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Carlton lose to Collingwood by 9 points at Victoria Park

Round 8, 1954

Carlton2.1136.3397.64810.1272
Collingwood0.552.9216.134911.1581
Venue: Victoria ParkDate: Saturday June 5, 1954
Result: Lose by 9 pointsUmpire: BarbourCrowd: 40,000
Goalkickers: J.Howell 3, K.Warbuton 3, J.Mills 2, J.Chick 1, B.Milroy 1.
Reports: Laurie Kerr (Throwing the ball away?) - Not GuiltyInjuries: M.Wenn (slight concussion) replaced by J.Spencer at half time.










Laurie Kerr was reported by Boundary Umpire Hicks for throwing the ball away after a free kick had been paid. Field Umpire Barbour said he could not recall the incident. Kerr told the tribunal had he hit the ball with the butt of his hand after he was tackled.

Game Review



This Is How Our Football Fans Put Up With Discomfort!

Harry Peterson a Coburg councillor attended the match and wrote to the Sporting Globe (June 09) about his experience in the outer and comparisons with overseas sporting events.
To read click here> http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article176557663

Team

B: 15 Bruce Comben 25 George Ferry 37 Bernie Moran
HB: 30 George Stafford 33 Peter Webster 16 John Brown
C: 34 A. Max Thomas 21 Ron Robertson 11 Laurie Kerr
HF: 10 John James 18 Max Wenn 23 John Chick
F: 5 Gerald Burke 13 Jack Howell (vc) 7 Keith Warburton
Ruck: 2 Bill Milroy 1 Ken Hands (c) 9 Jack Mills
Res: 31 Brian Molony 32 Jack Spencer
Coach: Percy Bentley



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