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Carlton defeated Richmond by 53 points at Princes Park.

Round 16, 1942

Carlton4.32710.96914.129618.19127
Richmond4.6305.8389.136710.1474
Venue: Princes ParkDate: Saturday August 22, 1942
Result: Win by 53 pointsUmpire: Crowd: 26,000
Goalkickers: J.Baird 5, C.McInnes 5, J.Wrout 3, J.Bennett 1, J.Mooring 1, R. Savage 1, J. Francis 1, B. Chitty 1.
Reports: Rod McLean (as below); Frank Anderson (Striking) - Not GuiltyInjuries:











Game Review

This big win over a traditional rival was soured when Carlton ruckman Rod McLean was reported, and later suspended for 16 games for disputing the decision of a field umpire, abusive language and unseemly conduct.

At the end of this round Carlton were in 5th spot on the ladder with a percentage of 120.2. The Blues would finish on equal wins with Footscray in 4th spot but who had a better percentage of 126.0.

Team


B: 9 Bob Atkinson 12 George Gniel 14 Rod McLean
HB: 18 Arthur Sanger 5 George Bailey 1 Frank Anderson
C: 15 Vin Brown 6 Bob Chitty 8 Fred Fitzgibbon
HF: 4 Lance Collins 28 Jack Wrout 11 Jim Knight
F: 10 Jim Francis (c) 17 Jim Baird 31 Charlie McInnes
Ruck: 24 Ron Savage 3 Jack Bennett 16 Jim Mooring (vc)
19th Man: 23 Paul Schmidt
Coach: Percy Bentley


Milestones

200 Goals (Carlton): Jack Wrout
Most Consecutive Games: Jim Francis ended his record breaking run of 142 consecutive matches for the Blues.


Round 15 | 1943

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