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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) 1897–2023

Affiliations (Historical)
Challenge Cup (CUP) 1864, 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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1948 Season (V/AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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Carlton's 1948 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 A Carlton 6.78.913.1217.15 117 WON Hawthorn 1.07.59.611.10 76 41 GLE Apr 17 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
2 H Carlton 4.16.67.88.10 58 LOST Fitzroy 2.34.87.1510.18 78 -20 PRI Apr 24 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
3 A Carlton 3.27.710.813.11 89 WON Geelong 4.35.38.812.15 87 2 KAR May 1 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
4 H Carlton 3.155.1511.2212.24 96 LOST Footscray 3.19.410.515.8 98 -2 PRI May 8 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
5 A Carlton 1.06.58.69.9 63 LOST Collingwood 5.55.106.138.17 65 -2 VIC May 15 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
6 H Carlton 4.45.79.814.9 93 LOST Essendon 6.211.316.419.7 121 -28 PRI May 22 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
7 A Carlton 1.26.67.97.9 51 LOST Melbourne 3.33.69.815.12 102 -51 MCG May 29 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
8 A Carlton 0.25.145.179.21 75 LOST Richmond 3.45.412.813.10 88 -13 PUN Jun 5 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
9 H Carlton 2.43.66.912.12 84 WON St. Kilda 0.63.125.167.18 60 24 PRI Jun 14 (Mon, 2:30) Scores
10 A Carlton 9.414.518.723.11 149 WON South Melbourne 2.26.68.813.9 87 62 LAK Jun 19 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
11 H Carlton 1.43.137.1610.23 83 LOST North Melbourne 7.38.711.914.10 94 -11 PRI Jul 3 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
12 H Carlton 3.26.510.917.10 112 WON Hawthorn 1.25.68.810.9 69 43 PRI Jul 10 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
13 A Carlton 5.37.612.1216.17 113 WON Fitzroy 2.57.58.812.12 84 29 BWS Jul 17 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
14 H Carlton 8.310.516.824.9 153 WON Geelong 2.27.67.89.8 62 91 PRI Jul 24 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
15 A Carlton 4.65.1210.1715.19 109 WON Footscray 0.02.32.64.17 41 68 WES Aug 7 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
16 H Carlton 2.63.98.1410.20 80 WON Collingwood 3.46.57.710.10 70 10 PRI Aug 14 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
17 A Carlton 3.26.68.711.11 77 LOST Essendon 5.16.59.1316.15 111 -34 WIN Aug 21 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
18 H Carlton 4.28.710.1113.14 92 LOST Melbourne 3.37.49.915.11 101 -9 PRI Aug 28 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
19 H Carlton 1.64.116.159.21 75 WON Richmond 3.44.68.119.16 70 5 PRI Sep 4 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
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1948 Player Stats

# Player GP K Avg H Avg D Avg M Avg HO Avg T Avg FF FA G Avg B TS
5 Aitken, Ken 1                             0 0.0    
5 Bailey, George 5                             1 0.2    
25 Baird, Jim 10                             5 0.5    
21 Baxter, Ken 14                             39 2.8    
15 Brown, Vin 11                             0 0.0    
3 Cahill, Frank 11                             1 0.1    
34 Carr, Les 1                             0 0.0    
26 Clark, Jim 19                             0 0.0    
35 Conley, Jack 19                             12 0.6    
28 Davies, Fred 19                             33 1.7    
23 Deacon, Bert 18                             0 0.0    
8 Fitzgibbon, Fred 6                             0 0.0    
20 Garby, Ray 19                             39 2.1    
33 Green, Richie 14                             0 0.0    
29 Greenshields, Allan 1                             0 0.0    
27 Grieve, Ollie 19                             0 0.0    
1 Hands, Ken 13                             8 0.6    
6 Henfry, Ern 18                             3 0.2    
11 Hines, Ron 6                             0 0.0    
24 Hodgson, Arthur 7                             1 0.1    
13 Howell Jnr, Jack 17                             38 2.2    
30 Howell, Max 7                             0 0.0    
32 Hunter, Basil 5                             2 0.4    
9 Kelsey, Bob 14                             3 0.2    
29 Leehane, Tom 1                             0 0.0    
16 Mooring, Jim 10                             11 1.1    
2 Redmond, Bill 5                             0 0.0    
2 Simmons, Tom 11                             7 0.6    
14 Sorrell, Alan 12                             0 0.0    
10 Stafford, Fred 11                             7 0.6    
22 Streeter, Alan 16                             11 0.7    
7 Turner, Herb 19                             27 1.4    
4 Way, Alex 2                             0 0.0    
12 Williams, Doug 19                             1 0.1    
Totals 380                             249 0.7    
 

Footnotes

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