May 1893 Match vs St Kilda

Saturday 20 May - MCG
Crowd - 6000

Melbourne 4.0, 6.5, 6.5, 10.5
St Kilda 2.2, 4.2, 5.4, 6.4

Melbourne win by 4 goals

Goals: Smith 4, Roche 3, R. Kelly 1, O'Leary 1, Christy 1

St Kilda started quickly and booted the first two goals of the game, but this woke Melbourne up and they responded with four in a row to end the quarter.

Both teams scored two goals in the second quarter, and St Kilda cut the gap by one in the third term before Melbourne booted away in the last.

Best were Christy, Smith and G. Sheehan. Sheehan and Wiseman were hurt.

Selected team
Christy, Fox, Fry, Healing, Howes, Kelly, Kelly, Lewis, Moore, Massey, M.Raile, McNamara, McKenzie, McKenzie, O'Dea, O'Leary, Roche, Sheahan, Sheahan, Smith, Stranger, Gaunt, Toms, Wiseman, Wilson, Powell.

Some sources have Melbourne on 4.1 at quarter time

Argus - 20/05/1893
Argus - 22/05/1893
Sportsman - 23/05/1893
Melbourne Punch - 25/05/1893

Created by Supermercado. Last Modification: Thursday 10 January 2019 21:52:37 AEDT by Supermercado. (Version 6)

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