Gritty Bombers Back On Winning List

ESSENDON 1.3 3.4 9.7 10.9 (69)
MELBOURNE 1.3 3.9 4.13 7.18 (60)

GOALS
Essendon: Daniher 5, Edwards 2, Howlett, Stanton, Heppell
Melbourne: Tyson, Howe, vandenBerg, Hogan, Jetta, Garlett, McDonald

BEST
Essendon: Hurley, Daniher, Stanton, Goddard, Heppell, Gwilt
Melbourne: Gawn, Vince, Jones, vandenBerg, McDonald, Dunn, Viney

INJURIES
Essendon: Alex Browne (concussion)
Melbourne: Nil

SUBSTITUTES
Essendon: Jason Ashby replaced Alex Browne (concussion) in the second quarter
Melbourne: Jay Kennedy-Harris replaced James Harmes in the third quarter

Reports: Nil

Umpires: Deboy, Schmitt, Mitchell

Official crowd: 38,861 at the MCG