June 1868 match vs 14th Regiment

Saturday 13 June - Richmond Paddock
Crowd: 3500

Melbourne 2
14th Regiment 0

Melbourne win

Goalkicker: Larry Bell 2

Bell kicked three goals, but the second was disallowed at it hit a post while crossing the line. Henry Harrison was captain.

Best were Freeman, Harrison and Barrass.

Selected team
C. Barass, L. Bell, Bennie, Burford, Byrne, Chadwick, Clarke, Finlay, C. Forrester, Freeman, Green, Henry Harrison, T. Hepburn, T. Ireland, Leach, J. Moodie, McLennan, Stoddart, Thomas and Williams. Emergencies - Baines, Disher, Goldsmith, Harrison, Fitzgerald and Robinson.

Some sources suggest the match was played on the Melbourne Ground and give the crowd as 500.

Herald - 11/06/1868
Argus - 13/06/1868
Argus - 15/06/1868

Created by supermercado. Last Modification: Saturday 27 October 2018 11:17:59 AEDT by Supermercado. (Version 5)

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