Carlton lost to Melbourne by 6 points - Optus Oval.

Round 15, 2001

Venue: Optus Oval
Date: Sat 14 July Umpires:
Result: Loss by 6 points Crowd: 23,901
Goalkickers: S.Fletcher 2, A.Hickmott 2, R.Houlihan 2, M.Lappin 2, M.Mansfield 2, S.Camporeale 1, T.Hotton 1, A.Koutoufides 1, A.Merrington 1, S.Silvagni 1, S.Wiggins 1.
Best: S.Silvagni, M.Lappin, T.Hotton, J.Plunkett, D.Hulme.
Reports: Injuries:

Game Review

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Carlton started well and led by 13 points late in the first quarter. A 50m penalty to the Demons started a run of 7 unanswered goals and a 39 point lead at half time. Carlton would have the bulk of the play in the second half but were let down by inaccurate kicking. They would have 22 shots at goal to 9. But 6.5 in the third quarter, followed by 4.7 in the last would not be enough to beat the more accurate Demons, who were able to make the most of their opportunities, kicking 6.3. Carlton would get as close as 1 point late in the final quarter but the Demons responded with a goal and ended up 6 point winners.

Among the best were Scott Camporeale with 33 possessions, Stephen Silvagni with 25, as did Matthew Lappin who also scored 2 goals, while Adrian Hickmott also kicked 2 goals from 24 possessions and 8 marks.

The loss would put Carlton out of the top 4, in 5th position.


B: 5 Andrew McKay 22 Glenn Manton 34 Simon Wiggins
HB: 29 Simon Beaumont 1 Stephen Silvagni (vc) 45 Anthony Franchina
C: 17 Scott Freeborn 7 Brett Ratten 31 Simon Fletcher
HF: 9 Adrian Hickmott 19 Andrew Merrington 12 Matthew Lappin
F: 10 Michael Mansfield 43 Anthony Koutoufides 27 Darren Hulme
Ruck: 11 Mark Porter 16 Scott Camporeale 21 Craig Bradley (c)
Interchange: 33 Ryan Houlihan 37 Trent Hotton 39 Ang Christou
40 Jim Plunkett
Coach: Wayne Brittain
Emg: Jordan Doering Trent Sporn Ben Nelson
In: Andrew Merrington, Stephen Silvagni
Out: Lance Whitnall (knee), Jordan Doering

Brownlow Votes

3: Peter Walsh (MELB)
2: Daniel Ward (MELB)
1: Stephen Silvagni (CARL)

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