|Date:||Saturday 16th June, 2018 - 1.45 pm.|
|Result:||Lost by 57 points|
|Goalkickers:||M. Wright 2, M. Kreuzer 2, Kerridge, Casboult 1.|
|Umpires:||Craig Fleer, Dean Margetts, Brent Wallace, Nathan Williamson|
Game ReviewThe Blues were embarrassed and destroyed by the Dockers in this home game; an appalling first half in particular upset the fans and Coaches alike. A tough year had gotten worse....
Blues Fall to Dockers
Carlton’s second half of the season has got off to a bad start after a 57-point loss to Fremantle on Saturday. The Blues had no answers as the Dockers dominated every facet of the game, running out 15.13 (103) to 6.10 (46) winners in front of 21,430 fans at Etihad Stadium. Skipper Nat Fyfe gathered 30 possessions and booted two goals in his 150th AFL match, while Lachie Neale was also superb for the visitors with 33 and three majors. Patrick Cripps (38) and Kade Simpson (32) were again among Carlton’s best. The Dockers booted 12 goals to nothing in the first half, with the Blues only recording their first goal three minutes into the third term. To their credit, the Blues showed some fight in the second half, with Kreuzer snaring a couple of goals, Cripps still prolific but a bit tidier with the football and Kade Simpson courageous backing into space. They kicked three goals to add a modicum of respectability to the scoreline, but Fyfe (30 disposals for the game), Neale (33) and Mundy (20) again took charge midway through the term and the Dockers were back firmly in control. Much about the win would have pleased Fremantle coach Ross Lyon. The spread of goalkickers – 12 all up – was a good sign as was the fact that the Dockers jumped out of the gates away from home and really, the game was done at quarter-time. Carlton remains last on the ladder with just one win to its name and a percentage of 61.9. The Dockers move up to 12th, a game outside the top eight. Best; Cripps, Simpson, Kreuzer, E.Curnow. - AFL Media.
Carlton's lowest score against Fremantle old record lowest was 6.13.49 in Round 3, 1996
The AFL also trialled four field umpires in this round.
|B:||6 Kade Simpson||17 Sam Rowe||14 Liam Jones|
|HB:||16 Darcy Lang||23 Jacob Weitering||20 Lachie Plowman|
|C:||11 Sam Kerridge||9 Patrick Cripps (Acting Captain)||4 Lochie O'Brien|
|HF:||5 Sam Petrevski-Seton||30 Charlie Curnow||25 Zach Fisher|
|F:||13 Jed Lamb||41 Levi Casboult||46 Matthew Wright|
|Ruck:||8 Matthew Kreuzer||35 Ed Curnow||2 Paddy Dow|
|Interchange:||1 Jack Silvagni||32 Nick Graham||36 Patrick Kerr|
|39 Dale Thomas|
|Emg:||18 Aaron Mullett, 24 Cam O'Shea, 29 Cam Polson, 34 Andrew Phillips|
Milestones150 Games (AFL): Matthew Wright
Last Game: Patrick Kerr
AFLCA Votes10 - Lachie Neale (FRE)
8 - Nat Fyfe (FRE)
3 - Connor Blakely (FRE)
3 - Andrew Brayshaw (FRE)
2 - David Mundy (FRE)
2 - Joel Hamling (FRE)
1 - Nathan Wilson (FRE)
1 - Kade Simpson (CARL)
Brownlow Votes3 - L. Neale (FRE)
2 - N. Fyffe (FRE)
1 - Patrick Cripps (Carl)
Best & Fairest VotesKade Simpson 8, Sam Petrevski-Seton 4, Patrick Cripps 3, Matthew Kreuzer 3, Matthew Wright 3, Liam Jones 2, Zac Fisher 1, Jed Lamb 1.
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