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Round 15 1939

Round 15, 1939
Melbourne vs North Melbourne
Saturday 5 August
Venue: MCG
Attendance: 12,882

1st2nd3rdFinal
Melbourne4.48.1010.1514.18.102
North Melbourne2.23.27.59.6.60
Match Statistics


Melbourne win by 42 points

Goalkickers: Harold Ball 3, Les Jones 3, Alby Rodda 2, Norm Smith 2, Ron Baggott 1, Percy Beames 1, Keith Truscott 1, Ray Wartman 1

Milestones:
Nil

With only percentage keeping them on top of the ladder Melbourne lined up against a side out of finals contention and did just enough to beat them, taking the four points which kept them above Collingwood on the ladder.

North's form had been encouraging in previous weeks, and they'd been anything but the easybeats they had been in other seasons. Even though they weren't in contention for a finals place the defeat was their largest for the season.

Ron Kimberley was one of Melbourne's best, holding dangerous North forward Murray to a handful of kicks. La Fontaine and Ball were also amongst the best.

Seconds
Melbourne 21.21.147 d. North Melbourne 6.9.45

Media
Football Record R16 1939

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