Carlton lost to Richmond by 45 points - Telstra Dome.

Round 20, 2006

Carlton5.2328.6 5413.78514.1195
Richmond4.32713.58316.13 10921.14140
Venue: Telstra Dome
Date: Sun 20 August, 2006, 2:10pm Result: Loss by 45 points.
Umpires: Grun, Ellis, HendrieCrowd: 37,094
Goalkickers: Fevola 3, Waite, Whitnall 2, Bentick, Betts, Bryan, French, Houlihan, Koutoufides, Walker 1.
Reports: Wiggins (charging) - reprimandInjuries: Wiggins (fractured eye socket)

Game Review

Carlton started well, looking sharp, winning the centre clearances and kicking the ball long and quickly to race away to an early 3-goal lead. But Richmond then took control of the clearances and reduced the margin to 5 points at quarter time, then kicked 7 unanswered goals to take a 38 point lead. Full-forward Brendan Fevola then kicked 3 goals (his only ones of the match) to reduce the margin to 29 points at half time. Richmond again extended its lead to 45 points in the third quarter, before the Blues responded with 4 goals to reduce the deficit at the final change to 24 points. A 5 goal to 1 final quarter saw the Tigers run out 45 point winners.

Heath Scotland was again the major possession winner with 26, while Matthew Lappin had 25. Irish recruit Setanta Ó hAilpín continued to improve with a couple of dashing runs out of defence, including a two bounce run on the wing hitting Andrew Walker's chest inside 50, resulting in a goal.


B: 1 Andrew Walker 32 Bret Thornton 29 Heath Scotland
HB: 17 Setanta Ó hAilpín 8 Lance Whitnall (vc) 31 Jordan Bannister
C: 14 Brad Fisher 24 Nick Stevens (vc) 12 Matthew Lappin (vc)
HF: 6 Kade Simpson 30 Jarrad Waite 33 Ryan Houlihan
F: 27 Chris Bryan 25 Brendan Fevola 34 Simon Wiggins
Ruck: 11 Barnaby French 43 Anthony Koutoufides (c) 19 Eddie Betts
Interchange:20 Cory McGrath 44 Andrew Carrazzo 40 Adam Bentick
41 Jesse Smith
Coach: Denis Pagan
Emg: Luke Blackwell Dylan McLaren Trent Sporn
In: Jesse Smith, Simon Wiggins
Out: Luke Blackwell (omitted), Jordan Russell (omitted)


Debut: Jesse Smith
Last Game (Carlton): Chris Bryan
Interesting fact: Barnaby French would earn his only Brownlow Vote at Carlton, just 2 matches before ending his career.

Brownlow Votes

3: Andrew Raines (RICH)
2: Greg Stafford (RICH)
1: Barnaby French (CARL)

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