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Carlton are too good for Geelong at Optus Oval, winning by 29 points.

Round 3, 1994

Carlton 3.1 19 9.6 60 13.12 90 14.15 99
Geelong 2.4 16 5.6 36 6.7 43 10.10 70
Venue: Optus Oval Date: Sunday April 10, 1994
Result: Win by 29 points Umpires: Kennedy, McKernan & Bird. Crowd: 27,787 Gate: $86,392
Goalkickers: Kernahan 3, Bond, Alvin, Madden, Mitchell 2, McKay, Hanna, Cook 1
Best: P.Dean, S.Silvagni, M.Sexton, M.Hanna, G.Williams, A.Whitehead, M.Hogg.
Reports: Andrew Cavedon (Striking Peter Riccardi) - 3 match suspension. Injuries: Nil











Game Review

Carlton would knock up their first win of the season in this Round 3 clash at home against the Cats. The Blues midfield of Williams, Barry Mitchell and first gamer Adrian Whitehead would rack up 33, 25 and 26 possessions respectively to keep us ahead of the Cats, but it would be the tireless Andrew McKay at half back who would kick a goal and take home the votes.

Stephen Kernahan would kick his first 3 goals for the year, after missing Round 1 to injury and being held goal-less by the Pies. Troy Bond would continue his knack of kicking goals with 2. Tom Alvin, at this stage of his career more a forward flanker, would slot 2 for the Blues.

Another first-gamer in Tony Lynn would make a quiet start to his AFL career with 5 possessions, whilst Andrew Cavedon would play his only game for the year (earning a solitary hit-out), his last before moving on to Fitzroy for Season 1995.

Future Blues Stephen O'Reilly, Adrian Hickmott and Michael Mansfield all ran out for the Cats in this Round 3 game.

Team


B: 7 Brett Ratten 1 Stephen Silvagni 14 Michael Sexton
HB: 5 Andrew McKay 35 Peter Dean 39 Ang Christou
C: 13 Mil Hanna 2 Greg Williams 32 Adrian Whitehead
HF: 31 Tom Alvin 18 James Cook 20 Fraser Brown
F: 10 Barry Mitchell 4 Stephen Kernahan (c) 8 Troy Bond
Ruck: 44 Justin Madden 33 Matthew Hogg 21 Craig Bradley (vc)
Interchange: 15 Tony Lynn 40 Andrew Cavedon 43 Anthony Koutoufides
Coach: David Parkin


Milestones

200 Games: Tom Alvin
Debut: Adrian Whitehead
Debut (Carlton): Tony Lynn
Last Game (Carlton): Andrew Cavedon

Brownlow Votes

3. Andrew McKay, Carlton
2. Stephen Silvagni, Carlton
1. Peter Dean, Carlton


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