September 1885 match vs Williamstown

Saturday September 12 - Garden Reserve
Crowd: 2000-3000

Melbourne 2.8
Williamstown 4.13 (half time 2.5 to 1.1)

Williamstown win by 2 goals

Goalkickers: Lynar 1, J. Carroll 1

In front of a large crowd the Williamstown partisans saw their side register a second win for the year against the oldest club in the land. George Aitken returned as Melbourne captain after a few weeks out, and his side opened the game with two goals in a row. That was as good as it got for them, with a strong defensive effort being forced to keep the home side out before Melbourne registered another three behinds.

Williamstown finally got their first goal of the second half, and they went on to win easily in the second period of the game

Billy Carroll, McCrindle and Franks were Melbourne's best.

Argus - 14/09/1885
Sportsman - 16/09/1885
Australasian - 19/09/1885

Created by Supermercado. Last Modification: Saturday 28 April 2018 13:32:30 AEST by Supermercado. (Version 6)

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