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Round 2, 1899         Carlton lost to Geelong by 25 points at Princes Park. The Blues' lowest score ever against Geelong.

Round 2, 1899

Carlton 0.1 1 0.2 2 1.4 10 1.5 11
Geelong 2.0 12 3.3 21 3.4 22 5.6 36
Venue: Princes Park Date: Saturday May 20, 1899
Result: Loss by 25 points Umpire: Hood Crowd:
Goalkicker: B.Walsh 1.
Reports: Nil Injuries: Nil













Game Review

This score remains Carlton's lowest score against the Cats; a record unlikely to be broken in the history of the game.

At the end of this round Carlton were in 7th spot on the ladder with a percentage of 26.6.

Team


B: Charlie Sweatman Bill Sharkey Will Stuckey
HB: Ernie Walton (c) Alf Hearnden Bill McNamara
C: Henry McShane (vc) Bill Casey Bobadil Hooper
HF: Bill Churchyard Bobby Walsh Dan Lanigan
F: Joe Archer Bob Bird Pat Considine
Ruck: Len Morrison George Young Billy Monagle
No Coach: No coach and the captain directed the side

Changes

In: D.Lanigan, B.Churchyard, B.Bird
Out: G.Cowell, C.Curtis, H.Allender

Milestones

Debut: Bob Bird
Debut (Carlton): Dan Lanigan
Score Records: This remains Carlton's lowest ever score against Geelong

Footnote

The Herald Friday May 19 (p2) published a list of 28 players from which the team was selected.
Allender, Archer, Bird, Casey, Considine, Curtis, Churchyard, Cowell, Hooper, Hearnden, Lanigan, Manchester, Morrison, Monagle, McShane, McSperrin, McNamara, O'Cock, Roberts, Sweatmen, Sharkey, Stuckey, Thompsom, Walton, Williams, Walsh, Gorsuch, Young.
Lanigan, ex Collingwood and Melbourne had been granted a permit to play for Carlton.


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