Practice Match, 1968
Port Adelaide vs Melbourne
Saturday, March 23
Venue: Alberton Oval
Melbourne win by 26 points
Goalkickers: Ross Dillon 5, Unknown 9
The Demons were four goals behind in the second quarter and it took until the last term for them to run away from the South Australian grand finallists. Barry Bourke suffered a knock on the knee which injured ligaments. Defender Graham Osborne, rover Rob Dowsing and ruckman Brent Jones all hurt their thighs.
"Melbourne has solid win in SA" - The Age 25/03/1968