Carlton defeated Richmond by 31 points - Telstra Dome. Fevola kicked 8, making it 21 in 3 weeks.
|Venue: The Dome|
|Date: Sat 19 June 2004 (night)||Result: Win by 31 points|
|Umpires: Ellis, Nicholls, Margetts||Crowd: 46,618|
|Goalkickers: Fevola 8, Whitnall 3, Koutoufides 2, Camporeale, Lappin, Prendergast, Scotland, Johnson|
|Reports: Fevola (2 weeks)||Injuries: Wiggins (shoulder)|
Game ReviewA 12 goal to 5 first half would set up Carlton's third victory in a row. At one stage the Blues kicked 8 unanswered goals, while the Tigers rarely entered their forward 50 and took a 55 point lead. But the Tigers came back with an 8 goal to 4 third quarter, which reduced the margin to 23 points at the final break. It took 20 minutes for either side to kick a goal in the last quarter- which would edge the Tigers closer, before Carlton kicked the final 2 goals of the match, to run out 31 point victors.
Full Forward Brendan Fevola kicked 8 goals from 10 marks and brought his tally to 21 from the last 3 matches. It was also his third straight Best on Ground performance. Unfortunately he was reported and subsequently suspended in this match. Nick Stevens had 23 possessions.
|B:||3 Digby Morrell||32 Bret Thornton||34 Simon Wiggins|
|HB:||33 Ryan Houlihan||15 David Teague||18 Glen Bowyer|
|C:||20 Cory McGrath||10 Brett Johnson||29 Heath Scotland|
|HF:||12 Matthew Lappin||8 Lance Whitnall (vc)||37 Karl Norman|
|F:||43 Anthony Koutoufides (c)||25 Brendan Fevola||16 Scott Camporeale (vc)|
|Ruck:||26 Adrian Deluca||28 Ian Prendergast||24 Nick Stevens|
|14 Brad Fisher, 13 Justin Davies, 30 Jarrad Waite, 42 Callan Beasy|
|Emg:||David Clarke jnr||Jon McCormick||Kade Simpson|
Milestones50 Games: Simon Wiggins
Rising Star Nominee: Karl Norman
Interesting fact: 3 Wins in a row. This would be the first time since Round 22, 2001 that the Blues would win 3 games in a row. We wouldn't do it again until 2009, some 5 years later...
Brownlow Votes3: Brendan Fevola (CARL)
2: Joel Bowden (RICH)
1: Matthew Lappin (CARL)
Best & Fairest VotesBrendan Fevola (45), Nick Stevens (37), Lance Whitnall (33), Heath Scotland (32), Matthew Lappin (29), Ian Prendergast (28), Ryan Houlihan (23), Glen Bowyer (22), Cory McGrath (21), Scott Camporeale (18), Anthony Koutoufides (11), David Teague (9), Brett Johnson (5), Adrian Deluca, Bret Thornton (4)
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