July 1886 match 1 vs Southern Tasmania

Wednesday 14 July - Hobart

Southern Tasmania 8.11
Melbourne 1.9

Southern Tasmania win by 7 goals

Goalkickers: Unknown

Played in front of a large crowd, Melbourne suffered a surprisingly heavy defeat. The Argus reported that "A good deal of money changed hands on the event".

Team (from)
Baird, Bailey, Buscombe, Crayshaw, Burns, Coulson, Dondds, Edwards, Elliott, Franks, Griffith, Garton, Wobbs, Johnson, Lyman, Murphy, Morgan, Morrison, Nuttall, O'Bern, Plant, Robinson, Strachan, Peter

Some newspaper reports list the opposition as 'Hobart'.

Franks (broken leg) and Morgan (knocked out) suffered injuries in one of the Hobart games.

Tasmanian News - 08/07/1886
The Argus - 15/07/1886
The Australasian - 17/07/1886
Sportsman - 21/07/1886

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