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KEY FACTS

Official name
Carlton Football Club

Known as
Carlton

Nickname
Blues

Formed
1864

Colours
Navy blue and white

Associated clubs
Northern Bullants; Carlton Reserves; Carlton WFC; Carlton WFC (VFLW)

Affiliation (Current)
Australian Football League (AFL) 1897–2022

Affiliations (Historical)
Challenge Cup (CUP) 1865–1876; Victorian Football Association (VFA) 1877–1896

AFL Premierships
1995 (1 total)

VFL Premierships
1906-07-08, 1914-15, 1938, 1945, 1947, 1968, 1970, 1972, 1979, 1981-82, 1987 (15 total)

VFA Premierships
1877, 1887 (2 total)

Senior Premierships
Championship of Australia: 1968, 1970 (2 total); VFL/AFL Night Series: 1983, 1997, 2005, 2007 (4 total); McClelland Trophy: 1969, 1979, 1985 [joint winners], 1987, 1995 (5 total)

Most Games
375 - Craig Bradley (1986-2002)

Most Goals
738 - Stephen Kernahan (1986-1997)

League Top Goalkickers
M.Grace (50) 1906; E.Cowley (35) 1918; H.Clover (56) 1922; H.Vallence (86) 1931; T.Carroll (54) 1961; B.Fevola (84) 2006 & (89) 2009; H.McKay (58) 2021 (7 winners/8 wins)

Brownlow Medalists
Bert Deacon 1947; John James 1961; Gordon Collis 1964; Greg Williams 1994; Chris Judd 2010 (5 total)

Headquarters
Ikon Park, 400 Royal Parade, Carlton North, VIC 3054

Postal Address
PO Box 83, Carlton North, VIC 3054

Phone: (03) 9387 1400 

Email
blues@carltonfc.com.au

Website
carltonfc.com.au

Carlton



"Watched by what remains (and is likely to remain) an Australian record crowd for any football match of 121,696 Carlton looked dead and buried at the long break inducing Barassi to unleash his now famous instruction to his players to "handball, handball, handball". The players' compliance with this command, coupled with the inspirational impact of nineteenth man Ted Hopkins, saw the pattern of the game alter completely...."

John Devaney reports on the colorful history of the old dark navy Blues and their record-equalling 16 V/AFL premierships

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1887 Season () Fixture

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Carlton's 1887 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 Carlton       Bye        
2 A Carlton 0.13.136.199.23 9 WON St. Kilda 2.22.23.33.5 3 6 JUN May 7 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
3 A Carlton 0.30.73.114.15 4 WON Prahan (Original) 0.00.00.10.3 0 4 WSY May 14 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
4 Carlton       Bye        
5 A Carlton 1.44.54.85.11 5 WON Richmond 0.00.01.11.3 1 4 PUN May 24 (Tue, 2:10) Scores
6 Carlton       Bye        
7 A Carlton 1.11.52.64.12 4 WON Port Melbourne 2.32.32.72.7 2 2 NPO Jun 4 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
8 H Carlton 5.28.68.89.12 9 WON Geelong 1.01.04.15.1 5 4 MCG Jun 11 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
9 A Carlton 1.52.56.76.7 6 WON Hotham 3.15.35.35.4 5 1 HRR Jun 18 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
10 H Carlton 2.22.42.42.4 2 DRAW South Melbourne 0.20.32.32.4 2 0 MCG Jun 25 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
11 H Carlton 2.43.74.74.9 4 WON Port Melbourne 0.01.32.42.6 2 2 MCG Jul 2 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
12 Carlton       Bye        
13 Carlton       Bye        
14 A Carlton 0.14.35.35.12 5 WON Melbourne 3.13.24.54.5 4 1 MCG Jul 23 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
15 H Carlton 1.14.45.55.6 5 WON Hotham 0.20.40.51.5 1 4 MCG Jul 30 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
16 A Carlton 0.30.52.144.17 4 WON Essendon 1.11.81.81.9 1 3 EME Aug 6 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
17 H Carlton 2.53.63.93.9 3 DRAW Fitzroy 0.22.32.43.5 3 0 EME Aug 13 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
18 A Carlton 2.62.95.127.17 7 WON South Williamstown 0.20.21.33.4 3 4 WCG Aug 20 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
19 A Carlton 0.42.52.53.6 3 WON South Melbourne 0.30.61.101.12 1 2 LAK Aug 27 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
20 A Carlton 0.23.54.55.8 5 WON Melbourne 1.31.51.71.8 1 4 FSG Sep 3 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
21 A Carlton 0.31.101.121.15 1 LOST Geelong 4.34.34.44.7 4 -3 COR Sep 10 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
22 H Carlton 2.93.156.1810.21 10 WON Essendon 0.02.22.24.3 4 6 LAK Sep 17 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
23 A Carlton 1.14.77.118.13 8 WON Fitzroy 0.10.21.41.6 1 7 BWS Sep 24 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
 

Footnotes

* Behinds calculated from the 1965 season on.
+ Score at the end of extra time.