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Round 13 1968

Round 13, 1968
Melbourne vs St. Kilda
Saturday, 13 July
Venue: MCG
Attendance: 30,581

1st
2nd
3rd
Final
Melbourne4.56.78.810.11.71
St. Kilda2.46.78.1410.16.76
Match Statistics


St. Kilda win by 5 points

Goalkickers: Stan Alves 3, Max Walker 2, Barry Bourke 1, Derek Feldmann 1, Gary Hardeman 1, Hassa Mann 1, Greg Parke 1

Milestones:
First Goal
Derek Feldmann (13th game)

Given a remote chance of sliding into the four with their win the previous week, the Demons welcomed St Kilda, already in the thick of finals contention, to the MCG hoping to pull off an upset and extend their season by another week.

Only dual Brownlow Medallist Ian Stewart stood between the Demons and an upset victory. The Saints had taken the lead just before three quarter time with a goal to Allan Davis, and his side continued to dominate for the first fifteen minutes of the last term. They were 19 points in front when Barry Bourke goalled from a free before Hassa Mann missed twice. With a minute left Stan Alves goalled by the Saints managed to lock the ball in at the centre bounce and hold on to win by five points.

Best were Tassie Johnson, Davis and Fowler.

Reserves
St Kilda 11.14 d. Melbourne 9.10
Goals - Biffin 3, Aubrey 2, Townsend 1, K. Osborne 1, Schwarz 1, K. Clarke 1
Best - Forster, Townsend, Clarke

Under 19's
St Kilda 10.10 d. Melbourne 9.14
Goals - Hodges 2, McKenzie 2, Callery 1, Mitchell 1, Sampson 1, Stanton 1, Walker 1
Best - Callery, Colcott, Jenkin

Media
Football Record R14 1968
"Stewart the master" - The Age 15/07/1968

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