Bombers Shot Down In Flames Again

ESSENDON 1.3 4.8 6.12 9.16 (70)
NORTH MELBOURNE 2.3 7.6 13.10 17.13 (115)

GOALS
Essendon: Melksham 3, Bellchambers 2, Davey 2, Hardingham, Kommer
North Melbourne: Wells 4, Petrie 3, Tarrant 3, Bastinac, Cunnington, Gibson, Grima, Macmillan, Thomas, Wright

BEST
Essendon: Melksham, Watson, Hibberd, Hardingham, Goddard
North Melbourne: Petrie, Greenwood, Wells, Wright, Hansen, Cunnington

INJURIES
Essendon: Dyson Heppell (foot)
North Melbourne: Jack Ziebell (ankle), Scott Thompson (soreness) replaced in selected side by Will Sierakowski and Levi Greenwood

SUBSTITUTES
Essendon: Leroy Jetta replaced Dyson Heppell in the first quarter
North Melbourne: Will Sierakowski replaced Leigh Adams in the fourth quarter

Reports: Nil

Umpires: Farmer, Hosking, Jeffery

Official crowd: 34,102 at Etihad Stadium