July 1878 match vs Williamstown

Saturday 20 July - Melbourne Ground

Melbourne 2.?
Williamstown 0.1 (half time 1-1)

Melbourne win by 2 goals

Goalkickers: Waldron 1, Crohan 1

In the wet Melbourne were so dominant that at one stage Williamstown's forwards decided to play a game of leapfrog while the ball was down the other end.

Longden was best.

Selected team
C. Baker. F. Baker (c), Bennie, Booth, Boys, E. Cooke, JV Cook, Cooper, Crohan, Donaldson, Houston, Jenkins, Lamrock, Longden, McKie, Nicholas, Sandilands, Simson, Tennent, Waldron. Emergencies - Batterbury, Page and Page.

The Age - 20/07/1878
The Argus - 22/07/1878
The Leader - 22/07/1878
Australasian - 27/07/1878

Created by supermercado. Last Modification: Monday 09 April 2018 11:34:35 AEST by Supermercado. (Version 5)


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