Richmond win by 28 points
Melbourne's fourth loss in five games all but ended their hopes of playing finals football. At first the Demons played a surer game, and had two goals in the opening minutes. Richmond settled down, and a late goal cut the margin to two points. The 'home' side After the tight first quarter the Tigers improved, and opened a
After a tight first quarter Richmond got a break on their opposition by half time, extending their lead to five goals at three quarter time before both teams booted six goals in the final term.
Richmond were a better team, and their victory was thanks to aerial superiority but Melbourne played surprisingly well.
Richmond 7.21.63 d. Melbourne 5.12.42
Sporting Globe shows the crowd as 9000 or 12,500