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Carlton defeated Fitzroy by 50 points at the Brunswick Street Oval. Soapy Vallence kicked 11 goals in his 199th game.

Round 15, 1938

Carlton4.5299.96314.99319.12126
Fitzroy2.3155.5359.96311.1076
Venue: Brunswick Street OvalDate: Saturday August 6, 1938
Result: Win by 50 pointsUmpire: Crowd: 17,000
Goalkickers: H.Vallence 11, M.Price 3, R.Cooper 2, H.Hollingshead 2, F.Anderson 1.
Reports: Injuries:











Game Review

Yet again, champion spearhead Harry Vallence dominated this match at Brunswick St. In his 199th senior game for Carlton - at the age of 33 years and 63 days - 'Soapy' kicked 11 goals as the Blues comfortably accounted for Fitzroy.

Meanwhile, at Corio Oval, Geelong knocked over Footscray in a thriller, and gave Carlton an 8-point buffer on top of the ladder.

At the end of this round Carlton were in 1st spot on the ladder with a percentage of 121.6.

Team


B: 2 Don McIntyre 21 Frank Gill 26 Jim Park
HB: 31 Charlie McInnes 10 Jim Francis (vc) 6 Bob Chitty
C: 7 Jack Carney 12 Creswell 'Mickey' Crisp 32 Bob Green
HF: 11 Jack Hale 1 Frank Anderson 24 Ron Savage
F: 14 Rod McLean 22 Harry Vallence 30 Mick Price
Ruck: 5 Brighton Diggins (cc) 17 Harry Hollingshead 19 Ron Cooper
19th Man: 8 Gordon Crisp
Coach: Brighton Diggins


Milestones

700th Goal: Harry Vallence


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