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Round 8, 2018         Carlton break the drought in 2018 by winning their first match of the year - against Essendon at the G!

Round 8, 2018

Carlton 4.1 25 6.2 38 10.6 66 14.7 91
Essendon 3.2 20 5.9 39 7.14 56 10.18 78
Venue: MCG
Date: Saturday 12th May, 2018 2.10pm EST
Result: Won by 13 points
Crowd: 44,669
Goalkickers: C.Curnow 3, E.Curnow 2, D. Lang 2, H. McKay 2, J. Lamb 2, Z. Fisher, S. Petrevski-Seton, S. Kerridge 1.
Reports: Nil
Umpires: Eleni Glouftsis, Matt Stevic, Nathan Williamson
Injuries: M. Wright (ankle)
Ladder: 17th


Game Review

WE WON!

The Blues ended our 7 game losing streak to start the season by defeating the Bombers at the G, in this dour but heart-warming game in front of a good crowd which included many of our 1968 Premiership Team.

Team


B: 24 Cam O'Shea 17 Sam Rowe 14 Liam Jones
HB: 6 Kade Simpson 20 Lachie Plowman 39 Dale Thomas
C: 13 Jed Lamb 9 Patrick Cripps (Acting Captain) 4 Lochie O'Brien
HF: 46 Matthew Wright 30 Charlie Curnow 11 Sam Kerridge
F: 16 Darcy Lang 10 Harry McKay 2 Paddy Dow
Ruck: 8 Matthew Kreuzer 35 Ed Curnow 25 Zach Fisher
Interchange: 5 Sam Petrevski-Seton 18 Aaron Mullett 21 Jarrod Garlett
32 Nick Graham
Coach: Brendon Bolton
Emg: 1 Jack Silvagni, 29 Cam Polson, 34 Andrew D Phillips, 37 Matt Shaw

-* Matthew Wright started off the back of the centre square

Milestones

Debut (Carlton): Darcy Lang
First Goal (Carlton): Darcy Lang
First wins in Navy Blue: Darcy Lang, Paddy Dow, Lochie O'Brien, Jarrod Garlett, Cam O'Shea, Harry McKay, Aaron Mullett
Droughts: This would be our last win until the end of July

AFLCA Votes

9 - Patrick Cripps (Carl)
9 - Ed Curnow (Carl)
6 - Matthew Kreuzer (Carl)
2 - Dyson Heppell (Ess)
2 - Devon Smith (Ess)
1 - Charlie Curnow (Carl)
1 - Dale Thomas (Carl)

Brownlow Votes

3 - Patrick Cripps (Carl)
2 - Ed Curnow (Carl)
1 - Matthew Kreuzer (Carl)

Best & Fairest Votes

Ed Curnow 16, Matthew Kreuzer 11, Patrick Cripps 10, Charlie Curnow 9, Jed Lamb 8, Dale Thomas 7, Sam Rowe 6, Kade Simpson 6, Liam Jones 5, Sam Kerridge 4, Matthew Wright 4, Zac Fisher 3, Nick Graham 3, Paddy Dow 1, Darcy Lang 1, Cam O'Shea 1.


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