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Carlton celebrated John Nicholls' 150th game with a 10-goal thrashing of Essendon at Princes Park.

Round 4, 1966

Carlton5.4346.74312.98115.12102
Essendon1.282.3153.7255.1141
Venue: Princes ParkDate: Saturday May 14, 1966
Result: Win by 61 pointsUmpire: FisherCrowd: 31,819
Goalkickers: B.Bennett 4, J.Nicholls 3, I.Nankervis 2, B.Quirk 2, S.Silvagni 1, K.Greenwood 1, A.Gallagher 1, I.Robertson 1.
Reports: Ken Greenwood (Striking Don McKenzie) - Reprimand Injuries:












Game Review

The Blues balanced the season ledger at at 2 losses and 2 wins in thrashing Essendon by ten goals at Princes Park, and celebrated Carlton Legend John Nicholls' 150th match in style. Interestingly, Nicholls would also celebrate his 250th match with a similar strong victory against Essendon some 7 years later.
This good win lifted the Blues to sixth - now just one win outside the top four.

Carlton defeated Essendon by 10 goals with John Nicholls dominant in the ruck and up forward for the Blues. - Football Record.

Team

B: 21 Barry Gill 20 Wes Lofts 44 Ron Stone
HB: 26 Graeme Anderson 11 John Goold 18 John Lloyd
C: 39 Cliff Stewart 34 Ian Robertson 6 Garry Crane
HF: 32 Bryan Quirk 1 Serge Silvagni 3 Kevin Hall
F: 5 Ken Greenwood 13 Bill Bennett 23 Ian Nankervis
Ruck: 2 John Nicholls (vc) 31 Ron Barassi (cc) 10 Adrian Gallagher
Res: 36 Peter McLean 29 Maurie Fowler
Coach: Ron Barassi

Team Changes

In: J. Goold, I. Robertson
Out: I. Collins, J. Gill

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Milestones

150 Games: John Nicholls


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