Saturday 21 June - Corio Oval
Geelong 1.1, 1.7, 1.8, 3.8
Melbourne 1.0, 1.1, 2.3, 2.3
Geelong win by 1 goal
Goalkickers: Smith 1, Wilson 1
Both teams played shorthanded, with Melbourne missing 'a couple' of players who didn't show up.
On a wet and sloppy day the visitors had a three quarter time lead, before Geelong kicked two goals to win. The last came just before the bell.
Healing, Aitken and Sheahan were best.
Sportsman - 25/06/1890