Carlton defeated St Kilda by 40 points at Princes Park.

Round 6, 1988

Carlton 0.1 1 4.4 28 7.8 50 10.12 72
St Kilda 2.4 16 2.5 17 3.5 23 4.8 32
Venue: Princes Park Date: Saturday 7 May 1988
Result: won by 40 points Umpires: P.Howe & M.Ball. Crowd: 15,812 Gate: $30,040
Goalkickers: K.Hunter, S.Kernahan, I.Herman 2, B.Shine 1, A.Gleeson 1, P.Poursanidis 1, M.Hanna 1, F.Murphy 1.
Best: J.Madden, I.Herman, T.Alvin, S.Silvagni, S.Da Rui,
Reports: Nil Injuries: Nil

Game Review

Despite six changes from the side that went down to Collingwood, the Blues had too many answers for the Saints with Justin Madden outstanding.

Carlton, despite the absence of many of its big guns, still proves too accomplished for a desperate St Kilda side at Princes Park. The Saints have the better of Carlton early on in the wet conditions with players such as former Blues Ken Sheldon and Peter McConville, Dean Rice and Frank Coghlan prominent. Ace spearhead Tony Lockett boots St Kilda's two goals in the first term and appears set for a big day, but Carlton coach swings the talented Stephen Silvagni on to him in a telling move. Silvagni restricts Lockett to one further goal and the Saints are unable to convert their chances. Ruck giant Justin Madden again dominates at the centre bounces and around the ground for the Blues providing numerous opportunities for small men Wayne Blackwell, Fraser Murphy and newcomer Ian Herman. - Tony Greenberg Inside Football.


B: 43 Mick Kennedy 1 Stephen Silvagni 5 Steve Da Rui
HB: 31 Tom Alvin 6 Jon Dorotich 25 Ian Herman
C: 8 Wayne Blackwell 21 Craig Bradley 36 Michael Garvey
HF: 30 Fraser Murphy 4 Stephen Kernahan (c) 9 Ken Hunter
F: 49 Phil Poursanidis 13 Mil Hanna 15 Bernie Evans
Ruck: 44 Justin Madden (vc) 32 David Glascott 12 Adrian Gleeson
Interchange: 10 Brad Shine 51 Gerard Butts
Emgs: 45 Warren McKenzie 19 Andrew Phillips 39 Mark Williams
Coach: Robert Walls


Debuts: Michael Garvey, Gerard Butts, Phil Poursanidis
Last Game: Brad Shine

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