Melbourne win by 59 points
The two sides went into their Round 3 match both unbeaten, but Footscray had the psychological edge having beaten Melbourne in the Preliminary Final of the previous season.
Apart from their most recent battle the record was better for the Demons, having won both 1961 home and away games.
Dixon, Lord and Tunbridge were best.
Footscray 9.16 d. Melbourne 6.6
Goals - Matthews 3, Jacobs 2, Unknown 1
Best - Jones, Emselle, Laidlaw
Footscray 11.14 d. Melbourne 2.10
Goals - Whitelaw 1, Augustine 1
Best - Leitch, Corrigan, Bourke
Football Record R4 1962