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Carlton lost to the eventual Premier, Essendon, by 4 points at the MCG.

Preliminary Final, 1912

Carlton 0.5 5 1.7 13 4.10 34 6.12 48
Essendon 1.2 8 3.4 22 6.6 42 7.10 52
Venue: MCG Date: Saturday September 21, 1912
Result: Lost by 4 points Umpire: Elder Crowd: 47,414
Goalkickers: R.Moran 2, V.Valentine 2, J.Baquie 1, V.Gardiner 1.
Best: H.Haughton, B.Dick, A.McDonald, P.Mills, D.Gillespie, R.Moran, J.Wells, A.Wilson, G.Green.
Reports: Nil Injuries: Nil










Game Review

After the game, the Carlton Committee suspended Rod McGregor for 12 months for disobeying his captain's orders, and for other incidents during the game.

Essendon went on take their second consecutive flag, giving Jack Worrall five VFL Premierships as a coach after leading the Blues to their triple triumphs of 1906-08.

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Team


B: 5 Andy McDonald 30 Doug Gillespie 1 Alex Barningham
HB: 24 Paddy Mills 18 Billy Dick (vc) 26 Harry Haughton
C: 4 Tom Clancy 11 Rod McGregor 19 George Bruce
HF: 12 George Challis 15 Jim Marchbank 7 Richard Moran
F: 9 Gordon Green 13 Vin Gardiner 25 Jack Baquie
Ruck: 23 Archie Wilson 8 Jack Wells (c) 6 Viv Valentine
Coach: Norman Clark


Milestones

Last game: Doug Gillespie

Curtain Raiser

A match between Sydney Schoolboys and Melbourne Combined Schools.
Sydney won 6.8 to 5.8


Semi Final | 1913