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Round 8, 1900         Despite a big last quarter, Carlton lost to Geelong by 8 points at Corio Oval.

Round 8, 1900

Carlton 0.1 1 1.5 11 1.5 11 3.13 31
Geelong 3.4 22 3.6 24 5.9 39 5.9 39
Venue: Corio Oval Date: Saturday June 23, 1900
Result: Loss by 8 points Umpire: Crowd:
Goalkickers: P.Campbell 1, B.Lewis 1, E.Walton 1.
Reports: Nil Injuries: Nil













Game Review

Kicking with the aid of a strong wind off Corio Bay, Carlton trampled Geelong in the final quarter, but just couldn't kick straight when it mattered. From 28 points down, the Blues stormed home - keeping the Pivotonians scoreless, but managing only 2.8 from ten shots - and lost by 8 points. It was a costly loss, dropping the Blues to sixth (with a percentage of 78.2) and into the danger of losing touch with the top four.

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Team

B: Bill Sharkey Arthur Thompson Bill Casey
HB: Will Stuckey (c) Gerald O'Dwyer Ernie Walton (vc)
C: Charlie Roland Wally Powell Harry Rigby
HF: Fred Elliott Bill McNamara Bill Lewis
F: Jack Gilbert Peter Campbell Charlie Curtis
Ruck: Len Morrison Bobby Walsh Pat Considine
No Coach: No coach and the captain directed the side

Changes

In: C.Curtis, J.Gilbert, P.Campbell
Out: J.Sullivan, J.Marr, C.Ross

Milestones

Last Game: Charlie Curtis


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