North Melbourne win by 113 points
Statistical categories led:
Biggest loss at Arden Street
Malcolm Blight kicked 8.5 and at half time the Roos were 15.8 and on their way to an all-time VFL record score. They didn't quite make it, but they did hold Melbourne to a single goal for the rest of the match and rack up their then highest ever score in a match.
in the Roos then biggest ever VFL score as Melbourne conceded their equal 14th most points in a senior match.
Gary Baker was the only Demon to emerge from the day with any credit, taking 14 marks in the middle of the Kangaroo cavalcade. Moir and Wells were also listed in the Melbourne best.
The result was Melbourne's biggest ever loss at Arden Street.
North Melbourne 25.18.168 d. Melbourne 6.4.40
Goals - Walters 2, Durnan 1, Seaton 1, Whitford 1, Woodman 1
Best - Woodman, Wallace, Seaton
North Melbourne 13.16.94 defeated Melbourne 10.10.70
Goals - Bickford 3, Angelis 2, Mobbs 2, Boccabella 1, McGivern 1, McKaige 1
Best - McLean, Boccabella, Bickford