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Round 8, 1976         Carlton lost to St Kilda by 38 pts - VFL Park

Round 8, 1976

Carlton1.5113.6248.10589.1266
St Kilda3.5237.74911.127815.14104
Venue: VFL Park - WaverleyDate: Saturday May 22, 1976
Result: Lose by 38 pointsUmpires: N.Nash & J.Sutcliffe Crowd: 15,148 Receipts: $29,760
Goalkickers: R.Walls 3, G.Southby 2, G.Whitnall 1, T.Keogh 1, L.McConnon 1, D.McKay 1.
Best: P.Jones, B.Doull, R.Walls, G.Whitnall, T.Keogh, L.McConnon.
Reports: Injuries:











Game Review

It poured with rain...you guessed it....we could not handle it and got rolled!! An eerily similiar thing happened in 1995 when the Saints Rod Keogh (Trevor's nephew) pulverised us. In 1976, St Kilda had about 10 Rod Keogh's!!!

Playing in the first wet weather day of the season against previously unbeaten Carlton, St Kilda were far too strong and caused the upset of the season to this stage in their first ever contest with the Blues at League headquarters. They led the Blues all day in the race for the ball and on the scoreboard and kicked only their eighth century ever against the Blues. They were helped up forward by accurate George Young who finished with 7.4 from 16 kicks, which under the conditions was a superb performance. It was the Saints 17th win at the ground in 23 matches, their highest at the ground since 1974, the fifth loss by Carlton in the last six matches at the ground and the Saints first win over Carlton in the last six matches. - Football Record.

Carlton suffered its first loss for the season when it went down to St Kilda by 38 points at VFL Park. The Saints coped better in the first heavy conditions of the season and led all day. George Young kicked seven goals for St Kilda while Robert Walls kicked three goals for Carlton. - Football Record.

Team

B: 19 John O'Connell 21 Rod Austin 18 Kevin Heath
HB: 36 Mark Maclure 11 Bruce Doull 15 Phil Pinnell
C: 30 Tony Pickett 5 Syd Jackson 32 Leigh McConnon
HF: 31 Danny Halloran 42 Robert Walls (acting capt.) 7 Graeme Whitnall
F: 43 David McKay 20 Geoff Southby 8 Trevor Keogh
Ruck: 28 Peter Jones (acting vc) 24 Russell Ohlsen 4 Vin Catoggio
Res: 9 Greg Towns 10 Alan Mangels
Coach: Ian Thorogood


Milestones

100 Goals: Trevor Keogh


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