Captain - Eddie Fox
Vice-Captain - Richard Kelly
Secretary - RH McLeod
Committee - J. Macdonald, Arthur Hunt, Richard Kelly, Eddie Fox, J. Wilson, CH Ross, J. Ryall, J. McLaughlin

The committee had 60 applicants to choose their side from, and put together a strong combination that finished second on the ladder. They also won the Stars and Stripes Trophy and five gold watches for scoring the most goals for the season. Their improvement was credited to the training methods of Jim Mitchell and the transfer of a number of players from the struggling Richmond club.

On Wednesday August 9 a match was played under "ancient" rules between teams of old Melbourne and Carlton players.

The club made a profit of 58p, 10s, 1d for the season.

VFA season

6 May Footscray WIN
13 May Port Melbourne WIN
20 May St Kilda WIN
24 May Fitzroy WIN
27 May Geelong WIN
3 June Richmond WIN
17 June South Melbourne WIN
24 June North Melbourne WIN
1 July Essendon DRAW
8 July North Melbourne WIN
15 July Collingwood WIN
22 July Fitzroy WIN
29 July Williamstown WIN
5 August Essendon LOSS
12 August Carlton WIN
19 August Geelong LOSS
26 August South Melbourne DRAW
9 September St Kilda DRAW
16 September Carlton WIN
23 September Williamstown WIN
30 September Collingwood WIN

Other games

21 April Albion United LOSS ?
23 April Napier Imperial LOSS ?
29 April Public Schools ?
June Port Adelaide WIN
June South Adelaide WIN


1st Essendon 1820
2nd Melbourne 1632
3rd Geelong 1424
4th South Melbourne 1344
5th Fitzroy 1128
6th Port Melbourne 839
7th St. Kilda 9110
8th Footscray 9011
9th Collingwood 7210
10th Williamstown 4313
11th Carlton 4115
12th Richmond 2414
13th North Melbourne 3017


Harold Catford, David Christy, Crosby, J. Edwards, Eddie Fox, Herbert Fry, James Graham, Alf Healing, Matt Honey, Ernest Howes, Jack Keane, Albert Kelly, Richard Kelly, Austin Lewis, Lew Massey, AH McKenzie, Alex McKenzie, John McNamara, Jim McRaile, Meagher, Robert Moore, George Moysey, Patrick O'Dea, James O'Halloran, W. O'Leary, P. O'Loughlin, Mick Roche, Severs, Fred Sheahan, Gerald Sheahan, W. Smith, William Stranger, Eddie Toms, Dick Wardill, Joe Wilson, John Wiseman, Charles Young


M. Roche 31, Smith 22, Christy 16, Kelly 10, Howes 7, Moysey 6, Wilson 5, G. Sheehan 4, O'Leary 3, Fry 2, A. Kelly 2, O'Dea 2, O'Loughlin 2, Wiseman 2, A. McKenzie 1, Meagher 1, F. Sheahan 1, Stranger 1

The notes about Mitchell and the transfer of players may have been in regards to 1894. May have played Albion United on 21/04/1893. J. Edwards almost certainly Jack Edwards.

Herald - 01/04/1893
Australasian - 01/04/1893
Essendon and Flemington Chronicle - 28/04/1893
Sydney Mail - 20/05/1893
Sydney Morning Herald - 25/09/1893
Observer - 21/10/1893
Herald - 31/03/1894

VFA Results and Tables

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