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Carlton break the drought in 2018 by winning their first match of the year - against Essendon at the G!

Round 8, 2018

Carlton 4.1 25 6.2 38 10.6 66 14.7 91
Essendon 3.2 20 5.9 39 7.14 56 10.18 78
Venue: MCG
Date: Saturday 12th May, 2018 2.10pm EST
Result: Won by 13 points
Crowd: 44,669
Goalkickers: C.Curnow 3, E.Curnow 2, D. Lang 2, H. McKay 2, J. Lamb 2, Z. Fisher, S. Petrevski-Seton, S. Kerridge 1.
Reports: Nil
Umpires: Eleni Glouftsis, Matt Stevic, Nathan Williamson
Injuries: M. Wright (ankle)
Ladder: 17th


Game Review

WE WON!

The Blues ended our 7 game losing streak to start the season by defeating the Bombers at the G, in this dour but heart-warming game in front of a good crowd which included many of our 1968 Premiership Team.

Team


B: 24 Cam O'Shea 17 Sam Rowe 14 Liam Jones
HB: 6 Kade Simpson 20 Lachie Plowman 39 Dale Thomas
C: 13 Jed Lamb 9 Patrick Cripps (Acting Captain) 4 Lochie O'Brien
HF: 46 Matthew Wright 30 Charlie Curnow 11 Sam Kerridge
F: 16 Darcy Lang 10 Harry McKay 2 Paddy Dow
Ruck: 8 Matthew Kreuzer 35 Ed Curnow 25 Zach Fisher
Interchange: 5 Sam Petrevski-Seton 18 Aaron Mullett 21 Jarrod Garlett
32 Nick Graham
Coach: Brendon Bolton
Emg: 1 Jack Silvagni, 29 Cam Polson, 34 Andrew D Phillips, 37 Matt Shaw

-* Matthew Wright started off the back of the centre square

Milestones

Debut (Carlton): Darcy Lang
First Goal (Carlton): Darcy Lang
First wins in Navy Blue: Darcy Lang, Paddy Dow, Lochie O'Brien, Jarrod Garlett, Cam O'Shea, Harry McKay, Aaron Mullett
Droughts: This would be our last win until the end of July

AFLCA Votes

9 - Patrick Cripps (Carl)
9 - Ed Curnow (Carl)
6 - Matthew Kreuzer (Carl)
2 - Dyson Heppell (Ess)
2 - Devon Smith (Ess)
1 - Charlie Curnow (Carl)
1 - Dale Thomas (Carl)

Brownlow Votes

3 - Patrick Cripps (Carl)
2 - Ed Curnow (Carl)
1 - Matthew Kreuzer (Carl)

Best and Fairest Votes



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