|Venue: Princes Park||Date: Saturday August 5, 1978|
|Result: Win by 41 points||Umpires: J.Sutcliffe & N.Nash||Crowd: 43,313 Receipts: $55,133|
|Goalkickers: P.McConville 3, V.Catoggio 2, R.Ashman 2, K.Sheldon 1, M.Fitzpatrick 1, G.Towns 1, B.Armstrong 1, R.Galt 1, P.Jones 1, M.Maclure 1|
|Best: B.Armstrong, A.Jesaulenko, T.Pickett, W.Harmes, V.Catoggio, R.Ashman, D.Collins, R.Galt|
|Injuries: R.Galt (sprained ankle) by M.Fitzpatrick in the second quarter & V.Catoggio (bruised jaw) by K.Sheldon in the third quarter.|
Game ReviewCarlton was on such a roll by this stage that even this sub-par performance against Collingwood was more than enough to win easily. The double chance looked ours for the taking.
Wayne Harmes followed up last week's top game with another strong display for the Blues. Harmes gave the Blues plenty of drive from the backline, and when later switched onto the ball sent the ball forward with damaging effect. - Inside Football Player of the Year.
|B:||37 Wayne Harmes||20 Geoff Southby||15 Phil Pinnell|
|HB:||21 Rod Austin||43 David McKay (vc)||25 Alex Jesaulenko (cc)|
|C:||1 Denis Collins||9 Greg Towns||30 Tony Pickett|
|HF:||41 Peter Brown||36 Mark Maclure||8 Trevor Keogh|
|F:||3 Mike Fitzpatrick||33 Peter McConville||14 Rod Ashman|
|Ruck:||28 Peter Jones||12 Barry Armstrong||4 Vin Catoggio|
|Interchange:||17 Rod Galt||5 Ken Sheldon|
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