1950 Exhibition Match vs Tasmanian League

Saturday 29 July - Hobart

Melbourne 4.4, 6.10, 15.17, 19.24.138
Tasmanian League 2.6, 5.11, 7.13, 8.17.65

Melbourne win by 73 points

Goalkickers: Mueller 9, Craddock 3, McKenzie 2, Carlon 2, Bickford 1, Thompson 1, Spencer 1

The locals gave a fighting exhibition in the first half, with their rucks almost matching Melbourne's before they wilted under pressure and were well beaten in the second half. Up to half time both teams had the same amount of shots on goal and it was just five points the margin.

Best were Spittle, Rule and McKenzie. Geoff McGivern (concussion) was replaced by Max Jeffers at half time and Greg Lourey (knock on knee) was replaced by Ken McKaige during the third quarter.

Selected team
B: Rule, McGrath, Paynter
HB: O'Toole, McGowan, Collins
C: Spittle, Bickford, Spencer
HF: McKenzie, McGivern, Beckwith
F: Craddock, Mueller, Lowry
Foll: Don Cordner, Thomson, Carlson
I: McKaige, Jeffers

The 1950 VFL Annual Report shows the opposition as "Combined Hobart Team".

Mercury - 28/07/1950
Examiner - 31/07/1950
Mercury - 31/07/1950

Created by Supermercado. Last Modification: Monday 28 January 2019 02:55:38 AEDT by Supermercado. (Version 7)

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