Saturday 29 September - Waverley
Melbourne 3.2, 8.7, 11.9, 15.9.99
Essendon 1.5, 6.6, 9.8, 14.12.96
Melbourne win by 3 points
Goalkickers: Solyom 4, Sullivan 4, Neitz 2, Aubrey 2, Strud 1, Schwarz 1, Robins 1
Melbourne took the lead in the second quarter and held it until the last minute when a 50 metre penalty put Bombers in front with a minute to play. The Demons were saved by Chris Sullivan, who kicked a 50 metre goal at the death to win the game.
Best were Theodore, Robins and Schwarz. Troy Shannon was reported for striking.
Some sources say Sullivan kicked five
Canberra Times - 30/09/1990
Age - 30/09/1990