North Melbourne win by 25 points
After leading for the first three quarters Melbourne collapsed in the final term, conceding seven goals to one to register a defeat.
North needed to win to further push their chances of a top four finish, and give them a chance to seal a finals appearance the week after. At the last change they looked in trouble, but stormed home with 7.6 to 1.1 in the final term to win comfortably.
North Melbourne 15.12 d. Melbourne 13.5