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Qualifying Final, 2000         Carlton lost to Melbourne by 9 points - MCG. The game we couldnt and shouldnt have lost - but did as the Demons kicked 7 goals in the last quarter.

Qualifying Final, 2000

Carlton4.4288.85610.147412.1587
Melbourne3.4226.4408.55315.696
Venue: M.C.G.Date: Sunday August 13, 2000
Result: Loss by 9 pointsUmpires: Crowd: 75,570
Goalkickers: M.Lappin 3, L.Whitnall 3, A.Hamill 1, M.Porter 1, R.Houlihan 1, D.Hulme 1, B.Ratten 1, F.Brown 1.
Best: S.Camporeale, B.Ratten, S.Silvagni, L.Whitnall, M.Porter, S.Beaumont.
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Game Review



Almost a decade later, this game still hurts. The Blues were in control - in fact, they were cruising but in particular wasted valuable opportunities in the third quarter with a number of misses when they completely controlled the game. Carlton had kept Melbourne to only 8 goals in the first 3 quarters, yet somehow in a mad panic in the last they kicked another 7 whilst the Blues were overrun by the young Demons.

Melbourne had not been defeated since Carlton belted them by 99 points two months earlier. Melbourne were at full strength so Anthony Koutoufides & Craig Bradley missing this game probably proved the difference.

A horrible, season ending loss, although there were still finals games to be played...














Team


B: 29 Simon Beaumont 22 Glenn Manton 10 Michael Mansfield
HB: 5 Andrew McKay 1 Stephen Silvagni (a/c) 23 Dean Rice
C: 31 Simon Fletcher 7 Brett Ratten 9 Adrian Hickmott
HF: 16 Scott Camporeale 37 Trent Hotton 8 Lance Whitnall
F: 24 Matthew Allan 4 Aaron Hamill 27 Darren Hulme
Ruck: 11 Mark Porter 17 Scott Freeborn 45 Anthony Franchina
Interchange: 12 Matthew Lappin 33 Ryan Houlihan 25 Brendan Fevola
20 Fraser Brown
Coach: David Parkin
Emg: Brett Backwell Stephen O’Reilly Darren Hulme*

-*Darren Hulme replaced Craig Bradley (hamstring)


Round 22 | Semi Final

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