July 1878 match vs Williamstown

Saturday 20 July - Melbourne Ground

Melbourne 2.?
Williamstown 0.1 (half time 1-1)

Melbourne win by 2 goals

Goalkickers: Waldron 1, Crohan 1

In the wet Melbourne were so dominant that at one stage Williamstown's forwards decided to play a game of leapfrog while the ball was down the other end. The visitors played with 25 men.

Longden was best.

Selected team
C. Baker. F. Baker (c), Bennie, Booth, Boys, E. Cooke, JV Cook, Cooper, Crohan, Donaldson, Houston, Jenkins, Lamrock, Longden, McKie, Nicholas, Sandilands, Simson, Tennent, Waldron. Emergencies - Batterbury, Page and Page.

Herald - 19/07/1878
Age - 20/07/1878
Argus - 22/07/1878
Leader - 22/07/1878
Australasian - 27/07/1878

Created by supermercado. Last Modification: Saturday 29 December 2018 04:08:53 AEDT by Supermercado. (Version 8)

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