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Round 2, 1924         Carlton drew with Essendon - Princes Park

Round 2, 1924

Carlton3.2204.5294.7317.1456
Essendon2.6182.11236.12487.1456
Venue: Princes ParkDate: Saturday May 3, 1924
Result: Match DrawnUmpire: Crowd: 40,000
Goalkickers: H.Clover 3, A.Duncan 2, S.McLatchie 1, F.Pringle 1.
Reports: Injuries:










Game Review

At the end of this round Carlton were in 6th spot on the ladder with a percentage of 98.8.

FEVER PITCH

"The Australasian" (1/5/'24) states:
"Close upon 60,000 people lined the stands and banks at Carlton, and witnessed a remarkable game. Just as the final bell rang McCarthy (Essendon) took a brilliant mark within kicking distance of the goal, and the crowd in their excitement surged across the ground. Mounted troopers then galloped on to prevent interference with McCarthy's kick, which failed to carry the distance, and the match ended in a tie admist wild excitement. Feeling ran very high towards the finish, and there were several fights - one that started in front of the press box being continued out on the park, evidently to a finish.
On the same afternoon there were 30,000 spectators at the South Melbourne-Fitzroy match, and a crowd of 13,000 watched the game between Richmond and Geelong."
(Freeman's Journal, Sydney 15 May p39)

Team

B: 17 Ray Harper 33 Jim Watson 30 Johnny Davies
HB: 11 Maurie Beasy 10 Paddy O'Brien (vc) 6 Bob Wilson
C: 2 Newton Chandler 7 Stan Trebilco 14 Harry Bell
HF: 32 Pat Kennedy 1 Horrie Clover (c) 20 Alex Duncan
F: 29 Garney Goodrick 4 Fred Pringle 26 Ray Brew
Ruck: 22 Harry Toole 5 Rupe Hiskins 21 Stewart McLatchie
Coach: Percy Parratt


Milestones

Debuts: Stan Trebilco and Ray Harper


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