1968 Night Series Round 1

1968 Golden Fleece Night Series Round 1
Hawthorn vs Melbourne
Tuesday 10 September
Venue: Lake Oval
Attendance: 12,059


Hawthorn win by 5 points

Goalkickers Greg Parke 3, Ray Biffin 2, Hassa Mann 2, Graeme Aubrey 2, George Lakes 1, Barrie Vagg 1

The lead changed hands four times in the last quarter. Peter Crimmins put Hawthorn in front, but Barrie Vagg replied to put Melbourne back in the lead and late in the last quarter they were still in front.

125 goal full-forward Peter Hudson had been held well by Tassie Johnson all night, but his third and last goal was the most important - snapped in time-on to put the Hawks in front.

Johnson, Parke and Biffin were Melbourne's best.

Football Record 1968 Night Series
"Grim fight in night football" - The Age 11/09/1968


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