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Curnow fires in Blues’ AFL win over GWS

Coleman Medal leader Charlie Curnow has kicked four goals to help steer Carlton to a 36-point win over GWS, boosting their chances of claiming an AFL top-four spot.

The Blues led by just three points at halftime but put a break on the visitors during the third term and pulled clear for a 13.12 (90) to 8.6 (54) victory at Marvel Stadium on Sunday.

The result improves Carlton’s record to 12-6 ahead of consecutive away games against Adelaide and Brisbane.

Sam Walsh shook off a nasty-looking ankle injury to gather 31 disposals and seven clearances for the Blues and captain Patrick Cripps led from the front with 34 disposals, four clearances and a goal.

Curnow and Harry McKay (two goals) were ever-present threats in attack as Jacob Weitering and Mitch McGovern, returning from hamstring injuries for his first match since round two, held firm in defence.

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