|Venue: Princes Park||Date: Saturday May 22, 1926|
|Result: Win by 5 points||Umpire: Kain||Crowd: 25,000 (approx.)|
|Goalkickers: V.Davis 5, H.Vallence 2, T.Brewis 1, N.Collins 1, E.McAlpine 1.|
|Reports: Nil||Injuries: H.Vallence (Broken Thumb) & E.McAlpine (Head Wound).|
The close matches continued for the Blues in 1926, with this tight match going our way after we outscored the Southerners in the last quarter.
The Blues were in 5th spot with a percentage of 113.4 after winning 3 of the first 4 matches.
|B:||23 Ronnie Byrne||33 Jim Watson (vc)||21 Frank Irwin|
|HB:||18 Frank Donoghue||11 Maurie Beasy||26 Ray Brew (cc)|
|C:||7 Joe Kelly||2 Norm Collins||14 Harry Bell|
|HF:||29 Maurie Connell||22 Harry Vallence||8 Hedley Blackmore|
|F:||10 Harry McPherson||34 Victor Davis||9 Fred Mutch|
|Ruck:||20 Ted Brewis||3 Charlie McSwain||28 Ernie McAlpine|
Milestones50 Games: Maurie Beasy
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