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May 1867 match vs Geelong

Friday 24 May - Argyle Ground

Geelong 2
Melbourne 0

Geelong win

In a spirited game players from both sides had spills due to the slippery conditions. The local side got both goals to win their first game against Melbourne for four years.

Best were William Freeman, Morrell (not originally listed in the team), Gair and Ireland.

Tom Wills captained Geelong.

Team
Bennie, Burford, Barfoot, Byrne, Ferguson, Gair/Garr, Horan, Collville, Copeland, T. Ireland, Moody, L. Bell, James Stodart, Guy, Freeman (c), R. Waugh, Dana, Bald

Media
Argus - 23/05/1867
Geelong Advertiser - 25/05/1867
Australasian - 01/06/1867

Created by Supermercado. Last Modification: Thursday 14 March 2019 05:02:34 AEDT by Supermercado. (Version 6)

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