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Round 8 1990

Round 8, 1990
Melbourne vs Richmond
Saturday 19 May
Venue: MCG
Attendance: 26,376

1st2nd3rdFinal
Melbourne6.411.613.720.13.133
Richmond3.55.710.1111.14.80
Match Statistics


Melbourne win by 53 points

Goalkickers: Darren Bennett 6, Tony Campbell 3, Andy Lovell 3, Steven Febey 2, Stephen Newport 2, Andrew Obst 1, Stephen Tingay 1

Brownlow Votes:
3 - Andy Lovell
2 - Brett Lovett

Milestones:
Nil

Melbourne jumped to a 31 point lead in the first quarter before Richmond kicked five goals to two in the third quarter to claw back the margin to 14 going into the last quarter. Their brief resurgence, which had been aided by four goals to Jeff Hogg, fizzled out at three quarter time and the Demons booted seven last quarter goals to win.

In an often spiteful game Rod Grinter was suspended for seven matches (including three from a previous suspended sentence) for striking Mark Lee, and received another six weeks with four suspended for striking future teammate Andy Goodwin.

Best were Newport, Lovett and Yeats.

Reserves
Melbourne 16.20.116 d. Richmond 14.18.102
Goals - Schwarz 4, Heaver 3, Mahoney 2, Keogh 1, Flintoff 1, Rohde 1, Jackson 1, Cuthbertson 1, Hawkins 1, Theodore 1
Best - Flintoff, Heaver, Mahoney

Under 19's
Hawthorn 12.28.100 d. Melbourne 12.14.86
Goals - McCarthy 4, Siderellis 2, Lamb 2, Tohill 1, Burgmann 1, Fanning 1, Aubrey 1
Best - Fanning, Aubrey, Tohill

Lists
Tribunal

Media
Canberra Times - 20/05/1990
Football Record R9 1990

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