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Carlton defeated Geelong by 6 points at Princes Park.

Round 11, 1938

Venue: Princes ParkDate: Saturday July 2, 1938
Result: Win by 6 pointsUmpire: HawkinsCrowd: 19,500
Goalkickers:H.Vallence 6, K.Baxter 3, R.Cooper 1, R.McLean 1, J.McElroy 1.
Reports: Injuries:

Game Review

Fifth-placed Geelong almost caused an upset when they stormed home in the last quarter of this game, booting 7.5 to 1.1 by the Blues. But it wasn't quite enough, and Carlton held on to win by one straight kick. Soapy Vallence starred again for the Blues, with 6 majors.

At the end of this round Carlton were in 1st spot on the ladder with a percentage of 125.8.


B: 2 Don McIntyre 21 Frank Gill 1 Frank Anderson
HB: 31 Charlie McInnes 10 Jim Francis (acting capt.) 6 Bob Chitty
C: 7 Jack Carney 23 Paul Schmidt 32 Bob Green
HF: 29 Bert Butler 4 Ken Baxter 11 Jack Hale
F: 17 Harry Hollingshead 22 Harry Vallence 27 Kevin Fox
Ruck: 14 Rod McLean 15 Jack McElroy 19 Ron Cooper
19th Man: 8 Gordon Crisp
Coach: Brighton Diggins

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