Carlton lost to Collingwood by 57 pts - Princes Park

Round 6, 1981

Venue: Princes ParkDate: Saturday May 2, 1981
Result: Lose by 57 pointsUmpires: Deller & Sutcliffe Crowd: 36,506 Receipts $63,585
Goalkickers: A.Marcou 3, R.Ashman 3, P.Francis 2, P.Bosustow 2, P.McConville 1, M.Maclure 1.
Best Players: V.Perovic, M.Maclure, K.Hunter, R.Ashman, P.Maylin.
Reports: Nil
Injuries: A.Marcou (knee), P.McConville (groin)

Game Review

The size of the loss was the surprise. But proved to be of no consequence as the year wore on. Daicos was the star with 7 goals as he gave Bruce Doull the run around. Daicos's influence in the next two encounters against the Blues including the Grand Final would be curtailed by Ken Hunter's close checking.

Carlton officials were fuming over an incident that had Peter McConville in pain on Saturday. McConville was flattened after taking a mark and has a bruised groin for his trouble. It raises the question of what is and what is not reportable. I am not saying that any Collingwood player was guilty of an offence, but a player was hurt and there was at least a question mark over the lateness of the tackle. Over to you umpires. - Jim Main Inside Football

Collingwood stormed to the top of the VFL ladder with a big win over previous leaders Carlton. The Magpies kicked 11 goals straight immediately after the quarter time break while the Blues managed only 2.4 in the same time. - Football Record.


B: 27 Des English 20 Geoff Southby (vc) 9 Ken Hunter
HB: 21 Rod Austin 15 Val Perovic 11 Bruce Doull
C: 13 Phil Maylin 1 Greg Wells 16 Jim Buckley
HF: 4 Peter Bosustow 36 Mark Maclure 30 Graeme Whitnall
F: 2 Warren 'Wow' Jones 33 Peter McConville 34 Alex Marcou
Ruck: 3 Mike Fitzpatrick (c) 22 Robbert Klomp 14 Rod Ashman
Interchange: 47 Peter Francis 29 Greg Sharp
Coach: David Parkin


200 Goals: Rod Ashman

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