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1968 Practice Match vs Port Adelaide

Practice Match, 1968
Port Adelaide vs Melbourne
Saturday, March 23
Venue: Alberton Oval
Attendance: 7000

Final
Port Adelaide10.6.66
Melbourne14.8.92

Melbourne win by 26 points

Goalkickers: Ross Dillon 5, Townsend 3, Dowsing 2, Parke 1, Mann 1, Clarke 1, Hardeman 1

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. They were lucky to get two goals before half time while Port was reorganising its defence. Their superior fitness won out in the end.

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.

Best were Townsend, Johnson and Feldmann.

Squad
Alves, Bourke, Clark, Dillon, Dowsing, Feldmann, Forster, Fowler, Groom, Hardeman, Johnson, Jones, Kenneally, Lees, Mann, Osborne, Parke, Sullivan, Townsend, Vagg, Walker

Media
Age - 22/03/1968
Age - 25/03/1968
Sun - 25/03/1968

Created by supermercado. Last Modification: Friday 18 October 2019 16:30:06 AEDT by Supermercado. (Version 5)

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