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Round 2 1941

Round 2, 1941
South Melbourne vs Melbourne
Saturday 3 May
Venue: Lake Oval
Attendance: 12,000

1st
2nd
3rd
Final
South Melbourne3.46.69.713.15.93
Melbourne5.48.1010.1714.17.101
Match Statistics


Melbourne win by 8 points

Goalkickers: Norm Smith 5, Ron Baggott 3, Maurie Gibb 2, Bernie Neenan 2, Alby Rodda 1, Ray Wartman 1

Milestones:
Last Game
Noel Ellis

After a rocky start to their premiership defence the Demons went close to a second upset in a row as they were forced to battle right to the end of the game to take the four points off South. They were the better side but couldn't consistently beat the home defenders.

Having led a close game all day Melbourne suddenly found themselves nine points behind with eight minutes to play when South kicked two in a row, but their experience helped them steady and boot two of their own to win after South's best defender had been moved onto the ball in the dying minutes.

Best were La Fontaine, Mueller and O'Keefe.

Seconds
Melbourne 15.13 d. South Melbourne 12.12

Media
The Argus - 05/05/1941
Record - 10/05/1941
Football Record R3 1941

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