Historical information

This is the scorecard for the home-and-away game between Essendon and North Melbourne Kangaroos at the MCG which Essendon won 27.9.171 to Kangaroos 25.9.159


This item is of great significance for it is the official record of the greatest comeback in VFL/AFL history. Essendon came from 69 points down in the second quarter to defeat the Kangaroos by 12 points. It has been hailed as one of the greatest games ever.

Physical description

White cardboard card ruled into sections

Inscriptions & markings

Scores for each team for each quarter have been entered in blue ink and card has been signed by three umpires