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Round 16, 2007         Carlton lost to Brisbane by 117 points - Gabba. Pagan's last game as Coach.

Round 16, 2007

Carlton2.4164.6 306.7436.1046
Brisbane6.2389.55917.8 11025.13163
Venue: Gabba
Date: Sun 22 July 2007, 1:10pm Result: Loss 117pts
Umpires: R.Chamberlain, G.Fila, M.Stevic Crowd: 27,163
Goalkickers: Fevola 3, Houlihan, Simpson, Murphy
Reports: Nil Injuries: Nil













Game Review

The less said about this game from Carlton's perspective the better - history may show that something good came of it, but nothing even half positive for the Blues would emanate from our biggest loss since the horror days of 2003, and our 6th 10 goal smashing for the year. The Blues were smashed, cracked and thwacked across the field, with the hard running Lions dominant and Lion key forward Jonathan Brown kicking 10 goals to break his, and the Bears/Lions, goal kicking record.

Gary Fila umpired his 3rd game of AFL football and in the last 4 weeks he has been at all of Carlton games (he was the emergency field umpire in Sydney last week). His first League games was Round 13 at Subiaco when one of his first decisions was the double 50 metres infringement against Fevola.

In the immediate wash-up the the game, Coach Denis Pagan was sacked as Coach of the Carlton Football Club.

Team


B: 17 Setanta Ó hAilpín 32 Bret Thornton 34 Simon Wiggins
HB: 29 Heath Scotland 30 Jarrad Waite 6 Kade Simpson (a/c)
C: 2 Jordan Russell 31 Jordon Bannister 1 Andrew Walker
HF:44 Andrew Carrazzo 14 Brad Fisher 7 Adam Bentick
F: 33 Ryan Houlihan 25 Brendan Fevola 4 Bryce Gibbs
Ruck: 11 Cain Ackland 43 Anthony Koutoufides 3 Marc Murphy
Interchange:5 Josh Kennedy 12 Matthew Lappin 13 Luke Blackwell
18 Paul Bower
Coach: Denis Pagan
Emg: 9 Jason Saddington, 19 Eddie Betts, 41 Ross Young,
In: Cain Ackland, Luke Blackwell, Jordan Russell,
Out: Adam Hartlett (hamstring), Eddie Betts, Ross Young (all omitted)


Milestones

50 Games: Adam Bentick
Stand-in Skipper: Kade Simpson continued in the role of skipper for this game
Last game (Coach): Denis Pagan
Interesting fact: This was only one of two matches all year in which Carlton were the older team
Interesting Fact: This would be the last time for almost almost 10 years where an opposing key forward would kick 10 goals))

Brownlow Votes

3. Jonathan Brown, Brisbane
2. Nigel Lappin, Brisbane
1. Robert Copeland, Brisbane

Best and Fairest Votes

Ryan Houlihan 25, Josh Kennedy 13, Paul Bower 10, Andrew Walker 8, Heath Scotland 7, Bret Thornton, Brad Fisher 4, Andrew Carrazzo, Jarrad Waite 2


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