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Carlton defeated Footscray by 22 points at Western Oval.

Round 18, 1937

Venue: Western OvalDate: Saturday August 28, 1937
Result: Win by 22 pointsUmpire: Crowd: 8,000
Goalkickers: H.Vallence 5, K.Shea 3, J.Wrout 3, A.Clarke 2, A.Shields 2, R.Cooper 1, B.Green 1.
Reports: Injuries:

Game Review

Carlton finished off the season on a high with five straight wins, but a tardy start to the year (that produced only three wins in our first eight games) meant that we were always going to be battling to reach the finals. Eleven wins, seven losses, percentage of 110.9 and fifth position on the ladder - two points shy of Richmond - was a disappointing result.

Blues stalwart Fred Gilby's career finished up after 179 games in Navy Blue, a guernsey record that would last for almost 80 years ...


B: 2 Don McIntyre 26 Jim Park 1 Frank Anderson
HB: 9 Eric Huxtable 10 Jim Francis (vc) 6 Fred Gilby
C: 7 Jack Carney 18 Monty Brown 32 Bob Green
HF: 8 Keith Shea 25 Arch Shields 12 Creswell 'Mickey' Crisp
F: 20 Pat Farrelly 28 Jack Wrout 31 Ansell Clarke (c)
Ruck: 14 Rod McLean 16 Ted Pollock 19 Ron Cooper
19th Man: 22 Harry Vallence
Coach: Percy Rowe


Debut and Only Game: Monty Brown
Last Games: Ansell Clarke, Fred Gilby, Pat Farrelly, Ted Pollock
Last Game and 100th Goal (Carlton): Keith Shea

Round 17 | 1938