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Round 15, 1911         Carlton defeated St Kilda by a massive 114 points at Princes Park. This was the first time the Blues had won a game by 100 points or more.

Round 15, 1911

Carlton 4.4 28 6.13 49 11.17 83 18.21 129
St Kilda 1.0 6 1.1 7 2.3 15 2.3 15
Venue: Princes Park Date: Saturday July 29, 1911
Result: Won by 114 points Umpire: Crowd:
Goalkickers: V.Gardiner 10, M.Gotz 2, G.Green 2, T.Clancy 1, T.Hughes 1, F.McDonald 1, R.McGregor 1.
Reports: Injuries:










Game Review

A St Kilda side weakened by the absence of several players on strike were put to the sword and resulted in Carlton's first triple figure winning margin.

Vin Gardiner set a new Carlton record with 10 goals. It could have been many more as he also finished with 12 behinds.

Gardiner blooms as Carlton goalkicker
Carlton full-forward Vin Gardiner kicked a freakish ten goals 11 behinds in the Blues romp over strike-depleted St Kilda at Princes Park. This was the first double digit score by a Blue, beating 'Silver' Caine's eight in 1907. Carlton beat the hapless Saints by 114 points. Younger brother of Jack Gardiner, Vin moved the opposite way to him, and crossed from Melbourne to Carlton in 1907, and played in the 1908 premiership. - 100 Years of Australian Rules Football.

At the end of this round Carlton were in 3rd spot on the ladder with a percentage of 150.4.


Team


B: Fen McDonald Billy Dick Archie Wilson
HB: Norman Clark Billy Payne (vc) Ernie Jamieson
C: Tom Clancy Rod McGregor George Bruce
HF: Fred Elliott (cc) Martin Gotz Tommy Hughes
F: Gordon Green Vin Gardiner John Gunter
Ruck: Jim Marchbank Jack Wells Viv Valentine
Coach: Fred Elliott


Milestones

Goals Record: Vin Gardiner, the first Blue with 10
Debuts: John Gunter and Fen McDonald
Score Records: This is one of Carlton's greatest ever winning margins in the VFL / AFL.


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