Round 7 1964

Round 7, 1964
Melbourne vs Footscray
Saturday 30 May
Venue: MCG
Attendance: 33,129

Match Statistics

Melbourne win by 42 points

Goalkickers: Barry Bourke 5, Ron Barassi 3, Ken Emselle 2, John Lord 1, John Townsend 1


After a tricky first half Melbourne shook off the determined visitors to record another victory which firmly established them in the top four.

Coming out of the sheds with a five point lead at the start of the third quarter the home side ended any speculation about the result by kicking five goals to one to lead by 38 points at the last break.

Best were Bourke, Adams and Barassi, who managed to kick three goals despite slightly injuring himself when he slipped entering the ground.

Melbourne 12.9 d. Footscray 8.12
Goals - Bartlett 4, Watson 2, Leitch 2, Wood 1, Carroll 1, Lynch 1, Matthews 1
Best - Watson, Leitch, Davis

Under 19s
Melbourne 12.6 d. Footscray 10.17
Goals - Wight 2, Schultz 2, Russell 2, McNabb 2, Marr 1, Jones 1, Bird 1, Minton-Connell 1
Best - Millard, McNamee, Russell

Football Record R8 1964

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