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Round 5, 1970         Carlton d St Kilda by 29 pts - Moorrabbin

Round 5, 1970

Carlton2.5175.8387.125412.1486
St Kilda4.4286.6427.8508.957
Venue: Moorabbin OvalDate: Saturday May 2, 1970
Result: Win by 29 pointsUmpire: R.SleethCrowd: 22,800
Goalkickers: A.Jesaulenko 4, J.Nicholls 1, S.Jackson 1, B.Armstrong 1, N.Chandler 1, I.Nicoll 1, P.Jones 1, R.Walls 1, T.Keogh 1.
Best: R.Walls (BOG), V.Waite, B.Gill, I.Nicoll, A Jesaulenko, W.Lofts.
Reports: Nil.
Injuries: B.Thornley (bruised foot) replaced by P.Hurst during second quarter. I.Nicoll (bruised stomach) replaced by T.Hopkins during final quarter, V.Waite (bruised thigh), B.Gill (bruised thigh).














Game Review

Byran Quirk is going into hospital to have an operation on his cartilage, the Blues hope he will recover in time for the finals. Injured players besides Quirk are Gary Crane, Ian Robertson John Goold and Adrian Gallagher.

After 4 rounds the Blues and the Saints both stood at 3-1. The clash at Moorabbin promised to be a tough engagement for the Blues and so it proved.

Little separated the teams through 3 quarters. The Blues took control in the last term adding 5 goals to 1 to complete a highly-satisfactory victory.

View Final Quarter - CH9 Replay

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RkbXWEnj4qY

Team

B: 21 Barry Gill 20 Wes Lofts (vc) 30 Vin Waite
HB: 15 Phil Pinnell 43 David McKay 3 Kevin Hall
C: 17 Brent Crosswell 12 Barry Armstrong 4 Bruce Doull
HF: 22 Neil Chandler 42 Robert Walls (dvc) 5 Syd Jackson
F: 28 Peter Jones 25 Alex Jesaulenko 45 Trevor Keogh
Ruck: 2 John Nicholls (c) 13 Bert Thornley 23 Ian Nicoll
Res: 33 Paul Hurst 7 Ted Hopkins
Coach: Ron Barassi

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Carlton's Ian Nicoll receiving treatment from the trainers during the final quarter.
Image; Age May 04 (enlarged image)


Footnote

Footscray great, captain-coach and VFL games record holder, Ted Whitten played his 321st and last game. He was cheered off the ground with the Doggies having a thrilling 3 point victory over Hawthorn at the Western Oval.

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