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Round 14, 1899         Carlton lost to Fitzroy by 23 points at Princes Park.

Round 14, 1899

Carlton 0.2 2 1.3 9 2.4 16 2.4 16
Fitzroy 2.3 15 2.5 17 3.7 25 5.9 39
Venue: Princes Park Date: Saturday August 12, 1899
Result: Loss by 23 points Umpire: Keenan Crowd: 6,000
Goalkickers: B.Casey 1, H.Thompson 1.
Reports: Nil Injuries: Nil









Game Review

The Herald (Saturday) described the attendance as "large."
As designated by the VFL in this era, the ladder at round 14 determined the competitors for a round of 'Sectional' games. The results of the sectionals would provide the teams for the Semi-Finals, effectively minimising the value of the ladder.

As expected, the top-of-the-table Maroons had little trouble with the lowly Blues, although when they met again the following week in the first round of the sectionals things would be vastly different.

Fitzroy win minor premiership by beating Carlton by 23 points. Umpire sets pattern by giving first seven kicks of game as free kicks. - 100 Years of Australian Rules Football.

At the end of this round Carlton were in 7th spot on the ladder with a percentage of 53.1.

Team


B: Bill Sharkey Arthur Thompson Bill McNamara
HB: Will Stuckey (vc) Henry McShane (c) Peter Williams
C: Wally O'Cock Ernie Walton Bill Casey
HF: Dan Lanigan Bill Collins Bobadil Hooper
F: Pat Considine Harry Thompson Bob Bird
Ruck: Len Morrison Bobby Walsh Billy Monagle
No Coach: No coach and the captain directed the side

Changes

In: B.Hooper
Out: D.Walker

Milestones

Last game as Captain: Henry McShane


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