Essendon win twilight classic against North Melbourne
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The Bombers have snuck over the line by five points in a thriller at Marvel Stadium.
After North Melbourne dominated the final term, Anthony McDonald-Tipungwuti snapped the winner with just 17 seconds left in the game.
Ben Brown was Matthew Lloyd’s 3AW player of the day, kicking a remarkable six goals.
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After a high-scoring first quarter, things couldn’t be tighter at half time with both sides deadlocked at 47 points a piece.
Ben Brown has looked dangerous for the Roos but once Essendon have got their run-and-gun game style up and running, they’ve looked too quick for North.
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It’s a BIG game at Marvel Stadium this afternoon.
Still smarting after the Bombers blew them away on Good Friday, a resurgent North Melbourne will be looking to keep their strong run of form going.
As for Essendon, only a win will do as they look to sneak into the lower part of the eight.
So who wins?
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