Round 5, 1936         Carlton defeated Footscray by 35 points at Western Oval.

Round 5, 1936

Venue: Western OvalDate: Saturday May 30, 1936
Result: Win by 35 pointsUmpire: McMurrayCrowd: 15,000
Goalkickers: H.Vallence 4, A.Clarke 2, M.Crisp 2, F.Anderson 1, R.Cooper 1, G.Dougherty 1, M.Johnson 1, K.Shea 1.
Reports: Injuries: G.Dougherty replaced Micky Crisp (groin) at three quarter time.

Game Review

One can almost feel the wind at the old Western Oval with this scoreline. Carlton would nag one against the wind, and then effectively end the match in the second quarter with 8 to nil with the wind. Footscray would manage 4 in the third with the zephyr, but could not get within Carlton's score, and with the Blues having the benefit of the wind in the end, the game was over with the Blues 35 points up at the final siren.

At the end of this round Carlton were in 3rd spot on the ladder with a percentage of 151.8.


B: 6 Fred Gilby 26 Jim Park 1 Frank Anderson
HB: 11 Jack Hale 10 Jim Francis (c) 30 Clem Neeson
C: 7 Jack Carney 8 Keith Shea 32 Bob Green
HF: 12 Creswell 'Mickey' Crisp (vc) 3 Wally Mutimer 15 Maurie Johnson
F: 13 George Collard 22 Harry Vallence 19 Ron Cooper
Ruck: 17 Charlie Davey 14 Rod McLean 31 Ansell Clarke
19th Man: 35 George Dougherty
Coach: Frank Maher


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