In another promising result, Carlton was too good for Melbourne by 27 points at Princes Park.
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Round 17, 1989

Carlton6.5418.85611.137915.16106
Melbourne0.663.10285.184810.1979
Venue: Princes ParkDate: Saturday July 29, 1989
Result: Win by 27 pointsUmpires: I.Clayton & P.Carey Crowd: 20,277 Gate: $53,134
Goalkickers: S.Kernahan 4, J.Dorotich 4, M.Naley 2, C.Bradley 2, R.Dennis 1, A.Gleeson 1, S.Verbeek 1.
Best: S.Kernahan, P.Dean, S.Da Rui, J.Dorotich, J.Madden, G.Hawker.
Reports: Nil.
Injuries: Nil.









Game Review

Stephen Kernahan produced another wonderful display up forward, with 17 kicks, 10 marks and four goals, as the Blues beat top five-placed Melbourne in one of the club's best displays of the season. Kernahan got solid support in attack from Jon Dorotich who also booted four goals.

Carlton's rugged, solidly built defender Steve Da Rui started his own wrecking machine against the opposition captains this round. Starting with Melbourne skipper, Greg Healy, Da Rui would crunch and stretcher over the next three weeks the opposing team's captain. Whether it was by accident or design, only Da Rui could tell. But to be hit by him, you stayed hit, all these "hits" were legitimate hip and shoulders.



Team

B: 43 Mick Kennedy 45 Warren McKenzie 22 Ian Aitken
HB: 35 Peter Dean 26 David Rhys-Jones 31 Tom Alvin
C: 13 Mil Hanna 11 Glenn Hawker 23 Paul Meldrum
HF: 21 Craig Bradley 4 Stephen Kernahan (c) 3 Richard Dennis
F: 6 Jon Dorotich 15 Simon Verbeek 12 Adrian Gleeson
Ruck: 44 Justin Madden (vc) 5 Steve Da Rui 17 Mark Naley
Interchange: 19 Andrew Phillips 38 Shane Robertson
Emgs: 28 David Kernahan 29 Michael Gallagher 47 Andrew McKinnon
Coach: Alex Jesaulenko



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