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Round 3 1975

Round 3, 1975
Essendon vs Melbourne
Saturday 19 April
Venue: Windy Hill
Attendance: 22,207

1st2nd3rdFinal
Essendon3.77.1314.1716.21.117
Melbourne4.59.711.1015.10.100
Match Statistics


Essendon win by 17 points

Goalkickers: Ross Brewer 5, Greg Wells 4, Frank Giampaolo 2, Paul Hurst 2, Robert Flower 1, Kim Smith 1

Milestones:
Last Game
Mal Owens

After two consecutive wins the Demons went to Windy Hill hoping to stamp themselves as the big improvers of 1975, but the best they could do was a credible loss to the Bombers.

It could have been different, 14 minutes into the second quarter Ross Brewer kicked his third goal to extend Melbourne's lead to 23 points. The Bombers kicked three goals to close the margin to a goal, and by the 10 minute mark of the third term were three goals of their own in front.

Brewer was his side's lone forward, and neither Anthony Dullard or Kim Smith could add more than one goal.

Best were Brewer, Fowler and Ditterich. Ditterich was reported for striking and suspended for four matches.

Reserves
Essendon 21.10 d. Melbourne 8.15
Goals - Fitzsimmons 3, Campbell 2, Woodman 2, Sparks 1
Best - Tippett, Fitzsimmons, Molloy

Under 19's
Essendon 13.19 d. Melbourne 13.13
Goals - Campbell 3, Munday 3, Walley 3, Carson 1, Counsel 1, Davidson 1, Young 1
Best - Woods, Campbell, Bickford

Lists
Tribunal

Media
"Essendon's moment of truth to come" - The Age 21/04/1975
Football Record R4 1975

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