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Round 11 1923

Round 11, 1923
Melbourne vs Geelong
Satuday 21 July
Venue: MCG
Attendance: 9,353

1st2nd3rdFinal
Melbourne0.12.35.68.8.56
Geelong3.68.79.910.15.75
Match Statistics


Geelong win by 19 points

Goalkickers: Percy Tulloh 3, Jimmy Abernethy 2, Richard Taylor 2, Harry Harker 1

Milestones:
Nil

Another soaking wet day in the city saw another defeat for Melbourne, their 6th in a row.

In a match that lacked sizzle Geelong opened up a commanding lead in the first quarter and never surrendered it. They slackened off slightly in the last and allowed Melbourne to make the scoreline respectable, but the fact of the matter was that their loss left them second last - and only above bottom placed Carlton on percentage.

Both clubs were fined five guineas for being several minutes late in taking the field after half time.

After the defeat the team left to play a game in Sydney against a combination of local league players.

Media
Argus - 23/07/1923
The Richmond River Herald - 03/08/1923
Football Record R12 1923

Created by Supermercado. Last Modification: Saturday 15 February 2020 20:52:51 AEDT by Supermercado. (Version 7)

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