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Round 2, 1943         Carlton defeated Footscray by 20 points at Western Oval.

Round 2, 1943

Carlton 0.0 0 3.8 26 7.14 56 8.18 66
Footscray 2.4 16 4.5 29 5.10 40 6.10 46
Venue: Western Oval
Date: Saturday 15 May 1943
Result: Won by 20 points
Crowd: 11,000
Goalkickers: J.Baird 3, C.McInnes 2, K.McLean 1, J.Mooring 1, J.Wrout 1.
Reports:
Umpire:
Injuries:
Best: Rae, Savage, Mooring, Atkinson, Knight, Howell

Game Review

On the surface, a 20 point win looks comfortable enough. But have a look at the scoring shots and you can see that the Blues of 1943 had more than their fair share of 'kicking behinds' - in a goal scoring sense - something that would hurt them all year.

Carlton remained in 1st on the ladder with a percentage of 154.7.

Team

B: 9 Bob Atkinson 12 George Gniel 6 Bob Chitty
HB: 18 Arthur Sanger 15 Vin Brown 1 Frank Anderson
C: 23 Keith Rae 14 Ken McLean 8 Fred Fitzgibbon
HF: 4 Lance Collins 28 Jack Wrout 11 Jim Knight
F: 31 Charlie McInnes 17 Jim Baird 13 Jack Howell
Ruck: 24 Ron Savage 3 Jack Bennett 16 Jim Mooring (acting capt.)
19th Man: 5 Ted Tuohill
Coach: Percy Bentley


Milestones

Debut (Carlton): Ted Tuohill
Score Records: This was the last of 10 consecutive wins for Carlton, one of the best winning streaks in our history


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