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1985 Practice Match vs Carlton

Practice Match, 1985
Carlton vs Melbourne
Sunday, March 10
Venue: Queen Elizabeth Oval, Bendigo
Attendance: n/a

1st2nd3rdFinal
Carlton3.69.1014.1323.17.149
Melbourne5.110.712.1015.14.104


Carlton win by 45 points

Goalkickers: Armstrong 4, Mark Withers 3, Brian Wilson 2, Adrian Battiston 2, Greg Healy 1, Peter Giles 1, Dan Foley 1, John Fidge 1

Image The Demons led by 29 points at half-time but Ron Barassi rested a number of senior players including Steven Smith and Peter Moore. Robert Flower and Kelvin Templeton didn't play.

With the sides set to clash again in a night game on the following Wednesday he ended up using 34 players for the day, 10 more than Carlton but with his stars off the field in the second half the Blues ran away to an easy victory.

Best were Withers, O'Sullivan and Battiston.

Notes
The Armstrong who kicked four goals was probably Richard Armstrong.

Media
Age 11/03/1985
Canberra Times - 11/03/1985

Links
Program image courtesy of grandoldflag.net

Created by Supermercado. Last Modification: Wednesday 06 March 2019 21:00:03 AEDT by Supermercado. (Version 8)

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