Round 2, 1899
Collingwood vs Melbourne
Saturday 20 May
Venue: Victoria Park
Melbourne win by 27 points
Goalkickers: Jack Leith 4, Fred Elliott 1, George Moodie 1, George Moysey 1
Melbourne gained the lead in the first quarter and held it through the day with their pace and handling advantage. Collingwood fought hard but were often beaten in the air and missed several attacking chances due to the weakness.
Best were Cumberland, McGinis and Leith.
Argus - 22/05/1899