Round 4, 1948         Carlton lost to Footscray by 2 points at Princes Park. The Blues lost despite 18 scoring shots in the first quarter.

Round 4, 1948

Venue: Princes ParkDate: Saturday May 8, 1948
Result: Lose by 2 pointsUmpire: SawyerCrowd: 19,000
Goalkickers: R.Garby 4, F.Stafford 2, J.Conley 2, H.Turner 1, J.Howell 1, K.Baxter 1, A.Hodgson 1.
Best: J.Howell, A.Streeter, O.Grieve, F.Cahill, D.Williams.
Reports: Injuries: F.Cahill (injured leg) replaced by B.Redmond in last quarter.

Game Review

Here's a challenge.

Find a team who has had 18 scoring shots (or more) in the first quarter. And they lose!!!

Must have been a gale (towards Lygon Street?).

In fact Monday's Argus said the Blues had 26 kicks in the first quarter, "which might have yielded goals."

Trove; Age May 10


B: 33 Ritchie Green 27 Ollie Grieve 21 Ken Baxter
HB: 15 Vin Brown 23 Bert Deacon (vc) 26 Jim Clark
C: 24 Arthur Hodgson 6 Ern Henfry (c) 12 Doug Williams
HF: 10 Fred Stafford 8 Frank Cahill 22 Allan Streeter
F: 28 Fred Davies 20 Ray Garby 7 Herb Turner
Ruck: 13 Jack Howell 25 Jim Baird 35 Jack Conley
Res: 2 Bill Redmond 11 Ron Hines
Coach: Percy Bentley


Debut: Arthur Hodgson, Frank Cahill

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