Carlton lost to Hawthorn by 27 points at Glenferrie Oval

Round 15, 1960

Venue: Glenferrie OvalDate: Saturday August 6, 1960
Result: Loss by 27 pointsUmpire: Leighton Crowd: 16,000 Receipts: £977
Goalkickers: L.Brereton 2, W.Lofts 2, C.Pavlou 2, B.Bryant 1, G.Gilchrist 1, J.Williams 1.
Reports: Injuries: G.Donaldson (ankle) replaced by J.Williams at half time. B.Bryant (dislocated knee) by B.Arch in last the quarter. B.Comben (bruised shin)

Game Review

After successive losses, Carlton went into this match against the sixth-placed Hawks with some confidence, given the Blues' good record at Glenferrie Oval in recent years. But the Hawks' defence got on top after the main break, and they held on for a comfortable victory.
Carlton dropped one rung on the ladder to ninth after this defeat, only two points ahead of Footscray and North Melbourne.

Hawks Best for 10 Years
Hawthorn kicked 13.10 (88) against Carlton, their best against the Blues since 1950, when they scored 16.15 (111), but lost. Hawthorn had 27 points to spare at the final siren last week. This was their second-highest winning margin against Carlton ever at Hawthorn. Their best was in 1945, when they won by 34 points. - Football Record.

John Nicholls dominated the rucks at Hawthorn. John James was a tower of strength in defence. Best of the rest were Denis Zeunert and Brian Buckley. - Football Record.


B: 15 Bruce Comben (c) 25 George Ferry 4 Brian Buckley
HB: 19 Denis Zeunert 14 Bob Crowe 10 John James
C: 11 Barry Bryant 28 Graham Gilchrist 23 John Chick (vc)
HF: 8 John Benetti 13 Graham Donaldson (dvc) 3 Dave McCulloch
F: 16 Maurie Sankey 20 Wes Lofts 35 Chris Pavlou
Ruck: 2 John Nicholls 5 Gerald Burke 6 Leo Brereton
Res: 31 John Williams 21 Bill Arch
Coach: Ken Hands


In: C. Pavlou, J. Williams
Out: J. Heathcote, B. Williams

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