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Round 15 1904

Round 15, 1904 (Sectional Round 1)
Melbourne vs St. Kilda
Saturday 20 August
Venue: MCG
Attendance: 3000

1st
2nd
3rd
Final
Melbourne1.24.57.713.15.93
St. Kilda1.13.13.13.3.21
Match Statistics


Melbourne win by 72 points

Goalkickers: Vin Coutie 4, Jim Conquest 2, Jack Gardiner 2, Horrie Drane 1, Mark Gardner 1, Frank Langley 1, Jack Strong 1, Charlie Young 1

Milestones:
50 Games
Vin Coutie

First Goal
Mark Gardner (8th game)

St Kilda were the worst side in the competition, but they started the game like they were far superior to their hosts. Their clever football suggested that they'd take the game right down to the wire, but they overused handball throughout the match to their own detriment.

In slippery conditions the game was still in the balance at half time with Melbourne just 10 points in front before the Reds put on a sudden dramatic improvement, kicked nine goals to nil and won easily.

Best were Sowden, Coutie and Gardiner

Media
The Argus - 22/08/1904
The Australasian - 27/08/1904

Created by Supermercado. Last Modification: Sunday 15 February 2015 16:45:24 AEDT by supermercado. (Version 3)

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