1956 Night Series Cup
The 1956 VFL Night Premiership Cup was the Victorian Football League end of season cup competition played in August and September of the Victorian Football League's 1956 Premiership Season. The competition was the first season of the VFL Night Series. Run as a three round knock-out tournament, it was contested by the eight VFL teams who did not make the final four. Games were played at the Lake Oval, Albert Park, then the home ground of South Melbourne, as it was the only ground equipped to host night games. Despite the fact that not all VFL teams participated, the first season's average crowd was 20,000 for the seven matches played, while a crowd of 32,450 watched the first night Grand Final.
1956 Night Series Cup
The 1956 VFL Night Premiership Cup was the Victorian Football League end of season cup competition played in August and September of the Victorian Football League's 1956 Premiership Season. The competition was the first season of the VFL Night Series. Run as a three round knock-out tournament, it was contested by the eight VFL teams who did not make the final four. Games were played at the Lake Oval, Albert Park, then the home ground of South Melbourne, as it was the only ground equipped to host night games. Despite the fact that not all VFL teams participated, the first season's average crowd was 20,000 for the seven matches played, while a crowd of 32,450 watched the first night Grand Final.