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Round 15, 1920         Carlton defeated Melbourne by 62 points - MCG. Horrie Clover kicked 8 goals.

Round 15, 1920

Carlton1.285.9398.105812.1587
Melbourne3.1193.2203.5233.725
Venue: M.C.G.Date: Saturday August 14, 1920
Result: Win by 62 pointsUmpire: McMurrayCrowd:
Goalkickers: H.Clover 8, P.Daykin 2, E.Bickford 1, D.Wittmann 1.
Best: B.Boromeo, H.Clover, G.Green, L.Downs.
Reports: Injuries:











Game Review

Carlton made light work of the Fuschias and firmed up their spot in the top 4.

In only his 12th league game Horrie Clover scored 8 goals from centre half forward.

At the end of this round Carlton were in 4th spot on the ladder with a percentage of 118.2.

Footnote

It is possible that all of Clover's 8 goals in this match were the result of place kicks.
In 1933 a letter to the Argus mentions that Horrie scored 8 goals all from place kicks. He also achieved this figure in Round 10, 1930, however that match report mentions him kicking a goal on the run. However, Round 12, 1921 and Horrie scored 13 goals, of which 8 goals may have been place kicked.

Team


B: 30 Jack Morrissey 19 Fred Johnson 14 Clarrie Clowe
HB: 26 Vern Wright 10 Paddy O'Brien (c) 29 Jack Greenhill
C: 12 Charlie Canet (vc) 16 Gordon Green 8 Newton Chandler
HF: 31 Edric Bickford 1 Horrie Clover 9 Ern Carter
F: 2 Percy Daykin 24 Dick Wittmann 21 Stewart McLatchie
Ruck: 27 Bert Boromeo 5 Rupe Hiskins 28 Lyle Downs
Coach: Norman Clark


Milestones

Debut: Vern Wright
100 Goals: Percy Daykin


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