Saturday 15 March - Kardinia Park
Geelong 2.4, 6.6, 9.9, 16.12.106
Melbourne 4.1, 7.2, 11.4, 16.4.100
Geelong win by 6 points
Goalkickers: Johnson 5, Fidge 3, Moore 2, Grinter 2, Richards 1, Gumley 1, Turner 1, Lovett 1
Russell Richards was reported for time wasting but was cleared. Steve Turner was reported for striking and found guilty, but as he was still a registered WAFL player the Western Australian league was asked to determine the penalty. He was fined $750, and Cameron Schwab flew to Perth to pay it.
David Cordner suffered a broken collarbone. Best were Johnson, Cordner and Wilson.