Round 16, 1924
Richmond vs Melbourne
Saturday 23 August
Venue: Punt Road
Richmond win by 46 points
Goalkickers: Harry Davie 6, Jack Collins 1, Richard Taylor 1, Stan Wittman 1
Harry Davie (and first goal)
After a season of fruitlessly searching for a star forward Melbourne finally found one but ironically suffered one of their biggest defeats of the season at the same time. Davie's six goals on debut is still the club record.
Strong wind ruined the match as a spectacle but Richmond managed it better, running away with the victory while their opponents butchered chance after chance.
Davie, Thomas and Chadwick were best.
Richmond 12.10.82 d. Melbourne 5.8.38
Most goals on debut
Herald - 22/08/1924
Football Record R17 1924