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Round 8, 1940         Carlton lost to Essendon by 23 pts - Windy Hill. Went to sleep at 3/4 time.

Round 8, 1940

Carlton 3.3 21 6.6 42 7.11 53 8.15 63
Essendon 4.1 25 6.4 40 7.12 54 12.14 86
Venue: Windy Hill
Date: Saturday 15 June 1940
Result: Lose by 23 points
Crowd: 16,000
Goalkickers: P.Schmidt 3, C.Mann 2, M.Crisp 1, J.Francis 1, B.Green 1.
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Game Review

A dominant, 5-goal last quarter gave the Bombers an impressive win at Windy Hill, as Carlton fell to sixth place on the ladder. This game was notable because Blues champion Jim Francis notched up only the second goal of his illustrious career for the Blues - 111 games (and six seasons) after he kicked his first major in round 10, 1934!

At the end of this round Carlton were in 6th spot on the ladder with a percentage of 101.2.

Team

B: 2 Don McIntyre 26 Jim Park 1 Frank Anderson
HB: 6 Bob Chitty 10 Jim Francis (acting capt.) 9 Gordon Cameron
C: 7 Jack Carney 12 Creswell 'Mickey' Crisp 32 Bob Green
HF: 16 Jim Mooring 27 Cyril Mann 19 Ron Cooper
F: 3 Jack Bennett 28 Jack Wrout 23 Paul Schmidt
Ruck: 14 Rod McLean 4 Ken Baxter 11 Jack Hale
19th Man: 30 Mick Price
Coach: Brighton Diggins



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