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The Blues served a warning to all other clubs in thrashing North Melbourne by ten goals at Princes Park.

Round 3, 1962

Carlton5.3339.55911.77316.14110
Nth Melbourne3.3213.3216.6427.648
Venue: Princes ParkDate: Saturday May 5, 1962
Result: Win by 62 pointsUmpire: Robert Nunn Crowd: 19,932 Receipts: £1,587
Goalkickers: T.Carroll 5, L.Brereton 3, J.Gill 2, P.Falconer 2, G.Collis 2, M.Cross 2.
Reports: Injuries:










Game Review

Carlton controlled this match from the first bounce on a fine autumn day at Princes Park. 'Turkey' Tom Carroll kicked 5 majors to head the VFL goal-kicking list, and the Blues sat in sixth - out of the four only on percentage.

Bob Crowe gave Carlton one of his best games since joining them in 1954. He was impassable in defence. His marking and kicking was a treat to watch. John James was another good defender. Tom Carroll kicked five goals, while Leo Brereton (three goals) and Peter Falconer (two goals), were clever rovers and forwards. - Football Record.

Team

B: 10 John James 4 Brian Buckley 16 Maurie Sankey
HB: 32 Vasil Varlamos 20 Wes Lofts 14 Bob Crowe
C: 21 Bill Arch 9 Berkley Cox 30 Murray Kick
HF: 23 Martin Cross 17 Gordon Collis 12 John Gill
F: 5 Ken Greenwood 22 Tom Carroll 36 Peter Falconer
Ruck: 2 John Nicholls (acting capt.) 1 Serge Silvagni 6 Leo Brereton
Res: 18 Peter Barry 19 Ian Collins
Coach: Ken Hands


In: M. Sankey, M. Kick
Out: J. Benetti, G.Anderson


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