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1970 Reserves Semi Final

Reserves Semi Final, 1970
Richmond vs Melbourne
Saturday September 14
Venue: MCG
Attendance: n/a

1st2nd3rdFinal
Richmond5.512.616.1022.12.144
Melbourne3.69.1210.1813.24.102


Richmond win by 42 points

Goalkickers: Paul Callery 5, Kelvin Clarke 4, Shane Burgmann 2, Shane McSpeerin 1, Peter Weekes 1

A more experienced Tigers side turned the tables on the minor premiers and stormed straight into the 1970 Reserves Grand Final on the back of a seven goal haul from future Demon coach Neale Balme.

Richmond jumped to a two goal lead at the first change, but thanks to Paul Callery and Kelvin Clarke Melbourne were level twice in the second quarter. They were well beaten after the half-time break though and were forced into a Preliminary Final against North Melbourne.

Best were Callery, K. Clarke and Jones.

Team
B: Phil Rhoden, Des Campbell, Brent Jones
HB: Noel Leary, Barry Hodges, John Forster
C: Bruce Brown, Peter Sinclair, Danny Jennings
HF: Shane McSpeerin, Ray Biffen, Lloyd Burgmann
F: Peter Weekes, Chris Aitken, Kelvin Clarke
R: Graham Osborne, Mark Mitchell, Paul Callery
IN: Stephen Cook, Michael Stanton
EM: Terry Davey, Jim Theodore, John Cumming

Media
Age - 12/09/1970
Age - 14/09/1970
Football Record 1970 Finals

Created by supermercado. Last Modification: Monday 06 May 2019 23:00:56 AEST by Supermercado. (Version 4)

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