1940 Exhibition Match vs Combined Bookmakers-Ascot Vale Hotel

13 October - Motordrome

Combined Bookmakers-Ascot Vale Hotel 13.14.92
Melbourne 9.9.63

Combined Bookmakers-Ascot Vale Hotel win by 29 points

Played as a fundraiser for the war effort, the recently crowned premiers took on a side bolstered by number of players from other VFA and VFL clubs.

Melbourne fielded a side with only four changes from their Grand Final winning side. Fischer, Baxter, Dullard and L. Jones were in the side in place of Ball, Roberts, G. Jones and Beames. Richmond's George Smeaton played for Melbourne.

Selected team
La Fontaine, Mueller, Fischer, Baggott, Fanning, Anderson, Lennie, O'Keefe, Baxter, Archibald, Hingston, Smeaton (Richmond), Truscott, L. Jones, Rodda, Dullard, Emselle

Herald - 09/10/1940
Sporting Globe - 12/10/1940

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