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Round 16 1968

Round 16, 1968
Geelong vs Melbourne
Saturday 3 August
Venue: Kardinia Park
Attendance: 14,240

1st2nd3rdFinal
Geelong1.26.58.611.9.75
Melbourne3.23.27.710.8.68
Match Statistics


Geelong win by 7 points

Goalkickers: Gary Hardeman 3, Hassa Mann 2, Barrie Vagg 2, Stan Alves 1, Greg Parke 1, John Townsend 1

Milestones:
Only Game
Euan Campbell

Melbourne went into the last quarter five points behind, kicking in a driving wind but held their ground in a term where the lead changed four times. Geelong first-gamer Gerald O'Loughlin came off the bench to kick the winning goal deep in the last quarter. He never played another senior game.

Best were Dixon, Alves and Vagg. Vagg was injured. Both Melbourne reserves were used.

There are limited match reports for this game due to a newspaper strike.

Reserves
Geelong 9.12 d. Melbourne 4.15
Goals - Fahey 2, Dowsing 1, Lane 1
Best - Dowsing, Lane, K. Osborne
Reported - Langford (unduly rough player)

Under 19s
Melbourne 8.14 d. Geelong 8.10
Goals - Martin 2, Callery 1, Colcott 1, Jennings 1, Mitchell 1, O'Farrell 1, Wells 1
Best - Callery, Jennings, Hodges

Media
Football Record R17 1968
Age - 05/08/1968

Created by Supermercado. Last Modification: Friday 16 August 2019 00:21:21 AEST by Supermercado. (Version 8)

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