Bombers Drop Another One

ESSENDON 5.2 8.6 9.10 11.10 (76)
NORTH MELBOURNE 6.2 8.4 11.7 15.10 (100)

GOALS
Essendon: Davey 3, Hurley 3, Crameri, Lovett-Murray, Lonergan, Melksham, Watson
North Melbourne: Harvey 3, Hansen 3, Tarrant 3, Garlett 2, Gibson 2, Wells, Wright

BEST
Essendon: Watson, Fletcher, Bellchambers, Colyer, Davey, Hurley,
North Melbourne: Harvey, Wright, McMahon, Swallow, Grima, Gibson, Goldstein, Anthony

INJURIES
Essendon: Nil
North Melbourne: Leigh Adams (left shoulder), Daniel Wells (calf), Nathan Grima (hamstring tendonitis)

SUBSTITUTES
Essendon: Scott Gumbleton replaced by Angus Monfries in the third quarter
North Melbourne: Leigh Adams (left shoulder) replaced by Matt Campbell in the first quarter

Reports: Nil

Umpires: Donlon, Meredith, McInerney

Official crowd: 42,674 at Etihad Stadium