1683.9
SK 13 1286.1
NM 13 867.8
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Round 14Att:140,651 (23,442)
Carlton  4.3   6.8  7.15  8.18 66Sat 21-Jul-1956 2:15 PM Att:30,100 Venue: Princes Park
St Kilda  4.3   7.8   8.9  9.12 66Match drawn [Match stats]
Collingwood  4.4  10.7  12.9 14.16 100Sat 21-Jul-1956 2:15 PM Att:21,422 Venue: Victoria Park
Richmond  2.0   3.1   4.3   8.5 53Collingwood won by 47 pts [Match stats]
Essendon  2.6  5.14  8.15 10.18 78Sat 21-Jul-1956 2:15 PM Att:12,800 Venue: Windy Hill
North Melbourne  0.2   2.4   6.8  6.11 47Essendon won by 31 pts [Match stats]
South Melbourne  3.3   7.8  8.12 11.15 81Sat 21-Jul-1956 2:15 PM Att:15,000 Venue: Lake Oval
Fitzroy  4.5   7.7 12.12 15.15 105Fitzroy won by 24 pts [Match stats]
Melbourne  0.5  3.10  6.14  7.17 59Sat 21-Jul-1956 2:15 PM Att:47,956 Venue: M.C.G.
Footscray  1.4   4.6   7.8 10.12 72Footscray won by 13 pts [Match stats]
Geelong  2.3   5.5   8.9 12.13 85Sat 21-Jul-1956 2:15 PM Att:13,373 Venue: Kardinia Park
Hawthorn  1.5  6.10  7.12 10.14 74Geelong won by 11 pts [Match stats]
Rd 14 Ladder
ME 14 52149.9
GE 14 44135.2
CW 14 44130.6
FO 14 36116.3
CA 14 34112.7
ES 14 2891.5
FI 14 2493.1
HW 14 2087.1
SM 14 1683.2
RI 14 1683.1
SK 14 1487.0
NM 14 867.3
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Round 15Att:123,239 (20,540)
North Melbourne  1.1   2.4   2.4   4.8 32Sat 28-Jul-1956 2:15 PM Att:13,000 Venue: Arden St
Carlton  2.6   4.9  9.14 11.16 82Carlton won by 50 pts [Match stats]
Footscray  4.3   7.3  10.6  11.6 72Sat 28-Jul-1956 2:15 PM Att:41,639 Venue: Western Oval
Collingwood  1.3   7.6 10.11 14.20 104Collingwood won by 32 pts [Match stats]
St Kilda  1.5   4.6  6.10  6.11 47Sat 28-Jul-1956 2:15 PM Att:28,100 Venue: Junction Oval
Essendon  1.0   4.2   5.4   7.7 49Essendon won by 2 pts [Match stats]
Fitzroy  2.2   4.6   5.9  7.11 53Sat 28-Jul-1956 2:15 PM Att:13,000 Venue: Brunswick St
Melbourne  1.4   3.7  8.12 11.15 81Melbourne won by 28 pts [Match stats]
Richmond  0.2   4.7  5.10  9.11 65Sat 28-Jul-1956 2:15 PM Att:15,000 Venue: Punt Rd
Geelong  5.5   8.6  9.10 11.13 79Geelong won by 14 pts [Match stats]
Hawthorn  3.6   7.9  9.13 10.18 78Sat 28-Jul-1956 2:15 PM Att:12,500 Venue: Glenferrie Oval
South Melbourne  4.0   8.0  11.3  12.6 78Match drawn [Match stats]
Rd 15 Ladder
ME 15 56150.1
GE 15 48134.2
CW 15 48131.7
CA 15 38117.6
FO 15 36111.3
ES 15 3292.1
FI 15 2491.1
HW 15 2288.1
SM 15 1884.3
RI 15 1683.1
SK 15 1487.4
NM 15 865.4
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Round 16Att:136,366 (22,728)
Collingwood  3.5  7.11  8.15  9.17 71Sat 04-Aug-1956 2:15 PM Att:38,679 Venue: Victoria Park
Carlton  4.3   7.4   9.8 12.12 84Carlton won by 13 pts [Match stats]
Richmond  5.4   8.7  9.11 13.13 91Sat 04-Aug-1956 2:15 PM Att:18,500 Venue: Punt Rd
Essendon  2.4   4.5   6.9 11.13 79Richmond won by 12 pts [Match stats]
North Melbourne  3.5  7.10 10.17 14.21 105Sat 04-Aug-1956 2:15 PM Att:8,500 Venue: Arden St
Fitzroy  1.1   4.3   6.6   8.8 56North Melbourne won by 49 pts [Match stats]
South Melbourne  2.2   5.6   6.8 10.10 70Sat 04-Aug-1956 2:15 PM Att:26,000 Venue: Lake Oval
Footscray  3.1   5.3  6.13  8.15 63South Melbourne won by 7 pts [Match stats]
Geelong  0.5   3.9   5.9  8.10 58Sat 04-Aug-1956 2:15 PM Att:29,687 Venue: Kardinia Park
Melbourne  2.3   3.5   3.8   8.8 56Geelong won by 2 pts [Match stats]
Hawthorn  3.1   6.3   9.6  15.8 98Sat 04-Aug-1956 2:15 PM Att:15,000 Venue: Glenferrie Oval
St Kilda  5.1   8.3  10.4  12.9 81Hawthorn won by 17 pts [Match stats]
Rd 16 Ladder
ME 16 56146.5
GE 16 52132.5
CW 16 48127.7
CA 16 42117.7
FO 16 36109.9
ES 16 3291.7
HW 16 2690.3
FI 16 2487.8
SM 16 2285.7
RI 16 2085.0
SK 16 1487.0
NM 16 1270.7
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Round 17Att:114,533 (19,089)
Carlton  1.5  3.14  3.19  7.24 66Sat 11-Aug-1956 2:15 PM Att:22,500 Venue: Princes Park
Richmond  2.3   6.5  9.10 10.11 71Richmond won by 5 pts [Match stats]
Geelong  3.2   5.3   7.6  10.9 69Sat 11-Aug-1956 2:15 PM Att:32,155 Venue: Kardinia Park
Collingwood  1.2   5.6  12.8 15.11 101Collingwood won by 32 pts [Match stats]
Essendon  2.3   5.6   7.9 11.10 76Sat 11-Aug-1956 2:15 PM Att:13,000 Venue: Windy Hill
South Melbourne  1.2   3.6  5.10  7.16 58Essendon won by 18 pts [Match stats]
St Kilda  1.0   2.2   5.4   6.7 43Sat 11-Aug-1956 2:15 PM Att:14,200 Venue: Junction Oval
Fitzroy  3.5   4.6   6.7   8.8 56Fitzroy won by 13 pts [Match stats]
Footscray  4.6   8.8 11.11 15.13 103Sat 11-Aug-1956 2:15 PM Att:16,492 Venue: Western Oval
Hawthorn  2.1   6.1   6.4   9.6 60Footscray won by 43 pts [Match stats]
Melbourne  5.3  10.6 12.10 16.18 114Sat 11-Aug-1956 2:15 PM Att:16,186 Venue: M.C.G.
North Melbourne  3.2   8.3  11.4  11.5 71Melbourne won by 43 pts [Match stats]
Rd 17 Ladder
ME 17 60147.6
CW 17 52128.9
GE 17 52126.4
CA 17 42116.0
FO 17 40113.2
ES 17 3693.4
FI 17 2889.2
HW 17 2687.7
RI 17 2486.1
SM 17 2285.1
SK 17 1486.5
NM 17 1270.0
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Round 18Att:124,967 (20,828)
Carlton  2.3   2.6   4.8   6.9 45Sat 18-Aug-1956 2:15 PM Att:44,878 Venue: Princes Park
Footscray  2.6   4.8  6.11  8.14 62Footscray won by 17 pts [Match stats]
Collingwood  4.1   6.1   7.2   9.6 60Sat 18-Aug-1956 2:15 PM Att:31,089 Venue: Victoria Park
Melbourne  1.1   6.5  7.10 10.13 73Melbourne won by 13 pts [Match stats]
Essendon  2.3   5.5  9.10 14.13 97Sat 18-Aug-1956 2:15 PM Att:16,500 Venue: Windy Hill
Geelong  1.2   5.9  6.13  9.15 69Essendon won by 28 pts [Match stats]
Fitzroy  2.3   7.6   8.9  9.16 70Sat 18-Aug-1956 2:15 PM Att:7,500 Venue: Brunswick St
Hawthorn  2.3  3.10  7.17 10.17 77Hawthorn won by 7 pts [Match stats]
South Melbourne  2.4   3.5   7.8  13.9 87Sat 18-Aug-1956 2:15 PM Att:10,000 Venue: Lake Oval
North Melbourne  1.4   3.7   5.9  7.13 55South Melbourne won by 32 pts [Match stats]
Richmond  3.5   7.7  12.8  16.9 105Sat 18-Aug-1956 2:15 PM Att:15,000 Venue: Punt Rd
St Kilda  2.1   7.4  11.9 16.14 110St Kilda won by 5 pts [Match stats]
Rd 18 Ladder
ME 18 64146.0
CW 18 52125.9
GE 18 52121.9
FO 18 44114.2
CA 18 42113.7
ES 18 4095.8
HW 18 3088.9
FI 18 2889.3
SM 18 2688.1
RI 18 2486.8
SK 18 1888.0
NM 18 1269.6
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1956 Ladder
#TeamPWDLHomeAwayGF-BFForGA-BAAgn%Pts
1Melbourne 18 16  28-0-18-0-1195.259 (43%) 1429136.163 (45%) 979146.0 64
2Collingwood 18 13  57-0-26-0-3198.232 (46%) 1420157.186 (46%) 1128125.9 52
3Geelong 18 13  58-0-15-0-4202.215 (48%) 1427164.187 (47%) 1171121.9 52
4Footscray 18 11  75-0-46-0-3183.225 (45%) 1323163.181 (47%) 1159114.2 44
5Carlton 18 10 1 74-1-46-0-3179.230 (44%) 1304154.223 (41%) 1147113.7 42
6Essendon 18 10  88-0-12-0-7176.252 (41%) 1308185.255 (42%) 136595.8 40
7Hawthorn 18 7 1 103-1-54-0-5163.215 (43%) 1193185.232 (44%) 134288.9 30
8Fitzroy 18 7  114-0-53-0-6164.206 (44%) 1190184.228 (45%) 133289.3 28
9South Melbourne 18 6 1 115-0-41-1-7169.196 (46%) 1210191.228 (46%) 137488.1 26
10Richmond 18 6  123-0-63-0-6183.179 (51%) 1277203.253 (45%) 147186.8 24
11St Kilda 18 4 1 132-0-72-1-6165.180 (48%) 1170191.184 (51%) 133088.0 18
12North Melbourne 18 3  153-0-60-0-9144.174 (45%) 1038208.243 (46%) 149169.6 12
Totals Games: 108, Goals: 2121, Behinds: 2563, Accuracy: 45.28%, Total points: 15289, Average score: 70

Finals
Semi Final
Footscray  1.3   4.6   5.8  5.13 43Sat 25-Aug-1956 2:30 PM Att:79,402 Venue: M.C.G.
Geelong  4.2   6.2   6.4   6.5 41Footscray won by 2 pts [Match stats]
Semi Final
Melbourne  1.4   3.6   8.9 11.14 80Sat 01-Sep-1956 2:30 PM Att:91,480 Venue: M.C.G.
Collingwood  1.4   3.7  8.10  8.16 64Melbourne won by 16 pts [Match stats]
Preliminary Final
Collingwood  6.1   6.1  11.5  15.6 96Sat 08-Sep-1956 2:30 PM Att:94,104 Venue: M.C.G.
Footscray  3.0   5.8   6.9  7.15 57Collingwood won by 39 pts [Match stats]
Grand Final
Melbourne  2.4  6.11 10.16 17.19 121Sat 15-Sep-1956 2:50 PM Att:115,802 Venue: M.C.G.
Collingwood  3.3   4.3   5.6  6.12 48Melbourne won by 73 pts [Match stats]


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