Wednesday 20 August - City Oval, Adelaide
South Adelaide 4.7
Melbourne 3.8 (half time 1.1 - 3.7)
Goalkickers: Doran 1, Unknown 2
South Adelaide win by 1 goal
In what had been an even match from start to finish South scored the winning goals in the last couple of minutes.
Doran scored first for Melbourne after each side had opened with behinds, and the Reds scored all three of their goals in the first half. South scored early in the second half, and they came from behind to win.
Some sources say the score was 4.11 to 3.9