Saturday September 13 - Friendly Societies Ground
Melbourne 1.0, 1.0, 1.0, 1.5
Carlton 3.3, 6.9, 10.15, 13.21
Carlton win by 12 goals
Goalkicker: McKinnon 1
The game was played in terrible conditions, with a strong wind and heavy rain. Melbourne started well with a goal, before conceding the next 13 in a row. Carlton's 34 shots on goal to six told the tale of complete domination.
Best were Fox, McKinnon and Hallett.
Sportsman - 17/09/1890