1901 practice match vs Combined Juniors

Saturday 27 April - MCG

Melbourne 7.6, 10.8, 13.17, 20.21.141
Combined Juniors 0.0, 1.2, 2.3, 4.4.28

Melbourne win by 113 points

Goalkickers: Langley 6, Moodie 3, Colclough 2, McGinis 1, McLean 1, Unknown 7

The representative team of the Metropolitan Junior Football Association had beaten Footscray in their previous match. The juniors went into the game full of confidence, but were 48 points down at quarter time and never recovered. The second quarter was more even, and for 10 minutes the juniors held sway but could only register one goal, and ended up conceding three to drop further behind.

Best was Langley.

The junior side was made of players from Preston, Collingwood Juniors, Fitzroy Crescent, Northcote, Melbourne Juniors, Richmond City, Footscray, West Richmond and Carlton Juniors.

B: McGuigan, Geddes, McLelland
HB: Moriarty, Purse, Rippon
C: Sowden, Young. C. Gardiner
HF: Lewers, Leigh, Colclough
F: Adams, Langley, Lewis
Foll: McLean, Moodie, McGinis (c)

Opposition also shown as Metropolitan Junior Football Association.

Herald - 27/04/1901
Age - 27/04/1901
Argus - 29/04/1901

Created by Supermercado. Last Modification: Saturday 01 June 2019 15:55:17 AEST by Supermercado. (Version 6)

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