|Venue: Junction Oval||Date: Saturday 24 May, 1947|
|Result: Win by 102 Points||Umpire: Cleland||Crowd: Approx. 18,000|
|Goalkickers: J.Cooper 6, K.Baxter 4, H.Turner 3, F.Stafford 3, G.Bailey 3, K.Hands 2, J.Conley 1, J.Howell 1.|
|Best: H.Turner (BOG), B.Deacon, J.Clark, F.Stafford, G.Bailey, J.Howell.|
|Injuries: J.Conley (strained knee), R.Garby (bruised leg), F.Fitzgibbon (bruised thigh).|
Game ReviewThe top of the ladder Blues crushed St Kilda in a percentage-booster (I can't wait until normality resumes).
After a reasonably even first half, Carlton added 15 goals to 2 to finish 102 points to the good.
At 5 wins and 1 loss ,Carlton were atop the ladder with a percentage of 161.3 after this match.
|B:||18 Arthur Sanger||15 Vin Brown||5 George Bailey|
|HB:||9 Bob Kelsey||23 Bert Deacon (vc)||26 Jim Clark|
|C:||8 Fred Fitzgibbon||6 Ern Henfry (c)||12 Doug Williams|
|HF:||10 Fred Stafford||21 Ken Baxter||20 Ray Garby|
|F:||1 Ken Hands||19 Jack S Cooper||35 Jack Conley|
|Ruck:||13 Jack Howell||3 Jack Bennett||7 Herb Turner|
|Res:||31 Ron Boys||22 Wal Alexander|
Milestones100 Games: Ken Baxter
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