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Round 6, 1918         Carlton easily defeated Geelong by 11 goals at Princes Park.

Round 6, 1918

Carlton 4.3 27 6.8 44 7.11 53 16.15 111
Geelong 3.0 18 5.1 31 6.3 39 7.3 45
Venue: Princes Park Date: Saturday June 15, 1918
Result: Win by 66 points Umpires: Fox (McKay) Crowd:
Goalkickers: E.Cowley 5, H.Haughton 5, C.Fisher 2, H.Furnell 1, R.McGregor 1, L.Tasker 1, J.Woolley 1.
Reports: Nil Injuries: Nil











Game Review

A margin of 66 points in this era constituted a thrashing. Carlton annihilated the Pivotonians - who had only won one out of five games for 1918 - to boost the percentage and move back into third place.

Umpire Fox took ill at half-time and was replaced by a soldier plucked from the crowd. The Blues 10 goal to 2 second half suggests he did an admirable job.

At the end of this round Carlton were in 3rd spot on the ladder with a percentage of 125.9.

Team

B: 19 Fred Johnson 20 Bill Hore 6 Steve Leehane
HB: 3 Andy McDonald 10 Paddy O'Brien 9 Ted Brown
C: 22 George White 11 Rod McGregor (c) 21 William Dunn
HF: 1 Harry Furnell 5 Harry Haughton 2 Percy Daykin (vc)
F: 25 Frank Martin 17 Ern Cowley 14 Leo Tasker
Ruck: 32 Jack Woolley 26 Bill Clohesy 7 Charlie Fisher
Coach: Norman Clark


Milestones

Debut: Bill Clohesy


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