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Waverley VFA 1965 Premiership Reunion - 16 May, 2015

Waverley Blues are holding a premiership reunion celebrating 50 years since the Waverley Panthers won the Div 1 premiership in 1965 v Port Melbourne.

If interested in attending, please message me and I will provide further details.

If anyone has any Panther memorabilia, we would love to share it with the players in attendance that day including members of the victorious U19 team who also saluted Sunday Sep 26, 1965.

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vfa
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Can you send me details. I can do some video footage from the games I have.

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Wow, would you have footage going back to 1965, that would be amazing. A number of players are attending the reunion at Mt Waverley Reserve, Charles street, Mt Waverley on Saturday May 16. It's an awesome story given that Waverley only joined the VFA 4 years earlier. If anyone is interested in attending, please message me regarding details for the day.

vfa
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The only footage from that era is a few minutes of a Waverley v Dandenong silent film from 1966 at central reserve. I have a few games from Waverley from the 80s. Do you have the 1987 GF v Prahran ? I have a copy of this. The 1981 second semi final against Camberwell (crossover to Toorak Park) can be seen on youtube. I thinmk there is around seven minutes with crossover to Bill Barrott.
I can make a compellation video/DVD of all Waverley games I have. Maybe half a dozen games.

Channel 2 did televise VFA games from the late 50s to early 60s. The 1963 Moorabbin v Sandy game I have. Pretty sure the ABC did not televise anything in 1964/65/66. Maybe Cobrascorer or Billy the Kid might know more. Channel 0 started televising from 1967. Unfortunately most of the early games was either taped over or trhown out. Crying shame as you get reunions like this coming up and if you had footage to show it would be gold.

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According to my list, ATV-0 telecast six Camberwell matches between 1968 and 1974,wth four more later. In 1974, Sunday (Easter} 14 April, ATV-0 showed Waverley 23.11.149 v Camberwell 14.14.98. Monochrome. Umpire: Brian Stirling.
TV went colour in 1975 and ATV-0 changed channel to become ATV-10 in 1980.