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Round 5 1964

Round 5, 1964
Essendon vs Melbourne
Saturday 16 May
Venue: Windy Hill
Attendance: 27,000

1st2nd3rdFinal
Essendon2.04.45.77.11.53
Melbourne1.62.105.1810.25.85
Match Statistics


Melbourne win by 32 points

Goalkickers: Ron Barassi 2, Barry Bourke 2, Hassa Mann 2, Barrie Vagg 2, Ray Groom 1, Graeme Jacobs 1

Milestones:
First Game
Rob Foster

First Goal
Graeme Jacobs (2nd game)

Despite a grandstand effort by Dons centre half-forward Ken Fraser, and their own inaccuracy, the Demons second half game them the points and reinvigorated a season that looked to be slipping away just a week before.

Essendon had demolished Geelong the week before, but they looked anything like a championship team on home soil. They led by six points at the long break, but Melbourne had controlled most of the play and their rucks were surprisingly on top against Essendon's strong big man division.

Three goals to one in the third term gave the Demons a lead and they help on to win, moving to 3-2 for the season.Best were Anderson, Crompton and Watson.

Reserves
Melbourne 10.9 d. Essendon 6.13
Goals - Carroll 5, Bartlett 2, Wood 2, Slade 1
Best - Carroll, Vaughan, Bartlett

Under 19s
Melbourne 13.18 defeated Essendon 9.7
Goals - Schultz 4, McNabb 4, Reinholdt 2, Russell 1, Osborne 1, Coutts 1
Best - Stewart, Minton-Connell, McNamee

Media
Age - 18/05/1964
Football Record R6 1964

Created by Supermercado. Last Modification: Tuesday 16 October 2018 11:41:32 AEDT by Supermercado. (Version 7)

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