While the QRL slowly looked to create their own team, a private bid from the Brisbane Broncos consortium won the licence and the team entered the NSWRL in 1988. North Melbourne were awarded a gold premiership cup instead of the usual silver in honour of the centenary grand final.
Watch the futuristic new series Brave New World only on Stan. It was the 100th annual Grand Final of the Australian Football League (formerly the Victorian Football League), staged to determine the premiers for the 1996 AFL season.
All rights reserved. Later that year, an agreement was made between Super League and the New South Wales competition, following massive financial loss to both parties, to merge into a new National competition, known as the National Rugby League. Classic mini - The Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles and St George Dragons do battle in the 1996 Grand Final. 2039, "Hetherington signs three players from Eagles", St. George Dragons 1996 season at showroom.com.au, Manly-Warringah/North Sydney District Rugby League, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=1996_ARL_season&oldid=978127326, All Wikipedia articles written in Australian English, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License.
Refereeing controversies in grand finals are nothing new; they are as old as rugby league. North Melbourne dominated the third quarter, with two goals to Craig Sholl and one each to Peter Bell and Crocker, which saw them leading by 25 points at three quarter time.
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Test your knowledge on this sports quiz to see how you do and compare your score to others. Club disbanded in 1876 and reformed as Hotham from 1877–1887 (indicated in grey); the VFA was in recess from 1916–1917; known as Kangaroos Football Club from 1999–2007, Known as South Melbourne Football Club from 1874–1981; known as Swans Football Club in 1982, Known as the Victorian Football League from 1897–1989; no grand finals were held in 1897 and 1924, "SuperFooty takes a look at the biggest cases to hit the tribunal as Jack Viney prepares for his appeal", South Australian National Football League, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=1996_AFL_Grand_Final&oldid=962829167, Use Australian English from December 2017, All Wikipedia articles written in Australian English, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 16 June 2020, at 07:39.
Led by bullocking defender Glenn Archer and superstars Corey McKernan and Wayne Carey, the Kangaroos were hellbent in their premiership quest. It was the 100th annual Grand Final of the Australian Football League (formerly the Victorian Football League), staged to determine the premiers for the 1996 AFL season. Instead, it set the stage for one of the most dramatic grand final finishes we've ever seen.