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Carlton lost to Footscray by 19 points at Yarraville Oval. Bert Deacon debuted.

Round 7, 1942

Venue: Yarraville OvalDate: Saturday June 20, 1942
Result: Lose by 19 pointsUmpire: Crowd: 8,500
Goalkickers: P.Schmidt 5, J.Bennett 1, R.Cooper 1, C.McInnes 1, J.Mooring 1, J.Wrout 1.
Reports: Injuries:

Game Review

This mild loss is better remembered for the debut of Bert Deacon, Brownlow Medallist. Surely the Yarraville Oval must be the most obscure venue ever for a Brownlow Medallist's first game?

At the end of this round Carlton were in 7th spot on the ladder with a percentage of 105.0.


B: 2 Don McIntyre 12 George Gniel 31 Charlie McInnes
HB: 18 Arthur Sanger 26 Ollie Grieve 5 George Bailey
C: 15 Vin Brown 14 Bert Deacon 8 Fred Fitzgibbon
HF: 19 Ron Cooper 28 Jack Wrout 11 Jim Knight
F: 10 Jim Francis (c) 17 Jim Baird 23 Paul Schmidt
Ruck: 3 Jack Bennett 24 Ron Savage 16 Jim Mooring (vc)
19th Man: 9 Bob Atkinson
Coach: Percy Bentley


Debut: Bert Deacon
200 Goals: Paul Schmidt

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