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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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1903 Season (V/AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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Carlton's 1903 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 H Carlton 3.05.18.49.4 58 WON Collingwood 2.13.34.55.7 37 21 PRI May 2 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
2 A Carlton 1.13.53.66.9 45 LOST Geelong 2.33.37.68.7 55 -10 SCG Aug 3 (Mon, 3:00) Scores
3 A Carlton 2.33.85.127.14 56 WON Essendon 1.04.14.15.5 35 21 EME May 16 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
4 H Carlton 1.36.107.1212.16 88 WON St. Kilda 1.21.21.31.4 10 78 PRI May 23 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
5 A Carlton 2.26.38.710.7 67 WON South Melbourne 2.03.24.25.4 34 33 LAK May 30 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
6 H Carlton 1.12.34.68.8 56 WON Fitzroy 2.22.32.44.5 29 27 PRI Jun 6 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
7 A Carlton 0.10.11.21.2 8 LOST Melbourne 1.61.73.74.8 32 -24 MCG Jun 8 (Mon, 3:00) Scores
8 A Carlton 1.14.67.610.7 67 LOST Collingwood 4.15.28.712.9 81 -14 VIC Jun 13 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
9 H Carlton 3.35.38.48.6 54 WON Geelong 2.13.65.96.11 47 7 PRI Jun 20 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
10 H Carlton 1.52.112.126.14 50 WON Essendon 0.00.01.22.2 14 36 PRI Jul 4 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
11 A Carlton 3.14.66.88.14 62 WON St. Kilda 2.23.24.24.3 27 35 JUN Jul 11 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
12 H Carlton 2.34.57.77.8 50 WON South Melbourne 0.20.22.42.8 20 30 PRI Jul 18 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
13 A Carlton 2.02.02.23.6 24 LOST Fitzroy 1.24.57.68.8 56 -32 BWS Jul 25 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
14 H Carlton 2.34.55.75.11 41 LOST Melbourne 0.12.56.58.8 56 -15 PRI Aug 8 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
SR1 A Carlton 3.54.75.109.13 67 WON Melbourne 2.12.25.25.2 32 35 MCG Aug 15 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
SR2 H Carlton 0.14.64.75.11 41 LOST Collingwood 3.23.25.76.7 43 -2 PRI Aug 22 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
SR3 A Carlton 0.03.14.24.7 31 WON St. Kilda 0.52.72.103.10 28 3 JUN Aug 29 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
2SF A Carlton 1.31.33.33.5 23 LOST Collingwood 0.12.22.24.3 27 -4 BWS Sep 5 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
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1903 Player Stats

# Player GP K Avg H Avg D Avg M Avg HO Avg T Avg FF FA G Avg B TS
Barlow, Alex 4                             0 0.0    
Bruce, George 13                             1 0.1    
Crowe, Matt 4                             6 1.5    
Elliott, Fred 18                             7 0.4    
Flynn, Jim 9                             1 0.1    
Ford, Arthur 17                             2 0.1    
Gough, Alf 1                             0 0.0    
Grace, Mick 17                             18 1.1    
Hince, Frank 11                             0 0.0    
Hogg, Norm 2                             2 1.0    
Jacobson, Bob 8                             0 0.0    
Leeds, Billy 11                             7 0.6    
Lithgow, Bert 3                             2 0.7    
Marchbank, Jim 1                             0 0.0    
McNamara, Bill 9                             0 0.0    
McShane, Joe 17                             6 0.4    
McShane, Harry 16                             5 0.3    
O'Connor, Charlie 9                             0 0.0    
Opie, Jim 16                             1 0.1    
Orr, Billy 1                             0 0.0    
Prentice, Alex 1                             0 0.0    
Roland, Charlie 11                             1 0.1    
Ross, Charlie 1                             0 0.0    
Ross, Gordon 18                             0 0.0    
Ryan, Chris 1                             2 2.0    
Scott, Fred 6                             2 0.3    
Snell, Archie 18                             12 0.7    
Stephenson, John 1                             0 0.0    
Stivey, Sam 1                             0 0.0    
Sullivan, Joe 15                             27 1.8    
Topping, George 9                             5 0.6    
Tough, Charlie 7                             1 0.1    
Trim, Albert 17                             0 0.0    
Walton, Ernie 18                             0 0.0    
Webber, Fred 13                             13 1.0    
Totals 324                             121 0.4    
 

Footnotes

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