1956 Hawthorn Football Club season

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Hawthorn Football Club
1956 season
President Dr. A.S. Ferguson
Coach Jack Hale
Captain(s) John Kennedy Sr.
Home ground Glenferrie Oval
Night series 1st round
VFL season 7th
Finals series Did not qualify
Best and fairest Roy Simmonds
Leading goalkicker John Peck (31)
Highest home attendance 24,000 (Round 1 vs. Collingwood)

The 1956 Hawthorn Football Club season was the club's 32nd season in the Victorian Football League.

Fixture

Night Series Cup

The night series cup was a knockout tournament contested by the teams who didn't qualify for the finals.

Rd Date Opponent Scores (Hawthorn's scores indicated in bold) Venue Attendance
Home Away Result
1 Thursday, 30 August Richmond 12.10 (82) 9.19 (73) Lost by 9 points Lake Oval (A) 15,200

Premiership Season

Rd Date and local time Opponent Scores (Hawthorn's scores indicated in bold) Venue Attendance Ladder
position
Home Away Result
1 Saturday, 14 April (2:15 pm) Collingwood 8.17 (65) 14.13 (97) Lost by 32 points Glenferrie Oval (H) 24,000 8th
2 Saturday, 21 April (2:15 pm) Richmond 12.13 (85) 16.10 (106) Won by 21 points Punt Road Oval (A) 16,000 7th
3 Saturday, 28 April (2:15 pm) Geelong 15.10 (100) 16.16 (112) Lost by 12 points Glenferrie Oval (H) 20,000 8th
4 Saturday, 5 May (2:15 pm) South Melbourne 6.17 (53) 8.11 (59) Won by 6 points Lake Oval (A) 18,500 7th
5 Saturday, 12 May (2:15 pm) St Kilda 3.9 (27) 6.12 (48) Won by 21 points Junction Oval (A) 12,250 7th
6 Saturday, 19 May (2:15 pm) Footscray 10.14 (74) 10.11 (71) Won by 3 points Glenferrie Oval (H) 22,000 7th
7 Saturday, 26 May (2:15 pm) Fitzroy 8.10 (58) 9.13 (67) Lost by 9 points Glenferrie Oval (H) 18,000 7th
8 Saturday, 2 June (2:15 pm) Carlton 10.13 (73) 5.9 (39) Lost by 34 points Princes Park (A) 33,557 8th
9 Saturday, 9 June (2:15 pm) North Melbourne 7.13 (55) 3.12 (30) Won by 25 points Glenferrie Oval (H) 11,000 6th
10 Saturday, 23 June (2:15 pm) Essendon 12.20 (92) 10.11 (71) Lost by 21 points Windy Hill (A) 17,000 6th
11 Saturday, 30 June (2:15 pm) Melbourne 5.12 (42) 11.14 (80) Lost by 38 points Glenferrie Oval (H) 15,500 6th
12 Saturday, 7 July (2:15 pm) Collingwood 11.18 (84) 8.10 (58) Lost by 26 points Victoria Park (A) 17,150 8th
13 Saturday, 14 July (2:15 pm) Richmond 3.13 (31) 8.6 (54) Lost by 23 points Glenferrie Oval (H) 13,000 8th
14 Saturday, 21 July (2:15 pm) Geelong 12.13 (85) 10.14 (74) Lost by 11 points Kardinia Park (A) 13,373 8th
15 Saturday, 28 July (2:15 pm) South Melbourne 10.18 (78) 12.6 (78) Draw Glenferrie Oval (H) 12,500 8th
16 Saturday, 4 August (2:15 pm) St Kilda 15.8 (98) 12.9 (81) Won by 17 points Glenferrie Oval (H) 15,000 7th
17 Saturday, 11 August (2:15 pm) Footscray 15.13 (103) 9.6 (60) Lost by 43 points Western Oval (A) 16,492 8th
18 Saturday, 18 August (2:15 pm) Fitzroy 9.16 (70) 10.17 (77) Won by 7 points Brunswick Street Oval (A) 7,500 7th
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Ladder

References

  1. ^ "AFL Tables - 1956 Season Scores". afltables.com. Retrieved 13 September 2016. 


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