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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) –; Victorian Football Association (VFA) –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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1940 Season (V/AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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Carlton's 1940 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 A Carlton 1.56.188.2112.27 99 WON Geelong 3.74.117.149.18 72 27 COR Apr 27 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
2 H Carlton 4.27.811.1015.19 109 WON South Melbourne 3.18.211.312.5 77 32 PRI May 4 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
3 A Carlton 2.45.67.1312.18 90 LOST Collingwood 5.46.813.1818.19 127 -37 VIC May 11 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
4 H Carlton 3.35.88.913.12 90 LOST Melbourne 4.57.913.1716.20 116 -26 PRI May 18 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
5 A Carlton 5.67.88.1411.19 85 WON St. Kilda 1.23.114.166.18 54 31 JUN May 25 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
6 H Carlton 5.76.76.1110.16 76 WON Fitzroy 1.24.76.98.14 62 14 PRI Jun 1 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
7 A Carlton 5.38.411.712.8 80 LOST Footscray 2.34.137.1512.18 90 -10 WES Jun 8 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
8 A Carlton 3.36.67.118.15 63 LOST Essendon 4.16.47.1212.14 86 -23 WIN Jun 15 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
9 H Carlton 6.510.912.1816.20 116 LOST North Melbourne 3.18.812.918.12 120 -4 PRI Jun 22 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
10 H Carlton 1.35.75.713.11 89 LOST Hawthorn 7.410.713.1613.18 96 -7 PRI Jun 29 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
11 A Carlton 5.66.136.189.22 76 WON Richmond 1.04.27.69.11 65 11 PUN Jul 6 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
12 H Carlton 3.44.128.1611.24 90 LOST Geelong 1.65.99.1512.19 91 -1 PRI Jul 13 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
13 A Carlton 5.310.613.914.14 98 LOST South Melbourne 4.69.914.1017.11 113 -15 LAK Jul 20 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
14 H Carlton 4.47.1211.1414.18 102 WON Collingwood 5.29.410.613.9 87 15 PRI Jul 27 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
15 A Carlton 4.410.813.1020.13 133 WON Melbourne 3.25.59.814.12 96 37 MCG Aug 10 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
16 H Carlton 2.64.89.913.14 92 WON St. Kilda 0.23.84.116.16 52 40 PRI Aug 17 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
17 A Carlton 3.48.810.921.14 140 WON Fitzroy 5.46.58.1110.11 71 69 BWS Aug 24 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
18 H Carlton 5.67.811.1015.12 102 WON Footscray 4.47.810.1211.14 80 22 PRI Aug 31 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
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1940 Player Stats

# Player GP K Avg H Avg D Avg M Avg HO Avg T Avg FF FA G Avg B TS
1 Anderson, Frank 16                             2 0.1    
33 Bavin, Jack 5                             1 0.2    
4 Baxter, Ken 15                             13 0.9    
3 Bennett, Jack 13                             12 0.9    
34 Bignell, Bernie 3                             0 0.0    
9 Cameron, Gordon 10                             1 0.1    
7 Carney, Jack 14                             3 0.2    
35 Chandler, Dick 1                             1 1.0    
6 Chitty, Bob 18                             7 0.4    
19 Cooper, Ron 11                             6 0.5    
12 Crisp, Mickey 16                             11 0.7    
5 Diggins, Brighton 4                             1 0.3    
10 Francis, Jim 18                             6 0.3    
21 Gill, Frank 5                             0 0.0    
32 Green, Bob 18                             8 0.4    
11 Hale, Jack 18                             17 0.9    
17 Hollingshead, Harry 3                             1 0.3    
22 Jones, Jim 6                             1 0.2    
27 Mann, Cyril 13                             21 1.6    
31 McInnes, Charlie 10                             8 0.8    
2 McIntyre, Don 12                             0 0.0    
14 McLean, Rod 14                             2 0.1    
20 McTaggart, Bert 8                             6 0.8    
16 Mooring, Jim 17                             7 0.4    
26 Park, Jim 18                             2 0.1    
30 Price, Mick 3                             1 0.3    
18 Sanger, Arthur 1                             0 0.0    
24 Savage, Ron 11                             7 0.6    
23 Schmidt, Paul 18                             55 3.1    
8 Skinner, Jack 5                             1 0.2    
28 Wrout, Jack 18                             38 2.1    
Totals 342                             239 0.7    
 

Footnotes

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