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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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1897 Season (V/AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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Carlton's 1897 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 A Carlton 0.31.32.32.4 16 LOST Fitzroy 0.50.115.136.13 49 -33 BWS May 8 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
2 A Carlton 1.12.22.35.6 36 LOST South Melbourne 2.32.36.46.4 40 -4 LAK May 15 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
3 A Carlton 1.03.43.46.5 41 LOST Essendon 5.28.211.512.6 78 -37 EME May 24 (Mon, 3:00) Scores
4 A Carlton 1.11.12.23.4 22 LOST Geelong 1.24.75.95.14 44 -22 COR May 29 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
5 A Carlton 0.20.40.73.8 26 LOST Melbourne 1.54.109.1315.17 107 -81 MCG Jun 5 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
6 A Carlton 1.13.44.55.5 35 WON St. Kilda 1.01.43.63.6 24 11 JUN Jun 19 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
7 H Carlton 2.14.25.25.5 35 LOST Collingwood 1.14.54.56.5 41 -6 PRI Jun 22 (Tue, 3:00) Scores
8 H Carlton 0.01.21.21.3 9 LOST Fitzroy 1.51.94.145.17 47 -38 PRI Jun 26 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
9 H Carlton 2.13.14.14.4 28 LOST South Melbourne 0.16.49.511.8 74 -46 PRI Jul 3 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
10 H Carlton 0.01.01.02.1 13 LOST Essendon 3.13.24.55.12 42 -29 PRI Jul 10 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
11 H Carlton 0.11.12.22.4 16 LOST Geelong 0.54.76.119.12 66 -50 PRI Jul 17 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
12 H Carlton 1.12.42.42.6 18 LOST Melbourne 2.03.65.115.16 46 -28 MCG Jul 24 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
13 H Carlton 1.34.76.98.11 59 WON St. Kilda 1.21.42.53.7 25 34 PRI Jul 31 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
14 A Carlton 0.00.11.23.4 22 LOST Collingwood 2.13.55.87.12 54 -32 VIC Aug 7 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
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1897 Player Stats

# Player GP K Avg H Avg D Avg M Avg HO Avg T Avg FF FA G Avg B TS
Ahern, Bill 1                             0 0.0    
Aitken, Jimmy 13                             3 0.2    
Armstrong, Bob 10                             0 0.0    
Arnott, Billy 1                             0 0.0    
Blake, Tom 4                             0 0.0    
Breese, Chic 11                             3 0.3    
Buck, Otto 3                             0 0.0    
Caffery, Jim 7                             4 0.6    
Cameron, Bob 11                             1 0.1    
Casey, Bill 12                             1 0.1    
Chapman, Sam 13                             12 0.9    
Crane, Henry 8                             0 0.0    
Cummins, Arthur 7                             1 0.1    
Dunne, Henry 11                             0 0.0    
Frost, Jack 4                             0 0.0    
Goonan, Jim 2                             0 0.0    
Gyles, Harry 1                             0 0.0    
Hannah, Brook 14                             0 0.0    
Heffernan, Ted 2                             0 0.0    
Howard, Harry 2                             0 0.0    
Johnston, George 1                             0 0.0    
Lowenthal, Herbie 1                             0 0.0    
Lyons, Jim 9                             0 0.0    
Manchester, Oscar 7                             2 0.3    
McPetrie, Henry 5                             2 0.4    
Morgan, Harry 11                             0 0.0    
O'Cock, Wally 10                             15 1.5    
Paterson, Alby 1                             0 0.0    
Paton, Joe 5                             0 0.0    
Patterson, Bill 2                             0 0.0    
Reekie, Jack 13                             0 0.0    
Reid, Sam 3                             0 0.0    
Roberts, Jack 9                             0 0.0    
Sweatman, Charlie 11                             3 0.3    
Walsh, Bobby 11                             1 0.1    
Walton, Ernie 14                             1 0.1    
Weir, Bill 9                             1 0.1    
Williams, Peter 11                             0 0.0    
Woodhouse, Bill 10                             1 0.1    
Totals 280                             51 0.2    
 

Footnotes

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