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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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1971 Season (V/AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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Carlton's 1971 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 A Carlton 3.37.810.1214.14 98 LOST North Melbourne 4.58.814.1218.16 124 -26 ARD Apr 3 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
2 H Carlton 5.39.411.520.9 129 WON Essendon 1.23.57.129.15 69 60 PRI Apr 10 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
3 A Carlton 3.36.810.915.10 100 LOST Melbourne 4.29.314.919.13 127 -27 MCG Apr 17 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
4 A Carlton 4.55.1010.1713.21 99 WON Geelong 1.35.510.713.8 86 13 KAR Apr 24 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
5 H Carlton 3.45.89.1613.18 96 WON St. Kilda 2.24.96.1211.17 83 13 PRI May 1 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
6 A Carlton 4.27.511.714.10 94 WON South Melbourne 5.210.612.913.14 92 2 LAK May 8 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
7 H Carlton 1.47.109.1412.19 91 WON Footscray 1.33.710.911.13 79 12 VFL May 15 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
8 A Carlton 3.46.119.159.16 70 LOST Richmond 3.46.108.1716.26 122 -52 MCG May 22 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
9 H Carlton 2.13.44.104.12 36 LOST Hawthorn 2.45.711.814.12 96 -60 PRI May 29 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
10 H Carlton 5.49.611.1013.12 90 WON Fitzroy 1.25.69.910.15 75 15 PRI Jun 5 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
11 A Carlton 0.23.34.511.7 73 LOST Collingwood 6.314.619.924.14 158 -85 VFL Jun 14 (Mon, 2:10) Scores
12 H Carlton 3.57.108.1216.18 114 WON North Melbourne 2.12.13.43.5 23 91 PRI Jun 19 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
13 A Carlton 1.45.710.1214.14 98 WON Essendon 2.14.47.513.6 84 14 WIN Jun 26 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
14 H Carlton 1.65.98.1512.16 88 WON Melbourne 3.27.39.411.6 72 16 VFL Jul 3 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
15 H Carlton 8.413.816.1221.15 141 WON Geelong 4.310.913.1215.14 104 37 PRI Jul 10 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
16 A Carlton 1.26.28.58.6 54 LOST St. Kilda 4.78.1211.1413.19 97 -43 MOO Jul 17 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
17 H Carlton 5.313.720.1224.16 160 WON South Melbourne 1.13.39.311.7 73 87 PRI Jul 24 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
18 A Carlton 2.56.79.1015.16 106 WON Footscray 2.35.69.811.10 76 30 WES Jul 31 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
19 H Carlton 3.27.58.68.10 58 LOST Richmond 2.44.99.1314.17 101 -43 PRI Aug 7 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
20 A Carlton 6.310.414.519.6 120 WON Hawthorn 4.36.47.711.15 81 39 GLE Aug 14 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
21 A Carlton 3.75.910.1311.16 82 LOST Fitzroy 2.49.1011.1315.15 105 -23 JUN Aug 21 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
22 H Carlton 2.03.58.616.10 106 WON Collingwood 7.210.511.813.9 87 19 PRI Aug 28 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
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1971 Player Stats

# Player GP K Avg H Avg D Avg M Avg HO Avg T Avg FF FA G Avg B TS
38 Amos, Mark 2 8 4.0 0 0.0 8 4.0 5 2.5 3 1.5     2 2 0 0.0 2 2
12 Armstrong, Barry 11 144 13.1 23 2.1 167 15.2 17 1.5 0 0.0     28 14 2 0.2 11 23
24 Barrot, Billy 12 224 18.7 41 3.4 265 22.1 49 4.1 1 0.1     33 33 10 0.8 7 67
22 Chandler, Neil 9 75 8.3 26 2.9 101 11.2 21 2.3 2 0.2     19 12 0 0.0 3 3
19 Collins, Ian 15 138 9.2 28 1.9 166 11.1 35 2.3 1 0.1     27 19 1 0.1 0 6
6 Crane, Gary 11 162 14.7 16 1.5 178 16.2 36 3.3 0 0.0     28 26 1 0.1 1 7
17 Crosswell, Brent 2 23 11.5 7 3.5 30 15.0 14 7.0 0 0.0     2 3 9 4.5 4 58
4 Doull, Bruce 12 107 8.9 32 2.7 139 11.6 29 2.4 2 0.2     18 22 0 0.0 0 0
44 Fyffe, Peter 4 16 4.0 3 0.8 19 4.8 1 0.3 0 0.0     4 1 0 0.0 0 0
10 Gallagher, Adrian 20 440 22.0 39 2.0 479 24.0 68 3.4 4 0.2     84 29 29 1.5 19 193
21 Gill, Barry 22 225 10.2 63 2.9 288 13.1 41 1.9 1 0.0     29 47 0 0.0 1 1
47 Gutterson, Daryl 1 2 2.0 0 0.0 2 2.0 1 1.0 0 0.0     0 1 0 0.0 0 0
31 Hall, Peter 2 12 6.0 4 2.0 16 8.0 5 2.5 0 0.0     2 0 2 1.0 0 12
3 Hall, Kevin 16 169 10.6 46 2.9 215 13.4 40 2.5 0 0.0     19 31 0 0.0 2 2
7 Hopkins, Ted 1 2 2.0 0 0.0 2 2.0 1 1.0 0 0.0     0 1 0 0.0 0 0
33 Hurst, Paul 3 37 12.3 11 3.7 48 16.0 3 1.0 0 0.0     5 15 0 0.0 1 1
5 Jackson, Syd 16 176 11.0 36 2.3 212 13.3 52 3.3 0 0.0     19 33 22 1.4 16 148
25 Jesaulenko, Alex 17 212 12.5 48 2.8 260 15.3 81 4.8 2 0.1     30 23 56 3.3 34 370
28 Jones, Peter 'Percy' 11 88 8.0 58 5.3 146 13.3 71 6.5 126 11.5     19 21 16 1.5 6 102
8 Keogh, Trevor 16 163 10.2 22 1.4 185 11.6 31 1.9 0 0.0     29 27 12 0.8 15 87
16 Lawson-Smith, Gary 4 17 4.3 2 0.5 19 4.8 4 1.0 13 3.3     3 6 0 0.0 2 2
49 Lukas, Andrew 8 50 6.3 9 1.1 59 7.4 16 2.0 0 0.0     4 3 0 0.0 2 2
43 McKay, David 22 257 11.7 41 1.9 298 13.5 157 7.1 72 3.3     22 42 12 0.5 12 84
14 McLean, Ricky 7 68 9.7 9 1.3 77 11.0 31 4.4 0 0.0     6 27 21 3.0 15 141
27 Mitchell, Chris 5 56 11.2 5 1.0 61 12.2 29 5.8 40 8.0     7 12 6 1.2 7 43
35 Mulcair, Barry 7 68 9.7 17 2.4 85 12.1 12 1.7 3 0.4     11 6 0 0.0 0 0
2 Nicholls, John 21 170 8.1 91 4.3 261 12.4 75 3.6 281 13.4     41 78 29 1.4 15 189
29 O'Brien, Paul 1 1 1.0 0 0.0 1 1.0 0 0.0 0 0.0     1 2 0 0.0 0 0
50 O'Connell, John 10 102 10.2 16 1.6 118 11.8 32 3.2 0 0.0     12 19 0 0.0 0 0
15 Pinnell, Phillip 19 187 9.8 37 1.9 224 11.8 41 2.2 2 0.1     20 49 1 0.1 2 8
32 Quirk, Bryan 11 133 12.1 26 2.4 159 14.5 37 3.4 1 0.1     28 23 9 0.8 9 63
34 Robertson, Ian 20 255 12.8 89 4.5 344 17.2 106 5.3 4 0.2     50 46 14 0.7 16 100
1 Silvagni, Serge 20 308 15.4 47 2.4 355 17.8 69 3.5 24 1.2     57 42 6 0.3 6 42
20 Southby, Geoff 21 222 10.6 32 1.5 254 12.1 74 3.5 0 0.0     54 28 0 0.0 0 0
30 Waite, Vin 22 277 12.6 74 3.4 351 16.0 94 4.3 20 0.9     64 67 2 0.1 2 14
42 Walls, Robert 19 289 15.2 73 3.8 362 19.1 137 7.2 2 0.1     40 56 32 1.7 40 232
18 Walsh, Brian 9 122 13.6 38 4.2 160 17.8 28 3.1 0 0.0     16 11 9 1.0 15 69
23 Warburton, Peter 2 24 12.0 1 0.5 25 12.5 6 3.0 0 0.0     3 2 1 0.5 3 9
46 Warden, John 9 86 9.6 37 4.1 123 13.7 35 3.9 0 0.0     11 22 0 0.0 7 7
Totals 440 5115 11.6 1147 2.6 6262 14.2 1584 3.6 604 1.4     847 901 302 0.7 275 2087
 

Footnotes

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