Spidge. Just to add, it could have been WW2 when they played Melbourne with Barrasi as captain of Melbourne. Barassi lost it for Melbourne in 1958 when they were looking to win their 4th Premiership in a row. He was hit early in the game and spent the rest trying to get his own back. Collingwood won the game by 18 points and stopped Melbourne equallying their 4 premierships in a row. The 1958 VFL Grand Final was an Australian rules football game contested between the Melbourne Football Club and Collingwood Football Club, held at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on 20 September 1958. It was the 62nd annual Grand Final of the Victorian Football League, staged to determine the premiers for the 1958 VFL season. The match, attended by 97,956 spectators, was won by Collingwood by 18 points, marking that club's 13th premiership victory. This was Melbourne's fifth successive Grand Final appearance. The Demons had won the previous three premierships and were looking to equal Collingwood's 1927-1930 Premiership record.