|Venue: Lakeside Oval||Date: Saturday September 10, 1898|
|Result: Loss by 25 points||Umpire:||Crowd:|
|Goalkickers: W.O'Cock 1, L.Morrison 1, L.Vernon 1.|
|Reports: Nil||Injuries: Nil|
Game ReviewAfter two horrendous losses in sectional play, the dispirited Blues met South Melbourne to wrap up a horror year.
The Southerners won comfortably, but at least the Blues fought this one out, and supporters were spared the agony of previous weeks.
|B:||Jack Reekie||Bill Sharkey||Charlie Sweatman|
|HB:||Henry Dunne||Ernie Walton (c)||Mick Donaghy|
|C:||Bill Casey||Peter Williams (vc)||Charlie Curtis|
|HF:||George Warde||Dick Stewart||Jack Douglas|
|F:||Les Vernon||Wally O'Cock||Pat Considine|
|Rucks:||Len Morrison||Herman Dohrmann||Jim Pender|
|Coach:||No coach and the captain directed the side|
|Note:||4 Rucks, 20 players on the ground and no interchange|
ChangesIn: P.Williams, J.Pender, P.Considine, J.Douglas
Out: B.Weir, J.Roberts, D.Pender, J.Balharry
MilestonesDebut: Pat Considine
Debut and Only Game: Jack Douglas
Last Game: Jack Reekie, Henry Dunne, Jim Pender, Mick Donaghy, George Warde
Last Game (Carlton): Les Vernon
History fact: This was the last VFL game in which 20 players were on the ground throughout.
Round 16 | 1899