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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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1931 Season (V/AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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Carlton's 1931 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 H Carlton 7.38.510.615.8 98 LOST Richmond 1.42.147.1914.23 107 -9 PRI May 2 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
2 A Carlton 3.38.1011.1419.19 133 WON Fitzroy 5.55.69.1113.15 93 40 BWS May 9 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
3 H Carlton 6.38.812.1418.18 126 WON Essendon 1.11.74.95.14 44 82 PRI May 16 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
4 A Carlton 4.26.37.611.8 74 LOST Geelong 2.48.1310.1411.14 80 -6 COR May 23 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
5 H Carlton 2.58.810.816.11 107 WON Collingwood 5.46.711.1213.13 91 16 PRI May 30 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
6 A Carlton 0.03.84.108.11 59 WON Footscray 2.43.66.88.8 56 3 WES Jun 27 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
7 A Carlton 5.17.810.1612.18 90 WON St. Kilda 3.26.86.98.11 59 31 JUN Jun 13 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
8 H Carlton 2.18.1012.1118.14 122 WON Melbourne 5.15.18.49.4 58 64 PRI Jun 20 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
9 A Carlton 7.48.712.820.10 130 WON North Melbourne 1.25.35.47.8 50 80 ARD Jul 4 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
10 A Carlton 3.46.79.911.11 77 WON South Melbourne 1.53.97.1110.12 72 5 LAK Jul 11 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
11 H Carlton 4.66.612.1416.15 111 WON Hawthorn 2.23.64.65.8 38 73 PRI Jul 18 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
12 A Carlton 1.32.72.86.12 48 LOST Richmond 3.44.87.138.17 65 -17 PUN Jul 25 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
13 H Carlton 2.010.616.818.13 121 WON Fitzroy 4.56.710.1113.11 89 32 PRI Aug 1 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
14 A Carlton 5.48.1110.1911.22 88 LOST Essendon 2.57.610.818.14 122 -34 WIN Aug 8 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
15 H Carlton 2.52.64.95.9 39 WON Geelong 1.02.42.63.10 28 11 PRI Aug 22 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
16 A Carlton 0.42.75.910.14 74 LOST Collingwood 5.611.715.1120.15 135 -61 VIC Aug 29 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
17 H Carlton 1.03.53.106.14 50 LOST Footscray 1.34.76.127.12 54 -4 PRI Sep 5 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
18 H Carlton 3.34.37.510.6 66 WON St. Kilda 3.46.86.86.12 48 18 PRI Sep 12 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
1SF H Carlton 3.18.111.320.10 130 WON Collingwood 1.71.94.115.12 42 88 MCG Sep 19 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
PF A Carlton 7.58.610.1111.11 77 LOST Geelong 0.08.910.1011.17 83 -6 MCG Oct 3 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
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1931 Player Stats

# Player GP K Avg H Avg D Avg M Avg HO Avg T Avg FF FA G Avg B TS
20 Allen, Les 13 45 9.0         7 1.4         5 9 31 2.4 5 191
30 Arthur, Vin 18 147 18.4         33 4.1         19 14 13 0.7 8 86
26 Brew, Ray 3                             2 0.7    
16 Brooks, Fred 2                             0 0.0    
24 Clarke, Len 1 6 6.0         4 4.0         1 4 0 0.0 0 0
31 Clarke, Ansell 20 148 16.4         36 4.0         17 20 30 1.5 12 192
1 Clover, Horrie 7 19 19.0         7 7.0         1 4 3 0.4 1 19
2 Collins, Norm 1                             0 0.0    
12 Crisp, Mickey 20 164 18.2         50 5.6         15 34 36 1.8 12 228
23 Crowe, Jim 18 140 17.5         30 3.8         21 20 2 0.1 4 16
17 Davey, Charlie 18 169 18.8         82 9.1         24 30 9 0.5 3 57
3 Downs, Tommy 12 103 20.6         18 3.6         25 10 14 1.2 3 87
19 Doyle, Alex 16 66 11.0         24 4.0         5 14 3 0.2 1 19
27 Egan, Alf 16 90 12.9         30 4.3         11 23 8 0.5 2 50
6 Gilby, Fred 17 107 13.4         25 3.1         21 18 0 0.0 8 8
21 Gill, Frank 20 124 13.8         38 4.2         36 13 0 0.0 0 0
14 Green, Jack 17 126 18.0         32 4.6         21 21 2 0.1 2 14
9 Huxtable, Eric 18 139 15.4         23 2.6         27 27 0 0.0 0 0
13 Job, Rex 1 0 0.0         0 0.0         0 0 0 0.0 0 0
15 Johnson, Maurie 'Mocha' 9 52 17.3         8 2.7         5 9 0 0.0 1 1
11 Jones, Bill 5 28 9.3         6 2.0         7 4 2 0.4 4 16
10 Kelleher, Dinny 15 115 14.4         21 2.6         14 20 1 0.1 0 6
7 Kelly, Joe 17 122 20.3         21 3.5         19 15 2 0.1 2 14
24 Kidd, Jack 2 13 13.0         4 4.0         2 2 0 0.0 0 0
28 Little, Eric 3 24 12.0         3 1.5         6 9 1 0.3 1 7
2 Martyn, Colin 18 207 23.0         70 7.8         16 21 1 0.1 0 6
4 Martyn, Aubrey 4 33 11.0         10 3.3         3 3 0 0.0 0 0
8 Morrissey Jnr, George 9 76 15.2         10 2.0         10 16 2 0.2 0 12
25 O'Brien, Bernie 12 81 13.5         14 2.3         24 12 7 0.6 4 46
18 O'Regan, Ern 1 5 5.0         2 2.0         1 1 0 0.0 0 0
32 O'Rourke, Frank 14 112 18.7         22 3.7         15 20 3 0.2 5 23
33 Scharp, Bruce 4 6 6.0         2 2.0         2 2 0 0.0 0 0
22 Vallence, Harry 'Soapy' 18 148 16.4         74 8.2         12 21 86 4.8 26 542
29 Williams, Fred 11 72 12.0         8 1.3         18 16 3 0.3 2 20
Totals 380                             261 0.7    
 

Footnotes

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