June 1870 match vs Hobsons Bay Railway

Saturday 18 June - Melbourne Ground

Melbourne 2
Hobson's Bay 0

Melbourne win by 2 goals

Goalkickers: Hope 1, Carr 1

The match wasn't expected to be played due to bad weather, but even though it started given the difficult conditions the match only lasted 90 minutes before play was suspended. Melbourne included a number of players from their Second 20 squad.

With many people crowding the ground to catch a running race taking place on the MCG proper several players collided with spectators.

Selected team
Harrison (c), Byrne (vc), Carr, Colles, Clarke, Duff, Freeman, J. Forrester, Fisher, Hepburn, Hope, E. Harrison, Henderson, Hodgkinson, A. Loughnan, LH Lewin, Perriton, Riggall, Stewart, Searll, P. Sullivan, Treacy, Thomas, Williams

Age - 18/06/1870
Argus - 20/06/1870
Australasian - 02/07/1870

Created by supermercado. Last Modification: Monday 09 April 2018 12:29:00 AEST by Supermercado. (Version 3)

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