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Round 10 1946

Round 10, 1946
Richmond vs Melbourne
Saturday 22 June
Venue: Punt Road
Attendance: 18,000

1st2nd3rdFinal
Richmond3.43.89.149.16.70
Melbourne5.37.511.513.8.86
Match Statistics


Melbourne win by 16 points

Goalkickers: Norm Smith 6, Fred Fanning 2, Jim Mitchell 2, Ernie O'Rourke 2, Arnold Byfield 1

Milestones:
First Game
Jim Mitchell

Last MFC Game
Dick Kennedy

First Goal
Jim Mitchell

Two wins in a row put the Demons back in the race for the top four just a fortnight after they had looked out of the race after four straight losses.

The win came off the back of another strong goalkicking performance by Norm Smith, and by keeping the Tigers goalless in two quarters. Richmond's inaccuracy also cost them dearly, as they had four more scoring shots for the afternoon but still lost by almost three goals.

At one point during the match Jack Mueller attempted a place kick from a narrow angle, but he missed narrowly.

Smith, Fanning and Bowman were best. Ted Cordner suffered torn leg muscles. The win took the Demons back up to equal fifth, still two games and percentage outside the four.

Seconds
Richmond 15.20.110 d. Melbourne 13.10.88

Media
Football Record Interstate game 1946

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