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Round 20, 1974         Carlton d Fitzroy by 41 pts - Princes Park. Rod Ashman boots five goals.

Round 20, 1974

Carlton 2.3 15 9.6 60 12.12 84 17.14 116
Fitzroy 0.0 0 4.6 30 5.10 40 10.15 75
Venue: Princes Park Date: Saturday 17 August 1974
Result: Won by 41 points Umpire: Mike Dye Crowd: 13,400 Receipts: $5,663
Goalkickers: R.Ashman 5, D.McKay 2, C.Davis 2, B.Walsh 2, B.Armstrong 2, G.Towns 1, A.Ruscuklic 1, T.Keogh 1, P.Jones 1.
Best: R.Ashman, T.Keogh, B.Armstrong, R.Austin, G.Southby, A.Ruscuklic.
Reports: Nil Injuries: R.Ashman (bruised chest), J.O'Connell (split lip)
















Game Review

Fitzroy had been in poor form and ex-Carlton stalwart Graham Donaldson had relinquished the coaching position, being replaced by Graham Campbell.

The Blues set the tone with a strong opening half, and kept the Lions at bay for the remainder of the game in front of a small crowd of 13,400.

Robert Walls had suffered a season-ending injury. Carlton's new captain was Peter Jones. Tony Smith made his debut and played both his games for Carlton both under 'Percy' Jones as captain.

Carlton returned to the winning circle by kicking their highest tally against the disappointing Lions since 1970. No Fitzroy team has been happy at Princes Park in recent times and although veteran Kevin Murray equalled the League's day games record of 331, the vistors could not claim much from the game. - Football Record.

Team


B: 19 John O'Connell 20 Geoff Southby (vc) 30 Vin Waite
HB: 15 Phil Pinnell 11 Bruce Doull 21 Rod Austin
C: 27 David Dickson 12 Barry Armstrong 41 Tony Smith
HF: 43 David McKay 24 Alex Ruscuklic 9 Greg Towns
F: 37 Graeme Robertson 23 Craig Davis 18 Brian Walsh
Ruck: 28 Peter Jones (c) 8 Trevor Keogh 14 Rod Ashman
Res: 31 Peter Hall 10 Alan Mangels
Coach: John Nicholls


Milestones

Debut: Tony Smith
First Game (As Captain): Peter Jones
Last Game: Peter Hall


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