Round 17, 2011
Melbourne vs Port Adelaide
Saturday 16 July
Melbourne win by 21 points
Goalkickers: Liam Jurrah 3, Addam Maric 3, Ricky Petterd 3, Brad Green 2, Stefan Martin 2, Jordan Gysberts 1, Nathan Jones 1, Daniel Nicholson 1, Colin Sylvia 1
3 - Brent Moloney
2 - Colin Sylvia
1 - Ricky Petterd
Statistical categories led:
Highest score at Marrara
In their second match in Darwin, Melbourne jumped to a four goal lead in the first quarter and built up what looked like a match winning gap of 45 points late in the third term.
Port got the last of the third quarter and the first four goals of the fourth term to get to just 14 points behind before Stefan Martin kicked the sealer.
Jeremy Howe replaced Tom Scully at three-quarter time.
Best were Petterd, Sylvia and Martin.