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Carlton defeated Geelong by 65 points at Princes Park.

Round 8, 1947

Carlton 3.4 22 7.6 48 10.15 75 16.21 117
Geelong 4.2 26 5.3 33 7.7 49 7.10 52
Venue: Princes Park Date: Saturday 7 June, 1947
Result: Win by 65 Points Umpire: Cleland Crowd: Approx. 16,000
Goalkickers: K.Baxter 5, G.Bailey 4, J.Howell 2, K.Hands 1, H.Turner 1, F.Stafford 1, R.Hines 1, J.Conley 1.
Best: J.Howell (BOG), G.Bailey, B.Deacon, F.Stafford, D.Williams, K.Baxter.
Reports: Injuries: V.Brown (bruised thigh).













Game Review

The Cats produced a fine first quarter to lead by 4 points but were thereafter not in the match, being outscored 13 goals to 3.

Carlton's sixth consecutive win (and 7th from 8 matches) confirmed their top position.

Team

B: 18 Arthur Sanger 15 Vin Brown 27 Ollie Grieve
HB: 9 Bob Kelsey 23 Bert Deacon (vc) 26 Jim Clark
C: 8 Fred Fitzgibbon 6 Ern Henfry (c) 12 Doug Williams
HF: 11 Ron Hines 1 Ken Hands 10 Fred Stafford
F: 5 George Bailey 21 Ken Baxter 35 Jack Conley
Ruck: 13 Jack Howell 3 Jack Bennett 7 Herb Turner
Res: 25 Jim Baird 29 Allan Greenshields
Coach: Percy Bentley


Milestones

50 Games: Ron Hines


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