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Carlton lost to Essendon by 45 points at Princes Park. Captain Maurie Beasy and playing coach Paddy O'Brien both resigned after the game.

Round 2, 1925

Carlton 3.4 22 4.8 32 5.11 41 7.14 56
Essendon 3.6 24 6.10 46 10.14 74 14.17 101
Venue: Princes Park Date: Saturday May 9, 1925
Result: Lose by 45 points Umpire: Crowd: 25,000
Goalkickers: H.Carter 2, M.Beasy 1, A.Charleston 1, V.Davis 1, P.Kennedy 1, H.Rumney 1.
Reports: Nil Injuries: Nil










Game Review

The Carlton team wore black armbands and flags were flown at half mast as a mark of respect for the late Mr. A. Taylor, a vice president, who died during the week.

Perhaps it was a sign of things to come, but Carlton sat in last spot with a percentage of 50.9% after this loss to the Same Old. Only two teams remained winless; the newly introduced team from Hawthorn, and the once-mighty Blues.

After this game Carlton's captain, Maurie Beasy and playing coach Paddy O'Brien both resigned their positions. Maurie was still living in Dunolly, and wasn't arriving home by train until lunchtime on Mondays, according to his son Doug Beasy.

At the end of this round Carlton were in 12th spot on the ladder with a percentage of 50.9.

Team


B: 26 Ray Brew (vc) 33 Jim Watson 4 Bill Koop
HB: 20 Ted Brewis 10 Paddy O'Brien (coach) 23 Ronnie Byrne
C: 2 Allan Leitch 13 Joe Russell 14 Harry Bell
HF: 27 Aub Charleston 1 Jack Way 32 Pat Kennedy
F: 17 Hope Evans 34 Victor Davis 15 Harold Rumney
Ruck: 11 Maurie Beasy (c) 22 Harry Toole 25 Harold Carter
Coach: Paddy O'Brien


Milestones

Debuts: Ronnie Byrne, Hope Evans and Bill Koop
Last Game as Captain (his second): Maurie Beasy
Last Game: Joe Russell


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