Carlton lost to Essendon by 35 pts at Windy Hill. Over-run in the second half.

Round 10, 1981

Venue: Windy HillDate: Saturday May 30, 1981
Result: Lose by 35 pointsUmpires: Dye & CameronCrowd: 30,574 Receipts $54,993
Goalkickers: McConville 2, Bosustow 1, B.Armstrong 1, A.Marcou 1, M.Maclure.
Best; K.Hunter, V.Perovic, D.English, R.Ashman, R.Klomp.
Reports: Nil
Injuries: P.Maylin (strained hamstring); D.Glascott replaced R.Austin (jaw) in selected side.

Game Review

The dawning of a treacherous rivalry fueled by Kevin Sheedy's desire to beat Carlton that was nutured in his years at Punt Road. Essendon had just defeated top of the ladder Collingwood and proceeded to overrun us at their home ground in heavy conditions. Even the likes of Graeme Schultz, who had not played VFL for seven years before this game, got into his stride immediately to score some opportunistic goals.

Essendon pushed Carlton off the top of the ladder when it defeated the Blues at Windy Hill. - Football Record.


B: 27 Des English 9 Ken Hunter 43 David McKay
HB: 22 Robbert Klomp 15 Val Perovic 11 Bruce Doull
C: 13 Phil Maylin 1 Greg Wells 47 Peter Francis
HF: 4 Peter Bosustow 36 Mark Maclure 37 Wayne Harmes
F: 3 Mike Fitzpatrick (c) 33 Peter McConville 34 Alex Marcou
Ruck: 2 Warren 'Wow' Jones 12 Barry Armstrong 14 Rod Ashman
Interchange: 16 Jim Buckley 32 David Glascott
Coach: David Parkin

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