Round 10 1944

Round 10, 1944
Melbourne vs South Melbourne
Saturday 8 July
Venue: Punt Road
Attendance: 10,000

South Melbourne3.
Match Statistics

Melbourne win by 3 points

Goalkickers: Percy Beames 2, Esmond Downey 2, Ivan Porter 2, Lloyd Bennett 1, Fred Fanning 1, Hughie McPherson 1, Jack Mueller 1

First Game
Tony Bizzaca
Ivan Porter

First Goal
Lloyd Bennett (4th game)
Ivan Porter

With the threat of being excluded from the second part of the season for finishing in the bottom two at the end of Round 11 off the cards after a change by the league, the Demons broke through for a victory to keep them away from the bottom of the ladder.

For the first time in weeks Fred Fanning wasn't the only multiple goalkicker, and while he only booted one there were three others who kicked two each.'

South had the chance to bury the game in the second quarter but spurned multiple chances to kick goals. They came back at the Demons again in the last quarter but fell just short, seriously damaging their chances of playing in the finals.

South Melbourne 21.15 d. Melbourne 9.13

Football Record R11 1944

Created by Supermercado. Last Modification: Monday 09 April 2018 20:41:09 AEST by Supermercado. (Version 3)

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