|Venue: Princes Park||Date: Saturday June 26, 1965|
|Result: Win by 24 points||Umpire:||Crowd: 19,680|
|Goalkickers: T.Board 3, B.Quirk 3, A.Gallagher 2, J.Nicholls 2, B.Cox 1, I.Nankervis 1.|
Game ReviewBoth sides were weakened by injury for this game, with the respective captains; Ron Barassi and Ted Whitten missing. John Nicholls stepped up to lead the Blues and dominated the ruck contests. Bryan Quirk filled in at full-forward and kicked three goals, as the Blues' defence got right on top after half-time and stifled the Bulldog forwards.
In other games in this round, St Kilda leapt to the top of the table with a huge win over Hawthorn at Mordialloc, and Geelong snatched second by beating Richmond at Kardinia Park. Melbourne lost to Essendon and dropped to third, while Carlton hung on to fourth spot ahead of the Bombers and Collingwood.
|B:||35 Dennis O'Sullivan||28 John Reilly||4 Brian Buckley|
|HB:||26 Graeme Anderson||11 John Goold||12 John Gill|
|C:||25 John Comben||19 Ian Collins||39 Cliff Stewart|
|HF:||23 Ian Nankervis||1 Serge Silvagni||9 Berkley Cox|
|F:||5 Ken Greenwood||32 Bryan Quirk||24 Terry Board|
|Ruck:||2 John Nicholls (acting capt.)||3 Kevin Hall||10 Adrian Gallagher|
|Res:||21 Barry Gill||33 Jim Pleydell|
In: J. Reilly, C. Stewart, B. Gill, I. Nankervis
Out: R. Barassi, M. Sankey, W. Lofts, G. Crane
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