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Three former Diggers retired after Carlton defeated Geelong by 7 points at Princes Park.

Round 17, 1924

Carlton4.1256.3398.4529.761
Geelong2.5175.9396.13496.1854
Venue: Princes ParkDate: Saturday August 30, 1924
Result: Win by 7 pointsUmpire: PetrieCrowd: 15,000
Goalkickers: N.Chandler 3, B.Blackman 2, H.Carter 2, S.McLatchie 1, H.Credlin 1.
Reports: Injuries:










Game Review

Carlton edged out a dreadfully inaccurate Geelong in this game before bidding farewell to Rupe Hiskins, Billy Blackman and Stewart McLatchie; all of whom had all served their country with distinction in the First World War. Hiskins had been one of our iconic Light Horsemen, Blackman was wounded in action three times and survived, while McLatchie was awarded a Military Medal for his steady bravery under fire.

At the end of this round Carlton were in 7th spot on the ladder with a percentage of 94.2.

Team


B: 26 Ray Brew 33 Jim Watson 27 Aub Charleston
HB: 4 Fred Pringle 10 Paddy O'Brien (c) 30 Johnny Davies
C: 8 Norm Sexton 7 Stan Trebilco 14 Harry Bell
HF: 2 Newton Chandler 20 Alex Duncan 12 Billy Blackman
F: 9 Harold Credlin 28 Ernie McAlpine 21 Stewart McLatchie (vc)
Ruck: 5 Rupe Hiskins 29 Garney Goodrick 25 Harold Carter
Coach: Percy Parratt


Milestones

Last Games: Rupe Hiskins and Billy Blackman
Last Game (Carlton): Stewart McLatchie


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