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Carlton defeated Geelong by 6 points at Corio Oval. (Cached)

Round 12, 1905

Carlton 3.6 24 3.6 24 6.10 46 6.11 47
Geelong 0.0 0 3.4 22 3.4 22 6.5 41
Venue: Corio Oval Date: Saturday July 29, 1905
Result: Win by 6 points Umpire: Crowd:
Goalkickers: C.Roland 2, F.Elliott 1, J.Flynn 1, C.Hammond 1, G.Johnson 1.
Reports: Nil Injuries: Nil











Game Review

Played in a mini-blizzard, with sleet and hail howling in from Corio Bay, all 12 goals in this game were scored to the one end. The Blues were the only team to score at the 'bad' end, with a solitary behind in the last quarter.

Geelong Blizzard Keeps Team In
The Age says it would be interested to know what sort of 'adverse weather' would be sufficently 'adverse' to cause the League to put off a round of matches. Obviously much worse than the worst Saturday for rain, sleet and snow that anyone could remember coming to Victoria, which has its fair share of miserable weather. Conditions were so adverse down at Geelong that the home players were virtually cowering in the pavillion, reluctant to leave the shelter. They soon warmed up, but were beaten by Carlton to the tune of six points. - 100 Years of Australian Rules Football.

This was the third game in a row for the Blues to be decided by less than a goal. We continued to cling to third place on the ladder behind Collingwood and Fitzroy, with Essendon and South Melbourne next, four points behind.

At the end of this round Carlton were in 3rd spot on the ladder with a percentage of 98.5.


Team

B: Norman Clark Archie McNeel Bert Parke
HB: Rod McGregor Billy Payne Charlie Hammond
C: Ted Kennedy Bob Boyle George Bruce
HF: Archie Snell Mick Grace (vc) George S Johnson
F: George Topping Frank Caine Jim Kennedy
Ruck: Jim Flynn (c) Fred Elliott Charlie Roland
Coach: Jack Worrall


Changes

No change


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