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55th Anniversary – 1965 Premiership

Today marks the 55th Anniversary of the 1965 Premiership – Great memories for Baby Boomer Bombers!

Essendon  came from 4th to be Premiers in 1965:

Essendon   2.7  5.10  10.18  14.21 (105)
St Kilda   
1.6  4.8  5.11  9.16 (70)

Goals: Ted Fordham 7 goals

Best: Sampson, Fordham, Fraser, Gosper, Davis, Birt

Click here to view footage and highlights from the 1965 Grand Final

During 1965,  31 players proudly wore the red ‘n black jumper.

To the 27 remaining, enjoy your ‘virtual’ reunion and thanks for the memories.

Remembering absent friends:  Coach:  John Coleman, Bruce Armstrong, Jack Clarke, Brian Sampson and John Somerville.


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