Blues' legend Alex Jesaulenko made his debut in this match, as did promising full-forward Brian Kekovich. Carton thrashed Fitzroy by a whopping 94 points at Princes Park.

Round 1, 1967

Venue: Princes Park
Date: Saturday April 15, 1967 Result: Win by 94 points
Umpire: FisherCrowd: 24,211
Goalkickers: J.Gill 3, R.Barassi 2, A.Jesaulenko 2, T.Board 2, A.Gallagher 2, B.Quirk 2, I.Robertson, S.Silvagni, J.Nicholls, K.Hall, B.Kekovich 1.
Reports: Terry Board (Striking John Booth) - ReprimandInjuries:

Game Review

Now this really was an exciting time for all Carlton supporters - because at last we were coming out of the wilderness. With a growing list of young, skilled players under Barassi's coaching, the possibilities surely excited all but the most pessimistic of Blues fans.

That list of players was augmented by two more exciting debutantes in this game; Alex Jesaulenko and Brian Kekovich.

Because these teams shared Princes Park at the time, Carlton was the 'away' side in this match.


B: 21 Barry Gill 20 Wes Lofts 44 Ron Stone
HB: 18 John Lloyd 11 John Goold 36 Peter McLean
C: 39 Cliff Stewart 17 Gordon Collis 34 Ian Robertson
HF: 25 Alex Jesaulenko 16 Brian Kekovich 32 Bryan Quirk
F: 31 Ron Barassi (cc) 12 John Gill 24 Terry Board
Ruck: 2 John Nicholls (vc) 1 Serge Silvagni 10 Adrian Gallagher
Res: 3 Kevin Hall 19 Ian Collins
Coach: Ron Barassi


Debut: Alex Jesaulenko, Brian Kekovich

1966 | Round 2
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