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1968 Championship of Australia

Carlton 7.4 46 9.7 61 12.12 84 13.15 93
Sturt 2.2 14 4.10 34 4.13 37 6.20 56
Venue: Adelaide Oval Date: October 5, 1968
Result: Win by 37 points Umpire: Ray Whitfield (WA). Crowd: 38,926
Goalkickers: B. Kekovich 4.2, B. Bennett 3.2, P. Jones 3.1, A. Gallagher 1.4, D. Munari 1.2, B. Quirk 1.1, J. Nicholls 0.2, R. Auchettl 0.1.
Best: B. Quirk, P. Jones, G. Crane, I. Collins, B. Kekovich.
Reports: Nil Injuries: Nil











Game Review

The 1968 Championship of Australia was the 12th edition of the Championship of Australia, a ANFC-organised national club Australian rules football match between the champion clubs from the VFL and the SANFL. Carlton 13.15 (93) d Sturt 6.20 (56). This was the first Championship of Australia match to be held since 1914.

Carlton defeat Sturt in the 1968 Championship of Australia after their glorious Premiership win against Essendon.

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Team

B: 19 Ian Collins 20 Wes Lofts 44 Ron Stone
HB: 21 Barry Gill 42 Robert Walls 36 Peter McLean
C: 32 Bryan Quirk 47 Neil Chandler 6 Garry Crane
HF: 25 Alex Jesaulenko 12 Bill Bennett 41 Ron Auchettl
F: 8 Dennis Munari 16 Brian Kekovich 28 Peter Jones
Ruck: 2 John Nicholls 1 Serge Silvagni 10 Adrian Gallagher
Res: 23 Ian Nicholl 30 Vin Waite
Coach: Ron Barassi







Front Cover of the 1969 Footy Record Cover (1969 Championship Game).
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