Essendon Puts Bite On Bulldogs

WESTERN BULLDOGS 3.3 8.6 12.8 14.10 (94)
ESSENDON 4.2 7.5 10.7 15.11 (101)

GOALS
Western Bulldogs: Stringer 5, Dahlhaus 2, Bontempelli 2, Hrovat, Macrae, Boyd, Redpath, Crameri
Essendon: Carlisle 8, Ryder 2, Ambrose, Colyer, Chapman, Dell’Olio, Winderlich

BEST
Western Bulldogs: Stringer, Macrae, Boyd, Wallis, Minson, Bontempelli, Murphy
Essendon: Carlisle, Hooker, Heppell, Ryder, Chapman, Hurley, Myers

INJURIES
Western Bulldogs: Wallis (ankle)
Essendon: Hibberd (quad)

SUBSTITUTES
Western Bulldogs: Adam Cooney replaced Liam Picken in the third term
Essendon: Corey Dell’Olio replaced Ben Howlett in the third term

Reports: Nil

Umpires: Nicholls, Chamberlain, Ryan

Official crowd: 34,476 at Etihad Stadium