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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) 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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1957 Season (V/AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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Carlton's 1957 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 H Carlton 1.34.510.610.6 66 LOST Hawthorn 7.48.811.915.12 102 -36 PRI Apr 20 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
2 A Carlton 5.38.79.910.16 76 WON South Melbourne 0.51.94.156.16 52 24 LAK Apr 27 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
3 A Carlton 0.31.64.77.9 51 LOST Footscray 2.14.47.69.10 64 -13 WES May 4 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
4 H Carlton 4.28.511.915.12 102 WON Geelong 3.46.89.1113.11 89 13 PRI May 11 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
5 H Carlton 4.411.1315.1616.22 118 WON Richmond 4.46.79.1213.16 94 24 PRI May 18 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
6 A Carlton 1.310.811.1014.12 96 WON Fitzroy 1.32.58.712.10 82 14 BWS May 25 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
7 H Carlton 6.06.49.913.9 87 WON Essendon 3.33.114.147.20 62 25 PRI Jun 1 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
8 H Carlton 3.25.79.710.11 71 LOST Melbourne 1.65.108.1114.15 99 -28 PRI Jun 8 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
9 A Carlton 3.45.97.138.15 63 WON North Melbourne 0.32.72.97.14 56 7 ARD Jun 15 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
10 A Carlton 4.24.59.89.9 63 LOST Collingwood 4.010.412.714.16 100 -37 VIC Jun 22 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
11 H Carlton 3.27.910.1013.14 92 WON St. Kilda 5.35.47.107.13 55 37 PRI Jun 29 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
12 A Carlton 2.53.88.118.13 61 WON Hawthorn 4.26.37.47.10 52 9 GLE Jul 6 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
13 H Carlton 4.47.107.1311.15 81 WON South Melbourne 2.13.29.510.5 65 16 PRI Jul 13 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
14 H Carlton 1.27.49.1111.13 79 WON Footscray 3.24.35.47.10 52 27 PRI Jul 27 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
15 A Carlton 2.22.34.66.7 43 LOST Geelong 0.13.86.1611.19 85 -42 KAR Aug 3 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
16 A Carlton 2.14.25.77.9 51 LOST Richmond 5.47.610.711.9 75 -24 PUN Aug 10 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
17 H Carlton 3.27.610.1011.13 79 WON Fitzroy 2.33.64.85.11 41 38 PRI Aug 17 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
18 A Carlton 1.14.56.89.8 62 LOST Essendon 4.77.1311.1517.21 123 -61 WIN Aug 24 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
1SF H Carlton 0.22.74.96.12 48 LOST Hawthorn 5.37.69.710.11 71 -23 MCG Aug 31 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
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1957 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 18                             25 1.4    
20 Berner, Leon 4                             0 0.0    
6 Brereton, Leo 9                             15 1.7    
4 Buckley, Brian 13                             0 0.0    
5 Burke, Gerald 17                             34 2.0    
23 Chick, John 16                             3 0.2    
16 Clarke, Kevin 19                             1 0.1    
15 Comben, Bruce 19                             0 0.0    
14 Crowe, Bob 13                             21 1.6    
13 Donaldson, Graham 18                             7 0.4    
8 Ellis, Jack 1                             0 0.0    
25 Ferry, George 14                             0 0.0    
24 Garra, Vic 2                             0 0.0    
28 Gilchrist, Graham 18                             5 0.3    
1 Hands, Ken 16                             21 1.3    
27 Holt, Colin 9                             0 0.0    
10 James, John 17                             1 0.1    
11 Kerr, Laurie 10                             4 0.4    
9 Mills, Jack 10                             6 0.6    
2 Nicholls, John 17                             1 0.1    
12 Nicholls, Don 19                             13 0.7    
37 O'Brien, Kevin 5                             2 0.4    
7 O'Dwyer, Ron 10                             9 0.9    
33 Ousley, Ross 8                             1 0.1    
26 Pope, Maurie 2                             0 0.0    
22 Strauch, Denis 19                             15 0.8    
30 Sullivan, Jack 17                             7 0.4    
3 Webster, Peter 19                             0 0.0    
38 White, Allan 3                             1 0.3    
19 Zeunert, Denis 18                             2 0.1    
Totals 380                             194 0.5    
 

Footnotes

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