September 1886 match vs Port Melbourne

Saturday 4 September - Friendly Societies Ground

Melbourne 1,2, 3.4, 3.6, 5.12
Port Melbourne 0.4, 0.6, 1.7, 1.8

Melbourne win by 4 goals

Goalkickes: Baird 3, Hallett 1, Lynar 1

Melbourne had been stunned in their first match against Port, but late in the season they had come into red hot form and were playing for a fifth win in a row for the first time in years.

Despite kicking into a wind the Reds took a two goal lead into the first quarter, and added one more in each of the next three quarters to win comfortably.

Some sources have Port Melbourne on 1.6 at full time, and some 1.9

Argus - 06/09/1886
Sportsman - 08/09/1886

Created by Supermercado. Last Modification: Tuesday 22 January 2019 14:15:20 AEDT by Supermercado. (Version 5)

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