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Round 4, 1940         Carlton lost to Melbourne by 26 pts - Princes Park. Jack Bennett makes his debut

Round 4, 1940

Carlton 3.3 21 5.8 38 8.9 57 13.12 90
Melbourne 4.5 29 7.9 51 13.17 95 16.20 116
Venue: Princes Park
Date: Saturday 18 May 1940
Result: Lose by 26 points
Crowd: 18,000
Goalkickers: P.Schmidt 7, J.Hale 2, K.Baxter 1, J.Bennett 1, R.Savage 1, J.Wrout 1.
Reports:
Umpire:
Injuries: D.McIntyre badly shaken in a collision in the first quarter, he was replaced by C.Mann at three quarter time.
Best: J.Mooring, P.Schmidt.

Game Review

Carlton fell to their second loss in a row, this time to equal top of the table, Melbourne. It was also the final game for Premiership Captain Brighton Diggins.

The Blues were in 6th place with a percentage of 99.0, one win off the top teams St Kilda and Melbourne

Team


B: 2 Don McIntyre 21 Frank Gill 26 Jim Park
HB: 6 Bob Chitty 10 Jim Francis (vc) 1 Frank Anderson
C: 16 Jim Mooring 12 Creswell 'Mickey' Crisp 32 Bob Green
HF: 24 Ron Savage 28 Jack Wrout 19 Ron Cooper
F: 3 Jack Bennett 4 Ken Baxter 23 Paul Schmidt
Ruck: 5 Brighton Diggins (cc) 14 Rod McLean 11 Jack Hale
19th Man: 27 Cyril Mann
Coach: Brighton Diggins


Milestones

Debut: Jack Bennett
Last Game: Brighton Diggins
100 Goals: Ken Baxter


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