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Round 6, 1961         The Blueboys celebrate ladder leadership after beating Collingwood by 11 points at Princes Park.

Round 6, 1961

Carlton3.4224.8325.11419.1165
Collingwood1.392.6183.9277.1254
Venue: Princes ParkDate: Saturday May 27, 1961
Result: Win by 11 pointsUmpire: Crowd: 33,161
Goalkickers: L.Brereton 2, T.Carroll 2, P.Barry 1, G.Collis 1, M.Cross 1, G.Donaldson 1, S.Silvagni 1.
Reports: Injuries:










Game Review


In a dour battle of defences at Princes Park, Carlton held sway throughout for another very satisfying win over the Pies - and as a bonus, assumed outright ladder leadership when Melbourne defeated Footscray at the Western Oval.
The only concern for the Blues was our poor percentage of 116.12 - well short of second and third-placed Essendon and Melbourne.

Team

B: 15 Bruce Comben 25 George Ferry 2 John Nicholls (vc)
HB: 32 Vasil Varlamos 14 Bob Crowe 10 John James (dvc)
C: 21 Bill Arch 9 Berkley Cox 35 Chris Pavlou
HF: 19 Ian Collins 17 Gordon Collis 18 Peter Barry
F: 16 Maurie Sankey 22 Tom Carroll 23 Martin Cross
Ruck: 13 Graham Donaldson (c) 1 Serge Silvagni 6 Leo Brereton
Res: 4 Brian Buckley 37 John Heathcote
Coach: Ken Hands


In: B. Crowe, G. Donaldson
Out: J. Williams, D. McCulloch


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