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Round 22 1975

Round 22, 1975
Collingwood vs Melbourne
Saturday 30 August
Venue: Victoria Park
Attendance: 26,940

1st2nd3rdFinal
Collingwood3.68.78.1014.14.98
Melbourne5.18.111.415.7.97
Match Statistics


Collingwood win by 1 point

Goalkickers: John Sparks 4, Steven Smith 3, Peter Keenan 2, Stan Alves 1, Carl Ditterich 1, Shane Fitzsimmons 1, Gary Hardeman 1, Glenn Walley 1, Greg Wells 1

Milestones:
First Game
Greg Hutchison
Glenn Walley

First Goal
John Sparks (4th game)
Glenn Walley

A match between traditional rivals that might have had finals repercussions if Melbourne hadn't lost two games in a row that they should have won finished as a thriller despite there being nothing on offer.

Ray Biffin demolished Phil Carman at full-back, but when Peter Moore kicked a goal at the 27 minute mark to put the Magpies in front they were home. Two more attacking thrusts by the Demons came up with nothing but behinds and they merely reduced the margin to a point.

Sparks four goal performance was in his first starting appearance after three games coming off the bench.

Best were Biffin, Sullivan and Fowler

Reserves
Melbourne 14.15 d. Collingwood 12.16
Goals - Giampaolo 3, K. Smith 3, Carroll 2, Lyons 1, Coles 1, Clark 1, Tilbrook 1, Woodman 1, Norris 1
Best - Giampaolo, Graham, Chamberlain

Under 19s
Melbourne 11.5 d. Collingwood 9.14

Lists
One point games

Media
Age - 27/08/1975
Age - 01/09/1975
Football Record 1975 finals

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