Sunday 24 September
Venue: Knights Stadium, North Sunshine
Lineups (incomplete) Edit
Melbourne Knights: Lineup included Jason Vukadin Coach: Unknown
South Melbourne: Michael Petkovic (Chris Jones), Steve Iosifidis, Mehmet Durakovic, Robert Liparoti, Steve Panopoulos (Patrick Kisnorbo), Vaughan Coveny, John Anastasiadis (Vas Kalogeracos), Richie Alagich (David Clarkson), Andy Vlahos, Zeljko Susa (Paul Trimboli), Mark Burton. Coach: Mike Petersen
South had already qualified for the final of the 2000 Tynan-Eyre Cup, and played a largely experimental side against the Knights. Despite dominating proceedings, South found themselves behind, before Andy Vlahos salvaged a draw for South. The same two sides went on to contest the final on the following Friday.
Match Reports Edit
southmelbournesc.com.au: South experiments to earn a draw (archived post)