1922 Reserves

Reserves Season 1922
Coach: TBD
Captain: Watson
Best & Fairest: TBD
Position: 7th
Premier: Collingwood

Note: Some players are wearing the regular Carlton guernsey. Harry Bell standing far right.

Reported as trying out with Carlton

Fraser, rover, (Mansfield) , McDonald, rover, (Wangaratta), Cruddon, rover, (Bunyip), Bolt (Brunswick Juniors captain), Deverall (Brunswick), Jack Cahill* (Brunswick), Grose, half back, (Maryborough), Bill/Bob? Green (brother of Jack Green Carlton captain), Leo, (St. Arnaud), Kemp, (Albion Juniors), Davis, follower, (Carlton Juniors), Grimblat, midfield, (Carlton Juniors), Inch, forward, (Carlton Juniors), Charlie Greenhill, ruck (Corryong), Humphery, forward, (Corryong), Clarrie Blackman (brother of Billy Blackman), Vernon Wright, (Brunswick), Nesbit, half forward, (Union Bank), Faust, halfback (Brunswick), Shaw, half back (Tasmania), Dillon, half forward, (Hawthorn Diggers), O'Shannesy, follower, (Sunbury), Holmes, rover, (Numurkah), Ern Cowley who played in 1919 resumed training - (Daily Herald (Adelaide) May 06 1922 p7)
E. G. Dingwell (Collingwood)

.* Jack Cahill decided to stay with Brunswick.


E. R. Baker (Collingwood, would be the 'Woods best senior player against Carlton, May 20)
Jobb cleared to Benalla (Benalla Standard June 02)

Practice Match, April 09

Due to the number of players engaged in cricket, on field numbers were reduced.
Blue v Blue & White
Blue team (15 named)
Johnson, Clowe, Truman, Wright, Bruce, Canet, Stephenson, Bickford, Clover, Wittman, Fisher, Downs, Martin, Hiskins, Sharp.
Blue & White team (15 named)
Welch, Die, Blackman, Spendlove, J. Downs, Scanlon, Bromley, Dogkin/Daykin?, Duncan, Wyne, Morgan, Waterman, Dillon, Metcalfe, Soderbloom.
Half time; Blues 2.7.19 - 2.4.16
Final; Blues; 6.13.49 - 6.8.44
Goals: Blues; Fisher 2, Clover 2, Sharp, Bickford
Goals: B & W; Morgan 4, Bromley, Godkin

Practice Match, April 16

Blue v Blue & White
Blue team
Backs; Ewins, Fisher, kelly
Half backs; Clowe, Greenhill, Wright
Centres; Stephenson, Canet, Blackman
Half forwards; Bickford, Clover, Wittman
Forwards; Baker, Downes, Sharp
Followers; Martin, Crone
Rover; McLatchie

Blue & White team
Backs; Dee, Lockhart, Rogers
Half backs; Chappell, Blackman, Spendlove
Centres; Clowley, Scanlon, Waterman
Half forwards; O'Meara, Thorpe, Green
Forwards; Clark, Morgan, Daykin
Followers; Wizdell, Dillon
Rover; Duncan
Umpire; Antonio
Blue team won by 77points
Blue 17.15.117 - 5.10.40
Goals: Blues; Downes 7, Clover 5, McLatchie 3, Baker, Bickford
Goals: Blue & White; Daykin 2, Green 2, McIntyre

Practice Match, April 22

Crowd; 5,000
Teams captained by McLatchie and O'Brien
Some players were changed at half time.
Johnson, Jebb, Burke, Diverall, Dillon, Leo, Emerson, Kemp, Chandler, Wittman, Peterson were added to the teams in the second half.
Blue team;
Backs; O'Shannessy, Davis, Grose
Half backs; Wright, Duncan, Cahill
Centres; Bolt, W. Blackham, Raleigh
Half forwards; Smithson, Humphrey, Faust
Forwards; Fraser, Inch, McDonald
Followers; Boromeo, Toole
Rover; McLatchie (Capt)

Blue & White team;
Backs; Clowe, Martin, Tobie
Half backs; Hiskins, O'Brien (Capt), Shaw
Centres; Vicknall, Grimblatt, C. Blackman
Half forwards; Branden, Clover, Taylor
Forwards; Cruddon, Breen, Bayliss
Followers; Beasy, Greenhill
Rover; Diggle
Blue team won 10.14.74 - 7.11.53
Best recruits; Bolt (Brunswick Juniors), McDonald (Wangaratta), Grose (back), Cahill (half back Brunswick), Fraser, Greenhill, Shaw (half back Tasmania).
Old players; O'Brien, Boromeo, Duncan, Clover, Beasy

May 06
Carlton played Essendon
A close and exciting game.
Carlton lost by 12 points.
Carlton 10.6.66 - 11.12.78
Goals; Wilson 3, Ennis 2, Hill 2, Boyne, Robertson, Henry.

May 13
Carlton played Fitzroy
The result was in doubt right up until the final bell.
Carlton lost; 7.12.54 - 6.23.57
Goals; Ennis 5, Hill, Boyd
Best; Oak, Henry, Ennis, W. Nannell/Whannel?, Soderbloom, Chappel.
Ladder; Carlton ?, Played 2, Won 0, Lost 2, Drawn 0, Points 0

May 20
Carlton played Collingwood at Princes Park
Carlton lost; 8.9.57 - 13.16.94
Goals; Ennis 4, Hill 3, Redmond 1
Best: Watson, Doe, Robertson, Joyce
Ladder; Carlton ? Played 3, Won 0, Lost 3, Drawn 0, Points 0

May 27
Carlton played Melbourne on the MCG
The Blues were outplayed in all departments.
Carlton lost; 2.14.26 - 6.11.47 (Saturday's Herald had Carlton 3.4.26?)
Goals; unknown
Best; Davis, Watson, Redmond, Henry
Ladder; Carlton last (10th) Played 4, Won 0, Lost 4, Drawn 0, Points 0

June 03
Carlton played Leopold at Princes Park
Leopold held a 4 goal lead at quarter time. From then on, Carlton took control and never gave the opposition a look in.
Carlton won; 11.8.74 - 8.12.60
Goals; Hill 3, Davis 3, Ennis 2, Rowe 2, Chapple, Robertson
Best; Boyne, Soderbloom, Redmond, Faust, Oak
Ladder; Carlton ? Played 5, Won 1, Lost 4, Drawn 0, Points 4

June 10

June 17
Carlton played Geelong at Corio (Geelong) Oval
Crowd; 1,200
The ground was soft and the players had difficulty in handing the ball and keeping their feet.
Just after the first bounce Oke kicked the ball to Diverill who scored the first goal. At quarter time the Blues led 1.4 - 1.3
Geelong added 3 goals but the Blues responded by one to Chappell, Hill and then another by Chappell . The Blues scored a behind just before the bell. 4.4 - 4.5
Geelong had the better of the play during the third term but only adding 2 goals. Carlton's only goal for the quarter was the result of a beautiful kick by Oke. 5.6 - 6.11
The home side booted 4 goals, and ran Carlton off their feet, running out easy victors. 5.9 - 11.16
Carlton team;
Backs; Henry, Garvin, Bullen
Half backs; Dee, Redmond, Faust
Centre; Soderbloom, Watson (Capt), Whannell
Half forwards; Oke, Diverill, Bell
Forwards; Davis, Hill, Rowe
Followers; Murphy, Key
Rover; Chappell
Umpire; Connor
Carlton lost;
Carl; 1.4 4.4 5.6 5.9.39
Geel; 1.3 4.5 6.11 11.16.82
Goals; Chappell 2, Diverill, Hill, Oke
Best; Dee, Faust, Soderbloom, Diverill, Chappell, Bell, Oke
Players mentioned; Oke, Diverill, Rowe, Chappell, Bell, Murphy, Hill, Faust, Soderbloom.
(Match details Geelong Advert. June 19 p2)

June 24

July 01
Carlton played Coburg
Despite Coburg being one player short for part of the match they still won easily..
Carlton lost by 50 points.
Carlton 3.16.34 - 13.6.84

July 08
Carlton District and St.Kilda Juniors played the curtain raiser starting 12.45pm. to the State game Victoria v South Australia on the MCG.
After school matches during the week and this game, the ground was a quagmire for the Inter State contest.
St. Kilda was held goal-less after half time.
Carlton team;
Backs; Davis, Watson, Henry
Half backs; Dee (Capt), Shaw, Petersen
Centre; Soderbloom, Haly, Whannell
Half forwards; Bell, Humphries, Faust
Forwards; Bond, Hill, Rowe
Followers; Credlin, Pullin
Rover; Chappell
Umpire; Harvey
Carlton won by 47 points
Carlton 9.16.70 - 2.11.23
Goals; Hill 3, Chappell 2, Faust, Bell, Humphries, Credlin
Best; Hill, infact the whole team played well.

July 15
Carlton District played Essendon Juniors at Essendon
A good and exciting game, although Essendon held a three goal lead at three quarter time. The Blues had evened the score with five minutes to go.
Both teams attacked in the dying minutes but the back lines held firm.
Carlton drew the game.
Carlton 8.7.55 - 7.13.55
Umpire; Jury
Goals; Hill 2, Chappell 2, Bell 2, McDonald and Credlin
Best; Chappell, Key, Rowe and Faust.
Ladder; Carlton 7th of 10 team comp. with 20 points

Other matches this week, Fitzroy Jnrs v St.Kilda at St.Kilda, Richmond v Collingwood at Richmond, Leopold v Melbourne Jnrs at South Melbourne, and Coburg v Geelong at Coburg. (Herald Friday)
In light of the above and of a photograph of the 1922 Carlton District team (found Feb 2022) in which some players are seen wearing the Carlton mongramme and others the Carlton District's own, this seems to confirm the Carlton District is still the Carlton reserves team.

Age July 17 p5

August 19
Carlton played Leopold at the Lake Oval
Umpire; Jurry

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