Carlton get back on track with a 16-point win over St Kilda at Princes Park.

Round 13, 1966

St Kilda4.0244.5294.9335.1141
Venue: Princes ParkDate: Saturday July 23, 1966
Result: Win by 16 pointsUmpire: JolleyCrowd: 33,367 Receipts: $4,833
Goalkickers: R.McLean 2, I.Collins 2, J.Gill 1, V.Waite 1, P.McLean 1.
Best: J.Nicholls, C.Stewart, K.Hall, A.Gallagher, I.Collins, P.McLean.
Reports: Injuries: D.Vandenberg (cramp) replaced by J.Pleydell in last quarter. V.Waite (cramp)

Game Review

Proving that at their best, the Blues could match any other side in the competition, this stirring victory over St Kilda at Princes Park marked the third occasion in 1966 that Carlton had beaten a side sitting either first or second on the ladder. Once again, it was the champion ruck duo of Nicholls and Gallagher that paved the way for the win, with Ricky McLean making his presence felt up forward. The top four after this round was Collingwood, Richmond, St Kilda and Geelong, with Essendon and Carlton next.

John Nicholls and Adrian Gallagher again formed a strong combination for Carlton as the Blues defeated St Kilda by 16 points at Princes Park. Darrel Baldock and Ian Stewart were good players for the Saints. - Football Record.


B: 21 Barry Gill 20 Wes Lofts 44 Ron Stone
HB: 7 John Kemp 11 John Goold 3 Kevin Hall
C: 39 Cliff Stewart 19 Ian Collins 6 Garry Crane
HF: 12 John Gill 1 Serge Silvagni 32 Bryan Quirk
F: 30 Vin Waite 14 Ricky McLean 8 Dick Vandenberg
Ruck: 2 John Nicholls (acting capt.) 36 Peter McLean 10 Adrian Gallagher
Res: 46 Bob Lane 33 Jim Pleydell
Coach: Ron Barassi

Team Changes

In: C. Stewart, R. McLean, V. Waite, B. Lane, D. Vandenberg
Out: G. Anderson, K.Greenwood, T. Board, I. Robertson, P. Constance


Debut: Bob Lane, Dick Vandenberg

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