Grand Finals 1897 to 2018

Grand Final

Premiership decided by a conventional Grand Final, in which neither team had any right to challenge.
Has been played every year, except for 1897 and 1924.

Grand Final Replay

Premiership decided by a Grand Final Replay after the scheduled Grand Final was drawn.
Has been played in 1948 and 1977.

Challenge Final

Premiership decided by a Challenge Final under the Argus finals system.

No Challenge Final

Premiership decided without a Challenge Final being required under the Argus finals system.
Had the other team won the match a rematch would have been played the following weekend

Year 🏆 Quarter Runner Up Quarter Margin Venue Crowd
2018 West Coast 2.2 4.3 8.7 11.13 79 Collingwood 5.1 6.3 8.7 11.8 73 6 MCG 100 022
2017 Richmond 2.3 6.4 11.8 16.12 108 Adelaide 4.2 4.7 5.10 8.12 60 48 MCG 100 021
2016 Western Bulldogs 2.0 7.1 9.7 13.11 89 Sydney 1.2 7.3 8.5 10.7 67 21 MCG 99 981
2015 Hawthorn 5.0 9.3 14.5 16.11 107 West Coast 1.5 3.8 5.9 8.13 61 46 MCG 98 631
2014 Hawthorn 5.5 11.9 16.11 21.11 137 Sydney 2.3 5.3 8.5 11.8 74 63 MCG 99 460
2013 Hawthorn 2.3 5.5 8.8 11.11 77 Fremantle 0.3 1.6 6.10 8.14 61 15 MCG 100 007
2012 Sydney 1.4 7.4 10.5 14.7 91 Hawthorn 4.5 4.6 9.10 11.15 81 10 MCG 99 683
2011 Geelong 4.3 8.6 13.7 18.11 119 Collingwood 4.2 9.3 12.6 12.9 81 38 MCG 99 537
2010 Collingwood 3.2 6.5 11.8 16.12 108 St Kilda 0.2 1.8 4.9 7.10 51 56 MCG 93853
2010 St Kilda 3.2 4.2 7.5 10.8 68 Collingwood 4.2 7.8 7.13 9.14 68 0 MCG 100016
2009 Geelong 3.0 7.1 9.4 12.8 80 St Kilda 3.2 7.7 9.11 9.14 68 11 MCG 99251
2008 Hawthorn 5.2 8.3 14.5 18.7 115 Geelong 5.3 6.12 9.18 11.23 89 26 MCG 100011
2007 Geelong 5.7 11.13 18.17 24.19 163 Port Adelaide 2.2 4.3 5.5 6.8 44 119 MCG 97301
2006 West Coast 4.2 8.7 10.10 12.13 85 Sydney 1.4 4.6 8.11 12.12 84 1 MCG 97431
2005 Sydney 3.0 6.3 6.5 8.10 58 West Coast 2.4 2.7 5.9 7.12 54 4 MCG 91828
2004 Port Adelaide 4.5 6.6 12.8 17.11 113 Brisbane Lions 2.2 6.7 9.9 10.13 73 40 MCG 77671
2003 Brisbane Lions 5.5 11.7 14.12 20.14 134 Collingwood 3.3 4.7 9.7 12.12 84 50 MCG 79451
2002 Brisbane Lions 0.4 4.12 8.14 10.15 75 Collingwood 1.4 4.4 8.10 9.12 66 9 MCG 91817
2001 Brisbane Lions 3.7 5.10 11.12 15.18 108 Essendon 3.2 8.6 9.8 12.10 81 26 MCG 91481
2000 Essendon 4.8 10.16 16.17 19.21 135 Melbourne 3.3 5.5 8.8 11.9 75 60 MCG 96249
1999 Nth Melbourne 3.3 9.4 15.6 19.10 124 Carlton 1.3 5.8 7.11 12.17 89 35 MCG 94228
1998 Adelaide 3.2 4.3 9.11 15.15 105 Nth Melbourne 4.4 6.15 8.15 8.22 70 35 MCG 94431
1997 Adelaide 3.8 5.10 11.11 19.11 125 St Kilda 3.6 7.11 9.13 13.16 94 31 MCG 99645
1996 Nth Melbourne 3.2 8.7 12.14 19.17 131 Sydney 6.2 8.5 9.7 13.10 88 43 MCG 93101
1995 Carlton 4.5 10.8 16.11 21.15 141 Geelong 2.4 3.10 6.12 11.14 80 61 MCG 93670
1994 West Coast 4.3 8.12 12.18 20.23 143 Geelong 4.4 5.7 7.12 8.15 63 80 MCG 93860
1993 Essendon 5.8 10.9 16.11 20.13 133 Carlton 1.2 5.2 10.5 13.11 89 44 MCG 96861
1992 West Coast 2.6 6.8 11.15 16.17 113 Geelong 5.5 8.8 9.10 12.13 85 28 MCG 95007
1991 Hawthorn 3.4 7.12 12.15 20.19 139 West Coast 5.1 7.2 12.5 13.8 86 53 VFLP 75230
1990 Collingwood 2.5 8.9 11.10 13.11 89 Essendon 2.2 3.5 5.6 5.11 41 48 MCG 98944
1989 Hawthorn 8.4 12.9 18.13 21.18 144 Geelong 2.0 7.2 13.7 21.12 138 6 MCG 94796
1988 Hawthorn 4.4 10.9 14.16 22.20 151 Melbourne 1.5 2.8 5.14 6.20 56 96 MCG 93754
1987 Carlton 3.5 6.8 10.11 15.14 104 Hawthorn 4.2 4.9 7.13 9.17 71 33 MCG 92754
1986 Hawthorn 5.6 8.8 15.9 16.14 110 Carlton 1.5 4.11 6.13 9.14 68 41 MCG 101861
1985 Essendon 6.4 11.9 15.11 26.14 170 Hawthorn 5.1 9.3 11.5 14.8 91 78 MCG 100041
1984 Essendon 2.4 3.11 5.15 14.21 105 Hawthorn 6.1 8.6 10.8 12.9 81 24 MCG 92685
1983 Hawthorn 5.6 12.10 16.18 20.20 140 Essendon 3.0 4.1 4.3 8.9 57 83 MCG 110331
1982 Carlton 4.7 6.11 11.15 14.19 103 Richmond 4.3 9.4 9.10 12.13 85 18 MCG 107536
1981 Carlton 2.4 5.8 8.13 12.20 91 Collingwood 2.6 5.7 10.10 10.12 71 20 MCG 112964
1980/041419800927 1980 Richmond 6.5 11.11 15.17 23.21 159 Collingwood 2.6 4.10 5.18 9.24 78 81 MCG 113461
1979/030419790929 1979 Carlton 0.4 5.7 10.12 11.16 81 Collingwood 2.2 5.6 7.9 11.11 77 5 MCG 113545
1978 Hawthorn 5.3 7.4 14.10 18.13 121 Nth Melbourne 2.2 7.8 10.12 15.13 103 18 MCG 101704
1977 Nth Melbourne 5.5 9.12 15.19 21.25 151 Collingwood 3.4 8.7 12.7 19.10 124 27 MCG 98491
1977 Nth Melbourne 4.4 4.10 4.15 9.22 76 Collingwood 1.5 4.8 9.12 10.16 76 0 MCG 108224
1976 Hawthorn 5.6 9.12 10.18 13.22 100 Nth Melbourne 4.2 7.5 10.8 10.10 70 30 MCG 110143
1975 Nth Melbourne 4.2 9.2 12.6 19.8 121 Hawthorn 2.2 5.6 7.7 9.13 67 55 MCG 110551
1974 Richmond 3.8 10.11 12.17 18.20 128 Nth Melbourne 3.2 8.3 11.4 13.9 87 41 MCG 113839
1973/031419730929 1973 Richmond 3.5 11.8 15.11 16.20 116 Carlton 2.2 7.6 9.9 12.14 86 30 MCG 116956
1972/031419721007 1972 Carlton 8.4 18.6 25.9 28.9 177 Richmond 5.4 10.9 15.15 22.18 150 27 MCG 112393
1971/101519710925 1971 Hawthorn 2.2 4.4 5.7 12.10 81 St Kilda 2.1 4.6 8.9 11.9 75 7 MCG 118191
1970/030419700926 1970 Carlton 0.3 4.5 12.5 17.9 111 Collingwood 4.8 10.13 13.16 14.17 101 10 MCG 121696
1969/031419690927 1969 Richmond 2.2 6.5 8.6 12.13 85 Carlton 1.4 2.7 8.10 8.12 60 25 MCG 119165
1968/030519680928 1968 Carlton 2.2 6.8 7.9 7.14 56 Essendon 2.1 5.1 6.4 8.5 53 3 MCG 116828
1967/091419670923 1967 Richmond 4.3 9.10 12.15 16.18 114 Geelong 3.3 7.6 13.7 15.15 105 9 MCG 109396
1966/041519660924 1966 St Kilda 2.5 5.6 8.9 10.14 74 Collingwood 2.1 5.7 7.11 10.13 73 1 MCG 102055
1965/051519650925 1965 Essendon 2.7 5.10 10.18 14.21 105 St Kilda 1.6 4.8 5.11 9.16 70 35 MCG 104846
1964/041119640919 1964 Melbourne 2.6 5.7 7.10 8.16 64 Collingwood 2.5 5.9 5.11 8.12 60 4 MCG 102471
1963/091019631005 1963 Geelong 3.3 7.10 9.13 15.19 109 Hawthorn 3.6 5.6 8.9 8.12 60 49 MCG 101209
1962/030519620929 1962 Essendon 6.5 7.7 10.10 13.12 90 Carlton 1.1 5.6 7.8 8.10 58 31 MCG 98385
1961/071019610923 1961 Hawthorn 2.4 3.9 9.15 13.16 94 Footscray 4.2 5.5 6.6 7.9 51 43 MCG 107935
1960/041119600924 1960 Melbourne 4.3 5.5 7.12 8.14 61 Collingwood 0.0 1.0 2.0 2.2 14 48 MCG 97457
1959/051119590926 1959 Melbourne 1.4 8.5 11.10 17.13 115 Essendon 3.5 7.8 10.10 11.12 78 37 MCG 103506
1958/041119580920 1958 Collingwood 2.2 7.6 12.9 12.10 81 Melbourne 5.1 7.4 7.6 9.10 64 18 MCG 97956
1957/051119570921 1957 Melbourne 6.2 9.9 12.11 17.14 116 Essendon 2.3 4.4 7.8 7.13 55 61 MCG 100324
1956/041119560915 1956 Melbourne 2.4 6.11 10.16 17.19 121 Collingwood 3.3 4.3 5.6 6.12 48 73 MCG 115901
1955/041119550917 1955 Melbourne 2.3 3.10 4.13 8.16 64 Collingwood 2.2 2.5 4.6 5.6 36 28 MCG 88053
1954/071119540925 1954 Footscray 6.3 8.5 12.9 15.12 101 Melbourne 1.4 4.6 6.7 7.9 51 51 MCG 80897
1953/040919530926 1953 Collingwood 2.4 5.6 10.10 11.11 77 Geelong 2.2 3.9 5.11 8.17 65 11 MCG 89149
1952/040919520927 1952 Geelong 4.2 5.3 11.6 13.8 86 Collingwood 1.1 3.3 5.3 5.10 40 46 MCG 82890
1951/050919510929 1951 Geelong 3.8 4.10 9.13 11.15 81 Essendon 1.0 6.2 6.4 10.10 70 11 MCG 85795
1950/051219500923 1950 Essendon 7.3 7.6 10.11 13.14 91 Nth Melbourne 4.0 5.5 7.9 7.12 54 38 MCG 85869
1949/030519490924 1949 Essendon 3.3 7.7 12.15 18.17 125 Carlton 2.4 2.10 3.12 6.16 51 73 MCG 88718
1948 Melbourne 6.2 9.3 11.6 13.11 89 Essendon 0.3 5.5 6.6 7.8 50 39 MCG 52226
1948 Melbourne 3.0 4.5 6.8 10.9 69 Essendon 0.6 2.15 6.21 7.27 69 0 MCG 86198
1947 Carlton 4.0 8.0 10.4 13.8 86 Essendon 3.7 8.11 10.15 11.19 85 1 MCG 85793
1946/051119461005 1946 Essendon 7.2 9.7 20.15 22.18 150 Melbourne 8.3 10.4 11.5 13.9 87 63 MCG 73743
1945 Carlton 2.4 7.5 12.9 15.13 103 Sth Melbourne 0.5 6.9 8.10 10.15 75 28 PP 62986
1944 Fitzroy 1.2 4.8 6.10 9.12 66 Richmond 2.2 3.2 5.5 7.9 51 15 JO 43000
1943/051419430925 1943 Richmond 4.2 6.5 8.8 12.14 86 Essendon 2.4 4.9 8.13 11.15 81 5 PP 42100
1942/051419420919 1942 Essendon 2.6 8.14 14.16 19.18 131 Richmond 2.4 4.4 5.10 11.13 79 53 PP 49000
1941/051119410927 1941 Melbourne 6.6 11.9 14.11 19.13 127 Essendon 1.1 2.6 6.12 13.20 98 29 MCG 79687
1940/111419400928 1940 Melbourne 4.8 10.11 13.15 15.17 107 Richmond 3.0 4.2 5.4 10.8 68 39 MCG 70330
1939/041119390930 1939 Melbourne 3.5 10.10 15.14 21.22 148 Collingwood 6.5 10.6 13.9 14.11 95 53 MCG 78110
1938/030419380924 1938 Carlton 3.2 7.6 11.9 15.10 100 Collingwood 3.1 4.4 8.5 13.7 85 15 MCG 96486
1937/040919370925 1937 Geelong 3.3 8.5 12.8 18.14 121 Collingwood 6.3 8.10 11.14 12.18 90 31 MCG 88540
1936/041619361003 1936 Collingwood 3.6 7.16 8.19 11.23 89 Sth Melbourne 3.4 5.7 8.12 10.18 78 11 MCG 74091
1935/041619351005 1935 Collingwood 1.3 6.6 8.10 11.12 78 Sth Melbourne 3.6 4.8 6.10 7.16 58 20 MCG 54154
1934/141619341013 1934 Richmond 4.4 10.8 16.11 19.14 128 Sth Melbourne 4.3 6.5 6.11 12.17 89 39 MCG 65335
1933/141619330930 1933 Sth Melbourne 3.5 6.7 8.12 9.17 71 Richmond 0.2 2.3 3.3 4.5 29 41 MCG 75754
1932 Richmond 3.3 7.9 8.12 13.14 91 Carlton 2.3 5.6 7.11 12.11 83 9 MCG 69724
1931 Geelong 2.3 5.6 8.11 9.14 68 Richmond 1.2 4.5 5.5 7.6 48 20 MCG 60711
1930/040919301011 1930 Collingwood 3.2 3.7 11.13 14.16 100 Geelong 2.5 6.10 6.11 9.16 70 30 MCG 45021
1929/041419290928 1929 Collingwood 6.3 7.6 9.6 11.13 79 Richmond 2.0 3.3 5.5 7.8 50 29 MCG 63336
1928 Collingwood 2.4 7.8 9.11 13.18 96 Richmond 0.3 4.5 7.7 9.9 63 33 MCG 50026
1927 Collingwood 0.1 2.6 2.9 2.13 25 Richmond 0.4 0.4 0.7 1.7 13 11 MCG 34551
1926 Melbourne 4.5 7.7 14.9 17.17 119 Collingwood 1.1 6.4 7.6 9.8 61 57 MCG 59631
1925 Geelong 3.2 7.8 10.13 10.19 79 Collingwood 2.5 4.9 6.12 9.15 69 10 MCG 64288
1924 No Grand Final
1923/050619231020 1923 Essendon 3.2 4.10 6.13 8.15 63 Fitzroy 3.3 5.5 5.9 6.10 46 17 MCG 46566
1922/040619221014 1922 Fitzroy 2.5 3.6 9.10 11.13 79 Collingwood 2.3 4.5 7.7 9.14 68 11 MCG 50064
1921/031419211015 1921 Richmond 1.2 1.3 3.4 5.6 36 Carlton 2.2 3.4 3.6 4.8 31 4 MCG 43121
1920/041419201002 1920 Richmond 1.2 2.5 4.7 7.10 51 Collingwood 1.2 1.2 3.4 5.5 35 17 MCG 53908
1919/041419191011 1919 Collingwood 1.5 5.5 8.8 11.12 78 Richmond 1.2 4.7 5.10 7.11 53 25 MCG 45413
1918 Sth Melbourne 2.5 2.5 6.6 9.8 61 Collingwood 3.3 4.9 7.12 7.15 57 5 MCG 39261
1917 Collingwood 2.6 3.8 6.14 9.20 74 Fitzroy 1.0 2.2 3.4 5.9 39 35 MCG 28511
1916 Fitzroy 4.6 8.8 10.11 12.13 85 Carlton 2.0 4.2 6.8 8.8 56 29 MCG 21130
1915 Carlton 2.5 6.6 6.8 11.12 78 Collingwood 3.0 4.2 5.9 6.9 45 33 MCG 39343
1914 Carlton 2.3 5.8 5.8 6.9 45 Sth Melbourne 2.5 2.5 3.11 4.15 39 6 MCG 30495
1913 Fitzroy 3.6 4.8 5.11 7.14 56 St Kilda 0.1 0.5 1.10 5.13 43 13 MCG 59556
1912 Essendon 1.4 3.9 4.14 5.17 47 Sth Melbourne 1.3 2.4 2.6 4.9 33 14 MCG 54536
1911 Essendon 2.4 3.9 3.11 5.11 41 Collingwood 1.1 1.5 3.8 4.11 35 6 MCG 43905
1910 Collingwood 4.3 5.3 8.5 9.7 61 Carlton 1.2 2.6 4.9 6.11 47 14 MCG 42790
1909 Sth Melbourne 0.5 2.9 4.12 4.14 38 Carlton 0.5 2.9 3.11 4.12 36 1 MCG 37759
1908 Carlton 2.3 5.4 5.5 5.5 35 Essendon 1.1 2.4 3.5 3.8 26 9 MCG 53400
1907 Carlton 1.4 4.6 6.10 6.14 50 Sth Melbourne 1.3 3.5 4.7 6.9 45 5 MCG 45477
1906 Carlton 3.2 7.4 9.4 15.4 94 Fitzroy 1.6 1.7 6.8 6.9 45 49 MCG 44437
1905 Fitzroy 0.3 1.3 4.6 4.6 30 Collingwood 0.1 1.3 2.4 2.5 17 13 MCG 30000
1904 Fitzroy 3.1 3.2 5.2 9.7 61 Carlton 1.1 3.3 3.7 5.7 37 24 MCG 32688
1903 Collingwood 2.3 3.4 3.6 4.7 31 Fitzroy 2.2 2.5 2.8 3.11 29 1 MCG 32363
1902 Collingwood 1.2 3.2 5.5 9.6 60 Essendon 1.3 2.7 3.7 3.9 27 33 MCG 35201
1901 Essendon 3.0 5.2 5.4 6.7 43 Collingwood 0.1 0.3 2.3 2.4 16 27 LO 30031
1900 Melbourne 2.3 2.5 4.8 4.10 34 Fitzroy 1.4 2.7 2.7 3.12 30 4 EM 20181
1899 Fitzroy 0.1 2.4 2.6 3.9 27 Sth Melbourne 2.3 2.3 3.7 3.8 26 1 JO 4823
1898 Fitzroy 2.5 4.5 5.6 5.8 38 Essendon 1.0 3.1 3.2 3.5 23 15 JO 16538
1897 No Grand Final