St. Kilda win by 39 points
After two wins in a row the Demons regained league leading goalkicker Fred Fanning, but were beaten comfortably. Don Cordner was hurt in the first quarter, and remained on the field but was impaired for the remainder of the game.
Best afield Roy Dowsing was reported for striking but found not guilty.
St Kilda 22.31 d. Melbourne 16.12