1865 Chronology

1865 Chronology

The Athletic Sports Committee offers a Challenge Cup up for competition. Dick Wardill is ASC secretary.

May 10
A new pavilion at the RCG is proposed.

May 24
Melbourne plays Geelong on the MCG. The RCG was a likely replacement had the MCG been unfit for the match.

Oct. 21
About 1,000 people attend an Athletic Sports day at the RCG. It was held in order to defray the costs of building the new pavilion. The ladies occupied the unfinished pavilion.