|Venue: MCG||Date: Sunday, 10 June, 2001|
|Result: Lost by 27 points||Umpires: D Morris,??||Crowd: 71,765|
|Goalkickers: L.Whitnall 4, C.Bradley 2, J.Doering 1, M.Lappin 1.|
|Best: D.Hulme, C.Bradley, L.Whitnall, M.Lappin, S.Beaumont.|
|Reports: Jordon Doering (Striking Nick Daffy) - 1 week.||Injuries: K.Massie (broken leg), R.Houlihan (wrist), B.Fevola (knee).|
This was a very special day for all Carlton supporters. More than 70,000 would be at the MCG to see favourite son Stephen Silvagni play his 300th game.
Unfortunately a fitting result did not eventuate. The Blues let themselves down with costly disposal errors and poor kicking for goal, which the Tigers capitalised on. The Blues looked listless & flat as if all the hype of SOS's 300th had zapped their energy. It also had bad luck with significant injuries forcing players out of the game and a limited bench. Kris Massie would suffer a season ending broken leg (and would never line up for the Blues again), while the normally durable Ryan Houlihan would be out of action early with a wrist injury.
Lance Whitnall would be the only effective forward for Carlton, kicking 4 goals. Darren Hulme was the leading possession getter with 29, while Matthew Lappin would have 25 and kick one goal.
After this loss, the Blues sat in 4th position.
|B:||45 Anthony Franchina||29 Simon Beaumont||39 Ang Christou|
|HB:||5 Andrew McKay||22 Glenn Manton||21 Craig Bradley (c)|
|C:||17 Scott Freeborn||7 Brett Ratten||9 Adrian Hickmott|
|HF:||12 Matthew Lappin||8 Lance Whitnall||10 Michael Mansfield|
|F:||37 Trent Hotton||1 Stephen Silvagni (vc)||27 Darren Hulme|
|Ruck:||11 Mark Porter||43 Anthony Koutoufides||16 Scott Camporeale|
|3 Kris Massie, 33 Ryan Houlihan, 25 Brendan Fevola, 48 Jordan Doering|
|Emg:||Dean Rice||Jim Plunkett||Simon Fletcher|
Stephen Silvagni. At the end of the game, all Richmond players and their coach Danny Frawley formed a guard of honour for Silvagni, a unique honour indicating the enormous respect held for him by all in the AFL.
Last Game (Carlton) : Kris Massie
2: Mark Chaffey (RICH)
1: Wayne Campbell (RICH)
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