Carlton lost to Essendon by 39 points at East Melbourne.

Round 4, 1899

Carlton 0.1 1 1.1 7 1.1 7 1.3 9
Essendon 1.2 8 3.3 21 5.10 40 6.12 48
Venue: East Melbourne Cricket Ground
Date: Saturday 27 May 1899
Result: Loss by 39 Points
Crowd: "A small gathering" (Herald)
Goalkickers: W.O'Cock 1, L. Morrison 0.1, 0.2 unknown
Umpire: Keenan
Injuries: Bill Sharkey (shoulder)

Game Review

Another deplorable performance. Carlton fans must have been wondering if there was any improvement coming.

In four rounds the Blues had scored 7 goals (and been held goalless in 11 of the 16 quarters played). We were now dead last on the 8-team VFL ladder, with no wins and a miserable percentage of 28.22.


B: Charlie Sweatman Bill Sharkey Will Stuckey
HB: Ernie Walton (c) Dan Lanigan Bill McNamara
C: Peter Williams Bill Casey Bobadil Hooper
HF: Bob Bird Bobby Walsh Joe Archer
F: Bill Churchyard Alf Hearnden Wally O'Cock
Ruck: Len Morrison Pat Considine Billy Monagle
No Coach: No coach and the captain directed the side


In: C.Sweatman, J.Archer, A.Hearnden
Out: H.McShane (knee), J.Roberts, H.Dohrmann


Last Game: Alf Hearnden and Charlie Sweatman

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