Carlton lost to Essendon by 66 points - Windy Hill. George Bolt and Jack Morrissey were suspended for fighting at the after game entertainment.

Round 13, 1923

Venue: Windy HillDate: Saturday August 4, 1923
Result: Lose by 66 pointsUmpire: Crowd: 25,000
Goalkickers: T.Hart 2, B.Boromeo 1, H.Clover 1, A.Duncan 1.
Reports: Injuries:

Game Review

The Blues were smashed by a rampant Essendon in this mid-season away game. But there was worse to come...

In the aftermath, two Carlton players - George Bolt and Jack Morrissey - came to blows during the after-game entertainment provided by Essendon. Both were later suspended indefinitely by the club, as was one of Carlton's stars in Bert Boromeo, who was carpeted by the club for being publicly critical of club captain Horrie Clover.

At the end of this round Carlton were in 7th spot on the ladder with a percentage of 80.6.


B: 8 Rowley Faust 33 Jim Watson 5 Rupe Hiskins
HB: 31 Les Husband 10 Paddy O'Brien (vc) 6 Bob Wilson
C: 17 Dan Whannell 13 Billy Blackman 14 Harry Bell
HF: 32 Pat Kennedy 1 Horrie Clover (cc) 20 Alex Duncan
F: 30 Johnny Davies 19 Tom Hart 26 Ray Brew
Ruck: 27 Bert Boromeo 29 Garney Goodrick 21 Stewart McLatchie
Coach: Horrie Clover


Last Games: Dan Whannell and Bert Boromeo

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