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Round 7 1921

Round 7, 1921
Melbourne vs Fitzroy
Saturday 18 June
Venue: MCG
Attendance: 11,241

1st2nd3rdFinal
Melbourne3.47.108.149.15.69
Fitzroy1.53.104.124.17.41
Match Statistics


Melbourne win by 28 points

Goalkickers: George Haines 4, Harry Harker 2, Herb Matthews 2, Pat Bourke 1

Milestones:
First Goal
Pat Bourke (4th game)

Melbourne's improved 1921 campaign continued with another victor over one of the league's heavyweights.

The victory was inspired by a pre-match speech from Henry Harrison who told then to continue the great form they'd shown against Richmond a week earlier.

The Reds were strong performers but they were assisted by a poor goalkicking effort by the visitors who racked up 4.17, and just 1.7 in the second half.

Coy held the dangerous Merrick, who kicked nine in his last start against Melbourne, to one goal. House, Wilson and Haines were Melbourne's best other players.

Media
Football Record 1921

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