1962 Ampol Cup Results

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

Home Team v Away Team
Group One
Saturday, January 20, 1962. South Melbourne Cricket Ground. Att 6,010 (dh).
Juventus
Line-up included: Acunzo, Frank Barbazza & Noel Kenny.
Goals: Acunzo x 3, Barbazza x 2, Kenny
6 - 2 Polonia
Line-up included: Reuter & Mike Jurecki.
Goals: Reuter, Jurecki
Saturday, February 3, 1962. South Melbourne Cricket Ground. Att 7,000 (dh).
Juventus
Line-up included: Bottari, Acunzo & Volks.
Goals: Botari, Acunzo
2 - 1 Melbourne
Line-up included: Peter Zubiani, Biro, Tibor Becsi, Szalai & Juhasz,
Goal: Biro
Saturday, February 17, 1962. South Melbourne Cricket Ground. Att 2,500 (dh).
Melbourne
Line-up included: Peter Zubiani, Tony Zubiani, Gerdan, Charlie Fekete, Weinberg & Vadja.
Goals: Zubiani, Vadja
2 - 1 Polonia
Line-up included: Henry Gronowski, Roch Dronia & Dudon.
Goal: Dronia
Group Winner: Juventus
Group Two
Saturday, January 20, 1962. South Melbourne Cricket Ground. Att 6,010 (dh).
George Cross
Line-up included: Fred Abela & Horst Zielinski.
Goals: Abela x 3, Zielinski x 2
5 - 0 Lions
Saturday, February 3, 1962. South Melbourne Cricket Ground. Att 7,000 (dh).
George Cross
Line-up included: Vince Muscat, Fred Falzon, Eddie Sacco, Don Hodgson & Fred Abela.
Goal: Abela
1 - 0 Slavia Port Melbourne
Saturday, February 17, 1962. South Melbourne Cricket Ground. Att 2,500 (dh).
Slavia Port Melbourne
Line-up included: Haag, Bonn & Pollock.
Goals: Armstrong og, Haag x 2, Pollock
4 - 2 Lions
Line-up included: Pocock, Plekan, Armstrong & Werner.
Goals: Werner x 2
Group Winner: George Cross
Group Three
Saturday, January 27, 1962. South Melbourne Cricket Ground. Att 6,000 (dh).
Wilhelmina
Line-up included: Leo Beerendonk, Ollie Norris & Tjibbe Keuken.
Goals: Beerendonk x 2, Norris, Keuken
4 - 0 Moreland
Saturday, February 10, 1962. South Melbourne Cricket Ground. Att 5,000 (dh).
JUST
Line-up included: Steve Jankovic, Buha, Frank Micic, Waldbauer, Rodek, Emio Marinovic & Hans Vollman.
0 - 0 Wilhelmina
Line-up included: Rudi Van Altena; Luyt, Cor Mathyssen; Storeyman, Dick Van Alphen, Tjibbe Keuken & Bons (Henni Van Der Linde 1).
Saturday, February 24, 1962. South Melbourne Cricket Ground. Att 6,500 (dh).
JUST
Line-up included: Emio Marinovic, Buha, Frank Micic & Ladehof.
Goal: Ladehof
1 - 0 Moreland
Line-up included: Eddie Azzopardi.
Group Winner: Wilhelmina
Group Four
Saturday, January 27, 1962. South Melbourne Cricket Ground. Att 6,000 (dh).
South Melbourne Hellas
Line-up included: Salabasidis.
Goals: Salabasidis x 2
2 - 1 Hakoah
Goal: Scorer not known
Saturday, February 10, 1962. South Melbourne Cricket Ground. Att 5,000 (dh).
Hakoah
Line-up included: Syd Thomas, Cecil, John Alexander, Adams, Eric Haynes & Doug Rogers,
Goal: Haynes
1 - 0 Croat
Line-up included: I Djukic, Adric, Farago & Sliver.
Saturday, February 24, 1962. South Melbourne Cricket Ground. Att 6,500 (dh). Referee: Contini.
Croat
Line-up included: Horvath, Frank Bot & Harry Hubert (sent off).
Goal: Bot 20
1 - 0 South Melbourne Hellas
Line-up included: George Karpousas, Jordon (John Bedford 46), Terry & Ted Smith.
Group Winner: All three teams finished equal on points and goal difference so the matches were replayed
Group Four Replays
Saturday, March 10, 1962. South Melbourne Cricket Ground.
South Melbourne Hellas

Goal: Scorer not known
1 - 4 Hakoah
Goals: Scorers not known
Sunday, March 11, 1962. Middle Park.
Hakoah

Goal: Scorer not known
1 - 3 Croat
Goals: Scorers not known
Monday, March 12, 1962. Middle Park.
Croat
Line-up included: Horst Rau & Joe Szauer.
Goals: Rau, Szauer
2 - 3 South Melbourne Hellas
Line-up included: Xanthopoulos & John Bedford.
Goals: Xanthopoulos x 2, Bedford
Group Winner: Croat and Hakoah finished with identical records. Croat advanced to the Semi-Finals on corner kicks.
Semi-Finals
Saturday, March 10 , 1962. South Melbourne Cricket Ground. Referee: Geoff Harrison.
Juventus
Line-up included: Martin Buercht (Martin 46'), Wally Patterson, Frank Barbazza, Fioraventi, Frangione, Reg Griggs & Acunzo.
Goal: Fioraventi 48
1 - 3 Wilhelmina
Line-up included: Tony Noy (Mike De Bruyckere 46'), Leo Beerendonk, Dick van Alphen, Bons, Luyt & D Stobbe.
Goals: De Bruyckere 60, van Alphen 70, Beerendonk
Saturday, March 17 , 1962. South Melbourne Cricket Ground.
George Cross
Line-up included: Vince Muscat, Eddie Sacco, Fred Falzon, Pat McKenna (sent off 88'), Joe Falzon; Lolly Vella, Pepe Cubero, Don Hodgson, Horst Zielinski & Owen Terry.
Goals: Hodgson x 4, Terry x 2, Zielinski, L.Vella, J.Falzon
9 - 2 Croat
Line-up included: Horst Rau, Roman Pomahac & Joe Szauer.
Goals: Rau x 2
1962 Ampol Cup Final
Saturday, March 24 , 1962. South Melbourne Cricket Ground.
Wilhelmina
Rudi van Altena; Luyt, Cor Mathyssen; Storeyman, Dick van Alphen, Hub Vluegels; Leo Beerendonk, Mike De Bruyckere, Tjibbe Keuken, Joe van der Linden (Henni van der Linde 46'), Bons.
Goals: van der Linde 53, ?, Bons
3 - 2 George Cross
Norm Hobson; Eddie Sacco, Fred Falzon; Sacco, Vince Muscat, Joe Falzon; Lolly Vella, Pepe Cubero, Don Hodgson, Horst Zielinski, Owen Terry.
Goals: Zielinski 65, Cubero 68