Saturday 7 September - VFL Park
Collingwood 4.1, 8.5, 14.6, 17.10.112
Melbourne 6.2, 10.3, 11.7, 15.9.99
Collingwood win by 13 points
Goals - Gorozides 6, Sullivan 3, J. Viney 2, M. Febey 1, Howat 1, Heaver 1, Wearne 1
Collingwood kicked three goals in the final minutes of the third quarter to take a handy lead into the last break, but despite the fact that Melbourne were kicking into a strong breeze they got the first two goals of the last term to get within eight points. It was as close as they would get.
Best were Gorozides, Sullivan and J. Viney
"Magpies hang on to beat Demons" - The Age 08/09/1991