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Carlton defeated Hawthorn by 41 points at Glenferrie Oval. Howell and Hands kicked 4 each.

Round 1, 1948

Carlton6.7438.95713.129017.15117
Hawthorn1.067.5479.66011.1076
Venue: Glenferrie OvalDate: Saturday April 17, 1948
Result: Win by 41 pointsUmpire: Cole*Crowd: 16,000
Goalkickers: J.Howell 4, K.Hands 4, J.Conley 3, F.Davies 2, G.Bailey 1, E.Henfry 1, H.Turner 1, R.Garby 1.
Best: E.Henfry, J.Howell, J.Clark, J.Conley, B.Redmond (first half).
Reports: Ferguson (Haw) reported by Umpire Cole for allegedly striking J. Howell (Carl) in second quarter.Injuries: Nil













Game Review

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The Blues, defending champions, bolted to a commanding lead early but failed to crush the Hawks who had struggled into 11th position in season 1947.

An adequate but hardly convincing start to 1948.

.* Monday's Age had Umpire Coward as the central umpire.

Team

B: 33 Ritchie Green 27 Ollie Grieve 2 Bill Redmond
HB: 15 Vin Brown 23 Bert Deacon (vc) 26 Jim Clark
C: 11 Ron Hines 6 Ern Henfry (c) 12 Doug Williams
HF: 10 Fred Stafford 4 Alec Way 20 Ray Garby
F: 28 Fred Davies 1 Ken Hands 7 Herb Turner
Ruck: 13 Jack Howell 5 George Bailey 35 Jack Conley
Res: 14 Alan Sorrell 22 Alan Streeter
Coach: Percy Bentley


Milestones

Debut: Alan Streeter


1948 | Round 2
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