Saturday 26 September - MCG
Melbourne win by 2 points
Goalkickers: Callery 4, K. Clarke 4, Colcott 3, Sinclair 2, Osborne 1, Aitken 1, Lakes 1
The Demons were up nine points at the last change, and led by 14 at the 25 minute mark before Richmond kicked two goals in a row to reduce the margin to two points. They thought they had the goal to put them ahead, but Chris Aitken had been infringed against as the ball went through.
Best were Callery, Sinclair and Rhoden.
B: Phil Rhoden, Chris Aitken, Brent Jones
HB: Noel Leary, Barry Hodges, Michael Stanton
C: John Forster, Peter Sinclair, Danny Jennings
HF: Lloyd Burgmann, Ray Biffin, George Lakes
F: Peter Weekes, Russell Colcott, Kelvin Clarke
R: Graham Osborne, Des Campbell, Paul Callery
IN: Terry Davey, Danny Powell
EM: Stephen Cook, Bruce Brown, Shane McSpeerin
Age - 26/09/1970
Age - 28/09/1970