Underdone Bombers Fall Short

SYDNEY 0.1 2.7 3.8 10.12 (72)
ESSENDON 4.3 5.5 9.6 9.6 (60)

GOALS
Sydney Swans: Franklin 3, Tippett 2, Bird 2, Laidler, Jack, Heeney
Essendon: Cooney 3, Daniher, Colyer, Watson, Heppell, Melksham, Goddard

BEST
Sydney Swans: Parker, Jack, Kennedy, Laidler, Grundy, Bird
Essendon: Heppell, Melksham, Watson, Hurley, Cooney, Hooker

INJURIES
Sydney Swans: Parker (concussion)
Essendon: Myers (shoulder)

SUBSTITUTES
Sydney Swans: Jake Lloyd replaced Adam Goodes in the third quarter
Essendon: Ben Howlett replaced David Myers in the first quarter

Reports: Nil

Umpires: Dalgleish, Chamberlain, Armstrong

Official crowd: 23,274 at ANZ Stadium