|Date:||Saturday 10 August 1940|
|Result:||Win by 37 points|
|Goalkickers:||P.Schmidt 5, J.Francis 4, B.Chitty 3, M.Crisp 2, J.Mooring 2, B.Green 1, C.McInnes 1, R.Savage 1, J.Wrout 1.|
Game ReviewCarlton stunned the ladder leading (and eventual Premier) Melbourne with this 37 point win at the MCG. Despite a relatively close game at the last change, Carlton kicked 7 goals to put the game beyond any doubt.
We were in 7th spot with 3 rounds to go - still 2 games off the 3rd placed team.
|B:||2 Don McIntyre||26 Jim Park||1 Frank Anderson|
|HB:||22 Jim Jones||4 Ken Baxter||9 Gordon Cameron|
|C:||7 Jack Carney||8 Jack Skinner||32 Bob Green|
|HF:||16 Jim Mooring||28 Jack Wrout||12 Creswell 'Mickey' Crisp|
|F:||6 Bob Chitty||10 Jim Francis (acting capt.)||23 Paul Schmidt|
|Ruck:||24 Ron Savage||31 Charlie McInnes||11 Jack Hale|
|19th Man:||20 Bert McTaggart|
Jim Francis goals while Mickey Crisp is lying on the ground
Images: Trove; Sporting Globe August 14
Milestones150 VFL Games: Jack Carney
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