Round 2, 1918         Carlton lost to Richmond (for the first time in 25 meetings) by 5 points at Princes Park.

Round 2, 1918

Carlton 1.1 7 3.3 21 6.5 41 8.5 53
Richmond 3.3 21 5.5 35 5.11 41 7.16 58
Venue: Princes Park Date: Saturday May 18, 1918
Result: Lose by 5 points Umpire: Crowd:
Goalkickers: H.Haughton 3, L.Tasker 2, P.Daykin 1, P.Jackson 1, J.Willis 1.
Reports: Nil Injuries: Nil

Game Review

Throughout 1917, the Tigers had sat on the bottom of the VFL ladder. Carlton regularly enjoyed their games with victories in each of the 24 clashes thus far since 1908.

But the tables were turned in this game as the Tigers won their second game in a row. At the same time, Carlton had lost their opening two matches in a shaky start to 1918. This was the first time that Richmond had defeated Carlton in the League, Carlton had won their first 24 games.

At the end of this round Carlton were in 6th spot on the ladder with a percentage of 67.5.


B: 16 Jim Willis 25 Frank Martin George Muir
HB: 31 Phil McCumisky 9 Ted Brown 19 Fred Johnson
C: 12 Charlie Canet 11 Rod McGregor (c) 21 William Dunn
HF: 17 Ern Cowley 5 Harry Haughton 2 Percy Daykin (vc)
F: 23 Joe Shortill 26 Percy Jackson 14 Leo Tasker
Ruck: 30 Dave Crone 6 Steve Leehane 4 Viv Valentine
Coach: Norman Clark


Debut and Only Game (Carlton): Percy Jackson
Last Game (Carlton): George Muir
Games Records: This was Richmond's first ever victory over Carlton, coming in the 25th match between the teams.

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