Carlton defeated Footscray by 68 points at Western Oval. Ray Garby kicked 6 goals.
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Round 15, 1948

Carlton4.6305.124210.177715.19109
Footscray0.002.3152.6184.1741
Venue: Western OvalDate: Saturday August 7, 1948
Result: Win by 68 pointsUmpire: JamiesonCrowd: 17,500
Goalkickers: R.Garby 6, F.Davies 4, J.Mooring 2, B.Kelsey 1, H.Turner 1, F.Cahill 1.
Best: F.Davies, O.Grieve, E.Henfry, R.Garby, H.Turner, A.Streeter, R.Green.
Reports: NilInjuries: B.Kelsey (nature of injury unknown)









Game Review

Carlton opened with the breeze and kept the Dogs scoreless in the first term whilst scoring 4-6. The game was over as a contest at half-time after the Blues had held the Tricolours to 2-3 with the wind and managed 1-6 into it.

After Carlton had extended the advantage to 59 points at the last change, an extraordinary last quarter saw the Bulldogs add 4-11 only for the Blues to reply with 5-2.

Three easy victories had rekindled a flicker of hope of finals action. At 8-7, wins in all of the last 4 rounds would certainly do it while 1 loss would make the chances problematic.

Team


B: 35 Jack Conley 27 Ollie Grieve 9 Bob Kelsey
HB: 33 Ritchie Green 1 Ken Hands 26 Jim Clark
C: 32 Basil Hunter 6 Ern Henfry (c) 12 Doug Williams
HF: 2 Tom Simmons 21 Ken Baxter 20 Ray Garby
F: 22 Allan Streeter 28 Fred Davies 7 Herb Turner
Ruck: 3 Frank Cahill 14 Alan Sorrell 16 Jim Mooring
Res: 29 Tom Leehane 30 Max Howell
Coach: Percy Bentley


Milestones

Debut and only game: Tom Leehane


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