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Carlton defeated Richmond by 19 points at Punt Road Oval and finals beckoned again for the Blues.

Round 18, 1919

Carlton 0.3 3 3.6 24 3.15 33 7.19 61
Richmond 2.4 16 4.8 32 4.10 34 5.12 42
Venue: Punt Road Oval Date: Saturday September 13, 1919
Result: Won by 19 points Umpire: Elder Crowd: 35,000 plus. Takings: £704
Goalkickers: G.Green 3, L.Downs 2, P.Daykin 1, F.Mercovich 1.
Best: L.Downs, P.O'Brien, R.McGregor, T.Brown, H.Haughton, M. Keily, J.Prince, N.Chandler
Reports: Injuries:










Game Review

After a slow start, the Blues slammed on 4 goals in the final term to beat Richmond by 19 points and secure themselves a place in the finals.
Downs (BOG) was carried from the ground by his teammates at the end of the game.
At the end of this round Carlton were in 3rd spot on the ladder with a percentage of 127.6.

Footnote

Richmond since joining the League have yet to beat Carlton at Punt Road.

Team


B: 3 Andy McDonald 4 Mort Keily 19 Fred Johnson
HB: 22 Morrie Ewans 10 Paddy O'Brien (vc) 9 Ted Brown
C: 24 Joe Prince 11 Rod McGregor 8 Newton Chandler
HF: 7 Charlie Fisher (c) 5 Harry Haughton 13 Frank Mercovich
F: 29 Ray Stewart 16 Gordon Green 2 Percy Daykin
Ruck: 25 Frank Martin 6 Steve Leehane 28 Lyle Downs
Coach: Viv Valentine


Milestones

Last Game: Ray Stewart

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