Round 2 1984

Round 2, 1984
Sydney vs Melbourne
Sunday 8 April
Venue: SCG
Attendance: 8,131

Match Statistics

Sydney win by 14 points

Goalkickers: David Cordner 3, Robert Flower 3, Alan Johnson 3, Gerard Healy 1, Ray Holden 1, Steven Icke 1, Peter Thorne 1

Brownlow Votes:
2 - Alan Johnson

MFC Debut
Xavier Tanner

First Goal
Ray Holden (2nd game)

In front of a paltry crowd in Sydney against the financially troubled Swans the Demons crashed to their second straight loss to open the season.

Melbourne were terrible in the first half and were 39 points down at the long break. They chipped away at the margin in the third before, aided by a four goal breeze, unleashing a withering comeback in the last quarter which fell just short.

Best were Flower, Johnson and Healy.

Melbourne 25.13.162 d. Swans 14.4.88
Goals - P. Tossol 7, Dickson 5, T. Fidge 5, Allday 3, Withers 2, Durnan 1, Hutchinson 1, Kol 1
Best - McLean, P. Tossol, T. Fidge

Under 19s
Melbourne 17.15.117 d. Swans 13.12.90
Goals - Payne 6, Marra 2, Lyon 2, Mazurek 1, Paul McCarty 1, Nichols 1, Ward 1, Grinter 1, Waldron 1, Judd 1
Best - Lyon, Payne, Mazurek


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"Quade learns to take the heartstoppers in stride" - The Age 09/04/1984
Football Record R3 1984

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