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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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1954 Season (V/AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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Carlton's 1954 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 A Carlton 2.47.49.711.13 79 LOST South Melbourne 1.63.86.1311.18 84 -5 LAK Apr 17 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
2 H Carlton 6.37.410.1012.10 82 LOST Melbourne 3.19.512.615.11 101 -19 PRI Apr 24 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
3 A Carlton 3.18.38.412.8 80 LOST Richmond 2.34.610.1414.20 104 -24 PUN May 1 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
4 H Carlton 6.67.1113.2017.21 123 LOST Footscray 8.313.416.820.14 134 -11 PRI May 8 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
5 A Carlton 0.26.107.139.15 69 WON Essendon 4.64.76.148.18 66 3 WIN May 15 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
6 A Carlton 2.15.49.415.10 100 WON Fitzroy 2.44.55.88.10 58 42 BWS May 22 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
7 H Carlton 4.55.89.1512.20 92 WON Geelong 3.27.610.1411.16 82 10 PRI May 29 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
8 A Carlton 2.16.37.610.12 72 LOST Collingwood 0.52.96.1311.15 81 -9 VIC Jun 5 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
9 H Carlton 2.24.74.105.11 41 WON Hawthorn 0.41.61.74.12 36 5 PRI Jun 14 (Mon, 2:15) Scores
10 A Carlton 1.45.68.89.10 64 LOST North Melbourne 3.47.78.109.13 67 -3 ARD Jun 26 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
11 H Carlton 2.33.77.109.16 70 LOST St. Kilda 5.28.411.712.10 82 -12 PRI Jul 3 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
12 H Carlton 3.27.58.911.10 76 WON South Melbourne 5.18.29.610.10 70 6 PRI Jul 10 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
13 A Carlton 2.04.45.46.5 41 LOST Melbourne 2.44.67.1110.16 76 -35 MCG Jul 17 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
14 H Carlton 1.34.66.89.11 65 WON Richmond 1.32.44.76.10 46 19 PRI Jul 31 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
15 A Carlton 3.26.67.88.12 60 WON Footscray 3.23.35.76.7 43 17 WES Aug 7 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
16 H Carlton 1.36.58.1310.16 76 LOST Essendon 1.55.78.1011.14 80 -4 PRI Aug 14 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
17 H Carlton 3.27.613.622.11 143 WON Fitzroy 5.07.510.514.7 91 52 PRI Aug 21 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
18 A Carlton 1.22.45.116.13 49 LOST Geelong 5.39.811.913.12 90 -41 KAR Aug 28 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
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1954 Player Stats

# Player GP K Avg H Avg D Avg M Avg HO Avg T Avg FF FA G Avg B TS
17 Beasy, Doug 8                             1 0.1    
6 Boyle, Alex 7                             0 0.0    
16 Brown, John 18                             0 0.0    
5 Burke, Gerald 5                             7 1.4    
23 Chick, John 17                             16 0.9    
15 Comben, Bruce 15                             0 0.0    
34 Crowe, Bob 2                             1 0.5    
27 Dunn Jnr, Harvey 1                             0 0.0    
14 English, Vin 8                             1 0.1    
25 Ferry, George 15                             0 0.0    
28 Gilchrist, Graham 14                             5 0.4    
1 Hands, Ken 17                             9 0.5    
13 Howell Jnr, Jack 9                             22 2.4    
27 Hunt, Kevin 4                             0 0.0    
27 Ilsley, George 2                             1 0.5    
10 James, John 18                             4 0.2    
11 Kerr, Laurie 14                             3 0.2    
35 Kerr, Graham 6                             3 0.5    
8 McKaige, Ken 3                             0 0.0    
9 Mills, Jack 18                             19 1.1    
2 Milroy, Bill 18                             10 0.6    
31 Molony, Brian 6                             4 0.7    
37 Moran, Bernie 16                             4 0.3    
38 Munro, Frank 5                             0 0.0    
26 O'Brien, Noel 15                             45 3.0    
22 O'Brien, Kevin 3                             1 0.3    
36 Rhodes, Ron 1                             0 0.0    
21 Robertson, Ron 13                             3 0.2    
32 Spencer, John 11                             8 0.7    
30 Stafford, George 9                             0 0.0    
3 Sullivan, Harry 4                             1 0.3    
34 Thomas, Max 3                             0 0.0    
12 Walsh, Tony 4                             0 0.0    
7 Warburton, Keith 14                             6 0.4    
33 Webster, Peter 13                             0 0.0    
18 Wenn, Max 10                             12 1.2    
19 Zeunert, Denis 14                             7 0.5    
Totals 360                             193 0.5    
 

Footnotes

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