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Carlton lost to Nth Melbourne by 32 pts - Princes Park

Round 17, 1980

Carlton5.4346.84413.139114.17101
Nth Melbourne4.3275.83810.107020.13133
Venue: Princes ParkDate: Saturday July 26, 1980
Result: Lost by 32 pointsUmpires: Kevin Smith & Mike Dye Crowd: 26,347 Receipts: $33,474
Goalkickers: M.Maclure 3, K.Sheldon 3, W.Jones 2, M.Fitzpatrick 2, V.Catoggio 2, W.Johnston 1, A.Marcou 1.
Best: B.Doull, A.Marcou, V.Perovic, R.Klomp, M.Maclure, W.Jones
Reports: Nil Injuries: Nil












Game Review


Yes, Carlton conceded a 21-point lead at three-quarter time, but what the scorecard does not reveal is that North kicked 2 vital goals during time-on in the 3rd quarter. They then finished the game off with a 10-goals to one final quarter, with Wayne Schimmelbusch and John Byrne leading the onslaught. Again, another last quarter fade-out by the Blues.

Carlton - suffering a bit from post-premiership blues, but still formidable because of the cool heads such as Doull and Southby, the kickgetters such as Armstrong, Wells and Johnston, and the devastating pace of Catoggio, Buckley, Marcou, Ashman and Sheldon. Maclure showed a return to form on Saturday against North Melbourne, and that makes them still a definite chance for the premiership. I think their problem is still up forward. You can cheat up front some of the time with mediocrity, but not all the time. However, give them a hard ground, a big crowd and room to move at VFL Park and the MCG and they could beat any team. - Barry Richardson Inside Football

Team


B: 27 Des English 20 Geoff Southby 21 Rod Austin
HB: 11 Bruce Doull 15 Val Perovic 22 Robbert Klomp
C: 16 Jim Buckley 1 Greg Wells 19 Michael Young
HF: 7 Wayne Johnston 36 Mark Maclure (vc) 8 Trevor Keogh
F: 2 Warren 'Wow' Jones 33 Peter McConville 4 Vin Catoggio
Ruck: 3 Mike Fitzpatrick (c) 12 Barry Armstrong 34 Alex Marcou
Interchange: 39 Stephen Buckley 5 Ken Sheldon
Coach: Peter Jones


Milestones

200 Games: Geoff Southby
Last Game (Carlton): Stephen Buckley


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