2000 Ansett Cup Semi Final

2000 Ansett Australia Cup Semi Final
Melbourne vs Essendon
Saturday 19 February
Venue: Waverley
Attendance: 16,384


Essendon win by 26 points

Goalkickers: Jeff Farmer 4, David Schwarz 3, Andrew Leoncelli 2, Russell Robertson 2, Scott Chisholm 1, James Cook 1, Brent Grgic 1, David Neitz 1, Jeff White 1

After an even first quarter the more experienced Bombers kicked away to lead by 44 points at half-time and 55 early in the third term but Melbourne clawed the margin back to four goals at the last change.

In a match where the focus was on James Hird playing his first match since Round 2 of 1999, Matthew Lloyd kicked 7 for the winners.

Best for the Demons were Woewodin, Yze and Rigoni. David Schwarz was reported for kicking but the charge was withdrawn before it could reach the tribunal.

Beams, Bruce, Chisholm, Collins, Cook, Farmer, M. Febey, S. Febey, Godfrey, Green, Grgic, Hopgood, Ingerson, Leoncelli, A. McDonald, Neitz, Nicholson, Powell, Ramsay, Rigoni, Robertson, Schwarz, Simmonds, Walsh, White, Williams, Woewodin, Yze


Andrew Leoncelli may have acted as captain.

Age - 18/02/2000
Herald Sun - 20/02/2000
Age - 21/02/2000

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