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On Collingwood's home ground, Carlton defeated Essendon by 3 points to qualify for their first Grand Final.

Semi Final, 1904

Carlton 0.0 0 4.4 28 6.5 41 6.7 43
Essendon 1.2 8 4.3 27 6.3 39 6.4 40
Venue: Victoria Park Date: Saturday September 10, 1904
Result: Won by 3 points Umpire: Ivo Crapp Crowd: 16,000
Goals: A.Snell 2, G.Topping 2, M.Grace 1, E.Prescott 1.
Best: B.Leeds, B.Boyle, T.Kennedy, G.Bruce, G.Topping, F.Elliott, C.Roland, J.Flynn, A.Snell, H. McShane.
Reports: Injuries:














Game Review

Carlton won through to our first-ever VFL Grand Final in 1904, with this three-point win against Essendon at Victoria Park. In the last minute of the game, Essendon's star forward Jack McKenzie had the opportunity to win the game for his team, but his place-kick from wide out just missed - allowing the Blues to meet Fitzroy in the Grand Final a week later.

Team


B: Billy Leeds Frank Hince Ernie Walton
HB: Billy Payne Albert Trim Charlie Roland
C: Ted Kennedy Bob Boyle George Bruce
HF: Henry McShane Mick Grace Joe McShane (c)
F: Jim Marchbank George Topping Eddie Prescott
Ruck: Jim Flynn (vc) Fred Elliott Archie Snell
Coach: Jack Worrall


Changes

In : J.Flynn, E. Prescott
Out : C.O'Connor, P.Pitt


Round 17 | Grand Final

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