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Carlton d St Kilda by 42 pts - VFL Park. CFC's 1600th league game

Round 10, 1980

Carlton2.4167.115310.167614.20104
St Kilda2.2143.3216.7439.862
Venue: VFL Park WaverleyDate: Saturday May 31, 1980
Result: Win by 42 pointsUmpires: J.Chapman & K.Dargavel Crowd: 37,594 Receipts; $69,963
Goalkickers: D.McKay 4, P.McConville 2, K.Sheldon 2, M.Fitzpatrick 1, V.Catoggio 1, W.Johnston 1, P.Maylin 1, R.Ashman 1, M.Young 1.
Best; B.Doull, M.Fitzpatrick, V.Perovic, G.Southby, D.McKay, W.Harmes, K.Sheldon
Reports: J.Blair (St Kilda) by field umpire K.Dargavel for allegedly striking M.Young (Carlton)with a left clenched fist to the face in the first quarter - 2 week suspension.
J.Sarau (St Kilda) by field umpire J.Chapman for allegedly striking R.Klomp with a right clenched fist to the face in the first quarter.
Injuries: Perovic (bruised knee) & Armstrong (cut knee).













Game Review


This was the game when Jesaulenko coached against the Blues for the first time since the turmoil of the George Harris sacking and Jezza's resignation from the Carlton FC. It was also Val Perovic's first encounter with his old club St Kilda since he transferred to the Blues at the start of the 1980 season.


Bruce Doull was voted best on ground for Carlton in this encounter against the Jezza coached Saints. Doull repelled many attacks by the Saints whilst setting up plenty of attacking moves for the Blues. Mike Fitzpatrick showed great leadership and dominated the ruck duels and was able to provide the Blues small men with first use of the football. - Inside Football Player of the Year.

Carlton, which had the game taken up to it by St Kilda in the first half, won the day with a 42 point victory. It was the first occasion on which last season's premiership captain-coach Alex Jesaulenko had played against his Carlton teammates and he performed well until Bruce Doull became his opponent to nullify him. - Football Record.


For a summary of Carlton's Sixteenth 100 League games, click here.


Team

B: 37 Wayne Harmes 20 Geoff Southby 15 Val Perovic
HB: 21 Rod Austin 11 Bruce Doull 22 Robbert Klomp
C: 19 Michael Young 16 Jim Buckley 13 Phil Maylin
HF: 7 Wayne Johnston 36 Mark Maclure (vc) 8 Trevor Keogh
F: 43 David McKay 41 Peter Brown 5 Ken Sheldon
Ruck: 3 Mike Fitzpatrick (c) 12 Barry Armstrong 14 Rod Ashman
Interchange: 33 Peter McConville 4 Vin Catoggio
Coach: Peter Jones


Milestones

200 Games: Trevor Keogh
50 Games: Jim Buckley
Club Milestone: 1,600th League Game


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