|NORTH MELBOURNE||4.3||8.5||10.10||15.12 (102)|
North Melbourne: Harvey 3, Adams 2, Edwards, Petrie 2, Thomas 2, Harper, MacMillan, McIntosh, Wells
Essendon: Hurley 2, Lovett-Murray 2, Melksham 2, Stanton 2, Heppell, Hille, Jetta, McVeigh, Ryder, Watson
North Melbourne: Wells, Swallow, Petrie, Firrito, Adams, Harper, Thomas
Essendon: Stanton, Watson, Heppell, Myers, Hille, Hibberd, Zaharakis
North Melbourne: Tarrant replaced by Campbell in the third quarter.
Essendon: Hocking replaced by Lovett-Murray in the first quarter.
North Melbourne: Tarrant (hamstring)
Essendon: Hocking (concussion), Hardingham (shoulder)
Reports: Wright (NM) for charging Stanton (Ess) by umpire Stevic in second quarter.
Umpires: Stevic, Armstrong, Bannister
Official crowd: 45,699 at Etihad Stadium.