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Round 7, 1942         Carlton lost to Footscray by 19 points at Yarraville Oval. Bert Deacon debuted.

Round 7, 1942

Carlton 2.4 16 4.5 29 8.7 55 10.12 72
Footscray 4.5 29 6.11 47 11.17 83 12.19 91
Venue: Yarraville Oval
Date: Saturday 20 June 1942
Result: Lose by 19 points
Crowd: 8,500
Goalkickers: P.Schmidt 5, J.Bennett 1, R.Cooper 1, C.McInnes 1, J.Mooring 1, J.Wrout 1.
Reports:
Umpire:
Injuries:
Best:

Game Review

This mild loss is better remembered for the debut of Bert Deacon, Brownlow Medallist. Surely the Yarraville Oval must be the most obscure venue ever for a Brownlow Medallist's first game?

At the end of this round Carlton were in 7th spot on the ladder with a percentage of 105.0.

Team

B: 2 Don McIntyre 12 George Gniel 31 Charlie McInnes
HB: 18 Arthur Sanger 26 Ollie Grieve 5 George Bailey
C: 15 Vin Brown 14 Bert Deacon 8 Fred Fitzgibbon
HF: 19 Ron Cooper 28 Jack Wrout 11 Jim Knight
F: 10 Jim Francis (c) 17 Jim Baird 23 Paul Schmidt
Ruck: 3 Jack Bennett 24 Ron Savage 16 Jim Mooring (vc)
19th Man: 9 Bob Atkinson
Coach: Percy Bentley


Milestones

Debut: Bert Deacon
200 Goals: Paul Schmidt


Round 6 | Round 8

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1983 WA Star Warren Ralph (19/05/83).
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