Saturday 16 August - Fitzroy Cricket Ground
Fitzroy - 4.4, 5.6, 6.8, 8.12
Melbourne - 0.0, 2.2, 2.2, 2.6
Fitzroy win by 6 goals
Goalkickers: Smith 2
Fitzroy's ground was almost completely underwater, which suited the home side but greatly handicapped Melbourne. Even Fitzroy having to replace two of their selected players with substitutes didn't slow them down.
Best were Carroll, Griffiths and Wilson.
Sportsman - 20/08/1890