Carlton lost to Hawthorn by 11 points - Optus Oval

Round 6, 2003

Carlton 2.2 14 6.3 39 8.7 55 9.9 63
Hawthorn 5.2 32 6.4 40 9.6 60 11.8 74
Venue: Optus Oval Date: Sat May 3, 2003
Result: Loss by 11 points Umpires: McLaren, Head, Avon Crowd: 27,725
Goalkickers: McKernan 2, Prendergast, Waite, Camporeale, Fevola, French, Houlihan, Koutoufides
Reports:Waite (striking)- 2 weeks Injuries: Nil

Game Review

The Hawks had the better of Carlton in the opening quarter, taking a 3 goal lead at quarter time. But the Blues fought back in the second quarter, kicking 4 unanswered goals to take the lead. A late goal to the Hawks just before half time saw them reclaim the lead by the barest of margins. The Hawks then kicked 3 unanswered goals before the Blues responded with 2 to be 5 points down at the final change. In the final quarter, no goals were scored for 16 minutes before the Hawks broke through with 2 to take a match winning 17 point lead. A late goal from Carlton reduced the final margin to 11 points.

Brett Ratten. playing his first game for a month, gathered a match-high 28 possessions and 5 tackles, while Matthew Lappin had 27 off half back. Lance Whitnall and Andrew McKay also provided plenty of rebound from defence.


B: 36 Trent Sporn 10 Mick Martyn 29 Simon Beaumont
HB: 5 Andrew McKay (vc) 8 Lance Whitnall 12 Matthew Lappin
C: 33 Ryan Houlihan 7 Brett Ratten (c) 16 Scott Camporeale
HF: 18 Justin Murphy 43 Anthony Koutoufides 25 Brendan Fevola
F: 30 Jarrad Waite 9 Adrian Hickmott (dvc) 2 Corey McKernan
Ruck: 11 Barnaby French 28 Ian Prendergast 27 Darren Hulme
13 Justin Davies, 41 Jonathon McCormick, 40 Jim Plunkett, 4 Luke Livingston
Coach: Denis Pagan
Emerg: Anthony Franchina Simon Fletcher Jim Plunkett *
In: Brett Ratten Mick Martyn Jim Plunkett (late)*
Out: Bret Thornton (suspended), Brad Fisher (knee), Simon Wiggins (groin- late)*

-*Late Change Plunkett for Wiggins

Brownlow Votes

3: Jade Rawlings (HAW)
2: Joel Smith (HAW)
1: Anthony Koutoufides (CARL)

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