Six goals on debut by Charlie Davey highlighted Carlton's big win over St Kilda at Princes Park.

Round 18, 1927

St Kilda1.395.5355.8387.951
Venue: Princes ParkDate: Saturday September 10, 1927
Result: Win by 55 pointsUmpire: Crowd: 24,000
Goalkickers: C.Davey 6, H.Clover 4, P.Outram 4, H.Carter 1.
Reports: Injuries:

Game Review

Carlton thrashed the Saints again at Princes Park, and one of our future greats in Charlie Davey kicked six goals in a spectacular debut. Over the next 11 seasons, Charlie would play 143 games, kick 121 goals, and captain the club - before a chronic knee injury prematurely ended his career.

At the end of this round Carlton were in 4th spot on the ladder with a percentage of 121.7. The Blues would hold onto fourth spot and a place in the finals series by a win from the fifth placed Melbourne who had a better percentage of 132.4.


B: 20 Ted Brewis 8 Hedley Blackmore 10 Denis Kelleher
HB: 18 Frank Donoghue 32 Alex Duncan 6 Fred Gilby
C: 7 Joe Kelly 31 Jimmy Goonan 30 Vin Arthur
HF: 12 Allan Skehan 1 Horrie Clover (cc) 25 Harold Carter (vc)
F: 22 Harry Vallence 17 Charlie Davey 24 Percy Outram
Ruck: 29 Maurie Connell 5 Les Johnson 28 Tommy Downs
Coach: Horrie Clover


50 Games: Hedley Blackmore
100 Games: Horrie Clover
Debuts: Allan Skehan and Charlie Davey
Last Game: Percy Outram

Round 17 | Semi Final
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