August 1887 match vs Southern Tasmania

Saturday 13 August - Hobart

Southern Tasmania 3.4, 6.12
Melbourne 0.2, 5.11

Southern Tasmania win by 1 goal

Goalkickers: McCrindle 1, King 1, Harper 1

The locals kicked the first three goals before Melbourne got the first of the second quarter and another almost immediately after. They soon levelled the scores at three goals apiece.

Selected team
Bailey, Brown, Burke, Burns, Carnegie, Fox, Franks, Franks, Ewing, Griffiths, Hallett, Harper, Hayes, King, Kelly (c), Lynar, McCrindle, Morris, Morris, Murphy, Parsons, Robinson, Seymour, Stiffe, Tuckfield, Wilmot, Wiseman

Some sources say the opposition was Hobart and give the score as Melbourne 8.10 to Hobart 3.8 or 6.11 to 5.10.

Tasmanian News - 10/08/1887
The Australasian - 20/08/1887
Sportsman - 24/08/1887

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