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  1. THE FOOTBALL SEASON. WILL THE GAME GO ON?
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Wednesday 19 January 1916 p 5 Article
    Abstract: Football managers were perturbed at the news which came through from Adelaide yesterday that the South Australian League had decided to abandon their ... 377 words
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  2. THE WAR AND FOOTBALL. SOUTH YARRA CLUB'S DECISION.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Thursday 20 January 1916 p 7 Article
    Abstract: The feeling is growing that the Victorian Football League should take some definite action regarding football in the coming winter. The decision of t ... 536 words
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  3. THE WAR AND FOOTBALL. LEADING PLAYERS ENLIST.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Monday 31 January 1916 p 8 Article
    Abstract: The delegates of the Victorian Football League have been seriously considering what course they will adopt when the League meets on Friday to discuss ... 434 words
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  4. FOOTBALL.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Friday 4 February 1916 p 9 Detailed Lists, Results, Guides
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  5. THE WAR AND FOOTBALL DECISION OF THE LEAGUE. GAME TO GO ON.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Tuesday 8 February 1916 p 7 Article
    Abstract: The Victorian Football League met at its rooms, Nicholson's Buildings, yesterday evening. After the minutes of the previous meeting had been read, an ... 1493 words
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  6. WAR AND FOOTBALL THE LEAGUE'S DECISION. WIDESPREAD CONDEMNATION.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Wednesday 9 February 1916 p 9 Article
    Abstract: If the nation were not at war, if the country were not calling for the best of her manhood, the attitude adopted by the majority of the delegates of ... 1744 words
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  7. FOOTBALL: A SUGGESTION. TO THE EDITOR OF THE ARGUS.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Wednesday 9 February 1916 p 9 Article
    Abstract: Sir,—Now that the League are going on with their fixtures this season I am sure that the officials players, trainers, and umpires would be pleased to ... 252 words
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  8. SPORT AND THE WAR. TO THE EDITOR OF THE ARGUS.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Wednesday 9 February 1916 p 9 Article
    Abstract: Sir,—As one who has been away for 14 months on active service, and has recently returned, may I be permitted to say a few words. 322 words
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  9. WAR AND FOOTBALL. THE USE OF RESERVES.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Thursday 10 February 1916 p 7 Article
    Abstract: The recommendations of the Victorian Football League to its clubs were much discussed yesterday, and the more the matter is looked into the more extr ... 196 words
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  10. FOOTBALL AND THE WAR. TO THE EDITOR OF THE ARGUS.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Thursday 10 February 1916 p 7 Article
    Abstract: Sir,—I am sure that every true patriotic and loyal citizen will be astonished at the action of the Victorian Football League, in deciding that League ... 160 words
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  11. WAR AND FOOTBALL. PLAYERS' POSITION.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Friday 11 February 1916 p 8 Article
    Abstract: A special meeting of the Essendon Football Club committee was held yesterday evening, at the East Melbourne pavilion. The committee was unanimously a ... 218 words
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  12. FOOTBALL AND THE WAR. FITZROY CLUB'S POSITION.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Tuesday 15 February 1916 p 7 Article
    Abstract: At a meeting of the committee of the Fitzroy Football Club, held on January 25, a resolution was passed agreeing to give all receipts for the season ... 180 words
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  13. TO THE EDITOR OF THE ARGUS.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Tuesday 15 February 1916 p 7 Article
    Abstract: Sir,—I have not seen in senior football match since the war began, and did not even take, as usual, a club's season ticket last year. If the matches ... 134 words
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  14. FOOTBALL AND THE WAR. SOUTH MELBOURNE CLUB. CIRCULAR, ISSUED.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Wednesday 16 February 1916 p 9 Article
    Abstract: The South Melbourne Football Club has occupied a prominent position in endeavouring to bring about a discontinuance of the football during the curren ... 1130 words
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  15. FOOTBALL AND THE WAR. HAWTHORN GROUND REFUSED.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Thursday 17 February 1916 p 7 Article
    Abstract: The Hawthorn Council, at their meeting last night, considered a letter from the Victorian Football Association requesting the free use of the sports ... 101 words
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  16. WAR AND FOOTBALL. LEAGUE MEETING TO-NIGHT.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Friday 18 February 1916 p 7 Article
    Abstract: The Victorian Football League will hold a special meeting this evening to hear the replies of the clubs to the "recommendations" passed at a recent m ... 338 words
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  17. FOOTBALL AND WAR FUNDS AN ELASTIC RESOLUTION.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Saturday 19 February 1916 p 18 Article
    Abstract: At a special meeting of the Victorian Football League last night consideration was given to proposals adopted at a previous meeting which had been re ... 636 words
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  18. FOOTBALL AND THE WAR. ESSENDON CLUB'S POSITION.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Monday 21 February 1916 p 6 Article
    Abstract: The members of the committee and players of the Essendon Football Club are requested to attend a special meeting to-night, at 8 o'clock, at 384 words
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  19. FOOTBALL AND THE WAR. THE LEAGUE'S POSITION.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Tuesday 22 February 1916 p 7 Article
    Abstract: Football will only be played by the Victorian Football League this winter on account of a technical objection. At the meeting on Friday, five of the ... 467 words
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  20. THE WAR AND SPORT. SHALL FOOTBALL CONTINUE?
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Tuesday 25 January 1916 p 8 Article
    Abstract: A Special meeting of the permit and umpire committee of the Victorian Football Association was held at Young and Jackson's Hotel yesterday evening to ... 629 words
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  21. FOOTBALL AND WAR. ASSOCIATION ABANDONS ITS PROGRAMME. UNANIMOUS DECISION.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Saturday 26 February 1916 p 18 Article
    Abstract: An enthusiastic meeting of the Victorian Football Association was held at the Cafe Francais yesterday evening, to consider the attitude of the associ ... 703 words
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  22. WAR AND FOOTBALL. PREMIERSHIP COMPETITION. MELBOURNE CLUB WITHDRAWS.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Tuesday 29 February 1916 p 6 Article
    Abstract: The Victorian Football League having failed to secure a statutory majority in favour of abandoning football during the war, although a majority of th ... 922 words
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  23. WAR AND FOOTBALL THE LEAGUE'S DILEMMA. ESSENDON CLUB'S REQUEST.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Wednesday 1 March 1916 p 8 Article
    Abstract: The announcement in "The Argus" yesterday of the action of the Melbourne Football Club's withdrawal from the premiership and of the attitude of the S ... 578 words
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  24. FOOTBALL AND THE WAR. ST. KILDA, AGAINST PLAYING.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Friday 3 March 1916 p 6 Article
    Abstract: The committee of the St. Kilda club met lost evening, and decided that it could see no reason to depart from its original resolution, which was publi ... 684 words
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  25. WAR AND FOOTBALL. LEAGUE'S DECISION. UNWILLING CLUBS FORCED.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Tuesday 7 March 1916 p 6 Article
    Abstract: The Victorian Football League held a special meeting yesterday evening to consider the action of the Melbourne club in withdrawing from the premiersh ... 760 words
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  26. FOOTBALL AND THE WAR. MELBOURNE CLUB'S DECISION.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Thursday 9 March 1916 p 7 Article
    Abstract: The committee of the Melbourne Cricket Club, at a meeting yesterday afternoon, decided to adhere to its decision, that the club should not play footb ... 373 words
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  27. WAR AND FOOTBALL. THE LEAGUE'S DILEMMA. NEW BODY SUGGESTED.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Friday 10 March 1916 p 6 Article
    Abstract: The meeting of the Victorian Football League this evening will probably be the most important since the League was initiated upon the secession of ei ... 443 words
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  28. FOOTBALL CONTINUES. FOUR LEAGUE CLUBS TO PLAY.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Saturday 11 March 1916 p 16 Article
    Abstract: The annual meeting of the Victorian Football League was held last night. The main business of the evening, however, was to try to find some way out o ... 640 words
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  29. FOOTBALL AND THE WAR. THE LEAGUE'S DIFFICULTIES.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Thursday 16 March 1916 p 9 Article
    Abstract: Notwithstanding the complacency of delegates shown at the annual meeting of the Victorian Football League, the action of the four clubs which have re ... 495 words
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  30. LEAGUE FOOTBALL. ARRANGING A PROGRAMME.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Saturday 18 March 1916 p 17 Article
    Abstract: The match arrangement committee of the Victorian Football League[?] met in private at the League rooms last evening to endeavour to arrange a program ... 167 words
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  31. FOOTBALL AND THE WAR. MEETING OF LEAGUE. A PROGRAMME ARRANGED.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Thursday 23 March 1916 p 8 Article
    Abstract: A special meeting of the Football League was held at the club looms last evening to consider the question of district football. Mr. O. Morrice Willia ... 710 words
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  32. FOOTBALL AND THE WAR. PREMIERSHIP MATCHES. EFFORTS FOR PATRIOTIC FUNDS.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Thursday 30 March 1916 p 7 Article
    Abstract: Now that four League clubs have arranged their season's fixtures and seem determined to go on with them there is some speculation as to the compositi ... 588 words
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  33. FOOTBALL. THE LEAGUE COMPETITION. QUESTION OF GROUNDS.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Monday 17 April 1916 p 9 Article
    Abstract: The four clubs which have decided to carry on League football (Collingwood, Fitzroy, Carlton, and Richmond) are making their preparations for the sea ... 166 words
    • Tagged as: 1916 VFL season
    • Text last corrected on 27 September 2012 by anonymous
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  34. FOOTBALL OPENING OF THE SEASON.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Friday 5 May 1916 p 3 Article
    Abstract: The football season[?] will be opened to-morrow, when the four league teams which have decided to keep the game going will commence their programme. ... 312 words
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  35. FOOTBALL. OPENING OF THE SEASON. FITZROY AND COLLINGWOOD WIN. (NOTES BY OBSERVER.)
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Monday 8 May 1916 p 4 Article
    Abstract: The League competition, limited this year to lour clubs, was commenced on Saturday, and with only two games of any importance being played in Melbour ... 1529 words
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  36. FOOTBALL. CARLTON AND FITZROY WIN. NOTES By OBSERVER. CARLTON OUTLAST COLLINGWOOD.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Monday 15 May 1916 p 11 Article
    Abstract: About 10,000 people were attracted to Victoria Park for the match between Carlton and Collingwood. Until half-time neither side had been able to gain ... 1885 words
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  37. FOOTBALL. PATRIOTIC FUND MATCHES. NOTES BY OBSERVER. DRAWN GAME AT FITZROY. A FINE EXHIBITION.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Monday 22 May 1916 p 9 Article
    Abstract: The hardest, and unquestionably the finest, game of the season was played at Fitz[?]y on Saturday, when Collingwood met the home team. There were abo ... 1744 words
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  38. FOOTBALL. CARLTON TURN THE TABLES. FITZROY COMFORTABLY BEATEN[?] NOTES BY OBSERVER.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Monday 29 May 1916 p 8 Article
    Abstract: There were about 8,000 people on the Fi[?] ground where Car[?]ton succeeded in turning the tables on Fitzroy, who beat them by a point ia the previou ... 1364 words
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  39. FOOTBALL. COLLINGWOOD BEATS CARLTON.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Monday 5 June 1916 p 3 Article
    Abstract: Carlton won their match on merits against Collingwood on Prince's Oval on Saturday, played a great finish, but just [?] it in points. There were abou ... 822 words
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  40. SPORTING. THE TURF. YESTERDAY'S STARTING PRICES. V.R.C. MEETING. 3 to 1 agst Ballista 5 to 1 — Canadium 7 to 1 — First Trim 12 – 1 — True White 10 – 1 — Jullondur 7 – 1 — Maltraver...
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Tuesday 6 June 1916 p 11 Article
    Abstract: To-day.—Settling over V.R.C. races; billiards, A. F. Williams v. F. Lindrum, at Alcock's; Maryborough Coursing Club meeting (second day); entries clo ... 4767 words
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  41. FOOTBALL. NOTES BY OBSERVER. COLLINGWOOD BEATS FITZROY.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Monday 12 June 1916 p 11 Article
    Abstract: The game between Collingwood and Fitzroy, at Victoria Park, was never a first-class game, though it would have been much improved had Fitzroy shown e ... 1546 words
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  42. FOOTBALL. CARLTON BEATS FITZROY.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Monday 19 June 1916 p 5 Article
    Abstract: There were about 7,000 people at the game between Carlton and Fitzroy, at prince's Oval, on Saturday. In the early stages the play was often ineffici ... 1554 words
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  43. FOOTBALL. A BOUGH GAME. CARLTON BEATS COLLINGWOOD, NOTES By OBSERVER.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Monday 26 June 1916 p 4 Article
    Abstract: On the Prince's Oval, where about 6,000 people watched Carlton und Collingwood play, the wind blew from goal to goal. The curious thing was that, alt ... 2002 words
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  44. FOOTBALL. A DECLINING INTEREST. NOTES BY OBSERVER. EASY WIN FOR CARLTON.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Monday 10 July 1916 p 11 Article
    Abstract: Apart from members of competing clubs, who still provide a good attendance in the reserves, the outside interest in football is obviously declining. ... 1600 words
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  45. FOOTBALL. NOTES BY OBSERVER. EASY WIN FOR RICHMOND.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Monday 17 July 1916 p 9 Article
    Abstract: There was a fair attendance on the Richmond ground to see their match with Collingwood, and the results were wholly satisfactory to the great bulk of ... 1879 words
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  46. FOOTBALL. NOTES BY OBSERVER. KEEN FINISH AT COLLINGWOOD.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Monday 24 July 1916 p 3 Article
    Abstract: There were about 8,000 people watching the game between Carlton and Collingwood, at Victoria Park on Saturday. It commenced quietly, but worked up in ... 2037 words
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  47. FOOTBALL. FIRST ROUND FINISHED. NOTES BY OBSERVER.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Monday 31 July 1916 p 3 Article
    Abstract: The first phase of the limited premiership competition closed on Saturday, with Carlton in the lead. That was the only point of interest which 12 rou ... 2083 words
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  48. SPORT AND WAR. THE FOOTBALL FINALS. Clubs Allowed Expenses.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Thursday 10 August 1916 p 6 Article
    Abstract: The near approach of the end of the football season is marked by the announcement that the semi-final matches will commence on Saturday next, when Co ... 452 words
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  49. SPORTING. THE TURF. SATURDAY'S STARTING PRICES. CAULFIELD. 5 to 2 agst Bacassine 6 to 1 agst Wedge 45—1—Edrington 3—1—Coradjill 25—1—Ungala 10—1—Vibratory. THIS WEEK'S EVENTS.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Monday 14 August 1916 p 4 Article
    Abstract: To-day.—Melbourne Trotting Club meeting at Richmond: settling over Caulfield races; entries close for Oaklands Hunt Club races; entries close for Bal ... 11268 words
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  50. FOOTBALL. SECOND SEMI-FINAL. CARLTON BEATS RICHMOND. NOTES BY OBSERVER.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Monday 21 August 1916 p 8 Article
    Abstract: There was a slightly improved attendance on the Melbourne Cricket-ground on Saturday when Carlton and Richmond met in the second of the semifinals, t ... 989 words
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  51. FOOTBALL. CARLTON BEATEN. A Game of Casualties. NOTES BY OBSERVER.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Monday 28 August 1916 p 5 Article
    Abstract: What might have been the final football match of the season did not turn out to be so, because Carlton, being beaten, have another game with Fitzroy ... 1580 words
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  52. FOOTBALL. Fitzroy Premiers. NOTES BY OBSERVER.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Monday 4 September 1916 p 4 Article
    Abstract: Another fine day was favourable for the football final between Fitzroy and Carlton, which drew the largest crowd of the season to the Melbourne Crick ... 1699 words
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  53. FOOTBALL AND THE WAR. League's Contribution to Funds.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Saturday 23 September 1916 p 20 Article
    Abstract: The Victorian Football League met yesterday evening at its rooms, Nicholson's Chambers, to receive the financial statement of the semi-final and fina ... 505 words
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  54. WAR AND SPORT. Fitzroy Football Club.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Monday 2 October 1916 p 11 Article
    Abstract: The Fitzroy Football Club, which won the premiership, is the first of the clubs which competed to publish a statement of its patriotic fund account. ... 117 words
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