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Round 13, 1941         Carlton lost to Richmond by 1 point at Princes Park.

Round 13, 1941

Carlton 3.2 20 7.6 48 11.8 74 12.11 83
Richmond 4.7 31 5.11 41 7.14 56 11.18 84
Venue: Princes Park
Date: Saturday 26 July 1941
Result: Loss by 1 point
Crowd: 27,000
Goalkickers: P.Schmidt 3, K.Baxter 2, C.Mann 2, F.Gill 1, J.Francis 1, J.Wrout 1, R.Cooper 1, J.Mooring 1.
Reports:
Umpire: Coward
Injuries:
Best:

Game Review

Most commentators viewed this game as a Grand Final preview, and it lived up to expectations.

In a hard, skilful contest from the first bounce, the Blues forged to a three-goal break at the last change. But Richmond came roaring back, and got up by a solitary point in the last few minutes. The Tigers didn't regain top place however, because Melbourne's big win over South Melbourne boosted the Demons' percentage, and the top four after this round was Melbourne, Richmond, Essendon and Carlton.

At the end of this round Carlton were in 4th spot on the ladder with a percentage of 113.1.

Team


B: 2 Don McIntyre 6 Bob Chitty 21 Frank Gill
HB: 18 Arthur Sanger 5 George Bailey 1 Frank Anderson
C: 7 Jack Carney (vc) 8 Jack Skinner 32 Bob Green
HF: 19 Ron Cooper 28 Jack Wrout 12 Creswell 'Mickey' Crisp
F: 10 Jim Francis (c) 4 Ken Baxter 23 Paul Schmidt
Ruck: 24 Ron Savage 14 Rod McLean 16 Jim Mooring
19th Man: 27 Cyril Mann
Coach: Percy Bentley



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