Round 12 1963

Round 12, 1963
Melbourne vs St. Kilda
Saturday, 27 July
Venue: MCG
Attendance: 55,060

St. Kilda2.
Match Statistics

Melbourne win by 59 points

Goalkickers: Barrie Vagg 4, Barry Bourke 3, Ken Emselle 2, Ron Barassi 1, Ray Groom 1, Tassie Johnson 1, John Lord 1, John Townsend 1


Having displaced the Saints from fourth place a week earlier thanks to a superior percentage, the Demons did even more damage to their opponent's finals chances with a siren-to-siren victory of nearly ten goals.

The home side had a superior system to their opponents, and in contrast the Saints players appeared to have a case of nerves.

Despite the victory, and their high percentage, Melbourne were still in danger of missing out on the finals on wins alone if they slipped up drastically - being just a game in front of Carlton and St Kilda in the race for the four.

Best were Dixon, Anderson and Mann.

St Kilda 16.19 d. Melbourne 7.11
Goals - Zinko 2, Matthews 1, McLean 1, Rattray 1, Schultz 1, Thiessen 1
Best - Read, Mann, Nilssen

Under 19's
Melbourne 10.15 d. St Kilda 2.11
Goals - Jacobs 2, Mounter 2, Warren 1, Brewster 1, Witomski 1, Leahy 1, Harrison 1, Mitchell 1
Best - Mitchell, Brodie, Feldman

Football Record R13 1963

Created by Supermercado. Last Modification: Saturday 26 January 2013 18:07:34 AEDT by supermercado. (Version 2)

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