Carlton began a landmark season by defeating Melbourne by 27 points at Princes Park.

Round 1, 1906

Carlton 3.1 19 8.2 50 11.7 73 12.11 83
Melbourne 3.2 20 7.7 49 7.7 49 8.8 56
Venue: Princes Park Date: Saturday May 5, 1906
Result: Win by 27 points Umpire: Murphy Crowd:
Goalkickers: F.Caine 4, M.Grace 4, F.Elliot 1, G.Johnson 1, A.Lang 1, G.Topping 1.
Reports: Nil Injuries: Nil

Game Review

Two recruits destined for successful yet controversial careers with the Navy Blues - 'Bongo' Lang and Martin Gotz - were unveiled on this Saturday afternoon at Princes Park, when the 1906 season kicked off with a comfortable win over the Fuchsias.

Carlton's key forwards Frank Caine and Mick Grace each kicked 4 goals, to ensure the Blues an immediate place in the top four.

At the end of this round Carlton were in 3rd spot on the ladder with a percentage of 148.2.


B: Bill Grant Mick Grace Charlie Hammond
HB: Martin Gotz Billy Payne Bob Boyle
C: Ted Kennedy Norman Clark George Bruce (vc)
HF: George Topping George S Johnson Rod McGregor
F: Alex Lang Frank Caine Jim Kennedy
Ruck: Jim Flynn (c) Fred Elliott Archie Snell
Coach: Jack Worrall


In: M.Gotz, A.Lang, B.Grant
Out: C.Roland, B.Parke, A.McNeil


Debuts: Martin Gotz, Bill Grant and Alex Lang
Last game: Bob Boyle

1906 | Round 2
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