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Round 12 1933

Round 12, 1933
Richmond vs Melbourne
Saturday 15 July
Venue: Punt Road
Attendance: 11,000

1st2nd3rdFinal
Richmond8.312.617.920.15.135
Melbourne0.23.66.1012.13.85
Match Statistics


Richmond win by 50 points

Goalkickers: Robert C Johnson 7, Percy Beames 2, Rowley Fischer 1, Colin Niven 1, Jack Power 1

Milestones:
Nil

A week after winning their first game for two months Melbourne plummeted back to earth against a far superior team. Despite Johnson upping his total to 19 goals over the previous fortnight he didn't have enough other contributors - and the defence leaked 35 scoring shots down the other end.

The game was over at quarter time as the Tigers stormed to a 49 point lead. Melbourne only lost another point over the course of the game, but it helped that they kicked six goals in the last quarter.

It was Melbourne's best score at Punt Road since their last win there in 1926.

Johnson, Longhurst and Jones were best. Ogden suffered a broken nose.

Seconds
Melbourne 11.13 d. Richmond 5.9

Media
Herald - 14/07/1933
The Argus - 19/07/1933
Football Record R13 1933

Created by Supermercado. Last Modification: Monday 18 February 2019 21:33:28 AEDT by Supermercado. (Version 6)

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