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Carlton lost to Geelong by 57 points - Telstra Dome.

Round 17, 2004

Carlton 1.3 9 4.4 28 8.6 54 11.8 74
Geelong 5.5 35 9.10 64 12.17 89 18.23 131
Venue: the Dome
Date: Sun July 25, 2004 Result: Loss by 57 points
Umpires: Meredith, Avon, James Crowd: 43,210
Goalkickers: Fevola 3, Fisher, Clarke, Deluca, Houlihan, Koutoufides, Morrell, Stevens, Waite
Reports: Nil Injuries: Norman (hand), Prendergast (shoulder)













Game Review

Carlton were no match against the 5th placed Cats and as had been the case all season, showed that while it could compete with the lower ranked sides, it could not compete with the top few sides. They had no answer for the Cats' small forwards Kingsley, Chapman and Ablett, who kicked 11 goals between them, while most of their forwards struggled. They made numerous disposal errors.

Matthew Lappin worked hard from half back and had 24 disposals. Scott Camporeale and Heath Scotland each had 21, while Nick Stevens had 20.

Paul Chapman, taken with the pick given to Geelong by Carlton for Mick Mansfield, again starred.

Team

B: 3 Digby Morrell 32 Bret Thornton 20 Cory McGrath
HB: 12 Matthew Lappin 43 Anthony Koutoufides (c) 33 Ryan Houlihan
C: 29 Heath Scotland 10 Brett Johnson 31 Jordan Bannister
HF: 16 Scott Camporeale (vc) 8 Lance Whitnall (vc) 15 David Teague
F: 26 Adrian Deluca 25 Brendan Fevola 14 Brad Fisher
Ruck: 11 Barnaby French 28 Ian Prendergast 24 Nick Stevens
Interchange:
1 Andrew Walker, 30 Jarrad Waite, 37 Karl Norman, 9 David Clarke jnr
Coach: Denis Pagan
Emg: Justin Davies Jon McCormick Daniel Harford
In: David Clarke jnr, Jarrad Waite
Out: Justin Davies, Jon McCormick


Milestones

50 Games (AFL): David Teague

Brownlow Votes

3: Paul Chapman (GEE)
2: Gary Ablett Jnr (GEE)
1: Joel Corey (GEE)

Best & Fairest Votes

Scott Camporeale (31), Cory McGrath, David Teague (24), Heath Scotland (4)


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