Collingwood came out on top in this match at Princes Park. Tasmanian Berkley Cox made his debut for the Blues.

Round 16, 1958

Venue: Princes ParkDate: Saturday August 9, 1958
Result: Lose by 19 pointsUmpire: NunnCrowd: 24,000
Goalkickers: L.Brereton 4, P.Barry 1, B.Cox 1, J.Heathcote 1.
Best: L.Brereton, S.Silvagni, G.Ferry, J.James, B.Comben, M.Pope
Reports: NilInjuries: P.Webster (knee) replaced by G.Gilchrist. J.Benetti (thigh) replaced by D.Hall both in last quarter.

Game Review

Carlton lost this game after being on the receiving end of a five-goal, third-quarter blitz by Collingwood. The Blues only consolation was that they picked up a gem in Tasmanian youngster Berkley Cox, who played the first of his 102 games in this 19-point defeat.

Taken from the Heatley Stand looking north to the Gardiner Stand and the Press Box


B: 15 Bruce Comben (c) 25 George Ferry 2 John Nicholls
HB: 10 John James 3 Peter Webster 12 Don Nicholls
C: 30 Jack Sullivan 11 Laurie Kerr (vc) 23 John Chick
HF: 9 Berkley Cox 18 Peter Barry 8 John Benetti
F: 5 Gerald Burke 22 Denis Strauch 6 Leo Brereton
Ruck: 26 Maurie Pope 20 Serge Silvagni 37 John Heathcote
Res: 34 Don Hall 28 Graham Gilchrist
Coach: Jim Francis


Debut: Berkley Cox

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