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Fosters Cup 1992 Round 1

Round 1
Footscray vs Melbourne
Saturday 15 February
Venue: Waverley
Attendance: 14,956

1st2nd3rdFinal
Footscray4.36.411.1115.13.103
Melbourne0.42.134.157.19.61


Footscray win by 42 points

Goalkickers: Darren Bennett 2, Stephen Tingay 2, Luke Beveridge 1, Andrew Obst 1, Grant Williams 1

Melbourne went in without Allen Jakovich, originally named in the squad, but relegated to a reserves match between the sides earlier in the day due to a combination of indifferent form and missing a training session. He kicked six in the reserves game. Steven Clark was a late withdrawal, replaced by Grant Williams.

Without their spearhead, the Demons were toothless in the first quarter. Darren Bennett was left to play a lone hand forward and was held to two goals for the game, and Melbourne had none in the first quarter. They were better in the second, but wastefully kicked 2.9. From there Footscray were not threatened again as they moved into the next round of the pre-season tournament.

Best were Stynes, Viney and Obst. Garry Lyon was out of the game with injury by quarter time with an ankle injury, and David Schwarz also hurt his ankle.

Squad
Yeats, Rohde, Wight, Febey, Lyon, Obst, Stretch, B. Lovett, Tingay, Cuthbertson, Bennett, Beveridge, Stynes, T. Viney, Lovell, Schwarz, Kowal, Mahoney, Grinter, Eishold, Bryce, Keogh, Williams, Robins

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Age - 15/02/1992
Age - 16/02/1992

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