May 1889 Match vs Essendon

Saturday May 25 - East Melbourne

Melbourne - 1.0, 1.0, 1.2, 1.2
Essendon - 1.4, 4.8, 4.10, 8.14

Essendon win by 7 goals

Goalkicker: George Allen 1

Melbourne opened the scoring after five minutes but didn't score again. Essendon soon equalised, but the game remained level at a goal apiece at the first change. From there, the home side romped to victory. They immediately kicked two behinds after the restart, before four goals set up an insurmountable lead at half time. Neither side kicked a major in the third, before Essendon added another four to no score in the final term.

Essendon Gazette - 30/05/1889
Essendon and Flemington Chronicle - 31/05/1889

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