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Round 17 1899

Round 17, 1899 (Sectional Round 3)
Carlton vs Melbourne
Saturday 9 September
Venue: Princes Park
Attendance: Unknown

1st2nd3rdFinal
Carlton1.02.06.36.5.41
Melbourne0.10.20.22.4.16
Match Statistics


Carlton win by 25 points

Goalkickers: Jack Leith 1, Bill McClelland 1

Milestones:
Only Game
Joe Finlay
Leo Rankin
Arthur Sinclair

First Goal
Bill McClelland (3rd game)

Statistical categories led:
Lowest score against Carlton and at Princes Park

Another week, another low score. They only had two behinds the previous Saturday previous Saturday, and got up to eight quarters in a row dating back to Round 15 without a goal. Their only two of this match came in the last term when Carlton's captain put his defenders onto the ball when the game was long won.

With first choice players Wood, Herring, Wardill and Sholl all missing Melbourne blooded three first gamers, none of who played seniors again, and their only advantage over Carlton was foot speed on the wet ground while the Blues were by far the superior the drop of the ball.

Best were Lewis, Moodie and Young. McGinis left the ground before the end of the game after hurting his shoulder in the third quarter.

Lists
Last game of the season debuts

Media
Argus - 11/09/1899
Punch - 14/09/1899
Australasian - 16/09/1899

Links
Blueseum match report

Created by Supermercado. Last Modification: Saturday 01 June 2019 15:10:35 AEST by Supermercado. (Version 12)

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