Coach - Peter Curran
Record - 20-1
Percentage - 237.3%
Average for - 141
Average against - 60
Points differential - +81
def Golden Square 140-90
def Kangaroo Flat 125-57
def Sandhurst 135-105
def Kennington 171-53
def Kyneton 114-45
def Northern United 214-65
lt Maryborough 54-57
def Eaglehawk 145-63
def Castlemaine 92-71
def Golden Square 188-42
def Kangaroo Flat 205-58
def Sandhurst 126-68
def Kennington 135-35
def Northern United 185-74
def North Bendigo 146-33
def Maryborough 129-51
def Eaglehawk 156-35
def Castlemaine 129-76
def Sandhurst 58-22
def Sandhurst 142-77
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SUMMARY - South Bendigo savoured a centenary season to remember in 1993 as the Bloods regained their mantle as the Bendigo league's benchmark.
Having won the 1990 and 1991 premierships, the Bloods bowed out of 1992 in straight sets.
But when they returned in 1993 they did so with dual Hawthorn premiership player Peter Curran as coach and what followed was almost the perfect season.
Driven to bounce back from the previous year's disappointment and hungry to commemorate the club's 100th year in style, the Bloods of 1993 lost just once - a three-point defeat to Maryborough in round eight.
Apart from that one loss to the Magpies, no other team got within 20 points of the Bloods, while they dished out nine thrashings by more than 100 points.
"It was a tough year in 1992; a lot of things didn't go our way, but we got Peter Curran as coach in 1993 and that set the scene for us," said Bloods' 1993 premiership player Peter Tyack.
"He had great experience, was a fantastic leader and a great orator.
"We still had the core group of players who had been there from the grand final we lost in 1989 (to Golden Square) to the wins in 1990 and 1991 and the guys really wanted to take it to another level.
"It was the club's centenary year and there was a lot of hype around that."
With their 18-1 home and away record, the Bloods finished two games clear on top of the ladder from QEO co-tenant Sandhurst.
The Bloods then beat the Dragons twice in the finals, winning the second semi by 36 points and then kicking six goals to one in the first quarter of the grand final on the way to a 20.22 (142) to 11.11 (77) win in a one-sided flag decider.
The grand final was one of 12 games in which the Bloods kicked at least 20 goals, while the club's depth was highlighted by their reserves also beating Sandhurst to make it a centenary premiership double.
THE TEAM - Mark Nulty, Deon Marks, Steve McMurray, Daryl Symons, David McMurray, John Hill, Travis St. Clair, Stephen Dean, Craig Osborne, Sean Cahoon, Steve Gerrand, Kristen Brown, Travis Hall, David Ivey, Shaun Leech, David Nicholas, David Turner, Simon McLean, Mark Keck, Peter Curran, Francis Burke, Peter Tyack, Mick Harrington, Matt Higgins.
No. 10 & 9 - Golden Square 2010; Strathfieldsaye 2019
No. 12 & 11 - Castlemaine 2000; Strathfieldsaye 2014
No. 14 & 13 - Leitchville-Gunbower 2017; South Bendigo 1991
No. 16 & 15 - Colbinabbin 1999; Mount Pleasant 1995
No. 18 & 17 - YCW 1997; Bridgewater 2015
No. 20 & 19 - Mount Pleasant 1997; Mount Pleasant 1993
No. 22 & 21 - Bridgewater 2010; Bridgewater 2011
No. 24 & 23 - LBU 2011; Colbinabbin 1998
No. 26 & 25 - Gisborne 2003; LBU 2013
No. 28 & 27 - Gisborne 2002; Colbinabbin 1991
No. 30 & 29 - Maryborough 1998; Gisborne 2005
No. 32 & 31 - South Bendigo 1994; Golden Square 2009
No. 34 & 33 - Castlemaine 1992; South Bendigo 1990
No. 36 & 35 - Mitiamo 1999; Sandhurst 2016
No. 38 & 37 - North Bendigo 2019; Leitchville-Gunbower 2018
No. 40 & 39 - Bridgewater 1991; Calivil United 2017
No. 42 & 41 - Heathcote 1992, Sandhurst 2004
No. 44 & 43 - Eaglehawk 2008, Elmore 2007
No. 46 & 45 - Mount Pleasant 1990, Newbridge 2018
No. 48 & 47 - Gisborne 2006, Calivil United 1990
No. 50 & 49 - Calivil United 2003, Eaglehawk 2018
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