Carlton lost to Melbourne by 51 points at the MCG. Ollie Grieve BOG despite the sizeable loss.

Round 7, 1948

Venue: M.C.G.Date: Saturday May 29, 1948
Result: Lose by 51 pointsUmpire: JonesCrowd: 34,864
Goalkickers: F.Stafford 2, K.Baxter 2, F.Davies 2, A.Streeter 1.
Best: O.Grieve (BOG), R.Garby, R.Green, E.Henfry, F.Stafford.
Reports: NilInjuries:

Game Review

On a waterlogged MCG the Blues produced a brilliant second quarter outscoring the Redlegs 34-3 to take an eighteen point advantage into half-time. However that proved "the end of the penny-section".

Melbourne overwhelmed the Carlton side in the second half to record 12 goals 6 to 1 goal 3.

Ollie Grieve must have played an outstanding game to be named BOG in a side trounced by 51 points. Much of the afternoon he spent playing on Demon star Norm Smith, who was making his 200th league appearance.


B: 33 Ritchie Green 27 Ollie Grieve 9 Bob Kelsey
HB: 2 Tom Simmons 23 Bert Deacon (vc) 26 Jim Clark
C: 30 Max Howell 6 Ern Henfry (c) 12 Doug Williams
HF: 10 Fred Stafford 8 Frank Cahill 20 Ray Garby
F: 28 Fred Davies 21 Ken Baxter 22 Allan Streeter
Ruck: 13 Jack Howell 5 George Bailey 35 Jack Conley
Res: 14 Alan Sorrell 7 Herb Turner
Coach: Percy Bentley

Image: Age May 31


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