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Round 6, 1920         Carlton lost to Melbourne by 18 points - Princes Park.

Round 6, 1920

Carlton2.4164.9334.16407.2466
Melbourne2.3154.4289.55913.684
Venue: Princes ParkDate: Saturday June 5, 1920
Result: Lose by 18 pointsUmpire: ElderCrowd:
Goalkickers: B.Boromeo 1, H.Clover 1, P.Daykin 1, C.Fisher 1, D.Keily 1, F.Mercovich 1, J.Stephenson 1.
Reports: Injuries:











Captaincy Change?

Friday's Herald (p3) reported that Charlie Fisher resigned the captaincy on Thursday 3rd. and Paddy O'Brien was elected. The Leader also reported Fisher had resigned the captaincy (June 12 p21)

Game Review

Drenching rain had made the ground very heavy. The centre cricket pitch area was a pool of water. There was some doubt that the match would take place.
Many players were wanting the game postponed until Monday.
The weather had a marked effect on the attendance. The game commenced at 3.09pm.

For the 3rd time this year, the Blues had more scoring shots than their opposition yet still lost, this time around they had 12 more scoring shots but still lost to the Fuschias by 18 points.

Melbourne's score was quite remarkable as actually Princes Park was under water when the match began and a quagmire by it's close.

At the end of this round Carlton were in 6th spot on the ladder with a percentage of 100.0.

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Former Carlton player Jack Baquie between Charlie Canet and Charlie Fisher
Note: Basic scoreboard in the background.
Image: SLV Herald June 05 p3


Team

B: 18 Wally Raleigh 4 Mort Keily 15 Dave Crone
HB: 5 Rupe Hiskins 10 Paddy O'Brien 29 Jack Greenhill
C: 12 Charlie Canet (vc) 16 Gordon Green 8 Newton Chandler
HF: 13 Frank Mercovich 1 Horrie Clover 21 Stewart McLatchie
F: 2 Percy Daykin 3 Jack Stephenson 7 Charlie Fisher (c)
Ruck: 27 Bert Boromeo 6 Alf Key 28 Lyle Downs
Coach: Norman Clark


Milestones

Debut: Jack Stephenson
Debut and Only Game (Carlton): Alf Key


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