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August 1859 match vs Emerald Hill-Prahran

Melbourne vs Emerald Hill-Prahran
Saturday 6 August
Venue: Richmond Paddock
Attendance: Unknown

Final
Melbourne 3
Emerald Hill-Prahran 0

Melbourne win by 3 goals

Goalkickers: Unknown 3

25 played on either side, but the combination of the two suburban teams featured a number of youngsters and they were beaten comfortably.

One of the Prahran players suffered a broken collarbone during the match, and for the first time newspapers began to call for alterations to the rules to make the matches less brutal.

Media
Herald - 08/08/1859

Created by supermercado. Last Modification: Monday 17 October 2022 02:08:41 AEDT by Supermercado. (Version 7)

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