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Round 15 1974

Round 15, 1974
Geelong vs Melbourne
Saturday, 13 July
Venue: Kardinia Park
Attendance: 10,881

1st
2nd
3rd
Final
Geelong2.45.58.712.11.83
Melbourne4.26.56.79.9.63
Match Statistics


Geelong win by 20 points

Goalkickers: Billy Barham 2, Neil Chamberlain 2, Carl Ditterich 2, Robert Flower 1, Steven Smith 1, Peter Williamson 1

Milestones:
50 Games
Ross Brewer

First Goal
Billy Barham (2nd game)

The finals aspirant Cats were initially taken aback by the quick play and handball of the Demons but slowly worked their way back into the game to take control.

After a first half where Dennis Clark (19 kicks) and Greg Wells were brilliant the Cats coach Polly Farmer gave his side a blast and played a handful of positional moves which helped shut Stan Alves out of the game and get his team back on top.

The Demons ruck division of Carl Ditterich and Garry Baker battled hard but with Clark's input dropping off and both Wells and Alves being cut out of the game they couldn't inspire their side to victory.

Reserves
Geelong 20.12 d. Melbourne 10.16
Goals - Carroll 5, Jerram 1, Murray 1, Peters 1, Delmenico 1, Green 1
Best - Keenan, Jerram, McMullin

Under 19's
Melbourne 14.14 d. Geelong 11.12
Goals - Chapman 5, Baker 5, Newman 2, Tarrant 2
Best - Newman, Tararnt, Moorhouse

Media
"Warning - beware of untamed Cats" - The Age 15/07/1974
Football Record R16 1974

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