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

Regular

Round 1
Matches
Team Q1 HT Q3 FT T Notes
Essendon   0-2   4-15 4 Sat 02-May-1885 Venue: East Melbourne Cricket Ground
Hotham   4-7   4-9 4 DRAW [Game Details]
Fitzroy   1-2   5-10 5 Sat 02-May-1885 Venue: Fitzroy Cricket Ground
University   1-3   2-3 2 Fitzroy won by 3 gl(s) [Game Details]
Geelong   1-8   4-15 4 Sat 02-May-1885 Venue: Corio Oval
Ballarat imperial   0-2   2-5 2 Geelong won by 2 gl(s) [Game Details]
Melbourne   0-1   1-7 1 Sat 02-May-1885 Venue: Melbourne Cricket Ground
Carlton   3-10   6-13 6 Carlton won by 5 gl(s) [Game Details]
Williamstown   0-13   1-17 1 Sat 02-May-1885 Venue: Garden's Reserve
Richmond   0-0   0-5 0 Williamstown won by 1 gl(s) [Game Details]

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Round 1

Ladder
Team G W L D F A %Sc Points
   Williamstown 1 1 0 0 1 0 0.0 4
   Geelong 1 1 0 0 4 2 0.0 4
   Fitzroy 1 1 0 0 5 2 0.0 4
   Carlton 1 1 0 0 6 1 0.0 4
   Hotham 1 0 0 1 4 4 0.0 2
   Essendon 1 0 0 1 4 4 0.0 2
   Ballarat imperial 1 0 1 0 2 4 0.0 0
   University 1 0 1 0 2 5 0.0 0
   Richmond 1 0 1 0 0 1 0.0 0
   Melbourne 1 0 1 0 1 6 0.0 0

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Round 2
Matches
Team Q1 HT Q3 FT T Notes
Ballarat   1-2   2-3 2 Sat 09-May-1885 Venue: Royal Saxon Paddock
South ballarat   0-8   6-14 6 South ballarat won by 4 gl(s) [Game Details]
Essendon   2-6   9-20 9 Sat 09-May-1885 Venue: East Melbourne Cricket Ground
Williamstown   0-3   0-8 0 Essendon won by 9 gl(s) [Game Details]
Melbourne   0-2   0-10 0 Sat 09-May-1885 Venue: Melbourne Cricket Ground
Fitzroy   1-10   1-17 1 Fitzroy won by 1 gl(s) [Game Details]
Richmond   1-6   3-12 3 Sat 09-May-1885 Venue: Punt Road Oval
University   1-7   1-11 1 Richmond won by 2 gl(s) [Game Details]
South Melbourne   0-5   4-12 4 Sat 09-May-1885 Venue: South Melbourne Cricket Ground
Carlton   1-2   2-7 2 South Melbourne won by 2 gl(s) [Game Details]

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Round 2

Ladder
Team G W L D F A %Sc Points
   Fitzroy 2 2 0 0 6 2 0.0 8
   Essendon 2 1 0 1 13 4 0.0 6
   South ballarat 1 1 0 0 6 2 0.0 4
 Williamstown 2 1 1 0 1 9 0.0 4
   South Melbourne 1 1 0 0 4 2 0.0 4
   Richmond 2 1 1 0 3 2 0.0 4
   Geelong 1 1 0 0 4 2 0.0 4
   Carlton 2 1 1 0 8 5 0.0 4
   Hotham 1 0 0 1 4 4 0.0 2
   Ballarat imperial 1 0 1 0 2 4 0.0 0
   Ballarat 1 0 1 0 2 6 0.0 0
   University 2 0 2 0 3 8 0.0 0
   Melbourne 2 0 2 0 1 7 0.0 0

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Round 3
Matches
Team Q1 HT Q3 FT T Notes
Carlton   1-2   2-3 2 Sat 16-May-1885 Venue: Melbourne Cricket Ground
Fitzroy   2-7   8-12 8 Fitzroy won by 6 gl(s) [Game Details]
Essendon   3-10   10-16 10 Sat 16-May-1885 Venue: East Melbourne Cricket Ground
Melbourne   1-7   1-11 1 Essendon won by 9 gl(s) [Game Details]
Geelong   4-14   8-26 8 Sat 16-May-1885 Venue: Corio Oval
Richmond   1-5   1-8 1 Geelong won by 7 gl(s) [Game Details]
South ballarat   2-9   2-16 2 Sat 16-May-1885 Venue: Royal Saxon Paddock
Ballarat imperial   0-3   0-8 0 South ballarat won by 2 gl(s) [Game Details]
Williamstown   3-1   4-8 4 Sat 16-May-1885 Venue: Garden's Reserve
University   0-3   1-4 1 Williamstown won by 3 gl(s) [Game Details]

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Round 3

Ladder
Team G W L D F A %Sc Points
   Fitzroy 3 3 0 0 14 4 0.0 12
   Essendon 3 2 0 1 23 5 0.0 10
   South ballarat 2 2 0 0 8 2 0.0 8
   Williamstown 3 2 1 0 5 10 0.0 8
   Geelong 2 2 0 0 12 3 0.0 8
   South Melbourne 1 1 0 0 4 2 0.0 4
   Richmond 3 1 2 0 4 10 0.0 4
   Carlton 3 1 2 0 10 13 0.0 4
   Hotham 1 0 0 1 4 4 0.0 2
   Ballarat imperial 2 0 2 0 2 6 0.0 0
   Ballarat 1 0 1 0 2 6 0.0 0
   University 3 0 3 0 4 12 0.0 0
   Melbourne 3 0 3 0 2 17 0.0 0

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Round 4
Matches
Team Q1 HT Q3 FT T Notes
Ballarat imperial   2-4   6-11 6 Sat 23-May-1885 Venue: Royal Saxon Paddock
Melbourne   2-8   2-8 2 Ballarat imperial won by 4 gl(s) [Game Details]
Geelong   2-3   2-10 2 Sat 23-May-1885 Venue: Corio Oval
Fitzroy   0-5   2-11 2 DRAW [Game Details]

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Round 4

Ladder
Team G W L D F A %Sc Points
   Fitzroy 4 3 0 1 16 6 0.0 14
   Geelong 3 2 0 1 14 5 0.0 10
   Essendon 3 2 0 1 23 5 0.0 10
   South ballarat 2 2 0 0 8 2 0.0 8
 Williamstown 3 2 1 0 5 10 0.0 8
   Ballarat imperial 3 1 2 0 8 8 0.0 4
   South Melbourne 1 1 0 0 4 2 0.0 4
   Richmond 3 1 2 0 4 10 0.0 4
   Carlton 3 1 2 0 10 13 0.0 4
   Hotham 1 0 0 1 4 4 0.0 2
   Ballarat 1 0 1 0 2 6 0.0 0
   University 3 0 3 0 4 12 0.0 0
   Melbourne 4 0 4 0 4 23 0.0 0

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Round 5
Matches
Team Q1 HT Q3 FT T Notes
Hotham   3-11   5-16 5 Mon 25-May-1885 Venue: East Melbourne Cricket Ground
Geelong   2-3   4-11 4 Hotham won by 1 gl(s) [Game Details]
South ballarat   2-8   3-18 3 Mon 25-May-1885 Venue: Western Oval (Ballarat)
Fitzroy   3-2   3-5 3 DRAW [Game Details]
South Melbourne   4-10   9-17 9 Mon 25-May-1885 Venue: South Melbourne Cricket Ground
Ballarat imperial   1-3   1-6 1 South Melbourne won by 8 gl(s) [Game Details]

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Round 5

Ladder
Team G W L D F A %Sc Points
   Fitzroy 5 3 0 2 19 9 0.0 16
   South ballarat 3 2 0 1 11 5 0.0 10
   Geelong 4 2 1 1 18 10 0.0 10
   Essendon 3 2 0 1 23 5 0.0 10
   Williamstown 3 2 1 0 5 10 0.0 8
   South Melbourne 2 2 0 0 13 3 0.0 8
   Hotham 2 1 0 1 9 8 0.0 6
   Ballarat imperial 4 1 3 0 9 17 0.0 4
   Richmond 3 1 2 0 4 10 0.0 4
   Carlton 3 1 2 0 10 13 0.0 4
   Ballarat 1 0 1 0 2 6 0.0 0
   University 3 0 3 0 4 12 0.0 0
   Melbourne 4 0 4 0 4 23 0.0 0

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Round 6
Matches
Team Q1 HT Q3 FT T Notes
Ballarat   0-3   0-4 0 Sat 30-May-1885 Venue: Royal Saxon Paddock
Ballarat imperial   0-9   3-15 3 Ballarat imperial won by 3 gl(s) [Game Details]
Essendon   4-12   6-17 6 Sat 30-May-1885 Venue: East Melbourne Cricket Ground
Fitzroy   0-0   2-6 2 Essendon won by 4 gl(s) [Game Details]
Hotham   0-2   3-13 3 Sat 30-May-1885 Venue: Hotham Recreation Reserve
Carlton   3-6   3-6 3 DRAW [Game Details]
Richmond   3-10   3-13 3 Sat 30-May-1885 Venue: Punt Road Oval
Melbourne   0-5   1-5 1 Richmond won by 2 gl(s) [Game Details]
South Melbourne   0-11   2-16 2 Sat 30-May-1885 Venue: South Melbourne Cricket Ground
University   0-8   0-10 0 South Melbourne won by 2 gl(s) [Game Details]

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Round 6

Ladder
Team G W L D F A %Sc Points
   Fitzroy 6 3 1 2 21 15 0.0 16
   Essendon 4 3 0 1 29 7 0.0 14
   South Melbourne 3 3 0 0 15 3 0.0 12
   South ballarat 3 2 0 1 11 5 0.0 10
   Geelong 4 2 1 1 18 10 0.0 10
   Hotham 3 1 0 2 12 11 0.0 8
   Ballarat imperial 5 2 3 0 12 17 0.0 8
 Williamstown 3 2 1 0 5 10 0.0 8
   Richmond 4 2 2 0 7 11 0.0 8
   Carlton 4 1 2 1 13 16 0.0 6
   Ballarat 2 0 2 0 2 9 0.0 0
   University 4 0 4 0 4 14 0.0 0
   Melbourne 5 0 5 0 5 26 0.0 0

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Round 7
Matches
Team Q1 HT Q3 FT T Notes
Essendon   -   - Sat 06-Jun-1885 Venue: East Melbourne Cricket Ground
South Melbourne   -   - [Game Details]
postponed
Fitzroy   1-3   1-14 1 Sat 06-Jun-1885 Venue: Fitzroy Cricket Ground
Richmond   2-2   2-2 2 Richmond won by 1 gl(s) [Game Details]
Geelong   2-11   3-15 3 Sat 06-Jun-1885 Venue: Corio Oval
University   0-1   0-4 0 Geelong won by 3 gl(s) [Game Details]
Melbourne   0-2   3-8 3 Sat 06-Jun-1885 Venue: Melbourne Cricket Ground
Hotham   0-1   0-5 0 Melbourne won by 3 gl(s) [Game Details]
Williamstown   3-2   7-5 7 Sat 06-Jun-1885 Venue: Garden's Reserve
Carlton   2-4   3-4 3 Williamstown won by 4 gl(s) [Game Details]

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Round 7

Ladder
Team G W L D F A %Sc Points
   Fitzroy 7 3 2 2 22 17 0.0 16
   Essendon 5 3 0 2 29 7 0.0 16
   South Melbourne 4 3 0 1 15 3 0.0 14
   Geelong 5 3 1 1 21 10 0.0 14
 Williamstown 4 3 1 0 12 13 0.0 12
   Richmond 5 3 2 0 9 12 0.0 12
   South ballarat 3 2 0 1 11 5 0.0 10
   Hotham 4 1 1 2 12 14 0.0 8
   Ballarat imperial 5 2 3 0 12 17 0.0 8
   Carlton 5 1 3 1 16 23 0.0 6
   Melbourne 6 1 5 0 8 26 0.0 4
   Ballarat 2 0 2 0 2 9 0.0 0
   University 5 0 5 0 4 17 0.0 0

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Round 8
Matches
Team Q1 HT Q3 FT T Notes
Ballarat imperial   2-2   2-4 2 Sat 13-Jun-1885 Venue: Royal Saxon Paddock
South ballarat   1-1   3-5 3 South ballarat won by 1 gl(s) [Game Details]
Carlton   2-4   4-15 4 Sat 13-Jun-1885 Venue: Melbourne Cricket Ground
Ballarat   1-3   1-3 1 Carlton won by 3 gl(s) [Game Details]
Essendon   1-1   2-3 2 Sat 13-Jun-1885 Venue: East Melbourne Cricket Ground
Geelong   2-5   2-6 2 DRAW [Game Details]
Fitzroy   3-1   4-3 4 Sat 13-Jun-1885 Venue: Fitzroy Cricket Ground
Williamstown   0-1   1-10 1 Fitzroy won by 3 gl(s) [Game Details]
Hotham   -   - Sat 13-Jun-1885 Venue: Hotham Recreation Reserve
Richmond   -   - [Game Details]
postponed
University   1-   1-6 1 Sat 13-Jun-1885 Venue: University Cricket Ground
Melbourne   1-   2-8 2 Melbourne won by 1 gl(s) [Game Details]

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Round 8

Ladder
Team G W L D F A %Sc Points
   Fitzroy 8 4 2 2 26 18 0.0 20
   Essendon 6 3 0 3 31 9 0.0 18
   Geelong 6 3 1 2 23 12 0.0 16
   South ballarat 4 3 0 1 14 7 0.0 14
   South Melbourne 4 3 0 1 15 3 0.0 14
   Richmond 6 3 2 1 9 12 0.0 14
 Williamstown 5 3 2 0 13 17 0.0 12
   Hotham 5 1 1 3 12 14 0.0 10
   Carlton 6 2 3 1 20 24 0.0 10
   Ballarat imperial 6 2 4 0 14 20 0.0 8
   Melbourne 7 2 5 0 10 27 0.0 8
   Ballarat 3 0 3 0 3 13 0.0 0
   University 6 0 6 0 5 19 0.0 0

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Round 9
Matches
Team Q1 HT Q3 FT T Notes
Ballarat   0-1   1-14 1 Sat 20-Jun-1885 Venue: Royal Saxon Paddock
Ballarat imperial   3-3   3-5 3 Ballarat imperial won by 2 gl(s) [Game Details]
Essendon   3-3   5-8 5 Sat 20-Jun-1885 Venue: East Melbourne Cricket Ground
South ballarat   0-2   2-7 2 Essendon won by 3 gl(s) [Game Details]
Hotham   2-5   3-7 3 Sat 20-Jun-1885 Venue: Hotham Recreation Reserve
Fitzroy   0-0   1-2 1 Hotham won by 2 gl(s) [Game Details]
Melbourne   1-3   1-4 1 Sat 20-Jun-1885 Venue: Melbourne Cricket Ground
Geelong   2-3   3-6 3 Geelong won by 2 gl(s) [Game Details]
Richmond   2-5   2-16 2 Sat 20-Jun-1885 Venue: Punt Road Oval
Carlton   2-10   5-14 5 Carlton won by 3 gl(s) [Game Details]
University   1-8   2-9 2 Sat 20-Jun-1885 Venue: University Cricket Ground
Williamstown   1-3   2-9 2 DRAW [Game Details]

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Round 9

Ladder
Team G W L D F A %Sc Points
   Essendon 7 4 0 3 36 11 0.0 22
   Geelong 7 4 1 2 26 13 0.0 20
   Fitzroy 9 4 3 2 27 21 0.0 20
   South ballarat 5 3 1 1 16 12 0.0 14
   Hotham 6 2 1 3 15 15 0.0 14
 Williamstown 6 3 2 1 15 19 0.0 14
   South Melbourne 4 3 0 1 15 3 0.0 14
   Richmond 7 3 3 1 11 17 0.0 14
   Carlton 7 3 3 1 25 26 0.0 14
   Ballarat imperial 7 3 4 0 17 21 0.0 12
   Melbourne 8 2 6 0 11 30 0.0 8
   University 7 0 6 1 7 21 0.0 2
   Ballarat 4 0 4 0 4 16 0.0 0

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Round 10
Matches
Team Q1 HT Q3 FT T Notes
Ballarat   0-4   0-8 0 Sat 27-Jun-1885 Venue: Royal Saxon Paddock
South ballarat   1-8   3-11 3 South ballarat won by 3 gl(s) [Game Details]
Essendon   1-7   2-16 2 Sat 27-Jun-1885 Venue: East Melbourne Cricket Ground
University   0-1   0-4 0 Essendon won by 2 gl(s) [Game Details]
Fitzroy   1-6   1-16 1 Sat 27-Jun-1885 Venue: Fitzroy Cricket Ground
Ballarat imperial   0-5   0-9 0 Fitzroy won by 1 gl(s) [Game Details]
Hotham   -   - Sat 27-Jun-1885 Venue: Hotham Recreation Reserve
Williamstown   -   - [Game Details]
postponed
Melbourne   1-5   1-8 1 Sat 27-Jun-1885 Venue: Melbourne Cricket Ground
Carlton   1-11   2-14 2 Carlton won by 1 gl(s) [Game Details]
South Melbourne   5-12   9-19 9 Sat 27-Jun-1885 Venue: South Melbourne Cricket Ground
Richmond   0-1   0-4 0 South Melbourne won by 9 gl(s) [Game Details]

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Round 10

Ladder
Team G W L D F A %Sc Points
   Essendon 8 5 0 3 38 11 0.0 26
   Fitzroy 10 5 3 2 28 21 0.0 24
   Geelong 7 4 1 2 26 13 0.0 20
   South ballarat 6 4 1 1 19 12 0.0 18
   South Melbourne 5 4 0 1 24 3 0.0 18
   Carlton 8 4 3 1 27 27 0.0 18
   Hotham 7 2 1 4 15 15 0.0 16
 Williamstown 7 3 2 2 15 19 0.0 16
   Richmond 8 3 4 1 11 26 0.0 14
   Ballarat imperial 8 3 5 0 17 22 0.0 12
   Melbourne 9 2 7 0 12 32 0.0 8
   University 8 0 7 1 7 23 0.0 2
   Ballarat 5 0 5 0 4 19 0.0 0

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Round 11
Matches
Team Q1 HT Q3 FT T Notes
Essendon   4-6   8-16 8 Sat 04-Jul-1885 Venue: East Melbourne Cricket Ground
Richmond   0-5   2-6 2 Essendon won by 6 gl(s) [Game Details]
Fitzroy   1-3   1-7 1 Sat 04-Jul-1885 Venue: Fitzroy Cricket Ground
Carlton   0-2   2-8 2 Carlton won by 1 gl(s) [Game Details]
Geelong   2-5   2-10 2 Sat 04-Jul-1885 Venue: Corio Oval
South Melbourne   0-8   2-9 2 DRAW [Game Details]
Hotham   9-4   12-13 12 Sat 04-Jul-1885 Venue: Hotham Recreation Reserve
University   1-4   1-8 1 Hotham won by 11 gl(s) [Game Details]
Melbourne   1-6   1-8 1 Sat 04-Jul-1885 Venue: Melbourne Cricket Ground
Williamstown   1-0   2-1 2 Williamstown won by 1 gl(s) [Game Details]

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Round 11

Ladder
Team G W L D F A %Sc Points
   Essendon 9 6 0 3 46 13 0.0 30
   Fitzroy 11 5 4 2 29 23 0.0 24
   Geelong 8 4 1 3 28 15 0.0 22
   Carlton 9 5 3 1 29 28 0.0 22
   Hotham 8 3 1 4 27 16 0.0 20
 Williamstown 8 4 2 2 17 20 0.0 20
   South Melbourne 6 4 0 2 26 5 0.0 20
   South ballarat 6 4 1 1 19 12 0.0 18
   Richmond 9 3 5 1 13 34 0.0 14
   Ballarat imperial 8 3 5 0 17 22 0.0 12
   Melbourne 10 2 8 0 13 34 0.0 8
   University 9 0 8 1 8 35 0.0 2
   Ballarat 5 0 5 0 4 19 0.0 0

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Round 12
Matches
Team Q1 HT Q3 FT T Notes
Carlton   1-5   2-12 2 Sat 11-Jul-1885 Venue: Melbourne Cricket Ground
Essendon   1-4   2-14 2 DRAW [Game Details]
Geelong   1-2   5-17 5 Sat 11-Jul-1885 Venue: Corio Oval
Hotham   2-5   2-6 2 Geelong won by 3 gl(s) [Game Details]
Richmond   1-1   1-1 1 Sat 11-Jul-1885 Venue: Punt Road Oval
Williamstown   3-3   3-10 3 Williamstown won by 2 gl(s) [Game Details]
South Melbourne   5-11   12-19 12 Sat 11-Jul-1885 Venue: South Melbourne Cricket Ground
Melbourne   0-1   0-1 0 South Melbourne won by 12 gl(s) [Game Details]
University   1-10   1-16 1 Sat 11-Jul-1885 Venue: East Melbourne Cricket Ground
Fitzroy   2-3   2-10 2 Fitzroy won by 1 gl(s) [Game Details]

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Round 12

Ladder
Team G W L D F A %Sc Points
   Essendon 10 6 0 4 48 15 0.0 32
   Fitzroy 12 6 4 2 31 24 0.0 28
   Geelong 9 5 1 3 33 17 0.0 26
 Williamstown 9 5 2 2 20 21 0.0 24
   South Melbourne 7 5 0 2 38 5 0.0 24
   Carlton 10 5 3 2 31 30 0.0 24
   Hotham 9 3 2 4 29 21 0.0 20
   South ballarat 6 4 1 1 19 12 0.0 18
   Richmond 10 3 6 1 14 37 0.0 14
   Ballarat imperial 8 3 5 0 17 22 0.0 12
   Melbourne 11 2 9 0 13 46 0.0 8
   University 10 0 9 1 9 37 0.0 2
   Ballarat 5 0 5 0 4 19 0.0 0

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Round 13
Matches
Team Q1 HT Q3 FT T Notes
Carlton   4-2   7-5 7 Sat 18-Jul-1885 Venue: East Melbourne Cricket Ground
Geelong   1-7   2-14 2 Carlton won by 5 gl(s) [Game Details]
Melbourne   1-4   3-6 3 Sat 18-Jul-1885 Venue: Melbourne Cricket Ground
Essendon   1-4   2-9 2 Melbourne won by 1 gl(s) [Game Details]
South ballarat   1-3   2-7 2 Sat 18-Jul-1885 Venue: Royal Saxon Paddock
Ballarat imperial   0-3   1-5 1 South ballarat won by 1 gl(s) [Game Details]
South Melbourne   2-6   9-14 9 Sat 18-Jul-1885 Venue: South Melbourne Cricket Ground
Fitzroy   0-5   0-8 0 South Melbourne won by 9 gl(s) [Game Details]
University   1-3   1-5 1 Sat 18-Jul-1885 Venue: University Cricket Ground
Richmond   0-3   0-9 0 University won by 1 gl(s) [Game Details]
Williamstown   2-8   5-14 5 Sat 18-Jul-1885 Venue: Garden's Reserve
Ballarat   1-1   2-3 2 Williamstown won by 3 gl(s) [Game Details]

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Round 13

Ladder
Team G W L D F A %Sc Points
   Essendon 11 6 1 4 50 18 0.0 32
 Williamstown 10 6 2 2 25 23 0.0 28
   South Melbourne 8 6 0 2 47 5 0.0 28
   Fitzroy 13 6 5 2 31 33 0.0 28
   Carlton 11 6 3 2 38 32 0.0 28
   Geelong 10 5 2 3 35 24 0.0 26
   South ballarat 7 5 1 1 21 13 0.0 22
   Hotham 9 3 2 4 29 21 0.0 20
   Richmond 11 3 7 1 14 38 0.0 14
   Ballarat imperial 9 3 6 0 18 24 0.0 12
   Melbourne 12 3 9 0 16 48 0.0 12
   University 11 1 9 1 10 37 0.0 6
   Ballarat 6 0 6 0 6 24 0.0 0

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Round 14
Matches
Team Q1 HT Q3 FT T Notes
Essendon   6-17   7-26 7 Sat 25-Jul-1885 Venue: East Melbourne Cricket Ground
Richmond   1-2   3-8 3 Essendon won by 4 gl(s) [Game Details]
Fitzroy   1-7   1-9 1 Sat 25-Jul-1885 Venue: Fitzroy Cricket Ground
Melbourne   0-2   1-7 1 DRAW [Game Details]
Geelong   1-0   6-7 6 Sat 25-Jul-1885 Venue: Corio Oval
Williamstown   2-11   3-13 3 Geelong won by 3 gl(s) [Game Details]
South Melbourne   6-6   8-14 8 Sat 25-Jul-1885 Venue: South Melbourne Cricket Ground
Hotham   0-6   0-7 0 South Melbourne won by 8 gl(s) [Game Details]
University   3-3   4-6 4 Sat 25-Jul-1885 Venue: University Cricket Ground
Carlton   4-4   5-9 5 Carlton won by 1 gl(s) [Game Details]

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Round 14

Ladder
Team G W L D F A %Sc Points
   Essendon 12 7 1 4 57 21 0.0 36
   South Melbourne 9 7 0 2 55 5 0.0 32
   Carlton 12 7 3 2 43 36 0.0 32
   Geelong 11 6 2 3 41 27 0.0 30
   Fitzroy 14 6 5 3 32 34 0.0 30
 Williamstown 11 6 3 2 28 29 0.0 28
   South ballarat 7 5 1 1 21 13 0.0 22
   Hotham 10 3 3 4 29 29 0.0 20
   Richmond 12 3 8 1 17 45 0.0 14
   Melbourne 13 3 9 1 17 49 0.0 14
   Ballarat imperial 9 3 6 0 18 24 0.0 12
   University 12 1 10 1 14 42 0.0 6
   Ballarat 6 0 6 0 6 24 0.0 0

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Round 15
Matches
Team Q1 HT Q3 FT T Notes
Carlton   2-1   3-7 3 Sat 01-Aug-1885 Venue: Princes Park
Richmond   0-4   1-9 1 Carlton won by 2 gl(s) [Game Details]
Essendon   3-8   4-15 4 Sat 01-Aug-1885 Venue: East Melbourne Cricket Ground
Fitzroy   2-5   3-10 3 Essendon won by 1 gl(s) [Game Details]
Hotham   2-5   3-7 3 Sat 01-Aug-1885 Venue: Hotham Recreation Reserve
Melbourne   0-3   0-4 0 Hotham won by 3 gl(s) [Game Details]
South ballarat   2-   3-18 3 Sat 01-Aug-1885 Venue: Royal Saxon Paddock
Ballarat   0-   1-5 1 South ballarat won by 2 gl(s) [Game Details]
South Melbourne   0-5   6-10 6 Sat 01-Aug-1885 Venue: South Melbourne Cricket Ground
Williamstown   0-4   1-6 1 South Melbourne won by 5 gl(s) [Game Details]
University   2-2   3-6 3 Sat 01-Aug-1885 Venue: University Cricket Ground
Geelong   2-5   5-10 5 Geelong won by 2 gl(s) [Game Details]

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Round 15

Ladder
Team G W L D F A %Sc Points
   Essendon 13 8 1 4 61 24 0.0 40
   South Melbourne 10 8 0 2 61 6 0.0 36
   Carlton 13 8 3 2 46 37 0.0 36
   Geelong 12 7 2 3 46 30 0.0 34
   Fitzroy 15 6 6 3 35 38 0.0 30
   Williamstown 12 6 4 2 29 35 0.0 28
   South ballarat 8 6 1 1 24 14 0.0 26
   Hotham 11 4 3 4 32 29 0.0 24
   Richmond 13 3 9 1 18 48 0.0 14
   Melbourne 14 3 10 1 17 52 0.0 14
   Ballarat imperial 9 3 6 0 18 24 0.0 12
   University 13 1 11 1 17 47 0.0 6
   Ballarat 7 0 7 0 7 27 0.0 0

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Round 16
Matches
Team Q1 HT Q3 FT T Notes
Essendon   2-7   6-13 6 Sat 08-Aug-1885 Venue: East Melbourne Cricket Ground
Carlton   2-7   3-9 3 Essendon won by 3 gl(s) [Game Details]
Geelong   3-6   6-11 6 Sat 08-Aug-1885 Venue: Corio Oval
South ballarat   1-4   2-11 2 Geelong won by 4 gl(s) [Game Details]
Hotham   -   - Sat 08-Aug-1885 Venue: Hotham Recreation Reserve
Ballarat imperial   -   - [Game Details]
postponed
Richmond   1-6   5-12 5 Sat 08-Aug-1885 Venue: Punt Road Oval
Melbourne   2-6   2-10 2 Richmond won by 3 gl(s) [Game Details]
University   1-3   2-4 2 Sat 08-Aug-1885 Venue: University Cricket Ground
South Melbourne   8-10   12-15 12 South Melbourne won by 10 gl(s) [Game Details]
Williamstown   0-5   2-19 2 Sat 08-Aug-1885 Venue: Garden's Reserve
Fitzroy   2-4   3-6 3 Fitzroy won by 1 gl(s) [Game Details]

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Round 16

Ladder
Team G W L D F A %Sc Points
   Essendon 14 9 1 4 67 27 0.0 44
   South Melbourne 11 9 0 2 73 8 0.0 40
   Geelong 13 8 2 3 52 32 0.0 38
   Carlton 14 8 4 2 49 43 0.0 36
   Fitzroy 16 7 6 3 38 40 0.0 34
   Williamstown 13 6 5 2 31 38 0.0 28
   South ballarat 9 6 2 1 26 20 0.0 26
   Hotham 12 4 3 5 32 29 0.0 26
   Richmond 14 4 9 1 23 50 0.0 18
   Ballarat imperial 10 3 6 1 18 24 0.0 14
   Melbourne 15 3 11 1 19 57 0.0 14
   University 14 1 12 1 19 59 0.0 6
   Ballarat 7 0 7 0 7 27 0.0 0

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Round 17
Matches
Team Q1 HT Q3 FT T Notes
Carlton   1-3   2-9 2 Sat 15-Aug-1885 Venue: Princes Park
Williamstown   0-5   0-10 0 Carlton won by 2 gl(s) [Game Details]
Fitzroy   1-14   2-18 2 Sat 15-Aug-1885 Venue: Fitzroy Cricket Ground
Hotham   0-1   4-4 4 Hotham won by 2 gl(s) [Game Details]
Richmond   0-7   1-15 1 Sat 15-Aug-1885 Venue: Punt Road Oval
Geelong   4-4   4-13 4 Geelong won by 3 gl(s) [Game Details]
South ballarat   2-   6-20 6 Sat 15-Aug-1885 Venue: Royal Saxon Paddock
Ballarat   0-   1-3 1 South ballarat won by 5 gl(s) [Game Details]
South Melbourne   2-8   3-17 3 Sat 15-Aug-1885 Venue: South Melbourne Cricket Ground
Essendon   1-2   3-10 3 DRAW [Game Details]
University   1-7   1-10 1 Sat 15-Aug-1885 Venue: University Cricket Ground
Melbourne   0-3   3-16 3 Melbourne won by 2 gl(s) [Game Details]

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Round 17

Ladder
Team G W L D F A %Sc Points
   Essendon 15 9 1 5 70 30 0.0 46
   South Melbourne 12 9 0 3 76 11 0.0 42
   Geelong 14 9 2 3 56 33 0.0 42
   Carlton 15 9 4 2 51 43 0.0 40
   Fitzroy 17 7 7 3 40 44 0.0 34
   South ballarat 10 7 2 1 32 21 0.0 30
   Hotham 13 5 3 5 36 31 0.0 30
 Williamstown 14 6 6 2 31 40 0.0 28
   Richmond 15 4 10 1 24 54 0.0 18
   Melbourne 16 4 11 1 22 58 0.0 18
   Ballarat imperial 10 3 6 1 18 24 0.0 14
   University 15 1 13 1 20 62 0.0 6
   Ballarat 8 0 8 0 8 33 0.0 0

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Round 18
Matches
Team Q1 HT Q3 FT T Notes
Ballarat   0-2   2-13 2 Sat 22-Aug-1885 Venue: Royal Saxon Paddock
Williamstown   4-10   4-11 4 Williamstown won by 2 gl(s) [Game Details]
Geelong   2-10   4-18 4 Sat 22-Aug-1885 Venue: Corio Oval
Carlton   0-6   1-7 1 Geelong won by 3 gl(s) [Game Details]
Hotham   1-2   1-6 1 Sat 22-Aug-1885 Venue: Hotham Recreation Reserve
Essendon   1-1   5-5 5 Essendon won by 4 gl(s) [Game Details]
Melbourne   0-1   2-7 2 Sat 22-Aug-1885 Venue: Friendly Societies' Ground
South Melbourne   6-8   9-10 9 South Melbourne won by 7 gl(s) [Game Details]
Richmond   0-6   0-7 0 Sat 22-Aug-1885 Venue: Punt Road Oval
Fitzroy   0-7   6-13 6 Fitzroy won by 6 gl(s) [Game Details]

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Round 18

Ladder
Team G W L D F A %Sc Points
   Essendon 16 10 1 5 75 31 0.0 50
   South Melbourne 13 10 0 3 85 13 0.0 46
   Geelong 15 10 2 3 60 34 0.0 46
   Carlton 16 9 5 2 52 47 0.0 40
   Fitzroy 18 8 7 3 46 44 0.0 38
 Williamstown 15 7 6 2 35 42 0.0 32
   South ballarat 10 7 2 1 32 21 0.0 30
   Hotham 14 5 4 5 37 36 0.0 30
   Richmond 16 4 11 1 24 60 0.0 18
   Melbourne 17 4 12 1 24 67 0.0 18
   Ballarat imperial 10 3 6 1 18 24 0.0 14
   University 15 1 13 1 20 62 0.0 6
   Ballarat 9 0 9 0 10 37 0.0 0

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Round 19
Matches
Team Q1 HT Q3 FT T Notes
Ballarat imperial   1-3   4-6 4 Sat 29-Aug-1885 Venue: Royal Saxon Paddock
Ballarat   0-9   0-12 0 Ballarat imperial won by 4 gl(s) [Game Details]
Fitzroy   0-6   2-20 2 Sat 29-Aug-1885 Venue: Fitzroy Cricket Ground
South ballarat   1-8   1-10 1 Fitzroy won by 1 gl(s) [Game Details]
Melbourne   0-3   2-9 2 Sat 29-Aug-1885 Venue: Friendly Societies' Ground
Carlton   2-6   5-8 5 Carlton won by 3 gl(s) [Game Details]
Richmond   1-5   1-10 1 Sat 29-Aug-1885 Venue: Punt Road Oval
Hotham   1-6   1-10 1 DRAW [Game Details]
South Melbourne   2-2   5-11 5 Sat 29-Aug-1885 Venue: South Melbourne Cricket Ground
Geelong   2-4   2-9 2 South Melbourne won by 3 gl(s) [Game Details]
University   0-2   2-3 2 Sat 29-Aug-1885 Venue: University Cricket Ground
Essendon   3-8   4-13 4 Essendon won by 2 gl(s) [Game Details]

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Round 19

Ladder
Team G W L D F A %Sc Points
   Essendon 17 11 1 5 79 33 0.0 54
   South Melbourne 14 11 0 3 90 15 0.0 50
   Geelong 16 10 3 3 62 39 0.0 46
   Carlton 17 10 5 2 57 49 0.0 44
   Fitzroy 19 9 7 3 48 45 0.0 42
   Hotham 15 5 4 6 38 37 0.0 32
 Williamstown 15 7 6 2 35 42 0.0 32
   South ballarat 11 7 3 1 33 23 0.0 30
   Richmond 17 4 11 2 25 61 0.0 20
   Ballarat imperial 11 4 6 1 22 24 0.0 18
   Melbourne 18 4 13 1 26 72 0.0 18
   University 16 1 14 1 22 66 0.0 6
   Ballarat 10 0 10 0 10 41 0.0 0

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Round 20
Matches
Team Q1 HT Q3 FT T Notes
Carlton   0-2   1-7 1 Sat 05-Sep-1885 Venue: Princes Park
South Melbourne   2-7   3-10 3 South Melbourne won by 2 gl(s) [Game Details]
Fitzroy   5-16   5-18 5 Sat 05-Sep-1885 Venue: Fitzroy Cricket Ground
Geelong   0-1   5-10 5 DRAW [Game Details]
Melbourne   3-4   4-6 4 Sat 05-Sep-1885 Venue: Friendly Societies' Ground
Hotham   1-5   3-7 3 Melbourne won by 1 gl(s) [Game Details]
Richmond   1-3   2-15 2 Sat 05-Sep-1885 Venue: Punt Road Oval
University   1-1   2-5 2 DRAW [Game Details]
Williamstown   4-13   4-17 4 Sat 05-Sep-1885 Venue: Garden's Reserve
Essendon   0-0   0-1 0 Williamstown won by 4 gl(s) [Game Details]

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Round 20

Ladder
Team G W L D F A %Sc Points
   South Melbourne 15 12 0 3 93 16 0.0 54
   Essendon 18 11 2 5 79 37 0.0 54
   Geelong 17 10 3 4 67 44 0.0 48
   Fitzroy 20 9 7 4 53 50 0.0 44
   Carlton 18 10 6 2 58 52 0.0 44
 Williamstown 16 8 6 2 39 42 0.0 36
   Hotham 16 5 5 6 41 41 0.0 32
   South ballarat 11 7 3 1 33 23 0.0 30
   Richmond 18 4 11 3 27 63 0.0 22
   Melbourne 19 5 13 1 30 75 0.0 22
   Ballarat imperial 11 4 6 1 22 24 0.0 18
   University 17 1 14 2 24 68 0.0 8
   Ballarat 10 0 10 0 10 41 0.0 0

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Round 21
Matches
Team Q1 HT Q3 FT T Notes
Carlton   1-4   2-9 2 Sat 12-Sep-1885 Venue: Princes Park
Hotham   1-5   4-10 4 Hotham won by 2 gl(s) [Game Details]
Fitzroy   2-6   2-6 2 Sat 12-Sep-1885 Venue: Fitzroy Cricket Ground
South Melbourne   1-4   4-11 4 South Melbourne won by 2 gl(s) [Game Details]
Geelong   3-7   6-12 6 Sat 12-Sep-1885 Venue: Corio Oval
Essendon   5-5   7-10 7 Essendon won by 1 gl(s) [Game Details]
South ballarat   0-5   4-6 4 Sat 12-Sep-1885 Venue: Royal Saxon Paddock
Ballarat   0-3   1-5 1 South ballarat won by 3 gl(s) [Game Details]
Williamstown   1-1   4-13 4 Sat 12-Sep-1885 Venue: Garden's Reserve
Melbourne   2-5   2-8 2 Williamstown won by 2 gl(s) [Game Details]

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Round 21

Ladder
Team G W L D F A %Sc Points
   South Melbourne 16 13 0 3 97 18 0.0 58
   Essendon 19 12 2 5 86 43 0.0 58
   Geelong 18 10 4 4 73 51 0.0 48
   Fitzroy 21 9 8 4 55 54 0.0 44
   Carlton 19 10 7 2 60 56 0.0 44
   Williamstown 17 9 6 2 43 44 0.0 40
   Hotham 17 6 5 6 45 43 0.0 36
   South ballarat 12 8 3 1 37 24 0.0 34
   Richmond 18 4 11 3 27 63 0.0 22
   Melbourne 20 5 14 1 32 79 0.0 22
   Ballarat imperial 11 4 6 1 22 24 0.0 18
   University 17 1 14 2 24 68 0.0 8
   Ballarat 11 0 11 0 11 45 0.0 0

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Round 22
Matches
Team Q1 HT Q3 FT T Notes
Carlton   2-7   4-15 4 Sat 19-Sep-1885 Venue: Princes Park
University   1-1   1-3 1 Carlton won by 3 gl(s) [Game Details]
Hotham   2-4   2-5 2 Sat 19-Sep-1885 Venue: Hotham Recreation Reserve
South Melbourne   1-3   4-11 4 South Melbourne won by 2 gl(s) [Game Details]
Melbourne   2-4   2-9 2 Sat 19-Sep-1885 Venue: Friendly Societies' Ground
Essendon   0-6   3-16 3 Essendon won by 1 gl(s) [Game Details]
South ballarat   6-15   12-19 12 Sat 19-Sep-1885 Venue: Royal Saxon Paddock
Ballarat imperial   3-3   5-6 5 South ballarat won by 7 gl(s) [Game Details]
Williamstown   1-7   3-15 3 Sat 19-Sep-1885 Venue: Garden's Reserve
Geelong   3-7   4-12 4 Geelong won by 1 gl(s) [Game Details]

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Round 22

Ladder
Team G W L D F A %Sc Points
   South Melbourne 17 14 0 3 101 20 0.0 62
   Essendon 20 13 2 5 89 45 0.0 62
   Geelong 19 11 4 4 77 54 0.0 52
   Carlton 20 11 7 2 64 57 0.0 48
   Fitzroy 21 9 8 4 55 54 0.0 44
   Williamstown 18 9 7 2 46 48 0.0 40
   South ballarat 13 9 3 1 49 29 0.0 38
   Hotham 18 6 6 6 47 47 0.0 36
   Richmond 18 4 11 3 27 63 0.0 22
   Melbourne 21 5 15 1 34 82 0.0 22
   Ballarat imperial 12 4 7 1 27 36 0.0 18
   University 18 1 15 2 25 72 0.0 8
   Ballarat 11 0 11 0 11 45 0.0 0

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Round 23
Matches
Team Q1 HT Q3 FT T Notes
Ballarat imperial   2-14   3-14 3 Sat 26-Sep-1885 Venue: Royal Saxon Paddock
Ballarat   0-0   2-10 2 Ballarat imperial won by 1 gl(s) [Game Details]
Fitzroy   1-2   2-4 2 Sat 26-Sep-1885 Venue: Fitzroy Cricket Ground
Carlton   0-5   1-9 1 Fitzroy won by 1 gl(s) [Game Details]
Geelong   2-7   2-9 2 Sat 26-Sep-1885 Venue: Corio Oval
Melbourne   1-5   2-10 2 DRAW [Game Details]
Richmond   0-1   4-8 4 Sat 26-Sep-1885 Venue: Friendly Societies' Ground
South Melbourne   9-9   9-9 9 South Melbourne won by 5 gl(s) [Game Details]
Williamstown   0-0   2-10 2 Sat 26-Sep-1885 Venue: Garden's Reserve
Hotham   2-4   2-4 2 DRAW [Game Details]

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Round 23

Ladder
Team G W L D F A %Sc Points
   South Melbourne 18 15 0 3 110 24 0.0 66
   Essendon 20 13 2 5 89 45 0.0 62
   Geelong 20 11 4 5 79 56 0.0 54
   Fitzroy 22 10 8 4 57 55 0.0 48
   Carlton 21 11 8 2 65 59 0.0 48
   Williamstown 19 9 7 3 48 50 0.0 42
   South ballarat 13 9 3 1 49 29 0.0 38
   Hotham 19 6 6 7 49 49 0.0 38
   Melbourne 22 5 15 2 36 84 0.0 24
   Ballarat imperial 13 5 7 1 30 38 0.0 22
   Richmond 19 4 12 3 31 72 0.0 22
   University 18 1 15 2 25 72 0.0 8
   Ballarat 12 0 12 0 13 48 0.0 0

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