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Round 8, 1926         Carlton defeated North Melbourne by 57 points - Princes Park

Round 8, 1926

Carlton 3.3 21 9.3 57 13.4 82 17.7 109
North Melbourne 1.3 9 2.6 18 4.9 33 7.10 52
Venue: Princes Park Date: Saturday June 19, 1926
Result: Win by 57 points Umpire: Crowd: 21,000
Goalkickers: H.Clover 5, V.Davis 3, T.Mullens 3, H.Vallence 3, R.Blew 1, H.Carter 1, P.Outram 1.
Reports: Nil Injuries: Nil










Game Review

Carlton destroyed the bottom of the ladder North Melbourne to jump to fourth after 8 rounds. The poor old Shinboners would manage only 2 points all year, from a draw with second-last placed Hawthorn.

At the end of this round Carlton were in 4th spot on the ladder with a percentage of 126.2.

Team

B: 21 Frank Irwin 8 Hedley Blackmore 10 Harry McPherson
HB: 13 Jack Morrissey 32 Alex Duncan 3 Charlie McSwain
C: 7 Joe Kelly 2 Norm Collins 31 Les Witto
HF: 12 Tom Mullens 1 Horrie Clover 26 Ray Brew (cc)
F: 22 Harry Vallence 34 Victor Davis 24 Percy Outram
Ruck: 11 Maurie Beasy 20 Ted Brewis 25 Harold Carter
Coach: Ray Brew


Milestones

Debut: Les Witto - who would provide one of the sadder stories in football (see Round 14, 1926)


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