Saturday 24 May - MCG
The Jubilee Cup was played in wet conditions, with soccer skills being more common than Australian Rules in the shortened 20 minute matches thanks to windy, rainy conditions at the MCG. All receipts were donated the war effort.
Melbourne did to make the finals considering they had 13 injured players going into the tournament.
Melbourne 2.6.18 d. Carlton 2.1.13
Goals - Dowsing, White
Melbourne 4.3.27 d. Essendon 3.2.20
Goals - Smith 2, Baggott 1, Dowsing 1
Melbourne 2.5.17 d. Fitzroy 2.2.14
Goals - Gibbs 1, Dowsing 1
Best - Dowsing, M. Gibb, L. Gibbs
Collingwood 3.2.20 d. Melbourne 3.1.19
Goals - Dowsing, Gibb, Baggott
Best - Dowsing, Gibb, Neenan
Collingwood had been been the better side early, with Melbourne missing chances due to a lack of composure in front of goal and teamwork from players but then kicked two goals in the last two minutes to draw level. The match went to extra time when scores were level at the end of the second half. Collingwood won by scoring the first point in the sudden death extra time period.