|Date: Sunday August 23, 1998||Result: Win by 55 points|
|Umpires: Allen, McKenzie, Sercia||Crowd: 60,741|
|Goalkickers: S.Camporeale 5, B.Ratten, L.Whitnall 2, S.Beaumont, F.Brown, A.Hamill, J.Hynes, A.Koutoufides,J.Murphy, S.Silvagni, A.White 1.|
|Best: L.Whitnall, S.Camporeale, F.Brown, B.Ratten, C.Bradley, J.Murphy, A.Koutoufides.|
Game ReviewRepresentatives of Carlton have famously talked up a close win over the 'Pies being a good thing - but how about this one being an ever constantly increasing margin before putting them down in the last! Scott Camporeale kicked 5 majors for Carlton.
Carlton's 55-point thrashing of Collingwood was the Blues biggest victory against the Magpies since 1976 when it defeated them by 57 points. Carlton had its best possession winning game this season with a total of 361 against Collingwood. The total of 160 handballs was the club's highest since Round 18, 1996. Fraser Brown, Brett Ratten and Justin Murphy all had more than 30 possessions for the game, with five other Blues gaining more than 20 touches. Lance Whitnall managed double figures in kicks, marks and handballs. Whitnall took 11 marks, had 17 kicks and gave 11 handballs.
|B:||23 Dean Rice||22 Glenn Manton||29 Simon Beaumont|
|HB:||5 Andrew McKay||43 Anthony Koutoufides||45 Anthony Franchina|
|C:||14 Michael Sexton||7 Brett Ratten||30 Adam White|
|HF:||36 Aaron Hamill||8 Lance Whitnall||16 Scott Camporeale|
|F:||18 Justin Murphy||1 Stephen Silvagni (vc)||34 Ron De Iulio|
|Ruck:||24 Matthew Allan||20 Fraser Brown||21 Craig Bradley (c)|
|3 Kris Massie, 33 Matthew Hogg, 26 John Hynes, 35 Peter Dean|
|Emg:||Jacob Anstey||Darren Hulme||Mark Porter|
MilestonesFinal game: John Hynes
The Guernsey: In this match Carlton wore "clash" socks for the first time.
Brownlow Votes3: Lance Whitnall (CARL)
2: Scott Camporeale (CARL)
1: Fraser Brown (CARL)
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