AFL 2014: Overcoming an End of Third Quarter Deficit

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North Melbourne overcame an end of third quarter deficit of 9 points to defeat Essendon in the 2014 play offs.

During the regular season there were six occasions when teams overcame a larger deficit. Carlton overcame a 14 point deficit at the end of their third quarter in Round 6 against West Coast.

There were 28 games in which a team overcame an end of third quarter deficit to win in the 2014 season. Carlton overturned an end of third quarter deficit of 7 points to draw with Essendon in Round 23.

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Adelaide v North Melbourne (Adriano Rotolo, CC BY-NC-SA 2.0)

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