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Round 1 2007

Round 1 2007
Melbourne vs St. Kilda
Friday 30 March
Venue: MCG
Attendance: 49,490

1st
2nd
3rd
Final
Melbourne4.36.36.59.8.62
St. Kilda2.77.711.1213.15.93
Match Statistics


St. Kilda win by 31 points

Goalkickers: David Neitz 3, Russell Robertson 3, Cameron Bruce 1, Brad Green 1, Jeff White 1

Milestones:
Nil

Brownlow Votes:
Nil

The Demons entered the first match of the season touted as one of Victoria's greatest hopes for a flag. After three straight finals appearances it seemed that 2007 was going to be their year. When Matthew Whelan ironed out Luke Ball with a big hit early in the first term, and the Demons took a lead into quarter time Melbourne fans were in heaven but worrying signs soon started.

Brock McLean, touted as an outsider for the Brownlow Medal, broke his foot late in the first quarter and by half-time St. Kilda had hit the lead. They kept Melbourne goalless in the third term and went on to win comfortably.

Best were Neitz, McDonald and Jones.

Links
Demonblog match review

Created by Supermercado. Last Modification: Saturday 25 October 2014 11:47:44 AEDT by supermercado. (Version 4)

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