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1976 Practice Match vs Richmond

Practice Match, 1976
Melbourne vs Richmond
Saturday March 27
Venue: MCG
Attendance: Unknown

1st2nd3rdFinal
Melbourne4.28.615.617.13.115
Richmond3.55.89.1211.19.85

Melbourne win by 30 points

Goalkickers: Shane Fitzsimmons 3, Shane Grambeau 3, Garry Baker 2, Henry Coles 2, Allan Davis 2, Neil Chamberlain 1, Paul Goss 1, Craig McKellar 1, Stephen Smith 1, Marty Lyons 1

The Demons claimed their second 1975 finalist scalp in two weeks after having beaten Hawthorn a week earlier, and set their sights on a huge Round 1 upset over defending premiers North Melbourne.

Ray Biffin and Tony Dullard dominated the Richmond forwards, restricting Royce Hart to one goal while a seven goal blit in the third quarter gave them an insurmountable lead at the last change.

Best were Biffin, Baker and Coles. Ross Brewer injured his hamstring.

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Age - 29/03/1976
Age - 31/03/1976

Created by supermercado. Last Modification: Wednesday 06 March 2019 17:15:04 AEDT by Supermercado. (Version 4)

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