Other Football Leagues

A brief history of other local football leagues / associations that the Greta F C were affiliated with between 1900 to 1945.

Greta & Glenrowan Football Association

Grand Final - Results / Venues

(Greta F C competed in this competition in 1906)

SEASON VENUE PREMIERS SCORES RUNNER UP  SCORE  GRETA'S POSITION
 1906  Thoona  Thoona     0.9 - 9  Winton    0.2 - 2  ?
             

 

Greta / Thoona Football Association

Grand Final - Results / Venues

(Greta F C competed in this competition in 1907, 08, 09, 19, 25 & 26.....we think ?)

SEASON VENUE PREMIERS SCORES RUNNER UP  SCORE  GRETA'S POSITION
 1908            
 1909            
 1919  Benalla  Glenrowan  4.19 - 43  Thoona  4.4 - 28  ?
 1925  Winton  Glenrowan  7.6 - 48  Winton 5.5 - 35  ?
 1926  Thoona  Glenrowan  5.8 - 38  Winton  4.7 - 31 3rd
 1927            
             

 

From - The Argus newspaper, 30th April, 1926.

15 Mile Creek Football Association

SEASON VENUE PREMIERS SCORES RUNNER UP SCORE
 1910 - 1st G Final  Greta West  Glenrowan  5.5 - 35  Greta South *   3.6 - 24
 1910 - 2nd G Final  Greta West  Greta South   5.7 - 37  Glenrowan  0.8 - 8

* Greta South won the minor premiership in 1910, thus had the right to challenge Glenrowan again, if they lost the first grand final !

Mount Pleasant Football Association

(Mt. Pleasant was situated 14 Km from Benalla at the corner of Samaria & Arnott Roads, Karn. Greta South F C participated in this competition in 1912)

SEASON VENUE PREMIERS SCORES RUNNER UP SCORE
 1911  Benalla Rec Reserve   Tatong 2.5 - 17  Mollyullah 1.5 - 11
 1912  Greta South  Greta South 4.6 - 30  Mollyullah 4.4 - 28 

 

Thoona / Glenrowan Football Association

(Greta FC participated in this comp in 1913 & 1924, but not in 1907. We cannot find any 1924 grand final review in local papers.

SEASON VENUE PREMIERS SCORES RUNNER UP SCORES
 1907  Benalla Rec Reserve   Winton  5.9 - 39  Swanpool  2.9 - 21
 1913  Winton  Winton  3.12 - 30  Greta  2.4 - 16
 1924    Greta    ?  
 1928  Winton  South Wang  16.10 - 106  Glenrowan  7.3 - 45
 1929    Winton    ?  

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From - The Argus Newspaper, 17th October, 1924

From - The Argus Newspaper, 12th April, 1929

 Winton / Glenrowan Football Association

(Greta FC competed in this comp in 1915 ?)

SEASON VENUE PREMIERS SCORES RUNNER UP SCORE
 1907  Benalla Rec Reserve  Winton  5.9 - 39  Swanpool  2.9 - 21
 1908 *  Benalla Rec Reserve Swanpool 6.10 - 46  Baddaginnie  1.10 - 16
           

* 1908 - Swanpool F C undefeated. 

Winton / Greta Football Association

SEASON VENUE PREMIERS SCORES RUNNER UP SCORES
1914 - 1st Benalla   Glenrowan 5.6 - 36  Greta 2.4 - 16
1914 - 2nd  Greta  Winton  5.10 - 40  Glenrowan 2.4 - 16
           

In 1914, Winton lost the semi final to Greta but as minor premiers, Winton where able to challenge Glenrowan, who won the first grand final against Greta. Winton then defeated Glenrowan in the 2nd grand final & were declared Premiers!

1914 - Match review at this link - http://trove.nla.gov.au/ndp/del/article/155591220 

King Valley Football Association

(Greta competed in 1920, 21, 22 & 1928, we think)

Grand Final - Results / Venues

 SEASON  VENUE  PREMIERS  SCORES  RUNNERS UP  SCORE
 1920 Moyhu  Greta  3.5 - 23  Whitfield  0.3 - 3
 1921 Moyhu  Greta  6.7 - 43  Whitfield  2.1 - 13
 1922 Moyhu  Whitfield  3.6 - 24  Greta  2.5 - 17
 1923    ?      
 1924 Whitfield  Myrrhee  7.7 - 49  Whitfield  4.11 - 35
 1925  ?  Moyhu  5.13 - 43  Myrrhee  5.3 - 33
 1926  Edi  Whitfield  6.7 - 43  Edi  4.7 - 31
 1927 - "Sloan Cup"   Whitfield  Whitfield  9.8 -62  Myrrhee  6.7 - 43
 1928 - First G F  King Valley  Whitfield  9.8 - 62  Greta  2.7 - 19
 1928 - G F Replay   King Valley  Whitfield  6.5 - 35  Edi  2.9 - 21
 1929  Edi Upper  Myrrhee 7.18 - 60  Cheshunt  6.6 - 42
 1930          
 1931          
 1932    Cheshunt      
 1933    Edi  6.7 - 43   Cheshunt 4.13 - 37 
 1934          
           

 Greta played in the Glenrowan & District FA in 1929.

 

1928 KVFA - Grand Final protest by Whitfield FC.

BENALLA DISTRICT LEAGUE

1930 & 1931

SEASON VENUE AWARD PREMIERS SCORES RUNNER UP SCORES
1929 Winton    Winton 11.7 - 73 Benalla Juniors  9.5 - 59
1930 Violet Town Sullivan Shield Benalla Juniors 9.17 - 71 Swanpool 7.9 - 51
1931 Showgrounds  Nichols & Sullivan Shield Benalla Juniors 10.14-74 Swanpool 5.6 - 36
             

  

TATONG / THOONA FOOTBALL LEAGUE

1932 to 1940

(In 1932 the FA was referred to as the Tatong / Swanpool FA in some local newspapers)

Grand Final - Results / Venues

Greta F C competed in this competition in 1939 & 1940

1939 -  Tatong - 12.14-86 d Greta 10.9-69 in the 1st Semi Final.

1940 - Greta 9.12 - 66 defeated Dookie College 5.9 - 39 in the 1st Semi Final.

1940 - Violet Town 7.3 defeated Greta 3.7 in Preliminary Final.

SEASON VENUE AWARD PREMIERS SCORES RUNNERS UP SCORES
 1932  Swanpool    Samaria West 8.12 - 60   Tatong   4.12 - 36
 1933 *  Tatong

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 Swanpool  10.8 - 68  Thoona  7.13 - 55
1934.1stGF# Benalla    Benalla All Blacks  6.6 - 42  Tatong  5.10 - 40
 1934-2nd GF Goorambat    Tatong  12.15 - 87  Glenrowan  10.6 - 66
 1935   Ensign Cup   Goorambat  9.6 - 60  Tatong  4.10 - 34
 1936      Benalla All Blacks  12.24 - 96  Violet Town 10.12 - 72
 1937      Benalla All Blacks  13.9 - 87  Violet Town 10.14 - 74
 1938      Violet Town  17.15 - 117  Benalla All Blacks  12.11 - 83
 1939      Violet Town  12.15 - 87  Tatong  4.6 - 30
 1940      Benalla All Blacks  13.9 - 87  Violet Town  9.5 - 39
1941-45 *      In recess  due to  World War Two  

* - In 1933, Thoona protested against Swanpool playing an ineligible player. Swanpool was offered the chance of replaying the Grand Final, but refused. Thoona was then awarded the premiership.

# - In 1934, Benalla All Blacks won the first grand final, then Glenrowan FC protested against an unregistered player. Tatong then defeated Glenrowan in the 2nd grand final !

* -  In 1946, after World War Two, the Tatong / Thoona F A was superseded by the Benalla & District F L.

TATONG / THOONA FOOTBALL LEAGUE

Best & Fairest Award

YEAR AWARD NAME B & F WINNER CLUB VOTES B & F RUNNER UP CLUB VOTES
1931              
1932              
1933              
1934  ? H. Billman  Glenrowan   7 J. Askew  & All Blacks   4
          A. Hall All Blacks 4
1935              
1936 The Putt Cup J.A. Fisher Tatong 3 R. Reaper Thoona 2 & 1/2
1937              
1938 J. F. McManus Trophy B Peacock & Violet Town   11 Jim Cleary  Thoona   8
    W. Wallis All Blacks  11      
1939              
1940              

 Greta F C entered the Ovens & King F L in 1945 & have been affiliated with it ever since !

Thoona District Football Association

SEASON VENUE PREMIERS SCORE RUNNERS UP SCORE
 1911 - 1st  Devenish  Wattville 4.8 - 32 Lake Rowan 3.11 - 29
 1911 - 2nd   St. James   Lake Rowan  3.7 - 25 Wattville  2.6 - 18
           
 

1911 -  Lake Rowan won the minor premiership & had the right to challenge Wattville after losing the 1st grand final.

 Greta F C entered the Ovens & King F L in 1945 & have been affiliated with it ever since !

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O&KFL - SENIOR Football Ladder

2021 WAW Credit Union Seniors Cup
POS TEAM PTS
1 Milawa 54
2 Bonnie Doon 44
3 Tarrawingee 40
4 Bright 34
5 Benalla All Blacks 32
6 Greta 28
7 Goorambat 24
8 Whorouly 20
9 North Wangaratta 8
10 Moyhu 8
11 King Valley 4
12 Glenrowan 0

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POS TEAM PTS
1 Milawa 50
2 Tarrawingee 48
3 Bright 44
4 North Wangaratta 40
5 Whorouly 30
6 Benalla All Blacks 24
7 Greta 22
8 Bonnie Doon 18
9 King Valley 12
10 Moyhu 8
11 Goorambat 0
12 Glenrowan 0
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