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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) –; Victorian Football Association (VFA) –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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1972 Season (V/AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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Carlton's 1972 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 H Carlton 2.45.97.1111.15 81 WON Fitzroy 3.45.67.810.10 70 11 PRI Apr 1 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
2 A Carlton 3.39.410.511.9 75 DRAW Collingwood 3.55.77.1210.15 75 0 VIC Apr 8 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
3 A Carlton 5.29.615.1318.18 126 WON South Melbourne 3.46.810.814.10 94 32 LAK Apr 15 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
4 H Carlton 4.57.910.1015.14 104 LOST Richmond 3.76.1012.1815.19 109 -5 PRI Apr 22 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
5 A Carlton 2.33.47.913.10 88 WON Essendon 0.46.77.710.13 73 15 VFL Apr 25 (Tue, 2:10) Scores
6 H Carlton 7.412.718.1422.15 147 WON Geelong 2.25.810.1214.14 98 49 PRI May 6 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
7 H Carlton 3.24.67.1110.15 75 WON Melbourne 2.22.83.85.8 38 37 VFL May 13 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
8 A Carlton 1.24.88.1114.15 99 WON St. Kilda 2.53.57.910.12 72 27 MOO May 20 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
9 H Carlton 4.510.1012.1016.13 109 WON North Melbourne 2.45.95.116.11 47 62 PRI May 27 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
10 A Carlton 4.06.29.613.7 85 LOST Hawthorn 3.47.1111.1511.22 88 -3 GLE Jun 3 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
11 A Carlton 4.34.56.127.15 57 WON Footscray 2.24.54.87.9 51 6 WES Jun 10 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
12 A Carlton 5.37.1012.1213.13 91 WON Fitzroy 1.14.26.48.7 55 36 VFL Jun 24 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
13 H Carlton 1.12.57.810.10 70 WON Collingwood 2.25.56.69.8 62 8 PRI Jul 1 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
14 A Carlton 2.47.512.713.10 88 LOST Richmond 3.59.912.1317.17 119 -31 MCG Jul 8 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
15 H Carlton 7.110.217.420.8 128 WON South Melbourne 3.47.68.108.15 63 65 PRI Jul 15 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
16 H Carlton 4.416.417.720.13 133 WON Essendon 5.47.911.1317.15 117 16 PRI Jul 22 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
17 A Carlton 3.47.813.1117.17 119 WON Geelong 1.25.77.99.13 67 52 KAR Jul 29 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
18 A Carlton 3.45.79.1111.11 77 WON Melbourne 2.32.63.108.18 66 11 MCG Aug 5 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
19 H Carlton 1.44.85.1113.16 94 WON St. Kilda 2.64.710.810.11 71 23 PRI Aug 12 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
20 A Carlton 7.312.417.623.11 149 WON North Melbourne 2.34.67.88.12 60 89 ARD Aug 19 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
21 H Carlton 6.213.519.924.12 156 WON Hawthorn 6.48.911.1411.22 88 68 PRI Aug 26 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
22 H Carlton 5.17.310.313.8 86 WON Footscray 2.57.119.1611.17 83 3 PRI Sep 2 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
2SF H Carlton 1.14.76.108.13 61 DRAW Richmond 0.31.84.98.13 61 0 VFL Sep 16 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
2SFR H Carlton 2.24.66.109.15 69 LOST Richmond 2.57.810.1415.20 110 -41 MCG Sep 23 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
PF H Carlton 5.37.711.1116.13 109 WON St. Kilda 6.88.1210.1213.15 93 16 MCG Sep 30 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
GF H Carlton 8.418.625.928.9 177 WON Richmond 5.410.915.1522.18 150 27 MCG Oct 7 (Sat, 2:50) Scores
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1972 Player Stats

# Player GP K Avg H Avg D Avg M Avg HO Avg T Avg FF FA G Avg B TS
12 Armstrong, Barry 20 374 18.7 20 1.0 394 19.7 56 2.8 2 0.1     45 40 15 0.8 11 101
45 Austin, Rod 4 13 3.3 0 0.0 13 3.3 5 1.3 0 0.0     0 0 0 0.0 0 0
22 Chandler, Neil 4 38 9.5 11 2.8 49 12.3 12 3.0 0 0.0     4 9 2 0.5 2 14
6 Crane, Gary 10 115 11.5 18 1.8 133 13.3 33 3.3 0 0.0     21 12 1 0.1 3 9
17 Crosswell, Brent 14 190 13.6 47 3.4 237 16.9 93 6.6 13 1.0     28 43 18 1.3 16 124
27 Dickson, David 24 284 11.8 68 2.8 352 14.7 85 3.5 3 0.1     38 60 13 0.5 7 85
11 Doull, Bruce 26 315 12.1 94 3.6 409 15.7 69 2.7 1 0.0     35 60 1 0.0 0 6
24 Fyffe, Peter 8 20 2.5 5 0.6 25 3.1 11 1.4 0 0.0     0 4 1 0.1 0 6
10 Gallagher, Adrian 23 490 21.3 32 1.4 522 22.7 122 5.3 3 0.1     54 49 34 1.5 13 217
21 Gill, Barry 3 27 9.0 7 2.3 34 11.3 6 2.0 0 0.0     6 3 0 0.0 0 0
31 Hall, Peter 3 16 5.3 1 0.3 17 5.7 9 3.0 1 0.3     1 2 2 0.7 1 13
3 Hall, Kevin 13 113 8.7 29 2.2 142 10.9 27 2.1 0 0.0     20 20 1 0.1 3 9
33 Hurst, Paul 21 231 11.0 42 2.0 273 13.0 60 2.9 3 0.2     34 54 0 0.0 1 1
5 Jackson, Syd 23 252 11.0 29 1.3 281 12.2 75 3.3 1 0.0     49 44 21 0.9 29 155
25 Jesaulenko, Alex 24 383 16.0 79 3.3 462 19.3 115 4.8 7 0.3     50 47 33 1.4 26 224
28 Jones, Peter 'Percy' 24 183 7.6 79 3.3 262 10.9 138 5.8 190 8.3     37 62 34 1.4 16 220
16 Kennedy, Greg 22 218 9.9 37 1.7 255 11.6 103 4.7 0 0.0     33 36 76 3.5 52 508
8 Keogh, Trevor 26 464 17.8 68 2.6 532 20.5 103 4.0 0 0.0     87 67 23 0.9 30 168
7 Lukas, Andrew 22 207 9.4 39 1.8 246 11.2 56 2.5 0 0.0     20 24 3 0.1 2 20
43 McKay, David 26 262 10.1 66 2.5 328 12.6 152 5.8 173 6.9     52 64 17 0.7 13 115
2 Nicholls, John 25 172 6.9 84 3.4 256 10.2 82 3.3 254 10.6     53 84 28 1.1 19 187
29 O'Brien, Paul 1 0 0.0 1 1.0 1 1.0 0 0.0 0 0.0     0 0 0 0.0 0 0
19 O'Connell, John 20 170 8.5 40 2.0 210 10.5 42 2.1 0 0.0     31 29 0 0.0 0 0
13 Pascoe, Eric 1 8 8.0 2 2.0 10 10.0 6 6.0 5 5.0     1 3 1 1.0 1 7
15 Pinnell, Phillip 20 203 10.2 57 2.9 260 13.0 62 3.1 2 0.1     27 52 0 0.0 1 1
32 Quirk, Bryan 17 218 12.8 25 1.5 243 14.3 68 4.0 0 0.0     40 31 4 0.2 5 29
34 Robertson, Ian 16 232 14.5 72 4.5 304 19.0 114 7.1 1 0.1     29 37 8 0.5 12 60
20 Southby, Geoff 25 267 10.7 33 1.3 300 12.0 71 2.8 0 0.0     73 33 0 0.0 0 0
30 Waite, Vin 20 222 11.1 63 3.2 285 14.3 77 3.9 3 0.2     63 54 1 0.1 0 6
42 Walls, Robert 25 387 15.5 42 1.7 429 17.2 175 7.0 8 0.3     45 66 47 1.9 47 329
18 Walsh, Brian 6 36 6.0 9 1.5 45 7.5 8 1.3 0 0.0     1 6 4 0.7 2 26
23 Warburton, Peter 2 10 5.0 1 0.5 11 5.5 4 2.0 0 0.0     0 2 0 0.0 0 0
9 Warden, John 2 4 2.0 2 1.0 6 3.0 0 0.0 0 0.0     2 0 0 0.0 0 0
Totals 520 6124 11.8 1202 2.3 7326 14.1 2039 3.9 670 1.3     979 1097 388 0.7 312 2640
 

Footnotes

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