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Hawthorn's better accuracy around the goals brought them a 32-point win over the Blues at Glenferrie Oval.

Round 10, 1961

Carlton3.2204.6304.7316.1046
Hawthorn5.2328.25011.47012.678
Venue: Glenferrie OvalDate: Saturday June 24, 1961
Result: Loss by 32 pointsUmpire: IrvingCrowd: 21,500
Goalkickers: J.Nicholls 2, B.Bryant 1, T.Carroll 1, I.Collins 1, J.Heathcote 1.
Reports: Injuries: J.Heathcote (cut lip) replaced by M.Cross at half time. J.Nicholls (thigh)










Game Review

A heavy ground in a poor condition greeted the Carlton players at Glenferrie.
Carlton's fifth loss of the year came at the hands of Hawthorn at Glenferrie Oval. The Hawks' tough and effective full-forward John Peck was the difference between the two sides, kicking five goals from limited opportunities.
If not for brilliant defender John James and Serge Silvagni in the ruck, the defeat would have been much greater.
John Nicholls reinjured his thigh in the first term. The home team then started to take control of the game.
John Heathcote was one of the best players on the ground until a first quarter heavy knock and facial injury reduced his effectiveness. He did not take his place in the team after half time.
Carlton's spearhead, Tom Carroll, was well-held by Hawthorn's Sted Hay. He kicked only one major to take his total for the season so far to 24.
The Blues slipped down the ladder to ninth, but remarkably, stayed well in contention for a finals berth - trailing fourth-placed Geelong by only 2 points.

Team

B: 15 Bruce Comben 43 Graeme Anderson 4 Brian Buckley
HB: 32 Vasil Varlamos 14 Bob Crowe 10 John James (acting vc)
C: 21 Bill Arch 9 Berkley Cox 11 Barry Bryant
HF: 19 Ian Collins 20 Wes Lofts 17 Gordon Collis
F: 16 Maurie Sankey 22 Tom Carroll 35 Chris Pavlou
Ruck: 2 John Nicholls (acting capt.) 1 Serge Silvagni 37 John Heathcote
Res: 3 Dave McCulloch 23 Martin Cross
Coach: Ken Hands


In: J. Heathcote, B. Bryant, W. Lofts
Out: G. Gilchrist, L. Brereton, J. Williams


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