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Sectional Round 1, Carlton lost to Essendon by 67 points at the East Melbourne Cricket Ground.

Round 15, 1898

Carlton 0.0 0 1.1 7 1.1 7 1.2 8
Essendon 0.7 7 2.11 23 8.14 62 9.21 75
Venue: East Melbourne Cricket Ground Date: Saturday August 27, 1898
Result: Loss by 67 points Umpire: Crowd:
Goalkicker: J.Pender 1.
Reports: Nil Injuries: Nil













Game Review

The "Sectionals" opened with the 7th placed Blues taking on the top side Essendon, and we were lucky to escape with a 67-point thrashing. If the Same Old had converted their 30-3 scoring shot advantage, it would have been really ugly.

In a year when we were on the wrong side of all sorts of scoreboard records, this was just another one - our worst performance ever against the mob in black and red.

Team


B: Tom Sweetman Bill Sharkey Jack Reekie
HB: Les Vernon Bill Casey Mick Donaghy
C: Wally O'Cock Dick Stewart Charlie Curtis
HF: Chic Breese (acting capt.) George Warde Jack Roberts
F: Sam Chapman Henry Dunne Bill Weir
Rucks: Len Morrison Herman Dohrmann Jim Pender
George Young
Rover: Bobby Walsh
Coach: No coach and the captain directed the side
Note: 4 Rucks, 20 players on the ground and no interchange

Changes

In: T.Sweetman, L.Vernon
Out: E.Walton, T.O'Dea

Milestones

Debut: Les Vernon
Last Game: Sam Chapman, Chic Breese
Score Records: This remains Carlton's lowest ever score against Essendon


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