Round 12, 1996
Brisbane Bears vs Melbourne
Saturday 22 June
Brisbane win by 77 points
Goalkickers: David Neitz 2, Stephen Tingay 2, Jeff Farmer 1, Matthew Febey 1
Statistical categories led:
Biggest loss and lowest score against the Brisbane Bears.
Biggest loss at the Gabba
Last game against Brisbane Bears
After two wins in a row the Demons crashed back to earth with a big loss.
Melbourne's last game against the Brisbane Bears before they merged and became the Brisbane Lions ended in the same result as their first in 1987 albeit with a much larger margin.
Best were Tingay, M. Febey and B. Lovett
Richmond 18.14.122 d. Melbourne 11.15.81
Goals - Norman 2, O'Brien 2, Sampson 2, Hilton 1, Nash 1, Polley 1, D. Yze 1, Tobin 1
Best - O'Brien, Hilton, Davidson
Football Record R13 1996