1939 Dockerty Cup Results

written by John Punshon
Sources: The Age, The Argus, The Sun, The Sunshine Advocate.


The line-ups on this page are the selected teams published in the newspapers on Saturday mornings. As much care as possible has been taken with the spelling of player names. However, inconsistent spelling in the newspapers has often made this difficult.

Home Team v Away Team
Round One
Saturday, July 29, 1939. Olympic Park, Melbourne. Referee: C Rodger.
Hakoah
C Power, Moss, Wise, J Kornhauser, Else, A Roth, George Hawkes, Yaffe, A Mackey, Thomson, A Lang.
Goals: Mackey x 3, Yaffe
4 - 1 University High School Old Boys
Goal: Marshall
Saturday, July 29, 1939. Middle Park. Referee: JG Gray.
South Melbourne United
Harry Ashworth, Laurie Taylor, Don McLeod, Keith Murray, Ralph Guthrie, Locke, L Carter, Perrett, Harry Hodge, Len Van Pelt, Reddish. Res: Fletcher.
Goals: McLeod og, Hodge
2 - 0 Footscray Thistle
W Morton, O Ramsay, Newman, A McLeod, J Tait, C Cunningham, J Morton, T Allen, R Cook, H Haw, E Abberton, T Greer, Knight. [13 names]
Round Two
Saturday, August 12, 1939. Referee: J Riddell.
Air Force
Morgan, Fields, Metzler, Tucker, Cowan, Hamilton, Withey, Fitzjohn, Maroney, Palmer, Windover. Res: Walker, Lamb.
Goals: Withey, Windover
2 - 6 South Melbourne
Huckle, J Sinclair, McLaggan, Barrett, J Wilson, O'Brien, Roy Wilson, Roger Wilson, J Howes, Gow, Holden. Res: Currie.
Goals: Holden x 3, Howes x 2, Gow
Saturday, August 12, 1939. Hurlingham Park, Brighton East. Referee: JG Gray.
Brighton
Kemp, H Armstrong, Stewart, Porter, Don Bingham, Fred Ursell, Chapman, Sketcher, Geddes, Peter, McDougall. Res: Toe.
0 - 3 Prahran
Bates, J Fraser, F Bull, T Wittmer, Syd Fraser, A Kerr, Tom McCluskey, Peter McCluskey, J Baxter, J Taylor, Bishton.
Goals: P McCluskey, Baxter, Taylor
Saturday, August 12, 1939. Olympic Park, Melbourne. Referee: Tom Burns.
Hakoah
C Power, Wise, A Mackey, Else, A Roth, Briggs, Moss, J Kornhauser, Yaffe, George Hawkes, Fitzgerald, Alec Forrest, Arber, Thomson, A Lang. [15 names]
Goals: Forrest x 2, Mackey
3 - 6 Collingwood
T Callander, Rogers, Roden, Ferneyhough, Stewart, W Morton, Lurton, D Glover, J Fairweather, Bergner, D Fairweather.
Goals: Lurton x 3, J Fairweather x 2, D Fairweather
Saturday, August 12, 1939. Referee: S Fourte.
Heidelberg
Goals: Mason, B Jarvis, Thorpe, Bowman
4 - 2 Sandringham
Hotton, Nicoll, Costello, Kane, Dracup, Leverton, Lathlain, Cole, Bingham, Milliken, Robinson.
Goals: Robinson x 2
Saturday, August 12, 1939. ICI Oval, Deer Park. Referee: W Duff.
Nobels
Tom Sharp, George Weir, Smith Weir, George Sharpe, Jock Lyons, Wal Whittaker, Peter Young, Bill Douglas, Bob Gray, Johnny Campbell, Don Wilson, Jack Paulsen. [12 names]
Goals: Campbell x 5, B Gray x 3, P Young x 2
10 - 2 Yallourn
Goals: McIver x 2
Saturday, August 12, 1939. Middle Park. Referee: C Armstrong.
South Melbourne United
Harry Ashworth, Laurie Taylor, Don McLeod, Fletcher, Ralph Guthrie, Locke, L Carter, Len Van Pelt, Harry Hodge, Perrett, R Dixon.
Goals: Hodge x 5, Perrett, Carter
7 - 0 Box Hill
J Giles, F Smith, J Fox, Jack Bayley, W Johnson, G Buist, E Young, G Fox, R Brown, A McKellar, G Naismith. Res: Foster, Jack Holborn, Underwood.
Saturday, August 12, 1939. Fawkner Patk, South Yarra. Referee: C Rodger.
South Yarra
Morgan, Brown, Pratt, Brundell, S Jones, MacRae, Spetch, Stevenson, Friend, Baxter, Bradd. Res: Stewart.
Goals: Friend, Stevenson
2 - 1 Coburg
Parker, Forrest, J Lyons, Duffy, Johnstone, W Hessell, Farrar, T Hassell, Sparkes, Old, Greig. Res: Allan, Eunson.
Goal: Eunson
Saturday, August 12, 1939.
Wonthaggi
Goals: J Spooner, Miller, A Spooner
3 - 5 Moreland
Ken Barton, Cook, McFarland, Mayne, C Semple, Wallace, Mc Dougall, J Fraser, C Tennant, Coles, Home, Dorrington, J Barton, Knowles. [14 names]
Goals: Wallace x 3, Fraser, Home
Round Three
Saturday, August 19, 1939. Referee: JG Gray.
Collingwood
T Callander, Roden, Ferneyhough, Lurton, J Fairweather, W Morton, D Glover, Stewart, D Fairweather, Bergner, Nicholas, Johnstone. [12 names]
Goal: Lurton
1 - 5 Moreland
Barnes, Cook, McFarland, C Tennant, C Semple, Home, Coles, J Fraser, J Barton, Mayne, Mc Dougall, Dorrington, Armstrong. [13 names]
Goals: Barton x 2, Fraser, Tennant, McDougall
Saturday, August 19, 1939. Referee: G Goode.
Heidelberg
Kirkwood, Crowther, Alexander, Young, J Cummings, J Chesters, B Jarvis, Bowman, Baillie, Clarke, Thorpe. Res: MacFarlane, Mason, F Jarvis.
0 - 2 South Yarra
Morgan, Stewart, Pratt, Brundell, Brown, MacRae, S Jones, Baxter, Spetch, Stevenson, Friend, Bradd. [12 names]
Goals: Baxter, Jones
Saturday, August 19, 1939. ICI Oval, Deer Park. Referee: C Rodger.
Nobels
Tom Sharp, George Weir, Smith Weir, George Sharpe, Jock Lyons, Whittaker, Peter Young, Bill Douglas, Bob Gray, Johnny Campbell, Jack Paulsen, Jim Young. [12 names]
Goals: J Young x 3, G Weir x 2, Campbell
6 - 1 South Melbourne
Huckle, J Sinclair, McLaggan, Barrett, J Wilson, O'Brien, Currie, Roy Wilson, J Howes, Gow, Holden.
Goal: Roy Wilson
Saturday, August 19, 1939. Como Park, South Yarra. Referee: S Fourte.
Prahran
Prahran: Bates, J Fraser, F Bull, T Wittmer, Syd Fraser, A Kerr, Tom McCluskey, Peter McCluskey, J Baxter, J Taylor or Turnbull, Bishton.
Goals: Baxter, Bishton, Turnbull
3 - 0 South Melbourne United
Harry Ashworth, Laurie Taylor, Don McLeod, Ralph Guthrie, R Dixon, Fletcher, Len Van Pelt, Harry Hodge, Perrett, Moorfield. [10 names]
Semi-Finals
Saturday, September 9, 1939. Olympic Park, Melbourne.
Prahran
Bates, J Fraser, F Bull, T Wittmer, Syd Fraser, A Kerr, Tom McCluskey, Peter McCluskey, J Baxter, J Taylor, Bishton. Res: Turnbull.
Goals: P McCluskey, Baxter
2 - 1 South Yarra
Morgan, Stewart, Pratt, Brown, MacRae, Brundell, Spetch, Stevenson, Friend, S Jones, Bradd. Res: Baxter, McMillan.
Goal: Spetch
Saturday, September 16, 1939. Olympic Park, Melbourne. Referee: W Duff.
Nobels
Tom Sharp, George Weir, Smith Weir, George Sharpe, Jock Lyons, Jim Young, Peter Young, Johnny Johnstone, Bill Douglas, Johnny Campbell, Jack Paulsen. Res: Whittaker, Don Wilson, Bob Gray, A Gray.
Goals: Douglas, Paulsen, Lyons, P Young
4 - 1 Moreland
Ken Barton, Cook, McFarland, Mayne, C Semple, Home, Wallace, J Fraser, J Barton, C Tennant, Mc Dougall. Res: Coles.
Goal: Wallace
1939 Dockerty Cup Final
Saturday, September 23, 1939. Olympic Park, Melbourne.
Prahran
Bates, J Fraser, F Bull, T Wittmer, Syd Fraser, A Kerr, Tom McCluskey, Peter McCluskey, J Baxter, J Taylor, Bishton. Res: Turnbull.
Goal: T McCluskey
1 - 6 Nobels
Tom Sharp, George Weir, Smith Weir, George Sharpe, Johnny Johnstone, Jim Young, Peter Young, Bill Douglas, Jock Lyons, Johnny Campbell, Jack Paulsen.
Goals: Lyons x 3, Johnstone, P Young, Campbell