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1905 Exhibition Match vs Sale

Thursday 10 August - Sale Cricket Ground

Melbourne 14.9.93
Sale 6.6.42

Goalkickers: Leith 3, A. Coutie 3, Sowden 2, Gardiner 1, Penrose, Peacock 1, Pearce 1, Drane 1, V. Coutie 1

Melbourne arrived in Sale by train in the morning and played in front of a large crowd on the local cricket ground in the afternoon. Sale added players from Heyfield, Maffra, Toongabbie and Cowwarr but it was still a one sided clash.

Melbourne were in front 27 to nil at quarter time before Sale won the second by 15 to 9. The third quarter was an exact repeat of the first, with Melbourne again scoring 27 to nothing.

Best were Conquest, Nolan and Parkin. Vin Coutie was Melbourne's acting captain.

Selected team
Brown, Coutie, Conquest, Drane, Leith, Gardiner, Moodie, Mackay, Mills, Nolan, Peacock, Purse, Parkin, Penrose, Strong, Snowden, Upton, Vollugi

Media
Bairnsdale Advertiser - 10/08/1905
Gippsland Times - 10/08/1905
Gippsland Times - 14/08/1905

Created by Supermercado. Last Modification: Sunday 01 February 2015 00:05:14 AEDT by supermercado. (Version 4)

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