21 May - Garden's Reserve Williamstown
Crowd - 2000-2500
Williamstown 3.5, 4.5, 6.6, 6.6
Melbourne 2.0, 3.3, 3.5, 5.7
Williamstown win by 1 goal
Goalkickers: Dodds 2, Baird 1, Kelly 1, Ewing 1
Melbourne lost the toss and kicked off, with the home side attacking first and opening the scoring with a behind and a goal in quick succession. Melbourne improved after that, but still split the rest of the first quarter from there two goals apiece.
The rest of the game was even, and the early goal proved decisive.
The umpire was injured during the game, requiring a replacement to be sourced to complete the match.
Best were Tuckfield, Franks and Dodds.
Venue also named as Williamstown Recreation Reserved
Sportsman - 26/05/1887