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Round 17, 1975         Carlton lost to Hawthorn by 4 pts - Princes Park. Rod Galt debuts for CFC

Round 17, 1975

Carlton2.0126.03611.47015.11101
Hawthorn4.2268.75512.108215.15105
Venue: Princes ParkDate: Saturday July 26, 1975
Result: Lose by 4 pointsUmpire: John SutcliffeCrowd: 31,104 Receipts: $27,737
Goalkickers: G.Kennedy 4, D.McKay 3, M.Fitzpatrick 2, M.Maclure 2, S.Jackson 1, T.Keogh 1, R.Ohlsen 1, P.Jones 1.
Best: A.Jesaulenko, S.Jackson, P.Jones, G.Southby, B.Armstrong, T.Keogh.
Reports: NilInjuries: Nil











Game Review

Despite an impressive second half, the Blues went down to Hawthorn (via defender Brian Douge's late goal) by 4 points in this exciting contest at Princes Park. No two clubs had ever dominated a season up to this point as these two had. Ultimately, neither was able to clinch the flag. Former St Kilda ruckman-forward Rod Galt made his debut for Carlton, adding to the Blues' already impressive line-up of big men.

As expected the two League leaders put on an outstanding exhibition of power football at Princes Park, where Carlton lost by a mere four points. The lead changed at least six times in a thrill-packed last quarter. Hawthorn's win was their 11th in a row, which equals their best ever winning run created in 1961 (when they won the Grand Final). It was only the Hawks ninth century score in 51 years against Carlton - four in the last three years. It was the Blues third loss of the season (Haw, Nth Melb. and Essendon), but they showed great form, even without vice-captain Robert Walls and rover Rod Ashman. - Football Record.

Team

B: 19 John O'Connell 20 Geoff Southby 17 Rod Galt
HB: 25 Alex Jesaulenko (c) 36 Mark Maclure 15 Phil Pinnell
C: 7 Graeme Whitnall 5 Syd Jackson 10 Alan Mangels
HF: 24 Russell Ohlsen 43 David McKay 16 Greg Kennedy
F: 28 Peter Jones (acting vc) 23 Craig Davis 8 Trevor Keogh
Ruck: 3 Mike Fitzpatrick 11 Bruce Doull 12 Barry Armstrong
Res: 32 Bryan Quirk 31 Danny Halloran
Coach: John Nicholls


Milestones

Debut (Carlton): Rod Galt


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