Carlton lost to Geelong by 32 points - Princes Park

Round 15, 1927

Venue: Princes ParkDate: Saturday August 6, 1927
Result: Lose by 32 pointsUmpire: NethertonCrowd: 30,000
Goalkickers: G.Gough 4, H.Clover 3, H.Carter 1, C.McSwain 1, H.Vallence 1.
Reports: Injuries:

Game Review

At the end of this round Carlton were in 5th spot on the ladder with a percentage of 116.1.

Notes From Carlton

W. S. "Jumbo" Sharland writes about the Carlton team prior to this match for the Geelong Advertiser Friday August 05 (p8)
To read click here> http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article232304441


Former Carlton champion Rod McGregor broadcasted this game for 3AR (now Radio National)


"Place-kicking for goal is rarely seen nowadays, but on Saturday in the Carlton-Geelong match five goals were got by this method.
All were beautifully judged shots. Only six place shots were tried all day. Hardiman missed once against the wind." (Trove; Sun News Pictorial August 08 p22)

Sydney Bound

The Carlton team, trainers and officials left for Sydney on the express train on Sunday morning. Only Duncan,Vallence Gough and Seymour were missing.
The team will meet Geelong on Saturday on the SCG and a Combined NSW on the Erskinville Oval on August 20


B: 21 Frank Irwin 33 Jim Watson 20 Ted Brewis
HB: 6 Fred Gilby 32 Alex Duncan 11 Maurie Beasy
C: 7 Joe Kelly 2 Norm Collins 30 Vin Arthur
HF: 27 Frank Seymour 1 Horrie Clover (cc) 28 Tommy Downs
F: 22 Harry Vallence 14 George Gough 5 Les Johnson
Ruck: 29 Maurie Connell 3 Charlie McSwain 25 Harold Carter (vc)
Coach: Horrie Clover

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