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August 1889 match vs St Kilda

Saturday 10 August - St Kilda Cricket Ground

St Kilda 1.4, 3.9, 5.15, 8.17
Melbourne 1.1, 2.3, 3.5, 3.8

Goalkickers: Aitken 1, Smith 1, Benson 1

St Kilda scored the first goal shortly after the start of play, and while Melbourne equalised to to take the game into quarter time at one apiece St Kilda soon increased their score and went on to win easily.

Best were Fox, Smith, J. Benson and Aitken.

Notes
Official VFA records show the score as 4.8 though all newspapers reported 3.8 and there is no fourth listed goalkicker.

Media
Sportsman - 14/08/1889
Australasian - 17/08/1889

Created by Supermercado. Last Modification: Monday 28 January 2019 02:48:27 AEDT by Supermercado. (Version 5)

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