Melbourne win by 12 points
Struggling Carlton almost caused the upset of the season, leading by seven points at the last change before Melbourne ran over the top to record another win on the road to an 11th consecutive finals appearance.
Melbourne remained a win and 23% clear of second placed Geelong on the ladder.
Carlton 10.10 d. Melbourne 7.12
Goals - Lord 2, Robbie 2, Andrew 1, Vearing 1, Wood 1
Best - Leitch, McLean, Mann
Melbourne 6.19 d. Carlton 3.6
Goals - McNabb 3, Stone 1, Russell 1, Little 1
Best - Leahy, Millard, Adams
Football Record R15 1964
Blueseum match report