Bombers Bounce Back to Belt Brisbane

ESSENDON 5.2 9.5 16.9 21.10 (136)
BRISBANE 5.3 8.6 10.6 12.6 (78)

GOALS
Essendon: Daniher 6, Cooney 3, Carlisle 3, Goddard 2, Stanton, Colyer, Ambrose, J Merrett, Hibberd, Melksham, Chapman
Brisbane Lions: Green 3, Lester 2, Taylor, Dawson, Rich, D Beams, Robertson, Martin, Gardiner

BEST
Essendon: Daniher, Hurley, Stanton, Hibberd, Hooker, Cooney, Howlett
Brisbane Lions: Martin, Rockliff, D Beams, Green, Paparone

INJURIES
Essendon: Paul Chapman (corked hamstring)
Brisbane Lions: Jack Redden (back) replaced in selected side by Mitch Golby

SUBSTITUTES
Essendon: Courtenay Dempsey replaced Dustin Fletcher at three-quarter time
Brisbane Lions: Mitch Golby replaced Liam Dawson in the third quarter

Reports: Nil

Umpires: Rosebury, Edwards, Harris

Official crowd: 36,857 at Etihad Stadium