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Round 4 1964

Round 4, 1964
St. Kilda vs Melbourne
Saturday 9 May
Venue: Junction Oval
Attendance: 35,000

1st2nd3rdFinal
St. Kilda2.17.58.1113.15.93
Melbourne1.64.76.129.13.67
Match Statistics


St. Kilda win by 26 points

Goalkickers: Barrie Vagg 4, Ken Emselle 2, Ron Barassi 1, Barry Bourke 1, Ray Groom 1

Milestones:
First Game
Graeme Jacobs

Last Game
Len Mann

100 Games
Tassie Johnson
Hassa Mann

The Demons fell to 2-2 at the hands of a St. Kilda side led by teenagers Carl Ditterich, 18, and Ian Cooper, 17. After going into half time 16 points down, they got to within five points early in the last quarter but the Saints steadied to win.

Ray Groom was the Demons best, but he had few friends. Barry Bourke and Bryan Kenneally both failed to have an impact at full-forward, with Saint Verdun Howell holding both well. Barrie Vagg kicked four goals, but his impact on overall performance was lacking.

Best were Groom, Anderson and Roet. Roet (burst blood vessel in lung) was replaced by Jacobs and Williams (thigh) by Watson, both in the last quarter. Barry Bourke ended the game battling cramp.

Brian Dixon missed with a shoulder injury, perhaps a blessing in disguise as he was standing for the seat of St Kilda for the Liberal Party in the following month’s State Election. His absence removed any chance of turning off voters with a blinding performance.

Reserves
St Kilda 9.8 d. Melbourne 7.11
Goals - Wood 2, Carroll 1, Bourke 1, Matthews 1, Bartlett 1, Slade 1
Best - Matthews, Davis, Lord

Under 19s
Melbourne 17.6 defeated St. Kilda 6.12
Goals - Feldman 4, McNab 3, Schultz 3, Stone 2, Osborne 2, Marr 2, Russell 1
Best - Griffiths, Marr, Pritchard

Media
Age - 11/05/1964
Football Record R5 1964

Created by Supermercado. Last Modification: Sunday 17 November 2019 20:39:51 AEDT by Supermercado. (Version 5)

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