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Round 1, 1964         A good start for the Blues, home by 8 points over North Melbourne at Princes Park.

Round 1, 1964

Carlton2.2144.6307.105210.1676
Nth Melbourne4.3278.6549.76110.868
Venue: Princes ParkDate: Saturday April 18, 1964
Result: Win by 8 pointsUmpire: Grant Crowd: 23,053 Receipts: £2,568
Goalkickers: I.Collins 2, J.Miller 2, J.Nicholls 2, J.Comben 1, B.McMaster-Smith 1, M.Sankey 1, S.Silvagni 1.
Best: B.McMaster-Smith, S.Silvagni, B.Crowe, J.Benetti, K.Hall, K.Greenwood.
Reports: Injuries:










Game Review

North began well and were too fast for Carlton till half-time. It seemed that North were heading for a first-up victory against the tough Blues when they led by 24 points after two quarters. Carlton were being held in the ruck and only the brilliant play of rover McMaster-Smith enabled them to break clear of the packs. The Blues closed up the game in the second half and after reducing the leeway to 9 points at three-quarter time, took charge in the air and gradually forged ahead for a hard-fought win. - Football Record.

Team

B: 8 John Benetti 17 Gordon Collis 5 Ken Greenwood
HB: 11 John Goold 20 Wes Lofts (dvc) 14 Bob Crowe
C: 25 John Comben 39 Cliff Stewart 30 Murray Kick
HF: 19 Ian Collins 12 John Gill 3 Kevin Hall
F: 16 Maurie Sankey (vc) 22 Jim 'Frosty' Miller 40 Bruce McMaster-Smith
Ruck: 2 John Nicholls 1 Serge Silvagni (c) 15 Greg Hardie
Res: 26 Graeme Anderson 6 Trevor Best
Coach: Ken Hands


Milestones

50 Games: Ian Collins
Debut: Jim 'Frosty' Miller


1964 | Round 2

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