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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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1963 Season (V/AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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Carlton's 1963 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 A Carlton 2.49.613.1014.11 95 WON Fitzroy 1.11.56.710.12 72 23 BWS Apr 20 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
2 H Carlton 3.14.35.87.11 53 WON St. Kilda 1.55.86.126.15 51 2 PRI Apr 27 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
3 A Carlton 4.35.711.1116.15 111 WON South Melbourne 4.37.68.1010.14 74 37 LAK May 4 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
4 H Carlton 1.24.106.129.13 67 WON Essendon 2.12.45.88.13 61 6 PRI May 11 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
5 A Carlton 4.36.69.1011.11 77 WON Richmond 3.47.68.911.9 75 2 PUN May 18 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
6 H Carlton 3.23.44.137.16 58 LOST Geelong 2.44.115.157.22 64 -6 PRI May 25 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
7 A Carlton 0.42.45.78.9 57 WON Footscray 1.33.74.77.7 49 8 WES Jun 1 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
8 H Carlton 0.04.26.56.8 44 LOST Collingwood 2.24.46.106.10 46 -2 PRI Jun 8 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
9 A Carlton 1.51.95.127.12 54 LOST Hawthorn 3.36.48.59.6 60 -6 GLE Jun 22 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
10 H Carlton 2.35.47.68.8 56 LOST Melbourne 4.38.510.912.12 84 -28 PRI Jun 29 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
11 A Carlton 2.43.63.75.9 39 LOST North Melbourne 1.22.85.108.14 62 -23 ARD Jul 20 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
12 H Carlton 4.27.1213.1716.19 115 WON Fitzroy 2.25.27.311.8 74 41 PRI Jul 27 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
13 A Carlton 0.24.55.77.13 55 LOST St. Kilda 7.87.912.1214.12 96 -41 JUN Aug 3 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
14 H Carlton 4.28.514.817.13 115 WON South Melbourne 3.13.46.78.9 57 58 PRI Aug 10 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
15 A Carlton 4.37.58.811.10 76 WON Essendon 2.17.38.610.10 70 6 WIN Aug 17 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
16 H Carlton 1.22.95.1210.18 78 LOST Richmond 4.56.710.1312.13 85 -7 PRI Aug 24 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
17 A Carlton 1.12.23.35.4 34 LOST Geelong 4.45.69.1313.17 95 -61 KAR Aug 31 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
18 H Carlton 2.23.105.1213.13 91 WON Footscray 2.43.66.118.11 59 32 PRI Sep 7 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
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1963 Player Stats

# Player GP K Avg H Avg D Avg M Avg HO Avg T Avg FF FA G Avg B TS
26 Anderson, Graeme 7                             0 0.0    
18 Barry, Peter 14                             1 0.1    
8 Benetti, John 18                             0 0.0    
6 Best, Trevor 9                             5 0.6    
4 Buckley, Brian 16                             0 0.0    
22 Carroll, Tom 15                             27 1.8    
19 Collins, Ian 11                             5 0.5    
17 Collis, Gordon 15                             14 0.9    
25 Comben, John 13                             1 0.1    
9 Cox, Berkley 18                             17 0.9    
23 Cross, Martin 5                             4 0.8    
14 Crowe, Bob 11                             0 0.0    
36 Falconer, Peter 4                             3 0.8    
12 Gill, John 13                             6 0.5    
11 Goold, John 1                             1 1.0    
5 Greenwood, Ken 6                             1 0.2    
3 Hall, Kevin 5                             4 0.8    
15 Hardie, Greg 12                             10 0.8    
10 James, John 18                             7 0.4    
30 Kick, Murray 17                             3 0.2    
20 Lofts, Wes 16                             7 0.4    
40 McMaster-Smith, Bruce 9                             2 0.2    
2 Nicholls, John 17                             20 1.2    
37 Ogilvie, Henry 1                             0 0.0    
28 Reilly, John 12                             1 0.1    
35 Ringholt, Doug 2                             0 0.0    
29 Rogers, Dave 4                             1 0.3    
16 Sankey, Maurice 16                             14 0.9    
1 Silvagni, Serge 18                             9 0.5    
39 Stewart, Cliff 9                             1 0.1    
32 Varlamos, Vasil 11                             0 0.0    
7 Williams, Bruce 17                             13 0.8    
Totals 360                             177 0.5    
 

Footnotes

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