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Freo Dominate Over Demons

The Fremantle Dockers have secured top spot on the ladder after a big 54-point win over the Melbourne Demons at Domain Stadium on Sunday. 

The Dockers stormed into the game with five goals in the first quarter while the Dees were left goalless and struggled through the remainder of the game for the 17.6 (108) to 8.6 (54) finish.

Melbourne not only lost the game, but also lost their captain early in the match when Nathan Jones went off with an injury in his 200-game milestone. 

Fremantle had 11 separate goal kickers in their dominating run over Melbourne with Danyle Pearce and Matthew Pavlich both kicking three goals each before Pavlich was subbed off in the final term. 

David Mundy was impressive with 35 disposals and Lachie Neale also clocked up 34 disposals. 

Listen to the full game highlights here…

David Munday says: ‘We want to be known as a ruthless team and we certainly weren’t trying to ease up or take our foot off the peddle.’ Listen to Mundy speaking with the 6PR commentary team here… 

Michael Barlow has an interesting chat with 6PR after the big win over Melbourne… 

Jack Viney speaks to 6PR about Melbourne’s disappointing loss…

Melbourne coach Paul Roos says: ‘I think they lose confidence when we don’t score.’ Listen to his full post game press conference here… 

‘We could’ve been a bit more emphatic, but overall it was pretty pleasing’: Ross Lyon. Listen to his full post game press conference here… 

 

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