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Round 2 1984

Round 2, 1984
Sydney vs Melbourne
Sunday 8 April
Venue: SCG
Attendance: 8131

1st2nd3rdFinal
Sydney7.611.813.1216.16.112
Melbourne2.25.58.1413.20.98
Match Statistics


Sydney win by 14 points

Goalkickers: David Cordner 3, Robert Flower 3, Alan Johnson 3, Gerard Healy 1, Ray Holden 1, Steven Icke 1, Peter Thorne 1

Brownlow Votes:
2 - Alan Johnson

Milestones:
MFC Debut
Xavier Tanner

First Goal
Ray Holden (2nd game)

In front of a paltry crowd in Sydney against the financially troubled Swans the Demons crashed to their second straight loss to open the season.

Melbourne were terrible in the first half and were 39 points down at the long break. They chipped away at the margin in the third, but their attack into the wind was poor, directing much of the play into a pocket that was hard to score from. They won the quarter but kicked 3.9 and only took 11 points from Sydney's lead. With the four goal breeze in their favour during the last they unleashed a withering comeback but fell short.

Best were Flower, Johnson and Healy.

Reserves
Melbourne 25.13.162 d. Swans 14.4.88
Goals - P. Tossol 7, Dickson 5, T. Fidge 5, Allday 3, Withers 2, Durnan 1, Hutchinson 1, Kol 1
Best - McLean, P. Tossol, T. Fidge

Under 19s
Melbourne 17.15.117 d. Swans 13.12.90
Goals - Payne 6, Marra 2, Lyon 2, Mazurek 1, Paul McCarty 1, Nichols 1, Ward 1, Grinter 1, Waldron 1, Judd 1
Best - Lyon, Payne, Mazurek

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Age - 09/04/1984
Football Record R3 1984

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