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jasonborough
Port melbourne also wore a jumper with the team of the century logo on the front.
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[quote="jasonborough"]Port melbourne also wore a jumper with the team of the century logo on the front.[/quote] Remember Jasonborough I think in the mid to late 1990's Port also wore a guernsey with the word BOROUGHS across the front of their jumpers in some games. Go Borough!
jasonborough
Good get bobbyborough.
jb
1975 was a turning point for guernsey changes when the VFA did away with black for home and white for away shorts. Box Hill: Went from brown with gold V to the design they have now. Wore gold shorts for a few years and have varied between brown with gold tops, brown and gold hoops and all gold. Box Hill wore the brown with gold V in th qualifying final against Willy in 2003. Brunswick: Had black backs and sleeves, also white tops to socks until early 80's. Caulfield: Changed from navy and white hoops to royal blue and white hoops. in 1981 changed to stripes. Coburg: Red shorts until early 90's Dandenong: Red shorts until mid 80's Frankston: St Kilda design with a white dolphin. Wore red shorts at home until design changed to black with the thin red and white strip down the left side. Geelong West: I recall they had a year (perhaps 1977) when they had a red V (like South Melb) before going back to the monogram. Mordialloc: Red and white hoops, but changed to strips when elevated to Div 1 in 1978 Northcote: Changed from green with gold yolk to green and gold strips with gold shorts. Played in the first televised game of 1975 against Sunshine Oakleigh: Gold shorts until the very late 80's when they reverted to purple shorts. Socks varied between purple with gold tops and purple and gold hoops Port Melbourne: No real change, other than as mentioned above. Stripes are thinner now than the 70's Prahran: Went to light blue shorts. Badge on left breast seemed to get smaller in the 80's. Preston: Simply wore white shorts, whether home or away. Changed for the 1983 grand final against Geelong West, after complaints following the 2nd semi when no one could tell the teams apart. Sandringham: Royal blue shorts until mid 1980's. Sunshine: were actually navy blue with a white yolk. For a couple of years (1980 and 1981) wore navy blue with a while S. Waverley: Standard black shorts. Not sure if they ever wore red shorts, but some black and white photos i've seen suggest they may have. Werribee: Richmond design until about 1984 when they reversed to be gold with black sash. Aslo red collars and cuffs. A number of changes and alternatives since. Williamstown: in 1975 wore plain yellow socks for most of the year but reverted back to blue and gold hoops. For a couple of years in the 80' wore yellow shorts away. Yarraville: Navy blue with while monogram and red collars and cuffs until 1977. Then changed to red with royal blue saddle and white eagle. Coincided with major sponsorship (Masseys) which saw them make the GF after finishing bottom the year before.
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JB, I'd love to get hold of the Northcote v Sunshine match from 1975. I do remember it being the first televised game in colour. Shame on channel 0 for throwing out/destroying relics like this game. The first VFA game in colour !!! The Yarraville jumper with the eagle was actually spotted on ebay a while a go. I think it went for over $100 by memory. Masseys pumped a fair bit of money into the club and recruited strongly in 1977 but as hot favouritres got rolled on the Grand Final to Mordialloc. Also an article in last week's Inside Footy regarding some 16mm film that was sold on ebay last year. I actually put a bid for these but got outbid. I think they sold for around $300 each. It was a Melbourne v Essendon 1970 game, a 1971 Richmond v Hawthorn game and a couple of old SA games from the late 60s. These were filmed by channel nine but ended up in Vietnam. The winning bidder has lent them to National Film and Sound Archives in Canberra. I have had a search for vfa stuff and interstingly the only game they have is a Frankston v Dandenong game from 1979- the second and third quarters.
MinkaBeaver
[quote="vfa"]JB, I'd love to get hold of the Northcote v Sunshine match from 1975. I do remember it being the first televised game in colour. Shame on channel 0 for throwing out/destroying relics like this game. The first VFA game in colour !!! The Yarraville jumper with the eagle was actually spotted on ebay a while a go. I think it went for over $100 by memory. Masseys pumped a fair bit of money into the club and recruited strongly in 1977 but as hot favouritres got rolled on the Grand Final to Mordialloc. Also an article in last week's Inside Footy regarding some 16mm film that was sold on ebay last year. I actually put a bid for these but got outbid. I think they sold for around $300 each. It was a Melbourne v Essendon 1970 game, a 1971 Richmond v Hawthorn game and a couple of old SA games from the late 60s. These were filmed by channel nine but ended up in Vietnam. The winning bidder has lent them to National Film and Sound Archives in Canberra. I have had a search for vfa stuff and interstingly the only game they have is a Frankston v Dandenong game from 1979- the second and third quarters.[/quote] Were the 16mm games in colour? Before the introduction of full-time coulour television in 1975, there were many TV events and shows shot with colour tape, either because the stations wanted to, or as a test broadcast. (I know, for instance, that the Victoria v South Australia game at the National Carnival in 1972 was shot in colour).
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Not quite sure but there was quite a bit of stuff in colour pre 1975. I know I have a copy the 1958/9/63 SANFL Grand Finals and they are in colour. The 1958 SANFL Grand Final features Fos Williams running around for Port Adelaide. I bid for the 16mm tapes but were outbid. For memory they fetched over $350 for each game. Reading last week's Inside Footy the article seems to think they could be other stuff in a containers in channel nine vaults. Could be some footy stuff. The longer they leave it the harder it will be to retain this stuff. Absolute shame that old games are gone and they do not make an effort to reatin the visual history of our great game. Just a pity that the technology of a vsh/beta were not around 20 years earlier than the 1970s. Still the private collectors would have some old footage in their collections featuring old games. Important to convert the old stuff into DVD format to preserve it.
Caeser
Was just on You tube, and saw a Caulfield Vs Coburg game, Phil Cleary kicked 7 goals. Caulfield had Geelong jumpers, but all navy socks, and they were called the Bears.
Mustang
[quote="vfa"]7. Box Hill 1951 to present, aligned with Hawthorn in 2000 3 vertical stripes, yellow, brown (Center), yellow, white Mustang quote] Let's get one thing straight - Box Hill wears brown and [b]gold[/b] [u]not[/u] brown and yellow :evil:
Mustang
[quote="jb"]Box Hill: Went from brown with gold V to the design they have now. Wore gold shorts for a few years and have varied between brown with gold tops, brown and gold hoops and all gold. Box Hill wore the brown with gold V in th qualifying final against Willy in 2003.[/quote] Box Hill wore a brown jumper with a gold vee and small white horse emblem from the Club's formation in 1937 to 1974. Box Hill changed to the present design prior to the 1975 season. From 1975 to 1982 it wore gold shorts (home and away), since 1983 it has gone to brown shorts (home) and white shorts (away). The socks have had many changes over the years. Box Hill wore a special commemorative jumper (replica of its original VFA jumper) in the 2003 Qualifying Final against Williamstown to mark its 1,000th VFA/VFL game.

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