Round 14 1968

Round 14, 1968
Melbourne vs South Melbourne
Saturday 20 July
Venue: MCG
Attendance: 18,976

South Melbourne2.35.56.612.8.80
Match Statistics

South Melbourne win by 10 points

Goalkickers: Gary Hardeman 3, Bryan Kenneally 2, Hassa Mann 2, Ray Biffin 1, Denis Clark 1, Max Walker 1

First Goal
Ray Biffin (2nd game)
Denis Clark (5th game)

With their season all but over the Demons could only remain a mathematical chance of finals football if they beat fellow mid-table strugglers South. After a topsy turvy first half the Demons put their best football together in the first quarter and looked set to win until the Swans mounted a desperate comeback to come from 16 points down and win. The effort was so great that South Melbourne's Greg Lambert had to be treated for exhaustion by his club doctor after the match.

Best were Johnson, Hardeman and Davis. Kenneally (cut heel) was replaced by Osborne at three quarter time. Forster was an unused reserve.

Melbourne 20.14 d. South Melbourne 13.18
Goals - Dillon 7, Aubrey 3, Stone 3, K. Osborne 2, Dowsing 2, Clarke 2, Hutton 1
Best - Dillon, Stone, Clarke

Under 19s
Melbourne 16.16 d. South Melbourne 12.10
Goals - Callery 5, Walker 3, Mitchell 2, Sampson 2, Allan 1, Hodges 1, McKenzie 1, Wells 1
Best - Callery, Mitchell, Colcott

Football Record R15 1968
Age - 22/07/1968

Created by Supermercado. Last Modification: Friday 16 August 2019 00:07:43 AEST by Supermercado. (Version 4)

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