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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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1968 Season (V/AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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Carlton's 1968 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 H Carlton 1.23.109.1513.22 100 WON Geelong 2.13.25.77.12 54 46 PRI Apr 15 (Mon, 2:15) Scores
2 A Carlton 1.37.88.1110.12 72 LOST Richmond 5.68.711.1317.16 118 -46 MCG Apr 20 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
3 H Carlton 0.60.71.101.11 17 LOST Essendon 0.10.53.67.8 50 -33 PRI Apr 25 (Thu, 2:15) Scores
4 A Carlton 7.38.315.715.10 100 WON Hawthorn 3.05.55.811.11 77 23 GLE May 4 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
5 H Carlton 6.39.713.1116.15 111 WON Footscray 1.22.43.95.9 39 72 PRI May 11 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
6 A Carlton 2.110.611.812.11 83 WON South Melbourne 3.34.38.710.11 71 12 LAK May 18 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
7 H Carlton 2.49.813.915.11 101 WON Collingwood 1.73.97.129.13 67 34 PRI May 25 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
8 A Carlton 1.43.79.1013.15 93 WON Fitzroy 1.23.44.54.10 34 59 PRI Jun 10 (Mon, 2:15) Scores
9 H Carlton 5.59.814.1120.11 131 WON North Melbourne 4.64.97.1410.15 75 56 PRI Jun 15 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
10 A Carlton 2.22.34.38.8 56 WON St. Kilda 1.41.53.103.10 28 28 MOO Jun 22 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
11 H Carlton 4.66.69.1211.19 85 WON Melbourne 2.36.56.56.7 43 42 PRI Jun 29 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
12 A Carlton 2.24.37.69.9 63 WON Geelong 4.34.66.68.7 55 8 KAR Jul 6 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
13 H Carlton 4.67.109.1111.14 80 WON Richmond 2.83.107.1410.14 74 6 PRI Jul 13 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
14 A Carlton 3.13.63.126.13 49 LOST Essendon 0.31.54.97.13 55 -6 WIN Jul 20 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
15 H Carlton 1.51.76.129.14 68 LOST Hawthorn 1.24.67.911.15 81 -13 PRI Jul 27 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
16 A Carlton 2.32.35.810.10 70 LOST Footscray 1.06.48.416.6 102 -32 WES Aug 3 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
17 H Carlton 6.29.414.1018.14 122 WON South Melbourne 5.28.68.711.14 80 42 PRI Aug 10 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
18 A Carlton 5.46.610.716.11 107 WON Collingwood 2.24.77.810.10 70 37 VIC Aug 17 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
19 H Carlton 4.38.1015.1221.17 143 WON Fitzroy 4.16.67.1412.19 91 52 PRI Aug 24 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
20 A Carlton 4.47.613.815.10 100 WON North Melbourne 1.33.67.811.13 79 21 ARD Aug 31 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
2SF H Carlton 5.86.911.1213.17 95 WON Essendon 1.27.67.88.11 59 36 MCG Sep 14 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
GF H Carlton 2.26.87.97.14 56 WON Essendon 2.15.16.48.5 53 3 MCG Sep 28 (Sat, 2:50) Scores
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1968 Player Stats

# Player GP K Avg H Avg D Avg M Avg HO Avg T Avg FF FA G Avg B TS
26 Anderson, Graeme 8 66 8.3 12 1.5 78 9.8 8 1.0 0 0.0     11 6 0 0.0 0 0
41 Auchettl, Ron 12 162 13.5 37 3.1 199 16.6 25 2.1 1 0.1     19 24 7 0.6 6 48
31 Barassi Jnr, Ron 10 118 11.8 47 4.7 165 16.5 32 3.2 10 1.0     22 15 3 0.3 8 26
12 Bennett, Bill 7 41 5.9 12 1.7 53 7.6 17 2.4 0 0.0     9 17 4 0.6 2 26
22 Bishop, Noel 2 8 4.0 0 0.0 8 4.0 2 1.0 0 0.0     0 0 0 0.0 0 0
24 Board Snr, Terry 7 79 11.3 10 1.4 89 12.7 12 1.7 0 0.0     6 6 6 0.9 8 44
15 Casey, Gordon 1 3 3.0 1 1.0 4 4.0 0 0.0 0 0.0     0 0 1 1.0 0 6
47 Chandler, Neil 9 73 8.1 15 1.7 88 9.8 23 2.6 0 0.0     8 17 1 0.1 0 6
19 Collins, Ian 22 276 12.5 18 0.8 294 13.4 59 2.7 0 0.0     30 20 0 0.0 0 0
6 Crane, Gary 18 336 18.7 38 2.1 374 20.8 69 3.8 0 0.0     40 22 3 0.2 3 21
17 Crosswell, Brent 19 287 15.1 59 3.1 346 18.2 76 4.0 1 0.1     31 37 13 0.7 19 97
38 Edmond, Bob 7 50 7.1 11 1.6 61 8.7 23 3.3 17 2.4     13 12 0 0.0 1 1
10 Gallagher, Adrian 22 466 21.2 34 1.5 500 22.7 83 3.8 1 0.0     66 53 30 1.4 33 213
21 Gill, Barry 9 59 6.6 10 1.1 69 7.7 12 1.3 0 0.0     6 13 0 0.0 1 1
11 Goold, John 19 217 11.4 35 1.8 252 13.3 63 3.3 0 0.0     33 25 0 0.0 1 1
3 Hall, Kevin 15 172 11.5 20 1.3 192 12.8 47 3.1 2 0.1     15 16 0 0.0 1 1
7 Hopkins, Ted 5 47 9.4 5 1.0 52 10.4 11 2.2 0 0.0     2 3 0 0.0 0 0
25 Jesaulenko, Alex 15 160 10.7 24 1.6 184 12.3 46 3.1 0 0.0     27 11 25 1.7 15 165
28 Jones, Peter 'Percy' 20 157 7.9 70 3.5 227 11.4 98 4.9 317 15.9     38 55 28 1.4 18 186
16 Kekovich, Brian 17 164 9.6 31 1.8 195 11.5 69 4.1 0 0.0     33 39 59 3.5 41 395
9 Kerr, Peter 11 98 8.9 8 0.7 106 9.6 15 1.4 1 0.1     14 8 0 0.0 3 3
20 Lofts, Wes 20 170 8.5 21 1.1 191 9.6 69 3.5 0 0.0     24 39 2 0.1 1 13
36 McLean, Peter 14 78 5.6 11 0.8 89 6.4 18 1.3 1 0.1     7 10 0 0.0 1 1
8 Munari, Dennis 13 190 14.6 24 1.8 214 16.5 17 1.3 0 0.0     21 28 11 0.8 17 83
2 Nicholls, John 21 204 9.7 75 3.6 279 13.3 62 3.0 524 25.0     53 87 18 0.9 22 130
23 Nicoll, Ian 4 26 6.5 2 0.5 28 7.0 3 0.8 0 0.0     8 7 0 0.0 0 0
32 Quirk, Bryan 15 182 12.1 16 1.1 198 13.2 70 4.7 1 0.1     33 29 16 1.1 16 112
34 Robertson, Ian 20 212 10.6 23 1.2 235 11.8 73 3.7 1 0.1     48 47 23 1.2 29 167
1 Silvagni, Serge 22 399 18.1 53 2.4 452 20.5 115 5.2 27 1.2     42 39 6 0.3 8 44
37 Smith, Peter 10 81 8.1 13 1.3 94 9.4 25 2.5 0 0.0     10 11 8 0.8 10 58
39 Stewart, Cliff 9 134 14.9 15 1.7 149 16.6 21 2.3 0 0.0     27 10 0 0.0 2 2
44 Stone, Ron 11 59 5.4 13 1.2 72 6.5 23 2.1 13 1.2     13 11 3 0.3 1 19
30 Waite, Vin 5 21 4.2 3 0.6 24 4.8 1 0.2 1 0.2     1 10 0 0.0 0 0
42 Walls, Robert 21 198 9.4 27 1.3 225 10.7 60 2.9 4 0.2     26 23 2 0.1 3 15
Totals 440 4993 11.3 793 1.8 5786 13.2 1347 3.1 922 2.1     736 750 269 0.6 270 1884
 

Footnotes

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