Richmond 17.19.121 def NSW 14.16.100 in the AFC Escort Cup match at the SCG
Michael Roach kicks 9 goals.
Best for Richmond were Keane, Roach, Malthouse, Wood, Rowlings.
Originally scheduled for the MCG, it is moved to the neutral VFL Park as other clubs objected to Richmond playing finals matches (except Grand Final), on their home ground. The change occurred a week before the game
Richmond wins their 12th premiership
Kevin Bartlett is awarded the Norm Smith Medal for his 7 goals 4.
Maurie Fleming, Richmond secretary of 14 years, and President from 1958 to 1964, and instrumental in many player movements to Richmond, dies.
Ernie Taylor , 1920 and 1921 Premiership player, dies.