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Round 8, 1931         Carlton defeated Melbourne by 64 points at Princes Park.

Round 8, 1931

Carlton 2.1 13 8.10 58 12.11 83 18.14 122
Melbourne 5.1 31 5.1 31 8.4 52 9.4 58
Venue: Princes Park Date: Saturday June 20, 1931
Result: Won by 64 points Umpire: Scott Crowd: 25,000 (approx.)
Goalkickers: H.Vallence 6, M.Crisp 3, L.Allen 3, A.Clarke 2, B.O'Brien 2, C.Davey 1, T.Downs 1.
Reports: Nil Injuries: Nil










Game Review

Carlton had a resounding victory over Melbourne, who were placed 5th on the ladder.

You may have noticed that the Round orders in this year appear to be slightly out of order - in fact, Carlton's next game after this Round 8 game was the Round 6 game! Please click here to find out why.

At the end of this round Carlton were in 4th spot on the ladder with a percentage of 141.0.

Footnote

Field umpire Scott held up play for quite sometime in the first quarter while having his ankle strapped by the trainers.

Team

B: 23 Jim Crowe 21 Frank Gill (acting vc) 32 Frank O'Rourke
HB: 9 Eric Huxtable 25 Bernie O'Brien 6 Fred Gilby
C: 7 Joe Kelly 2 Colin Martyn (acting capt.) 30 Vin Arthur
HF: 19 Alec Doyle 27 Alf Egan 12 Creswell 'Mickey' Crisp
F: 20 Les Allen 22 Harry Vallence 31 Ansell Clarke
Ruck: 17 Charlie Davey 10 Denis Kelleher 3 Tommy Downs
19th Man: 29 Fred Williams
Coach: Dan Minogue


Milestones

50 Games: Charlie Davey


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