In a shock result, South Melbourne knocked over Carlton by 39 points at the Lakeside Oval.

Round 12, 1906

Carlton 1.1 7 3.2 20 6.2 38 7.3 45
South Melbourne 3.4 22 8.4 52 10.8 68 12.12 84
Venue: Lakeside Oval Date: July 28, 1906
Result: Loss by 39 points Umpire: Crowd:
Goalkickers: F.Caine 2, M.Grace 2, C.Hammond 1, F.Jinks 1, A.Lang 1.
Best: R.McGregor, G.Bruce, M.Gotz, C.Hammond, F.Elliott.
Reports: Injuries:

Game Review

Perhaps a bit complacent after such a dominant season to date, the Blues ran into a switched-on South Melbourne combination at the Lake Oval and were beaten by 39 points. The Bloods gave their visitors a football lesson in the first half, and the Blues never recovered.

For the first time in 10 weeks, Carlton was knocked off the top of the ladder. Essendon beat Fitzroy to take top spot, with the Maroons and Collingwood making up the four. South Melbourne remained fifth, two wins out of finals contention. In the duel for goal-kicking honours, Mick Grace and Frank Caine each kicked two goals for Carlton, to join Norm Yeo of Essendon in a three-way tie at the top with 29 each.

At the end of this round Carlton were in 2nd spot on the ladder with a percentage of 144.1.

South wore red and white vertical stripes, see photos below.




B: Norman Clark Ike Little Billy Payne
HB: Martin Gotz Jim Flynn (c) Charlie Hammond
C: Ted Kennedy Rod McGregor George Bruce (vc)
HF: George Topping George S Johnson Mick Grace
F: Dick Harris Frank Caine Alex Lang
Ruck: Fred Elliott Fred Jinks Archie Snell
Coach: Jack Worrall


In: G.Topping, B.Payne
Out: D.Gillespie, W.Harry

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