Saturday 21 May - Melbourne Ground
Powlett 1.6 (half time ?-1)
Melbourne win by 3 goals
Goalkickers: Roberts, Morris, Oakley, Sibley
The junior side, playing with 23 against 20, scored the first goal and gave a good account of themselves but were unable to challenge for the full match.
Best were Aitken, Adams and Morris.
Argus - 23/05/1881
Australasian - 28/05/1881