Round 5, 1944
Melbourne vs St. Kilda
Saturday 3 June
Venue: Punt Road
Attendance: 8,000

1st2nd3rdFinal
Melbourne0.34.66.910.13.73
St. Kilda3.44.513.713.8.86
Match Statistics


St. Kilda win by 13 points

Goalkickers: Fred Fanning 4, Billy Deans 2, Esmond Downey 1, Gordon Kramer 1, Norm Smith 1, Percy Taylor 1

Milestones:
First Game
Lloyd Bennett

Last Game
Norm Matthews
Darcy Walsh

200 Games
Percy Beames

After a win against the rebuilding Geelong a week earlier Melbourne came back to earth against St Kilda. The Seasiders kicked away with a nine goal to two third quarter, and despite only kicking a point in the last quarter the Demons had left themselves too much to do.

Seconds
St Kilda 15.15 d. Melbourne 5.12

Media
Football Record R6 1944