|Venue: Princes Park||Date: Saturday May 28, 1927|
|Result: Win by 44 points||Umpire: McMurray||Crowd: 10,000|
|Goalkickers: H.Dunn 5, F.Seymour 4, H.Carter 1, H.Clover 1, G.Hawking 1, P.Outram 1, G.Styles 1.|
|Best: A. Duncan (BOG), T. Brewis, H. Blackmore, M. Connell, L. Johnson, H. Carter, H. Dunn, F. Seymour, G. Styles, P. Outram, C. McSwain, N. Collins, H. Clover||Reports:||Injuries: F. Seymour (thigh)|
Game ReviewMaurie Johnson begins a fine career with the Blues which would span 10 years, in this time he would represent the Blues in 109 games and kick 70 goals. He would also spend another two years at South Melbourne where he played 19 games for 27 goals.
The ground was in good condition despite the recent heavy rain. The visitors played well but constantly broke down in attack. Carlton dominated in the air and the back line led by Duncan was on top. The Blues' team work was poor, and they would have to improve in this department if they are to continue winning.
At the end of this round Carlton were in 6th spot on the ladder with a percentage of 109.9.
|B:||23 Jim Shanahan||8 Hedley Blackmore||21 Frank Irwin|
|HB:||18 Frank Donoghue||32 Alex Duncan||20 Ted Brewis|
|C:||2 Norm Collins||3 Charlie McSwain||15 Maurie Johnson|
|HF:||9 George Hawking||1 Horrie Clover (cc)||16 Harvey Dunn|
|F:||19 George Styles||27 Frank Seymour||24 Percy Outram|
|Ruck:||29 Maurie Connell||5 Les Johnson||25 Harold Carter (vc)|
MilestonesDebut: Maurie Johnson
Last Game (Carlton): Jim Shanahan
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