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Carlton lost to Melbourne by 5 points at Punt Road Oval. Jim Clark debuted.

Round 7, 1943

Carlton4.9334.11358.176511.2187
Melbourne2.3158.75510.96913.1492
Venue: Punt Rd OvalDate: Saturday June 19, 1943
Result: Lose by 5 pointsUmpire: Crowd: 8,000
Goalkickers: M.Price 4, J.Bennett 2, L.Collins 2, B.Chitty 1, B.Green 1, J.Mooring 1.
Reports: Injuries:











Game Review

Bad kicking remains bad football in any era, and Carlton's 11 goals 21 would be enough to lose this game despite the Blues having 5 more scoring shots than Melbourne.

The Blues were in 7th spot with a percentage of 102.9.

Team


B: 9 Bob Atkinson 12 George Gniel 21 Neil Tucker
HB: 18 Arthur Sanger 15 Vin Brown 1 Frank Anderson
C: 8 Fred Fitzgibbon 7 Tom Dillon 32 Bob Green
HF: 4 Lance Collins 6 Bob Chitty 31 Charlie McInnes
F: 3 Jack Bennett 28 Jack Wrout 30 Mick Price
Ruck: 24 Ron Savage 20 Graham Tudor 16 Jim Mooring (acting capt.)
19th Man: 26 Jim Clark
Coach: Percy Bentley


Milestones

Debut: Jim Clark
Last Game (Carlton): Neil Tucker


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