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Round 17, 1976         Carlton d Hawthorn by 31 pts - Princes Park

Round 17, 1976

Carlton5.2329.55912.138517.14116
Hawthorn3.5237.10527.145611.1985
Venue: Princes ParkDate: Saturday July 24, 1976
Result: Win by 31 pointsUmpires: D.Levens & M.Dye Crowd: 26,164 Receipts: $25,083
Goalkickers: R.Walls 5, A.Jesaulenko 3, R.Ashman 3, M.Fitzpatrick 2, D.McKay 2, B.Armstrong 1, T.Pickett 1.
Best: M.Fitzpatrick, R.Ashman, P.Pinnell, R.Walls, M.Maclure, T.Pickett.
Reports: Injuries:












Game Review

Carlton showed they have finally put it all together, when they inflicted a 31-point defeat on League leaders Hawthorn at Princes Park. It was the Hawks' fourth defeat at the ground this season, their only four losses for the year. It was the Blues greater skill, better handball and more efficient forwards that led them to score their highest against the Hawks in their last eight meetings, and they kicked their fourth century in a row against them. In front of the largest attendance of the day - 26,164 - the two resident sides of Princes Park put on a fine exhibition of football in the gusty, windy conditions. - Football Record.

Team

B: 19 John O'Connell 20 Geoff Southby 18 Kevin Heath
HB: 15 Phil Pinnell 36 Mark Maclure 11 Bruce Doull
C: 30 Tony Pickett 10 Alan Mangels 26 Ray Byrne
HF: 43 David McKay 42 Robert Walls (vc) 21 Rod Austin
F: 3 Mike Fitzpatrick 25 Alex Jesaulenko (c) 8 Trevor Keogh
Ruck: 28 Peter Jones (dvc) 12 Barry Armstrong 14 Rod Ashman
Res: 7 Graeme Whitnall 33 Trevor Fletcher
Coach: Ian Thorogood


Milestones

Debut: Trevor Fletcher, our 6th debutant of season 1976.
Interesting Fact: Also making his debut for Hawthorn in this match was 18 year-old Tasmanian Rodney Eade - who went on to play in four Premiership teams for the Hawks, and later coached both Sydney and the Western Bulldogs.


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