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April 1889 match vs Essendon

Saturday 20 April - East Melbourne

Essendon 3.5
Melbourne 0.3 (HT 0.2 - 0.3)

Essendon win by 3 goals

The match was played as a benefit for baseballers, and the crowd showed little interest in the game. After neither team scored a goal in the first half Essendon ran away with victory in the second.

Eddie Fox captained Melbourne, and the two sides went toe-to-toe in the first half. Melbourne had the first opportunity courtesy of a free kick but only scored a point.

Media
Sportsman - 25/04/1889
Australasian - 27/04/1889

Created by supermercado. Last Modification: Friday 05 April 2019 13:36:40 AEDT by Supermercado. (Version 4)

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