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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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1945 Season (V/AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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Carlton's 1945 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 H Carlton 3.23.48.613.9 87 LOST Melbourne 1.46.1312.1415.18 108 -21 PRI Apr 21 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
2 A Carlton 1.35.58.129.18 72 LOST Hawthorn 4.28.512.716.10 106 -34 GLE Apr 28 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
3 A Carlton 4.35.66.77.8 50 LOST Essendon 4.410.814.1422.18 150 -100 WIN May 5 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
4 H Carlton 2.15.58.1012.12 84 WON Fitzroy 3.36.58.811.11 77 7 PRI May 12 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
5 H Carlton 3.56.812.1112.18 90 WON St. Kilda 4.35.68.911.13 79 11 PRI May 19 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
6 A Carlton 2.45.48.712.11 83 LOST Collingwood 3.48.711.1515.18 108 -25 VIC May 26 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
7 H Carlton 3.37.98.1412.17 89 LOST Richmond 5.58.119.1313.16 94 -5 PRI Jun 2 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
8 A Carlton 5.69.1111.1514.21 105 WON Geelong 4.36.68.710.9 69 36 KAR Jun 9 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
9 H Carlton 2.17.47.711.11 77 LOST Footscray 4.47.79.1311.20 86 -9 PRI Jun 16 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
10 A Carlton 3.36.59.1112.12 84 WON North Melbourne 3.05.105.137.17 59 25 ARD Jun 23 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
11 H Carlton 1.12.56.58.8 56 WON South Melbourne 1.42.46.77.8 50 6 PRI Jun 30 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
12 A Carlton 5.58.710.812.9 81 WON Melbourne 3.17.68.712.8 80 1 PUN Jul 7 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
13 H Carlton 4.210.610.813.12 90 WON Hawthorn 2.32.65.98.11 59 31 PRI Jul 14 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
14 H Carlton 4.16.58.611.9 75 LOST Essendon 1.55.96.1210.18 78 -3 PRI Jul 21 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
15 A Carlton 3.07.19.39.4 58 WON Fitzroy 1.23.64.107.12 54 4 BWS Jul 28 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
16 A Carlton 1.26.710.811.13 79 WON St. Kilda 1.52.66.127.15 57 22 JUN Aug 4 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
17 H Carlton 3.37.412.913.11 89 WON Collingwood 0.16.38.513.5 83 6 PRI Aug 11 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
18 A Carlton 2.35.69.813.15 93 WON Richmond 3.25.410.712.9 81 12 PUN Aug 18 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
19 H Carlton 5.312.914.1323.23 161 WON Geelong 1.22.67.89.13 67 94 PRI Aug 25 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
20 A Carlton 7.710.1213.1416.19 115 WON Footscray 2.55.86.128.14 62 53 WES Sep 1 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
1SF H Carlton 5.38.413.714.10 94 WON North Melbourne 0.41.122.138.20 68 26 PRI Sep 8 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
PF A Carlton 1.04.76.913.12 90 WON Collingwood 5.26.411.712.8 80 10 PRI Sep 22 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
GF H Carlton 2.47.512.915.13 103 WON South Melbourne 0.56.98.1010.15 75 28 PRI Sep 29 (Sat, 2:50) Scores
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1945 Player Stats

# Player GP K Avg H Avg D Avg M Avg HO Avg T Avg FF FA G Avg B TS
9 Alexander, Wal 8                             0 0.0    
25 Baird, Jim 17                             8 0.5    
21 Baxter, Ken 13                             27 2.1    
17 Beauvais, Dan 4                             5 1.3    
3 Bennett, Jack 23                             3 0.1    
34 Bignell, Bernie 3                             0 0.0    
28 Boys, Ron 2                             0 0.0    
15 Brown, Vin 23                             0 0.0    
6 Chitty, Bob 21                             1 0.0    
26 Clark, Jim 22                             1 0.0    
5 Collins, Lance 17                             49 2.9    
23 Deacon, Bert 10                             0 0.0    
8 Fitzgibbon, Fred 18                             0 0.0    
32 Green, Bob 5                             1 0.2    
29 Gregory, Les 1                             0 0.0    
25 Hall, Arthur 3                             1 0.3    
1 Hands, Ken 18                             24 1.3    
5 Hanton, Hal 2                             0 0.0    
19 Hearn, Adrian 3                             5 1.7    
11 Hines, Ron 20                             12 0.6    
2 Hopper, Ken 15                             7 0.5    
22 Jones, Jim 2                             0 0.0    
27 Mann, Cyril 3                             3 1.0    
19 McGrath, Frank 8                             3 0.4    
31 McInnes, Charlie 13                             8 0.6    
14 McLean, Rod 18                             10 0.6    
16 Mooring, Jim 9                             18 2.0    
30 Price, Mick 21                             32 1.5    
21 Rose, Fred 2                             3 1.5    
18 Sanger, Arthur 23                             0 0.0    
24 Savage, Ron 22                             31 1.4    
7 Turner, Herb 16                             18 1.1    
4 Way, Alex 11                             8 0.7    
12 Williams, Doug 21                             0 0.0    
10 Wines, Clinton 20                             7 0.4    
Totals 437                             285 0.7    
 

Footnotes

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