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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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1955 Season (V/AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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Carlton's 1955 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 H Carlton 5.39.1010.1419.20 134 WON North Melbourne 6.17.48.510.5 65 69 PRI Apr 16 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
2 A Carlton 2.04.18.39.6 60 LOST Hawthorn 3.85.910.1412.15 87 -27 GLE Apr 23 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
3 H Carlton 3.08.212.317.4 106 WON Fitzroy 2.62.83.126.13 49 57 PRI Apr 30 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
4 A Carlton 3.26.311.715.9 99 WON St. Kilda 3.34.135.167.22 64 35 JUN May 7 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
5 H Carlton 3.17.79.1412.17 89 LOST Collingwood 9.79.714.917.12 114 -25 PRI May 14 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
6 H Carlton 3.34.57.811.9 75 LOST South Melbourne 2.37.89.1012.11 83 -8 PRI May 21 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
7 A Carlton 3.34.58.810.9 69 LOST Geelong 3.15.58.712.12 84 -15 KAR May 28 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
8 A Carlton 1.25.67.119.16 70 LOST Melbourne 2.78.1114.1320.15 135 -65 MCG Jun 4 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
9 H Carlton 2.03.14.44.4 28 LOST Essendon 3.87.107.1611.20 86 -58 PRI Jun 11 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
10 H Carlton 3.03.35.66.7 43 LOST Footscray 3.65.69.1211.15 81 -38 PRI Jun 25 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
11 A Carlton 2.15.27.57.7 49 LOST Richmond 2.26.510.814.12 96 -47 PUN Jul 2 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
12 A Carlton 2.09.611.916.9 105 WON North Melbourne 7.67.612.813.10 88 17 ARD Jul 9 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
13 H Carlton 1.43.85.1310.19 79 WON Hawthorn 4.24.57.89.9 63 16 PRI Jul 16 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
14 A Carlton 2.57.710.1213.16 94 WON Fitzroy 3.44.67.911.14 80 14 BWS Jul 23 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
15 H Carlton 3.84.179.2111.21 87 WON St. Kilda 1.01.31.43.13 31 56 PRI Jul 30 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
16 A Carlton 0.22.54.77.10 52 LOST Collingwood 2.74.109.1412.17 89 -37 VIC Aug 6 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
17 A Carlton 3.14.48.712.7 79 WON South Melbourne 1.54.75.96.12 48 31 LAK Aug 13 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
18 H Carlton 5.27.37.610.6 66 WON Geelong 0.14.56.78.12 60 6 PRI Aug 20 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
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1955 Player Stats

# Player GP K Avg H Avg D Avg M Avg HO Avg T Avg FF FA G Avg B TS
29 Aitken, Peter 11                             7 0.6    
37 Archbold, Barry 2                             0 0.0    
17 Beasy, Doug 17                             25 1.5    
35 Beitzel, Barry 2                             0 0.0    
36 Bergin, Kevin 10                             12 1.2    
20 Berner, Leon 8                             4 0.5    
4 Bosustow, Bob 11                             3 0.3    
16 Brown, John 11                             0 0.0    
27 Browning, Dave 4                             1 0.3    
5 Burke, Gerald 12                             8 0.7    
6 Caspar, Harry 2                             0 0.0    
32 Cheffers, John 4                             4 1.0    
23 Chick, John 10                             1 0.1    
15 Comben, Bruce 14                             0 0.0    
34 Crowe, Bob 11                             6 0.5    
13 Donaldson, Graham 4                             5 1.3    
8 Ellis, Jack 6                             7 1.2    
14 English, Vin 18                             0 0.0    
25 Ferry, George 15                             0 0.0    
28 Gilchrist, Graham 11                             2 0.2    
1 Hands, Ken 13                             3 0.2    
38 Holt, Colin 1                             0 0.0    
10 James, John 17                             0 0.0    
11 Kerr, Laurie 17                             2 0.1    
35 Kerr, Graham 7                             1 0.1    
9 Mills, Jack 9                             9 1.0    
2 Milroy, Bill 14                             4 0.3    
31 Molony, Brian 9                             2 0.2    
24 Moran, Bernie 5                             1 0.2    
22 Munro, Frank 5                             2 0.4    
26 O'Brien, Noel 17                             73 4.3    
33 Paice, John 4                             0 0.0    
21 Robertson, Ron 4                             2 0.5    
30 Sullivan, Jack 12                             1 0.1    
7 Warburton, Keith 10                             9 0.9    
3 Webster, Peter 16                             3 0.2    
19 Zeunert, Denis 17                             1 0.1    
Totals 360                             198 0.6    
 

Footnotes

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