May 1878 Match vs South Melbourne

Saturday 25 May - MCG

Melbourne 3
South Melbourne 2 (half time 2-0)

Melbourne win by 1 goal

Goalkickers: C. Baker 1, Nicholas 1, Cook 1

The home side went into with a five player handicap, 20 to 25. Despite that Melbourne led three goals to nil before South got one on the board.

The match was played until darkness when the players could no longer see the ball.

Bennie, Longden and Sandilands.

Some sources say Melbourne had 19 players and had Butler has a goalkicker

Argus 27/05/1878

Created by supermercado. Last Modification: Wednesday 23 October 2019 12:55:08 AEDT by Supermercado. (Version 4)

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