North Melbourne vs Melbourne
Saturday 7 June, 1890
Venue: North Melbourne Recreation Reserve
North Melbourne win by 4 goals
Goalkickers: R. Kelly 1, Griffiths 1
The visitors immediately took the ball to North's goal, and kept it there for the first half hour, but were wayward with their kicking for goal. The locals did better with their domination in the second quarter and built a match-winning lead.
Best were Hallows, Lynar and Fox.
Aitken, Connolly, Fry, Fox, Griffiths, Hallows, Healing, Hallet, Kelly, Lynar, McKean, McLean, McLeod, Neill, Orwin, O'Rourke, Ramsay, Ross, South, Slattery, Sheahan, Wilson