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Carlton lost to Richmond by 10 points - Princes Park. Carlton's score of 28 remains their lowest ever against the Tigers.

Round 9, 1924

Carlton0.332.6182.10223.1028
Richmond1.064.3275.6365.838
Venue: Princes ParkDate: Saturday June 21, 1924
Result: Lose by 10 pointsUmpires: A McKinnonCrowd: 21,000
Goalkickers: H.Clover 1, H.Carter 1, A.Duncan 1.
Reports: Alex Duncan. Injuries:











Game Review

A torrid encounter, typical of matches in the era between these two sides.

Alex Duncan managed to be reported 3 times; for kicking George Rudolph, for elbowing Reuben Reid and for "making an offensive motion to the boundary umpire" (??). Surprisingly, he was exonerated on all counts.

The Tigers Donald Don was suspended for a lazy 11 matches for charging Newton Chandler.

This was Horrie Clover's last game as Captain for the Blues, replaced by Vice Captain Paddy O'Brien. The Football Record of the time said "Horrie Clover's illness will prevent him playing for a long time. He has sent in his resignation as Captain, and Pat O'Brien will be elected leader of the side, with McLatchie his vice" (Football Record, July 5, 1924).

At the end of this round Carlton were in 9th spot on the ladder with a percentage of 88.5.

Team


B: 26 Ray Brew 33 Jim Watson 4 Fred Pringle
HB: 11 Maurie Beasy 10 Paddy O'Brien (vc) 30 Johnny Davies
C: 3 Jimmy Goonan 7 Stan Trebilco 14 Harry Bell
HF: 22 Harry Toole 1 Horrie Clover (c) 20 Alex Duncan
F: 28 Ernie McAlpine 2 Newton Chandler 21 Stewart McLatchie
Ruck: 5 Rupe Hiskins 29 Garney Goodrick 25 Harold Carter
Coach: Percy Parratt


Milestones

Score Records: This remains Carlton's lowest ever score against the Tigers.
Captaincy: This was Horrie Clover's last game as Captain


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