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1947 Reserves        

1947 Reserves

Reserves Season 1947
Coach: TBD
Captain: TBD
Best & Fairest: Fred Hale
Position: 5th
Premier: North Melbourne

The Herald January 15 (p7) reported that Carlton player Graham Morcom 20, was seriously injured in a car accident at Fernbank near Bairnsdale. He has a fractured skull and is slowly recovering.
Fellow Carlton footballer travellers Jim Clarke and Bill Haydon both escaped injury.

Chelini (Brunswick CYMS), Thynne (Carlton thirds), Les Carr (Bacchus Marsh), Kelsey (Port Melbourne)







April 26
Carlton played South Melbourne
Carlton won by 7 points
Carl; 9.10.64
South; 7.15.57

May 03
Carlton played Richmond
Carlton won by 19 points
Carl; 2.0 9.8 15.11 21.15.141
Rich; 3.3 5.8 12.11 18.14.122

May 10
Carlton played Footscray
Carlton team; from, (23 named) Alexander, Aitken, Bell, Baird, Boys, Carr, Clapton, Chellini, Eldridge, Grieve, Greenshields, Harris, Fred Hale, Hopgood, Howell, Inglis, Kelsey, Pawsey, Redmond, Sorrell, Shaw, Thynne, Way.
Carlton drew with Footscray
Carl; 4.2 7.5 7.5 11.8.74
Foots; 2.2 2.5 7.11 10.14.74

May 17
Carlton played Essendon
Carlton won by 1 point
Carl; 12.18.90
Ess; 13.11.89

June 05
"Beacause of the shortage of guernseys. St.Kilda Seconds have been playing in kahki sweaters this season, but last week took the field in their new uniform - a red guernsey with a black V, white cuffs and collar, and a black number." (Herald June 05 p25)
They were probably playing in Army surplus jumpers.
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Image: Herald June 05 p25

June 14 Carlton played Collingwood

"At the end of the League seconds football match between Carlton and Collingwood on Saturday about 30 men crowded around field umpire McIntyre and punched him on the face. After he had reached the dressing rooms a crowd of about 300 stood outside and yelled loudly for about 20 minutes." (Daily News (Perth) August 16 p14)

June 28
Carlton team; from (23 named) Alexander, Aitken, Boys, Carr, Stan Comber, Cooper, Errington, Greenshields, Hines, Hanton, Howell, Fred Hale, Inglis, Johnson, Kelsey, Leehane, Fred Lalor, Munro, Edmond, Streeter, Sorrell, Thynne, Uncle


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