1940 Dockerty Cup Results

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


The line-ups that appear on this page were the selected teams published in the newspapers prior to the match. Late inclusions, where known, have been noted. Clubs sometimes named more than eleven players.

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Home Team v Away Team
Round One
Saturday, May 25, 1940. Referee: Not known.
Heidelberg
Goals: Bowman x 2
2 - 0 Collingwood
Scott, Newman, Roden, Calvert, Morton, Lurton, Gray, Ferneyhough, Farrer, J Fairweather, G Fairweather, Glover, Adams. [13 names]
Saturday, May 25, 1940. Referee: Not known.
Sandringham
N Greer, J Greer, Nicol, N McCarthy, J McCarthy, Dracup, Cole, Lowe, Kane, Bingham, Hunter, Worrall. [12 names]
Goals: J McCarthy x 2, Cole, Worrall, Stanton
5 - 4 Footscray Thistle
Farrow, Smith, Tom Harrison, Russell, Greer, Allen, R Hamilton, Todd, Haw, W Hamilton, McMillan, Hodge. [12 names]
Goals: Hamilton x 2, Harrison, McLeod
Byes: Box Hill, Brighton, Hakoah, Moreland, Nobels, Northcote High School Old Boys, Prahran, South Melbourne, South Melbourne United, South Yarra & University High School Old Boys.
Round Two
Country teams enter
Saturday, June 15, 1940. Brighton. Referee: A Maver.
Brighton 1
Gray, Calderwood, Armstrong, Bingham, Stewart, Porter, McCluskey, Fred Ursell, Fitzgerald, Sketcher, McDougall.
Goals: Fitzgerald x 5, McDougall x 3, Bingham x 2, Sketcher x 2, Stewart, Ursell
14 - 0 Northcote High School Old Boys
Saturday, June 15, 1940. Referee: C Rodger.
Heidelberg
Goal: Clark
1 - 9 Hakoah
Power, Abraham Reznik, Mackey, Arber, Roth, Wise, Yaffe, Ginter, Abraham Beth-Halevy, Wilson, Molinsky, Hawkes. [12 names]
Goals: Ginter x 3, Mackey x 2, Beth-Halevy, Yaffe, Hawkes, Wilson
Saturday, June 15, 1940. ICI Oval, Deer Park. Referee: F Thorpe.
Nobels
Tom Sharp, George Weir, Wal Whittaker, George Sharp, Smith Weir, Jim Young, Peter Young, Bill Douglas, Jock Lyons, Johnny Campbell, D Gray.
Goals: Lyons x 2, Campbell
3 - 2 Moreland
K Barton, Cook, McFarland, Taylor, Wallace, Semple, Watts, Parsons, McMurray, Fraser, Forrest, Tennant, Maver. [13 names]
Goals: Wallace, Semple
Saturday, June 15, 1940. Como Park, South Yarra. Referee: W Duff.
Prahran 0 - 1 South Melbourne United
Bates, J Fraser, Bull, Bailey, Hamilton, A Kerr, Turnbull, Spetch, Baxter or Leigh, Witting, Taylor. Res: J Baxter.
Goal: Murray
Saturday, June 15, 1940. Fawkner Park, South Yarra. Referee: G Tomlinson.
South Yarra
Morgan, Pratt, Morris, J McDougall, Blundell, Cook, McRae, Friend, Tom Scrafton, C McDougall, Bradd.
Goals: C McDougall, Cook
2 - 0 South Melbourne
G Sheppard, Sinclair, Gow, Tennant, O¹Brien, F Jarvis, C Demetrie, R Wilson, Stevenson, Smith, Howes, Bogatin, Hawkins, Handy. [14 names]
Saturday, June 15, 1940. Fawkner Park, South Yarra. Referee: Tom Burns.
University High School Old Boys
A Gravell, McOrist, Hill, Sawkins, F Stewart, Diamantis, K Gravell, Bellchambers, A Stewart, Shears, Straede, Levey, Marshall. [13 names]
0 - 2 Sandringham
Goals: Lathlain x 2
Saturday, June 15, 1940. Wonthaggi. Referee: T Newton.
Wonthaggi
Goals: Scorers not known
6 - 0 Box Hill
Foster, Lillicrap, Jack Holborn, K Day, A McKellar, W Church, Fox, Jack Bayley, J Braithwaite, F Smith, J Hobson, J Ross, Green, Henderson. [14 names]
Bye: Yallourn
Round Three
Saturday, July 6, 1940. Brighton. Referee: Tom Burns.
Brighton
Gray, Chapman, Stewart, Fred Ursell, Howie, McCluskey, Bingham, Thompson, Geddes, Sketcher, McDougall, Calderwood, Porter, Armstrong, Fitzgerald. [15 names]
Goals: Bingham x 4, Stewart, Thompson, McDougall, Sketcher, Lloyd og
9 - 1 Yallourn
Goal: Mackie
Saturday, July 6, 1940. Campbell Reserve, Coburg. Referee: F Thorpe.
Hakoah
Power, Abraham Reznik, Mackey, Berkman, Abraham Beth-Halevy, Wise, Hawkes, Yaffe, Ginter, Forrest, Halprin, Lang, Gregor. [13 names]
Goals: Hawkes, Yaffe
2 - 2 South Melbourne United
Harry Ashworth, Laurie Taylor or Stuart Cormack, Don McLeod, Reddish, Ralph Guthrie, Lock, Les Carter, Jim Nicholson, Bill Denny, Ted Perrett, Keith Murray.
Goals: Murray, Nicholson
Saturday, July 6, 1940. Referee: S Fourte.
Sandringham 0 - 7 Nobels
Tom Sharp, George Weir, Wal Whittaker, George Sharp, Smith Weir, Jim Young, Peter Young, Bill Douglas, Jock Lyons, Johnny Campbell, Jack Barton, D Gray. [12 names]
Goals: Lyons x 6, Campbell
Saturday, July 13, 1940. Fawkner Park, South Yarra. Referee: S Fourte.
South Yarra
Morgan, Rudd, Morris, J McDougall, Blundell, Cook, McRae, Friend, Tom Scrafton, C McDougall, Bradd.
Goals: Scrafton x 2, Friend x 2, Bradd
5 - 0 Wonthaggi
Round Three Replay
Saturday, July 13, 1940. Middle Park. Referee: Tom Burns.
South Melbourne United
Harry Ashworth, Stuart Cormack, Laurie Taylor, Don McLeod, Reddish, Ralph Guthrie, Lock, Les Carter, Jim Nicholson, Bill Denny, Ted Perrett, Keith Murray, Van Pelt, J Marshall, Miller. [15 names]
Goals: Denny x 3, Nicholson
4 - 3 Hakoah
Power, Abraham Reznik, Mackey, Roth, Abraham Beth-Halevy, Wise, Hawkes, Yaffe, Ginter, Halprin, Wilson, Berkman, Lang, Else. [14 names]
Goals: Hawkes, Wilson, Ginter
Semi-Finals
Saturday, August 24, 1940. Olympic Park, Melbourne. Referee: Not known.
South Yarra
Morgan, McRae, Morris, J McDougall, Horner, Blundell, Cook, Friend, Tom Scrafton, Flintham, Bradd. Res: C McDougall.
Goals: Flintham, Horner, Scrafton
3 - 2 South Melbourne United
Harry Ashworth, Reddish, Don McLeod, Stuart Cormack, Ralph Guthrie, Lock, Les Carter, Jim Nicholson, Bill Denny, Ted Perrett, Keith Murray. Res: D Osborne, E Jacobson, J Marshall, W Giles.
Goals: Denny x 2
Saturday, September 7, 1940. Olympic Park, Melbourne. Referee: W Duff.
Brighton
Gray, Porter, Armstrong, Chapman, Stewart, Fred Ursell, Humphreys, Sketcher, Bingham, Thompson, McDougall. Res: Howie, McCluskey, Colvin, Kemp.
Goal: Stewart
1 - 1 Nobels
Tom Sharp, George Weir, Wal Whittaker, George Sharp, Jack Barton, Jim Young, Peter Young, Bill Douglas, Jock Lyons, Johnny Campbell, D Gray. Late inclusion: Andy Kyle replaced Campbell in selected team.
Goal: Lyons
Semi-Final Replay
Saturday, September 14, 1940. Olympic Park, Melbourne. Referee: W Duff.
Nobels
Tom Sharp, George Weir, Wal Whittaker, George Sharp, Smith Weir, Jim Young, Peter Young, Bill Douglas, Jock Lyons, Johnny Campbell, Johnny Johnstone, Jack Barton, Andy Kyle. [13 names]
Goals: Campbell x 2, Douglas, Johnstone
4 - 2 Brighton
Gray, Porter, Armstrong, Chapman, Stewart, Fred Ursell, Humphreys, Sketcher, Bingham, Thompson, McDougall. Res: Howie, McCluskey, Colvin, Kemp.
Goals: Sketcher x 2
1940 Dockerty Cup Final
Saturday, September 28, 1940. Olympic Park, Melbourne. Referee: Not known.
South Yarra
Morgan, McRae, Morris, J McDougall, Horner, Blundell (sent off 57), Cook, Friend, Tom Scrafton, Flintham, Bradd.
Goal: Flintham
1 - 5 Nobels
Tom Sharp, George Sharp, Wal Whittaker, Jack Barton, Jock Lyons, Jim Young, Peter Young, Johnny Johnstone, Bill Douglas, Andy Kyle, Johnny Campbell.
Goals: Douglas x 2, Johnstone, Campbell, P Young)