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Round 18, 1960         Carlton defeated South Melbourne by 19 points at the Lakeside Oval.

Round 18, 1960

Carlton2.3155.5357.85011.975
Sth Melbourne1.396.5416.7438.856
Venue: Lakeside OvalDate: Saturday August 27, 1960
Result: Win by 19 pointsUmpire: BrophyCrowd: 11,000
Goalkickers: M.Sankey 3, L.Brereton 2, W.Lofts 2, J.Williams 2, G.Donaldson 1, G.Gilchrist 1.
Reports: Injuries:










Game Review

At least the Navy Blues finished off another lack-lustre season on a positive note with this solid win over South Melbourne at the Lake Oval. Our eighth victory of the year saw us climb back to seventh on the ladder, but the gap between the top four sides and the rest was considerable.

Among the positives overall were the emergence of John Nicholls as a quality ruckman, Johnny James as a dasher in defence, and the goal-scoring consistency of rover Leo Brereton, whose 44 majors for the year was the second-best total in the competition.

On the downside, the club farewelled four loyal and appreciated servants in Gerald Burke, Denis Zeunert, Jack Sullivan and John Chick.

Team


B: 15 Bruce Comben (c) 25 George Ferry 2 John Nicholls
HB: 32 Vasil Varlamos 14 Bob Crowe 10 John James
C: 30 Jack Sullivan 19 Denis Zeunert 23 John Chick (vc)
HF: 28 Graham Gilchrist 31 John Williams 12 Don Nicholls
F: 16 Maurie Sankey 20 Wes Lofts 35 Chris Pavlou
Ruck: 13 Graham Donaldson (dvc) 4 Brian Buckley 6 Leo Brereton
Res: 5 Gerald Burke 37 John Heathcote
Coach: Ken Hands


Changes

In: G. Donaldson, J.Heathcote
Out: B. Arch, J. Benetti

Milestones

Last Games : John Chick, Denis Zeunert, Gerald Burke and Jack Sullivan


Round 17 | 1961

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