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Carlton hammered Richmond by 51 points at the MCG

Round 2, 1979

Carlton 3.0 18 7.3 45 15.7 97 23.9 147
Richmond 5.7 37 8.11 59 8.15 63 13.18 96
Venue: M.C.G Date: Monday April 16, 1979
Result: Won by 51 points Umpires: John Sutcliffe & Rowan Sawers Crowd: 59,942 Receipts: $93,882
Goalkickers : A.Marcou 3, W.Harmes 3, M.Maclure 3, V.Catoggio 2, D.Collins 2, B.Armstrong 2, M.Fitzpatrick 2, T.Keogh 2, P.Jones, W.Johnston, M.Young, K.Sheldon 1.
Best: W.Harmes, M.Fitzpatrick, D.Collins, T.Keogh, P.Jones, G.Southby
Reports: Injuries:













Game Review


A confident and deadly accurate Carlton team continued their winning ways with a nice little smashing of the Tigers - leaving us perched on top of the ladder with a healthy percentage of 144.04.

Carlton scored a hat-trick of wins to give them a perfect start to the season when they outplayed Richmond after half-time to win Monday's game by 51 points at the MCG. Wayne Harmes, when shifted to the centre, helped set up victory and ruckman Mike Fitzpatrick was again in top form. - Football Record.

Carlton had 8% more kicks, 28.4% more handballs and one more scoring shot but still recorded a 51 point victory. - Ray Young Football Record.

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Team

B: 10 Alan Mangels 20 Geoff Southby 18 Kevin Heath
HB: 25 Alex Jesaulenko (cc) 11 Bruce Doull 22 Robbert Klomp
C: 47 Peter Francis 37 Wayne Harmes 1 Denis Collins
HF: 7 Wayne Johnston 36 Mark Maclure (dvc) 8 Trevor Keogh
F: 28 Peter Jones (vc) 17 Rod Galt 4 Vin Catoggio
Ruck: 3 Mike Fitzpatrick 12 Barry Armstrong 5 Ken Sheldon
Interchange: 19 Michael Young 34 Alex Marcou
Coach: Alex Jesaulenko



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