Round 16, 1939         Carlton defeated Hawthorn by 62 points at Princes Park.

Round 16, 1939

Venue: Princes ParkDate: Saturday August 12, 1939
Result: Win by 62 pointsUmpire: BrideCrowd: 11,000
Goalkickers: K.Baxter 4.6, P.Schmidt 4.4, J.Hale 2.0, M.Crisp 2.2, R.Cooper 2.2, J.Wrout 2.2, H.Hollingshead 1.0, R.McLean 1.0
Best: R.Cooper, F.Gill. J.Francis, B.Chitty, R.McLean, K.Baxter, P.Schmidt, J.Hale, J.Park, M.Crisp, J.Carney, B.Diggins
Reports: Injuries: F.Anderson (cut head) replaced by C.McInnes in the second quarter.

Game Review

Avenging their first loss to the Mayblooms in Round 5, Carlton struck back to inflict a 10-goal thrashing. Ken Baxter and Paul Schmidt carried on their goal-kicking spree, with 4 apiece.

At the end of this round Carlton were in 4th spot on the ladder with a percentage of 124.4.

Wrong Way

Despite both McLean and Rae kicking the ball at least 40 yards in the wrong direction, Hawthorn were unable to capitalize on the mistakes and only scored two points.


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 29 Keith Rae 32 Bob Green
HF: 19 Ron Cooper 28 Jack Wrout 12 Creswell 'Mickey' Crisp
F: 14 Rod McLean 4 Ken Baxter 23 Paul Schmidt
Ruck: 5 Brighton Diggins (cc) 17 Harry Hollingshead 11 Jack Hale
19th Man: 31 Charlie McInnes
Coach: Brighton Diggins

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