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Carlton defeated North Melbourne by 7 points at Arden St. Soapy Vallence was concussed, which caused him to miss the Semi Final the following week.

Round 18, 1929

Carlton0.115.6365.9398.1563
Nth Melbourne4.5294.5298.8568.856
Venue: Arden StDate: Saturday August 31, 1929
Result: Win by 7 pointsUmpire: Crowd: 8,000
Goalkickers: H.Vallence 2, R.Brew 1, C.Davey 1, A.Duncan 1, C.McSwain 1, J.Green 1, F.Gill 1.
Reports: Injuries: Vallence (Concussion).










Game Review

On this cold and wet Saturday afternoon at Arden Street, Blues' star Harry Vallence was knocked senseless after kicking two early goals. The Shinboners then seemed set for an upset win when they held sway by 17 points at the last change, but a fantastic final quarter surge - during which North were held scoreless - got the Blues home in a thriller.

At the end of this round Carlton were in 2nd spot on the ladder with a percentage of 136.9. The Blues finished 3 games behind top side, the undefeated Collingwood and 2.5 games in front of 3rd placed team Richmond.

Team


B: 26 Ray Brew (c) 21 Frank Gill 9 Maurie Connell
HB: 4 Aubrey Martyn 32 Alex Duncan 6 Fred Gilby
C: 31 Ansell Clarke 2 Colin Martyn 29 Fred Williams
HF: 15 Maurie Johnson 3 Charlie McSwain 5 Norm Collins
F: 14 Jack Green 22 Harry Vallence 23 Jim Crowe
Ruck: 17 Charlie Davey 24 Bill Lever 28 Tommy Downs
Coach: Dan Minogue


Milestones

Last game: Maurie Connell


Round 17 | Semi Final

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