It’s impossible to set the world on fire every single week, but the best teams win even when considerably short of their best. This summed up Melbourne on Sunday, defeating Hawthorn 15.14 (104) to 8.6 (54).
Sans Steven May in defence, and without Bayley Fritsch, Sam Weideman or Ben Brown in attack, the Dees were arguably ripe for the picking, having started the season 4-0 and with one eye on a blockbuster clash against Richmond next Saturday night.
Hawthorn are a long way off the pace in 2021 but have proven to be more than a bit pesky. And for three and a bit quarters they ran with Melbourne, defending resolutely, capitalising on ferocious pressure in attack, and benefiting from general Demon sloppiness in what was not a game replete with displays of skill.
Click here to read the story.
Thank you for stopping to visit My Local Pages. We Hope you enjoyed checking out this post about Aussie sports news and updates titled “Geelong Cats v North Melbourne Kangaroos; Hawthorn Hawks v Melbourne Demons; Adelaide Crows v Fremantle Dockers; round five; results, new, fixtures, odds, tipping, teams, draw; Tex Walker; Patrick Dangerfield”. This news release was posted by My Local Pages as part of our local and national news services.
#Geelong #Cats #North #Melbourne #Kangaroos #Hawthorn #Hawks #Melbourne #Demons #Adelaide #Crows #Fremantle #Dockers #results #fixtures #odds #tipping #teams #draw #Tex #Walker #Patrick #Dangerfield