Bombers Survive Big GWS Scare

ESSENDON 1.5 3.8 10.15 17.18 (120)
GREATER WESTERN SYDNEY 5.2 7.5 8.9 12.9 (81)

GOALS
Essendon: Crameri 4, Davey 4, Gumbleton 3, Hardingham, Goddard, Hocking, Bellchambers, Baguley, Hille
GWS Giants: Cameron 6, Scully 2, Adams 2, Treloar, Bruce

BEST
Essendon: Zaharakis, Hibberd, Goddard, Davey, Gumbleton, Dempsey, Crameri
GWS Giants: Cameron, Adams, Townsend, Mohr, Scully, Treloar

INJURIES
Essendon: Stanton (groin)
GWS Giants: Nil

SUBSTITUTES
Essendon: Heath Hocking replaced Brent Stanton (upper leg) in the third quarter.
GWS Giants: Zac Williams replaced Tomas Bugg at three-quarter time.

Reports: Nil

Umpires: McBurney, Bannister, Burgess

Official crowd: 30,143 at Etihad Stadium.