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Round 15 1966

Round 15, 1966
South Melbourne vs Melbourne
Saturday, 6 August
Venue: Lake Oval
Attendance: 14,200

1st
2nd
3rd
Final
South Melbourne5.38.1112.1518.17.125
Melbourne5.17.711.1215.19.109
Match Statistics


South Melbourne win by 16 points

Goalkickers: Neville Stone 3, Ken Emselle 2, Ray Groom 2, Hassa Mann 2, Barry Bourke 1, Sid Catlin 1, Bryan Kenneally 1, Graham Osborne 1, Peter Smith 1, Barrie Vagg 1

Milestones:
First Goal
Sid Catlin (2nd game)

Promoted to the starting side for the first time after gathering five kicks in five minutes coming off the bench on-debut a week earlier, Sid Catlin played one of the more memorable second games in league history.

The 16-year-old Catlin who had started his career in the fourths at the start of the year kicked the first goal of his career, and was one of his side's best, but had nine more shots on goal and kicked 1.8 for the day to ultimately cost his side victory.

After a high scoring first quarter where both clubs kicked five goals, South nudged ahead by ten points at half time of a game played at a furious tempo. They only surrendered a point off their lead in the third term and booted six goals in the last to run out comfortable winners.

Best were Stone, Catlin and Osborne. Catlin played just two more games for the Demons.

Reserves
Melbourne 14.9 d. South Melbourne 12.19
Goals - Orr 3, Rattray 2, Feldman 2, Wynd 1, Burston 1, Jungwirth 1, Dowsing 1, Knape 1, Jones 1, Vearing 1
Best - Rattray, Wynd, Feldman

Under 19's
South Melbourne 6.15 d. Melbourne 7.6
Goals - Johnson 2, Hooper 2, Sayers 1, Behan 1, Fanning 1
Best - Lade, Hardeman, Quinn

Media
"Roving find a loser" - The Age 08/08/1966
Football Record R16 1966

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