1984 Stirling Cup Round 2
Sturt vs Melbourne
Tuesday 29 May
Venue: Football Park
Melbourne win by 9 points
The Demons rested six players who had played in the big Round 9 VFL win over Footscray.
Robert Flower, Chris Connolly, Peter Giles and Alan Johnson were left out to recover while Kelvin Templeton, who had booted eight against his old side, had achilles soreness and Peter Moore was troubled by hamstring and groin strains.
Best were Smith, Cordner and Greg Healy.
"Six Demons 'saved' for Tigers" - The Age 29/05/1984