The side finished second in the championship but won the Stars and Stripes Trophy and five gold watches for scoring the most goals for the season. Their improvement was credited to the training methods of Jim Mitchell and the transfer of a number of players from the struggling Richmond club.
On Wednesday August 9 a match was played under "ancient" rules between teams of old Melbourne and Carlton players.
|13 May||Port Melbourne||WIN|
|20 May||St Kilda||WIN|
|17 June||South Melbourne||WIN|
|24 June||North Melbourne||WIN|
|8 July||North Melbourne||WIN|
|26 August||South Melbourne||DRAW|
|9 September||St Kilda||DRAW|
|29 April||Public Schools||?|
Catford, David Christy, Crosbie, J. Edwards, Eddie Fox, Herbert Fry, J. Graham, Alf Healing, Matt Honey, Ernest Howes, Jack Keane, Albert Kelly, Richard Kelly, Austin Lewis, Lew Massey, AH McKenzie, Alex McKenzie, J. McNamara, J. McRaile, Meagher, R. Moore, George Moysey, Patrick O'Dea, J. O'Halloran, W. O'Leary, P. O'Loughlin, Mick Roche, Severs, Fred Sheahan, Gerald Sheahan, W. Smith, W. Stranger, Eddie Toms, Dick Wardill, Joe Wilson, J. Wiseman, C. Young
M. Roche 31, Smith 22, Christy 16, Kelly 10, Howes 7, Moysey 6, Wilson 5, G. Sheehan 4, O'Leary 3, Fry 2, A. Kelly 2, O'Dea 2, O'Loughlin 2, Wiseman 2, A. McKenzie 1, Meagher 1, F. Sheahan 1, Stranger 1
The notes about Mitchell and the transfer of players may have been in regards to 1894.
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