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Carlton defeated Essendon by 3 points in a great scrap at Windy Hill. Ron Hines debuted, but captain Jim Francis was injured and forced into retirement.

Round 14, 1943

Carlton1.395.6368.75510.1070
Essendon4.3275.7377.10529.1367
Venue: Windy HillDate: Saturday August 14, 1943
Result: Win by 3 pointsUmpire: HawkinsCrowd: 19,000
Goalkickers: J.Wrout 3, C.McInnes 2, T.Dillon 1, R.Hines 1, J.Mooring 1, M.Price 1, R.Savage 1.
Reports: Injuries: A.Sanger (injured) replaced by M.Wilson at quarter time. J.Francis (knee) F.Fitzgibbon (leg)











Game Review

Carlton captain Jim Francis suffered a knee injury that ended his celebrated career in this epic Carlton v Essendon battle at Windy Hill. Popular clubman Ron Hines provided some consolation in his debut game, as the Blues downed the Bombers by 3 points.

The Blues climbed up into 3rd spot with a percentage of 123.2.

Team


B: 32 Bob Green 12 George Gniel 20 Graham Tudor
HB: 18 Arthur Sanger 10 Jim Francis (c) 26 Jim Clark
C: 8 Fred Fitzgibbon 6 Bob Chitty 23 Keith Rae
HF: 11 Ron Hines 28 Jack Wrout 7 Tom Dillon
F: 31 Charlie McInnes 5 Ted Tuohill 30 Mick Price
Ruck: 24 Ron Savage 3 Jack Bennett 16 Jim Mooring (vc)
19th Man: 27 Max Wilson
Coach: Percy Bentley


Milestones

50 Games: Arthur Sanger
Debut: Ron Hines
Last Game: Jim Francis


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