Representative

Representative

Regular

Round 1 , Round 2 , Round 3 , Round 4 , Round 5 , Round 6 , Round 7 , Round 8 , Round 9 , Round 10 , Round 11 , Round 12 , Round 13 , Round 14 , Round 15 , Round 16 , Round 17 , Round 18 , Round 19 , Round 20 , Round 21 , Round 22 , Round 23 , Round 24 , Round 25

Representative

Representative
Matches
Team Q1 HT Q3 FT T Notes
VFA   7-16   9-24 9 Fri 01-Jul-1881 Venue: MCG
New South Wales   0-   0-1 0 VFA won by 9 gl(s) [Game Details]
New South Wales   1-2   1-6 1 Sat 06-Aug-1881 Venue: NSWCA Ground,
VFA   6-5   9-16 9 VFA won by 8 gl(s) [Game Details]
VFA   5-11   9-22 9 Sat 20-Aug-1881 Venue: East Melbourne CG
S.A.   1-4   1-8 1 VFA won by 8 gl(s) [Game Details]
VFA   3-9   4-14 4 Wed 24-Aug-1881 Venue: East Melbourne CG
S.A.   0-   1-5 1 VFA won by 3 gl(s) [Game Details]

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Regular

Round 1
Matches
Team Q1 HT Q3 FT T Notes
Carlton   1-   1- 1 Sat 30-Apr-1881 Venue: Princes Park
Star Of Carlton   0-   0- 0 Carlton won by 1 gl(s) [Game Details]
Star of Carlton 23 Players
East Melbourne   3-   3- 3 Sat 30-Apr-1881 Venue: East Melbourne Cricket Ground
Volunteer Corps   0-   2- 2 East Melbourne won by 1 gl(s) [Game Details]
Essendon   -   - Sat 30-Apr-1881 Venue: Flemington Hill Ground
Brunswick   -   - Forfeited by Brunswick - () [Game Details]
Brunswick did not make an appearance
Melbourne   2-   4-10 4 Sat 30-Apr-1881 Venue: Melbourne Cricket Ground
Public Schools   0-   0-5 0 Melbourne won by 4 gl(s) [Game Details]
South Melbourne   4-7   4-10 4 Sat 30-Apr-1881 Venue: South Melbourne Cricket Ground
Emerald Hill Juniors   1-1   1-6 1 South Melbourne won by 3 gl(s) [Game Details]

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Round 1

Ladder
Team G W L D F A %Sc Points
   East Melbourne 1 1 0 0 3 2 0.0 4
   South Melbourne 1 1 0 0 4 1 0.0 4
   Melbourne 1 1 0 0 4 0 0.0 4
   Carlton 1 1 0 0 1 0 0.0 4

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Round 2
Matches
Team Q1 HT Q3 FT T Notes
Carlton   6-9   11-18 11 Sat 07-May-1881 Venue: Princes Park
Southern   1-0   2-0 2 Carlton won by 9 gl(s) [Game Details]
Southern 23 Players
East Melbourne   0-   1- 1 Sat 07-May-1881 Venue: Punt Road Oval
Northcote   0-   1- 1 DRAW [Game Details]
Essendon   2-   3-16 3 Sat 07-May-1881 Venue: Flemington Hill Ground
Elwood   0-   0-0 0 Essendon won by 3 gl(s) [Game Details]
Melbourne   0-   3-8 3 Sat 07-May-1881 Venue: Melbourne Cricket Ground
South Yarra   0-   1-6 1 Melbourne won by 2 gl(s) [Game Details]
Hotham   0-   0-5 0 Sat 07-May-1881 Venue: Royal Park (Brunswick End)
Royal Park   0-   0-1 0 DRAW [Game Details]
South Melbourne   -   2-10 2 Sat 07-May-1881 Venue: South Melbourne Cricket Ground
Hotham United   -   0-4 0 South Melbourne won by 2 gl(s) [Game Details]
Geelong   -   - Sat 07-May-1881 Venue: Corio Oval
Geelong Schools   -   - [Game Details]
postponed - rain

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Round 2

Ladder
Team G W L D F A %Sc Points
   South Melbourne 2 2 0 0 6 1 0.0 8
   Melbourne 2 2 0 0 7 1 0.0 8
   Carlton 2 2 0 0 12 2 0.0 8
   East Melbourne 2 1 0 1 4 3 0.0 6
   Essendon 1 1 0 0 3 0 0.0 4
   Hotham 1 0 0 1 0 0 0.0 2
   Geelong 1 0 0 1 0.0 2

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Round 3
Matches
Team Q1 HT Q3 FT T Notes
Carlton   -   1-8 1 Sat 14-May-1881 Venue: Princes Park
Hotham United   -   2-20 2 Hotham United won by 1 gl(s) [Game Details]
Hotham United 23 Players
East Melbourne   -   5-14 5 Sat 14-May-1881 Venue: East Melbourne Cricket Ground
Powlett   -   1-3 1 East Melbourne won by 4 gl(s) [Game Details]
Essendon   0-   0-8 0 Sat 14-May-1881 Venue: Flemington Hill Ground
Waverley   0-   0-1 0 DRAW [Game Details]
Geelong   3-15   5- 5 Sat 14-May-1881 Venue: Argyle Square Ground
Geelong west   0-   0-2 0 Geelong won by 5 gl(s) [Game Details]
Hotham   0-3   3- 3 Sat 14-May-1881 Venue: Royal Park (Brunswick End)
Williamstown   0-4   0- 0 Hotham won by 3 gl(s) [Game Details]
Melbourne   3-   6-16 6 Sat 14-May-1881 Venue: Melbourne Cricket Ground
Northcote   2-8   2-8 2 Melbourne won by 4 gl(s) [Game Details]
South Melbourne   -   9-28 9 Sat 14-May-1881 Venue: South Melbourne Cricket Ground
West Melbourne Alberts   0-1   0-1 0 South Melbourne won by 9 gl(s) [Game Details]

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Round 3

Ladder
Team G W L D F A %Sc Points
   South Melbourne 3 3 0 0 15 1 0.0 12
   Melbourne 3 3 0 0 13 3 0.0 12
   East Melbourne 3 2 0 1 9 4 0.0 10
   Carlton 3 2 1 0 13 4 0.0 8
   Hotham 2 1 0 1 3 0 0.0 6
   Geelong 2 1 0 1 5 0 0.0 6
   Essendon 2 1 0 1 3 0 0.0 6

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Round 4
Matches
Team Q1 HT Q3 FT T Notes
Melbourne   -   12-27 12 Thu 19-May-1881 Venue: Melbourne Cricket Ground
Williamstown Trades   -   0-0 0 Melbourne won by 12 gl(s) [Game Details]

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Round 4

Ladder
Team G W L D F A %Sc Points
   Melbourne 4 4 0 0 25 3 0.0 16
   South Melbourne 3 3 0 0 15 1 0.0 12
   East Melbourne 3 2 0 1 9 4 0.0 10
   Carlton 3 2 1 0 13 4 0.0 8
   Hotham 2 1 0 1 3 0 0.0 6
   Geelong 2 1 0 1 5 0 0.0 6
   Essendon 2 1 0 1 3 0 0.0 6

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Round 5
Matches
Team Q1 HT Q3 FT T Notes
Carlton   4-13   8-23 8 Sat 21-May-1881 Venue: Princes Park
East Melbourne   0-0   0-1 0 Carlton won by 8 gl(s) [Game Details]
Essendon   -   0-9 0 Sat 21-May-1881 Venue: Flemington Hill Ground
South Yarra   -   3-5 3 South Yarra won by 3 gl(s) [Game Details]
Geelong   1-7   4-16 4 Sat 21-May-1881 Venue: Corio Oval
North Geelong   0-5   0-6 0 Geelong won by 4 gl(s) [Game Details]
Melbourne   -   4-10 4 Sat 21-May-1881 Venue: Melbourne Ground
Powlett   -   1-6 1 Melbourne won by 3 gl(s) [Game Details]
South Melbourne   1-   3-16 3 Sat 21-May-1881 Venue: East Melbourne Cricket Ground
Hotham   1-   2-2 2 South Melbourne won by 1 gl(s) [Game Details]

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Round 5

Ladder
Team G W L D F A %Sc Points
   Melbourne 5 5 0 0 29 4 0.0 20
   South Melbourne 4 4 0 0 18 3 0.0 16
   Carlton 4 3 1 0 21 4 0.0 12
   East Melbourne 4 2 1 1 9 12 0.0 10
   Geelong 3 2 0 1 9 0 0.0 10
   Hotham 3 1 1 1 5 3 0.0 6
   Essendon 3 1 1 1 3 3 0.0 6

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Round 6
Matches
Team Q1 HT Q3 FT T Notes
North East District   1-1   1-2 1 Tue 24-May-1881 Venue: Benalla
Carlton   4-11   10-18 10 Carlton won by 9 gl(s) [Game Details]
North East District 23 Players
Sale   0-0   1-0 1 Tue 24-May-1881 Venue: Sale
South Melbourne   1-   3- 3 South Melbourne won by 2 gl(s) [Game Details]
Ballarat City   2-   3-8 3 Tue 24-May-1881 Venue: Western Oval (Ballarat)
Essendon   0-   0-5 0 Ballarat City won by 3 gl(s) [Game Details]
Hotham   0-3   0-4 0 Tue 24-May-1881 Venue: East Melbourne Cricket Ground
Geelong   3-6   4-14 4 Geelong won by 4 gl(s) [Game Details]

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Round 6

Ladder
Team G W L D F A %Sc Points
   South Melbourne 5 5 0 0 21 4 0.0 20
   Melbourne 5 5 0 0 29 4 0.0 20
   Carlton 5 4 1 0 31 5 0.0 16
   Geelong 4 3 0 1 13 0 0.0 14
   East Melbourne 4 2 1 1 9 12 0.0 10
   Hotham 4 1 2 1 5 7 0.0 6
   Essendon 4 1 2 1 3 6 0.0 6

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Round 7
Matches
Team Q1 HT Q3 FT T Notes
Carlton   0-5   1-10 1 Sat 28-May-1881 Venue: East Melbourne Cricket Ground
South Melbourne   1-7   1-13 1 DRAW [Game Details]
Essendon   -   3-9 3 Sat 28-May-1881 Venue: Flemington Hill Ground
East Melbourne   -   0-5 0 Essendon won by 3 gl(s) [Game Details]
Geelong   -   7-23 7 Sat 28-May-1881 Venue: Corio Oval
East Geelong   -   0-2 0 Geelong won by 7 gl(s) [Game Details]
Melbourne   3-   4-11 4 Sat 28-May-1881 Venue: Melbourne Cricket Ground
Hotham   2-   2-5 2 Melbourne won by 2 gl(s) [Game Details]

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Round 7

Ladder
Team G W L D F A %Sc Points
   Melbourne 6 6 0 0 33 6 0.0 24
   South Melbourne 6 5 0 1 22 5 0.0 22
   Geelong 5 4 0 1 20 0 0.0 18
   Carlton 6 4 1 1 32 6 0.0 18
   East Melbourne 5 2 2 1 9 15 0.0 10
   Essendon 5 2 2 1 6 6 0.0 10
   Hotham 5 1 3 1 7 11 0.0 6

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Round 8
Matches
Team Q1 HT Q3 FT T Notes
East Melbourne   0-4   - Sat 04-Jun-1881 Venue: East Melbourne Cricket Ground
Hotham   2-7   - [Game Details]
Geelong   -   1-14 1 Sat 04-Jun-1881 Venue: Corio Oval
North Geelong   -   0-0 0 Geelong won by 1 gl(s) [Game Details]
Melbourne   2-3   4-4 4 Sat 04-Jun-1881 Venue: Melbourne Cricket Ground
Carlton   2-6   2-8 2 Melbourne won by 2 gl(s) [Game Details]
South Melbourne   0-2   - Sat 04-Jun-1881 Venue: South Melbourne Cricket Ground
Essendon   0-6   - [Game Details]

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Round 8

Ladder
Team G W L D F A %Sc Points
   Melbourne 7 7 0 0 37 8 0.0 28
   South Melbourne 7 5 0 2 22 5 0.0 24
   Geelong 6 5 0 1 21 0 0.0 22
   Carlton 7 4 2 1 34 10 0.0 18
   East Melbourne 6 2 2 2 9 15 0.0 12
   Essendon 6 2 2 2 6 6 0.0 12
   Hotham 6 1 3 2 7 11 0.0 8

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Round 9
Matches
Team Q1 HT Q3 FT T Notes
Essendon   0-   0- 0 Sat 11-Jun-1881 Venue: East Melbourne Cricket Ground
Hotham   1-3   3- 3 Hotham won by 3 gl(s) [Game Details]
Melbourne   2-11   3-17 3 Sat 11-Jun-1881 Venue: Melbourne Cricket Ground
Geelong   3-1   3-7 3 DRAW [Game Details]
South Melbourne   0-7   1- 1 Sat 11-Jun-1881 Venue: South Melbourne Cricket Ground
East Melbourne   0-0   0- 0 South Melbourne won by 1 gl(s) [Game Details]

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Round 9

Ladder
Team G W L D F A %Sc Points
   Melbourne 8 7 0 1 40 11 0.0 30
   South Melbourne 8 6 0 2 23 5 0.0 28
   Geelong 7 5 0 2 24 3 0.0 24
   Carlton 7 4 2 1 34 10 0.0 18
   Hotham 7 2 3 2 10 11 0.0 12
   East Melbourne 7 2 3 2 9 16 0.0 12
   Essendon 7 2 3 2 6 9 0.0 12

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Round 10
Matches
Team Q1 HT Q3 FT T Notes
Essendon   -   - Sat 18-Jun-1881 Venue: Flemington Hill Ground
West Melbourne   -   - [Game Details]
postponed - rain
Geelong   -   - Sat 18-Jun-1881 Venue: Corio Oval
East Melbourne   -   - [Game Details]
postponed - rain
Melbourne   -   - Sat 18-Jun-1881 Venue: Melbourne Cricket Ground
South Melbourne   -   - [Game Details]
postponed - rain
Williamstown   1-2   1-4 1 Sat 18-Jun-1881 Venue: Garden's Reserve
Hotham   0-0   0-0 0 Williamstown won by 1 gl(s) [Game Details]

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Round 10

Ladder
Team G W L D F A %Sc Points
   Melbourne 9 7 0 2 40 11 0.0 32
   South Melbourne 9 6 0 3 23 5 0.0 30
   Geelong 8 5 0 3 24 3 0.0 26
   Carlton 7 4 2 1 34 10 0.0 18
   East Melbourne 8 2 3 3 9 16 0.0 14
   Essendon 8 2 3 3 6 9 0.0 14
   Hotham 8 2 4 2 10 12 0.0 12

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Round 11
Matches
Team Q1 HT Q3 FT T Notes
Carlton   1-4   2-10 2 Sat 25-Jun-1881 Venue: Princes Park
Essendon   0-4   0-13 0 Carlton won by 2 gl(s) [Game Details]
Geelong   1-8   9-27 9 Sat 25-Jun-1881 Venue: Corio Oval
Northcote   0-0   0-1 0 Geelong won by 9 gl(s) [Game Details]
Melbourne   2-10   4-16 4 Sat 25-Jun-1881 Venue: Melbourne Cricket Ground
East Melbourne   0-7   2-10 2 Melbourne won by 2 gl(s) [Game Details]
South Melbourne   -   - Sat 25-Jun-1881 Venue: East Melbourne Cricket Ground
Hotham   -   - Game Abandoned [Game Details]

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Round 11

Ladder
Team G W L D F A %Sc Points
   Melbourne 10 8 0 2 44 13 0.0 36
   South Melbourne 9 6 0 3 23 5 0.0 30
   Geelong 9 6 0 3 33 3 0.0 30
   Carlton 8 5 2 1 36 10 0.0 22
   East Melbourne 9 2 4 3 11 20 0.0 14
   Essendon 9 2 4 3 6 11 0.0 14
   Hotham 8 2 4 2 10 12 0.0 12

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Round 12
Matches
Team Q1 HT Q3 FT T Notes
Carlton   4-   10-18 10 Sat 02-Jul-1881 Venue: Princes Park
Ballarat   0-1   0-1 0 Carlton won by 10 gl(s) [Game Details]
East Melbourne   2-1   4-7 4 Sat 02-Jul-1881 Venue: Punt Road Oval
Southern   0-4   0-13 0 East Melbourne won by 4 gl(s) [Game Details]
Geelong   0-3   2-9 2 Sat 02-Jul-1881 Venue: Corio Oval
South Melbourne   2-2   2-3 2 DRAW [Game Details]
Melbourne   2-8   2-10 2 Sat 02-Jul-1881 Venue: Melbourne Cricket Ground
Essendon   0-6   3-12 3 Essendon won by 1 gl(s) [Game Details]

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Round 12

Ladder
Team G W L D F A %Sc Points
   Melbourne 11 8 1 2 46 16 0.0 36
   South Melbourne 10 6 0 4 25 7 0.0 32
   Geelong 10 6 0 4 35 5 0.0 32
   Carlton 9 6 2 1 46 10 0.0 26
   East Melbourne 10 3 4 3 15 20 0.0 18
   Essendon 10 3 4 3 9 13 0.0 18
   Hotham 8 2 4 2 10 12 0.0 12

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Round 13
Matches
Team Q1 HT Q3 FT T Notes
Carlton   2-7   3-13 3 Sat 09-Jul-1881 Venue: East Melbourne Cricket Ground
Hotham   0-6   0-9 0 Carlton won by 3 gl(s) [Game Details]
East Melbourne   -   3- 3 Sat 09-Jul-1881 Venue: Punt Road Oval
Royal Park   -   2- 2 East Melbourne won by 1 gl(s) [Game Details]
Essendon   0-1   1-2 1 Sat 09-Jul-1881 Venue: Melbourne Cricket Ground
Geelong   6-14   8-24 8 Geelong won by 7 gl(s) [Game Details]
South Melbourne   -   - Sat 09-Jul-1881 Venue: South Melbourne Cricket Ground
Southern   -   - Forfeited by Southern - () [Game Details]
Southern did not make an appearance

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Round 13

Ladder
Team G W L D F A %Sc Points
   Melbourne 11 8 1 2 46 16 0.0 36
   Geelong 11 7 0 4 43 6 0.0 36
   South Melbourne 10 6 0 4 25 7 0.0 32
   Carlton 10 7 2 1 49 10 0.0 30
   East Melbourne 11 4 4 3 18 22 0.0 22
   Essendon 11 3 5 3 10 21 0.0 18
   Hotham 9 2 5 2 10 15 0.0 12

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Round 14
Matches
Team Q1 HT Q3 FT T Notes
Carlton   1-4   3-6 3 Sat 16-Jul-1881 Venue: Melbourne Cricket Ground
South Melbourne   1-3   2-7 2 Carlton won by 1 gl(s) [Game Details]
East Melbourne   1-   3-9 3 Sat 16-Jul-1881 Venue: Punt Road Oval
South Yarra   0-   1-10 1 East Melbourne won by 2 gl(s) [Game Details]
Essendon   -   - Sat 16-Jul-1881 Venue: Flemington Hill Ground
West Melbourne   -   - Forfeited by West Melbourne - () [Game Details]
West Melb failed to appear
Geelong   1-   2-19 2 Sat 16-Jul-1881 Venue: Corio Oval
Chilwell   0-   0-2 0 Geelong won by 2 gl(s) [Game Details]
Hotham   -   6-20 6 Sat 16-Jul-1881 Venue: Royal Park (Brunswick End)
Brunswick   0-   0-0 0 Hotham won by 6 gl(s) [Game Details]

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Round 14

Ladder
Team G W L D F A %Sc Points
   Geelong 12 8 0 4 45 6 0.0 40
   Melbourne 11 8 1 2 46 16 0.0 36
   Carlton 11 8 2 1 52 12 0.0 34
   South Melbourne 11 6 1 4 27 10 0.0 32
   East Melbourne 12 5 4 3 21 23 0.0 26
   Essendon 11 3 5 3 10 21 0.0 18
   Hotham 10 3 5 2 16 15 0.0 16

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Round 15
Matches
Team Q1 HT Q3 FT T Notes
Carlton   2-3   4-8 4 Sat 23-Jul-1881 Venue: East Melbourne Cricket Ground
Melbourne   1-5   1-8 1 Carlton won by 3 gl(s) [Game Details]
East Melbourne   -   1- 1 Sat 23-Jul-1881 Venue: Melbourne Ground
Essendon   -   1- 1 DRAW [Game Details]
Geelong   2-15   8-26 8 Sat 23-Jul-1881 Venue: Corio Oval
Hotham   0-0   0-0 0 Geelong won by 8 gl(s) [Game Details]
South Melbourne   -   7- 7 Sat 23-Jul-1881 Venue: South Melbourne Cricket Ground
Waverley   -   0- 0 South Melbourne won by 7 gl(s) [Game Details]

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Round 15

Ladder
Team G W L D F A %Sc Points
   Geelong 13 9 0 4 53 6 0.0 44
   Carlton 12 9 2 1 56 13 0.0 38
   South Melbourne 12 7 1 4 34 10 0.0 36
   Melbourne 12 8 2 2 47 20 0.0 36
   East Melbourne 13 5 4 4 22 24 0.0 28
   Essendon 12 3 5 4 11 22 0.0 20
   Hotham 11 3 6 2 16 23 0.0 16

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Round 16
Matches
Team Q1 HT Q3 FT T Notes
Carlton   2-6   2-6 2 Sat 30-Jul-1881 Venue: East Melbourne Cricket Ground
Geelong   2-7   5-17 5 Geelong won by 3 gl(s) [Game Details]
East Melbourne   0-   1-11 1 Sat 30-Jul-1881 Venue: Punt Road Oval
Hotham   3-   4-11 4 Hotham won by 3 gl(s) [Game Details]
Essendon   0-   0-3 0 Sat 30-Jul-1881 Venue: Flemington Hill Ground
Melbourne   1-   2-15 2 Melbourne won by 2 gl(s) [Game Details]
South Melbourne   -   2-15 2 Sat 30-Jul-1881 Venue: South Melbourne Cricket Ground
Sandridge   -   1-1 1 South Melbourne won by 1 gl(s) [Game Details]

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Round 16

Ladder
Team G W L D F A %Sc Points
   Geelong 14 10 0 4 58 8 0.0 48
   South Melbourne 13 8 1 4 36 11 0.0 40
   Melbourne 13 9 2 2 49 20 0.0 40
   Carlton 13 9 3 1 58 18 0.0 38
   East Melbourne 14 5 5 4 23 28 0.0 28
   Hotham 12 4 6 2 20 24 0.0 20
   Essendon 13 3 6 4 11 24 0.0 20

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Round 17
Matches
Team Q1 HT Q3 FT T Notes
Essendon   0-   0-13 0 Sat 06-Aug-1881 Venue: Flemington Hill Ground
Hotham   0-   0-6 0 DRAW [Game Details]
Maryborough   1-   3-6 3 Sat 06-Aug-1881 Venue: Prince’s Park (Maryborough)
Carlton   2-   4-15 4 Carlton won by 1 gl(s) [Game Details]
Northcote   1-   2-6 2 Sat 06-Aug-1881 Venue: Northcote Park
East Melbourne   1-   1-10 1 Northcote won by 1 gl(s) [Game Details]
South Melbourne   1-7   2-13 2 Sat 06-Aug-1881 Venue: South Melbourne Cricket Ground
Melbourne   0-3   1-9 1 South Melbourne won by 1 gl(s) [Game Details]

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Round 17

Ladder
Team G W L D F A %Sc Points
   Geelong 14 10 0 4 58 8 0.0 48
   South Melbourne 14 9 1 4 38 12 0.0 44
   Carlton 14 10 3 1 62 21 0.0 42
   Melbourne 14 9 3 2 50 22 0.0 40
   East Melbourne 15 5 6 4 24 30 0.0 28
   Hotham 13 4 6 3 20 24 0.0 22
   Essendon 14 3 6 5 11 24 0.0 22

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Round 18
Matches
Team Q1 HT Q3 FT T Notes
Carlton   1-4   6-7 6 Sat 13-Aug-1881 Venue: Princes Park
East Melbourne   1-8   1-8 1 Carlton won by 5 gl(s) [Game Details]
Essendon   0-1   1-1 1 Sat 13-Aug-1881 Venue: Flemington Hill Ground
South Melbourne   2-2   3-7 3 South Melbourne won by 2 gl(s) [Game Details]
Geelong   1-   9-25 9 Sat 13-Aug-1881 Venue: Corio Oval
South Yarra   1-   1-1 1 Geelong won by 8 gl(s) [Game Details]
Melbourne   2-8   2-15 2 Sat 13-Aug-1881 Venue: East Melbourne Cricket Ground
Hotham   1-2   1-13 1 Melbourne won by 1 gl(s) [Game Details]

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Round 18

Ladder
Team G W L D F A %Sc Points
   Geelong 15 11 0 4 67 9 0.0 52
   South Melbourne 15 10 1 4 41 13 0.0 48
   Carlton 15 11 3 1 68 22 0.0 46
   Melbourne 15 10 3 2 52 23 0.0 44
   East Melbourne 16 5 7 4 25 36 0.0 28
   Hotham 14 4 7 3 21 26 0.0 22
   Essendon 15 3 7 5 12 27 0.0 22

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Round 19
Matches
Team Q1 HT Q3 FT T Notes
Geelong   2-0   4-12 4 Sat 20-Aug-1881 Venue: Corio Oval
Melbourne   3-12   3-14 3 Geelong won by 1 gl(s) [Game Details]

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Round 19

Ladder
Team G W L D F A %Sc Points
   Geelong 16 12 0 4 71 12 0.0 56
   South Melbourne 15 10 1 4 41 13 0.0 48
   Carlton 15 11 3 1 68 22 0.0 46
   Melbourne 16 10 4 2 55 27 0.0 44
   East Melbourne 16 5 7 4 25 36 0.0 28
   Hotham 14 4 7 3 21 26 0.0 22
   Essendon 15 3 7 5 12 27 0.0 22

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Round 20
Matches
Team Q1 HT Q3 FT T Notes
Melbourne   2-3   3-6 3 Sat 27-Aug-1881 Venue: Melbourne Ground
Carlton   0-8   3-19 3 DRAW [Game Details]
South Melbourne   1-5   3-9 3 Sat 27-Aug-1881 Venue: South Melbourne Cricket Ground
Hotham   1-1   1-4 1 South Melbourne won by 2 gl(s) [Game Details]
South Yarra   0-   0-9 0 Sat 27-Aug-1881 Venue: St Kilda Park
East Melbourne   1-   1-3 1 East Melbourne won by 1 gl(s) [Game Details]

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Round 20

Ladder
Team G W L D F A %Sc Points
   Geelong 16 12 0 4 71 12 0.0 56
   South Melbourne 16 11 1 4 44 14 0.0 52
   Carlton 16 11 3 2 71 25 0.0 48
   Melbourne 17 10 4 3 58 30 0.0 46
   East Melbourne 17 6 7 4 26 36 0.0 32
   Hotham 15 4 8 3 22 29 0.0 22
   Essendon 15 3 7 5 12 27 0.0 22

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Round 21
Matches
Team Q1 HT Q3 FT T Notes
Carlton   1-   3-10 3 Sat 03-Sep-1881 Venue: Princes Park
Hotham   1-   1-9 1 Carlton won by 2 gl(s) [Game Details]
Essendon   -   7- 7 Sat 03-Sep-1881 Venue: Flemington Hill Ground
Elwood   0-   0- 0 Essendon won by 7 gl(s) [Game Details]
Melbourne   0-3   2- 2 Sat 03-Sep-1881 Venue: Melbourne Ground
East Melbourne   0-2   0- 0 Melbourne won by 2 gl(s) [Game Details]
South Melbourne   2-6   4-10 4 Sat 03-Sep-1881 Venue: South Melbourne Cricket Ground
Geelong   0-1   1-6 1 South Melbourne won by 3 gl(s) [Game Details]

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Round 21

Ladder
Team G W L D F A %Sc Points
   South Melbourne 17 12 1 4 48 15 0.0 56
   Geelong 17 12 1 4 72 16 0.0 56
   Carlton 17 12 3 2 74 26 0.0 52
   Melbourne 18 11 4 3 60 30 0.0 50
   East Melbourne 18 6 8 4 26 38 0.0 32
   Essendon 16 4 7 5 19 27 0.0 26
   Hotham 16 4 9 3 23 32 0.0 22

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Round 22
Matches
Team Q1 HT Q3 FT T Notes
Carlton   2-   3-8 3 Sat 10-Sep-1881 Venue: Princes Park
Northcote   0-1   0-1 0 Carlton won by 3 gl(s) [Game Details]
Northcote 23 Players
Geelong   7-6   10-34 10 Sat 10-Sep-1881 Venue: Corio Oval
Essendon   0-2   1-3 1 Geelong won by 9 gl(s) [Game Details]
Melbourne   1-9   3-17 3 Sat 10-Sep-1881 Venue: Melbourne Ground
Hotham   0-1   3-2 3 DRAW [Game Details]
South Melbourne   3-2   6-12 6 Sat 10-Sep-1881 Venue: South Melbourne Cricket Ground
East Melbourne   0-4   0-4 0 South Melbourne won by 6 gl(s) [Game Details]

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Round 22

Ladder
Team G W L D F A %Sc Points
   South Melbourne 18 13 1 4 54 15 0.0 60
   Geelong 18 13 1 4 82 17 0.0 60
   Carlton 18 13 3 2 77 26 0.0 56
   Melbourne 19 11 4 4 63 33 0.0 52
   East Melbourne 19 6 9 4 26 44 0.0 32
   Essendon 17 4 8 5 20 37 0.0 26
   Hotham 17 4 9 4 26 35 0.0 24

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Round 23
Matches
Team Q1 HT Q3 FT T Notes
Carlton   -   - Sat 17-Sep-1881 Venue: Princes Park
West Melbourne   -   - [Game Details]
West Melb returned to junior ranks
Geelong   4-9   8-25 8 Sat 17-Sep-1881 Venue: Corio Oval
East Melbourne   0-0   0-0 0 Geelong won by 8 gl(s) [Game Details]
Melbourne   3-6   4-12 4 Sat 17-Sep-1881 Venue: Melbourne Ground
Essendon   1-1   5-6 5 Essendon won by 1 gl(s) [Game Details]
South Melbourne   3-12   4-12 4 Sat 17-Sep-1881 Venue: South Melbourne Cricket Ground
Hotham   0-0   1-3 1 South Melbourne won by 3 gl(s) [Game Details]

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Round 23

Ladder
Team G W L D F A %Sc Points
   South Melbourne 19 14 1 4 58 16 0.0 64
   Geelong 19 14 1 4 90 17 0.0 64
   Carlton 18 13 3 2 77 26 0.0 56
   Melbourne 20 11 5 4 67 38 0.0 52
   East Melbourne 20 6 10 4 26 52 0.0 32
   Essendon 18 5 8 5 25 41 0.0 30
   Hotham 18 4 10 4 27 39 0.0 24

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Round 24
Matches
Team Q1 HT Q3 FT T Notes
Essendon   -   1-6 1 Sat 24-Sep-1881 Venue: Essendon Ground
East Melbourne   -   1-5 1 DRAW [Game Details]
Geelong   4-22   4-29 4 Sat 24-Sep-1881 Venue: Corio Oval
Carlton   0-0   3-2 3 Geelong won by 1 gl(s) [Game Details]
Hotham   -   - Sat 24-Sep-1881 Venue: Royal Park (Brunswick End)
West Melbourne   -   - [Game Details]
West Melb returned to junior ranks
Melbourne   0-2   0-5 0 Sat 24-Sep-1881 Venue: Melbourne Ground
South Melbourne   2-4   5-15 5 South Melbourne won by 5 gl(s) [Game Details]

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Round 24

Ladder
Team G W L D F A %Sc Points
   South Melbourne 20 15 1 4 63 16 0.0 68
   Geelong 20 15 1 4 94 20 0.0 68
   Carlton 19 13 4 2 80 30 0.0 56
   Melbourne 21 11 6 4 67 43 0.0 52
   East Melbourne 21 6 10 5 27 53 0.0 34
   Essendon 19 5 8 6 26 42 0.0 32
   Hotham 18 4 10 4 27 39 0.0 24

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Round 25
Matches
Team Q1 HT Q3 FT T Notes
Carlton   1-4   1-9 1 Sat 01-Oct-1881 Venue: Princes Park
Melbourne   0-1   1-3 1 DRAW [Game Details]
East Melbourne   -   2- 2 Sat 01-Oct-1881 Venue: Punt Road Oval
Powlett   -   2- 2 DRAW [Game Details]

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Round 25

Ladder
Team G W L D F A %Sc Points
   South Melbourne 20 15 1 4 63 16 0.0 68
   Geelong 20 15 1 4 94 20 0.0 68
   Carlton 20 13 4 3 81 31 0.0 58
   Melbourne 22 11 6 5 68 44 0.0 54
   East Melbourne 22 6 10 6 29 55 0.0 36
   Essendon 19 5 8 6 26 42 0.0 32
   Hotham 18 4 10 4 27 39 0.0 24

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