New South Wales Australian National Football League

Season 1956

 

Results

 

Round 1 - 7th/8th April 1956

Newtown 19-14-128 Balmain 7-13-55 Venue: Trumper Park

Western Suburbs 24-16-160 Sydney University 7-12-54 Venue: Concord Oval

Eastern Suburbs 21-23-149 North Shore 10-13-73 Venue: North Sydney Oval

South Sydney 12-4-76 Liverpool 8-17-65 Venue: Rosedale Oval

St. George 14-13-97 Sydney Naval 21-15-141 Venue: Trumper Park -- Result overturned. St. George won on protest.

 

Round 2 - 14th/15th April 1956

Eastern Suburbs 14-11-95 South Sydney 10-24-84 Venue: Trumper Park

St. George 13-17-95 North Shore 10-9-69 Venue: North Sydney Oval

Sydney Naval 14-11-95 Balmain 12-13-85 Venue: Trumper Park

Newtown 13-13-91 Western Suburbs 10-4-64 Venue: Concord Oval

Sydney University 19-6-120 Liverpool 13-18-96 Venue: Sydney University No. 1 Oval

 

Round 3 - 21st/22nd April 1956

North Shore 13-11-89 Newtown 11-15-81 Venue: Trumper Park

Sydney Naval 13-21-99 Liverpool 9-9-63 Venue: Rosedale Oval

South Sydney 13-13-91 Sydney University 10-9-69 Venue: Trumper Park

Western Suburbs 9-12-66 Eastern Suburbs 8-12-60 Venue: Concord Oval

St. George 17-14-116 Balmain 5-12-42 Venue: Hurstville Oval

 

Round 4 - 28th/29th April 1956

Sydney Naval 14-22-106 North Shore 13-16-94 Venue: Trumper Park

Balmain 17-13-115 Liverpool 13-12-90 Venue: Rosedale Oval

Eastern Suburbs 11-13-79 Sydney University 11-7-73 Venue: Trumper Park

Newtown 7-12-54 South Sydney 5-14-44 Venue: Erskineville Oval

Western Suburbs 13-11-89 St. George 9-14-68 Venue: Hurstville Oval

 

Round 5 - 5th/6th May 1956

St. George 10-18-78 Newtown 10-11-71 Venue: Trumper Park

South Sydney 21-12-138 North Shore 15-13-103 Venue: North Sydney Oval

Western Suburbs 21-21-147 Liverpool 5-4-34 Venue: Rosedale Oval

Eastern Suburbs 10-19-79 Sydney Naval 11-10-76 Venue: Trumper Park

Balmain 11-8-74 Sydney University 10-11-71 Venue: Sydney University No. 1 Oval

 

Round 6 - 12th/13th May 1956

Eastern Suburbs 9-8-62 Newtown 6-15-51 Venue: Trumper Park

North Shore 23-17-155 Liverpool 10-7-67 Venue: North Sydney Oval

South Sydney 15-15-105 Sydney Naval 14-14-98 Venue: Trumper Park

Western Suburbs 21-20-146 Balmain 6-6-42 Venue: Concord Oval

St. George 17-15-117 Sydney University 10-12-72 Venue: Hurstville Oval

 

Round 7 - 19th/20th May 1956

Western Suburbs 8-26-74 Sydney Naval 6-8-44 Venue: Trumper Park

St. George 14-14-98 South Sydney 11-22-88 Venue: Hurstville Oval

Eastern Suburbs 18-15-123 Liverpool 16-13-109 Venue: Trumper Park

Newtown 17-20-122 Sydney University 3-4-22 Venue: Erskineville Oval

North Shore 6-18-54 Balmain 6-11-47 Venue: North Sydney Oval

 

Round 8 - 26th/27th May 1956

Sydney Naval 19-19-133 Sydney University 8-7-55 Venue: Trumper Park

South Sydney 13-14-92 Balmain 13-8-86 Venue: Trumper Park

Newtown 9-14-68 Liverpool 6-10-46 Venue: Erskineville Oval

St. George 15-12-102 Eastern Suburbs 12-9-81 Venue: Hurstville Oval

Western Suburbs 12-15-87 North Shore 9-12-66 Venue: North Sydney Oval

 

Round 9 - 2nd/3rd/4th June 1956

North Shore 18-16-124 Sydney University 7-8-50 Venue: Trumper Park

St. George 9-16-70 Liverpool 7-21-63 Venue: Hurstville Oval

Eastern Suburbs 14-10-94 Balmain 5-5-35 Venue: Trumper Park

Newtown 14-11-95 Sydney Naval 2-6-18 Venue: Erskineville Oval

Western Suburbs 13-9-87 South Sydney 6-3-39 Venue: Trumper Park

 

Round 10 - 9th/10th June 1956

Eastern Suburbs 6-9-45 North Shore 4-7-31 Venue: Trumper Park

Liverpool 10-9-69 South Sydney 8-8-56 Venue: Rosedale Oval

St. George 17-8-110 Sydney Naval 10-13-73 Venue: Hurstville Oval

Newtown 12-14-86 Balmain 5-4-34 Venue: Erskineville Oval

Western Suburbs 12-16-88 Sydney University 6-8-44 Venue: Trumper Park

 

Round 11 - 16th/17th June 1956

South Sydney 9-16-70 Eastern Suburbs 8-10-58 Venue: Trumper Park

St. George 9-9-63 North Shore 7-10-52 Venue: North Sydney Oval

Liverpool 13-15-93 Sydney University 3-9-27 Venue: Rosedale Oval

Western Suburbs 11-8-74 Newtown 8-6-54 Venue: Concord Oval

Sydney Naval 10-6-66 Balmain 7-18-60 Venue: Trumper Park

 

Round 12 - 23rd/24th June 1956

Eastern Suburbs 11-10-76 Newtown 5-2-32 Venue: Trumper Park

Liverpool 6-20-56 North Shore 5-5-35 Venue: Erskineville Oval

St. George 15-16-106 Sydney University 6-4-40 Venue: Sydney University No. 1 Oval

Western Suburbs 16-12-108 Balmain 5-5-35 Venue: Concord Oval

Sydney Naval 18-18-126 South Sydney 9-14-68 Venue: Trumper Park

 

Round 13 - 30th June/1st July 1956

Western Suburbs 13-11-89 Eastern Suburbs 5-7-37 Venue: Trumper Park

Newtown 13-17-95 North Shore 7-17-59 Venue: North Sydney Oval

Sydney Naval 13-9-87 Liverpool 11-17-83 Venue: Trumper Park

St. George 11-15-81 Balmain 8-9-57 Venue: Hurstville Oval

South Sydney 14-17-101 Sydney University 4-5-29 Venue: Erskineville Oval

 

Round 14 - 7th/8th July 1956

Newtown 13-7-85 South Sydney 7-15-57 Venue: Trumper Park

Liverpool 9-14-68 Balmain 8-7-55 Venue: Rosedale Oval

Eastern Suburbs 17-12-114 Sydney University 5-8-38 Venue: Trumper Park

Western Suburbs 8-9-57 St. George 6-14-50 Venue: Concord Oval

Sydney Naval 12-17-89 North Shore 8-9-57 Venue: Gore Hill Oval

 

Round 15 - 14th/15th July 1956

Sydney Naval 12-16-88 Newtown 10-11-71 Venue: Trumper Park

Eastern Suburbs 13-15-93 Balmain 7-7-49 Venue: Trumper Park

Western Suburbs 11-11-77 South Sydney 7-16-58 Venue: Concord Oval

Liverpool 11-9-75 St. George 9-17-71 Venue: Hurstville Oval

North Shore 14-16-100 Sydney University 5-10-40 Venue: Sydney University No. 1 Oval

 

Round 16 - 21st & 28th/29th July 1956

North Shore 13-10-88 Balmain 9-9-63 Venue: Trumper Park

St. George 11-13-79 South Sydney 7-3-45 Venue: Erskineville Oval

Sydney Naval 10-13-73 Western Suburbs 6-13-49 Venue: Concord Oval

Newtown 16-13-109 Sydney University 6-7-43 Venue: Trumper Park

Eastern Suburbs 9-14-68 Liverpool 6-14-50 Venue: Rosedale Oval

 

Round 17 - 29th July & 4th/5th August 1956

Balmain 11-16-82 South Sydney 7-6-48 Venue: Trumper Park

North Shore 17-9-111 Western Suburbs 12-11-83 Venue: North Sydney Oval

Newtown 11-11-77 Liverpool 7-10-52 Venue: Rosedale Oval

Eastern Suburbs 7-8-50 St. George 6-5-41 Venue: Trumper Park

Sydney Naval 21-22-148 Sydney University 1-5-11 Venue: Trumper Park

 

Round 18 - 11th/12th August 1956

Western Suburbs 11-13-79 Liverpool 8-8-56 Venue: Rosedale Oval

Eastern Suburbs 19-15-129 Sydney Naval 6-13-49 Venue: Trumper Park

St. George 15-17-107 Newtown 8-10-58 Venue: Hurstville Oval

Balmain 19-19-133 Sydney University 2-5-17 Venue: Erskineville Oval

North Shore 19-11-125 South Sydney 12-16-88 Venue: Trumper Park

 

Final ladder

 

1956

Club

Played

Won

Lost

Drawn

For

Against

%

Points

1

Western Suburbs

18

15

3

0

1624

1016

159.8

60

2

Eastern Suburbs

18

14

4

0

1492

1118

133.5

56

3

St. George

18

14

4

0

1549

1223

126.7

56

4

Newtown

18

11

7

0

1428

1068

133.7

44

5

Sydney Naval

18

11

7

0

1609

1385

116.2

44

6

North Shore

18

8

10

0

1485

1442

103.0

32

7

South Sydney

18

7

11

0

1348

1485

90.8

28

8

Liverpool

18

5

13

0

1235

1528

80.8

20

9

Balmain

18

4

14

0

1149

1541

74.6

16

10

Sydney University

18

1

17

0

875

1988

44.0

4

 

Total

180

90

90

0

13794

13794

 

360

 

 

Finals matches

 

First Semi-Final -- 18 August 1956

St. George 17-9-111 Newtown 13-10-88 Venue: Trumper Park

 

Second Semi-Final -- 19 August 1956

Western Suburbs 14-15-99 Eastern Suburbs 12-2-74 Venue: Trumper Park

 

Preliminary Final -- 26 August 1956

Eastern Suburbs 16-13-109 St. George 10-14-74 Venue: Trumper Park

 

Grand Final -- 2 September 1956

Eastern Suburbs 10-12-72 Western Suburbs 9-17-71 Venue: Trumper Park

 

 

1956 premiers: Eastern Suburbs

 

 

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