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Australia - VRU - Dewar Shield Season: Competition overview
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Dewar Shield

VRU - Dewar Shield 1953

Final results
Winner:Navy

Regular season
Pos.TeamPtsPldWDLFADiff
1Melbourne University2716131220283119Qualified for major semifinal
2Harlequin25161213276103173
3Navy24161204314116198Qualified for minor semifinal
4Eastern Suburbs Kiwis2016100620010397
5Power House171673619811682
6RAAF1316619134194-60
7Melbourne11165110108214-106
8Footscray516211365291-226
9St. Kilda216101592369-277

Eastern
Suburbs
Kiwis
FootscrayHarlequinMelbourneMelbourne
University
NavyPower
House
RAAFSt.
Kilda
Eastern
Suburbs
Kiwis
-28-08-519-33-68-165-09-638-6
Footscray6-14-0-223-110-113-93-33-193-0
Harlequin13-336-3-29-020-617-113-317-337-6
Melbourne8-311-06-9-8-123-126-33-321-12
Melbourne
University
9-325-019-317-3-14-116-63-039-3
Navy16-923-33-2231-612-13-20-923-049-0
Power
House
6-1230-812-1325-311-39-13-23-615-0
RAAF0-1629-517-314-11Away team
walk over
0-4212-22-Home team
walk over
St.
Kilda
3-2220-253-2722-50-190-233-2114-25-

Semifinals
Major semifinal
Melbourne University
9/12/1953 - 3-11Harlequin
Harlequin
Minor semifinal
Navy
9/12/1953 - 21-14Navy
Eastern Suburbs Kiwis

Finals
Preliminar FinalFinal
Harlequin
9/26/1953 - 8-11
Navy
Melbourne University
9/19/1953 - 0-15
Navy
Navy

Matches schedule
26/09/1953 - Final Finals
Harlequin - Navy8-11
19/09/1953 - Preliminar Final Finals
Melbourne University - Navy0-15
12/09/1953 - Major semifinal Semifinals
Melbourne University - Harlequin3-11
12/09/1953 - Minor semifinal Semifinals
Navy - Eastern Suburbs Kiwis21-14
05/09/1953 - Regular season
Footscray - Harlequin0-22
Melbourne - Melbourne University8-12
RAAF - Navy0-42
St. Kilda - Power House3-21
02/09/1953 - Regular season
Navy - RAAF23-0
29/08/1953 - Regular season
Eastern Suburbs Kiwis - Harlequin8-5
Melbourne University - Power House6-6
Navy - St. Kilda49-0
22/08/1953 - Regular season
Harlequin - Power House3-3
Melbourne - Footscray11-0
Melbourne University - RAAF3-0
Navy - Eastern Suburbs Kiwis16-9
15/08/1953 - Regular season
Eastern Suburbs Kiwis - Melbourne19-3
Footscray - RAAF3-19
Navy - Harlequin3-22
St. Kilda - Melbourne University0-19
08/08/1953 - Regular season
Eastern Suburbs Kiwis - Power House5-0
Melbourne University - Footscray25-0
Navy - Melbourne31-6
St. Kilda - RAAF14-25
01/08/1953 - Regular season
Melbourne University - Navy14-11
RAAF - Melbourne14-11
25/07/1953 - Regular season
Footscray - Navy3-9
Harlequin - Melbourne29-0
Power House - RAAF23-6
St. Kilda - Eastern Suburbs Kiwis3-22
18/07/1953 - Regular season
Eastern Suburbs Kiwis - Footscray28-0
Harlequin - Melbourne University20-6
Melbourne - St. Kilda21-12
Navy - Power House20-9
11/07/1953 - Regular season
Eastern Suburbs Kiwis - Melbourne University3-6
Footscray - St. Kilda3-0
Harlequin - RAAF17-3
Melbourne - Power House6-3
04/07/1953 - Regular season
Harlequin - St. Kilda37-6
Power House - Footscray30-8
RAAF - Eastern Suburbs Kiwis0-16
27/06/1953 - Regular season
Harlequin - Footscray36-3
Melbourne University - Melbourne17-3
Power House - St. Kilda15-0
20/06/1953 - Regular season
Harlequin - Eastern Suburbs Kiwis13-3
Melbourne - RAAF3-3
Power House - Melbourne University11-3
St. Kilda - Navy0-23
13/06/1953 - Regular season
Eastern Suburbs Kiwis - Navy8-16
Footscray - Melbourne3-11
Power House - Harlequin12-13
RAAF - Melbourne UniversityAway team
walk over
30/05/1953 - Regular season
Harlequin - Navy17-11
Melbourne - Eastern Suburbs Kiwis8-3
Melbourne University - St. Kilda39-3
RAAF - Footscray29-5
23/05/1953 - Regular season
Footscray - Melbourne University0-11
Melbourne - Navy3-12
Power House - Eastern Suburbs Kiwis6-12
RAAF - St. KildaHome team
walk over
16/05/1953 - Regular season
Eastern Suburbs Kiwis - St. Kilda38-6
Melbourne - Harlequin6-9
Navy - Footscray23-3
RAAF - Power House12-22
09/05/1953 - Regular season
Footscray - Eastern Suburbs Kiwis6-14
Melbourne University - Harlequin19-3
Power House - Navy9-13
St. Kilda - Melbourne22-5
02/05/1953 - Regular season
Melbourne University - Eastern Suburbs Kiwis9-3
Power House - Melbourne25-3
RAAF - Harlequin17-3
St. Kilda - Footscray20-25
18/04/1953 - Regular season
Eastern Suburbs Kiwis - RAAF9-6
Footscray - Power House3-3
Navy - Melbourne University12-13
St. Kilda - Harlequin3-27