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Carlton defeated Collingwood by 17 points at Princes Park.

Round 6, 1941

Carlton 2.4 16 6.11 47 12.15 87 13.21 99
Collingwood 1.4 10 3.8 26 5.11 41 11.16 82
Venue: Princes Park
Date: Saturday 7 June 1941
Result: Win by 17 points
Crowd: 18,500
Goalkickers: P.Schmidt 5, H.Dowsley 2, R.Savage 2, B.Chitty 1, J.Wrout 1, J.Mooring 1, B.Green 1.
Reports: Bob Chitty (Elbowing Alby Pannam) - 2 weeks
Umpire: E.Hawkins
Injuries: J.Wrout (instep) replaced by C.Mann in the last
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Game Review


Prior to the commencement of the match Bob Chitty was informed that two of his brothers, who were with the 2/2 Field Ambulance A.I.F. during the German invasion of the Mediterranean island of Crete, were reported missing.
Despite being upset by the news, Bob decided to play and was one of the Blues' best players.

Look at the scores, and enjoy not only the win, but the knowledge that we probably should've creamed them this day! Paul Schmidt was again terrific up front for Carlton with another 5-goal haul, but Bob Chitty was reported for elbowing Alby Pannam, and was suspended for 2 weeks. The good news was that Melbourne also lost, and after defeating Collingwood, Carlton was now entrenched in fourth place, behind Essendon, Footscray and Richmond.

"Congratulating players after the Carlton game Carlton's president (Mr. K. Luke) said. "We have paid off one old score to-day, and we intend to pay off another when we meet Melbourne at the M.C.G. next Monday." (Age June 19 p10)

At the end of this round Carlton were in 4th spot on the ladder with a percentage of 116.5.

Team

B: 6 Bob Chitty 21 Frank Gill 5 George Bailey
HB: 18 Arthur Sanger 10 Jim Francis (c) 1 Frank Anderson
C: 15 Vin Brown 8 Jack Skinner 32 Bob Green
HF: 19 Ron Cooper 28 Jack Wrout 12 Creswell 'Mickey' Crisp
F: 14 Rod McLean 20 Harcourt Dowsley 23 Paul Schmidt
Ruck: 24 Ron Savage 31 Charlie McInnes 16 Jim Mooring
19th Man: 27 Cyril Mann
Coach: Percy Bentley



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