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Round 4, 1976         Carlton d Melbourne by 43 pts - MCG. Carlton's 1,500th league game

Round 4, 1976

Carlton5.53513.108816.1110724.13157
Melbourne3.2209.55914.89217.12114
Venue: M.C.G.Date: Saturday April 24, 1976
Result: Win by 43 pointsUmpires: J.Sutcliffe & H.LyonsCrowd: 34,991 Receipts: $44,033
Goalkickers: T.Keogh 4, R.Ashman 3, R.Galt 3, G.Southby 3, G.Whitnall 2, R.Ohlsen 2, T.Pickett 2, L.McConnon 2, D.McKay 2, B.Armstrong 1.
Best: P.Jones, M.Maclure, R.Ashman, T.Pickett, T.Keogh, L.McConnon.
Reports: Injuries: Nil











Game Review

An as expected comfortable victory against lesser quality on a beautiful Autumn Day.

The Blues showed Melbourne a clean pair of heels for most of the day when they outclassed them at the MCG to kick their highest ever tally against them and also created the highest ever aggregate between the two sides. The previous best by a Blues team against Melbourne was 22.15.147 created in 1970. It was also Carlton's best score at the MCG since their record creating 1972 Grand Final win over Richmond. - Football Record.

Carlton maintained their unbeaten record for the season when they won on the weekend. Peter Jones and Mark Maclure were in great form for the Blues. - Football Record.

For a summary of Carlton's fifteenth 100 League games, click here.

Team


B: 19 John O'Connell 21 Rod Austin 18 Kevin Heath
HB: 36 Mark Maclure 15 Phil Pinnell 26 Ray Byrne
C: 30 Tony Pickett 8 Trevor Keogh 32 Leigh McConnon
HF: 31 Danny Halloran 43 David McKay 7 Graeme Whitnall
F: 17 Rod Galt 20 Geoff Southby 14 Rod Ashman
Ruck: 28 Peter Jones (acting capt.) 24 Russell Ohlsen 12 Barry Armstrong
Res: 9 Greg Towns 4 Vin Catoggio
Coach: Ian Thorogood


Milestone

Club Milestone: 1,500th League game
Most Consecutive Games: On this day Bruce Doull missed to represent Victoria. Including these games however, Doull would play an extraordinary 160 games straight.


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