They ended up winning the disposals 288-286, clearances 36-32, marks 78-49, free kicks 16-15, hitouts 45-20.
GOALSGW Sydney: Daniels 3, Lloyd 2, Williams 2, Perryman, Finlayson, De Boer, CameronMelbourne: Baker 2, Spargo 2, Rivers 2, Neal-Bullen, Hunt, Petracca, Pickett, Salem, Fritsch
Meanwhile, that is a huge blow to the Giants’ finals hopes who will now have to rely on other results to finish in the top eight.
Whitfield’s hack ball forward to Shaw is spoiled by Rivers and goes out for a throw-in on the wing!
Daniels emerges from the heavy congestion with the ball and slots it home from 20m out!!
Whitfield, Green and Reid combine to get the ball forward and the ball eventually goes out for another boundary throw-in 25m around from GWS’ goal
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World news – AU – AFL 2020 round 17 live updates: Melbourne Demons hang on for thrilling win against GWS Giants to keep finals hopes alive