|Venue: Princes Park||Date: Saturday May 14, 1966|
|Result: Win by 61 points||Umpire: Fisher||Crowd: 31,819|
|Goalkickers: B.Bennett 4, J.Nicholls 3, I.Nankervis 2, B.Quirk 2, S.Silvagni 1, K.Greenwood 1, A.Gallagher 1, I.Robertson 1.|
|Reports: Ken Greenwood (Striking Don McKenzie) - Reprimand||Injuries:|
The Blues balanced the season ledger at at 2 losses and 2 wins in thrashing Essendon by ten goals at Princes Park, and celebrated Carlton Legend John Nicholls' 150th match in style. Interestingly, Nicholls would also celebrate his 250th match with a similar strong victory against Essendon some 7 years later.
This good win lifted the Blues to sixth - now just one win outside the top four.
Carlton defeated Essendon by 10 goals with John Nicholls dominant in the ruck and up forward for the Blues. - Football Record.
|B:||21 Barry Gill||20 Wes Lofts||44 Ron Stone|
|HB:||26 Graeme Anderson||11 John Goold||18 John Lloyd|
|C:||39 Cliff Stewart||34 Ian Robertson||6 Garry Crane|
|HF:||32 Bryan Quirk||1 Serge Silvagni||3 Kevin Hall|
|F:||5 Ken Greenwood||13 Bill Bennett||23 Ian Nankervis|
|Ruck:||2 John Nicholls (vc)||31 Ron Barassi (cc)||10 Adrian Gallagher|
|Res:||36 Peter McLean||29 Maurie Fowler|
Out: I. Collins, J. Gill
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