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July 1923 Match vs New South Wales

Saturday July 28 - Erskineville Oval
Crowd: 8000

New South Wales 3.1, 9.8, ?, 14.12.96
Melbourne 3.4, 5.5, ?, 10.14.74

New South Wales win by 18 points

Goalkickers: Harker 5, Elliman 3, Lord 1, Taylor 1

Melbourne entered the game having lost six league games in a row, while New South Wales fielded 16 players who had recently represented the state against Victoria.

The visitors were better in the air, but the home side were faster to the ball and superior in play around the ground. A six goal to two second quarter was the difference. Melbourne were seriously hampered by missing rovers Haines and Moore.

Best were Elliman, Lord and Tulloh.

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Team (from)
Allen, Abernethy, Chadwick, Coy, Collins, Dunbar, Elliott, Elliman, Flanagan, Lord, Makin, Mollison, Peck, Harker, Shelton, Taylor, Tulloch, Thomas, P. Wilson (c), A. Wilson

Notes
Listed as a "Sydney Combination" team in some sources, and some sources give Melbourne's score as 10.13.73.

Media
Arrow - 27/07/1923
The Sun - 29/07/1923
Daily Advertiser - 30/07 /1923
Kalgoorlie Miner - 30/07/1923
Sydney Sportsman - 31/07/1923

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