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Round 15, 1914         Carlton defeated Melbourne by 53 points at the MCG.

Round 15, 1914

Carlton 6.5 41 10.7 67 14.13 97 16.15 111
Melbourne 3.1 19 5.3 33 6.5 41 8.10 58
Venue: MCG Date: Saturday July 25, 1914
Result: Won by 53 points Umpire: Lane Crowd: 8,173
Goalkickers: C.Fisher 4, V.Gardiner 4, B.Cook 2, J.Lowe 2, P.Daykin 1, C.Hammond 1, S.McKenzie 1, A.Sharp 1.
Reports: Injuries:











Game Review

At the end of this round Carlton were in 1st spot on the ladder with a percentage of 131.5.

Team

B: 26 George Calwell 15 Ernie Jamieson 3 Percy Daykin
HB: 25 Alf Baud 1 Billy Dick (c) 7 Steve Leehane
C: 12 George Challis 19 Rod McGregor 2 Ted Brown
HF: 6 Viv Valentine 22 Bill Cook Stan McKenzie
F: 30 Jack Lowe 13 Vin Gardiner 21 Charlie Fisher
Ruck: 5 Harry Haughton (vc) 24 Charlie Hammond 20 Athol Sharp
Coach: Norman Clark


Milestones

50 Games: Harry Haughton

World Tour

"A meeting was held in Melbourne on Saturday evening in connection with a tour of Australian footballers being promoted by the old St.Kilda captain, Mr. J. Smith. Mr. S. Bloom presided, and the proposal was keenly advocated by Messrs. C. Hickey (Australian Football Council) A. Willis, D. McNamara (St.Kilda), J. A. Dennis (Williamstown, T. Fogarty, R. Rush (Collingwood), J. Wright (Carlton), C. Hardy (North Melbourne), J. McHale (Collingwood), P. Shea (Essendon), A. J. Curran and others. Mr. Smith explained that about £1300 had already been promised, and that the total expenses would amount to £8,100."
Referee (Sydney) July 29 p13
Ten days later on August 04 Great Britain declared war on Germany and four years of slaughter would commence.


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