|Date: Friday April 12, 2002||Result: Win by 20 points|
|Umpires: Mitchell, James, Rosebury||Crowd: 63,864|
|Goalkickers: Carlton - McKernan, Lappin 3, Hickmont 2, Ratten, Camporeale, Hulme. |
Collingwood - Buckley 2, Lockyer, Burns, Lonie, Cloke, N. Davis.
|Reports: Nil||Injuries: Nil|
For Carlton Corey McKernan was very good up forward with 3 goals, including a terrific set shot goal off the boundary line in the last quarter which ensured the win. Matthew Lappin also kicked 3 while Adrian Hickmott kicked 2. Justin Murphy was Best on Ground with 26 possessions and was well supported in the midfield by Brett Ratten, Scott Camporeale and Darren Hulme. Lance Whitnall led the defence, which conceded just 7 goals.
Following the match Collingwood President, Eddie McGuire, blasted his players about their loss. It was later commented that this game was the catalyst for Collingwood's march into the finals in 2002. It was to hold no such glory for Carlton.
Although not up there in quality or stature, this game is remembered by Carlton fans as one of the better wins of the era. For more games like this, please click here.
|B:||45 Anthony Franchina||22 Glenn Manton||10 Michael Mansfield|
|HB:||5 Andrew McKay (vc)||8 Lance Whitnall||29 Simon Beaumont|
|C:||17 Scott Freeborn||7 Brett Ratten (c)||9 Adrian Hickmott (dvc)|
|HF:||21 Craig Bradley||36 Trent Sporn||12 Matthew Lappin|
|F:||19 Andrew Merrington||2 Corey McKernan||27 Darren Hulme|
|Ruck:||24 Matthew Allan||18 Justin Murphy||16 Scott Camporeale|
|Interchange:||34 Simon Wiggins||40 Jim Plunkett||28 Ian Prendergast|
|33 Ryan Houlihan|
|Emg:||Simon Fletcher||Brendan Fevola||Andrew Merrington*|
|In:||Darren Hulme, Scott Freeborn|
|Out:||Simon Fletcher, Brendan Fevola|
-*David Gallagher was a late withdrawal (ankle)- replaced by Merrington
Brownlow Votes3: Justin Murphy (CARL)
2: Scott Camporeale (CARL)
1: Nathan Buckley (COLL)
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