|Venue: Lakeside Oval||Date: Saturday May 26, 1917|
|Result: Loss by 15 points||Umpire: Naismith||Crowd: 10,000|
|Goalkickers: M.Dunn 1, V.Gardiner 1, H.Haughton 1.|
|Best: H.Greaves, H.Haughton, R.McGregor, C.Canet, P.O'Brien|
|Reports: Nil||Injuries: Nil|
Game ReviewPerfect football weather drew the largest crowd for the round to the Lakeside Oval.
The Blues would endure their first loss of the season, and sit in 3rd spot out of 6 teams after 3 rounds. Geelong was the only team yet to win a match at this stage of the season.
At the end of this round Carlton were in 3rd spot on the ladder with a percentage of 111.0.
|B:||3 Andy McDonald||8 Mort Keily||25 Frank Martin|
|HB:||6 Steve Leehane||10 Paddy O'Brien||17 Jack Greenhill|
|C:||12 Charlie Canet||11 Rod McGregor (vc)||9 Ted Brown|
|HF:||16 Darcy Lear||1 Billy Dick (c)||14 Ern Carter|
|F:||23 Joe Shortill||13 Vin Gardiner||21 William Dunn|
|Ruck:||5 Harry Haughton||19 Harry Greaves||2 Percy Daykin|
Round 2 | Round 4