Ampol Cup Results

written by John Punshon
Group matches drawn at full time were decided by penalties
Source: Soccer Action

Home Team v Away Team
Section A
Friday, January 28, 1977. Olympic Park, Melbourne. Att: 2,564 (dh). Referee: Tudor Jenkins.
Frankston City
Terry Hawke, Ernie Merrick, Sandy Irvine, Bob Adams, Sam Murray, Neri (Billy Lewis), John Pryde, Ian Shanks, Andy Savage, Bill Buchanan, Mark Dall. Coach: John Pryde.
0 - 3 Prahran Slavia
Peter Clarke, Jim Train, Frank Thompson, Kelly, Les Owens, Jim Symington, Dave Ripley, Mick O'Halloran, Carl Gilder, David Pye, Colin Mitchell (John Habbin). Coach: Ken Kontra.
Goals: Ripley 40, Gilder 63, O'Halloran 65
Friday, January 28, 1977. Olympic Park, Melbourne. Att: 2,564 (dh). Referee: Sam Zoumas.
Green Gully
Mick Borg, Peter Banagan, Mario Borg, Peter Marshall, David Cole, Terry Banagan, Mick Banagan (Andy Segi 54), Joe Thompson, Gerry Tribuzio, Roy Collins, John Grady. Coach: Ian Petherick.
0 - 1 Essendon Lions
Dime Petrovski, Ivan Ivanovic, Hugh Gunn, Wally Kulyk, George Train, Johnny Wallace, Ivan Grujicic, Branko Culina, Nick Kuzmanov, Billy Vojtek, Kenny Murphy.
Goal: Grujicic 67
Friday, February 11, 1977. Olympic Park, Melbourne. Referee: Caruso.
Ringwood City
John Bonfadini, Keith Adams, van Duppen, Mullett, Richard Plumb, John Luyten, Eggers, Gerry Kreskas, Mike Lynn, John O'Callaghan, Chris Kent. Sub: Bray. Coach: Dick van Alphen.
0 - 2 Polonia Maribyrnong
Larry Ostrowsky, Fred Dimitriou, Mario Menichello, Marian Jaworski, Andy Czapnik, George Nierobisz, Ricky Lipiarski, Ron Horfiniak, Phil Altieri. Joe Herman, Hugh Humphreys. Sub: Alex Napadowski. Coach: John Grimsey.
Goals: Herman 10, 25
Friday, February 11, 1977. Olympic Park, Melbourne. Referee: McCrae.
Essendon Lions
Dime Petrovski, Ivan Ivanovic, Hugh Gunn, Wally Kulyk, George Train, Johnny Wallace, Ivan Grujicic, Drago Krajina (John Gardiner 60), Branko Culina, Nick Kuzmanov, Kenny Murphy.
Goal: Wallace 68
1 - 0 Frankston City
Terry Hawke, Ernie Merrick, Sandy Irvine, Bob Adams, Ian Shanks, Billy Lewis, John Pryde (Sam Murray 62), Bill Buchanan, David Gorrie (Billy Spears 63), Andy Savage, Mark Dall. Coach: John Pryde.
Friday, February 18, 1977. Olympic Park, Melbourne. Referee: Mike Gaut.
Prahran Slavia
Peter Clarke, Jim Train, Frank Thompson, John Cain, Les Owens, Jim Symington, Dave Ripley, John Habbin, Carl Gilder, Kelly, Not known. Coach: Ken Kontra.
Goals: Gilder 15, Ripley 30
2 - 0 Polonia Maribyrnong
Larry Ostrowsky, Fred Dimitriou, Mario Menichello, Marian Jaworski, Andy Czapnik, George Nierobisz, Ricky Lipiarski, Ralph Esposito, Phil Altieri. Joe Herman, Hugh Humphreys. Sub: (Alex Napadowski). Coach: John Grimsey.
Friday, February 18, 1977. Olympic Park, Melbourne. Referee: Tony Beazleigh.
Green Gully
Mick Borg, Joe Thompson, David Cole, Mario Borg, Peter Marshall, Mick Banagan, Manny Spiteri, Terry Banagan, Gerry Tribuzio, Roy Collins, John Grady. Sub: (Peter Banagan). Coach: Ian Petherick.
0 - 1 Ringwood City
John Bonfadini, Adams, van Duppen, Mullett, Richard Plumb, John Luyten, Eggers, John O'Callaghan, Gerry Kreskas, Mike Lynn, Chris Kent. Subs: (Bray), (Horner). Coach: Dick van Alphen.
Goal: Kent 38
Friday, February 25, 1977. Olympic Park, Melbourne. Referee: Henderson.
Green Gully
Mick Borg, Peter Banagan, David Cole, Frans Berens, Peter Marshall, Joe Thompson, Andy Segi (Roy Collins 36), Terry Banagan, Manny Spiteri, Mick Banagan, John Grady (Gerry Tribuzio 60). Coach: Ian Petherick.
Goals: M Banagan 1, 50, 63
3 - 1 Frankston City
Terry Hawke, Ernie Merrick, David Gorrie, Bob Adams, Ian Shanks, Van Dyk (Hank Westerveld), Andy Savage, Sandy Irvine, Bill Buchanan (Billy Lewis), Billy Spears, Sam Murray. Coach: John Pryde.
Goal: Murray 69
Friday, February 25, 1977. Olympic Park, Melbourne. Referee: Farmer.
Essendon Lions
Dime Petrovski, Ante Bilaver, Ivan Ivanovic, George Train, Wally Kulyk, Johnny Wallace, Branko Culina (Nick Kuzmanov 36), Ivan Grujicic, John Gardiner, Billy Vojiek, Kenny Murphy.
Goals: Grujicic 20, 55
2 - 0 Prahran Slavia
Peter Clarke, Jim Train, Frank Thompson, John Cain, Les Owens, Jim Symington, Dave Ripley, John Habbin, Carl Gilder, Kelly, Mick O'Halloran. Coach: Ken Kontra.
Wednesday, March 2, 1977. Olympic Park, Melbourne. Referee: Jim Fearn.
Frankston City
Terry Hawke, Ernie Merrick, Sandy Irvine, Bob Adams, Billy Lewis, Ian Shanks, John Pryde, Billy Spears, Andy Savage, Bill Buchanan, David Gorrie. Coach: John Pryde.
Goals: Buchanan 17, Savage 62
2 - 0 Polonia Maribyrnong
Larry Ostrowsky, Feed Dimitriou, Mario Menichelli, Marian Jaworski, Andy Czapnik, George Nierobisz, Ralph Esposito, Ricky Lipiarski, Phil Altieri. Joe Herman, Hugh Humphreys. Coach: John Grimsey.
Wednesday, March 2, 1977. Olympic Park, Melbourne. Referee: David Yelland.
Essendon Lions
Dime Petrovski, Ivan Ivanovic, Ante Bilaver, Wally Kulyk, George Train, Johnny Wallace, John Gardiner, Ivan Grujicic, Nick Kuzmanov (Eddie Krncevic), Billy Vojiek (Craig Wallace), Kenny Murphy.
Goals: J Wallace 27, Grujicic 33, 45, Krncevic 62, 70, C Wallace 67, 69
7 - 0 Ringwood City
Tom Kreskas, Keirh Adams, van Duppen, Eggers, Richard Plumb (Greg Schott), John Luyten, Mullett (Brown), John O'Callaghan, Bray, Mike Lynn, Chris Kent. Coach: Dick van Alphen.
Friday, March 11, 1977. Olympic Park, Melbourne. Referee: Brkic.
Prahran Slavia
Peter Clarke, Jim Train, Frank Thompson, John Habbin, Les Owens, Jim Symington (sent off), Dave Ripley, Steve Moore, Carl Gilder, Mick O'Halloran, Patten. Coach: Ken Kontra.
Goals: Habbin 50, 55, O'Halloran 56
3 - 2 Ringwood City
Tom Kreskas (John Bonfadini 50), Keith Adams, van Duppen, Mullett, Richard Plumb, Tony Curulli, Eggers, Greg Schott, John O'Callaghan, Mike Lynn, Chris Kent. Coach: Dick van Alphen.
Goals: Lynn 20, O'Callaghan 60
Friday, March 11, 1977. Olympic Park, Melbourne. Referee: Jim Dixon.
Green Gully
Mick Borg, Peter Banagan, David Cole, Joe Thompson, Peter Marshall, Terry Banagan (Mario Borg 36), Howard (Andy Segi 55), Manny Spiteri, Roy Collins, Mick Banagan, John Grady. Coach: Ian Petherick.
Goals: Collins 25, Koter 65og
2 - 0 Polonia Maribyrnong
Larry Ostrowsky, Fred Dimitriou, Mario Menichelli, Tom Koter, Marian Jaworski, George Nierobisz, Stan Klain, Ron Horfiniak, Ralph Esposito, Joe Herman (Ricky Lipiarski), Wally Klain (Hugh Humphreys). Coach: John Grimsey.
Friday, March 18, 1977. Olympic Park, Melbourne. Referee: Bob Henderson.
Frankston City
Terry Hawke (Nick Burgess 35), Sam Murray, Sandy Irvine, Bob Adams, Neil Hubbard, Billy Lewis, Van Dyk, Hank Westerveld, Andy Savage, Bill Buchanan, Mark Dall (Billy Spears). Coach: John Pryde.
Goals: Westerveld 20, Savage 50, žpears 65
3 - 1 Ringwood City
Tom Kreskas, Keith Adams, van Duppen (Verniers), Mullett, Richard Plumb, Tony Curulli, Eggers, Greg Schott, John O'Callaghan, Mike Lynn, Chris Kent. Coach: Dick van Alphen.
Goal: Kent 2
Friday, March 18, 1977. Olympic Park, Melbourne. Referee: Chris Bambridge.
Essendon Lions
Dime Petrovski, Ivan Ivanovic, Ante Bilaver, Wally Kulyk, George Train, Johnny Wallace, John Gardiner, Ivan Grujicic, Nick Kuzmanov (Eddie Krncevic), Billy Vojtek, Kenny Murphy (Branko Culina).
Goals: Vojtek 51, Krncevic 68
Essendon Lions won on penalties 5-4

Penalties takers: Culina, Grujicic, Vojtek, Wallace, Gardiner; Nierobisz (missed), Dimitriou, Esposito, Lipiarski, Jaworski.
2 - 2 Polonia Maribyrnong
╩Larry Ostrowsky, Fred Dimitriou, Mario Menichelli, Tom Koter, Marian Jaworski, George Nierobisz, Stan Klain (sent off 30), Ron Horfiniak, Ralph Esposito, Joe Herman, Hugh Humphreys. Coach: John Grimsey.
Goals: Nierobisz 37, Dimitriou 47pk
Essendon Lions won on penalties 5-4

Penalties takers: Culina, Grujicic, Vojtek, Wallace, Gardiner; Nierobisz (missed), Dimitriou, Esposito, Lipiarski, Jaworski.
Wednesday, March 23, 1977. Olympic Park, Melbourne. Referee: Not known.
Green Gully
Mick Borg, Peter Banagan, Peter Marshall, Frans Berens, David Cole, Terry Banagan, Mick Banagan, Joe Thompson, Andy Segi, Roy Collins (Gerry Tribuzio 56), John Grady. Coach: Ian Petherick.
Goal: Grady 29
1 - 0 Prahran Slavia
Peter Clarke, Jim Train, Cain, Les Owens, Frank Thompson, John Habbin, Steve Moore, Mick O'Halloran, Dave Ripley (Glenn Westley 65), Carl Gilder, Kelly. Coach: Ken Kontra.
Essendon Lions & Prahran Slavia advance to Semi-Finals╩
Section B
Saturday, January 29, 1977. Olympic Park, Melbourne. Att: 3,200 (dh). Referee: Jim Fearn.
Altona City
Hans van der Poel, Jim Ackers, David Lord, Rob Gramsbergen, Murray, Dave Cooper, Alan Davidson, Tony Hamill, George Watters, Nat Little, Tony Curcio. Coach: Joe Wilson.
0 - 1 George Cross
Lou Kastner, Phil Cutajar, Derek Barron, Paul Deeming, Norm Maitland, Kevin Kelly, Don Lawler, Billy Wilkinson, Paul Murphy, John Webb, Peter Ebini. Coach: Peter Copeland.
Goal: Ebini 40
Saturday, January 29, 1977. Olympic Park, Melbourne. Att: 3,200 (dh). Referee: Jim Dixon.
Sunshine City
John Scholten, Peter Lewis, Kaz Piotrowski, Mike Dixey, Hugh Howe, Ian McCarthy, Frank Mussel, Jim McRobert, Tommy Cumming, Kieron Coyle (Steve Ellis 63), Wilf Laing. Coach: Billy Cree.
0 - 2 Preston Makedonia
Peter Laumets, Steve Trajkovski, Frank McAleer, Frank Campbell, Ljube Petrovski, Morris Comar, Tommy Fox, Steve Beech, John McQuade (David Jones 53), Geoff Daniels, Vlado Stojanovski. Coach: Mike de Bruyckere.
Goals: Stojanovski 26, Jones 59
Friday, February 4, 1977. Olympic Park, Melbourne. Referee: Chris Bambridge.
Juventus
Mick Harby, Morris Bonfieni, Frank Barbieri, Uli Pfisterer, Pat Della Rocca, Fausto Tarquinio, Sam Caruso, Lou Sannipoli, Dino De Marchi, Bruno Sabidussi, Rocky Santangelo. Sub: Mariani. Coach: Bobby McLachlan.
0 - 1 Hakoah St Kilda
Mike O'Hara, Bernie Parkin, Bill Jordanou, Steve Gadsby, David Baker, Anton Dosen, Les Nagy, Bruce Roberts, Slobodan Lukic,Stuart Blair, Mike de Placiso. Sub: Edmondson. Coach: Sam Meyer.
Goal: Gadsby
Friday, February 4, 1977. Olympic Park, Melbourne. Referee: Blainey.
George Cross
Lou Kastner, Phil Cutajar, Derek Barron, Paul Deeming, Norm Maitland, Kevin Kelly, Don Lawler, Billy Wilkinson, Paul Murphy, John Webb, Peter Ebini. Coach: Peter Copeland.
Goals: Murphy x 3, Ebini x 2, Deeming
6 - 1 Sunshine City
John Scholten, Peter Scarlett (Kieron Coyle), Peter Lewis, Mike Dixey, Kaz Piotrowski, Ian McCarthy, Frank Mussel, Jim McRobert, Wilf Laing, Tommy Cumming. Coach: Billy Cree.
Goal: Pocock 5
Saturday, February 19, 1977. ╩Olympic Park, Melbourne. Referee: Nick Karlich.
Altona City
Hans van der Poel, McGarrigle, David Lord, Rob Gramsbergen, Keith Murray, Jim Ackers, Tony Curcio Brazil, Alan Davidson, Nat Little, George Watters. Coach: Joe Wilson.
Goal: Ackers 26
1 - 2 Juventus
Mick Harby, Morris Bonfieni, Frank Barbieri (Lou Sannipoli 36), Pat Della Rocca, Uli Pfisterer, Fausto Tarquinio, Tony Mainenti, Bruno Sabidussi, Dino De Marchi, Ged Bannon, Rocky Santangelo. Coach: Bobby McLachlan.
Goals: De Marchi 60, 64
Saturday, February 19, 1977. Olympic Park, Melbourne. Referee: Colin Tuffield.
Preston Makedonia
Peter Laumets, Steve Trajkovski, Ljube Petrovski, Morris Comar (Vlado Stojanovski), Frank McAleer, Chris Petrov, John McQuade, Tommy Fox, Frank Campbell, Geoff Daniels, Steve Beech. Coach: Mike de Bruyckere.
Goal: Daniels 9
Hakoah won on penalties 2-1

Penalties: Petrovski (wide), Baker (0-1); Campbell (over bar), Edmondson (saved); McQuade (1-1), Gadsby (miss); Fox (miss), Roberts (1-2), Petrov (saved).
1 - 1 Hakoah St Kilda
Mike O'Hara (sent off during penalties), Bernie Parkin, Chris Valli, Dave Stewart, David Baker, Bill Jordanou, Les Nagy, Steve Gadsby, Stuart Blair, Bruce Roberts. Mike de Placido. Subs: (Slobodan Lukic), (Gerry Edmondson). Coach: Sam Meyer.
Goal: Edmondson 60
Hakoah won on penalties 2-1
Penalties: Petrovski (wide), Baker (0-1); Campbell (over bar), Edmondson (saved); McQuade (1-1), Gadsby (miss); Fox (miss), Roberts (1-2), Petrov (saved).
Saturday, February 26, 1977. Olympic Park, Melbourne. Referee: Daly,
Altona City
Hans van der Poel, Craig Copley, Rob Gramsbergen, Keith Murray, David Lord, Jim Ackers, Brazil (Alan Davidson 36), Nat Little, Tony Curcio (Dorward 43), Coyne, George Watters. Coach: Joe Wilson.
Goal: Curcio 27
1 - 3 Sunshine City
Bill Johnson, Peter Scarlett, Frank Mussel, Mike Dixey, Hugh Howe, Ian McCarthy, Stuart Gilmour, Wilf Laing (Ellis 56), Ray Pocock, Kaz Piotrowski, Jim McRobert (Tommy Cumming 36). Coach: Billy Cree.
Goals: Piotrowski 3, Gilmour 31, Pocock 40
Saturday, February 26, 1977. Olympic Park, Melbourne. Referee: Jack Readshaw.
George Cross
Lou Kastner, Phil Cutajar (Alex McConville 36), Kevin Kelly, Norm Maitland, Derek Barron, Paul Deeming (Don Lawler 40), Billy Wilkinson, John Webb, Robbie Cullen, Paul Murphy, Peter Ebini. Coach: Peter Copeland.
Goals: Lawler 52, Webb 83
2 - 1 Preston Makedonia
Peter Laumets, Steve Trajkovski, Frank Campbell, Chris Petrov, Ljube Petrovski, Steve Beech (David Jones 50), Morris Comar, Tommy Fox, John McQuade, Geoff Daniels (Vlado Stojanovski 87), Brian Flaherty. Coach: Mike de Bruyckere.
Goal: McQuade 20
Saturday, March 5, 1977. Olympic Park, Melbourne. Referee: Tudor Jenkins.
Sunshine City
Bill Johnson, Peter Scarlett, Frank Mussel, Mike Dixey, Hugh Howe, Kieron Coyle, Ian McCarthy, Stuart Gilmour, Tommy Cumming, Ray Pocock, Kaz Piotrowski. Coach: Billy Cree.
Goal: Piotrowski 67
1 - 0 Hakoah St Kilda
Mike O'Hara, Bernie Parkin, Bill Jordanou, David Baker, Les Nagy, Slobodan Lukic, Steve Gadsby, Mike de Placido, Bruce Roberts, Gerry Edmondson, Mike Rainey. Coach: Sam Meyer.
Saturday, March 5, 1977. Olympic Park, Melbourne. Referee: Stuart Mellings.
George Cross
Lou Kastner, Phil Cutajar (Alex McConville 36), Kevin Kelly, Norm Maitland, Derek Barron, Paul Deeming (Don Lawler 40), Billy Wilkinson, John Webb, Robbie Cullen, Paul Murphy, Peter Ebini. Coach: Peter Copeland.
0 - 1 Juventus
Mick Harby, Morris Bonfieni, Pat Della Rocca, Uli Pfisterer, Fausto Tarquinio, Lou Sannipoli, Ged Bannon, Bruno Sabidussi, Dino De Marchi, Tony Mainenti, Rocky Santangelo. Coach: Bobby McLachlan.
Goal: Mainenti 65
Saturday, March 12, 1977. Olympic Park, Melbourne. Referee: Sam Caruso.
Altona City
Hans van der Poel, Craig Copley, McGarrigle, Keith Murray, Rob Gramsbergen, Jim Ackers, Brazil (Dorward 75), Nat Little, Tony Curcio, (Coyne 63), Alby Brown, Alan Davidson. Coach: Joe Wilson.
0 - 1 Hakoah St Kilda
Mike O'Hara, Bernie Parkin, David Baker, Bill Jordanou, Chris Valli, Steve Gadsby, Slobodan Lukic, Stuart Blair, Mike Rainey (Gerry Edmondson 48), Bruce Roberts, Les Nagy (Mike de Placido 48). Coach: Sam Meyer.
Goal: Edmondson 72
Saturday, March 12, 1977. Olympic Park, Melbourne. Referee: Blainey.
Preston Makedonia
Peter Laumets, Steve Trajkovski, Frank McAleer (Morris Comar 42), Frank Campbell, Ljube Petrovski, Chris Petrov, Steve Beech, Tommy Fox, Tom Brewerton, Brian Flaherty, John McQuade, Steve Beech.
Goals: Beech 62, Petrov 66
2 - 1 Juventus
Mick Harby, Morris Bonfieni, Uli Pfisterer, Pat Della Rocca, Fausto Tarquinio, Bruno Sabidussi, Ged Bannon, Lou Sannipoli, Tony Mainenti, Dino De Marchi, Rocky Santangelo. Coach: Bobby McLachlan.
Goal: Sabidussi 29
Saturday, March 19, 1977. Olympic Park, Melbourne. Referee: Jim Dixon.
Sunshine City
Bill Johnson, Peter Lewis, Frank Mussel, Mike Dixey, Hugh Howe, Ian McCarthy, Stuart Gilmour, Kieron Coyle (Peter Scarlett 80), Tommy Cumming, Ray Pocock, Wilf Laing. Coach: Billy Cree.
Sunshine City won on penalties 5-3

Penalties: Cumming (1-0), Bannon (saved); Pocock (2-0), Sannipoli (2-1); Howe (3-1), Sabidussi (3-2); Gilmour (4-2), Santangelo (4-3); Dixey (5-3).
0 - 0 Juventus
Hugh Graham, Morris Bonfieni, Pat Della Rocca, Steve Walker, Fausto Tarquinio, Bruno Sabidussi, Ged Bannon, Uli Pfisterer (Tony Mainenti 61), Ulysses Kokkinos, Dino De Marchi (ht), Rocky Santangelo. Coach: Bobby McLachlan.
Sunshine City won on penalties 5-3

Penalties: Cumming (1-0), Bannon (saved); Pocock (2-0), Sannipoli (2-1); Howe (3-1), Sabidussi (3-2); Gilmour (4-2), Santangelo (4-3); Dixey (5-3).
Saturday, March 19, 1977. Olympic Park, Melbourne. Referee: Mike Gaut.
George Cross
Lou Kastner, Alex McConville, Kevin Kelly, Norm Maitland, Derek Barron, Paul Deeming, Billy Wilkinson, John Webb, Robbie Cullen, Paul Murphy, Peter Ebini. Coach: Billy Wilkinson.
Goal: Webb 37
1 - 0 Hakoah St Kilda
Mike O'Hara, Bernie Parkin, David Baker, Bill Jordanou, Les Nagy, Steve Gadsby, Stuart Blair, Slobodan Lukic, Mike Rainey (Gary Groenewald 51), Bruce Roberts, Mike de Placido (Gerry Edmondson 45). Coach: Sam Meyer.
Wednesday, March 23, 1977. Olympic Park, Melbourne. Referee: Not known.
Altona City
Hans van der Poel, Craig Copley, Rob Gramsbergen, Keith Murray, David Lord, Brazil (Richard Plessa 58), Alby Brown, Nat Little (McGarrigle 53), Tony Curcio, Jim Ackers, Alan Davidson. Coach: Joe Wilson.
0 - 1 Preston Makedonia
Peter Laumets, Steve Trajkovski, Tom Brewerton, Frank Campbell, Ljube Petrovski, Morris Comar, Tommy Fox, Chris Petrov, Steve Beech, John McQuade, Brian Flaherty. Coach: Mike de Bruyckere.
Goal: McQuade 20
Semi-Finals
Saturday, February 26, 1977. Olympic Park, Melbourne. Referee: Jim Fearn.
Essendon Lions
Dime Petrovski, Ivan Ivanovic, Ante Bilaver, Wally Kulyk, George Train, Johnny Wallace, John Gardiner, Ivan Grujicic, Nick Kuzmanov, Billy Vojtek, Drago Krajina.
Goals: Gardiner 42, Vojtek 112
After extra time
2 - 1 Preston Makedonia
Peter Laumets, Steve Trajkovski, Ljube Petrovski, Morris Comar (Frank McAleer 70), Tom Brewerton, Chris Petrov, Steve Beech, Tommy Fox, John McQuade, Frank Campbell, Brian Flaherty (Vlado Stojanovski)). Coach: Mike de Bruyckere.╩
Goal: Brewerton 64
After extra time
Saturday, February 26, 1977. Olympic Park, Melbourne. Referee: Not known.
George Cross
Lou Kastner, Alex McConville, Derek Barron, Kevin Kelly, Norm Maitland, Paul Deeming (Don Lawler), Robbie Cullen, John Webb, Paul Murphy, Billy Wilkinson, Peter Ebini. Coach: Billy Wilkinson.
Goal: Webb 30
After extra time
George Cross won on penalties 3-0

Penalty scorers: Wilkinson, Barron, Lawler.
1 - 1 Green Gully
Mick Borg, Peter Banagan, David Cole, Frans Berens, Peter Marshall, Joe Thompson, Andy Segi, Manny Spiteri (Gerry Tribuzio), Roy Collins, Mick Banagan, John Grady. Coach: Ian Petherick.
Goal: Segi 65
After extra time
George Cross won on penalties 3-0

Penalty scorers: Wilkinson, Barron, Lawler.
1977 Ampol Cup Final
Saturday, April 2, 1977. Olympic Park, Melbourne. Referee: Sam Zoumas.
Essendon Lions
Dime Petrovski, Ivan Ivanovic, Hugh Gunn, Ante Bilaver, George Train, Johnny Wallace, John Gardiner, Drago Krajina, Billy Vojtek, Eddie Krncevic (Nick Kuzmanov), Kenn Murphy.
Goals: McConville 23og, Krncevic 32, Murphy 75
3 - 0 George Cross
Lou Kastner, Alex McConville, Norm Maitland, Kevin Kelly, Derek Barron, John Webb, Robbie Cullen, Don Lawler (Paul Deeming), Paul Murphy, Billy Wilkinson, Peter Ebini. Coach: Billy Wilkinson.