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Round 9, 1973         Carlton d Essendon by 41 pts - Princes Park. John Nicholls' 300th game.

Round 9, 1973

Carlton5.33311.47015.1210219.19133
Essendon2.2145.4348.95713.1492
Venue: Princes ParkDate: Monday June 4, 1973
Result: Win by 41 pointsUmpire: John Sutcliffe Crowd: 39,646 Receipts: $39,646
Goalkickers: D.McKay 4, P.Jones 4, B.Walsh 3, S.Jackson 3, N.Chandler 2, T.Keogh 1, B.Armstrong 1, A.Jesaulenko 1.
Best: T.Keogh, S.Jackson, B.Doull, J.Nicholls, P.Jones, B.Walsh, N.Chandler.
Reports: Injuries:










Game Review

The Blues would celebrate John Nicholls' 300th VFL match by crunching Essendon at Princes Park.

Carlton showed their supremacy over Essendon by winning their 11th game well, but had no answer to the talented Blues, who scored 133 points - the same as they did when the Bombers played at Princes Park last year. Young Graeme Schultz, who came to Essendon from Warracknabeal as a full forward kicked five goals in his first game for 1973 with the senior team. - Football Record.



Team

B: 19 John O'Connell 20 Geoff Southby 30 Vin Waite
HB: 11 Bruce Doull 17 Brent Crosswell 31 Peter Hall
C: 27 David Dickson 12 Barry Armstrong 6 Garry Crane
HF: 22 Neil Chandler 42 Robert Walls (vc) 5 Syd Jackson
F: 2 John Nicholls (cc) 25 Alex Jesaulenko (dvc) 8 Trevor Keogh
Ruck: 28 Peter Jones 43 David McKay 18 Brian Walsh
Res: 7 Andy Lukimitis 14 Rod Ashman
Coach: John Nicholls


NB: Andrew Lukimitis had changed his name to Andrew Lukas from 1971.

Milestones

300 Games: John Nicholls


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