Saturday 29 May - Melbourne Ground
Richmond 0 (half time 3-0)
Melbourne win by 3 goals
Melbourne played with 18 men in Richmond's first ever senior match, but they were still dominant and the visitors barely get the ball past the halfway mark.
Richmond soon realised they were outmatched and returned to the junior ranks.
Best were Goldsmith, Forrester and Loughnan.
Weekly TImes - 05/06/1875