July 1888 match vs South Melbourne

Saturday 28 July - South Melbourne Cricket Ground

South Melbourne 2.2, 2.10, 4.14, 7.19
Melbourne 1.1, 1.3, 2.5, 3.8

South Melbourne win by 4 goals

Goalkickers: Wiseman 1, Rusden 1, Comber 1

The visitors started well, but that generated a strong response from South who kicked two goals to take the lead at quarter time. Neither side added a goal in the second quarter, thanks to a strong Melbourne defence, but South's defence held the Reds out and ran away to an easy win in the second half.

Best were Fox, Rusden and Franks.

Some sources have South on 2.2 at quarter time

Sportsman - 31/07/1888

Created by supermercado. Last Modification: Monday 29 August 2022 21:16:23 AEST by Supermercado. (Version 5)

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