Round 6, 1912         An easy 40 point win over St Kilda at Princes Park was just the tonic after three straight losses.

Round 6, 1912

Carlton 2.3 15 5.7 37 7.10 52 12.15 87
St Kilda 1.8 14 3.8 26 6.9 45 6.11 47
Venue: Princes Park Date: Saturday June 1, 1912
Result: Won by 40 points Umpire: Field: Nugent, Boundary: Roy and Doherty, Goal: Minahan and Sigmont, Steward: Myers Crowd:
Goalkickers: V.Gardiner 5, J.Wells 3, N.Bowen 1, G.Challis 1, H.Haughton 1, V.Valentine 1.
Reports: Injuries: Gardiner (broken hand)

Game Review

"The Carlton-St.' Kilda battle was interesting, but Carlton came with overpowering rushes in the last quarter, and gained the clay with 40 points to the good, St. Kilda were inclined to overdo the handballing.

Challis, the ex-Tasmanian, played his best game for the Dark Blues last week, handling the wet ball with wonderful certainty. Gardiner, Marchbank, Bowen and A. McDonald were about the best of the others. Bill Johnson, in the first half especially, was Carlton's most reliable defender. Dick, in the last two quarters, was very fine."

At the end of this round Carlton were in 5th spot on the ladder with a percentage of 131.4.


B: 16 Billy Payne 3 Norman Clark (coach) 2 Ned Bowen
HB: 10 Ernie Jamieson 6 Billy Dick (vc) 29 Bill Johnson
C: 4 Tom Clancy 11 Rod McGregor 8 George Bruce
HF: 9 Gordon Green 15 Jim Marchbank 5 George Challis
F: 23 Archie Wilson 13 Vin Gardiner 12 Andy McDonald
Ruck: 26 Harry Haughton 19 Jack Wells (c) 18 Viv Valentine
Coach: Norman Clark

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