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Melbourne springs into the Top 4 with a thrilling win over Carlton

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TODAY’S LINE-UP: Matthew Richardson, Cameron Ling, Tim Lane, Tony Leonard, and Mick Warner.

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Melbourne gun Jordan Lewis spoke to 3AW in the rooms after the win.

Lewis was booed by Carlton fans all game after he broke Patrick Cripps’ jaw last time the sides met.

He said he wasn’t affected it.

“It doesn’t worry me anymore,” he said.

Lewis also praised Neville Jetta’s crucial contribution.

“He’s probably one of the most underrated backline players in the comp.”

Click play for the full interview

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FULL TIME 

Melbourne has won a thriller by eight points.

The Blues led until the 23rd minute of the final term before Jake Melksham put the Dees in front.

The Demons are now in the Top 4.

Richo paid special credit to Neville Jetta, who won several key contests in the final term.

Click play to listen to the thrilling final moments

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HALF TIME 

Carlton leads by a point, but they have two injury concerns.

Patrick Cripps and Simon White (both knee) have spent time in the rooms during the first half.

Click play for the half-time wrap with Richo and Lingy

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Injured Blues defender Alex Silvagni joined the 3AW commentary box before the clash.

He said it’s frustrating watching from the sidelines, but he’s encouraged by the development the side is showing.

Click play for the full interview

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Melbourne co-captain Jack Viney joined the 3AW commentary box before the game.

He said he’s been struggling with his foot injury for around a year.

“It’s quite a minor surgery,” he said.

It’s expected Viney will return later this season.

Click play for the full interview

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It’s a tale of two up-and-comers at the MCG on Sunday.

The Blues and Dees might not be Top 4 fancies this season, but they’re definitely on the right track.

Generation Next on show at the Home of Footy, and 3AW has the best team to cover the action!

BELOW: Follow live commentary highlights throughout the weekend.

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