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Round 16, 1900         Sectional Round 2: Carlton defeated South Melbourne by 1 point at Princes Park.

Round 16, 1900

Carlton 1.3 9 1.5 11 2.6 18 4.7 31
South Melbourne 1.2 8 4.5 29 4.5 29 4.6 30
Venue: Princes Park Date: Saturday September 1, 1900
Result: Win by 1 point Umpire: Crowd:
Goalkickers: B.Lewis 2, J.Sullivan 1, B.Walsh 1.
Reports: Nil Injuries: Nil












Game Review


Once again, it was Carlton's defence that made the difference in a relentless contest against South Melbourne. Ahead by three goals at half time, the Bloods were held to a score of just one point from then on, and the Blues scraped home by that margin.

"Carlton executed a great performance on their own fine enclosure on Saturday against South Melbourne. At half-time the game seemed over, South held such a commanding lead, having 4-5 on the board to only 1-5 of their opponents; but from that out Carlton played their most doggedly, finally wearing the Southerners down and winning a most exciting game by 1 point.
It was a glorious victory! Carlton 4.7 to 4.6"
(Jack Worrall, The Referee September 05)

Team

B: Jim Matthews Joe Marr Bill Casey
HB: Will Stuckey (c) Gerald O'Dwyer Bill Lewis
C: Charlie Roland Wally Powell Harry Rigby
HF: Jack Gilbert Bill McNamara Joe Sullivan
F: Charlie Maplestone Bill Collins Fred Elliott
Ruck: Len Morrison Bobby Walsh Pat Considine
No Coach: No coach and the captain directed the side

Changes

In: J.Gilbert, B.Lewis, J.Marr, J.Matthews, C.Maplestone
Out: H.McShane, E.Walton, B.Sharkey, C.Ross, N.Bennett

Milestones

Debut: Charlie Maplestone


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