June 1870 match vs Hobsons Bay Railway

Saturday 18 June - Melbourne Ground

Melbourne 2
Hobson's Bay 0

Melbourne win by 2 goals

Goalkickers: Hope 1, Carr 1

With many people crowding the ground to catch a running race taking place on the MCG proper several players collided with spectators.

The match wasn't expected to be played due to bad weather, but even though it started given the difficult conditions the match only lasted 90 minutes before play was suspended.

Selected team
Harrison (c), Byrne (vc), Carr, Colles, Clarke, Duff, Freeman, J. Forrester, Fisher, Hepburn, Hope, E. Harrison, Henderson, Hodgkinson, A. Loughnan, LH Lewin, Perriton, Riggall, Stewart, Searll, P. Sullivan, Treacy, Thomas, Williams

The Age - 18/06/1870
The Argus - 20/06/1870

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