Melbourne win by 1 points
Coming off the bye Melbourne won their first game of the year under Percy Wilson with a thrilling victory on their home turf.
South had their chances to win, but lacking a forward who could get the job done throughout the match they fell short despite a third quarter where they rallied to take the lead after kick just 2.10 in the first half.
The two sides struggled through the last quarter, and South had a one point lead deep into the final term before two Melbourne behinds gave them the lead.
House, Lord, Bourke, Harker, Farrow, Tulloh and Coy were Melbourne's best.
Melbourne 9.17 d. Leopold 9.8
Goals - Elliman 5, Sheridan 2, Ogilvie 1, Watson 1
One point games
Football Record 1921