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Round 6, 1939         Carlton lost to Richmond by 7 points at Princes Park.

Round 6, 1939

Carlton 1.2 8 3.6 24 5.7 37 8.13 61
Richmond 1.6 12 4.10 34 7.10 52 9.14 68
Venue: Princes Park
Date: Saturday 27 May 1939
Result: Loss by 7 points
Crowd: 34,000
Goalkickers: J.McElroy 3.1, K.Baxter 2.3, C.Mann 1.1, R.Savage 1.1, R.McLean 1.0, M.Price 0.3, J.Hale 0.1, M.Crisp 0.1, B.Green 0.1, rushed 0.1
Reports:
Umpire: Murphy
Injuries: J.Hale (split webbing on fingers)
Best:

Game Review

The Blues should have beaten the ladder-leading Tigers in this match, but 3 goals 6 behinds in the last quarter wasn't good enough, and Richmond got home by 7 points. Carlton slipped to sixth ladder position with this defeat, but at least our percentage was still healthy.

Team

B: 2 Don McIntyre 21 Frank Gill 26 Jim Park
HB: 6 Bob Chitty 10 Jim Francis (vc) 31 Charlie McInnes
C: 7 Jack Carney 12 Creswell 'Mickey' Crisp 32 Bob Green
HF: 1 Frank Anderson 24 Ron Savage 25 Cyril Mann
F: 14 Rod McLean 4 Ken Baxter 30 Mick Price
Ruck: 5 Brighton Diggins (cc) 15 Jack McElroy 11 Jack Hale
19th Man: 18 Arthur Sanger
Coach: Brighton Diggins


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Image: The Age May 29


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