Carlton defeated Geelong by 22pts - Kardinia Park. Jezza gets 6

Round 2, 1970

Venue: Kardinia ParkDate: Saturday April 11, 1970
Result: Win by 22 pointsUmpire: P.ShealesCrowd: 28,302
Goalkickers: A.Jesaulenko 6, J.Nicholls 4, P.Jones 3, B.Walsh 1, B.Crosswell 1, I.Nicoll 1.
Best: A.Jesaulenko (BOG), B.Gill, T.Hopkins, W.Lofts, J.Nicholls, V.Waite.
Reports: Nil.
Injuries: D.McKay (concussion), B.Walsh (cramp), D.Munari (jarred knee).

Game Review

The Cats led by 20 points late in the 3rd term but Jezza's got 2 late goals allowing the Blues the belief that victory was still eminently achievable and, in fact, they powered away in the last.

Jezza now had amassed 15 goals after 2 rounds.

Despite Carlton's success in this era, this team was one of Carlton's youngest ever teams, with an average age of 22 years, 216 days. The were playing 6 teenagers fro the second week in a row, who were Barry Armstrong, Brent Crosswell, Bruce Doull, Phil Pinnell, Robert Walls and Brian Walsh.


B: 21 Barry Gill 20 Wes Lofts (vc) 30 Vin Waite
HB: 15 Phil Pinnell 43 David McKay 3 Kevin Hall
C: 7 Ted Hopkins 12 Barry Armstrong 4 Bruce Doull
HF: 33 Paul Hurst 42 Robert Walls (dvc) 22 Neil Chandler
F: 28 Peter Jones 25 Alex Jesaulenko 16 Brian Walsh
Ruck: 2 John Nicholls (c) 17 Brent Crosswell 23 Ian Nicoll
Res: 13 Bert Thornley 8 Dennis Munari
Coach: Ron Barassi

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