1997 AFL Premiership Season Results

Ground Legend:

(P) Waverley; (WO) Whitten Oval; (OO) Optus Oval; (KP) Kardinia Park; (FP) Football Park; (S) Subiaco Oval; (SCG) Sydney Cricket Ground; (VP) Victoria Park; (Fre) Fremantle; (WACA) Perth; (GABBA) Brisbane; (MCG) Melbourne Cricket Ground

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1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, FINALS and State of Origin

Round 1

Date        Home            Away          Ground    Details:   
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27-Mar-97   Nth Melbourne   Melbourne      MCG      Night
            7.13 (55)       10.10 (70)
29-Mar-97   Collingwood     Port  Power    MCG
            26.10 (166)     13.9 (87)
            W. Bulldogs     Fremantle      OO
            11.10 (76)      10.20 (80)
            Hawthorn        St. Kilda      P        Night
            11.11 (77)      10.11 (71)
            West Coast      Sydney         S        Night
            12.6 (78)       5.7 (37)
30-Mar-97   Adelaide        Brisbane       FP
            20.12 (132)     14.12 (96)
            Richmond        Geelong        MCG
            15.14 (104)     13.17 (95)
31-Mar-97   Essendon        Carlton        MCG
            16.10 (106)     15.9 (99)

Round 2

Date        Home            Away          Ground    Details:
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 4-Apr-97   Melbourne       Collingwood     MCG     Night
            7.14 (56)       24.19 (163)
 5-Apr-97   Richmond        Adelaide        MCG
            19.14 (128)     15.10 (100)
            Geelong         West Coast      KP
            11.12 (78)      11.6 (72)
            W. Bulldogs     Sydney          OO
            13.12 (90)      12.11 (83)
 6-Apr-97   Brisbane        St. Kilda      GABBA
            23.16 (154)     7.15 (57)
            Port Adelaide   Essendon        FP
            8.12 (60)       14.9 (93)
            Fremantle       Hawthorn        S
            13.9 (87)       10.13 (73)
 7-Apr-97   Nth Melbourne   Carlton         MCG      Night
            12.14 (86)      8.12 (60)

Round 3

Date        Home            Away          Ground    Details:
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11-Apr-97   Sydney          Melbourne      SCG      Night
            15.9 (99)       14.7 (91)
12-Apr-97   Wstn Bulldogs   Richmond       MCG
            16.9 (105)      12.14 (86)
            St. Kilda       Collingwood    P
            19.11 (125)     17.16 (118)
            Port Adelaide   Geelong        FP       Night
            18.21 (129)     14.6 (90)
13-Apr-97   Essendon        Nth Melb       MCG
            18.14 (122)     12.8 (80)
            West Coast      Fremantle      S
            16.15 (111)     9.17 (71)
            Hawthorn        Brisbane       P
            12.15 (87)      11.9 (75)
            Carlton         Adelaide       OO
            15.18 (108)     12.8 (80)

Round 4

Date        Home            Away          Ground    Details:
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18-Apr-97   Melbourne       Wstn Bulldogs  MCG      Night
            13.9 (87)       13.11 (89)
19-Apr-97   Collingwood     Carlton        MCG
            12.12 (84)      15.11 (101)
            Richmond        Fremantle      OO
            10.12 (72)      10.7 (67)
            St. Kilda       Sydney         P        Night
            12.9 (81)       18.19 (127)
            West Coast      Hawthorn       S        Night
            17.10 (112)     13.10 (88)
20-Apr-97   Brisbane        Nth Melb       GABBA
            15.19 (109)     12.11 (83)
            Adelaide        Port Adelaide  FP
            11.6 (72)       11.17 (83) 
            Geelong         Essendon       MCG
            11.19 (85)      11.12 (78)



Round 5

Date        Home            Away          Ground    Details:
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Fri 25-Apr-97   Essendon        Collingwood    MCG
                10.10 (70)      14.15 (99) 
                Fremantle       St Kilda       Subiaco Night 
                16.11 (107)     15.11 (101)
Sat 26-Apr-97   Melbourne       West Coast     MCG
                12.6 (78)       19.12 (126) 
                Wst. Bulldogs   Adelaide       OO
                9.17 (71)       19.7 (121) 
                Hawthorn        Sydney         P        Night
                15.9 (99)       11.8 (74)
Sun 27-Apr-97   Port Adelaide   Brisbane       FP
                10.13 (73)      10.11.(71)
                Nth Melb        Richmond       MCG
                21.15 (141)     7.4 (46)
                Carlton         Geelong        OO
                12.14 (86)      13.16 (94)

Round 6

Date        Home            Away          Ground    Details:
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Fri 02-May-97   West Coast      Wst Bulldogs   WACA    Night
                14.15 (99)      14.15 (113)
Sat 03-May-97   Essendon        Brisbane       MCG
                15.12 (102)     9.17 (71)
                Collingwood     Adelaide       VP
                13.6 (84)       11.17 (83)
                Geelong         Fremantle      KP      
                14.13 (97)      6.7 (43)
                Hawthorn        Nth Melb       P       Night
                14.9 (93)       16.7 (103)  
Sun 04-May-97   Sydney          Carlton        SCG
                21.16 (142)     11.17 (83)
                St Kilda        Melbourne      P
                17.19 (121)     4.11 (35)
                Port Adelaide   Richmond       FP
                19.8 (122)      8.10 (58)

Round 7

Day Date        Home            Away          Ground    Details:
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Fri 09-May-97  Nth Melbourne    Collingwood   MCG       Night
               9.14 (68)        17.9 (111) 
Sat 10-May-97  Richmond         Carlton       MCG
               10.16 (76)       14.14 (98)
               Wstn Bulldogs    Hawthorn      OO
               19.19 (133)      13.10 (88)
               Geelong          Sydney        KP
               11.10 (76)       6.8 (44)
               St. Kilda        Port Adelaide P         Night
               20.6 (126)       8.13 (61)
               Fremantle        Melbourne     WACA      Night
               17.22 (124)      10.9 (69)
Sun 11-May-97  Brisbane         West Coast    GABBA
               8.12 (60)        21.13 (139) 
               Adelaide         Essendon      FP
               18.18 (126)      11.7 (73)

Round 8

Day Date        Home            Away          Ground    Details:
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Fri 16-May-97  Collingwood      Wstn Bulldogs  MCG       Night
               19.15 (129)      11.17 (83)
Sat 17-May-97  Melbourne        Geelong        MCG
               7.7 (49)         19.14 (128)
               Nth Melbourne    Port Adelaide  OO
               19.14 (128)      15.10 (100)
               Adelaide         Sydney         FP        Night
               22.12 (144)      8.7 (55)
Sun 18-May-97  Essendon         St. Kilda      MCG
               14.16 (100)      18.16 (124) 
               Carlton          Hawthorn       OO
               15.16 (106)      12.9 81
               Fremantle        Brisbane       S
               14.14 (98)       15.3 (93)
Mon 19-May-97  Richmond         West Coast     MCG       Night
               18.11 (119)      9.13 (67)

Round 9

Day Date        Home            Away          Ground    Details:
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Fri 23-May-97  Port Adelaide    Melbourne      FP        Night
               10.18 (78)       3.9 (27)
Sat 24-May-97  Carlton          Fremantle      OO
               16.9 (105)       14.4 (88)
               Hawthorn         Adelaide       P
               13.10 (88)       14.18 (102)
               Sydney           Collingwood    SCG       Night
               16.15 (111)      11.8 (74)
Sun 25-May-97  Brisbane         Geelong        GABBA
               19.12 (126)      15.8 (98)
               Wstn Bulldogs    Nth Melbourne  MCG
               16.7 (103)       10.11 (71)
               St. Kilda        Richmond       P
               22.9 (141)       14.10 (94) 
               West Coast       Essendon       S
               16.14 (110)      13.7 (85)

Round 10

Day Date        Home            Away          Ground    Details:
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Fri 30-May-97  Port Adelaide    Carlton        FP       Night
               14.9 (93)        7.13 (55)
Sat 31-May-97  Nth Melbourne    West Coast     OO
               15.13 (103)      9.4 (58)
               Hawthorn         Collingwood    P
               16.12 (108)      8.7 (55)
               Geelong          St.Kilda       KP
               16.11 (107)      11.13 (79)
               Richmond         Melbourne      MCG      Night
               9.13 (67)        14.8 (92)
Sun  1-Jun-97  Essendon         Wstn Bulldogs  MCG
               17.12 (114)      20.16 (136) 
               Brisbane         Sydney         GABBA
               13.14 (92)       13.11 (89)
Mon  2-Jun-97  Fremantle        Adelaide       S        Night
               10.12 (72)       16.9 (105)

Round 11

Day Date        Home            Away          Ground    Details:
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Fri  6-Jun-97  Collingwood      Richmond       MCG      Night
               10.11 (71)       11.11 (77) 
Sat  7-Jun-97  Essendon         Hawthorn       MCG
               13.13 (91)       17.22 (124) 
               Wstn Bulldogs    Geelong        OO
               14.12 (96)       11.9 (75)
               Port Adelaide    Sydney         FP       Night
               4.17 (41)        10.16 (76) 
Sun  8-Jun-97  West Coast       St.Kilda       S
               11.7 (73)        13.11 (89)  
               Melbourne        Adelaide       MCG
               5.15 (45)        14.13 (97) 
Mon  9-Jun-97  Nth Melbourne    Fremantle      MCG
               15.15 (105)      12.7 (79)
               Carlton          Brisbane       OO
               12.12 (84)       9.9 (63)

Round 12

Day Date        Home            Away          Ground    Details:
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Fri 13-Jun    Sydney            Richmond       SCG      Night
              26.8 (164)        16.14 (110)
Sat 14-Jun    Wstn Bulldogs     Port Adelaide  OO
              12.10 (82)        14.10 (94) 
              Collingwood       West Coast     VP
              7.13 (55)         11.5 (71) 
              Geelong           Hawthorn       KP
              12.10 (82)        13.10 (88) 
Sun 15-Jun    Fremantle         Essendon       S
              24.13 (157)       9.6 (60)
              St Kilda          Carlton        WP
              16.20 (116)       12.13 (85)
              Adelaide          Nth Melbourne  FP
              12.11 (83)        16.9 (105) 
              Melbourne         Brisbane       MCG
              7.8 (50)          21.9 (135)

State of Origin

Day Date        Home            Away          Ground    Details:
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20-Jun-97     Allies            West Australia S        Night
              18.8 (116)        16.12 (108)

21-Jun-97     South Australia   Victoria       FP       Night 
              12.13 (85)        13.15 (93)

Round 13

Day Date        Home            Away          Ground    Details:
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Fri 27-Jun    West Coast        Carlton        S        Night
              11.13 (79)        12.14 (86)
Sat 28-Jun    Richmond          Essendon       MCG
              4.10 (34)         19.13 (127)
              St Kilda          Wstn Bulldogs  P
              11.18 (84)        15.11 (101)
              Geelong           Adelaide       KP
              17.8 (110)        7.12 (54)
              Port Adelaide     Fremantle      FP       Night
              10.9 (69)         7.12 (54)
              Brisbane          Collingwood    GABBA    Night
              11.22 (88)        11.7 (73)
Sun 29-Jun    Hawthorn          Melbourne      P
              17.16 (118)       7.13 (55)
              Sydney            Nth Melbourne  SCG
              8.17 (65)         7.13 (55)

Round 14

Day Date        Home            Away          Ground    Details:
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Fri  4-Jul    Adelaide          West Coast     FP       Night
              16.10 (106)       4.7 (31)
Sat  5-Jul    Geelong           Collingwood    MCG
              9.26 (80)         10.12 (72)
              Carlton           Wstn Bulldogs  OO
              11.8 (74)         16.14 (110)
              St. Kilda         Nth Mebourne   P
              20.13 (133)       11.13 (79)
              Fremantle         Sydney         WACA     Night
              6.12 (48)         3.15 (33)
Sun  6-Jul    Essendon          Melbourne      MCG
              18.12 (120)       8.9 (57)
              Hawthorn          Port Adelaide  P
              18.16 (124)       13.14 (92)
              Brisbane          Richmond       GABBA
              7.26 (68)         7.8 (50)

Round 15

Day Date        Home            Away          Ground    Details:
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Fri 11-July   Nth Melbourne     Geelong        MCG      Night
              14.8 (92)         15.12 (102)
Sat 12-July   Melbourne         Carlton        MCG
              18.11 (119)       15.10 (100)
              Wstn Bulldogs     Brisbane       OO
              11.7 (73)         21.11 (137)
              Collingwood       Fremantle      VP
              25.10 (160)       9.6 (60)
              Adelaide          St Kilda       FP       Night
              10.16 (76)        9.12 (66)
Sun 13-July   Sydney            Essendon       SCG
              11.13 (79)        11.12 (78)
              Richmond          Hawthorn       MCG
              22.13 (145)       10.9 (69)
              West Coast        Port Adelaide  S
              12.13 (85)        9.13 (67)

Round 16

Day Date        Home            Away          Ground    Details:
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Fri 18-July   Brisbane          Adelaide       GABBA    Night
              17.16 (118)       13.9 (87)
Sat 19-July   Carlton           Essendon       MCG
              25.15 (165)       13.9 (87)
              Hawthorn          St Kilda       P
              9.8 (62)          20.21 (141)
              Geelong           Richmond       KP
              16.14 (110)       12.6 (78)
              Sydney            West Coast     SCG      Night
              15.22 (112)       11.9 (75)
              Port Adelaide     Collingwood    FP       Night
              17.9 (111)        8.10 (58)
Sun 20-July   Fremantle         Wstn Bulldogs  S
              15.7 (97)         13.13 (91)
              Melbourne         Nth Melbourne  MCG
              7.16 (58)         17.12 (114)

Round 17

Day Date        Home            Away          Ground    Details:
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Fri 25-July   Essendon          Port Adelaide  MCG      Night
              10.12 (72)        18.14 (122)
Sat 26-July   Carlton           Nth Melbourne  OO
              7.16 (58)         14.12 (96)
              Hawthorn          Fremantle      P
              9.8 (62)          10.11 (71)
              Adelaide          Richmond       FP       Night
              29.11 (185)       7.6 (48)
Sun 20-July   West Coast        Geelong        S        Early
              20.9 (129)        12.10 (82)
              Sydney            Wstn Bulldogs  SCG
              22.17 (149)       7.10 (52)
              Collingwood       Melbourne      MCG
              20.14 (134)       12.10 (82)
              St Kilda          Brisbane       P
              12.20 (92)        5.14 (44)

Round 18

Day Date        Home            Away          Ground    Details:
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Fri 1-Aug     Nth Melbourne     Essendon       MCG      Night
              11.17 (83)        8.16 (64)
Sat 2-Aug     Melbourne         Sydney         MCG
              7.11 (53)         25.19 (169)
              Richmond          Wstn Bulldogs  OO
              17.13 (115)       15.10 (100)
              Geelong           Port Adelaide  KP
              25.9 (159)        11.8 (74)
              Brisbane          Hawthorn       GABBA    Night
              21.15 (141)       11.5 (71)
Sun 3-Aug     Adelaide          Carlton        FP
              18.19 (127)       13.8 (86)
              Collingwood       St Kilda       MGC
              12.17 (89)        15.21 (111)
              Fremantle         West Coast     S
              7.7 (49)          13.4 (82)

Round 19

Day Date        Home            Away          Ground    Details:
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Fri 8-Aug     Nth Melbourne     Brisbane       MCG      Night
              17.14 (116)       9.5 (59)
Sat 9-Aug     Carlton           Collingwood    MCG
              14.23 (107)       13.13 (91)
              Wstn Bulldogs     Melbourne      OO
              14.18 (102)       9.10 (64)
              Hawthorn          West Coast     P
              10.6 (66)         13.9 (87) 
              Fremantle         Richmond       WACA     Night
              12.163 (85)       5.12 (42)
Sun 10-Aug    Sydney            St Kilda       SCG
              17.17 (119)       18.20 (128) 
              Essendon          Geelong        MGC 
              11.7 (73)         9.14 (68)
              Port Adelaide     Adelaide       FP
              9.4 (58)          9.11 (65)

Round 20

Day Date        Home            Away          Ground    Details:
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Fri 15-Aug    West Coast        Melbourne      WACA     Night
              15.7 (97)         7.17 (59)
Sat 16-Aug    Collingwood       Essendon       MCG
              13.13 (91)        12.9 (81)
              St Kilda          Fremantle      P
              12.5 (77)         9.10 (64)
              Geelong           Carlton        KP      
              13.17 (95)        9.13 (67)
              Brisbane          Port Adelaide  GABBA    Night
              13.15 (93)        13.15 (93)
Sun 17-Aug    Sydney            Hawthorn       SCG     
              20.15 (135)       11.11 (77)
              Richmond          Nth Melbourne  MGC    
              14.13 (97)        14.12 (96)
              Adelaide          Wstn Bulldogs  FP 
              7.18 (60)         16.7 (103)

Round 21

Day Date        Home            Away          Ground    Details:
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Fri 22-Aug    Melbourne         St Kilda       MCG      Night
              8.14 (62)         17.12 (114) 
Sat 23-Aug    Nth Melbourne     Hawthorn       MCG
              10.21 (81)        6.7 (43)
              Carlton           Sydney         OO
              11.10 (76)        5.11 (41)
              Western Bulldogs  West Coast     WO      
              12.14 (86)        10.8 (68)
              Brisbane          Essendon       GABBA    Night
              15.12 (102)       16.10 (106) 
Sun 24-Aug    Fremantle         Geelong        S 
              9.14 (68)         14.16 (100) 
              Richmond          Port Adelaide  MGC      Night
              22.14 (146)       8.13 (61)
Mon 25-Aug    Adelaide          Collingwood    FP       Night
              6.12 (48)         5.9 (39)

Round 22

Day Date        Home            Away          Ground    Details:
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Fri 29-Aug    West Coast        Brisbane      WACA      Night
              18.12 (120)       11.15 (81)
Sat 30-Aug    Melbourne         Fremantle     MCG
              18.11 (119)       11.13 (79)
              Carlton           Richmond      OO
              13.11 (89)        13.13 (91)
              Hawthorn          Wstn Bulldogs WO
              13.9 (87)         15.15 (105)
              Sydney            Geelong       SCG       Night
              13.12 (90)        15.10 (100) 
Sun 31-Aug    Port Adelaide     St Kilda      FP
              12.12 (84)        17.15 (117) 
              Collingwood       Nth Melbourne MCG
              18.14 (122)       15.21 (111)
              Essendon          Adelaide      OO
              16.6 (102)        14.14 (98)

Qualifying Finals

Day Date        Home            Away          Ground    Details:
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2nd Qualifying Final

Sat 06-Sept   Wstn Bulldogs     Sydney        MCG       2.30
              18.11 (119)       12.12 (84)

1st Qualifying Final

Sun 07-Sept   Adelaide          West Coast    FP        12.30 CST (Adelaide time)
              14.15 (99)        9.12 (66)

3rd Qualifying Final

              St Kilda          Brisbane      P         2.30
              20.15 (135)       13.11 (89)

4th Qualifying Final

              Geelong           Nth Melbourne MCG       Night (7.00)
              9.7 (61)          11.13 (79)

Brisbane and Sydney have been eliminated

Semi Finals

Day Date        Home            Away          Ground    Details:
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1st Semi Final

Sat 06-Sept   Nth Melbourne     West Coast    MCG       2.30
              15.8 (98)         12.13 (85)  

2nd Semi Final

              Adelaide          Geelong       FP        Night
              11.10 (76)        9.14 (68)

West Coast and Geelong have been eliminated

Preliminary Finals

Day Date        Home            Away          Ground    Details:
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2nd Preliminary

Fri 19-Sept   St Kilda          Nth Melbourne MCG        7:30 EST
              15.14 (104)       11.7 (73)

1st Preliminary Final

Sat 20-Sept   Wstn Bulldogs     Adelaide      MCG        2:30 EST
              13.13 (91)        12.21 (93) 

North Melbourne and Western Bulldogs have been eliminated

Grand Final

Day Date        Home            Away          Ground    Details:
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Sat 27-Sept   Adelaide          St Kilda      MCG       14:30 EST
              19.11 (125)       13.16 (94)

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