Richmond, in their third straight win, have thrashed Melbourne by 43 points in the opening match of Round 6.

Richmond 12.13  85 defeated Melbourne 6.6  42.

Essendon 10.9  69   were defeated by Collingwood 10.13  73

Port Adelaide 12.16  88 defeated North Melbourne 11.6  72

Gold Coast 9.8  62 were defeated by Brisbane 16.15  111

St Kilda 10.8  68 were defeated by Adelaide 15.7  97

Sydney 12.7  79 were defeated by Greater Western Sydney 18.12  120

Freemantle 13.10  88 defeated Western Bulldogs 9.15  69

Hawthorn 13.15  93 defeated Carlton 13.10  88 

Geelong 15.14  104 defeated West Coast 7.4  46