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Round 6, 1946         Carlton defeated St Kilda by 77 points at Junction Oval.

Round 6, 1946

Reports:
Carlton2.1137.115311.148022.17149
St Kilda2.4165.6368.115910.1272
Venue: Junction OvalDate: Saturday May 25, 1946
Result: Win by 77 pointsUmpire: SpokesCrowd: 19,000
Goalkickers: K.Baxter 7, J.Conley 4, R.Garby 3, K.Hands 3, J.Howell 3, T.Dillon 1, H.Turner 1.
Best: Howell, Deacon, Conley, Baxter, Sanger, Hines, Clark, Garby
Injuries:











Game Review



A fairly even game up until three quarter time. Howell and Deacon turned many of the Saints attacking moves and in turn initiated most of Carlton's successful advances into the forward line. The Blues' got onto top in the third term with it's class, skill, and pace coming to the fore. The Navy Blues completely demoralised St. Kilda in the final term.

Howell (Carlton)

"Marking brilliantly, and a tower of strength in the ruck, Howell, of Carlton was the player of the day at St. Kilda. In the first term when the Saints were attacking with the wind, Howell's spectacular high marks turned many thrusts. This fine form stuck to him all day. He was strong in attack as well as in defence." (The Age May 27)

Footnote

Brilliant Test cricketer all-rounder Keith Miller played with St. Kilda, but he was forced to leave the field during the second quarter with a back injury.

Team


B: 18 Arthur Sanger 27 Ollie Grieve 25 Jim Baird
HB: 31 Charlie McInnes 23 Bert Deacon 26 Jim Clark
C: 11 Ron Hines 10 Clinton Wines 12 Doug Williams
HF: 32 Tom Dillon 1 Ken Hands 20 Ray Garby
F: 14 Rod McLean (a/c) 21 Ken Baxter 7 Herb Turner
Ruck: 13 Jack Howell 3 Jack Bennett 35 Jack Conley
Res: 28 Fred Davies 33 Ritchie Green
Coach: Percy Bentley


Milestones

Score Records: This is Carlton's fourth highest 4th Quarter score in the VFL / AFL


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