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1951 U19s        

1951 U19s

U/19's Season 1951
Coach: Arthur Sanger
Captain: Graham Gilchrist
Best & Fairest: Frank Munro
Second B&F: Neil Owens
Best Clubman: Alan Lewis
Leading Goalkicker: Jack Ellis
Most Consistent: Richard Pratt
Position: 1st
Premier: Carlton

Collingwood would for the first time field a thirds team, now all 12 clubs field three teams. Collingwood up to this season had curtain-raisers played between schools.

Carlton would win it's third Under 19's Premiership in 1951.

The 1951 Under 19s Grand Final

Carlton 1.2 8 4.4 28 4.5 29 6.7 43
Essendon 1.2 8 2.5 17 4.7 31 5.9 39
Venue: Victoria Park Date: September 8, 1951
Result: Win by 4 points Umpire: Crowd:
Goalkickers: .
Best: Gilchrist, Pratt.
Reports: Injuries:















Arthur Sanger took over as Coach of the Third Eighteens from Jim Francis and won the 1951 Premiership in his first year. Awards for the year were as follows:

Best and Fairest Player: Frank Munro.
Second B&F: Neil Owens.
Best Clubman: Alan Lewis.
Leading Goalkicker: Jack Ellis.
Most Consistent: Richard Pratt.
Most Improved: Colin Holt.
Most Servicable: Graham Gilchrist
Most Attentive to Training: Kevin Hunt.
Best in Final Series: Norm Mooney.
Second Best: Peter Webster.

1951 Under 19s Squad

1 Mason
2 Coker
3 Barclay
4 Norm Mooney
5 Freckes
7 Jack Ellis
8 Pepyat
9 Atkinson
11 Alan Lewis
12 Peter Webster (vc)
14 Frank Munro
15 Kevin Hunt
16 Colin Holt
18 Graham Gilchrist (c)
19 Stubbs
21 Brian Buckley
22 Kew
32 Richard Pratt
34 Neil Owens
36 Howes
36 Brian 'Barney' Jones
Brady
Brennan
Collins
B Maloney
Mason
McDonald
Schultzs
R Stebbings
Whiting
Coach: Arthur Sanger

April 21
Opening round of the 1951 season.
Carlton played Hawthorn
Carlton won; 13.14.92 - 8.3.51
Carlton second
Played 1, Won 1, Lost 0, For 92, Against 51, 180.3%, Points 4.

April 28
Carlton played Footscray
Carlton won; 9.16.70 - 6.4.34
Carlton first
Played 2, Won 2, Lost 0, For 162, Against 91, 178.0%, Points 8.

May 5
Carlton played Richmond
Carlton won; 9.10.64 - 9.7.61
Carlton first
Played 3, won 3, Lost 0, For 226, Against 152, 148.6%, Points 12.

August 09
11 players each from Manuka and Eastlake intermediate teams will journey from Canberra on August 24 to Melbourne to play two matches against Carlton Third Eighteen. The Canberrans will be coached by Perc Bentley and managed by Ron Taylor of Canberra. The Carlton team will then visit Canberra at the end of the season and play three matches. They will be managed and coached by Ron Sanger.
(Canberra Times p2)

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