August 1867 match vs South Yarra

Saturday 10 August - Richmond Paddock
Crowd: 300

Melbourne 1
South Yarra 1

Match drawn

Goalkicker: Green

The match was played at a high standard match despite a damp ground which caused a number of spills. The match was played over two and a half hours. Green scored the first goal for Melbourne and the home side held South out until the last 20 minutes when they finally conceded.

The clubs then decided to end the game due to encroachment of spectators onto the field.

Best were T. Ireland, Freeman, Hepburn.

Selected team
Harrison, Ireland, Ireland, Bennie, Bruford, Freeman (c), Hepburn, Moody, Finlay, Ferguson, Horan, Fleming, C. Forrester, Donald Campbell, R. Waugh, Mack, Green, Oswald, Bald, O'Brien. Emergency - Gaggin, Holland, Moody, Hirton, Gair

The Argus - 10/08/1867
The Argus - 12/08/1867

Created by supermercado. Last Modification: Saturday 10 October 2015 13:49:10 AEDT by Supermercado. (Version 4)

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