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Round 11 1908

Round 11, 1908
Carlton vs Melbourne
Saturday 4 July
Venue: Princes Park
Attendance: Unknown

1st2nd3rdFinal
Carlton1.23.64.108.15.63
Melbourne0.21.43.54.7.31
Match Statistics


Carlton win by 32 points

Goalkickers: Joe Hodgkins 2, Alf Jones 1, Jack Smith 1

Milestones:
Last game
Jim Conquest

Carlton had won 14 consecutive games, so with Melbourne missing some of the players who had helped them to a big win a week earlier they were powerless to stop the Blues registering a 15th straight win.

Melbourne held their own at some points of a wet first half, but two goals early in the second term and as the game wore on the home side continued to improve and eventually took control.

Despite Carlton losing a player for the game at half time they remained unchallenged. When handling the ball became difficult they adapted better and started to kick off the ground while Melbourne were still trying and failing to pick the ball up.

During the third quarter Melbourne made the best of their opportunities to kick two goals but by the last quarter Carlton took control and won easily.

Best were Monk, Pearce and Mills.

Media
Herald - 04/07/1908
The Argus - 06/07/1908
Punch - 09/07/1908
The Australasian - 11/07/1908

Links
Blueseum match report

Created by Supermercado. Last Modification: Monday 01 March 2021 19:40:27 AEDT by Supermercado. (Version 7)

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