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1908 VFL season

1908 VFL Premiership season
Carlton premiership player Charlie Hammond
Teams 10
Premiers Carlton
(3rd premiership)
Minor premiers Carlton
(3rd minor premiership)
Matches played 93
Highest attendance 50,261
Leading Goalkicker Medallist Dick Lee (Collingwood)
1907
1909

The 1908 Victorian Football League season was the 12th season of the elite Australian rules football competition.

Both Richmond Football Club and University Football Club were admitted to the VFL competition.

Premiership season

In 1908, the VFL competition consisted of ten teams of 18 on-the-field players each, with no "reserves", although any of the 18 players who had left the playing field for any reason could later resume their place on the field at any time during the match.

Each team played each other twice in a home-and-away season of 18 rounds.

Once the 18 round home-and-away season had finished, the 1908 VFL Premiers were determined by the specific format and conventions of the amended "Argus system".

Round 1

Home team Home team score Away team Away team score Venue Date
Fitzroy 6.8 (44) South Melbourne 7.11 (53) Brunswick Street Oval 2 May 1908
Essendon 14.11 (95) University 3.11 (29) EMCG 2 May 1908
Carlton 6.12 (48) St Kilda 3.4 (22) Princes Park 2 May 1908
Richmond 8.14 (62) Melbourne 7.9 (51) Punt Road Oval 2 May 1908
Geelong 12.13 (85) Collingwood 5.8 (38) Corio Oval 2 May 1908

Round 2

Home team Home team score Away team Away team score Venue Date
Collingwood 3.14 (32) Fitzroy 9.9 (63) Victoria Park 9 May 1908
University 14.10 (94) Richmond 12.4 (76) EMCG 9 May 1908
South Melbourne 7.9 (51) Geelong 4.8 (32) Lake Oval 9 May 1908
St Kilda 7.6 (48) Essendon 12.14 (86) Junction Oval 9 May 1908
Melbourne 6.8 (44) Carlton 9.8 (62) MCG 9 May
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