May 1878 Match vs Ballarat

Friday 24 May - Ballarat Cricket Ground
Crowd: Unknown

Melbourne 1
Ballarat 5 (half time 1-2)

Ballarat win by 4 goals

Goalkicker: Boys 1

On Queen's Birthday, the local side attacked first and scored the opening goal. The Demons - who only had 11 of their best 20 playing - replied, but conceded the lead by half time and were thrashed after the break.

At the end of the game Melbourne players were pelted with stones by sections of the Ballarat crowd.

Best were Sandilands, Cook and Cooper.

Argus - 24/05/1878
Australasian - 01/06/1878

Created by Supermercado. Last Modification: Saturday 02 February 2019 11:40:00 AEDT by Supermercado. (Version 11)

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