Saturday 21 July - Richmond Paddock
Goalkickers: Andrew Fleming 1, R. Waugh 1
Carlton had won praise amongst football followers for their performance in holding Melbourne to a draw in their previous encounter, but in the return match they were beaten within an hour. Fleming got the first goal after 30 minutes and Waugh the sealer half an hour later.
A scratch match was then played for the remainder of the afternoon.
Henry Harrison captained Melbourne.