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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) 1897–2023

Affiliations (Historical)
Challenge Cup (CUP) 1864, 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; C.Curnow (64) 2022 (8 winners/9 wins)

Brownlow Medalists
Bert Deacon 1947; John James 1961; Gordon Collis 1964; Greg Williams 1994; Chris Judd 2010; Patrick Cripps 2022 (6 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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1928 Season (V/AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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Carlton's 1928 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 A Carlton 7.39.312.718.9 117 WON Fitzroy 2.46.129.1211.13 79 38 BWS Apr 21 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
2 H Carlton 2.14.79.913.9 87 WON Richmond 3.16.48.610.6 66 21 PRI Apr 28 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
3 A Carlton 3.15.610.814.9 93 WON Hawthorn 3.54.106.137.17 59 34 GLE May 5 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
4 H Carlton 3.29.1011.1216.24 120 WON St. Kilda 1.32.43.63.6 24 96 PRI May 12 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
5 A Carlton 2.73.76.89.11 65 LOST North Melbourne 1.37.109.1211.15 81 -16 ARD May 19 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
6 A Carlton 3.17.59.812.13 85 WON South Melbourne 5.36.311.812.10 82 3 LAK May 26 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
7 H Carlton 3.27.78.712.12 84 LOST Collingwood 6.27.413.613.9 87 -3 PRI Jun 2 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
8 A Carlton 3.36.39.59.10 64 LOST Melbourne 2.46.78.1010.14 74 -10 MCG Jun 4 (Mon, 2:45) Scores
9 H Carlton 1.45.56.69.7 61 LOST Footscray 1.34.77.118.14 62 -1 PRI Jun 9 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
10 A Carlton 1.73.109.1610.18 78 WON Essendon 2.26.66.89.12 66 12 WIN Jun 23 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
11 H Carlton 6.212.415.820.12 132 WON Geelong 4.29.512.915.14 104 28 PRI Jun 30 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
12 H Carlton 3.54.67.812.10 82 LOST Fitzroy 7.210.612.812.14 86 -4 PRI Jul 7 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
13 A Carlton 1.17.59.811.13 79 LOST Richmond 8.79.812.1315.15 105 -26 PUN Jul 14 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
14 H Carlton 5.111.918.1222.17 149 WON Hawthorn 2.44.57.711.13 79 70 PRI Jul 28 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
15 A Carlton 3.16.56.810.9 69 LOST St. Kilda 4.66.97.1213.15 93 -24 JUN Aug 4 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
16 H Carlton 3.45.47.710.12 72 WON North Melbourne 0.22.74.106.10 46 26 PRI Aug 11 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
17 H Carlton 3.66.106.179.20 74 WON South Melbourne 3.17.38.58.8 56 18 PRI Aug 18 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
18 A Carlton 3.65.812.1312.15 87 WON Collingwood 1.34.86.118.19 67 20 VIC Sep 1 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
1SF A Carlton 3.06.47.79.10 64 LOST Richmond 6.211.813.1117.15 117 -53 MCG Sep 8 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
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1928 Player Stats

# Player GP K Avg H Avg D Avg M Avg HO Avg T Avg FF FA G Avg B TS
30 Arthur, Vin 12                             1 0.1    
11 Beasy, Maurie 6                             0 0.0    
26 Brew, Ray 19                             2 0.1    
20 Brewis, Ted 14                             1 0.1    
26 Cameron, Paul 2                             4 2.0    
25 Carter, Harold 1                             0 0.0    
1 Clover, Horrie 15                             41 2.7    
29 Connell, Maurie 16                             8 0.5    
31 Crone, Len 2                             0 0.0    
17 Davey, Charlie 5                             7 1.4    
8 Davie, Harry 9                             26 2.9    
18 Donoghue, Frank 17                             2 0.1    
28 Downs, Tommy 16                             6 0.4    
32 Duncan, Alex 18                             4 0.2    
16 Dunn Snr, Harvey 19                             36 1.9    
9 Everett, Bert 3                             0 0.0    
6 Gilby, Fred 19                             0 0.0    
14 Gough, George 12                             36 3.0    
5 Johnson, Les 14                             8 0.6    
15 Johnson, Maurie 'Mocha' 13                             8 0.6    
10 Kelleher, Dinny 7                             0 0.0    
7 Kelly, Joe 13                             2 0.2    
4 Koop, Bill 5                             2 0.4    
2 Martyn, Colin 16                             0 0.0    
3 McSwain, Chas 9                             5 0.6    
23 Mount, Frank 3                             0 0.0    
9 Ross, Hector 9                             10 1.1    
27 Seymour, Frank 1                             1 1.0    
12 Skehan, Allan 9                             5 0.6    
22 Vallence, Harry 'Soapy' 13                             22 1.7    
33 Watson, Jim 18                             0 0.0    
21 Wood, Billy 7                             0 0.0    
Totals 342                             237 0.7    
 

Footnotes

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