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Round 1, 1900         Carlton lost to Geelong by 17 points at Princes Park.

Round 1, 1900

Carlton 0.0 0 1.2 8 1.3 9 2.6 18
Geelong 0.3 3 0.7 7 3.10 28 4.11 35
Venue: Princes Park
Date: Saturday 5 May 1900
Result: Loss by 17 Points
Crowd:
Goalkickers: P.Considine 1, F.Elliott 1.
Reports:
Umpire: Gibson
Injuries:
Best: E.Walton, A.Thompson, B.Sharkey, W.Stuckey, P.Considine.

Game Review


Carlton fans would have been hoping for the start of a brand new era, with seven new Blues on show in this first game of a new season. For those with a short term view, this loss to Geelong may have been disheartening - but the building blocks of our triple Premiership teams of 1906-07-08 were already slowly forming.

At the end of this round Carlton were in 7th spot on the ladder with a percentage of 51.4.

Team

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

Changes

In: L.Morrison, F.Elliott, B.Lewis, G.O'Dwyer, W.Powell, H.Rigby, C.Roland, J.Sullivan.
Out: B.Casey, W.O'Cock, P.Williams, D.Walker, H.Thompson, B.Monagle, B.Collins, V.Rapp.

Milestones

Debuts: Fred Elliott, Bill Lewis, Gerald O'Dwyer, Wally Powell, Harry Rigby, Charlie Roland and Joe Sullivan

Footnote

The Herald Friday May 04 (p3) published a list of 28 players that this team was selected from, players were requested to be at the ground by 2.30pm.
Bird, Casey, Campbell, Collins, Considine, Curtis, Douglas, Elliott, Gilbert, Lewis, Morrison, McShane, McNamara, McSperrin, O'Dwyer, Rigby, Rowlands, Sullivan, Sharkey, Stuckey, Thompson, Toomath, Walsh, Williams, Williams, Walton, T. Walker, Powell.


1900 | Round 2

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