Round 12, 1938         Carlton defeated Hawthorn by 21 points at Princes Park.

Round 12, 1938

Venue: Princes ParkDate: Saturday July 9, 1938
Result: Win by 21 pointsUmpire: BattCrowd: 14,000
Goalkickers: H.Vallence 3, M.Crisp 2, C.McInnes 2, B.Butler 2, H.Hollingshead 1, P.Schmidt 1, R.Cooper 1.
Reports: Injuries: K.Baxter (leg) replaced by J.McElroy in third quarter

Game Review

Although Hawthorn put up stern resistance to Carlton throughout this match at Princes Park, their wayward kicking for goal let them down and the final margin was an accurate measure of the difference between the two teams. After this game, Carlton was 8 points clear of Footscray on top of the VFL ladder.

At the end of this round Carlton were in 1st spot on the ladder with a percentage of 126.3.


B: 2 Don McIntyre 21 Frank Gill 26 Jim Park
HB: 6 Bob Chitty 10 Jim Francis (vc) 1 Frank Anderson
C: 7 Jack Carney 23 Paul Schmidt 32 Bob Green
HF: 29 Bert Butler 4 Ken Baxter 12 Creswell 'Mickey' Crisp
F: 17 Harry Hollingshead 22 Harry Vallence 31 Charlie McInnes
Ruck: 5 Brighton Diggins (cc) 14 Rod McLean 19 Ron Cooper
19th Man: 15 Jack McElroy
Coach: Brighton Diggins

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