In a contentious match at Moorabbin, the Blues beat St Kilda by 5 points.

Round 5, 1967

St Kilda4.3276.5419.76111.975
Venue: Moorabbin OvalDate: Saturday May 13, 1967
Result: Won by 5 pointsUmpire: CrouchCrowd: 44,382
Goalkickers: A.Jesaulenko 3, A.Gallagher 2, B.Gill 2, T.Board 1, V.Waite 1, K.Hall 1, I.Collins 1.
Best: W.Lofts (BOG), R.Barrasi, I.Collins, J.Nicholls, B.Gill, A.Gallagher, K.Hall.
Reports: Injuries: C.Stewart replaced by G.Crane in the last quarter.


In this controversial clash against St Kilda at Moorabbin, Carlton got home by five points, after the siren failed to sound at half time. Play continued for at least 20 seconds, during which time defender Barry Gill scored one of his two goals, and defeat eventually cost St Kilda a finals berth.

This game is remembered as one of Carlton's more controversial finishes, a theme explored in a Blueseum exclusive article available here.

Carlton celebrated ruckman John Nicholls' 200th game with a five point win over reigning premiers St Kilda. The game was controversial as the Blues kicked what proved to be the decisive goal after the siren had failed at half time. - Football Record.


The crowd of 44,382 set a record attendance for a Carlton game at Moorabbin, and was the third highest crowd ever at the venue.

View CH9 TV Coverage

Commentators Tony Charlton, Ian Cleland, Brendan Edwards - Parts of the 2nd, 3rd, and Final Quarter action. (Total 28 minutes)
Includes John Gill's controversial goal on half time.


B: 21 Barry Gill 20 Wes Lofts 3 Kevin Hall
HB: 18 John Lloyd 17 Gordon Collis 36 Peter McLean
C: 39 Cliff Stewart 19 Ian Collins 34 Ian Robertson
HF: 31 Ron Barassi (cc) 25 Alex Jesaulenko 32 Bryan Quirk
F: 30 Vin Waite 12 John Gill 24 Terry Board
Ruck: 2 John Nicholls (vc) 1 Serge Silvagni 10 Adrian Gallagher
Res: 9 Peter Kerr 6 Garry Crane
Coach: Ron Barassi

Kevin Hall scores a goal while being tackled by St.Kilda's Brian Mynott
Image: courtesy The Age May 15

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