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Carlton lost to Fitzroy by 2 points at Princes Park.

Round 3, 1911

Carlton 2.0 12 4.4 28 5.5 35 6.7 43
Fitzroy 4.2 26 4.4 28 6.6 42 6.9 45
Venue: Princes Park Date: Saturday May 13, 1911
Result: Loss by 2 points Umpire: Crowd:
Goalkickers : V.Gardiner 3, M.Gotz 2, J.Wells 1.
Reports: Injuries: N.Bowen (lacerated kidney) during the third quarter.











Game Review

After draws in both rounds to date, the highly improbable almost came to pass when this match resulted in a 2 point win to the Maroons.

No wins from 3 outings was an unsatisfactory opening to 1911.

At the end of this round Carlton were in 6th spot on the ladder with a percentage of 98.7.

Football Accident

"The fall which Bowen, the Carlton footballer, received in the third quarter of the Fitzroy and Carlton match on Saturday proved more serious than was first thought. On Saturday Bowen had taken to his bed, and two doctors were summoned. It was found that he was suffering from a lacerated kidney. Bowen has been unable to sleep for two nights, and has lost a considerable quantity of blood."
(Riverine Herald Echuca 16 May p2)

Team


B: Dick Harris Ernie Jamieson Ned Bowen
HB: Norman Clark Billy Payne (vc) Bruce Campbell
C: Tom Clancy Rod McGregor George Bruce
HF: Alex Barningham Martin Gotz Les Rowe
F: Charlie Taylor Vin Gardiner Andy McDonald
Ruck: Fred Elliott (cc) Jack Wells Viv Valentine
Coach: Fred Elliott


Milestones

Last Game: Les Rowe and Bruce Campbell
Last Game (Carlton): Charlie Taylor
100 Goals: Vin Gardiner


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