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September 1888 match vs Essendon

Saturday September 22 - Friendly Societies' Ground
Crowd: 2000 - 3000

Melbourne 1.0, 1.1, 2.1, 2.4
Essendon 1.3, 1.7, 2.8, 4.12

Essendon win by 2 goals

Goalkickers: Ferguson 1, Finlay 1

Melbourne won the toss and kicked with the breeze. They had the ball in front of Essendon's goal for an extended period, and got the first goal through Ferguson out of a scrimmage. Neither team scored in the second quarter, and each scored one goal in the third before Essendon kicked away in the final term.

Best were McKenzie, Fox and Harper.

Team
Agg, Brooks, Carah, Comber, Fox, Franks, Ferguson, Harper, Hallett, Hallett, Kelly, King, King, Lording, Lynar, Morrison, Murphy, Madden, McKenzie, McGowan, McNamara, Parry, Strachan, Wiseman

Notes
Some sources have the scores as either:
Melbourne - 1.2, 1.2, 2.3, 2.4 vs Essendon 1.1, 1.6, 2.6, 4.12
Melbourne - 1.2, 1.2, 2.3, 2.4 vs Essendon 1.3, 1.7, 2.8, 4.12

Media
The Herald - 21/09/1888
The Age - 24/09/1888
Sportsman - 26/09/1888

Created by supermercado. Last Modification: Thursday 08 February 2018 16:44:26 AEDT by Supermercado. (Version 5)

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