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Carlton lost to Richmond by 9 points at Princes Park as 'Mickey' Crisp played his debut game for the Blues.

Round 1, 1931

Carlton 7.3 45 8.5 53 10.6 66 15.8 98
Richmond 1.4 10 2.14 26 7.19 61 14.23 107
Venue: Princes Park Date: Saturday May 2, 1931
Result: Lose by 9 points Umpire: Scott Crowd: 26,500 (approx.)
Goalkickers: M.Crisp 5, L.Allen 4, H.Vallence 2, A.Clarke 1, T.Downs 1, A.Doyle 1, F.Williams 1.
Reports: Nil Injuries: H.Vallence (knee) replaced by R.Job in last quarter. F.Williams (broken nose).










Game Review

Carlton gave up a 6 goal lead at the first change to the Tigers, who kicked 12 goals to our 7 in the second half to snatch the game in what must have been a thrilling last quarter with 12 goals scored.

Carlton sat in 9th spot (of 12 teams) after the first round with a percentage of 91.6.

Team

B: 9 Eric Huxtable 21 Frank Gill 24 Len Clarke
HB: 18 Ern O'Regan 14 Jack Green 6 Fred Gilby
C: 7 Joe Kelly 2 Colin Martyn (acting capt.) 29 Fred Williams
HF: 30 Vin Arthur 22 Harry Vallence 19 Alec Doyle
F: 20 Les Allen 12 Creswell 'Mickey' Crisp 31 Ansell Clarke
Ruck: 17 Charlie Davey 33 Bruce Scharp 3 Tommy Downs
19th Man: 13 Rex Job
Coach: Dan Minogue


Image
Sporting Globe May 02


Milestones

Debuts: Len Clarke and Creswell 'Mickey' Crisp
Debut and Only Game: Rex Job and Ern O'Regan


1931 | Round 2