Outclassed Bombers On The Brink

ESSENDON 2.5 6.6 7.8 8.12 (60)
CARLTON 5.3 15.4 20.9 24.12 (156)

GOALS
Essendon: Crameri 2, Ryder 2, Watson, Lonergan, Stanton, Hurley
Carlton: Waite 5, McLean 3, Simpson 3, Walker 3, Garlett 3, Casboult 3, Betts 2, Murphy 2

BEST
Essendon: Watson, Browne, Hooker
Carlton: Murphy, Gibbs, McLean, Waite, Simpson, Judd, Betts, Casboult

INJURIES
Essendon: Fletcher (hip flexor), Carlisle (ankle)
Carlton: Nil

SUBSTITUTES
Essendon: Leroy Jetta replaced Dustin Fletcher in the first quarter.
Carlton: Tom Bell replaced Andrew Carrazzo in the final quarter.

Reports: Nil

Umpires: McBurney, Farmer, Schmitt

Official crowd: 59,381 at the MCG