1877 September Match vs St Kilda

22 September - Melbourne Ground
Crowd: About 2000

Melbourne 6.20
St Kilda 0.2 (half time 2.0-0.2)

Melbourne win by 6 goals

Goalkickers: Fred Baker 2, Charles Baker 1, James Macdonald 1, Booth 1, Sillett 1

In their second clash for the year Melbourne scored early through MacDonald, who had played a one-two with C. Baker deep in the Melbourne attack. St Kilda were shocked into life by the goal, but after exerting pressure for a few minutes they were beaten by Booth who goalled out of a pack.

The visitors missed two chances to end the half and went in two goals behind.

The second half was a procession with Melbourne having 23 shots on goal for four scores. C.Baker, Sillett and two from F. Baker completed the rout.

Best were Lamrock, Longden and MacDonald.

Argus - 24/09/1877
Australasian - 29/09/1877

Created by Supermercado. Last Modification: Monday 09 April 2018 10:32:32 AEST by Supermercado. (Version 6)

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