|Venue: Football Park|
|Date: Sun August 10, 2003||Result: Loss by 44 points||Crowd: 31,803|
|Goalkickers: Fevola 3, Beasy, Beaumont, Fisher, Houlihan, Hulme, Lappin, McKernan, O'Keeffe, Waite 1|
|Umpires: Quigley, Schmitt, Hendrie||Reports: Nil||Injuries: Nil|
Game ReviewCarlton were competitive in the first half, and were 3 points ahead at half time. But Port kicked the first 4 goals of the third quarter and 7 in total to the Blues' 4 to take a 17 point lead at 3/4 time. The Blues could only manage one goal in the last quarter to the Power's 5, running out 44 point winners.
Darren Hulme was Carlton's best player with 22 disposals. Simon Beaumont had 18. Brendan Fevola kicked 3 goals.
Kade Simpson was not in the original squad of 25 players to play in this match and played against two different Port sides over two days; on Saturday he had played with the Northern Blues against Port Melbourne at Teac Oval at North Port Melbourne, and on Sunday he was a late replacement for the ill Bret Thornton against Port Adelaide at Football Park in South Australia. In Simpson's first 3 League games for Carlton he didn't have a stat, but perhaps he had a good excuse on this occasion!
|B:||34 Simon Wiggins||4 Luke Livingston||29 Simon Beaumont|
|HB:||5 Andrew McKay (c)||22 Glenn Manton||12 Matthew Lappin|
|C:||28 Ian Prendergast||41 Jonathon McCormick||33 Ryan Houlihan|
|HF:||18 Justin Murphy||42 Callan Beasy||16 Scott Camporeale|
|F:||13 Justin Davies||25 Brendan Fevola||30 Jarrad Waite|
|Ruck:||2 Corey McKernan||43 Anthony Koutoufides||27 Darren Hulme|
|26 Sean O'Keeffe, 14 Brad Fisher, 11 Barnaby French , 6 Kade Simpson|
|Emg:||Blake Campbell||Anthony Franchina||Barnaby French*|
|In:||Darren Hulme, Glenn Manton, Barnaby French*, Kade Simpson*#|
|Out:|| Michael Martyn (knee), Anthony Franchina, |
Blake Campbell, Bret Thornton (illness)*
-*Lawrence Angwin (groin) and Bret Thornton (illness) replaced by Barnaby French and #Kade Simpson (who had played the previous day in the VFL).
MilestonesLast Game (Carlton): This would be Justin Murphy's final game for Carlton. Ironically his previous stint with the Blues also ended against Port Adelaide at Football Park in Round 21, 2000.
Brownlow Votes3: Gavin Wanganeen (PA)
2: Byron Pickett (PA)
1: Roger James (PA)
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