1924 Reserves

show_image.php?id=19868Reserves Season 1924
Coach: TBD
Captain: TBD
Best & Fairest: TBD
Position: 8th
Premier: Geelong

Reserves Secretary: J. Wilson

J. Davies from Carlton seniors. R. Faust (Carlton to Carlton Second 18)


E. J. Bloomer (Yea to Carlton Second 18), W. Chung (Golden Point Jnrs to Carlton Second 18), M. Ewans (Brighton to Carlton Second 18), E. Muclow, wing, (South Australia), S. Trebilco (Tasmania), C. Uren centre, (Western Australia), C. Webb half-back (Bendigo), A. Charleston, follower, (Tasmania), G. Lee, forward, (Kalgoorlie), J. Robinson, centre, (Nathalia)


F. Johnson to (Brighton), G. H. Miller (South Melbourne), L. G. Kittle (Carlton to Essendon Second 18)

A 10 team competition; Carlton, Coburg, Collingwood, Essendon, Fitzroy, Geelong, Leopold, Melbourne, Richmond, St.Kilda.

Practice Matches

April 05
Crowd; 5,000 - 6,000.
New players; E. Mucklow (Port Adelaide South Australia), Trebilco and Simm (Tasmania), Anderson (Rosedale), W. O'Brien (Mildura), Martin, Devine, Parkhill, McLeod (Carlton District), Hickcox (St Arnaud) McAlpine (Coburg Juniors)
19 men aside.
Blues v Blue & Whites
Blues team (19 named)
Backs; Mitchell, Watson, Wardley
Half backs; Sexton, P. O'Brien (c), Parkhill
Centre; L. McLeod, Devine, Mucklow
Half forwards; Kennedy, Duncan, G. Lee
Forwards; Hickox, Credlin, McAlpin
Followers; F. Murphy, Davies
Rovers; S. Trebilco, Simm

Blue & White team (19 named)
Backs; A. Charleston, John, W. O'Brien
Half backs; Faust, Pringle, Bennett
Centre; Goonan, Blackman, Bell
Half forwards; Anderson, Clover (c), Blackmore
Forwards; Martin, Blackler, McLatchie
Followers; Toole, Hiskins
Rovers; Brew, Farrow
Umpire; Dunn
Half Time; B&W 4.9.32 - 3.7.25
Final; Blues 8.13.61 - 6.16.52
Goals; Blues; Duncan, unknown
Goals B&W; Clover 2, McEachern? 2, Toole, McLatchie
Best; "Snowy" E. Martin, Hickcox, Parkhill, Devine, Trebilco, Simm, Bell, Clover, Duncan, Faust, Brew.
Injured; Mucklow and Charleston (3 weeks)

April 12
Blues v Blue & Whites
Absent; H. Bell (injured ankle), E. Mucklow (knee), A. Charlestone (injured), J. Maher (Seymour) foot injury
Crowd; 6,000
Blues team;
Backs; Faust, Watson, Murphy
Half backs; C. Webb, O'Brien (c), Devine
Centres; Martin, Hall, McLeod
Half forwards; Simms, Duncan, McLatchie
Forwards; Hickox, Blackler, Farrow
Followers; Hiskins, Toole
Rover; McAlpine

Blue & White team;
Backs; Bright, M. Johnson, Credlin
Half backs; Parkhill, Pringle, Wilson
Centres; Martin, Blackman, Anderson
Half forwards; Kennedy, Clover (c), Duncan
Forwards; Hicks, Blackmore, Lee
Followers; Beasy, Davies
Rover; Trebilco
Umpire; O'Hea
Half Time; B&W 6.5.41 - 3.3.21
Final; Blues 9.13.67 - 10.7.67
Injuries; McAlpine (broken collar bone)
Players mentioned; Watson, Murphy, Lee (Kalgoorlie), Blackler (Brunswick Juniors), Simms, Trebilco, Anderson, Hicks (Minyip Wimmera District), Wilson, Pringle, Duncan, Kennedy, Blackmore, Hiskins, C. Webb (captain coach of Bendigo), M. Johnson (former player)
Turner (Melbourne Grammar) and Russell (local junior) were also tried out.

Opening Match of the Season

April 26
Carlton played Fitzroy at Princes Park
The Blues held an 11 point lead at half time, but the 'Roys soon wiped off the deficit.
Possible reason it that Carlton were forced to play with 16 men after half time.
Umpire; Porteous
Carlton lost by 19 points
Carlton 7.7.49 - 8.20.68
Best; Soderbloom, Martin, Blackler, Walsh, Robertson (until injured)
Goals; Dunn 2, Inch 2, Chung, Robertson, Blackler

May 03
Carlton played Essendon at Essendon
Carlton lost by 45 points
Carl; 3.4 4.6 == 7.16.58
Ess; 2.1 7.4 == 15.13.103
Goals; Blackler 4, Miller 2, Watson
Best; Cahill, Wright, Robertson, Groves, Miller, Vale, Blackler (until injured)

May 10
Carlton played St.Kilda at Princes Park.
The home team were too systematic and their forwards too strong for the Saints.
The Blues bought in Charleston, Young and Wilson. Soderbloom, Penner and Kirkham were omitted.
Carlton won by 60 points
Carlton 13.14.92 - 4.8.32
Goals; Inch 6, Dunne 3, Watson, Bankhall/Parkhill, Charleston, Groves
Best; Charleston, Wright, McLeod, Miller, Dunne, Inch.

Reserves Ladder;
Carlton eighth; Played 3, Won 1, Lost 2, Drawn 0, Points 4

May 17
Details of four matches. Carlton and Melbourne missing
Ladder has all teams playing four games.
Carlton eighth, Played 4, Won 1, Lost 3, Points 4

May 24
Carlton played Collingwood District at Princes Park
The visitors had a kick after the final bell to draw the game.
Umpire; Rhodes
Match drawn
Half time Carlton 7.3 - 8.3 (?)
Carlton 10.5.65 - 9.11.65
Goals, Blackler 5, Keys 2, McLeod, Dunn, Robertson
Players mentioned (10); Chapple, Keys, Wright, Charlton, Blackler, Parkhill, Walsh, Dunn, Robertson, McLeod
Carlton fifth; Played 5, Won 2, Lost 2, Drawn 1 Points 10.

The League last Friday sanctioned the Junior League clubs calling themselves the second eighteens of the League.
At the same time, the League clubs or the League as a body accept no responsibility for the seconds. The latter remain as they were - a separately-managed body.
(The Sporting Globe May 28 p12)

May 31
Carlton played Coburg at Carlton
Weak forward play cost Carlton the game. At least eight shots, close in, straight in front were miskicked.
Coburg with straight kicking held a four goal lead at half time.
Umpire; Porteous
Carlton lost by 29 points
Carlton 4.18.42 - 10.11.71
Goals; Blackburn/Blackler, Keys, Charleston, Robertson
Best; Robertson, Clarke, Faust (BOG), Charleston, Cahill

Carlton seventh. Played 6, Won 2, Lost 3, Drawn 1, Points 10

The Sporting Globe (June 03) said Carlton had postponed their match with Leopold due for Saturday next.
This will enable the Carlton team to travel to Daylesford for the Kings Birthday long weekend. (Monday June 09)
Players are to assemble at Spencer Street Station at 5am on Saturday.
So far no details of this match have been found.

June 07
"To enable Carlton to go away on Saturday the Leopold Carlton match was put off until August 16.
Only four matches were played." (The Argus June 09 p11)

June 14
Carlton played Geelong at Princes Park
The weather was fine but cold. The ground was slippery.
Geelong won the toss and kicked with the wind to the Sydney Road end.
Geelong attacked from the start but Faust and Clarke repelled a couple of attacking moves. Geelong however, broke through for 2 goals and followed it up with another to lead by 18 points at quarter time. 0.3 - 3.3
Martin was injured during this term and was useless for the rest of the game. Blackler received a free kick close in and scored the Blues' first. This was followed with a goal snapped over his head by Dunn. Cahill defended well and got the ball to Robertson whose long kick went through. Blackler from a free scored a goal. Dunn again, snapped a goal. The Blues led by a point 4.5 - 4.4
Geelong dominated the third term with seven goals, booting 5 of them in just 10 minutes. The Blues only goal resulted from a free kick to Ewins, and he kicked to Robertson who took a nice mark and goaled. The visitors had a match winning 37 point lead at three quarter time. 5.7 - 11.8
Within 30 seconds of the start, Blackler with a nice drop kick bought up Carlton' sixth goal. Groves scored the final Carlton goal, the Blues going down by 28 points. 7.8 - 11.12
Carlton team;
Backs; Clarke, Walsh, Faust
Half backs; Parkhill, Cahill, Vale
Centre; Martin, Wright, Soderbloom
Half forwards; Watson, Ewins, Dunn
Forwards; Chappell, Blackler, Groves
Followers; Charleston, Miller
Rover; Robertson
Umpire; Rhodes
Carlton lost;
Carl; 0.3 4.5 5.7 7.8.50
Geel; 3.3 4.4 11.8 11.12.78
Goals; Dunn 2, Blackler 2, Robertson 2, Groves
Best; Faust (BOG) , Clarke, Charleston, Blackler, Dunn, Robertson.
Reserves Ladder;
Carlton eighth; Played, Won 2, Lost, Drawn 1, Points 10

June 20
Carlton played Richmond
Richmond kicked with the aid of a strong wind and held a considerable lead at quarter time.
At half time the Blues had reduced the deficit to just 3 points.
With the wind at their backs the Tigers increased the lead to 44 points at three quarter time.
The Blues were out scored in the final term by 8 points to 7.
Carlton lost; 9.8.62 - 14.23.107
Goals; unknown
Best; Faust, Miller, Humphreys, Parkhill, Peddle (until injured)
Carlton eighth; Played 8, Won 2 Lost 5, Drawn 1, Points 10

June 28
Carlton played Fitzroy
Carlton lost by 13 points
Carlton 8.8.62 - 11.15.75
Carlton eighth; Played 9 Won 2, lost 6, Drawn 1 Points 10

July 05
Carlton played Essendon
The Dons controlled the game throughout, except when Dunne through ggod play scored three goals in the third quarter.
Cookson of Essendon kicked 11 goals.
Carlton lost by 33 points
Carlton 9.10.64 - 14.13.97
Goals; Dunne 4, Groves 2, Blackler, Wright, Redmond
Best; Vale, Sims, Redmond, Humphreys, Dunne, Whannel
Carlton eighth. Played 10, Won 2, Lost 7, Drawn 1, Points 10

July 12
Carlton played St.Kilda
The Saints have yet to win a game, they fielded a team of new local talent..
Neck and neck throughout the first half with no more than a point either way.
At three quarter time the Saints led 6.9 - 4.6.
The Blues were desperate in the last and fought back to lead by seven points. With five minutes to go St.Kilda drew level.
Two minutes before the bell the Saints goaled again, and then added another behind to seal the match.
Carlton lost by 7 points.
Goals; Whannell? 2, Watson 2, Groves, Dunne (very difficult to read the Argus reproduction)
Best; Humphreys, Cahill, Robertson, Vale, Key, Watson.

July 19
Carlton played Melbourne at Princes Park
The Blues played Chatfield from Essendon Seconds.
Robertson scored within seconds of the bounce and shortly followed up with another goal.
Faust played well in defence.
Carlton got out to a five goal lead at half time.
Melbourne fought back in the third, but the Blues dominated the last quarter.
Miller and Cahill continually provided opportunities for the Carlton forwards in the last term.
Carlton won by 30 points
Carlton 10.4.64 - 4.10.34
Goals; Robertson 4, Blackler 2, Dunne 2, Groves, Sims.
Best; Miller, Cahill, Vale, Key, Robertson, Faust, Humphreys.
Carlton eighth. Played 12, Won 3, Lost 8, Drawn 1, Points 14

July 26
Carlton played Collingwood at Victoria Park
The Blues led by one point at the main break, but the home side were too systematic after half time winning by 14 points.
Carlton lost; 7.16.58 - 10.12.72
Goals; Dunn 3, Robertson 2, Miller, Charterfield
Best; Gallagher (fullback), Martin, Faux?/Faust 1, Miller, Harvey (whose work on the forward line was spectacular)
Carlton eighth
Played 13, Won 3, Lost 9, Drawn 1, Points 14

August 02
Carlton Reserves played Coburg at Coburg
A strong wind hampered good play.
Umpire; Porteous
Carlton won by 16 points
Carlton 5.6.36 - 4.5.20 (Half time Carlton 3.2 - 2.4)
Goals; Grove 2, Robertson, Humphries, Freeman
Best; Redmond, Martin, Chapple, Dunn, Cahill, Callaghan
Carlton eighth, Played 14, Won 4, Lost 9, Drawn 1 Points 18

August 09
State football championship in Hobart.
Geelong combined played a Combined Juniors team at Geelong.
The Geelong team was made up of first and second eighteen players..
The Combined Juniors won 10.13.73 - 10.9.69

August 16
Deferred match from June 07 Carlton - Leopold match.

Carlton played Leopold as a curtain raiser to the Victoria vs NSW match on the MCG.
During the first quarter scores were level on many occasions.
Leopold gained the upper hand and held a 19 point lead at three quarter time.
By now a crowd of around 10,000 were watching the two teams battling it out. However, Leopold ran out comfortable winners in the end.
Carlton lost by 26 points.
Carl; 4.2 4.4 4.10 7.13.55
Leo; 2.2 6.5 8.5 12.9.81
Goals, Dunne 4, Peddie 1, Roberson, Groves.

August 23
Carlton played Leopold at Princes Park
Carlton lost by 29 points
Carlton 3.5.23 - 7.10.52
Goals; Dunne 3
Best; Dunne, Cahill, Martin, Whannel, Humphreys, Callaghan
Carlton eighth. Played 16, Won 4, Lost 11, Drawn 1, Points 18

August 30
Carlton played Geelong
Blues' rover Robertson received a hard knock resulting in slight concussion. He recovered, but following medical advice he did not return to the field.
Carlton team;
Backs; Callaghan, Faust, McVay
Half backs; Redman, Cahill, Clarke
Centres; Whannell, Willis, Martin
Half forwards; Sims, Peddie, Wilson
Forwards; Craig, Dunn, O'Shannesy
Followers; Humphries, Vale
Rover; Robertson
Umpire; Dyer
Carlton lost by 67 points.
Carl; 1.3 1.4 7.5 8.5.53
Geel; 1.2 7.9 13.11 17.18.120
Goals; Dunne 5, Wilson 2, Craig
Best; Humphreys, Dunne, Faust, Martin, Cahill, Robertson (until injured)
Carlton played 17, Won 4, Lost 12, Drawn 1 Points 18

September 06
Final Carlton game of the year.
Carlton played Richmond at Princes Park
Carlton played juniors, Greig, Nash, and Farrow and all proved themselves.
A poor standard game by both teams.
Richmond got out to an early lead which they retained. The only highlight was that the Blues managed to boot six goals to four in the last term.
Half time; Carlton 2.5 Richmond 5.6 Three quarter time 2 goals to 8
Carlton lost by 27 points; 8.12. 60 - 12.15. 87
Goals; McVay 2, Nash 2, Groves 2, Farrow, Cahill.
Best; McVay, Cahill, Redmond, Humphries, Faust, Sims.
Carlton finshed eighth of ten teams..
Played 18, Won 4, Lost 13, Drawn 1, Points 18

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