Dees do enough to resist brave Bombers

Omnisport AU
a month ago
Melbourne extended their advantage at the top of the AFL ladder to two wins, but only after withstanding a furious challenge from a determined young Essendon outfit in a Saturday night slug-fest at the MCG.The Demons showed plenty of steel themselves in running out 9.14 (68) to 8.9 (57) victors, but it was ultimately their poise, patience and class that returned them to the winner's circle after their shock loss to Collingwood almost a fortnight earlier.
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