August 1884 match vs South Adelaide

Wednesday 20 August - Adelaide Oval

South Adelaide 4.7
Melbourne 3.8 (half time 1.1 - 3.7)

Goalkickers: Doran 1, Unknown 2

South Adelaide win by 1 goal

In what had been an even match from start to finish South scored the winning goals in the last couple of minutes.

Doran scored first for Melbourne after each side had opened with behinds, and the Reds scored all three of their goals in the first half. South scored early in the second half, and they came from behind to win.

Some sources say the score was 4.11 to 3.9

Argus - 21/08/1884
Express and Telegraph - 21/08/1884
Express and Telegraph - 21/08/1884
Weekly Times - 23/08/1884

Created by supermercado. Last Modification: Monday 29 August 2022 21:06:09 AEST by Supermercado. (Version 8)

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