June 2 - Friendly Societies' Ground
Melbourne 1.6, 1.10, 3.?, 3.16
University 1.0, 1.2, 2.?. 2.2
Melbourne win by 1 goal
Goalkickers: Brooks 1, Griffiths 1, Unknown 1
The ground was in terrible condition. Each side kicked a goal apiece in the first two quarters, but from there the game was all Melbourne despite a greasy ball causing difficulty kicking.
Best were Griffiths, Fox and Burn.
Three quarter time behind scores not available. Some sources say University kicked their second goal in the second quarter.
Sportsman - 06/08/1888
Leader - 09/06/1888
The Australasian - 09/06/1888
Weekly Times - 09/06/1888