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1971 Under 19 Grand Final

Reserves Grand Final, 1971
Melbourne vs Essendon
Saturday September 25
Venue: MCG
Attendance: n/a

1st2nd3rdFinal
Melbourne6.211.613.918.15.123
Essendon3.47.712.1116.14.110


Melbourne win by 13 points

Goalkickers: Ian McGuinness 6, Peter Dilnot 3, Taylor 2, Geoff Harrold 2, Ross Brewer 2, Peter Williamson 1, Anderson 1, John Cumming 1

The Demons had already beaten Essendon in the Semi Final and repeated the dose to win the Premiership with better marking and stronger attacking.

The Bombers reeled in a 23 point half-time lead to hit the front early in the last quarter but Melbourne struck back and held on to win.

Future senior players in the match were Ross Brewer, John Cumming, Peter Dilnot, Geoff Harrold Stephen Kerley, Ian McGuinness, Kevin Moore, Laurie Queay, Kim Smith and Peter Williamson.

Other players included John Cunningham.

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Age - 27/09/1971

Created by Supermercado. Last Modification: Thursday 13 December 2018 14:39:12 AEDT by Supermercado. (Version 5)

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