Round 6, 1914         Carlton defeated Melbourne by 58 points at Princes Park.

Round 6, 1914

Carlton 3.6 24 5.10 40 7.16 58 13.19 97
Melbourne 1.1 7 2.3 15 5.4 34 5.9 39
Venue: Princes Park Date: Saturday May 30, 1914
Result: Won by 58 points Umpire: Murphy Crowd:
Goalkickers: B.Cook 5, V.Gardiner 4, G.Topping 3, A.Baud 1.
Best: P.Daykin, A.Baud, A.McDonald, G.Topping, B.Cook, A.Scadden, B.Dick
Reports: Injuries:

Game Review

In front of what was decribed as a "sparse crowd" the Blues beat the Fuchsias by 58 points.

"Carlton had a day at home when they met Melbourne on Saturday. The game was far better to watch than the scores read. Melbourne have a good team, at times a brilliant one, but some how or another it never gets going at the right time. The outstanding feature of the game was the six goals kicked without a single behind by Carlton, four of them being snapshots. The veteran Topping re-appeared in Carlton colors and played as well as ever he did. Melbourne put up a game fight, but victory was not to be their's."
(Trove: Public Opinion June 04 1914 p21)

At the end of this round Carlton were in 6th spot on the ladder with a percentage of 135.5.


B: 23 Albert Scadden 15 Ernie Jamieson 9 Justin McCarthy
HB: 4 Andy McDonald 14 Billy Dick (c) 7 Steve Leehane
C: 2 Ted Brown 29 Rod McGregor 16 Joe Andrew
HF: 12 George Challis 22 Bill Cook 25 Alf Baud
F: 11 Mort Keily 13 Vin Gardiner 18 George Topping
Ruck: 5 Harry Haughton (vc) 3 Percy Daykin 20 Athol Sharp
Coach: Norman Clark


Debuts: Albert Scadden, Bill Cook and Joe Andrew

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