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Round 13, 1899         Carlton defeated St Kilda by 39 points at Princes Park.

Round 13, 1899

Carlton 1.4 10 2.8 20 5.10 40 6.11 47
St Kilda 0.0 0 0.1 1 1.1 7 1.2 8
Venue: Princes Park
Date: Saturday 5 August 1899
Result: Win by 39 Points
Crowd:
Goalkickers: D.Walker 3, B.Bird 1, L.Morrison 1, H.Thompson 1.
Reports:
Umpire: McCoy
Injuries:
Best:

Game Review

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"There was only a moderate attendance of spectators." (Herald August 05)

Thank God for St Kilda! The Blues notched their third win for the season and only their 8th in the VFL (six out of six against the Saints) with a comparative thrashing of the League's whipping boys.

Right: Round 13 team photo
Players L - R
Back Row; Dick Walker, Pat Considine, Peter Williams
Third Row; Arthur Thompson, Harry Thompson, Bill Collins
Second Row; Bill McNamara, Bob Bird, Billy Monagle, Will Stuckey (Capt), Ernie Walton, Henry McShane, Bill Sharkey
Front Row; Bobby Walsh, Len Morrison, T. McCoy (Umpire), Wally O'Cock, Dan Lanigan, Bill Casey.
Image: Trove/SLV Punch August 24

At the end of this round Carlton were in 7th spot on the ladder with a percentage of 53.9.

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From The Age, 7th August 1899.
Note: Former Carlton captain Tom Blake was one of the Saints' better players.

Team

B: Bill Sharkey Arthur Thompson Bill McNamara
HB: Will Stuckey (vc) Henry McShane (c) Peter Williams
C: Wally O'Cock Ernie Walton Bill Casey
HF: Dan Lanigan Bill Collins Dick Walker
F: Pat Considine Harry Thompson Bob Bird
Ruck: Len Morrison Bobby Walsh Billy Monagle
No Coach: No coach and the captain directed the side

Changes

In: L.Morrison, D.Walker
Out: G.Cowell, B.Hooper (injured hand)

The Herald Friday August 04 published a list of 22 Carlton players from which the team was selected;
Bird, Casey, Considine, Collins, Hooper, Lanigan, Lewis, Morrison, Monagle, McShane, McSperrin, McNamara, O'Cock, Stuckey, Sharkey, Thompson, Thompson, Walker, Walsh, Walton, Williams, Young.
Hooper, Lewis, McSperrin and Young were not selected.

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