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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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1983 Season (V/AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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Carlton's 1983 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 H Carlton 4.08.613.920.16 136 WON Richmond 4.37.410.911.10 76 60 PRI Mar 26 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
2 A Carlton 6.47.811.1012.10 82 LOST Footscray 3.29.912.1214.15 99 -17 WES Apr 2 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
3 H Carlton 3.104.129.1613.19 97 WON Collingwood 1.46.79.1511.21 87 10 VFL Apr 9 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
4 A Carlton 1.66.1313.1414.15 99 WON Melbourne 4.29.211.613.12 90 9 MCG Apr 16 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
5 H Carlton 2.46.77.119.11 65 LOST Fitzroy 1.76.914.1318.17 125 -60 PRI Apr 23 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
6 H Carlton 2.36.510.1012.13 85 LOST Geelong 4.16.59.714.11 95 -10 PRI Apr 30 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
7 A Carlton 1.314.715.1222.17 149 WON Sydney 7.410.615.618.10 118 31 SCG May 8 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
8 A Carlton 6.111.615.822.13 145 WON St. Kilda 5.45.69.1312.17 89 56 MOO May 14 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
9 H Carlton 1.510.1114.1215.14 104 WON Hawthorn 6.28.712.1114.12 96 8 PRI May 21 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
10 A Carlton 1.14.87.1111.16 82 LOST North Melbourne 4.312.721.1229.19 193 -111 ARD May 28 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
11 H Carlton 6.49.612.1015.11 101 LOST Essendon 3.39.613.1019.12 126 -25 VFL Jun 4 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
12 A Carlton 1.63.87.1113.13 91 LOST Richmond 5.510.915.1121.15 141 -50 MCG Jun 13 (Mon, 2:10) Scores
13 H Carlton 5.411.519.1026.15 171 WON Footscray 3.44.66.912.10 82 89 PRI Jun 18 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
14 A Carlton 0.12.74.86.9 45 LOST Collingwood 3.23.48.915.10 100 -55 VIC Jun 25 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
15 H Carlton 3.26.57.99.13 67 LOST Melbourne 3.27.911.1215.16 106 -39 PRI Jul 2 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
16 A Carlton 2.49.515.1318.16 124 WON Fitzroy 6.28.610.1113.11 89 35 VFL Jul 9 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
17 A Carlton 2.23.711.1015.18 108 WON Geelong 2.46.48.411.7 73 35 KAR Jul 23 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
18 H Carlton 2.43.1311.1617.17 119 WON Sydney 5.26.48.611.9 75 44 PRI Jul 30 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
19 H Carlton 6.69.1118.1325.18 168 WON St. Kilda 3.25.67.108.13 61 107 PRI Aug 6 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
20 A Carlton 4.15.315.620.9 129 WON Hawthorn 6.59.1111.1515.22 112 17 PRI Aug 13 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
21 H Carlton 1.36.813.1118.18 126 WON North Melbourne 5.69.712.913.15 93 33 PRI Aug 20 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
22 A Carlton 2.75.116.188.19 67 LOST Essendon 2.26.411.618.10 118 -51 VFL Aug 27 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
EF A Carlton 3.38.411.712.9 81 LOST Essendon 4.37.514.517.12 114 -33 VFL Sep 3 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
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1983 Player Stats

# Player GP K Avg H Avg D Avg M Avg HO Avg T Avg FF FA G Avg B TS
14 Ashman, Rod 18 277 15.4 83 4.6 360 20.0 77 4.3 1 0.1     23 48 21 1.2 16 142
21 Austin, Rod 18 233 12.9 55 3.1 288 16.0 45 2.5 1 0.1     51 31 2 0.1 2 14
6 Bortolotto, Mario 8 36 4.5 38 4.8 74 9.3 14 1.8 4 0.5     14 10 1 0.1 0 6
4 Bosustow, Peter 18 186 10.3 94 5.2 280 15.6 80 4.4 32 1.8     33 41 40 2.2 24 264
30 Brown, Rohan 2 12 6.0 6 3.0 18 9.0 6 3.0 24 12.0     1 5 1 0.5 0 6
10 Buckley, Mark 20 170 8.5 77 3.9 247 12.4 71 3.6 4 0.2     43 29 29 1.5 14 188
16 Buckley, Jim 11 155 14.1 52 4.7 207 18.8 35 3.2 2 0.2     26 32 16 1.5 17 113
19 Burke, Rohan 11 120 10.9 34 3.1 154 14.0 30 2.7 1 0.1     20 14 7 0.6 7 49
8 Ditchburn, Ross 15 110 7.3 35 2.3 145 9.7 72 4.8 8 0.5     20 23 30 2.0 22 202
11 Doull, Bruce 22 180 8.2 140 6.4 320 14.5 56 2.5 16 0.7     34 29 0 0.0 1 1
27 English, Des 19 264 13.9 87 4.6 351 18.5 53 2.8 1 0.1     36 22 0 0.0 0 0
3 Fitzpatrick, Mike 17 140 8.2 72 4.2 212 12.5 89 5.2 261 15.4     38 62 7 0.4 13 55
40 Gilmore, Daryl 1 5 5.0 4 4.0 9 9.0 5 5.0 0 0.0     0 1 3 3.0 1 19
32 Glascott, David 20 245 12.3 141 7.1 386 19.3 76 3.8 2 0.1     51 28 13 0.7 6 84
46 Graham, Andrew 1 2 2.0 3 3.0 5 5.0 1 1.0 0 0.0     0 2 0 0.0 1 1
37 Harmes, Wayne 19 233 12.3 90 4.7 323 17.0 112 5.9 0 0.0     24 31 4 0.2 8 32
24 Hartney, Brendan 8 87 10.9 35 4.4 122 15.3 25 3.1 0 0.0     21 12 0 0.0 0 0
12 Howell, Scott 7 18 2.6 19 2.7 37 5.3 11 1.6 33 4.7     5 7 1 0.1 2 8
9 Hunter, Ken 22 258 11.7 121 5.5 379 17.2 145 6.6 5 0.2     42 36 43 2.0 17 275
7 Johnston, Wayne 20 343 17.2 97 4.9 440 22.0 69 3.5 0 0.0     51 28 26 1.3 34 190
2 Jones, Warren 9 32 3.6 36 4.0 68 7.6 27 3.0 168 18.7     14 31 1 0.1 1 7
21 Klomp, Robbert 3 12 4.0 11 3.7 23 7.7 5 1.7 0 0.0     3 5 0 0.0 1 1
28 Kourkoumelis, Spiro 18 230 12.8 107 5.9 337 18.7 52 2.9 0 0.0     52 47 18 1.0 11 119
36 MacLure, Mark 11 83 7.5 33 3.0 116 10.5 20 1.8 3 0.3     10 31 6 0.5 4 40
44 Madden, Justin 10 66 6.6 19 1.9 85 8.5 34 3.4 133 13.3     21 29 18 1.8 8 116
25 Marchesani, Frank 14 139 9.9 71 5.1 210 15.0 30 2.1 0 0.0     13 28 13 0.9 14 92
34 Marcou, Alex 20 294 14.7 138 6.9 432 21.6 72 3.6 0 0.0     31 26 21 1.1 23 149
13 Maylin, Phil 8 101 12.6 44 5.5 145 18.1 22 2.8 0 0.0     15 17 2 0.3 1 13
33 McConville, Peter 10 115 11.5 66 6.6 181 18.1 53 5.3 2 0.2     27 20 6 0.6 4 40
23 Meldrum, Paul 6 53 8.8 40 6.7 93 15.5 19 3.2 0 0.0     7 14 7 1.2 3 45
18 Montgomery, Allan 5 39 7.8 24 4.8 63 12.6 22 4.4 1 0.2     10 10 1 0.2 1 7
48 Nixon, Ricky 1 6 6.0 3 3.0 9 9.0 4 4.0 0 0.0     1 1 0 0.0 0 0
15 Perovic, Val 18 228 12.7 45 2.5 273 15.2 90 5.0 9 0.5     32 24 0 0.0 0 0
17 Reid Jnr, Bruce 6 40 6.7 31 5.2 71 11.8 23 3.8 33 5.5     9 4 2 0.3 0 12
38 Robertson, Shane 1 6 6.0 4 4.0 10 10.0 3 3.0 1 1.0     2 2 0 0.0 0 0
29 Sharp, Greg 2 9 4.5 4 2.0 13 6.5 3 1.5 0 0.0     1 3 0 0.0 0 0
5 Sheldon, Ken 17 241 14.2 94 5.5 335 19.7 55 3.2 1 0.1     21 20 9 0.5 26 80
20 Southby, Geoff 19 158 8.3 108 5.7 266 14.0 52 2.7 2 0.1     35 31 2 0.1 0 12
39 Williams, Mark 5 32 6.4 17 3.4 49 9.8 14 2.8 0 0.0     2 8 2 0.4 3 15
Totals 460 4958 10.8 2178 4.7 7136 15.5 1672 3.6 748 1.6     839 842 352 0.8 285 2397
 

Footnotes

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