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Round 3 1963

Round 3, 1963
Essendon vs Melbourne
Saturday, 4 May
Venue: Windy Hill
Attendance: 27,283

1st
2nd
3rd
Final
Essendon4.36.87.129.14.68
Melbourne2.44.76.79.9.63
Match Statistics


Essendon win by 5 points

Goalkickers: Frank Adams 3, Ron Barassi 2, Ray Groom 1, John Lord 1, Ray Nilsson 1, John Townsend 1

Milestones:
Nil

The home side took a 13 point lead into half time, but Melbourne chipped into the lead in the third quarter to enter the last term 11 points behind.

Melbourne made further inroads into Essendon's score and when Ron Barassi kicked a goal midway through the term they were in front. The Bombers recovered to take the lead back and held on to win and drop Melbourne to 1-2 for the season.

Best were Barassi, Kenneally and Adams.

Reserves
Melbourne 12.15 d. Essendon 6.9
Goals - Jenkinson 5, Jacobs 2, Bourke 1, McNab 1, Matthews 1, Thiessen 1, Whitelaw 1
Best - Anderson, Hill, Bourke

Under 19's
Essendon 14.5 d. Melbourne 11.12
Goals - Schultz 4, Harrison 2, Warren 2, Date 1, O'Mahony 1, Mumme 1
Best - Stewart, Vaughan, Brodie

Media
Football Record R4 1963

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