Carlton slumped to our 4th straight loss in a disheartening loss to the Bulldogs, by 20 points

Round 17, 2017

Carlton 3.2 20 4.4 28 6.6 42 9.8 62
Footscray (Western Bulldogs) 2.4 16 7.7 49 10.8 68 12.10 82
Venue: MCG
Date: Sunday July 16, 2017
Result: Lost by 20 points
Crowd: 35,157
Goalkickers: M. Wright 3, C. Curnow 2, L. Casboult, B. Boekhorst, B. Gibbs, N. Graham 1.
Umpires: C. Kamolins, S. McInerney, A. Stephens
Injuries: D. Buckley (knee), A.Silvagni (left knee), C. Byrne (groin)

Game Review

The Orange socked Blues went down to the Dogs in this tight but dour game at the MCG.


B: 38 Ciaran 'Casey' Byrne 14 Liam Jones 20 Lachie Plowman
HB: 6 Kade Simpson (vc) 44 Alex Silvagni 7 Dylan Buckley
C: 11 Sam Kerridge 4 Bryce Gibbs 12 Blaine Boekhorst
HF: 13 Jed Lamb 41 Levi Casboult 1 Jack Silvagni
F: 19 Liam Sumner 30 Charlie Curnow 5 Sam Petrevski-Seton
Ruck: 8 Matthew Kreuzer 15 Sam Docherty 3 Marc Murphy (c)
Interchange: 23 Jacob Weitering 25 Zach Fisher 32 Nick Graham
46 Matthew Wright
Coach: Brendon Bolton
Emg: 16 Billie Smedts, 21 Ciaran ‘Gus’ Sheehan, 26 Harrison Macreadie

-*Dale Thomas (calf) was replaced in the selected side by Liam Sumner, David Cuningham (hip) was replaced in the original squad by Harrison Macreadie, while Liam Sumner was replaced as an emergency by Billie Smedts


Final Games: Dylan Buckley, Liam Sumner, Alex Silvagni
Guernsey: Carlton for the second time wore orange socks with it's traditional navy guernsey as part of the club's now annual "Carlton Respects" round aimed at reducing family violence
30,000 Goals: When Carlton kicked its third goal in the first quarter it was the 30,000th goal kicked by the Blues. (In the VFL/AFL)
Interesting Fact: This was the 15th year in a row where we had only played the Doggies once in a season

Brownlow Votes

3. Marcus Bontempelli (WB)
2. Jack Macrae (WB)
1. Bryce Gibbs (CAR)

Best & Fairest Votes (5 votes+)

Matthew Kreuzer 12, Liam Jones 11, Bryce Gibbs 8, Lachie Plowman 6, Charlie Curnow 5

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