Saturday 2 May - Warehouseman's Ground
Melbourne d. Ballarat
A small number of fans turned up to a low profile game, and even though Melbourne fielded a number of new players against a strong visiting side they won. It took a rush at the end to ensure victory.
Fox, Fry, Hallett, Aitken, L. Connelly, Sheahan, Smith, Wilson, Toms, Wiseman, McRaile, Murphy, McKenzie, McLeod, Way, Clark, Howes, Miller, Lewis, Salton, Slattery, Griffiths, McArthur.