Round 17 1902

Round 17, 1902
Melbourne vs St. Kilda
Saturday 30 August
Venue: MCG
Attendance: Unknown

St. Kilda1.
Match Statistics

Melbourne win by 44 points

Goalkickers: Jack Leith 4, Tommy Ryan 3, George Moodie 1, Les Rainey 1, Arthur Sowden 1

First Game
Syd Dalrymple

Last Game
Bobby Craig

Melbourne started well, and quickly had the first behind of the game. They added an opening goal through Leith not long after. The visitors responded, before Leith scored the last goal of the first term to go into the quarter time break nine points ahead.

Each side kicked two goals in the second quarter, but Melbourne also added eight behinds to nil. Leith's third extended the margin, before Sowden added another to have the home side in the ascendancy. St Kilda wouldn't go away, kicking two in a row and withstanding the ongoing assault on their goal to concede only points for the rest of the quarter.

The margin was narrowly expanded at three quarter time, before Melbourne kicked away with four goals to one in the final term.

Herald - 30/08/1902

Created by Supermercado. Last Modification: Tuesday 13 November 2018 23:47:12 AEDT by Supermercado. (Version 7)

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