Carlton d Essendon by 35 pts - Princes Park

Round 20, 1977

Venue: Princes ParkDate: Saturday August 13, 1977
Result: Win by 35 pointsUmpires: N.Nash & J.Chapman Crowd: 20,120 Receipts: $17,415
Goalkickers: J.Buckley 6, R.Walls 4, D.McKay 3, R.Serafini 2, K.Sheldon 2, A.Mangels 2, R.Byrne 1, T.Keogh 1, J.Canfield 1.
Best: M.Young, B.Doull, G.Whitnall, J.Buckley, K.Sheldon, B.Armstrong, G.Southby, D.McKay.
Reports: Nil
Injuries: R.Serafini (shoulder)
Replacements: K.Heath (virus) by T.Keogh at half time & R.Serafini (shoulder) by P.Brown at three quarter time.

Game Review

Rookie wingman Michael Young stole the honors at Princes Park with a great game for Carlton. He had 23 kicks and eight marks in his best display in a short career for the Blues. He was well supported in teh defensive half of the ground by the ever reliable Bruce Doull. - Inside Football Player of the Year.

With new youngsters, Michael Young and Jim Buckley starring, Carlton returned to winning form, by defeating Essendon in a high scoring affair at Princes Park. Even the Bombers scored their highest score against Carlton in their last 10 clashes. - Football Record.

Jim Buckley kicked six goals, Robert Walls four and David McKay three as Carlton defeated Essendon by 35 points. Max Crow scored three goals for the Bombers. - Football Record.


B: 7 Graeme Whitnall 20 Geoff Southby 1 Jim Canfield
HB: 15 Phil Pinnell 36 Mark Maclure 11 Bruce Doull
C: 19 Michael Young 12 Barry Armstrong 26 Ray Byrne
HF: 23 Renato Serafini 42 Robert Walls (c) 43 David McKay
F: 25 Alex Jesaulenko 18 Kevin Heath 16 Jim Buckley
Ruck: 28 Peter Jones (vc) 10 Alan Mangels 5 Ken Sheldon
Res: 41 Peter Brown 8 Trevor Keogh
Coach: Ian Thorogood

Interesting Fact

This would be the most goals Jimmy Buckley would kick in his career with the Blues.

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