Round 15 1997

Round 15, 1997
Melbourne vs Carlton
Saturday 12 July
Venue: MCG
Attendance: 27,992

Match Statistics

Melbourne win by 19 points

Goalkickers: David Schwarz 4, Sean Charles 2, Jeff Farmer 2, Paul Hopgood 2, Leigh Newton 2, Shaun Smith 2, Steven Febey 1, Brett Lovett 1, Glenn Lovett 1, Anthony McDonald 1

Brownlow Votes:
3 - Todd Viney
2 - Glenn Lovett
1 - David Schwarz


Image For the second straight year a lowly Demons side, this time having won two games all year, swung a major surprise by beating Carlton.

Both sides scored freely in the first half, with 10 goals each at half time before Melbourne shot away in the third term with a six goal to three quarter to take a 21 point lead into the last break. The Blues narrowly won the fourth quarter but couldn't do enough to bridge the gap and challenge.

Carlton 21.14.140 d. Melbourne 8.13.61
Goals - C. Robertson 2, R. Robertson 1, Hardie 1, Zorzi 1, Bradly 1, Donald Cockatoo-Collins 1, Irving 1
Best - R. Robertson, O'Brien, Bradly

Football Record R16 1997

Blueseum match report

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