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Round 20 2001

Round 20, 2001
Sydney vs Melbourne
Sunday 19 August
Venue: SCG
Attendance: 28,367

1st2nd3rdFinal
Sydney1.47.711.1014.14.98
Melbourne6.712.1115.1219.17.131
Match Statistics


Melbourne win by 33 points

Goalkickers: Jeff Farmer 5, David Neitz 4, Steven Febey 2, Russell Robertson 2, Nathan Brown 1, Cameron Bruce 1, Ross Funcke 1, David Schwarz 1, Peter Walsh 1, Daniel Ward 1

Brownlow Votes:
3 - Peter Walsh
2 - Adem Yze
1 - David Neitz

Best and Fairest
33 - Steven Febey
32 - David Neitz
30 - Jeff Farmer
21 - Peter Walsh
21 - Ross Funcke
12 - Cameron Bruce

Milestones:
50 Games
Alistair Nicholson

With their finals chances officially over, Melbourne played with freedom in a tricky breeze and opened a 33 point quarter time lead. Steven Febey had ten touches in the first term, and Ross Funcke played his best quarter for the Demons with eight disposals. They were never challenged again, despite splitting 12 goals with the Swans in the second quarter. Sydney reduced the margin to 14 points at one stage but could get no closer. Jeff Farmer kicked three of his five goals in the last quarter with the game on the line, while David Neitz booted 4.7 for the afternoon.

Best were Neitz, Farmer and Febey.

Media
Sydney Morning Herald - 17/08/2001
Sydney Morning Herald - 20/08/2001

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