First revealed in The Age on September 22, 1996
Swans snatch it in dying seconds
2nd Preliminary Last: the SCG
North Melbourne could beat Sydney in subsequent Saturday’s grand ultimate, however the Roos will need to be various targets in entrance with fewer seconds left on the siren earlier than they begin popping the champagne corks.
The Swans overhauled Essendon’s five-goal lead on the SCG again in spherical six and scraped a draw. Final evening towards the Bombers, they pulled again a four-goal break early, then a two-goal deficit with solely 4 minutes remaining. And this time, the stakes – a grand ultimate berth – couldn’t have been larger.