July 1872 match vs Collingwood

Saturday 20 July - Melbourne Ground

Collingwood 1
Melbourne 0

Collingwood win by 1 goal

Bolstered by players from East Melbourne and Carlton, Collingwood delivered the upset of the season against 16 of Melbourne.

Best were Bell, Freeman and Loughnan.

Selected team
Barker, Bell, Bennie, C. Carr, Cooper, Duff, C. Forrester, Freeman, Goldsmith, Hepburn, Loughnan, Loughnan, Riggall, Ryan, Towle, W. Williams

Some sources say the match was played 14 vs 11 in Collingwood's favour.

Herald - 19/07/1872
Australasian - 20/07/1872

Created by supermercado. Last Modification: Saturday 27 October 2018 11:33:11 AEDT by Supermercado. (Version 4)

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