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Round 7, 1926         Carlton defeated Footscray by 22 points at the Western Oval

Round 7, 1926

Carlton 6.2 38 9.5 59 10.9 69 14.9 93
Footscray 0.3 3 6.5 41 7.7 49 10.11 71
Venue: Western Oval Date: Monday June 7, 1926
Result: Win by 22 points Umpire: Crowd: 20,000 (approx.)
Goalkickers: H.Vallence 5, V.Davis 3, P.Outram 3, R.Brew 1, H.Clover 1, T.Mullens 1.
Reports: Nil Injuries: Nil










Game Review

Prior to the start of this game, the players of both sides lined up and gave three cheers to celebrate Carlton's first match at Footscray since 1896 - the season before the Blues joined the VFL. Carlton maintained their unbeaten record against the Tri-Colours with a solid 22-point win, in a game played on the Monday of the King's Birthday holiday weekend.

At the end of this round Carlton were in 5th spot on the ladder with a percentage of 115.8.


Team

B: 8 Hedley Blackmore 33 Jim Watson (vc) 4 Bill Koop
HB: 18 Frank Donoghue 3 Charlie McSwain 13 Jack Morrissey
C: 15 Harold Rumney 2 Norm Collins 19 George Styles
HF: 12 Tom Mullens 1 Horrie Clover 26 Ray Brew (cc)
F: 22 Harry Vallence 34 Victor Davis 24 Percy Outram
Ruck: 11 Maurie Beasy 20 Ted Brewis 25 Harold Carter
Coach: Ray Brew


Milestones

50 Games: Ray Brew
Last Game (Carlton): Harold Rumney


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