1947 Reserves        

1947 Reserves

Reserves Season 1947
Coach: TBD
Captain: TBD
Best & Fairest: Fred Hale
Position: 5th
Premier: North Melbourne

The Herald January 15 (p7) reported that Carlton player Graham Morcom 20, was seriously injured in a car accident at Fernbank near Bairnsdale. He has a fractured skull and is slowly recovering.
Fellow Carlton footballer travellers Jim Clarke and Bill Haydon both escaped injury.

Chelini (Brunswick CYMS), Thynne (Carlton thirds), Les Carr (Bacchus Marsh), Kelsey (Port Melbourne)

May 09
Carlton team; from, (23 named) Alexander, Aitken, Bell, Baird, Boys, Carr, Clapton, Chellini, Eldridge, Grieve, Greenshields, Harris, Fred Hale, Hopgood, Howell, Inglis, Kelsey, Pawsey, Redmond, Sorrell, Shaw, Thynne, Way.

June 14 Carlton played Collingwood

"At the end of the League seconds football match between Carlton and Collingwood on Saturday about 30 men crowded around field umpire McIntyre and punched him on the face. After he had reached the dressing rooms a crowd of about 300 stood outside and yelled loudly for about 20 minutes." (Daily News (Perth) August 16 p14)

June 28
Carlton team; from (23 named) Alexander, Aitken, Boys, Carr, Stan Comber, Cooper, Errington, Greenshields, Hines, Hanton, Howell, Fred Hale, Inglis, Johnson, Kelsey, Leehane, Fred Lalor, Munro, Edmond, Streeter, Sorrell, Thynne, Uncle

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