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Round 17, 1945         Carlton defeated Collingwood by 6 points at Princes Park.

Round 17, 1945

Carlton 3.3 21 7.4 46 12.9 81 13.11 89
Collingwood 0.1 1 6.3 39 8.5 53 13.5 83
Venue: Princes Park
Date: Saturday 11 August 1945
Result: Won by 6 points
Crowd: 25,000
Goalkickers: K.Baxter 4, K.Hands 2, R.Savage 2, L.Collins 1, R.McLean 1, C.McInnes 1, R.Hines 1, M.Price 1.
Reports:
Umpire: Jamieson
Injuries:
Best:

Game Review

Although Blues captain Bob Chitty shut down Collingwood champion Des Fothergill yet again, the Magpies' accuracy in front of goal nearly pinched the win. Carlton held on to sixth spot on the ladder, but with a much poorer percentage than Richmond (5th) and Fitzroy (7th).

Team

B: 18 Arthur Sanger 15 Vin Brown 25 Jim Baird
HB: 6 Bob Chitty (c) 23 Bert Deacon 26 Jim Clark
C: 12 Doug Williams 10 Clinton Wines 8 Fred Fitzgibbon
HF: 5 Lance Collins 1 Ken Hands 31 Charlie McInnes
F: 14 Rod McLean (vc) 21 Ken Baxter 11 Ron Hines
Ruck: 24 Ron Savage 3 Jack Bennett 30 Mick Price
19th Man: 7 Herb Turner
Coach: Percy Bentley



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