GAME DAY Fremantle V Carlton
Fremantle snatched a 35-point victory from the Carlton Blues after trailing for the first half of the match.
The bigger Fremantle bodies proved to strong and eventually took there toll on a young Carlton side travelling away from home leading to the 13.8.86 to 7.9.51 scoreline.
Carlton finished with only two on rotation with both Same Rowe (knee injury) and Dale Thomas (concussion) taken out of the game.
Michael Walters played a big part in turning the game around for his Dockers with three goals to the quick forward, while Connor Blakely had one of his best games with a career high 33 disposals and nine tackles.
Listen to the game highlights here
Lachie Neale had another great game in the wet weather and he told us, the conditions suit him well.
“We had a lack of discipline” Listen to what Jacob Weitering told us after the game.
“We adjusted accordingly at quarter time” Ross Lyon says about their game turnaround. Listen to his full press conference here…
“Probably tried to bite a little bit too much off” Listen to what Brendan Bolton had to say after the game.
Carlton assistant coach John Barker and Fremantle assistant coach David Hale joined Joel Saratsis pre-game to give insight into their teams preparations.