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Round 16, 1971         Carlton lost to St Kilda by 43 pts - Moorabbin Oval. Ian Robertson's 100th game

Round 16, 1971

Carlton1.286.2388.5538.654
St Kilda4.7318.126011.148013.1997
Venue: Moorabbin OvalDate: Saturday July 17, 1971
Result: Lost by 43 pointsUmpire: R.SleethCrowd: 25,518
Goalkickers: S.Jackson 2, A.Jesaulenko 2, R.Walls 2, D.McKay 2.
Best: I.Robertson, S.Jackson, S.Silvagni, R.Walls, A.Jesaulenko, B.Gill.
Reports: NilInjuries: Nil












Game Review

Again Carlton were defeated when "Big John" Nicholls was on State duties, and this was the first win by St. Kilda since Round 2, 1966 with Carlton winning the last ten meetings.

Nicholls had been in superb form and his absence allowed the feared "Big Carl" Ditterich to dominate the rucks.

After 4 straight wins had appeared to put the Blues into a strong position for an assault on the final 4, this loss threw a cat amongst the pigeons.

Team


B: 50 John O'Connell 3 Kevin Hall 30 Vin Waite
HB: 21 Barry Gill 15 Phil Pinnell 4 Bruce Doull
C: 6 Garry Crane 24 Bill Barrot 32 Bryan Quirk
HF: 5 Syd Jackson 42 Robert Walls (acting capt.) 34 Ian Robertson
F: 9 Chris Mitchell 25 Alex Jesaulenko 18 Brian Walsh
Ruck: 43 David McKay 1 Serge Silvagni 10 Adrian Gallagher
Res: 19 Ian Collins 29 Paul O'Brien
Coach: Ron Barassi


Milestones

Debut : Paul O'Brien
50 Games : Phil Pinnell
100 Games : Ian Robertson
Most Consecutive Games : Although mixed with State duties, this match marked the start of an extraordinary 160 games straight for Bruce Doull.


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