Carlton 2.4 8.9 12.9 18.12 (120)
Brisbane Lions 4.5 5.7 8.8 9.11 (65)
Carlton: Betts 5, Garlett 2, Henderson 2, Yarran 2, Simpson 2, Scotland 2, Houlihan, Gibbs, O'hAilpin
Brisbane Lions: Cornelius 2, Banfield 2, Polkinghorne, Black, Rich, Redden, Buchanan
Carlton: Judd, Betts, Simpson, Gibbs, Scotland, Houlihan, Murphy, Carazzo
Brisbane Lions: Leuenberger, Rischitelli, Black, Rockliff, Johnstone, Redden
Umpires: Margetts, Meredith, McInerney
Official crowd: 35,623 at Etihad Stadium
Thursday night football. I'm not sure it is a good idea for television viewing. Still a good crowd attended.
I didn't expect Brisbane Lions to win this, though the first quarter was promising when they showed a bit of hunger. Unfortunately, their appetite didn't last long.
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