2001 Ansett Australia Cup Match 1
Fremantle vs Melbourne
Saturday 17 February
Melbourne win by 41 points
Goalkickers: David Schwarz 3, Nathan Brown 2, Jeff Farmer 2, Ben Beams 2, Guy Rigoni 1, Daniel Ward 1, David Neitz 1, Brad Green 1, Russell Robertson 1
In the Dees first competitive hitout since their 2000 Grand Final loss, Neale Daniher experimented with using Jeff Farmer in a midfield role for the first time and he was one of the best along with Rigoni and White.
Farmer was suspended for two weeks for charging.