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Round 15, 1956         Carlton defeated North Melbourne by 50 points at Arden Street

Round 15, 1956

Carlton2.6184.9339.146811.1682
Nth Melbourne1.172.4162.4164.832
Venue: Arden StDate: Saturday July 28, 1956
Result: Win by 50 pointsUmpire: A.NashCrowd: 13,000
Goalkickers: J.Mills 3, R.Ousley 2, J.Chick 1, G.Donaldson 1, K.Hands 1, L.Kerr 1, B.Milroy 1, J.Sullivan 1.
Reports: Graham Gilchrist (Striking Jim Russell) - 2 Matches Injuries: Donaldson (thigh) replaced by Bosustow fourth quarter. Chick (groin) replaced by Berner fourth Quarter. English (ankle)










Game Review

Johnny James was the star of the day. His devastating runs from the back line, through the centre to deliver the ball to one of the forwards was cheered by the Carlton supporters.

The back-line was on top all day, and the fact that Dennis Zeunert scored a behind made the headlines of the match report. "It was a remarkable behind because he came from the half-back flank to do it!"

Kerr, time after time drove the ball into attack, Milroy and Beasy played well, while North couldn't touch Mills. "Carlton rover Jack Mills led North a merry dance on Saturday. He really turned it on in the third quarter when he was as slippery as an eel. But he went too fast even for himself as he twisted to shoot for goal - and sprawled full length. Before a North defender could lay a hand on him, he was on his feet again and booted his goal."

Carlton coach Jim Francis

"We sealed victory in the third quarter with a five goal burst. Carlton handled the ball a lot better in the windy conditions, and made better use of it. It's back line held North well all day. Congratulations to North for fighting on. Their scouting of the packs and play-on was at times very good."

Best; James (BOG), Zeurnert, Kerr, Mills, Hands, Gilchrist.
Scorers; Mills 3.3, Ousley 2.2, Milroy 1.2, Sullivan 1.1, Hands 1.1, Kerr 1.0, Chick 1.0, Donaldson 1.2, Zeunert 0.1, Beasy 0.1, Gilchrist 0.1, Bosustow 0.1, Rushed 1.

Team

B: 15 Bruce Comben 10 John James 14 Vin English
HB: 19 Denis Zeunert 3 Peter Webster 27 Colin Holt
C: 28 Graham Gilchrist 12 Don Nicholls 23 John Chick
HF: 11 Laurie Kerr (vc) 2 Bill Milroy 17 Doug Beasy
F: 13 Graham Donaldson 33 Ross Ousley 30 Jack Sullivan
Ruck: 1 Ken Hands (c) 16 Kevin Clarke 9 Jack Mills
Res: 4 Bob Bosustow 20 Leon Berner
Coach: Jim Francis


Milestones

Last game: Bob Bosustow


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