May 1887 match vs South Williamstown

Saturday 28 May - Williamstown Cricket Ground
Crowd - 300

Melbourne 2.3, 5.5, 8.6, 13.8
South Williamstown 0.4, 2.7, 3.8, 3.8

Melbourne win by 10 goals

Goals: Dodds 4, Burns 4, Millard 2, Strachan 1, McCrindle 1, Griffiths 1

The locals had a weight advantage, but Melbourne used their marking and speed to win in a landslide. South Williamstown attacked first, but only kicked points and within five minutes the Reds were in front.

South kicked two goals in the second quarter, but Melbourne added three and further extended the margin. The visitors played better as a team in the third quarter, putting on another three goals to one before overwhelming their hosts in the final term.

Best were Tuckfield, Dodds and Franks.

Sportsman - 01/06/1887

Created by Supermercado. Last Modification: Sunday 06 August 2017 10:20:08 AEST by Supermercado. (Version 4)

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