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1981 Season Scores and Results

Rounds
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[Ladder]
[Finals]

[Season Attendances]
[Season Records]

Player statistics
[Summary][Totals]
Round 1Att:191,570 (31,928)
Carlton  3.3  10.7  13.9 22.12 144Sat 28-Mar-1981 2:10 PM Att:56,372 Venue: Waverley Park
Richmond  1.3   3.4   8.7 12.10 82Carlton won by 62 pts [Match stats]
Fitzroy  2.2   9.7  15.9 20.13 133Sat 28-Mar-1981 2:10 PM Att:27,202 Venue: Junction Oval
Collingwood 6.13 10.15 16.24 22.27 159Collingwood won by 26 pts [Match stats]
Geelong  3.4   6.9  8.14 10.17 77Sat 28-Mar-1981 2:10 PM Att:37,256 Venue: Kardinia Park
Essendon  3.2   4.5   9.8 10.11 71Geelong won by 6 pts [Match stats]
Footscray  2.3   5.6   9.7 16.12 108Sat 28-Mar-1981 2:10 PM Att:19,101 Venue: Western Oval
St Kilda  8.6 12.13 18.17 23.19 157St Kilda won by 49 pts [Match stats]
Melbourne  7.5   8.9 12.12 16.16 112Sat 28-Mar-1981 2:10 PM Att:32,202 Venue: M.C.G.
Hawthorn  6.3  14.7 18.10 23.15 153Hawthorn won by 41 pts [Match stats]
North Melbourne  5.5   9.8 16.15 21.19 145Sat 28-Mar-1981 2:10 PM Att:19,437 Venue: Arden St
South Melbourne  2.7  5.11  8.16 12.25 97North Melbourne won by 48 pts [Match stats]
Rd 1 Ladder
CA 1 4175.6
NM 1 4149.5
SK 1 4145.4
HW 1 4136.6
CW 1 4119.5
GE 1 4108.5
ES 1 092.2
FI 1 083.6
ME 1 073.2
FO 1 068.8
SM 1 066.9
RI 1 056.9
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Round 2Att:145,971 (24,329)
Hawthorn  4.3   9.6  11.9 16.11 107Sat 04-Apr-1981 2:10 PM Att:30,159 Venue: Princes Park
Carlton  1.2  7.11 11.16 17.21 123Carlton won by 16 pts [Match stats]
Collingwood  6.4 14.11 20.13 26.22 178Sat 04-Apr-1981 2:10 PM Att:26,515 Venue: Victoria Park
Footscray  1.2   6.2   9.5  13.6 84Collingwood won by 94 pts [Match stats]
Essendon  1.4   6.8 10.12 16.15 111Sat 04-Apr-1981 2:10 PM Att:26,754 Venue: Windy Hill
North Melbourne  5.1   8.2  11.5  15.9 99Essendon won by 12 pts [Match stats]
Fitzroy  5.5  10.9 16.13 23.17 155Sat 04-Apr-1981 2:10 PM Att:20,107 Venue: Waverley Park
Melbourne  3.1   8.5  11.9 16.14 110Fitzroy won by 45 pts [Match stats]
St Kilda  5.5   8.8  9.14 14.23 107Sat 04-Apr-1981 2:10 PM Att:24,499 Venue: Moorabbin Oval
Geelong  4.3   8.7 15.10 16.13 109Geelong won by 2 pts [Match stats]
South Melbourne  5.1   8.3 11.10 16.14 110Sat 04-Apr-1981 2:10 PM Att:17,937 Venue: Lake Oval
Richmond  7.4  12.7  16.9 22.13 145Richmond won by 35 pts [Match stats]
Rd 2 Ladder
CW 2 8155.3
CA 2 8141.3
GE 2 8104.5
SK 2 4121.7
NM 2 4117.3
HW 2 4110.6
FI 2 4107.1
ES 2 4103.4
RI 2 489.4
ME 2 072.1
SM 2 071.4
FO 2 057.3
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Round 3Att:173,556 (28,926)
Carlton  4.6  7.11  8.19 14.24 108Sat 11-Apr-1981 2:10 PM Att:24,780 Venue: Princes Park
Fitzroy  4.5  6.10 10.13 12.20 92Carlton won by 16 pts [Match stats]
St Kilda  7.6 10.12 12.16 19.21 135Sat 11-Apr-1981 2:10 PM Att:33,882 Venue: Moorabbin Oval
Collingwood  6.3  11.6 17.15 23.19 157Collingwood won by 22 pts [Match stats]
Richmond  3.5   7.7 10.11 17.16 118Sat 11-Apr-1981 2:10 PM Att:61,908 Venue: M.C.G.
Essendon  5.4  10.8 14.13 16.18 114Richmond won by 4 pts [Match stats]
Footscray  3.5   7.6 15.11 18.11 119Sat 11-Apr-1981 2:10 PM Att:13,256 Venue: Western Oval
Melbourne  0.1   8.4  12.6 18.12 120Melbourne won by 1 pt [Match stats]
North Melbourne  3.8  9.15 13.21 15.26 116Sat 11-Apr-1981 2:10 PM Att:17,753 Venue: Arden St
Geelong  2.3   4.4   6.4  14.5 89North Melbourne won by 27 pts [Match stats]
South Melbourne  5.5   8.8 16.10 21.13 139Sat 11-Apr-1981 2:10 PM Att:21,977 Venue: Waverley Park
Hawthorn  4.3  14.5  16.7  18.9 117South Melbourne won by 22 pts [Match stats]
Rd 3 Ladder
CW 3 12140.3
CA 3 12133.5
NM 3 8121.2
RI 3 893.8
GE 3 893.5
SK 3 4106.7
HW 3 4100.8
FI 3 4100.8
ES 3 4100.7
SM 3 485.0
ME 3 480.1
FO 3 068.4
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Round 4Att:199,172 (33,195)
Fitzroy  3.2   9.9 17.12 25.19 169Sat 18-Apr-1981 2:10 PM Att:15,935 Venue: Junction Oval
South Melbourne  6.5   9.7 12.11 14.16 100Fitzroy won by 69 pts [Match stats]
Melbourne  1.5   4.9  8.13 10.16 76Sat 18-Apr-1981 2:10 PM Att:36,488 Venue: M.C.G.
St Kilda  4.8  6.14 10.23 16.32 128St Kilda won by 52 pts [Match stats]
North Melbourne  2.4   4.8  7.12 13.17 95Sat 18-Apr-1981 2:10 PM Att:48,528 Venue: Waverley Park
Richmond  4.5  9.12 14.17 17.22 124Richmond won by 29 pts [Match stats]
Footscray  3.4   4.8   8.9 11.10 76Mon 20-Apr-1981 2:10 PM Att:27,229 Venue: Waverley Park
Carlton  2.4   4.7  10.9 15.14 104Carlton won by 28 pts [Match stats]
Geelong  5.2   6.4  7.11  9.14 68Mon 20-Apr-1981 2:10 PM Att:41,395 Venue: Kardinia Park
Collingwood  2.5   6.9   8.9 11.10 76Collingwood won by 8 pts [Match stats]
Essendon  2.1   4.3   8.5 11.13 79Mon 20-Apr-1981 2:10 PM Att:29,597 Venue: Windy Hill
Hawthorn  3.4  8.10 11.12 13.16 94Hawthorn won by 15 pts [Match stats]
Rd 4 Ladder
CW 4 16135.7
CA 4 16134.2
RI 4 12101.3
SK 4 8117.1
FI 4 8115.1
NM 4 8108.1
HW 4 8104.0
GE 4 892.7
ES 4 496.6
SM 4 477.4
ME 4 475.3
FO 4 069.2
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Round 5Att:170,793 (28,466)
St Kilda  3.6   4.8  7.10 10.13 73Sat 25-Apr-1981 2:10 PM Att:32,341 Venue: Moorabbin Oval
Carlton  0.4  9.11 17.16 19.23 137Carlton won by 64 pts [Match stats]
Collingwood  7.1  13.5 16.11 21.20 146Sat 25-Apr-1981 2:10 PM Att:30,096 Venue: Victoria Park
Melbourne  3.1   4.3   9.5  13.5 83Collingwood won by 63 pts [Match stats]
Essendon  2.6   9.8 10.13 15.14 104Sat 25-Apr-1981 2:10 PM Att:33,465 Venue: Waverley Park
Fitzroy  6.1  10.3  14.6 19.11 125Fitzroy won by 21 pts [Match stats]
South Melbourne  4.5   9.9 11.14 18.22 130Sat 25-Apr-1981 2:10 PM Att:12,545 Venue: Lake Oval
Footscray  3.4   3.9  7.13  9.14 68South Melbourne won by 62 pts [Match stats]
Richmond  3.4  7.11 10.16 15.22 112Sat 25-Apr-1981 2:10 PM Att:46,230 Venue: M.C.G.
Geelong  1.6   7.7  8.13 11.18 84Richmond won by 28 pts [Match stats]
Hawthorn  6.3  10.6 13.11 17.16 118Sat 25-Apr-1981 2:10 PM Att:16,116 Venue: Princes Park
North Melbourne  2.4   5.8  9.14 11.17 83Hawthorn won by 35 pts [Match stats]
Rd 5 Ladder
CA 5 20143.3
CW 5 20142.3
RI 5 16106.2
FI 5 12116.0
HW 5 12109.9
SK 5 8102.2
NM 5 899.8
SM 5 889.4
GE 5 888.6
ES 5 493.4
ME 5 471.5
FO 5 066.0
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Round 6Att:156,263 (26,044)
Carlton  4.3   6.7  7.10 12.15 87Sat 02-May-1981 2:10 PM Att:36,343 Venue: Princes Park
Collingwood  2.5  10.5  16.9 22.12 144Collingwood won by 57 pts [Match stats]
Footscray  1.5   4.9  6.11 13.13 91Sat 02-May-1981 2:10 PM Att:19,624 Venue: Western Oval
Essendon  2.4   4.5   8.9 12.11 83Footscray won by 8 pts [Match stats]
North Melbourne  4.4 12.12 17.14 27.17 179Sat 02-May-1981 2:10 PM Att:16,219 Venue: Arden St
Fitzroy  8.4   8.6  16.8 19.12 126North Melbourne won by 53 pts [Match stats]
Richmond  3.7  4.10  7.17 10.19 79Sat 02-May-1981 2:10 PM Att:45,750 Venue: M.C.G.
Hawthorn  3.3  11.7 16.11 23.16 154Hawthorn won by 75 pts [Match stats]
St Kilda  5.2   9.5  11.7 13.15 93Sat 02-May-1981 2:10 PM Att:27,250 Venue: Waverley Park
South Melbourne  5.5  10.9 15.10 15.13 103South Melbourne won by 10 pts [Match stats]
Geelong  2.7 12.13 16.18 22.21 153Sun 03-May-1981 2:10 PM Att:11,077 Venue: S.C.G.
Melbourne  2.3   7.6  12.7  16.8 104Geelong won by 49 pts [Match stats]
Rd 6 Ladder
CW 6 24145.8
CA 6 20122.5
HW 6 16120.8
RI 6 1694.2
NM 6 12107.8
FI 6 12105.3
GE 6 1299.0
SM 6 1292.1
SK 6 8100.4
ES 6 493.0
ME 6 470.8
FO 6 470.7
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Round 7Att:96,640 (16,107)
Melbourne  5.2   5.4   8.8   8.8 56Sat 09-May-1981 2:10 PM Att:22,020 Venue: M.C.G.
Carlton  2.5   5.8  8.15 12.24 96Carlton won by 40 pts [Match stats]
Collingwood  5.3  9.10 13.14 18.15 123Sat 09-May-1981 2:10 PM Att:20,553 Venue: Victoria Park
South Melbourne  0.4   3.5   5.8  7.16 58Collingwood won by 65 pts [Match stats]
Essendon  3.8  6.10 11.13 14.17 101Sat 09-May-1981 2:10 PM Att:16,828 Venue: Windy Hill
St Kilda  4.0   7.5   9.7 11.10 76Essendon won by 25 pts [Match stats]
Fitzroy  4.4   5.6 10.12 13.14 92Sat 09-May-1981 2:10 PM Att:12,977 Venue: Junction Oval
Richmond  6.6  9.10 11.12 12.16 88Fitzroy won by 4 pts [Match stats]
North Melbourne  1.2   9.5 14.10 17.16 118Sat 09-May-1981 2:10 PM Att:10,989 Venue: Waverley Park
Footscray  2.6   3.9  4.10  7.12 54North Melbourne won by 64 pts [Match stats]
Hawthorn  4.3   5.4   7.7   8.8 56Sat 09-May-1981 2:10 PM Att:13,273 Venue: Princes Park
Geelong  0.5  4.12  4.14  7.17 59Geelong won by 3 pts [Match stats]
Rd 7 Ladder
CW 7 28151.7
CA 7 24126.8
HW 7 16118.5
NM 7 16116.1
FI 7 16105.2
GE 7 1699.5
RI 7 1694.3
SM 7 1285.7
ES 7 897.5
SK 7 897.2
ME 7 469.6
FO 7 467.4
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Round 8Att:176,068 (29,345)
Geelong  6.2  10.2  11.5  12.8 80Sat 16-May-1981 2:10 PM Att:28,395 Venue: Kardinia Park
Carlton  2.3   4.4  11.7 12.13 85Carlton won by 5 pts [Match stats]
Collingwood  2.2   7.3  13.3  14.3 87Sat 16-May-1981 2:10 PM Att:79,326 Venue: Waverley Park
Essendon  6.3  11.9 15.14 21.18 144Essendon won by 57 pts [Match stats]
Hawthorn  2.1   7.7 11.14 21.18 144Sat 16-May-1981 2:10 PM Att:17,459 Venue: Princes Park
Fitzroy  3.6  7.12 10.17 16.19 115Hawthorn won by 29 pts [Match stats]
Richmond  5.4  10.8 17.13 25.17 167Sat 16-May-1981 2:10 PM Att:21,721 Venue: M.C.G.
Footscray  3.2   8.4 13.10 17.15 117Richmond won by 50 pts [Match stats]
South Melbourne  2.8  9.13 14.16 17.25 127Sat 16-May-1981 2:10 PM Att:12,307 Venue: Lake Oval
Melbourne  4.4   6.5  11.7 12.11 83South Melbourne won by 44 pts [Match stats]
St Kilda  3.6   5.9  7.15  8.16 64Sat 16-May-1981 2:10 PM Att:16,860 Venue: Moorabbin Oval
North Melbourne  5.2  12.7 18.11 25.18 168North Melbourne won by 104 pts [Match stats]
Rd 8 Ladder
CW 8 28135.1
CA 8 28124.5
NM 8 20128.1
HW 8 20119.5
RI 8 20100.5
FI 8 16101.5
GE 8 1698.9
SM 8 1691.6
ES 8 12105.2
SK 8 886.9
ME 8 469.1
FO 8 467.8
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Round 9Att:150,099 (25,017)
Carlton  1.5  8.14 17.17 25.22 172Sat 23-May-1981 2:10 PM Att:22,442 Venue: Princes Park
South Melbourne  4.2   6.2   9.4  11.7 73Carlton won by 99 pts [Match stats]
North Melbourne  2.5  6.11  9.17 12.26 98Sat 23-May-1981 2:10 PM Att:26,255 Venue: Arden St
Collingwood  2.4   5.9 13.10 16.15 111Collingwood won by 13 pts [Match stats]
Melbourne  4.2   6.7   9.7 10.10 70Sat 23-May-1981 2:10 PM Att:31,769 Venue: M.C.G.
Essendon  2.4   4.9  8.18 14.20 104Essendon won by 34 pts [Match stats]
Fitzroy  3.2   6.5  10.9 13.15 93Sat 23-May-1981 2:10 PM Att:15,604 Venue: Junction Oval
Geelong  7.6 10.12 14.14 16.18 114Geelong won by 21 pts [Match stats]
Footscray  2.5   7.9  9.12 10.14 74Sat 23-May-1981 2:10 PM Att:13,789 Venue: Western Oval
Hawthorn  3.4  7.10  9.15 11.18 84Hawthorn won by 10 pts [Match stats]
Richmond 11.5  12.8  14.9 20.16 136Sat 23-May-1981 2:10 PM Att:40,240 Venue: Waverley Park
St Kilda  3.3   9.8 13.12 15.15 105Richmond won by 31 pts [Match stats]
Rd 9 Ladder
CA 9 32134.9
CW 9 32132.7
HW 9 24119.0
RI 9 24103.5
NM 9 20123.2
GE 9 20101.6
ES 9 16108.8
FI 9 1699.5
SM 9 1684.0
SK 9 885.7
FO 9 469.3
ME 9 468.9
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Round 10Att:131,313 (21,886)
Essendon  3.4   4.5   7.7 11.13 79Sat 30-May-1981 2:10 PM Att:30,770 Venue: Windy Hill
Carlton  2.2   5.3   5.6   6.8 44Essendon won by 35 pts [Match stats]
Collingwood  4.3   8.5  13.9 17.10 112Sat 30-May-1981 2:10 PM Att:37,177 Venue: Victoria Park
Richmond  1.1   3.3   5.5   8.9 57Collingwood won by 55 pts [Match stats]
Fitzroy  1.2   4.9 11.13 22.15 147Sat 30-May-1981 2:10 PM Att:11,630 Venue: Junction Oval
Footscray  5.3   7.4   9.7 10.10 70Fitzroy won by 77 pts [Match stats]
Geelong  1.3   3.6   8.7  14.8 92Sat 30-May-1981 2:10 PM Att:19,760 Venue: Kardinia Park
South Melbourne  4.3   7.5   9.8 10.10 70Geelong won by 22 pts [Match stats]
Hawthorn  2.4   5.8  8.13 13.17 95Sat 30-May-1981 2:10 PM Att:14,961 Venue: Princes Park
St Kilda  2.3   7.8  9.11 11.14 80Hawthorn won by 15 pts [Match stats]
Melbourne  3.3   5.5   6.7   6.7 43Sat 30-May-1981 2:10 PM Att:17,015 Venue: Waverley Park
North Melbourne  6.5 11.11 17.15 25.22 172North Melbourne won by 129 pts [Match stats]
Rd 10 Ladder
CW 10 36136.5
CA 10 32127.6
HW 10 28119.0
NM 10 24135.9
GE 10 24103.9
RI 10 2498.3
ES 10 20112.4
FI 10 20106.0
SM 10 1683.4
SK 10 885.5
FO 10 466.8
ME 10 463.3
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Round 11Att:230,970 (38,495)
Carlton  4.1  10.5 14.11 17.13 115Sat 06-Jun-1981 2:10 PM Att:31,806 Venue: Princes Park
North Melbourne  4.7   5.9  7.13 11.18 84Carlton won by 31 pts [Match stats]
St Kilda  3.4   6.9  9.13 14.15 99Sat 06-Jun-1981 2:10 PM Att:21,672 Venue: Moorabbin Oval
Fitzroy  2.5   3.9  5.11  7.17 59St Kilda won by 40 pts [Match stats]
Richmond  7.4  11.5  13.8 20.16 136Sat 06-Jun-1981 2:10 PM Att:31,025 Venue: M.C.G.
Melbourne  5.2   8.4  11.7 14.10 94Richmond won by 42 pts [Match stats]
Hawthorn  7.5  12.9 14.14 18.19 127Mon 08-Jun-1981 2:10 PM Att:92,935 Venue: Waverley Park
Collingwood  3.2   6.3   9.8  12.9 81Hawthorn won by 46 pts [Match stats]
South Melbourne  3.1   6.3   8.6  12.8 80Mon 08-Jun-1981 2:10 PM Att:28,558 Venue: Lake Oval
Essendon  3.6   4.8 10.14 15.18 108Essendon won by 28 pts [Match stats]
Footscray  5.4   6.5  10.8 12.10 82Mon 08-Jun-1981 2:10 PM Att:24,974 Venue: Western Oval
Geelong  5.3  9.10 11.11 17.15 117Geelong won by 35 pts [Match stats]
Rd 11 Ladder
CA 11 36128.4
CW 11 36127.9
HW 11 32122.0
GE 11 28107.2
RI 11 28101.9
NM 11 24129.0
ES 11 24114.3
FI 11 20102.4
SM 11 1682.7
SK 11 1289.4
FO 11 467.1
ME 11 463.9
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Round 12Att:135,735 (22,623)
Carlton  5.4  10.7 16.10 21.13 139Sat 13-Jun-1981 2:10 PM Att:26,990 Venue: Princes Park
Hawthorn  2.7  7.10 10.12 14.16 100Carlton won by 39 pts [Match stats]
Footscray  3.8   6.9  9.15 13.15 93Sat 13-Jun-1981 2:10 PM Att:20,903 Venue: Western Oval
Collingwood  3.3   7.7   8.8 14.14 98Collingwood won by 5 pts [Match stats]
North Melbourne  7.5   7.8 12.10 13.12 90Sat 13-Jun-1981 2:10 PM Att:22,526 Venue: Arden St
Essendon  4.4  7.13 10.20 18.29 137Essendon won by 47 pts [Match stats]
Melbourne  1.6   6.7  8.10 13.12 90Sat 13-Jun-1981 2:10 PM Att:17,691 Venue: M.C.G.
Fitzroy  5.5  9.12 12.21 17.32 134Fitzroy won by 44 pts [Match stats]
Geelong  5.3  9.12 11.16 19.21 135Sat 13-Jun-1981 2:10 PM Att:23,037 Venue: Kardinia Park
St Kilda  1.1   1.5  2.11  4.11 35Geelong won by 100 pts [Match stats]
Richmond  5.3   9.7 10.10 19.12 126Sat 13-Jun-1981 2:10 PM Att:24,588 Venue: Waverley Park
South Melbourne  5.3   6.6 12.14 16.15 111Richmond won by 15 pts [Match stats]
Rd 12 Ladder
CA 12 40129.4
CW 12 40126.1
GE 12 32116.9
HW 12 32116.0
RI 12 32102.9
ES 12 28117.5
NM 12 24121.7
FI 12 24105.5
SM 12 1683.1
SK 12 1283.2
FO 12 468.9
ME 12 464.1
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Round 13Att:127,592 (21,265)
Fitzroy  6.1  14.3  16.9 20.11 131Sat 20-Jun-1981 2:10 PM Att:18,508 Venue: Junction Oval
Carlton  7.2  10.7 14.10 15.16 106Fitzroy won by 25 pts [Match stats]
Collingwood  4.6  10.8 14.11 19.14 128Sat 20-Jun-1981 2:10 PM Att:23,669 Venue: Victoria Park
St Kilda  1.4   2.5   4.6 10.11 71Collingwood won by 57 pts [Match stats]
Essendon  4.4   5.7  7.14 12.22 94Sat 20-Jun-1981 2:10 PM Att:30,765 Venue: Windy Hill
Richmond  2.4   9.8 12.10 13.12 90Essendon won by 4 pts [Match stats]
Melbourne  5.3   5.6   8.8 14.10 94Sat 20-Jun-1981 2:10 PM Att:15,599 Venue: Waverley Park
Footscray  6.4  10.7  16.8 19.11 125Footscray won by 31 pts [Match stats]
Geelong  6.1  10.6 18.11 26.14 170Sat 20-Jun-1981 2:10 PM Att:27,395 Venue: Kardinia Park
North Melbourne  3.3   3.3   4.6   8.8 56Geelong won by 114 pts [Match stats]
Hawthorn  2.3  7.11 14.12 20.18 138Sat 20-Jun-1981 2:10 PM Att:11,656 Venue: Princes Park
South Melbourne  3.4   6.9 12.13 15.16 106Hawthorn won by 32 pts [Match stats]
Rd 13 Ladder
CW 13 44129.2
CA 13 40124.0
GE 13 36126.7
HW 13 36117.2
ES 13 32116.5
RI 13 32102.4
FI 13 28106.8
NM 13 24110.6
SM 13 1682.6
SK 13 1280.9
FO 13 872.7
ME 13 464.9
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Round 14Att:145,282 (24,214)
Carlton  1.7  7.11 11.18 15.25 115Sat 27-Jun-1981 2:10 PM Att:17,464 Venue: Princes Park
Footscray  2.1   4.1   5.3   5.4 34Carlton won by 81 pts [Match stats]
Collingwood  3.2   7.3   8.5  13.8 86Sat 27-Jun-1981 2:10 PM Att:50,441 Venue: Waverley Park
Geelong  3.6   6.8  8.10  9.14 68Collingwood won by 18 pts [Match stats]
South Melbourne  2.6  4.10  6.13  9.16 70Sat 27-Jun-1981 2:10 PM Att:11,756 Venue: Lake Oval
Fitzroy  4.4   9.5  13.6  14.9 93Fitzroy won by 23 pts [Match stats]
St Kilda  4.6  6.10 11.11 18.19 127Sat 27-Jun-1981 2:10 PM Att:14,058 Venue: Moorabbin Oval
Melbourne  3.1   7.2   8.6   8.7 55St Kilda won by 72 pts [Match stats]
Richmond  4.5 11.14 16.20 21.23 149Sat 27-Jun-1981 2:10 PM Att:31,212 Venue: M.C.G.
North Melbourne  5.2   7.6 12.11 15.16 106Richmond won by 43 pts [Match stats]
Hawthorn  4.4  10.7 17.10 20.13 133Sun 28-Jun-1981 2:10 PM Att:20,351 Venue: Gabba
Essendon  5.2  14.8 18.12 22.19 151Essendon won by 18 pts [Match stats]
Rd 14 Ladder
CW 14 48129.1
CA 14 44130.1
GE 14 36123.2
ES 14 36116.2
HW 14 36114.1
RI 14 36105.0
FI 14 32108.0
NM 14 24106.7
SK 14 1686.2
SM 14 1682.2
FO 14 869.8
ME 14 463.5
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Round 15Att:116,028 (19,338)
Carlton  1.1   4.3  5.11  6.14 50Sat 04-Jul-1981 2:10 PM Att:21,579 Venue: Waverley Park
St Kilda  4.1   4.1   5.3   5.5 35Carlton won by 15 pts [Match stats]
Fitzroy  1.2   3.4   5.8  8.13 61Sat 04-Jul-1981 2:10 PM Att:18,374 Venue: Junction Oval
Essendon  2.4   7.5   9.9 11.14 80Essendon won by 19 pts [Match stats]
North Melbourne  4.6   4.9  7.10  7.13 55Sat 04-Jul-1981 2:10 PM Att:8,160 Venue: Arden St
Hawthorn  3.5 10.10 13.14 16.19 115Hawthorn won by 60 pts [Match stats]
Melbourne  2.3   6.3  10.4  10.6 66Sat 11-Jul-1981 2:10 PM Att:30,803 Venue: M.C.G.
Collingwood  5.3   8.8  9.15 12.16 88Collingwood won by 22 pts [Match stats]
Footscray  1.3   2.5   6.8   7.9 51Sat 11-Jul-1981 2:10 PM Att:10,478 Venue: Western Oval
South Melbourne  5.3   7.6  9.10 17.12 114South Melbourne won by 63 pts [Match stats]
Geelong  2.3   6.5  10.8 12.10 82Sat 11-Jul-1981 2:10 PM Att:26,634 Venue: Kardinia Park
Richmond  2.2   5.2   7.2   8.4 52Geelong won by 30 pts [Match stats]
Rd 15 Ladder
CW 15 52129.3
CA 15 48130.4
GE 15 40124.6
HW 15 40117.6
ES 15 40116.9
RI 15 36102.9
FI 15 32106.4
NM 15 24102.5
SM 15 2086.4
SK 15 1685.7
FO 15 868.2
ME 15 464.0
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Round 16Att:124,370 (20,728)
Collingwood  0.4   2.7   9.9 11.11 77Sat 18-Jul-1981 2:10 PM Att:30,708 Venue: Victoria Park
Carlton  3.3   5.9  6.11 10.16 76Collingwood won by 1 pt [Match stats]
Essendon  5.1 10.10 15.15 22.21 153Sat 18-Jul-1981 2:10 PM Att:21,088 Venue: Windy Hill
Footscray  3.8   4.9  6.12  8.12 60Essendon won by 93 pts [Match stats]
Fitzroy  3.2   5.7  10.8 18.13 121Sat 18-Jul-1981 2:10 PM Att:17,713 Venue: Waverley Park
North Melbourne  2.2   2.6  6.11 12.15 87Fitzroy won by 34 pts [Match stats]
Melbourne  1.2   2.5   7.5  12.7 79Sat 18-Jul-1981 2:10 PM Att:21,947 Venue: M.C.G.
Geelong  5.6 10.16 16.26 22.35 167Geelong won by 88 pts [Match stats]
Hawthorn  1.6   5.9  9.10 12.14 86Sat 18-Jul-1981 2:10 PM Att:19,617 Venue: Princes Park
Richmond  2.2   6.5  12.7 20.11 131Richmond won by 45 pts [Match stats]
South Melbourne  3.0   8.6 15.11 22.19 151Sat 18-Jul-1981 2:10 PM Att:13,297 Venue: Lake Oval
St Kilda  9.0  11.2  15.3  16.4 100South Melbourne won by 51 pts [Match stats]
Rd 16 Ladder
CW 16 56127.8
CA 16 48128.6
GE 16 44130.0
ES 16 44122.8
HW 16 40113.4
RI 16 40105.4
FI 16 36108.1
NM 16 24100.4
SM 16 2489.9
SK 16 1684.0
FO 16 866.0
ME 16 462.7
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Round 17Att:137,657 (22,943)
Carlton  2.2 10.10 14.12 23.15 153Sat 25-Jul-1981 2:10 PM Att:15,196 Venue: Princes Park
Melbourne  5.4   7.6  14.7 15.10 100Carlton won by 53 pts [Match stats]
St Kilda  1.1   6.2   9.2  12.4 76Sat 25-Jul-1981 2:10 PM Att:23,126 Venue: Moorabbin Oval
Essendon  4.4   8.9  8.17 12.21 93Essendon won by 17 pts [Match stats]
Richmond  7.5   9.8 11.11 16.19 115Sat 25-Jul-1981 2:10 PM Att:37,589 Venue: M.C.G.
Fitzroy  0.5   8.9 13.13 17.14 116Fitzroy won by 1 pt [Match stats]
Footscray  9.2  10.6  13.8  18.8 116Sat 25-Jul-1981 2:10 PM Att:14,755 Venue: Western Oval
North Melbourne  2.4   8.6  12.8 19.11 125North Melbourne won by 9 pts [Match stats]
Geelong  1.1   3.5   6.7 10.11 71Sat 25-Jul-1981 2:10 PM Att:24,753 Venue: Kardinia Park
Hawthorn  2.2   3.3   6.8   8.9 57Geelong won by 14 pts [Match stats]
South Melbourne  6.3   8.8 13.10 18.13 121Sun 26-Jul-1981 2:10 PM Att:22,238 Venue: S.C.G.
Collingwood  2.6  6.10 12.12 15.13 103South Melbourne won by 18 pts [Match stats]
Rd 17 Ladder
CW 17 56124.5
CA 17 52130.3
GE 17 48129.8
ES 17 48122.8
HW 17 40112.0
FI 17 40107.6
RI 17 40105.0
NM 17 28100.9
SM 17 2891.4
SK 17 1683.9
FO 17 867.6
ME 17 462.9
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Round 18Att:155,802 (25,967)
Carlton  7.2   9.5  11.7 17.13 115Sat 01-Aug-1981 2:10 PM Att:30,512 Venue: Princes Park
Geelong  2.3   4.3   8.7 12.10 82Carlton won by 33 pts [Match stats]
Fitzroy  4.7   6.7  8.12 10.13 73Sat 01-Aug-1981 2:10 PM Att:16,013 Venue: Junction Oval
Hawthorn  0.4  3.10  5.12  7.19 61Fitzroy won by 12 pts [Match stats]
Footscray  4.5   7.8  7.11  9.15 69Sat 01-Aug-1981 2:10 PM Att:19,725 Venue: Waverley Park
Richmond  1.2   6.6 10.11 15.13 103Richmond won by 34 pts [Match stats]
Melbourne  3.2   7.5  9.11 12.14 86Sat 01-Aug-1981 2:10 PM Att:13,886 Venue: M.C.G.
South Melbourne  2.1   7.8 11.11 17.13 115South Melbourne won by 29 pts [Match stats]
North Melbourne  9.8 11.10 15.18 16.21 117Sat 01-Aug-1981 2:10 PM Att:11,517 Venue: Arden St
St Kilda  2.0   5.4   7.9 12.13 85North Melbourne won by 32 pts [Match stats]
Essendon  4.2   6.3   9.9 12.16 88Sun 02-Aug-1981 2:10 PM Att:64,149 Venue: M.C.G.
Collingwood  3.5   7.8  9.11  9.15 69Essendon won by 19 pts [Match stats]
Rd 18 Ladder
CA 18 56130.8
CW 18 56122.1
ES 18 52123.0
GE 18 48125.1
FI 18 44108.0
RI 18 44106.6
HW 18 40110.8
NM 18 32102.5
SM 18 3293.2
SK 18 1683.2
FO 18 867.6
ME 18 463.4
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Round 19Att:110,556 (18,426)
Collingwood  0.3   5.9 11.16 14.19 103Sat 08-Aug-1981 2:10 PM Att:21,237 Venue: Victoria Park
North Melbourne  4.5   6.8  9.10 11.13 79Collingwood won by 24 pts [Match stats]
Essendon  1.9  5.12  9.19 14.20 104Sat 08-Aug-1981 2:10 PM Att:15,365 Venue: Windy Hill
Melbourne  0.2   3.4   3.5   9.6 60Essendon won by 44 pts [Match stats]
Geelong  4.2  7.11 10.12 11.19 85Sat 08-Aug-1981 2:10 PM Att:25,565 Venue: Waverley Park
Fitzroy  2.5   2.5  5.14  9.16 70Geelong won by 15 pts [Match stats]
Hawthorn  8.1  10.9 14.13 15.21 111Sat 08-Aug-1981 2:10 PM Att:8,058 Venue: Princes Park
Footscray  1.2   5.6  10.8 13.12 90Hawthorn won by 21 pts [Match stats]
St Kilda  0.1   6.8   6.9  9.11 65Sat 08-Aug-1981 2:10 PM Att:15,943 Venue: Moorabbin Oval
Richmond  5.4   5.4   7.8 10.11 71Richmond won by 6 pts [Match stats]
South Melbourne  1.4   2.9  4.11  8.14 62Sun 09-Aug-1981 2:10 PM Att:24,388 Venue: M.C.G.
Carlton  5.0  10.5  11.6  13.7 85Carlton won by 23 pts [Match stats]
Rd 19 Ladder
CA 19 60131.1
CW 19 60122.5
ES 19 56124.9
GE 19 52125.0
RI 19 48106.7
HW 19 44111.4
FI 19 44106.9
NM 19 32101.2
SM 19 3292.4
SK 19 1683.5
FO 19 868.2
ME 19 463.2
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Round 20Att:158,129 (26,355)
Carlton  3.1   6.2  11.6  15.8 98Sat 15-Aug-1981 2:10 PM Att:36,681 Venue: Princes Park
Essendon  3.3   5.7  8.10 14.15 99Essendon won by 1 pt [Match stats]
Richmond  1.7  7.11  9.16 11.20 86Sat 15-Aug-1981 2:10 PM Att:69,217 Venue: M.C.G.
Collingwood  3.3   6.7   9.7  14.7 91Collingwood won by 5 pts [Match stats]
Footscray  2.1   5.7   8.9 12.14 86Sat 15-Aug-1981 2:10 PM Att:11,770 Venue: Western Oval
Fitzroy  7.4  12.7 19.12 22.15 147Fitzroy won by 61 pts [Match stats]
South Melbourne  2.5   5.9  9.12 12.14 86Sat 15-Aug-1981 2:10 PM Att:11,849 Venue: Lake Oval
Geelong  8.3  11.7 14.11 21.13 139Geelong won by 53 pts [Match stats]
St Kilda  3.4   4.6  7.11  9.14 68Sat 15-Aug-1981 2:10 PM Att:20,863 Venue: Waverley Park
Hawthorn  1.6  4.13  7.15 10.17 77Hawthorn won by 9 pts [Match stats]
North Melbourne  2.4 10.11 16.15 21.19 145Sat 15-Aug-1981 2:10 PM Att:7,749 Venue: Arden St
Melbourne  4.4   5.6  12.7  13.9 87North Melbourne won by 58 pts [Match stats]
Rd 20 Ladder
CW 20 64121.7
CA 20 60129.2
ES 20 60123.5
GE 20 56126.9
HW 20 48111.5
FI 20 48109.6
RI 20 48106.2
NM 20 36103.8
SM 20 3290.5
SK 20 1683.7
FO 20 867.6
ME 20 463.0
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Round 21Att:120,281 (20,047)
North Melbourne  2.4   2.9  7.13  8.14 62Sat 22-Aug-1981 2:10 PM Att:25,544 Venue: Waverley Park
Carlton  2.2   9.6  10.8 12.12 84Carlton won by 22 pts [Match stats]
Collingwood  2.5  8.11 14.12 22.17 149Sat 22-Aug-1981 2:10 PM Att:26,680 Venue: Victoria Park
Hawthorn  6.3   7.6   9.8 11.10 76Collingwood won by 73 pts [Match stats]
Essendon  5.7 15.10 21.19 26.23 179Sat 22-Aug-1981 2:10 PM Att:18,787 Venue: Windy Hill
South Melbourne  3.0   6.4   7.5  10.8 68Essendon won by 111 pts [Match stats]
Fitzroy  3.3   4.6 10.15 14.18 102Sat 22-Aug-1981 2:10 PM Att:12,130 Venue: Junction Oval
St Kilda  2.0   7.7   7.8  9.10 64Fitzroy won by 38 pts [Match stats]
Geelong 10.5  13.7 15.16 18.20 128Sat 22-Aug-1981 2:10 PM Att:17,573 Venue: Kardinia Park
Footscray  1.1   5.5   7.7  8.11 59Geelong won by 69 pts [Match stats]
Melbourne  2.3   6.5   8.8  15.9 99Sat 22-Aug-1981 2:10 PM Att:19,567 Venue: M.C.G.
Richmond  5.2   9.4  15.9 17.14 116Richmond won by 17 pts [Match stats]
Rd 21 Ladder
CW 21 68124.7
CA 21 64129.4
ES 21 64128.9
GE 21 60130.1
FI 21 52111.1
RI 21 52106.7
HW 21 48107.1
NM 21 36102.7
SM 21 3286.6
SK 21 1682.7
FO 21 866.6
ME 21 464.0
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Round 22Att:200,176 (33,363)
Richmond  1.6   2.8   3.9  5.10 40Sat 29-Aug-1981 2:10 PM Att:64,207 Venue: M.C.G.
Carlton  3.4   5.9  8.12  9.13 67Carlton won by 27 pts [Match stats]
Collingwood  0.1   0.2   1.3   4.9 33Sat 29-Aug-1981 2:10 PM Att:32,393 Venue: Victoria Park
Fitzroy  4.4   5.9  7.11  8.11 59Fitzroy won by 26 pts [Match stats]
Essendon  1.3   2.4   5.6  6.11 47Sat 29-Aug-1981 2:10 PM Att:75,221 Venue: Waverley Park
Geelong  2.3   3.7  5.12  7.13 55Geelong won by 8 pts [Match stats]
St Kilda  2.1   5.6  7.10 12.15 87Sat 29-Aug-1981 2:10 PM Att:11,948 Venue: Moorabbin Oval
Footscray  3.2   4.4   5.6   5.8 38St Kilda won by 49 pts [Match stats]
Hawthorn  5.5   6.9 10.14 15.20 110Sat 29-Aug-1981 2:10 PM Att:7,922 Venue: Princes Park
Melbourne  3.2   4.6   5.8   8.9 57Hawthorn won by 53 pts [Match stats]
South Melbourne  3.2   6.7  9.11 10.14 74Sat 29-Aug-1981 2:10 PM Att:8,485 Venue: Lake Oval
North Melbourne  5.7   7.9 12.13 15.17 107North Melbourne won by 33 pts [Match stats]
Rd 22 Ladder
CA 22 68130.3
CW 22 68122.6
GE 22 64129.8
ES 22 64127.6
FI 22 56112.1
HW 22 52109.4
RI 22 52105.3
NM 22 40104.1
SM 22 3285.8
SK 22 2085.2
FO 22 865.8
ME 22 463.5
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1981 Ladder
#TeamPWDLHomeAwayGF-BFForGA-BAAgn%Pts
1Carlton 22 17  59-0-28-0-3327.341 (49%) 2303253.250 (50%) 1768130.3 68
2Collingwood 22 17  59-0-28-0-3349.305 (53%) 2399275.307 (47%) 1957122.6 68
3Geelong 22 16  69-0-27-0-4315.334 (49%) 2224241.268 (47%) 1714129.8 64
4Essendon 22 16  68-0-38-0-3324.379 (46%) 2323264.237 (53%) 1821127.6 64
5Fitzroy 22 14  88-0-36-0-5346.337 (51%) 2413300.352 (46%) 2152112.1 56
6Hawthorn 22 13  97-0-46-0-5329.339 (49%) 2313299.320 (48%) 2114109.4 52
7Richmond 22 13  97-0-46-0-5333.325 (51%) 2323317.305 (51%) 2207105.3 52
8North Melbourne 22 10  126-0-54-0-7337.364 (48%) 2386327.331 (50%) 2293104.1 40
9South Melbourne 22 8  145-0-63-0-8307.323 (49%) 2165370.302 (55%) 252285.8 32
10St Kilda 22 5  173-0-82-0-9270.310 (47%) 1930319.352 (48%) 226685.2 20
11Footscray 22 2  201-0-101-0-10253.246 (51%) 1764387.358 (52%) 268065.8 8
12Melbourne 22 1  210-0-111-0-10268.216 (55%) 1824406.437 (48%) 287363.5 4
Totals Games: 132, Goals: 3758, Behinds: 3819, Accuracy: 49.60%, Total points: 26367, Average score: 99

Finals
Qualifying Final
Geelong  2.5  8.11 14.11 16.16 112Sat 05-Sep-1981 2:30 PM Att:83,899 Venue: M.C.G.
Collingwood  5.5   6.9  9.15 13.20 98Geelong won by 14 pts [Match stats]
Elimination Final
Fitzroy  3.4   7.7 12.11 16.13 109Sat 05-Sep-1981 2:30 PM Att:58,598 Venue: Waverley Park
Essendon  0.5   4.8 11.11 13.16 94Fitzroy won by 15 pts [Match stats]
Semi Final
Carlton  1.2   5.8 10.12 16.17 113Sat 12-Sep-1981 2:30 PM Att:66,078 Venue: Waverley Park
Geelong  3.3   5.3   9.4  11.7 73Carlton won by 40 pts [Match stats]
Semi Final
Collingwood  5.6 11.13 14.15 19.19 133Sat 12-Sep-1981 2:30 PM Att:85,133 Venue: M.C.G.
Fitzroy  2.3   6.5 12.13 19.18 132Collingwood won by 1 pt [Match stats]
Preliminary Final
Collingwood  3.5   5.8  9.10 12.10 82Sat 19-Sep-1981 2:30 PM Att:69,536 Venue: Waverley Park
Geelong  1.3   6.5  10.8  11.9 75Collingwood won by 7 pts [Match stats]
Grand Final
Carlton  2.4   5.8  8.13 12.20 92Sat 26-Sep-1981 2:50 PM Att:112,964 Venue: M.C.G.
Collingwood  2.6   5.7 10.10 10.12 72Carlton won by 20 pts [Match stats]


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