Carlton d Essendon by 60 pts - Princes Park. Bryan Quirk's 100th game.

Round 2, 1971

Venue: Princes ParkDate: Saturday April 10, 1971
Result: Won by 60 pointsUmpire: Coates Crowd: 30,480
Goalkickers: A.Gallagher 4, S.Jackson 4, R.McLean 4, J.Nicholls 2, R.Walls 2, B.Quirk 2, S.Silvagni 1, V.Waite 1.
Best: S.Jackson (BOG), A.Gallagher, D.McKay, I.Robertson, R.McLean, J.Nicholls.
Reports: NilInjuries: Nil

Game Review

After controlling the match comfortably throughout the first half the Blues appeared to relax during the third term and were perhaps a touch fortunate that Essendon squandered their opportunity by kicking 4-7 for the quarter.

The home side made the Bombers pay dearly with a nine goal blitz to run out 10 goal winners.

A good response to our surprise first round loss to the Kangaroos.

The Blues redeemed themselves slightly with a nine-goal final quarter against Essendon but coach Ron Barassi can hardly be happy. Last year the Blues would have turned the power on a flagging Essendon much earlier. It's unlikely that Barassi would be happy if he compared his team's efforts against other big leaguers. Big John Nicholls played his 249th game for Carlton to become the most experienced VFL player. This is one game more than North Melbourne's John Dugdale. - Footy Week.


B: 21 Barry Gill 20 Geoff Southby 30 Vin Waite
HB: 35 Barry Mulcair 43 David McKay 15 Phil Pinnell
C: 8 Trevor Keogh 34 Ian Robertson 32 Bryan Quirk
HF: 5 Syd Jackson 42 Robert Walls (vc) 22 Neil Chandler
F: 4 Bruce Doull 14 Ricky McLean 18 Brian Walsh
Ruck: 2 John Nicholls (c) 1 Serge Silvagni 10 Adrian Gallagher
Res: 16 Gary Lawson-Smith 49 Andy Lukimitis
Coach: Ron Barassi

Note: Andrew Lukimitis changed his name to Lukas and Gary Smith changed his name to Lawson-Smith in 1971.


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