Saturday June 12 - Melbourne Ground
Crowd: "At least 2000"
Carlton 2 (half time 0-1)
Carlton win by 2 goals
After getting through 1868 without a loss, Melbourne fell in their first game for the season against a senior side. Melbourne fought hard, but Carlton had the lead at half time before adding the crucial second goal at the 70 minute mark.
Some sources list the ground as Richmond Paddock.
The Argus - 14/06/1869