August 1870 Match vs Hobsons Bay Railway

Saturday 27 August - Melbourne Ground

Melbourne 5
Hobson's Bay 0

Goalkickers: Carr 3, Thomas 1, A. Loughnan 1

Melbourne's superior weight and skill were the difference in beating the railway side. The railwaymen played a spirit game but conceded seven goals without reply.

Henry Harrison (c), James Byrne (vc), Barker, Bell, Carr, Colles, Duff, Finlay, Freeman, C. Forrester, J. Forrester, Goldsmith, Hepburn, Hope, McLennan, Loughnan, Ryan, Riggall, Towle, Treacy. Emergency - Seartll, E. Harrison, Hodgkinson, Thomas

The Argus suggests it was the last game of the season but says they will play Albert Park the next week. Some sources suggest Thomas scored 2 and A. Loughnan didn't score at all.

Argus - 29/08/1870

Created by supermercado. Last Modification: Wednesday 14 April 2021 01:44:45 AEST by Supermercado. (Version 5)

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