Carlton defeated Geelong by 27 points at Corio Oval.

Round 6, 1915

Carlton 3.4 22 3.7 25 6.9 45 9.13 67
Geelong 1.2 8 2.6 18 3.9 27 5.10 40
Venue: Corio Oval Date: Saturday May 29, 1915
Result: Win by 27 points Umpire: Murphy Crowd:
Goalkickers: V.Gardiner 5, A.Sharp 2, H.Burleigh 2.
Reports: Nil Injuries: J.Morris injured shoulder in first quarter remained playing. M.Keily (broken finger), J.Shortill (shoulder) V.Gardiner (shoulder), B.Dick (accidently kicked)

Game Review

Full-forward Vin Gardiner booted five goals in this emphatic victory over last-placed Geelong. Our second win in succession kept the Blues in third place on the ladder.

However, the highlight of this round of VFL matches was the extraordinary effort of Essendon's Cyril Gove - who started the afternoon by riding a horse in a hurdle race at Moonee Valley at 2 pm. He was then driven to the East Melbourne Football Ground in time to play in defence for the Same Old against South Melbourne. That night, Gove stepped into the boxing ring at Festival Hall, and was narrowly beaten on points for the Victorian amateur championship!

At the end of this round Carlton were in 3rd spot on the ladder with a percentage of 115.3.


B: 8 Mort Keily 7 Ernie Jamieson 19 George Calwell
HB: 18 Alf Baud (vc) 1 Billy Dick (c) 3 Andy McDonald
C: 9 Ted Brown 11 Rod McGregor 20 Jimmy Morris
HF: 29 Bill Hore 5 Harry Haughton 2 Percy Daykin
F: 21 Herb Burleigh 13 Vin Gardiner 14 Athol Sharp
Ruck: 16 Charlie Hammond 23 Joe Shortill 4 Viv Valentine
Coach: Norman Clark


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