1956 "The Sun" Cup Results

written by John Punshon
Sources: The Age, The Argus, The Sporting Globe, The Sun


As in 1955, clubs were permitted to use players from clubs not involved in the tournament

The line-ups appearing on this page are the selected teams published in The Sun before the match. Often more that eleven players were named.

Home TeamvAway Team
Week One
Saturday, January 14, 1956. Showgrounds, Ascot Vale. Att: 2,671 (dh).
Brighton
Arthur Scott; Pritchard, Alan Thompson, Cullen, McKee, Cliff Walker, Arthur McCartney, Boyle, Wittey, Bob Ritchie, Gilliland, Rudi Balabanski, Jack Wilson, J Garrett, Ross McKenzie, McLeod. [16 names]
Goal: Scorer not known
1-2Box Hill
McArthur; Brien, T van der Berg, B van der Berg, J McLeod, Bob Garland, Stan Stacey, McDonald, Arthur Robbins, Alex Glennie, Bob McFeeters, Russell, Lynch, E Trinder, McPhee, Don Gilmour. [16 names]
Goals: Scorers not known
Saturday, January 14, 1956. Showgrounds, Ascot Vale. Att: 2,671 (dh).
Juventus
Vince Lopo; Rino Carollo, Angeletti; Kassai (A Mosca 2), Max Vivoli, Tony Rubini; Joe Plateo, Bottari, Chris Pangrazio, Ermes Boz, Aldo Trentini. Res: Sacco.
Goal: Bottari
1-4JUST
C Camilleri, Terlikowski, Scipione, Mosilovic, Vince Muscat, Tony Vella, Jakus, Zgalin, Malenovic, Steve Zakomarok, Ivan Senisen, Pajer, Peter Vidovic, Brunnbauer, Folk. [15 names]
Goals: Senisen x 2 inc pk, Pajer, Folk
Week Two
Saturday, January 21, 1956. Showgrounds, Ascot Vale.
Moreland
Goals: Smith, Finlay
2-2Wilhelmina
Goals: De Keyzer, De Peet
Saturday, January 21, 1956. Showgrounds, Ascot Vale.
Hakoah
Goals: Catania x 3, Sutherland x 2, Thomas, Piercy
7-1Polonia
Goal: Scalamera
Week Three
Saturday,January 28, 1956. Showgrounds, Ascot Vale.
JUST
C Camilleri; Scipione, Peter Vidovic; Jakus, Vince Muscat, Tony Vella; Zgalin, Pajer, Folk, Brunnbauer, Ivan Senisen. Res: Steve Zakomarok, Malenovic.
Goal: Scorer not known
1-2Wilhelmina
Nick Van Egmond; van de Peet, Cor Mathyssen; Remmers, Bakens, Olifiers; De Keyzer, Huygen, Benedick, Lange, Teuben. Res: Sloothaak, Raatjes.
Goals: Benedick, Other scorer not known
Saturday,January 28, 1956. Showgrounds, Ascot Vale.
Polonia
Steve Czauderna; Harry Capobus, Czerkiewicz, Bob Wemyss, Bill Lawrie, Plekan, Brkic, Bob Strahan, Igor Scalamera, von Nagy, Czerkaski, Myczka, Chong. [13 names]
Goals: Own goal, Other scorer not known
2-1Brighton
Arthur Scott; Andre Waitzer, Cullen; Boyle, Arthur McCartney, Wittey; Bob Ritchie, J Garrett, Rudi Balabanski, Jack Wilson, Ross McKenzie. Res: Gilliland, Pritchard.
Goal: Balabanski
Week Four
Saturday, February 4, 1956. Showgrounds, Ascot Vale.
Juventus
Vince Lopo; Rino Carollo, Angeletti; Max Vivoli, Saico, Gianni Bressan, Joe Plateo, Chris Pangrazio, A Mosca , Aldo Trentini, Walter Zavatier, Bottari, Ermes Boz. [13 names]
Goal: Plateo
1-3Moreland
Bruno Tessari; Eric Heath, G Innand, Tony Goodman, L Stott, Joe Stewart, Stevenson, Finlay, Don Hodgson, Frank Loughran, Ted Smith, Oxton, McColl, Eastaway. [14 names]
Goals: Hodgson x 2, Finlay
Saturday, February 4, 1956. Showgrounds, Ascot Vale.
Hakoah
Hans Doenges; Bill Harburn, David McIntosh, Milan Vesovic, Tom Jack, Syd Thomas, Angus Drennan, Danny Catania, Harry Rice, Joe Gottesman, Harry Sutherland, J Ressler, Ralph Piercy. [13 names]
Goals: Sutherland x 4
4-1Box Hill
McArthur; Wally Patterson, T van der Berg; J McLeod, Bob Garland, Stan Stacey; Lynch, Arthur Robbins, E Trinder, Alex Glennie, Russell. Res: B van der Berg, Bob McFeeters.
Goal: Trinder
Week Five
Saturday, February 11, 1956. Showgrounds, Ascot Vale.
Juventus
Vince Lopo; Rino Carollo, Angeletti; Max Vivoli, Saico, Gianni Bressan; Joe Plateo, Chris Pangrazio, A Mosca , Aldo Trentini, Walter Zavatier. Res: Ermes Boz, Remo Guardiani.
Goals: Pangrazio pk, Other scorers not known
3-3Wilhelmina
Nick Van Egmond; van de Peet, Cor Mathyssen; Remmers, Bakens, Olifiers; De Keyzer, Huygen, Benedick, Lange, Teuben. Res: Sloothaak, Raatjes, Henneman.
Goals: Teuben, Other scorers not known
Saturday, February 11, 1956. Showgrounds, Ascot Vale.
Hakoah
John Slade; McIvor, Williams; Vince Vacirca, Bill Harburn, Milan Vesovic; Syd Thomas, Joe Gottesman, Gordon Pynt, Harry Sutherland, Ralph Piercy.
Goals: Thomas, Sutherland x 2
3-3Brighton
Arthur Scott; Andre Waitzer, Cliff Walker; Boyle, Arthur McCartney, McKee; Gilliland, J Garrett, Rudi Balabanski, Jack Wilson, Ross McKenzie. Res: Alan Thompson, Bob Ritchie McLeod.
Goals: Waitzer x 2, Balabanski
Week Six
Saturday, February 18, 1956. Showgrounds, Ascot Vale.
Moreland
Bruno Tessari; Eric Heath, G Innand; Tony Goodman, Finlay, Joe Stewart; Burns, Frank Loughran, Don Hodgson, Waldeck, Oxton. Res: Stevenson, McColl, Black.
0-1JUST
C Camilleri; Scipione, Steve Zakomarok; Jakus, Vince Muscat, Tony Vella; Schafer, Pajer, Folk, Peter Vidovic, Brunnbauer. Res: L Luciano, Zgalin. Malenovic.
Goal: Brunnbauer
Saturday, February 18, 1956. Showgrounds, Ascot Vale.
Polonia
Steve Czauderna; Harry Capobus, Czerkiewicz; Bob Wemyss, Bill Lawrie, Plekan; von Nagy, Brkic, Bob Strahan, Igor Scalamera, John Blackley. Res: Czerkaski, Myczka.
Goals: Scorers not known
4-1Box Hill
McArthur; Wally Patterson, T van der Berg or Stan Stacey; Quayle, Bob Garland, Arthur Robbins; Lynch, J McLeod, E Trinder, Alex Glennie, Russell. Res: Zeitzman, Bob McFeeters, B van der Berg.
Goal: Scorer not known
Semi-Finals
Saturday, February 25, 1956. Showgrounds, Ascot Vale.
Moreland
Bruno Tessari; Eric Heath, G Innand; Tony Goodman, L Stott, Joe Stewart; Burns, Finlay, Don Hodgson, Frank Loughran, Ted Smith. Res: Waldeck, Black.
Goal: Finlay
1-2Hakoah
Hans Doenges or John Slade; Bill Harburn, McIvor; Milan Vesovic, Tom Jack, Vince Vacirca, Angus Drennan, Danny Catania,Harry Rice, Joe Gottesman, Harry Sutherland, Ralph Piercy. [12 names]
Goals: Catania, Rice
Saturday, February 25, 1956. Showgrounds, Ascot Vale.
Polonia
Steve Czauderna; Harry Capobus, Czerkiewicz, Guido Pittoni, Bob Wemyss, Bill Lawrie, Plekan, von Nagy, Brkic, Bob Strahan, Igor Scalamera, John Blackley. [12 names]
Goals: Scalamera, Strahan
2-4JUST
L Luciano; Scipione, Steve Zakomarok; Jakus, Vince Muscat, Tony Vella; Schafer, Pajer, Folk, Peter Vidovic, Brunnbauer.
Goals: Zakomarok pk, Vidovic x 2, Folk
The Sun Cup Final 1956
Saturday, March 3, 1956. Showgrounds, Ascot Vale.
JUST
L Luciano; Scipione, Peter Vidovic, Jakus, Vince Muscat, Tony Vella, Schafer, Zgalin, Steve Zakomarok, Malenovic (Ivan Senisen 46), Pajer, Folk, Brunnbauer, Pepe Cubero. [14 names]
Goals: Brunnbauer, Cubero x 2, Senisen, Vidovic
5-1Hakoah
John Slade; Bill Harburn, David McIntosh; Milan Vesovic, Angus Drennan, Tom Jack, Vince Vacirca, Syd Thomas, Danny Catania, Harry Rice, Joe Gottesman, Harry Sutherland, Ralph Piercy, McIvor. [14 names]
Goal: Thomas