Western Bulldogs thump Carlton at Optus Oval.

Round 2, 1998

Western Bulldogs5.23212.57720.612622.8140
Venue: Optus OvalDate: Sunday April 5, 1998
Result: Loss by 56 points Crowd: 27,846
Goalkickers: S.Silvagni 3, D.Rice, L.Whitnall 2, M.Allan, R.De Iulio, P.Dean, A.Hamill, M.Porter, M.Sexton.
Best: D.Rice, S.Silvagni, L.Whitnall, M.Porter, R.De Iulio, M.Sexton.
Umpires: Scroop, Vernon, Humphrey-Smith Reports: Nil. Injuries: Nil.

Game Review

Former Blue James Cook would smash the Blues with 6 goals from Full Forward. But the real Bulldog star was Chris Grant, with 14 marks - back when that meant something - who would burn off a number of Carlton opponents throughout the afternoon.


B: 23 Dean Rice 35 Peter Dean 14 Michael Sexton
HB: 5 Andrew McKay 22 Glenn Manton 21 Craig Bradley (c)
C: 43 Anthony Koutoufides 7 Brett Ratten 16 Scott Camporeale
HF: 36 Aaron Hamill 8 Lance Whitnall 34 Ron De Iulio
F: 17 Damien Lock 1 Stephen Silvagni (vc) 19 Brad Pearce
Ruck: 11 Mark Porter 33 Matthew Hogg 27 Darren Hulme
24 Matthew Allan, 30 Adam White, 20 Fraser Brown, 6 Matt Clape
Coach: David Parkin
Emg: Jacob Anstey Kris Massie Tony Bourke
In: Fraser Brown Adam White
Out: Sean Charles (broken leg), Justin Murphy (hamstring)


150 Games: Michael Sexton

Brownlow Votes

3: Scott West (WB)
2: Chris Grant (WB)
1: James Cook (WB)

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