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Carlton lost to Hawthorn by 23 points - MCG. Kouta broke the League Games Record for #43.

Round 19, 2006

Carlton2.3154.6 308.105813.1290
Hawthorn7.34512.67814.10 9417.11113
Venue: MCG
Date: Sun 13 August, 2006, 2:10pm Result: Loss by 23 points
Umpires: M Head, R Chamberlain, S Wenn Crowd: 36,817
Goalkickers: Fevola 8, Bannister, Betts, Bryan, Scotland, Waite
Reports: NilInjuries: Fevola (concussion)













Game Review

Carlton, coming off its upset victory against Melbourne in Round 18, went in as favourites against the 14th placed Hawks (something that was a rarity in this era). Unfortunately the Blues still seemed to be in celebration mode, while the more switched on Hawks raced away to a 5 goal lead at quarter time after dominating the clearances. This was extended to 8 goals at haf time before the Blues once again fought their way back into the match. They would get as close as 17 points late in the match and waste opportunities to get closer, before the Hawks responded with a goal to run out 23 point winners.

Brendan Fevola kicked 8 goals (an equal personal best) to further extend his lead of the AFL goal kicking. Matthew Lappin continued his return to form with a career high 36 possessions, while Nick Stevens had 35.

Team


B: 44 Andrew Carrazzo 32 Bret Thornton 1 Andrew Walker
HB: 20 Cory McGrath 8 Lance Whitnall (vc) 29 Heath Scotland
C: 2 Jordan Russell 40 Adam Bentick 12 Matthew Lappin (vc)
HF: 6 Kade Simpson 30 Jarrad Waite 14 Brad Fisher
F: 43 Anthony Koutoufides (c) 25 Brendan Fevola 19 Eddie Betts
Ruck: 11 Barnaby French 33 Ryan Houlihan 24 Nick Stevens (vc)
Interchange:
13 Luke Blackwell, 17 Setanta Ó hAilpín, 27 Chris Bryan, 31 Jordan Bannister
Coach: Denis Pagan
Emg: Dylan McLaren Jesse Smith David Teague
In: Jordan Bannister
Out: Simon Wiggins (injured)


Milestones

Guernsey #25: Brendan Fevola wearing guernsey number 25 scored 8 goals in this game and his 4th goal was the 1,000th senior Carlton goal scored by a player wearing number 25. The top five Carlton goal scoring guernsey numbers are 4 (with 1,327 goals), 22 (1,177 goals), 1 (1,074 goals), 16 (1,037 goals) and 25 (1,004 goals).
Guernsey #43: Anthony Koutoufides also broke the League and Carlton record in this game when he played his 264th senior game in guernsey number 43, breaking the previous record that had been held by Carlton's David McKay.

Brownlow Votes

3: Lance Franklin (HAW)
2: Brendan Fevola (CARL)
1: Brad Sewell (HAW)


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