1944 Exhibition Match vs Ballarat League

Monday, 12 June
Venue: City Oval
Crowd: Approximately 5000

Ballarat 4.7.31
Melbourne 23.17.155
Melbourne win by 124 points

Goalkickers: Fred Fanning 18, Ivan Porter 3, Bob Herbert 2

In a game played two days after the Demons Round 6 victory over Collingwood, a weakened Melbourne side were still far too good for the combined local team. Fanning's first goal came after ten seconds and he added another 17 in a dominant performance. He had booted 14 the last time Melbourne visited the area.

Selected team
B: Deans, Irwin, Archibald
HB: Bradley, Downey, Hewson
C: Indian, Smith, Whitford or Haley
HF: Herbert, W. Scanlan, F. Scanlan
F: Williams, Fanning, Porter
Foll: Cordner, Stocks, Beames
Em: Walsh, Bencraft

Argus - 09/06/1944
Argus - 13/06/1944

Created by supermercado. Last Modification: Wednesday 02 August 2023 16:38:11 AEST by Supermercado. (Version 7)

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