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St Kilda thumped Carlton by 53 points at Moorabbin. Premiership forward Bill Bennett played his first game for the Blues.

Round 2, 1966

Carlton4.5295.7377.11537.1254
St Kilda1.288.45211.77315.17107
Venue: Moorabbin OvalDate: Saturday April 30, 1966
Result: Loss by 53 pointsUmpire: CrouchCrowd: 30,810
Goalkickers: K.Greenwood 3, A.Gallagher 2, R.Barassi, B.Quirk
Best: K.Greenwood, B.Quirk, A.Gallagher, R.Barassi
Reports: Injuries: T.Board (strained ankle) by M.Fowler in first quarter. J.Gill (cut mouth & slight concussion) replaced by B.Bennett at half time.











Game Review

Ron Stone had replaced Ian Robertson (strained knee ligaments) in the selected side.
Carlton stuck with the ladder-leading Saints for three quarters of this clash at Moorabbin, but were overwhelmed in the last term and lost by 9 goals. Winless after the first two rounds, the Blues sat in eighth place, ahead of three other teams on percentage; Footscray, Fitzroy and Melbourne.

Team

B: 21 Barry Gill 20 Wes Lofts 44 Ron Stone
HB: 26 Graeme Anderson 12 John Gill 18 John Lloyd
C: 6 Garry Crane 19 Ian Collins 25 John Comben
HF: 33 Jim Pleydell 32 Bryan Quirk 3 Kevin Hall
F: 5 Ken Greenwood 4 Max Thomas 24 Terry Board
Ruck: 2 John Nicholls (vc) 31 Ron Barassi (cc) 10 Adrian Gallagher
Res: 13 Bill Bennett 29 Maurie Fowler
Coach: Ron Barassi

Team Changes

In: J. Lloyd, R. Stone, B.Bennett
Out: S. Silvagni, J. Goold, I. Robertson

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Images; Age May 02


Milestones

Debut: Bill Bennett
Last Game: Max Thomas


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