Carlton defeated Collingwood by 13 points - MCG.
|Venue: MCG||Date: Saturday October 1, 1921|
|Result: Won by 13 points||Umpire: Elder||Crowd: 37,813|
|Goalkickers: H.Clover 4, S.McLatchie 2, H.Toole, R.Hiskins, N.Chandler.|
|Best: P.O'Brien, B.Blackman, N.Chandler, R.Hiskins, Clover, W.Raleigh, S.McLatchie.|
|Reports:||Injuries: Horrie Clover (1 week)|
Game ReviewCarlton were the better side during the first half of the game, and managed to lead by 23 points at half-time despite both problems having trouble converting opportunities into goals. Four goals in the third term to Dick Lee got Collingwood back into the contest and gave Blues supporters a scare.
The Blues defence tightened up in the last quarter, only allowing the Magpies two scoring shots, and extended the lead of 4 points at the last break to run out 13 point winners. Horrie Clover was injured during the game and forced to miss the Preliminary Final against Richmond.
|B:||15 Croft McKenzie||4 Ernie Jamieson||19 Fred Johnson|
|HB:||18 Wally Raleigh||10 Paddy O'Brien||6 Jack Greenhill (vc)|
|C:||3 Jack Stephenson||13 Billy Blackman||8 Newton Chandler|
|HF:||27 Bert Boromeo||1 Horrie Clover||20 Alex Duncan|
|F:||22 Harry Toole||16 Gordon Green (c)||7 Charlie Fisher|
|Ruck:||25 Frank Martin||5 Rupe Hiskins||21 Stewart McLatchie|
Round 18 | Preliminary Final
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