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Carlton crack their first win of the year against the Bulldogs, winning by 44 points. They also crack the 100 point barrier for the first time in 3 years, which had become a very big thing in the media....

Round 5, 2019

Carlton 5.3 33 8.5 53 11.8 72 15.11 101
Footscray (Western Bulldogs) 3.3 21 4.10 34 6.12 48 7.15 57
Venue: Dome
Date: Sunday 21st April, 2019 (1.10 pm)
Result:s Won by 44 point
Crowd: 35,069
Goalkickers: H. McKay 4, L. Casboult 3, P. Dow, M. Murphy, M. Gibbons, J. Silvagni, M. McGovern, S. Petrevski-Seton, Z. Fisher, S. Walsh 1.
Reports: Nil
Umpires: J. Dalgleish, J. Power, B. Wallace
Injuries: C.Curnow (knee soreness) replaced in selected side by L. Casboult
Ladder: 15th

Game Review

Best players: S. Petrevski-Seton, P. Cripps, H. McKay, M. Gibbons, L. Casboult, Z. Fisher


B: 14 Liam Jones 20 Lachie Plowman 23 Jacob Weitering
HB: 6 Kade Simpson 22 Caleb Marchbank 24 Nic Newan
C: 3 Marc Murphy 9 Patrick Cripps (c) 18 Sam Walsh
HF: 35 Ed Curnow 11 Mitch McGovern 25 Zac Fisher
F: 1 Jack Silvagni 10 Harry McKay 40 Michael Gibbons
Ruck:8 Matthew Kreuzer 5 Sam Petrevski-Seton 2 Paddy Dow
Interchange: 4 Lochie O'Brien 29 Cameron Polson 39 Dale Thomas
41 Levi Casboult
Coach: Brendon Bolton
Emg: 7 Matthew Kennedy, 19 Angus Schumacher, 27 Matthew Lobbe, 30 Charlie Curnow

In; Charlie Curnow
Out; Will Setterfield (suspended), Matthew Lobbe (omitted), C.Curnow (knee soreness) replaced in selected side by L. Casboult
*- Late change Charlie Curnow was replaced by Levi Casboult in the selected side


First Goal: Michael Gibbons
Interesting Fact: (1) Marc Murphy 100th win
Interesting Fact: (2) Marc Murphy (254 games) and John Murphy (246 games) became the 7th Father / Son combination to reach 500 games
Interesting Fact: (3) Kade Simpson played his 312th game for Carlton becoming the equal 4th highest games played for the Mighty Blues with the Great Stephen Silvagni.
Interesting Fact: (4) Sam Walsh became the first player to record 24 disposals or more in each of his first five games.
Interesting Fact: (5) First time Carlton had scored more than 100 points in a game since Round 11, 2016 vs Brisbane Lions. There were 59 consecutive games in which the Blues failed to crack the ton. The talk was that this was the second longest such stretch in our history, the longest being 1897 to 1904 back in the Inception Blues days!


10 - Harry McKay (CARL)
7 - Patrick Cripps (CARL)
7 - Sam Petrevski-Seton (CARL)
4 - Zac Fisher (CARL)
1 - Lachie Plowman (CARL)
1 - Marcus Bontempelli (WB)

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