Round 13 1995

Round 13, 1995
Melbourne vs Richmond
Saturday 1 July
Venue: MCG
Attendance: 42,548

Match Statistics

Melbourne win by 11 points

Goalkickers: Garry Lyon 5, Andy Lovell 4, David Neitz 3, Glenn Lovett 1, Stephen Tingay 1

Brownlow Votes:
2 - Jim Stynes
1 - David Neitz

First Game
Adem Yze

100 Games
Andrew Obst

Five wins in six games had reignited Melbourne's hopes of playing in the finals, and it made their game against fellow top eight contenders Richmond even more important. The Tigers had only lost one game to that point, but two moments of individual brilliance won the game for the Demons.

First Garry Lyon kicked a goal from 45 metres out on the boundary line after a free kick to send the Dees 16 points clear in the last quarter before Glenn Lovett marked strongly and goalled to extend the gap to 22 points. Richmond got two late consolation goals but it was too late to make a difference.

Best were Lovell, S. Febey and G. Lovett. Clay Sampson was replaced in the selected side by first gamer Adem Yze after failing to recover from a shoulder injury.

Melbourne 14.12.96 d. Richmond 13.8.86
Goals - Grinter 5, Hall 3, Norman 2, Farmer 2, Irving 1, Clarke 1
Best - Yeats, Rohde, Irving

"Tigers' win streak halted by Demons" - Canberra Times 02/07/1995
Football Record R14 1995

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