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Round 11 1897

Round 11, 1897
St. Kilda vs Melbourne
Saturday 17 July
Venue: Junction Oval
Attendance: Unknown

1st2nd3rdFinal
St. Kilda0.20.51.71.7.13
Melbourne2.33.57.1110.11.71
Match Statistics


Melbourne win by 58 points

Goalkickers: Jack Leith 2, Wally Steele 2, Dick Wardill 2, Charlie Young 2, Fred McGinis 1, George Moysey 1

Milestones:
First Game
Stewart Geddes
Walter Lyon

While Melbourne won handsomely against the hapless home side the scoreboard wasn't a true indicator of the game as for much of it the Saints had played football equal to their opponents but suffered for bad luck. It was their best performance of the season and for large parts of the game they had Melbourne fully extended to maintain their lead.

Best were Wardill, Moodie and McGinis.

Media
Australasian - 24/07/1897

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