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Round 3 1914

Round 3, 1914
Geelong vs Melbourne
Saturday 9 May
Venue: Corio Oval
Attendance: Unknown

1st2nd3rdFinal
Geelong2.55.88.1310.14.74
Melbourne3.25.35.49.4.58
Match Statistics


Geelong win by 16 points

Goalkickers: Stan Fairbairn 2, Len Incigneri 2, Mick Maguire 2, Bill Allen 1, Vic Gordon 1, Bert Trahair 1

Milestones:
First Game
Billy Quinn

Last Game
Stan Fairbairn
Eric Parsons

First Goal
Vic Gordon (6th game)
Bert Trahair (3rd game)

A trip to Geelong was one of the most difficult assignments in football for good teams, let alone a side that had tasted victory just three times in 12 months.

Despite the gulf in class between the two sides and the Pivotonians home ground advantage Melbourne pushed them all the way after a disappointing third quarter.

The comeback was assisted by Geelong's play dropping off in the last quarter but it was still encouraging considering that Melbourne hadn't won a match yet.

Lugton, Grey, Monk, Evans and Quinn won credit for their performance in the Fuschia backline while Lilley and Hendrie were good in the midfield.

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Football Record 1914

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