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Round 7, 1943         Carlton lost to Melbourne by 5 points at Punt Road Oval. Jim Clark debuted.

Round 7, 1943

Carlton 4.9 33 4.11 35 8.17 65 11.21 87
Melbourne 2.3 15 8.7 55 10.9 69 13.14 92
Venue: Punt Rd Oval
Date: Saturday 19 June 1943
Result: Lost by 5 points
Crowd: 8,000
Goalkickers: M.Price 4, J.Bennett 2, L.Collins 2, B.Chitty 1, B.Green 1, J.Mooring 1.
Reports:
Umpire:
Injuries:
Best:

Game Review

Bad kicking remains bad football in any era, and Carlton's 11 goals 21 would be enough to lose this game despite the Blues having 5 more scoring shots than Melbourne.

The Blues were in 7th spot with a percentage of 102.9.

Team


B: 9 Bob Atkinson 12 George Gniel 21 Neil Tucker
HB: 18 Arthur Sanger 15 Vin Brown 1 Frank Anderson
C: 8 Fred Fitzgibbon 7 Tom Dillon 32 Bob Green
HF: 4 Lance Collins 6 Bob Chitty 31 Charlie McInnes
F: 3 Jack Bennett 28 Jack Wrout 30 Mick Price
Ruck: 24 Ron Savage 20 Graham Tudor 16 Jim Mooring (acting capt.)
19th Man: 26 Jim Clark
Coach: Percy Bentley


Milestones

Debut: Jim Clark
Last Game (Carlton): Neil Tucker


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