VFA-VFL HONOUR ROLL:
(a list of Second Division premiership captains and coaches can be found here)
1891 - Fleming resigned from the captaincy sometime after leading the Victorian team in the intercolonial matches that were played in June. Dick was promoted from the vice-captaincy.
1909 - Brunswick's captain-coach, 'Dookie' McKenzie was unable to play due to an injury received the week before (his opponent from Essendon 'A' received a two year suspension for the incident); the side was captained in the Challenge Final by Jack Johnson.
1936 - Gray and Lyngcoln acted as joint coaches throughout the season.
1983 - Preston's captain-coach, Ray Shaw was unable to play due to injury; the side was captained on Grand Final day by David Brine.
2014 - Footscray's co-captains Nick Lower (injured) and Lukas Markovic (not selected) did not play; the side was captained on Grand Final day by vice-captain Jordan Russell.