Round 16 1901

Round 16, 1901
Melbourne vs St. Kilda
Saturday 17 August
Venue: Lake Oval
Attendance: Unknown

St. Kilda0.
Match Statistics

Melbourne win by 102 points

Goalkickers: George Cathie 5, Tommy Ryan 3, Vin Coutie 2, Vic Cumberland 2, Fred McGinis 2, Bert Wregg 2, Bill Bowe 1, Stewart Geddes 1, Frank Langley 1

First game
George Cathie (also first goal)

Last game
Alf Tredinnick
Bert Wregg

First goal
Bill Bowe

Statistical categories led:
Biggest win at Lake Oval

With the MCG kicking them off the ground so preparations could start for the new cricket season, the Reds were forced to temporarily relocate to the South Melbourne ground for their clash against their last placed opposition who had only won one game for the year.

First gamer Cathie dominated the second sectional round match with a five goal debut haul. 10 of his side's goals came from snap shots as St Kilda were easily beaten. They weren't helped by Melbourne's accurate goalkicking, putting on 10.1 in the first half.

The percentage boosting win set up a clash in the final round with Fitzroy where the winner would play finals football.

Best were McGinis, Wregg and Coutie.

100 point wins
Most goals on debut

Argus - 19/08/1901
Australasian - 24/08/1901
Leader - 24/08/1901

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