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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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1988 Season (V/AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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Carlton's 1988 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 H Carlton 4.67.1212.1318.18 126 WON Hawthorn 4.37.610.1715.21 111 15 PRI Apr 2 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
2 H Carlton 4.38.515.1119.15 129 WON Brisbane 2.34.105.137.19 61 68 PRI Apr 9 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
3 A Carlton 4.39.519.823.13 151 WON Essendon 7.210.811.1111.13 79 72 WIN Apr 16 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
4 A Carlton 4.1011.1618.2024.22 166 WON Sydney 3.35.67.1210.20 80 86 SCG Apr 24 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
5 H Carlton 0.52.76.910.9 69 LOST Collingwood 4.56.88.1114.13 97 -28 VFL Apr 30 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
6 H Carlton 0.14.47.810.12 72 WON St. Kilda 2.42.53.54.8 32 40 PRI May 7 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
7 A Carlton 3.47.511.814.9 93 LOST Geelong 2.25.510.915.14 104 -11 VFL May 14 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
8 H Carlton 4.811.1117.1719.20 134 WON North Melbourne 3.08.211.319.7 121 13 VFL May 21 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
9 A Carlton 5.28.211.615.10 100 WON West Coast 1.75.1210.1312.15 87 13 SUB May 29 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
10 A Carlton 4.35.311.615.6 96 WON Footscray 2.15.57.811.9 75 21 WES Jun 4 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
11 H Carlton 8.812.1119.1421.18 144 WON Fitzroy 3.06.29.615.11 101 43 PRI Jun 11 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
12 A Carlton 5.67.129.1612.21 93 LOST Richmond 1.44.109.1815.20 110 -17 MCG Jun 17 (Fri, 7:40) Scores
13 A Carlton 2.22.93.105.13 43 LOST Melbourne 0.33.37.410.6 66 -23 VFL Jun 25 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
14 H Carlton 4.56.129.1611.21 87 LOST Collingwood 6.38.811.1316.14 110 -23 MCG Jul 2 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
15 A Carlton 3.25.36.710.9 69 WON St. Kilda 4.36.56.79.11 65 4 MOO Jul 9 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
16 H Carlton 6.211.616.1121.15 141 WON Geelong 7.19.510.1014.14 98 43 PRI Jul 16 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
17 H Carlton 3.34.89.1613.22 100 WON Richmond 2.58.78.98.12 60 40 PRI Jul 23 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
18 A Carlton 1.07.513.1022.11 143 WON Fitzroy 2.44.76.99.13 67 76 PRI Jul 30 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
19 H Carlton 1.55.87.1111.13 79 LOST Sydney 5.45.811.1015.17 107 -28 VFL Aug 6 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
20 H Carlton 5.79.1315.1720.21 141 WON North Melbourne 3.38.1114.1420.17 137 4 PRI Aug 13 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
21 A Carlton 3.56.1210.1313.22 100 WON Brisbane 5.56.513.1014.13 97 3 CRR Aug 21 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
22 A Carlton 3.34.45.510.6 66 LOST Melbourne 8.29.711.1214.12 96 -30 MCG Aug 27 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
QF A Carlton 7.310.816.922.13 145 WON Collingwood 1.09.412.716.11 107 38 MCG Sep 4 (Sun, 2:30) Scores
2SF A Carlton 2.53.56.86.9 45 LOST Hawthorn 0.26.66.89.12 66 -21 VFL Sep 10 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
PF A Carlton 1.39.610.814.14 98 LOST Melbourne 6.39.416.519.6 120 -22 VFL Sep 17 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
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1988 Player Stats

# Player GP K Avg H Avg D Avg M Avg HO Avg T Avg FF FA G Avg B TS
22 Aitken, Ian 14 104 7.4 34 2.4 138 9.9 31 2.2 2 0.1 21 1.5 17 19 0 0.0 0 0
31 Alvin, Tom 20 231 11.6 47 2.4 278 13.9 64 3.2 0 0.0 26 1.3 28 20 4 0.2 4 28
8 Blackwell, Wayne 24 339 14.1 164 6.8 503 21.0 111 4.6 1 0.0 37 1.5 40 25 16 0.7 18 114
21 Bradley, Craig 25 475 19.0 127 5.1 602 24.1 91 3.6 3 0.1 30 1.2 54 35 14 0.6 15 99
16 Buckley, Jim 12 152 12.7 36 3.0 188 15.7 34 2.8 0 0.0 23 1.9 22 25 2 0.2 1 13
51 Butts, Gerard 1 2 2.0 0 0.0 2 2.0 1 1.0 2 2.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0
5 Da Rui, Steve 20 147 7.4 48 2.4 195 9.8 34 1.7 1 0.1 23 1.2 28 22 2 0.1 0 12
35 Dean, Peter 3 21 7.0 17 5.7 38 12.7 12 4.0 0 0.0 4 1.3 3 4 0 0.0 0 0
3 Dennis, Richard 10 113 11.3 65 6.5 178 17.8 55 5.5 0 0.0 6 0.6 14 15 7 0.7 19 61
6 Dorotich, Jon 23 186 8.1 78 3.4 264 11.5 122 5.3 54 2.3 13 0.6 33 51 25 1.1 19 169
24 Dunlop, Jamie 8 39 4.9 21 2.6 60 7.5 18 2.3 24 3.0 4 0.5 9 6 1 0.1 0 6
15 Evans, Bernie 8 70 8.8 27 3.4 97 12.1 13 1.6 0 0.0 9 1.1 11 9 4 0.5 8 32
36 Garvey, Michael 2 17 8.5 6 3.0 23 11.5 5 2.5 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 3 0 0.0 0 0
32 Glascott, David 22 279 12.7 167 7.6 446 20.3 90 4.1 2 0.1 7 0.3 34 30 12 0.5 10 82
12 Gleeson, Adrian 23 333 14.5 128 5.6 461 20.0 77 3.3 0 0.0 23 1.0 44 41 37 1.6 21 243
13 Hanna, Mil 16 111 6.9 38 2.4 149 9.3 37 2.3 0 0.0 6 0.4 18 12 3 0.2 8 26
37 Harmes, Wayne 11 76 6.9 34 3.1 110 10.0 24 2.2 0 0.0 2 0.2 5 4 2 0.2 10 22
25 Herman, Ian 17 212 12.5 96 5.6 308 18.1 36 2.1 0 0.0 33 1.9 23 26 14 0.8 12 96
9 Hunter, Ken 17 111 6.5 51 3.0 162 9.5 69 4.1 1 0.1 5 0.3 24 13 24 1.4 14 158
7 Johnston, Wayne 18 294 16.3 73 4.1 367 20.4 42 2.3 0 0.0 41 2.3 31 28 12 0.7 14 86
43 Kennedy, Michael 14 108 7.7 29 2.1 137 9.8 23 1.6 0 0.0 20 1.4 21 7 0 0.0 3 3
4 Kernahan, Stephen 23 288 12.5 71 3.1 359 15.6 161 7.0 30 1.3 28 1.2 39 60 54 2.3 36 360
28 Kernahan, David 6 29 4.8 20 3.3 49 8.2 14 2.3 1 0.2 5 0.8 4 4 7 1.2 1 43
44 Madden, Justin 22 165 7.5 107 4.9 272 12.4 122 5.5 380 17.3 9 0.4 40 39 12 0.5 7 79
45 McKenzie, Warren 8 47 5.9 36 4.5 83 10.4 28 3.5 18 2.3 4 0.5 6 11 8 1.0 7 55
23 Meldrum, Paul 18 200 11.1 112 6.2 312 17.3 73 4.1 0 0.0 16 0.9 21 17 8 0.4 10 58
30 Murphy, Fraser 23 226 9.8 108 4.7 334 14.5 47 2.0 1 0.0 37 1.6 23 22 28 1.2 20 188
17 Naley, Mark 21 305 14.5 121 5.8 426 20.3 48 2.3 0 0.0 35 1.7 27 29 20 1.0 18 138
41 O'Sullivan, Luke 1 2 2.0 1 1.0 3 3.0 1 1.0 0 0.0 1 1.0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0
49 Poursanidis, Phillip 2 13 6.5 5 2.5 18 9.0 5 2.5 0 0.0 0 0.0 2 4 3 1.5 3 21
26 Rhys-Jones, David 19 150 7.9 111 5.8 261 13.7 69 3.6 0 0.0 33 1.7 29 31 17 0.9 7 109
38 Robertson, Shane 5 42 8.4 25 5.0 67 13.4 15 3.0 0 0.0 2 0.4 3 6 0 0.0 1 1
18 Sartori, Peter 12 83 6.9 33 2.8 116 9.7 59 4.9 18 1.5 10 0.8 7 8 29 2.4 21 195
10 Shine, Brad 6 66 11.0 25 4.2 91 15.2 32 5.3 0 0.0 9 1.5 8 6 1 0.2 2 8
1 Silvagni, Stephen 24 187 7.8 99 4.1 286 11.9 74 3.1 0 0.0 31 1.3 37 28 12 0.5 12 84
39 Williams, Mark 2 4 2.0 6 3.0 10 5.0 1 0.5 0 0.0 1 0.5 2 0 0 0.0 0 0
Totals 500 5227 10.5 2166 4.3 7393 14.8 1738 3.5 538 1.1 554 1.1 708 660 378 0.8 321 2589
 

Footnotes

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