13 October - Olympic Park
Combined Bookmakers-Ascot Vale Hotel 13.14.92
Combined Bookmakers-Ascot Vale Hotel win by 29 points
Played as a fundraiser for the war effort, the recently crowned premiers took on a side bolstered by number of players from other VFA and VFL clubs.
Melbourne fielded a side with only four changes from their Grand Final winning side. Fischer, Baxter, Dullard and L. Jones were in the side in place of Ball, Roberts, G. Jones and Beames.
Herald - 09/10/1940