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Carlton defeated St Kilda by 102 points at Junction Oval.

Round 6, 1947

Carlton 4.7 31 8.9 57 17.14 116 23.17 155
St Kilda 3.2 20 5.7 37 7.7 49 7.11 53
Venue: Junction Oval Date: Saturday 24 May, 1947
Result: Win by 102 Points Umpire: Cleland Crowd: Approx. 18,000
Goalkickers: J.Cooper 6, K.Baxter 4, H.Turner 3, F.Stafford 3, G.Bailey 3, K.Hands 2, J.Conley 1, J.Howell 1.
Best: H.Turner (BOG), B.Deacon, J.Clark, F.Stafford, G.Bailey, J.Howell.
Reports: Nil
Injuries: J.Conley (strained knee), R.Garby (bruised leg), F.Fitzgibbon (bruised thigh).













Game Review

The top of the ladder Blues crushed St Kilda in a percentage-booster (I can't wait until normality resumes).

After a reasonably even first half, Carlton added 15 goals to 2 to finish 102 points to the good.

At 5 wins and 1 loss ,Carlton were atop the ladder with a percentage of 161.3 after this match.

Team

B: 18 Arthur Sanger 15 Vin Brown 5 George Bailey
HB: 9 Bob Kelsey 23 Bert Deacon (vc) 26 Jim Clark
C: 8 Fred Fitzgibbon 6 Ern Henfry (c) 12 Doug Williams
HF: 10 Fred Stafford 21 Ken Baxter 20 Ray Garby
F: 1 Ken Hands 19 Jack S Cooper 35 Jack Conley
Ruck: 13 Jack Howell 3 Jack Bennett 7 Herb Turner
Res: 31 Ron Boys 22 Wal Alexander
Coach: Percy Bentley


Milestones

100 Games: Ken Baxter


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