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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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1949 Season (V/AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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Carlton's 1949 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 H Carlton 4.26.511.916.16 112 WON South Melbourne 0.32.53.76.12 48 64 PRI Apr 18 (Mon, 2:30) Scores
2 A Carlton 4.56.910.1315.15 105 LOST Fitzroy 3.17.1013.1315.16 106 -1 BWS Apr 23 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
3 H Carlton 6.512.1216.1721.27 153 WON Hawthorn 1.14.26.57.6 48 105 PRI Apr 30 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
4 A Carlton 1.44.75.187.22 64 WON Essendon 2.25.45.56.9 45 19 WIN May 7 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
5 H Carlton 2.06.28.516.8 104 WON Collingwood 0.34.78.910.14 74 30 PRI May 14 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
6 H Carlton 4.28.913.1018.13 121 WON Geelong 3.45.411.712.10 82 39 PRI May 21 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
7 A Carlton 4.47.710.814.11 95 WON St. Kilda 3.24.55.138.14 62 33 JUN May 28 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
8 H Carlton 4.37.812.1114.13 97 WON North Melbourne 5.15.47.610.7 67 30 PRI Jun 4 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
9 A Carlton 3.25.58.1114.15 99 WON Richmond 3.35.109.1212.12 84 15 PUN Jun 13 (Mon, 2:30) Scores
10 H Carlton 5.38.79.1011.12 78 LOST Melbourne 1.73.910.1412.14 86 -8 PRI Jun 18 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
11 A Carlton 1.43.104.137.16 58 LOST Footscray 3.26.58.89.9 63 -5 WES Jul 2 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
12 A Carlton 3.35.57.911.15 81 WON South Melbourne 3.15.45.96.12 48 33 LAK Jul 9 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
13 H Carlton 2.23.86.99.13 67 WON Fitzroy 2.25.56.89.8 62 5 PRI Jul 16 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
14 A Carlton 4.35.58.139.17 71 WON Hawthorn 1.23.44.58.5 53 18 GLE Jul 23 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
15 H Carlton 0.35.87.1111.16 82 LOST Essendon 5.46.714.917.11 113 -31 PRI Jul 30 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
16 A Carlton 1.04.76.97.13 55 LOST Collingwood 2.72.85.137.16 58 -3 VIC Aug 6 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
17 A Carlton 2.26.59.1012.18 90 WON Geelong 4.25.55.86.11 47 43 KAR Aug 13 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
18 H Carlton 1.47.98.1213.17 95 WON St. Kilda 1.43.58.1210.14 74 21 PRI Aug 20 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
19 A Carlton 4.25.35.67.10 52 LOST North Melbourne 3.35.1211.1415.18 108 -56 ARD Aug 27 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
2SF H Carlton 3.55.99.1015.13 103 WON North Melbourne 2.37.311.414.7 91 12 MCG Sep 10 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
GF A Carlton 2.42.103.126.16 52 LOST Essendon 3.37.712.1518.17 125 -73 MCG Sep 24 (Sat, 2:50) Scores
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1949 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 9                             0 0.0    
25 Baird, Jim 20 8 8.0         1 1.0         1   2 0.1    
29 Bateman, Frank 5 8 8.0         2 2.0         0   3 0.6    
21 Baxter, Ken 16 6 6.0         3 3.0         0   46 2.9    
34 Baxter, Bernie 14 1 1.0         0 0.0         0   12 0.9    
31 Brokenshire, Geoff 16 7 7.0         2 2.0         0   14 0.9    
3 Cahill, Frank 11                             1 0.1    
26 Clark, Jim 20 14 14.0         2 2.0         0   0 0.0    
35 Conley, Jack 21 7 7.0         1 1.0         3   12 0.6    
28 Davies, Fred 20 9 9.0         2 2.0         1   22 1.1    
32 Davies, Jim 3                             1 0.3    
23 Deacon, Bert 18 19 19.0         7 7.0         5   3 0.2    
20 Garby, Ray 15 13 13.0         4 4.0         3   18 1.2    
33 Green, Richie 21 16 16.0         3 3.0         1   1 0.0    
26 Greenshields, Allan 2                             2 1.0    
27 Grieve, Ollie 21 8 8.0         3 3.0         1   0 0.0    
1 Hands, Ken 20 14 14.0         4 4.0         3   10 0.5    
8 Hardy, Jack 4                             0 0.0    
6 Henfry, Ern 17 18 18.0         6 6.0         3   0 0.0    
24 Hodgson, Arthur 21 15 15.0         1 1.0         2   1 0.0    
13 Howell Jnr, Jack 12 15 15.0         5 5.0         4   40 3.3    
30 Howell, Max 3                             0 0.0    
16 Mooring, Jim 12 16 16.0         1 1.0         4   10 0.8    
2 Simmons, Tom 16                             16 1.0    
14 Sorrell, Alan 9                             0 0.0    
10 Stafford, Fred 20 0 0.0         0 0.0         0   10 0.5    
22 Streeter, Alan 16                             19 1.2    
18 Thynne, Alan 10                             3 0.3    
7 Turner, Herb 11 13 13.0         2 2.0         2   6 0.5    
12 Williams, Doug 17 6 6.0         2 2.0         0   1 0.1    
Totals 420                             253 0.6    
 

Footnotes

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