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Round 11 1996

Round 11, 1996
Fitzroy vs Melbourne
Sunday 16 June
Venue: Western Oval
Attendance: 10,836

1st2nd3rdFinal
Fitzroy3.15.46.58.8.56
Melbourne3.18.413.918.11.119
Match Statistics


Melbourne win by 63 points

Goalkickers: Adem Yze 5, Jeff Farmer 3, Garry Lyon 3, Stephen Tingay 2, Alastair Clarkson 1, Greg Doyle 1, Brett Lovett 1, David Neitz 1, Jim Stynes 1

Brownlow Votes:
3 - Brett Lovett
2 - Stephen Tingay
1 - Andrew Obst

Milestones:
Rising Star nomination - Adem Yze

Last game against Fitzroy and last game at Western Oval

A second consecutive victory saw Melbourne climb further away from the Lions at the bottom of the ladder.

Adem Yze started on the bench, but was soon called into action when Darren Kowal was knocked out as Fitzroy kicked the first goal of the match - and his career best five goals was one of the key reasons for victory.

Jeff Farmer was also prominent early, kicking three of Melbourne's first five goals. The visitors ran away with the battle of the bottom two sides from the start of the third quarter when they kicked five goals in 15 minutes.

Best were Tingay, Obst and Yze. Kowal suffered a mild concussion.

Reserves
Melbourne 14.16.100 d. Fitzroy 14.11.95
Goals - D. Yze 4, Hilton 2, Gaspar 2, Corrigan 1, Leoncelli 1, McDonald 1, Norman 1, O'Brien 1, Polley 1
Best - Corrigan, McDonald, O'Brien

Media
Age - 17/06/1996
Football Record R12 1996


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