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Round 21 1993

Round 21, 1993
Richmond vs Melbourne
Sunday 22 August
Venue: MCG
Attendance: 21,654

1st2nd3rdFinal
Richmond2.45.46.58.6.54
Melbourne4.310.718.1126.19.175
Match Statistics


Melbourne win by 121 points

Goalkickers: Allen Jakovich 8, Andy Lovell 8, Adrian Campbell 3, Kevin Dyson 3, Garry Lyon 3, Darren Kowal 1

Brownlow Votes:
3 - Andy Lovell
2 - Garry Lyon
1 - Glenn Lovett

Milestones:
First MFC Game
Adrian Campbell

Statistical categories led:
Biggest win and highest score against Richmond

Well out of the running for the finals, the Demons took out their frustrations on the hapless Tigers with what remains their equal 6th largest score in VFL/AFL history - and their largest against Richmond.

Allen Jakovich kicked 8.5, and Andy Lovell a career high 8.0. Richmond were so far behind that only four of their players had more than ten kicks, and Todd Viney gathered more in the match than the Tigers did for the entire fourth term.

The Demons jumped out to an early lead, only for Richmond to fight back and level the score 11 minutes into the second quarter. But from there they were finished, allowing Melbourne to finish the first half with four goals in five minutes to take advantage. They kicked 22 of the last 26 goals in the second quarter, for the first time a league game had ever been decided by exactly 121 points.

Best were Lovell, Tingay and Hopgood.

"We played reasonably good footy," said coach Neale Balme, "I can't comment about the other side".

Reserves
Richmond 14.16.100 d. Melbourne 13.11.89
Goals - Bennett 3, Evans 3, Cuthbertson 2, B. Campbell 1, Keogh 1, Mackay 1, Pike 1, Simister 1
Best - Stretch, Robins, Mackay

Lists
Highest Scores
100 point wins

Media
"Demons crush woeful Tigers" - The Age 22/08/1993
Canberra Times - 23/08/1993
Football Record R22 1993

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