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  • Western Bulldogs v Carlton
  • Round 17 - 19:40 AEST, Jul 21, 2012
  • Marvel Stadium
  • 16° Partly cloudy.
15th
10th
  • Goals 12
  • Behinds 12
  • Total 84

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  • Goals 16
  • Behinds 6
  • Total 102

Dahlhaus rock

Luke Dahlhaus delivers his best performance for the Bulldogs

Match Videos

Western Bulldogs

  • Q1
    3.3
    (21)
  • Q2
    8.4
    (52)
  • Q3
    10.9
    (69)
  • Q4
    12.12
    (84)
  • Q1
    2.1
    (13)
  • Q2
    5.3
    (33)
  • Q3
    10.4
    (64)
  • Q4
    16.6
    (102)

Carlton

Stats

  • 354
  • 218
  • 136
  • 18
  • 39
  • 12
  • 27
  • 44
  • 7
  • 116
  • 58
  • 59
  • 0
  • Disposals
  • Kicks
  • Handballs
  • Free Kicks
  • Clearances
  • Centre
  • Stoppages
  • Inside 50
  • Marks in 50
  • Contested Possessions
  • Tackles
  • Hit-Outs
  • Interchanges
  • 336
  • 213
  • 123
  • 23
  • 34
  • 13
  • 21
  • 49
  • 15
  • 130
  • 52
  • 19
  • 0

Match  Feed

  • Q4 31:50

    Carlton have come from behind to record a very good 18 point win. Given the amount of players they have missing this could be the win that relaunches their season. Time will tell.

  • Q4 31:50

    GOAL BLUESDale marks and will kick after the siren from 40 metres out. He goes back and the kick is a ripper! His mates flock to him for the obligatory pat on the back.

  • Q4 29:30

    BEHIND BLUESGarlett's shot at goal is punched through for a behind. The Blues will get home.

  • Q4 27:40

    Time is running out for the Bulldogs who need to kick two unanswered goals in two and a half minutes.

  • Q4 25:30

    GOAL BULLDOGSWilliams holds the ball with his back to goals. He releases it to Grant who snaps it through for a goal. With over 4 minutes remaining they still have time.

  • Q4 24:30

    GOAL BLUESEddie Betts has lifted Carlton from the canvas. He runs towards the boundary and brings the kick back to perfection. Blues by 17 points.

  • Q4 22:30

    BEHIND BLUESA rushed behind for the Blues with the Bulldogs defence under enormous pressure.

  • Q4 18:20

    GOAL BLUESBetts twists and turns 40 metres out. He chips it to Gibbs who takes an eternity to get to it in the square but gets it just in time to kick the goal. Blues by 10.

  • Q4 14:30

    BEHIND BULLDOGSGriffen kicks long, but it's a behind.

  • Q4 13:00

    The Bulldogs keep applying the pressure but need a goal as a reward for effort that's clearly been there.

  • Q4 11:40

    BEHIND BULLDOGSCarlton have been pinged for a deliberate behind. Dahlhaus bends it back for a goal but is it? Video review shows it clearly has hit the post. Only a behind.

  • Q4 09:20

    GOAL BLUESMurphy decides to keep the ball in rather than knock it out for a throw in and his direct opponent, Betts, RIps it out and kicks a Daicos like beauty!

  • Q4 05:30

    GOAL BLUESGibbs flies to outmark his opponent after sneaking up forward from defence. He goes back and drills it from 25 metres out.

  • Q4 02:00

    GOAL BULLDOGSThe Bulldogs aren't ready to give up the fight just yet. Dahlhaus stands tall, well not really because he ain't tall. Anyway he has kicked his fourth goal and the Doggies are in front.

  • Q4 01:00

    GOAL BLUESThe Blues take back the lead with Thornton chiming in to kick his second goal. He has been handy up forward and could be the difference tonight.

  • Q4 00:01

    The final quarter is underway.

  • Q3 30:10

    GOAL BULLDOGSTutt marks 75 metres out and is pushed after he marks it by Russell. Fifty metre penalty! Siren Sounds! Tutt walks in and kicks the goal. Bulldogs lead by 5 points at 3/4 time.

  • Q3 28:00

    BEHIND BULLDOGSCordy does some great work that results in Giansiracusa taking a good mark. From 40 metres out he pulls the kick and misses to the left.

  • Q3 26:30

    BEHIND BULLDOGSWilliams tackles Yarran and he gets the free for holding the ball. Williams kicks it across the face of goal for a behind.

  • Q3 24:30

    BEHIND BULLDOGSGrant's snap at goal bounces away and sneaks in for a behind.

  • Q3 23:00

    GOAL BLUESRobert Murphy turns it over with Carlton taking possession. Thornton runs to space and marks 25 metres out. He lines up and kicks the Blues in front!

  • Q3 19:00

    This is a must win match for the Blues and it looks as if the urgency of the situation is finally beginning to sink in with Carlton lifting in the third quarter.

  • Q3 15:10

    BEHIND BULLDOGSGriffen runs to 50 and hurries the kick when he had a little more time. A behind is the end result.

  • Q3 14:20

    BEHIND BLUESCarlton are full of confidence with Garlett's attempt from distance missing to the right.

  • Q3 13:00

    GOAL BLUESYarran takes two bounces and chips it to Carrazzo who runs in and kicks another one for the Blues. They are switched on for this third quarter.

  • Q3 12:00

    GOAL BLUESBower has it 30 metres out. He sees Betts alone in the square but elects to run in and kick it himself. The Blues are coming.

  • Q3 10:40

    BEHIND BULLDOGSHoward sees an open 50 ahead of him. He goes long, but it bounces the wrong way.

  • Q3 08:00

    GOAL BULLDOGSDahlhaus tries to shoot deep inside forward 50. The kick is smothered but he recovers to take the ball and snap it through for his third. Great shepherding by Williams.

  • Q3 05:50

    The Bulldogs have activated the sub with Higgins withdrawing from the match with a hamstring injury. Djerrkura comes on for him.

  • Q3 05:00

    GOAL BLUESCollins marks out on the lead. From 30 metres out he comes in and splits the middle. Collins has kicked both goals to bring the Blues within 7 points.

  • Q3 02:30

    GOAL BLUESCollins is pushed out in the marking contest and is paid the free kick. Stevie Johnson style he takes two steps and bends it back for a beauty!

  • Q3 00:01

    The third quarter is underway.

  • Q2 29:15

    The siren sounds for halftime with the Blues having their work cut out for them to save their season. They trail by 19 points.

  • Q2 26:50

    BEHIND BULLDOGSDahlhaus breaks the lines and gives Higgins an open 50 to lead in to. He marks but hooks the kick going for distance.

  • Q2 24:50

    BEHIND BLUESBetts is paid a very soft free kick and justice is carried out with Betts missing to the right.

  • Q2 21:00

    GOAL BLUESSome good link up and hard running from coast to coast is finished up with a handball over the top to Garlett who bounces the kick through.

  • Q2 20:00

    GOAL BULLDOGSGriffen runs in towards 50, he handballs inside to Williams who keeps running and kicks the goal. He looks like a natural born forward. He has 2 goals and the Bulldogs lead by 25.

  • Q2 17:00

    GOAL BULLDOGSDahlhaus is waiting in the goal square for the handball over the top. It takes an eternity but he gets it and kicks an easy one.

  • Q2 15:30

    GOAL BULLDOGSBower runs back with the ball but flinches and drops the mark. Grant runs onto it and kicks a dribbler.

  • Q2 13:40

    GOAL BLUESBell harasses his opponent out of it and pounces onto the loose ball to kick the goal.

  • Q2 11:50

    BEHIND BLUESGarlett marks and handballs it to Gibbs who shoots from distance, but misses to the left.

  • Q2 08:30

    GOAL BULLDOGSGiansiracusa kicks a trademark goal around the corner and bouncing through.

  • Q2 06:00

    It's been a match thus far that has been marred by turnovers.

  • Q2 02:30

    GOAL BLUESCross is not able to dispose of it cleanly. Garlett comes through and takes it then snaps it over his shoulder for a good goal to Carlton.

  • Q2 00:01

    The second quarter is underway.

  • Q1 28:45

    The siren sounds for quarter time with the Bulldogs leading by 8 points.

  • Q1 27:40

    BEHIND BULLDOGSGrant marks 45 metres out, but the shot at goal is a shocker.

  • Q1 25:30

    GOAL BLUESJpseph pushes forward and creates space for the lead where he takes the mark. From 40 metres out he goes back and kicks the goal.

  • Q1 23:20

    BEHIND BULLDOGSHiggins tries one from 40 metres out but it misses to the right.

  • Q1 21:00

    We are witnessing a game of keepings of AFL style at the moment.

  • Q1 17:20

    BEHIND BLUESBell runs in to the open goal and misses one he should have snagged. He is on debut so one can forgive him.

  • Q1 14:00

    BEHIND BULLDOGSHoward tries one from distance but he misses to the right.

  • Q1 12:30

    The game is tightening up with not too many easy kicks out there.

  • Q1 09:00

    GOAL CARLTONGreat vision Marc Murphy! He spots Collins out of the corner of his eye and slams the footy down his throat. Collins guides it home from 35 metres out.

  • Q1 06:50

    A small crowd is in attendance and a very disappointing one at that too.

  • Q1 03:00

    GOAL BULLDOGSBulldogs win another centre clearance and it's marked by Picken. From 30 metres out directly in front Picken makes no mistake.

  • Q1 01:15

    GOAL BULLDOGSDahlhaus pounces on the loose ball. He snaps it over the shoulders as it bounces in the square. Cordy applies the shepherd and it bounces through for a goal.

  • Q1 00:01

    We are off and underway at Etihad Stadium.

  • Q1 00:00

    Dale will be the substitute for Carlton. Djerrkura will start with the yellow vest for the Bulldogs.

  • Q1 00:00

    A late change for Carlton with Robinson a late withdrawal. He is replaced by first gamer Frazer Dale.

  • Q1 00:00

    Welcome to Etihad Stadium. Tonight it's the Western Bulldogs hosting the Carlton Blues.

Western Bulldogs

Player K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
1 Ryan Griffen 19 9 28 6 0 2 0 3 0 2 109
2 Mitch Wallis 13 14 27 5 0 2 0 5 0 0 104
3 Daniel Cross 14 12 26 10 0 0 0 1 0 0 100
4 Will Minson 5 11 16 2 54 1 1 1 0 0 99
5 Tom Liberatore 17 11 28 9 0 1 2 0 0 0 95
6 Jarrad Grant 12 7 19 8 0 1 1 1 2 2 90
7 Liam Picken 6 9 15 2 0 2 5 13 1 0 87
8 Brian Lake 12 3 15 11 0 1 1 3 0 0 85
9 Matthew Boyd 12 13 25 4 1 2 1 2 0 0 82
10 Christian Howard 12 6 18 6 0 1 2 3 0 2 75
11 Luke Dahlhaus 10 1 11 1 0 1 1 4 4 1 74
12 Jason Tutt 9 3 12 7 0 1 0 3 1 0 73
13 Daniel Giansiracusa 7 4 11 6 0 1 1 5 1 1 72
14 Robert Murphy 14 4 18 9 0 0 2 0 0 0 71
15 Lindsay Gilbee 10 8 18 5 0 0 0 2 0 0 69
16 Patrick Veszpremi 16 2 18 6 0 1 2 1 0 0 69
17 Tom Williams 6 6 12 3 1 1 1 1 2 1 55
18 Shaun Higgins 6 1 7 4 0 0 0 3 1 2 52
19 Ayce Cordy 4 4 8 5 3 0 0 3 0 0 50
20 Daniel Pearce 8 2 10 6 0 0 2 1 0 0 44
21 Mark Austin 4 6 10 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 36
22 Nathan Djerrkura 2 0 2 2 0 0 0 3 0 0 24

Carlton

Player K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
1 Heath Scotland 21 11 32 8 0 1 1 2 0 0 115
2 Brock McLean 14 15 29 6 1 2 2 6 0 0 111
3 Jeff Garlett 13 7 20 7 0 1 0 3 2 1 100
4 Bryce Gibbs 11 6 17 6 1 0 0 4 2 1 93
5 Andrew D. Collins 17 4 21 5 0 4 5 1 3 0 85
6 Marc Murphy 13 8 21 2 0 4 0 5 0 0 85
7 Andrew Carrazzo 13 5 18 4 0 3 1 4 1 0 83
8 Bret Thornton 9 7 16 6 6 1 2 1 2 0 76
9 Chris Yarran 15 5 20 7 0 0 2 0 0 0 70
10 Ed Curnow 7 10 17 2 0 0 1 6 0 0 68
11 Eddie Betts 8 5 13 3 0 2 0 2 2 1 66
12 Tom Bell 11 2 13 1 0 2 1 4 1 1 62
13 Andrew McInnes 9 4 13 5 0 0 0 2 0 0 58
14 Jordan Russell 8 8 16 7 0 0 1 0 0 0 58
15 Levi Casboult 5 2 7 5 9 0 2 3 0 0 49
16 Nick Duigan 5 2 7 0 0 1 0 7 0 0 48
17 Paul Bower 6 3 9 5 0 0 0 0 1 0 45
18 Michael Jamison 6 3 9 5 0 0 0 1 0 0 43
19 Aaron Joseph 5 6 11 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 39
20 Matthew Watson 7 3 10 2 1 1 0 1 0 0 39
21 Dennis Armfield 7 6 13 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 37
22 Frazer Dale 3 1 4 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 24

Western Bulldogs

Player No. K H D CP UP DE% CLG M CM M50 HO CLR CC ST R50 FF FA T 1PC Bo i50 G B GA G% TG% AF
1 Ryan Griffen 16 19 9 28 8 20 71 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 3 0 1 8 0 2 2 0 85 109
2 Mitch Wallis 3 13 14 27 9 18 74 0 5 0 0 0 5 1 4 1 2 0 5 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 77 104
3 Daniel Cross 4 14 12 26 8 18 88 2 10 2 0 0 1 0 1 2 0 0 1 6 0 0 0 0 1 0 90 100
4 Will Minson 27 5 11 16 7 9 68 2 2 0 0 54 4 0 4 4 1 1 1 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 96 99
5 Tom Liberatore 21 17 11 28 11 16 75 3 9 0 0 0 10 1 9 2 1 2 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 75 95
6 Jarrad Grant 1 12 7 19 4 13 84 2 8 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 1 1 1 1 0 3 2 2 0 50 79 90
7 Liam Picken 42 6 9 15 9 5 80 6 2 1 1 0 4 3 1 1 2 5 13 1 0 3 1 0 0 100 87 87
8 Brian Lake 36 12 3 15 6 9 86 2 11 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 3 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 96 85
9 Matthew Boyd 5 12 13 25 12 13 60 3 4 1 0 1 8 6 2 3 2 1 2 0 0 5 0 0 1 0 87 82
10 Christian Howard 30 12 6 18 7 11 66 3 6 1 0 0 3 1 2 1 1 2 3 3 0 3 0 2 1 0 82 75
11 Luke Dahlhaus 40 10 1 11 4 7 81 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 2 2 1 1 4 0 0 2 4 1 0 80 83 74
12 Jason Tutt 15 9 3 12 2 10 83 0 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 0 0 3 1 0 1 100 80 73
13 Daniel Giansiracusa 13 7 4 11 4 8 90 1 6 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 5 1 0 2 1 1 0 50 87 72
14 Robert Murphy 2 14 4 18 2 15 88 3 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 90 71
15 Lindsay Gilbee 9 10 8 18 4 11 94 0 5 2 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 91 69
16 Patrick Veszpremi 8 16 2 18 3 14 77 3 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 2 1 2 0 3 0 0 0 0 72 69
17 Tom Williams 12 6 6 12 6 6 66 2 3 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 2 0 1 2 1 1 66 88 55
18 Shaun Higgins 7 6 1 7 1 6 57 0 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 1 2 0 33 48 52
19 Ayce Cordy 49 4 4 8 5 5 50 1 5 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 89 50
20 Daniel Pearce 20 8 2 10 0 11 90 3 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 81 44
21 Mark Austin 47 4 6 10 4 7 90 1 4 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 94 36
22 Nathan Djerrkura 33 2 0 2 0 2 100 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 42 24

Carlton

Player No. K H D CP UP DE% CLG M CM M50 HO CLR CC ST R50 FF FA T 1PC Bo i50 G B GA G% TG% AF
1 Heath Scotland 29 21 11 32 11 19 78 4 8 0 0 0 2 0 2 4 1 1 2 4 1 6 0 0 0 0 92 115
2 Brock McLean 14 14 15 29 9 20 79 5 6 0 0 1 3 2 1 2 2 2 6 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 81 111
3 Jeff Garlett 38 13 7 20 8 12 65 0 7 1 4 0 6 2 4 0 1 0 3 3 1 5 2 1 1 33 87 100
4 Bryce Gibbs 4 11 6 17 3 14 64 1 6 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 3 1 3 2 1 0 66 89 93
5 Andrew D. Collins 16 17 4 21 7 15 61 10 5 0 2 0 3 0 3 2 4 5 1 3 1 3 3 0 0 75 82 85
6 Marc Murphy 3 13 8 21 12 9 71 1 2 0 0 0 3 1 2 2 4 0 5 4 0 2 0 0 2 0 85 85
7 Andrew Carrazzo 44 13 5 18 11 7 83 2 4 0 2 0 9 4 5 1 3 1 4 0 0 4 1 0 0 100 84 83
8 Bret Thornton 32 9 7 16 5 12 75 4 6 0 1 6 2 1 1 0 1 2 1 4 0 2 2 0 0 100 94 76
9 Chris Yarran 13 15 5 20 7 14 75 3 7 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 3 11 4 0 0 1 0 77 70
10 Ed Curnow 35 7 10 17 7 10 58 2 2 0 0 0 2 2 0 1 0 1 6 1 3 1 0 0 0 0 66 68
11 Eddie Betts 19 8 5 13 7 5 92 0 3 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 2 0 2 2 0 0 2 1 3 66 92 66
12 Tom Bell 28 11 2 13 8 5 69 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 2 4 2 1 4 0 0 2 1 1 0 50 69 62
13 Andrew McInnes 26 9 4 13 6 7 84 0 5 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 4 0 7 0 0 3 0 92 58
14 Jordan Russell 2 8 8 16 4 12 68 4 7 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 80 58
15 Levi Casboult 41 5 2 7 3 4 71 3 5 2 0 9 1 1 0 0 0 2 3 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 86 49
16 Nick Duigan 34 5 2 7 3 4 85 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 7 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 92 48
17 Paul Bower 18 6 3 9 2 7 77 1 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 0 0 1 0 0 100 90 45
18 Michael Jamison 40 6 3 9 2 7 100 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 7 0 1 0 0 0 0 96 43
19 Aaron Joseph 45 5 6 11 5 6 63 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 100 83 39
20 Matthew Watson 10 7 3 10 5 5 90 0 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 2 1 0 1 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 92 39
21 Dennis Armfield 27 7 6 13 5 6 61 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 68 37
22 Frazer Dale 39 3 1 4 0 4 75 0 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 100 23 24

Team Lineups

Western Bulldogs

B

  • Patrick Veszpremi,
  • Brian Lake,
  • Robert Murphy

HB

  • Lindsay Gilbee,
  • Mark Austin,
  • Christian Howard

C

  • Daniel Cross,
  • Matthew Boyd,
  • Daniel Pearce

HF

  • Ryan Griffen,
  • Ayce Cordy,
  • Daniel Giansiracusa

F

  • Luke Dahlhaus,
  • Tom Williams,
  • Shaun Higgins

Fol

  • Will Minson,
  • Mitch Wallis,
  • Liam Picken

I/C

  • Jarrad Grant,
  • Jason Tutt,
  • Tom Liberatore

Sub

  • Nathan Djerrkura

No Late Change

In

  • Patrick Veszpremi,
  • Mark Austin,
  • Daniel Pearce,
  • Daniel Giansiracusa,
  • Jarrad Grant

Out

  • Clay Smith (Calf),
  • Justin Sherman (Omitted),
  • Lukas Markovic (Hamstring),
  • Ryan Hargrave (Omitted),
  • Tory Dickson (Adductor)

Milestones:

  • Jarrad Grant  - Played 50th game

Carlton

B

  • Paul Bower,
  • Michael Jamison,
  • Aaron Joseph

HB

  • Andrew McInnes,
  • Nick Duigan,
  • Chris Yarran

C

  • Bryce Gibbs,
  • Brock McLean,
  • Heath Scotland

HF

  • Jeff Garlett,
  • Matthew Watson,
  • Eddie Betts

F

  • Dennis Armfield,
  • Bret Thornton,
  • Andrew Collins

Fol

  • Levi Casboult,
  • Marc Murphy,
  • Andrew Carrazzo

I/C

  • Jordan Russell,
  • Tom Bell,
  • Ed Curnow

Sub

  • Frazer Dale

No Late Change

In

  • Paul Bower,
  • Bret Thornton,
  • Levi Casboult,
  • Jordan Russell,
  • Tom Bell,
  • Frazer Dale

Out

  • Andrew Walker (Calf),
  • Kane Lucas (Hamstring),
  • Chris Judd (Suspension),
  • Lachie Henderson (Groin),
  • Mitch Robinson (Omitted),
  • Matthew Kreuzer (Hip)

Last updated: 4:16pm Wednesday, October 10, 2012