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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; 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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1938 Season (V/AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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Carlton's 1938 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 A Carlton 2.46.511.714.8 92 WON Hawthorn 4.18.59.811.10 76 16 GLE Apr 23 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
2 H Carlton 2.46.109.1912.23 95 WON Richmond 2.55.610.714.10 94 1 PRI Apr 30 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
3 A Carlton 3.37.1113.1215.12 102 WON Essendon 2.14.78.1214.17 101 1 WIN May 7 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
4 H Carlton 7.48.1012.1517.19 121 WON Fitzroy 1.25.58.610.10 70 51 PRI May 14 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
5 A Carlton 4.36.510.1119.16 130 WON Collingwood 5.312.814.1017.12 114 16 VIC May 21 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
6 H Carlton 0.55.109.1314.18 102 LOST Melbourne 8.410.713.1016.11 107 -5 PRI May 28 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
7 A Carlton 3.84.99.1212.18 90 WON St. Kilda 0.22.122.146.15 51 39 JUN Jun 4 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
8 H Carlton 4.68.912.1315.20 110 WON Footscray 2.35.87.912.11 83 27 PRI Jun 13 (Mon, 2:30) Scores
9 A Carlton 4.67.139.1716.25 121 WON North Melbourne 4.06.210.511.5 71 50 ARD Jun 18 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
10 A Carlton 2.46.78.1016.13 109 WON South Melbourne 3.14.36.711.7 73 36 LAK Jun 25 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
11 H Carlton 2.66.1211.1512.16 88 WON Geelong 1.32.45.512.10 82 6 PRI Jul 2 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
12 H Carlton 4.37.79.812.12 84 WON Hawthorn 2.44.65.118.15 63 21 PRI Jul 9 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
13 A Carlton 4.66.811.1612.19 91 LOST Richmond 4.19.414.820.12 132 -41 PUN Jul 23 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
14 H Carlton 1.24.68.1111.16 82 WON Essendon 4.65.97.1110.16 76 6 PRI Jul 30 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
15 A Carlton 4.59.914.919.12 126 WON Fitzroy 2.35.59.911.10 76 50 BWS Aug 6 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
16 H Carlton 3.36.108.1414.17 101 LOST Collingwood 7.211.315.619.7 121 -20 PRI Aug 13 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
17 A Carlton 2.16.48.811.13 79 LOST Melbourne 3.46.610.1114.12 96 -17 MCG Aug 20 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
18 H Carlton 5.67.912.1315.14 104 WON St. Kilda 3.37.69.813.10 88 16 PRI Aug 27 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
2SF A Carlton 2.57.711.916.17 113 WON Geelong 2.35.106.1810.21 81 32 MCG Sep 10 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
GF H Carlton 3.27.611.915.10 100 WON Collingwood 3.14.48.513.7 85 15 MCG Sep 24 (Sat, 2:50) Scores
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1938 Player Stats

# Player GP K Avg H Avg D Avg M Avg HO Avg T Avg FF FA G Avg B TS
1 Anderson, Frank 20 91 15.2         26 4.3         25 13 7 0.4 2 44
3 Ayers, Fred 4                             3 0.8    
4 Baxter, Ken 14 56 14.0         31 7.8         2 6 29 2.1 9 183
29 Butler, Bert 7 27 13.5         6 3.0         9 4 5 0.7 1 31
7 Carney, Jack 19 134 22.3         25 4.2         31 15 1 0.1 0 6
6 Chitty, Bob 15 93 15.5         22 3.7         10 29 0 0.0 0 0
31 Collard, George 1                             0 0.0    
19 Cooper, Ron 18 93 23.3         35 8.8         12 6 30 1.7 13 193
8 Crisp, Gordon 7 5 1.7         1 0.3         0 1 3 0.4 0 18
12 Crisp, Mickey 19 98 19.6         24 4.8         17 13 17 0.9 3 105
5 Diggins, Brighton 16 86 17.2         41 8.2         10 16 3 0.2 4 22
27 Fox, Kevin 7 22 11.0         10 5.0         1 6 3 0.4 4 22
10 Francis, Jim 20 100 16.7         33 5.5         12 19 0 0.0 0 0
21 Gill, Frank 18 77 12.8         26 4.3         26 14 0 0.0 0 0
32 Green, Bob 20 110 18.3         22 3.7         14 23 2 0.1 1 13
11 Hale, Jack 19 107 17.8         26 4.3         21 26 13 0.7 9 87
17 Hollingshead, Harry 13 40 10.0         9 2.3         4 12 19 1.5 4 118
9 Huxtable, Eric 10 18 9.0         5 2.5         3 2 1 0.1 0 6
15 McElroy, Jack 10 31 10.3         14 4.7         4 9 4 0.4 3 27
31 McInnes, Charlie 12 22 5.5         4 1.0         5 5 3 0.3 0 18
2 McIntyre, Don 20 87 14.5         19 3.2         22 8 0 0.0 0 0
14 McLean, Rod 13 54 10.8         18 3.6         9 13 3 0.2 0 18
26 Park, Jim 19 74 14.8         22 4.4         32 15 1 0.1 0 6
30 Price, Mick 17 95 19.0         25 5.0         13 2 34 2.0 21 225
16 Sanger, Arthur 1                             0 0.0    
24 Savage, Ron 3 9 9.0         4 4.0         1 0 3 1.0 1 19
23 Schmidt, Paul 10 73 18.3         19 4.8         10 20 8 0.8 3 51
25 Shields, Arch 3                             2 0.7    
22 Vallence, Harry 'Soapy' 19 61 12.2         28 5.6         8 4 81 4.3 8 494
18 Watkins, Les 1                             1 1.0    
28 Wrout, Jack 5 41 13.7         20 6.7         2 8 11 2.2 2 68
Totals 380                             287 0.8    
 

Footnotes

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