August 1876 match vs Victorian Railways

Saturday 5 August - Richmond Paddock

Melbourne 2
Victorian Railways 0 (half time 2-0)

Melbourne win by 2 goals

Goalkickers: Fred Baker, James Bennie 1

The Railways played with a an advantage of 25 to 20, but by the times the sides mustered at the ground it was 22-18. Melbourne won the toss and immediately went on the attack, forcing the railwaymen to defend strongly. They got their two goals in the first half, and despite having a number of good chances in the second couldn't add to the score.

Best were Longden and Booth.

Australasian - 12/08/1876

Created by supermercado. Last Modification: Saturday 15 October 2022 04:02:31 AEDT by Supermercado. (Version 4)

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