Sydney win by 63 points
In the week where it was revealed Melbourne and Hawthorn were discussing a merger Melbourne went to Sydney and fell apart in the second half to be beaten comfortably.
Best were Ingerson, Irving and G. Lovett.
Sydney 22.20.152 d. Melbourne 3.4.22
Goals - Howman 2, Gehling 1
Best - Doyle, McDonald, Davidson
Football Record R19 1996