|Date: Sun 29-Jul-2001||Result: Loss by 3 points|
|Umpires: H Kennedy, S McLaren, M Vozzo||Crowd: 52,472|
|Goalkickers: S.Silvagni 4, D.Hulme 2, B.Ratten 2, C.Bradley 1, J.Doering 1, S.Fletcher 1, M.Mansfield 1, J.Plunkett 1.|
|Best: B.Ratten, M.Lappin, A.Christou, S.Camporeale.|
|Reports: A McKay, D Rice (wrestling).||Injuries: I.Prendergast (dislocated finger), B Nelson (concussion).|
Wayne Brittain was not dissatisfied with the commitment shown by the Blues and believed they were the better side on the day but the Hawks effectively stole this game with a goal after the siren.
Stephen Silvagni played up forward and kicked 4 goals from 9 marks. Brett Ratten kicked 2 goals from 28 possessions. Andrew McKay was Best on Ground with 3 Brownlow votes. Adrian Hickmott had 25 possessions and 9 marks.
The loss would cause Carlton to fall from 4th to 6th on the ladder.
|B:||23 Dean Rice||22 Glenn Manton||15 Ben Nelson|
|HB:||5 Andrew McKay||39 Ang Christou||16 Scott Camporeale|
|C:||33 Ryan Houlihan||7 Brett Ratten||40 Jim Plunkett|
|HF:||12 Matthew Lappin||29 Simon Beaumont||10 Michael Mansfield|
|F:||27 Darren Hulme||1 Stephen Silvagni (vc)||9 Adrian Hickmott|
|Ruck:||37 Trent Hotton||21 Craig Bradley (c)||45 Anthony Franchina|
|Interchange:||24 Matthew Allan||31 Simon Fletcher||48 Jordan Doering|
|28 Ian Prendergast|
|Emg:||Scott Freeborn*||Andrew Merrington||Anthony Koutoufides *|
|In:||Matthew Allan, Ian Prendergast, Jordan Doering*, Ben Nelson*|
|Out:|| Simon Wiggins (groin), Andrew Merrington, |
Scott Freeborn* (thigh), Anthony Koutoufides* (groin)
Debut: Ian Prendergast, who would take a trip to hospital during the course of the match to have his dislocated finger attended to, yet still return to the field to complete the match.
Andrew McKay (CARL)
2: Rayden Tallis (HAW)
1: Angelo Lekkas (HAW)
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