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Round 17, 1898         Sectional Round 3. Carlton lost to South Melbourne by 25 points at the Lakeside Oval.

Round 17, 1898

Carlton 0.2 2 0.2 2 2.2 14 3.4 22
South Melbourne 0.1 1 3.4 22 5.8 38 6.11 47
Venue: Lakeside Oval
Date: Saturday 10 September 1898
Result: Loss by 25 Points
Crowd:
Goalkickers: W.O'Cock 1, L.Morrison 1, L.Vernon 1.
Reports:
Umpire:
Injuries:
Best:



Game Review

After two horrendous losses in sectional play, the dispirited Blues met South Melbourne to wrap up a horror year.

The Southerners won comfortably, but at least the Blues fought this one out, and supporters were spared the agony of previous weeks.

Team

B: Jack Reekie Bill Sharkey Charlie Sweatman
HB: Henry Dunne Ernie Walton (c) Mick Donaghy
C: Bill Casey Peter Williams (vc) Charlie Curtis
HF: George Warde Dick Stewart Jack Douglas
F: Les Vernon Wally O'Cock Pat Considine
Rucks: Len Morrison Herman Dohrmann Jim Pender
George Young
Rover: Bobby Walsh
Coach: No coach and the captain directed the side
Note: 4 Rucks, 20 players on the ground and no interchange

Changes

In: P.Williams, J.Pender, P.Considine, J.Douglas
Out: B.Weir, J.Roberts, D.Pender, J.Balharry

Milestones

Debut: Pat Considine
Debut and Only Game: Jack Douglas
Last Game: Jack Reekie, Henry Dunne, Jim Pender, Mick Donaghy, George Warde
Last Game (Carlton): Les Vernon
History fact: This was the last VFL game in which 20 players were on the ground throughout.


Round 16 | 1899

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