Round 6 1914

Round 6, 1914
Carlton vs Melbourne
Saturday 30 May
Venue: Princes Park
Attendance: Unknown

Match Statistics

Carlton win by 58 points

Goalkickers: Arthur Best 2, Bill Hendrie 1, Les Smith 1, Bert Trahair 1

MFC Debut
Arthur Best

First Goal
Les Smith (3rd game)

The hapless Reds crashed to their sixth straight loss of the year at the hands of a rampant Carlton side who were inaccurate but made more of their chances than Essendon had a week earlier when they should have been the ones registering a huge win over the disappointing Melbourne.

In the most unfavourable weather of the season, with drizzling rain falling, Melbourne were thrashed by a Carlton side who had been criticised for their play early in the year. Their inaccuracy in the first three quarters was made up for with a 6.3 to 0.5 last quarter which helped register a huge win to get the Blues' season back on track.

Melbourne were accused of playing "wildly without any definite purpose".

Best were Lilley, McKenzie and Allen.

Blueseum match report

Leader 06/06/1914
Football Record 1914

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