NAB Challenge Match 1, 2015
Fremantle vs Melbourne
Thursday 5 March
Venue: Fremantle Oval
Fremantle win by 18 points
Goalkickers: Chris Dawes 1, Jesse Hogan 1, Nathan Jones 1, Dean Kent 1, Ben Newton 1, Aaron vandenBerg 1
The Demons travelled to Perth for their first ever game at Fremantle Oval, and the first match of the pre-season. They started brightly against the 2014 finalists, but a 4.2 to 0.1 second quarter left them 26 points down at half time.
Melbourne's third quarter was their best of the day, restricting Freo to a single point and going into the last term five points down. They failed to kick another goal - putting in the third consecutive 0.1 quarter to one end of the ground.
Best were N. Jones, Lumumba and Tyson. McKenzie and vandenBerg replaced Newton and Jetta respectively at half-time.
Bail, Cross, Dawes, Dunn, Frost, Garland, Garlett, Gawn, Grimes, Hogan, Jamar, Jetta, N. Jones, M. Jones, Kennedy-Harris, Kent, Lumumba, McDonald, McKenzie, Michie, Newton, Pedersen, Salem, Toumpas, Tyson, vandenBerg.
Demonblog match review
"Star Dockers succumb to injury in win over Dees" - afl.com.au 05/03/2015