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Round 15, 1976         Carlton d Fitzroy by 4 pts - Princes Park

Round 15, 1976

Carlton4.3278.65410.86812.880
Fitzroy1.6124.8326.134910.1676
Venue: Princes ParkDate: Saturday July 10, 1976
Result: Win by 4 pointsUmpires: G.Fellows & I.Robinson Crowd: 25,340 Receipts: $23,168
Goalkickers: M.Fitzpatrick 2, A.Jesaulenko 2, R.Walls 2, D.McKay 2, B.Armstrong 1, R.Austin 1, R.Byrne 1, P.Jones 1.
Best: R.Ashman, R.Austin, A.Jesaulenko, R.Byrne, M.Maclure, D.McKay.
Reports: Injuries:












Game Review

Although they have been dubbed Lions at home and lambs away, Fitzroy almost dispelled this theory when they scored four goals in four minutes to hold a handy lead over Carlton at Princes Park. But the long kicking Blues finally got in by four points in a game in which fortunes swung back and forth all day. Fitzroy's problem in recent years - kicking straight - was the one thing which saw them lose their sixth away game this season, while they let the Blues record their fifth home ground victory. Having 26 shots to 20 for the game proves they had more of the play and should have been victors. But winning is what League matches is all about. - Football Record.

Carlton had a close win over Fitzroy, the Lions had six more shots at goals than Carlton but did not convert as well as the Blues. - Football Record.

Team

B: 19 John O'Connell 36 Mark Maclure 18 Kevin Heath
HB: 15 Phil Pinnell 20 Geoff Southby 11 Bruce Doull
C: 26 Ray Byrne 8 Trevor Keogh 30 Tony Pickett
HF: 43 David McKay 42 Robert Walls (vc) 7 Graeme Whitnall
F: 3 Mike Fitzpatrick 25 Alex Jesaulenko (c) 12 Barry Armstrong
Ruck: 28 Peter Jones (dvc) 21 Rod Austin 14 Rod Ashman
Res: 9 Greg Towns 24 Russell Ohlsen
Coach: Ian Thorogood


Milestones

300 Goals: Robert Walls


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