Thursday 29 May - MCG
Melbourne win by 1 goal
Goalkickers: McAlister 3, Rush 1
The home side got the first three goals while Norwood were struggling early in the game, but the South Australians flashed home at the end of the game and only fell one goal short of a draw.
Best were McIntyre, Jones and McKenzie.
Affleck, Aitken, Begg, Begg, Brayshay, Cussens, Cussens, Christy, Harry, Hopson, Hanks, Jones, McDonald, McKenzie, McAlister, McIntyre, Matthews, Morrison, Murphy, Plant, Rush, Ross, Tuckfield, Doran
The Age - 29/05/1884
Sportsman - 04/06/1884
The Australasian - 31/05/1884