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Carlton lost to Hawthorn by 31 pts - Princes Park. Ray Byrne's last game

Round 6, 1978

Venue: Princes ParkDate: Saturday May 6, 1978
Result: Lose by 31 pointsUmpires: G.Polites & J.Chapman Crowd: 19,464 Receipts; $20,479
Goalkickers: K.Sheldon 5, M.Maclure 3, R.Galt 2, J.Buckley 2, R.Ashman 2, T.Keogh 2, P.Fitzpatrick 1, A.Mangels 1, W.Harmes 1
Best: R.Ashman, B.Armstrong, A.Jesaulenko, B.Armstrong, T.Keogh, K.Sheldon, M.Maclure, K.Heath
Reports: Nil Injuries: A.Jesaulenko (bruised knee)

Game Review

Sergio Silvagni's last game as caretaker Coach of Carlton. He took over from Ian Stewart when the triple Bownlow Medalist became ill and could not continue his duties. Alex Jesaulenko was appointed Coach of the club in time for the following weeks game.


B: 7 Graeme Whitnall 20 Geoff Southby 18 Kevin Heath
HB: 21 Rod Austin 11 Bruce Doull 25 Alex Jesaulenko (acting capt.)
C: 10 Alan Mangels 37 Wayne Harmes 26 Ray Byrne
HF: 6 Peter Fitzpatrick 43 David McKay (acting vc) 12 Barry Armstrong
F: 17 Rod Galt 36 Mark Maclure 16 Jim Buckley
Ruck: 2 Warren 'Wow' Jones 8 Trevor Keogh 14 Rod Ashman
Interchange: 41 Peter Brown 5 Ken Sheldon
Coach: Serge Silvagni


Last game: Ray Byrne
Score Records: This would be a record score by Hawthorn against Carlton, standing for almost 30 years until Round 12, 2007 when the Hawks would kick 27.18.180 and thrash Carlton by 100 points in front of a huge crowd

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