Round 6 1909

Round 6, 1909
University vs Melbourne
Saturday 5 June
Venue: East Melbourne
Attendance: Unknown

Match Statistics

Melbourne win by 19 points

Goalkickers: Harry Brereton 3, Vin Coutie 2, Jim Fitzpatrick 1, Bernie Nolan 1, Len Norman 1, Jack Robertson 1

Only Game
Con Doherty

Melbourne were missing Strong, their best player so far in 1909, and Harris but University were also without several players. Neither side could claim a great advantage in the first quarter, with the students taking a slight lead but Melbourne probably the better side in general play. The second quarter followed a similar pattern, with Melbourne sneaking in front at the long break.

The game was won in the third quarter when Melbourne kicked three goals to one, and despite a slight comeback by the opposition in the last quarter they were more consistent in finishing their chances and extended the margin further.

Best were Brereton, Flintoft and Cope.

Argus - 07/06/1909
Punch - 10/06/1909

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