Saturday 22 May - MCG
West Melbourne 1.3 (half time 0.9-1)
Melbourne win by 4 goals
A light wind was in favour of West Melbourne in the first half, but on the field Melbourne were dominant. After kicking 24 behinds a week earlier it was shown that they weren't attacking at their full capacity, and they were inaccurate again with nine behinds. They were punished when West Melbourne scored a lucky goal near the half time break to take the lead.
In contrast to the first half West Melbourne were the better side early, but their play and the surprise of being behind sparked the home team and they soon took the lead through goals to Macdonald and Roberts. From then on the play was all in their favour and more goals came from F. Baker and D. Aitken.
West defended grimly and stopped a number of attacks but conceded one more goal to Baker to end the match.
Nash, Longden and Watson were best.