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Carlton defeated Sydney by 34 points at Princes Park.

Round 18, 1985

Carlton 2.4 16 11.9 75 16.12 108 19.13 127
Sydney 5.1 31 8.2 50 11.5 71 14.9 93
Venue: Princes Park
Date: Saturday August 3, 1985 Result: Won by 34 points
Umpires: Sidebottom & Smith. Crowd: 15,717 Receipts: $24,728
Goalkickers: W.Johnston 3, R.Ashman 2, P.Meldrum 2, S.Kourkoumelis 2, F.Murphy 2, P.McConville 2, J.Buckley 1, B.Reid 1, T.Alvin 1, M.Maclure 1, J.Madden 1, W.McKenzie 1.
Best: P.Meldrum, J.Madden, R.Ashman, W.Harmes, F.Murphy, S.Kourkoumelis, S.Silvagni.
Reports: Nil Injuries: M.Maclure (bruised ribs) & M.Williams (ankle)













Game Review

The Swans jumped Carlton early, but a dominant 9-goal second quarter by the Blues established a match-winning break that the visitors couldn't peg back.
Paul Meldrum was the star for Carlton with 32 disposals, helped by Justin Madden's dominance in the ruck.

Team


B: 27 Des English 1 Stephen Silvagni 17 Bruce Reid
HB: 31 Tom Alvin 35 Peter Dean 39 Mark Williams
C: 41 Peter Rohde 24 Brendan Hartney 37 Wayne Harmes
HF: 30 Fraser Murphy 36 Mark Maclure 23 Paul Meldrum
F: 33 Peter McConville 9 Ken Hunter (vc) 16 Jim Buckley
Ruck: 44 Justin Madden 7 Wayne Johnston (c) 14 Rod Ashman
Interchange: 28 Spiro Kourkoumelis 45 Warren McKenzie
Emgs: 3 Dave Honybun 48 Ricky Nixon 10 Brad Shine
Coach: David Parkin


Milestones

Last game: Bruce Reid and Brendan Hartney


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