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Round 13 1948

Round 13, 1948
Melbourne vs St. Kilda
Saturday 17 July
Venue: MCG
Attendance: 10,056

1st2nd3rdFinal
Melbourne7.513.719.1524.19.163
St. Kilda3.36.46.88.10.58
Match Statistics


Melbourne win by 105 points

Goalkickers: Jack Mueller 6, Eddie Craddock 4, Alby Rodda 4, Geoff Collins 3, Adrian Dullard 3, Norm Smith 3, Colin Cox 1

Milestones:
MFC debut and first career goal
Colin Cox (6th game - five with Fitzroy)

Statistical categories led:
Biggest win against St Kilda
Highest score in Round 13

Having fallen half a game outside of the top four, Melbourne found themselves up against last placed and winless St Kilda and ran away with a massive victory.

Seven goals in the first quarter got Melbourne off to a good start, but it was the second half when they booted 11 goals to two which pushed the margin towards - and eventually over - triple figures.

Amongst the massacre Norm Smith kicked three goals, but suffered a hamstring injury which would keep him out for two weeks.

McGrath was Melbourne's best, along with Rodda and Mueller. Billy Deans suffered a broken nose and concussion.

Seconds
Melbourne 10.11 d. St Kilda 8.18

Lists
100 point wins

Media
Sporting Globe - 17/07/1948
Football Record R14 1948

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