1950-Ainslie First Grade Team

1950-Ainslie First Grade Team

There were 7 teams in the 1950 First Grade Competition, Acton, Ainslie, Eastlake, Manuka, Queanbeyan, RMC and Turner. Ainslie finished the home and away season in fourth position with 10 wins and 9 losses. Ainslie lost to RMC in the First Semi-Final after leading by 26 points at half time ...
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1951-Ainslie First Grade Team

1951-Ainslie First Grade Team

The First Grade Competition consisted of 6 teams, Ainslie, Eastlake, Manuka, Queanbeyan, RMC and Turner. New players to Ainslie included Alan Ray, John Zuraczek, Laurie Smith, Bill Love and Barry McCabe. Ainslie finished in fifth position with 6 wins and 9 losses, three games out of the top four. The ...
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1952-Ainslie Championship Team

1952-Ainslie Championship Team

There were six teams in the Canberra AFL competition in 1952, Ainslie, Eastlake, Manuka, Queanbeyan-Acton, RMC and Turner. Ainslie Finished undefeated on top of the table at the end of the home and away games. Ainslie played Queanbeyan-Acton at Manuka Oval in the Second Semi-Final. Final score: Ainslie 17.7-109 def ...
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1953-Ainslie Second Grade Team

1953-Ainslie Second Grade Team

In 1953 there were Six teams in the Canberra League, Ainslie, Eastlake, Manuka, Queanbeyan-Acton, RMC and Turner. Ainslie were only defeated twice in the home and away games. Ainslie played Queanbeyan-Acton in the Second Semi-Final but were defeated by 1 point before a crowd of 2000 at Manuka Oval. Final ...
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1954-Ainslie First Grade Team

1954-Ainslie First Grade Team

There were six teams in the 1954 Canberra League, Ainslie, Eastlake, Manuka, Queanbeyan-Acton, RMC and Turner. Ainslie finished the home and away games in fourth place. Ainslie played Manuka in the First Semi-Final. Ainslie were 5 points up at half time but Manuka got on top in the second half ...
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1955-Ainslie First Grade Team

1955-Ainslie First Grade Team

There were six teams in the Canberra League in 1955, Ainslie, Eastlake, Manuka, Queanbeyan-Acton, RMC and Turner. Ainslie First Grade finished the 1955 season in 5th Position. Second Grade finished in 4th position but were defeated in the First Semi Final. 19 Year old Ainslie player Barry Browning won the ...
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1956-Ainslie First Grade Team

1956-Ainslie First Grade Team

There were 6 teams in the 1956 First Grade competition, Ainslie, Eastlake, Manuka, Queanbeyan-Acton Combine, RMC and Turner. Alan ‘Ginty’ Stevens was appointed as coach of the First Grade team. However Ginty found it hard to coach with travel with his work and then when he was transferred to Brisbane ...
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1957-Ainslie First Grade Team

1957-Ainslie First Grade Team

Ainslie appointed Ray Donnellan as the coach for season 1957. From the 1957 Annual Report: "Ray installed new life into the Club in many ways and was responsible for a return of some of the Ainslie fire and determination which had been so noticeable lacking in the last couple of ...
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1958-Ainslie First Grade Premiership Team

1958-Ainslie First Grade Premiership Team

Ainslie Finished the home and away season on top of the table with 14 wins and 2 narrow losses and a percentage of 225%. In the Second Semi-Final Ainslie defeated Eastlake by 24 points, 16.13-109 to 13.7-85. Goal kickers: K Williams 5, J Loftus 4, A Hawke 2, Hincksman 1, ...
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1959-Ainslie First Grade Premiership Team

1959-Ainslie First Grade Premiership Team

Ainslie finished in Third position after the home and away season. They played Queanbeyan in the First Semi-Final at Ainslie Oval. Ainslie defeated Queanbeyan by 16 points winning 13.15-93 to 11.11-77 to move through to the Preliminary Final against Manuka. Before a large crowd at Manuka Oval Ainslie defeated Manuka ...
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