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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 (7 winners/8 wins)

Brownlow Medalists
Bert Deacon 1947; John James 1961; Gordon Collis 1964; Greg Williams 1994; Chris Judd 2010 (5 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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1976 Season (V/AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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Carlton's 1976 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 H Carlton 4.58.813.1218.22 130 WON Collingwood 1.34.68.910.13 73 57 PRI Apr 3 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
2 A Carlton 7.310.811.1114.16 100 WON Essendon 3.17.58.1212.16 88 12 WIN Apr 10 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
3 A Carlton 3.44.68.1014.13 97 WON Fitzroy 2.25.85.96.12 48 49 VFL Apr 17 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
4 A Carlton 5.513.1016.1124.13 157 WON Melbourne 3.29.514.817.12 114 43 MCG Apr 24 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
5 H Carlton 0.53.126.158.19 67 WON South Melbourne 1.45.77.89.12 66 1 PRI May 1 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
6 A Carlton 3.57.811.1115.12 102 WON Hawthorn 1.04.34.157.20 62 40 PRI May 8 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
7 H Carlton 1.27.617.1121.14 140 WON Richmond 6.77.98.109.15 69 71 PRI May 15 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
8 A Carlton 1.53.68.109.12 66 LOST St. Kilda 3.57.711.1215.14 104 -38 VFL May 22 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
9 A Carlton 1.34.511.812.10 82 LOST Geelong 3.47.109.1314.18 102 -20 KAR May 29 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
10 H Carlton 5.38.69.911.10 76 LOST North Melbourne 2.43.96.1211.15 81 -5 PRI Jun 5 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
11 A Carlton 2.04.55.79.10 64 LOST Footscray 5.37.710.1311.15 81 -17 WES Jun 14 (Mon, 2:10) Scores
12 A Carlton 0.21.76.78.8 56 LOST Collingwood 4.16.39.512.10 82 -26 VIC Jun 19 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
13 H Carlton 5.58.99.1311.19 85 WON Essendon 3.45.88.119.14 68 17 PRI Jun 26 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
14 H Carlton 4.29.313.518.7 115 WON Melbourne 1.82.94.166.22 58 57 VFL Jul 3 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
15 H Carlton 4.38.610.812.8 80 WON Fitzroy 1.64.86.1310.16 76 4 PRI Jul 10 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
16 A Carlton 4.38.511.715.10 100 WON South Melbourne 0.35.68.1014.10 94 6 LAK Jul 17 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
17 H Carlton 5.29.512.1317.14 116 WON Hawthorn 3.57.107.1411.19 85 31 PRI Jul 24 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
18 A Carlton 3.29.715.1222.16 148 WON Richmond 3.56.97.138.17 65 83 MCG Jul 31 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
19 H Carlton 2.48.710.1322.19 151 WON St. Kilda 6.37.57.77.8 50 101 PRI Aug 7 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
20 H Carlton 2.35.108.1411.16 82 WON Geelong 0.21.73.85.12 42 40 VFL Aug 14 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
21 A Carlton 5.98.1014.1318.16 124 WON North Melbourne 0.03.66.810.15 75 49 ARD Aug 21 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
22 H Carlton 2.46.810.1115.17 107 DRAW Footscray 5.77.1313.1515.17 107 0 PRI Aug 28 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
2SF H Carlton 2.45.97.109.16 70 LOST Hawthorn 4.25.510.1312.15 87 -17 VFL Sep 11 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
PF H Carlton 2.15.57.99.12 66 LOST North Melbourne 1.04.27.710.7 67 -1 VFL Sep 18 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
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1976 Player Stats

# Player GP K Avg H Avg D Avg M Avg HO Avg T Avg FF FA G Avg B TS
12 Armstrong, Barry 17 340 20.0 68 4.0 408 24.0 82 4.8 0 0.0     33 29 16 0.9 18 114
14 Ashman, Rod 19 315 16.6 47 2.5 362 19.1 81 4.3 4 0.2     31 44 33 1.7 38 236
21 Austin, Rod 21 186 8.9 26 1.2 212 10.1 48 2.3 2 0.1     38 24 3 0.1 1 19
41 Brown, Peter 1 3 3.0 1 1.0 4 4.0 0 0.0 0 0.0     2 2 0 0.0 0 0
16 Buckley, Jim 2 14 7.0 2 1.0 16 8.0 0 0.0 0 0.0     1 0 0 0.0 2 2
26 Byrne, Ray 21 209 10.0 120 5.7 329 15.7 79 3.8 0 0.0     27 32 5 0.2 9 39
4 Catoggio, Vin 3 35 11.7 4 1.3 39 13.0 10 3.3 0 0.0     6 7 0 0.0 0 0
6 Crane, Gary 1 10 10.0 0 0.0 10 10.0 4 4.0 0 0.0     0 0 0 0.0 0 0
27 Dickson, David 2 8 4.0 3 1.5 11 5.5 4 2.0 0 0.0     0 0 1 0.5 0 6
11 Doull, Bruce 23 235 10.2 97 4.2 332 14.4 64 2.8 1 0.0     32 45 0 0.0 1 1
3 Fitzpatrick, Mike 12 133 11.1 24 2.0 157 13.1 68 5.7 122 10.2     24 50 17 1.4 20 122
33 Fletcher, Trevor 3 1 0.3 0 0.0 1 0.3 1 0.3 3 1.0     0 0 0 0.0 0 0
17 Galt, Rod 7 47 6.7 10 1.4 57 8.1 29 4.1 24 3.4     10 14 12 1.7 4 76
31 Halloran, Danny 10 67 6.7 29 2.9 96 9.6 26 2.6 6 0.6     9 19 4 0.4 7 31
18 Heath, Kevin 24 190 7.9 60 2.5 250 10.4 58 2.4 5 0.2     36 15 0 0.0 0 0
29 Higgins, Garry 6 12 2.0 4 0.7 16 2.7 1 0.2 0 0.0     1 3 0 0.0 1 1
5 Jackson, Syd 12 96 8.0 11 0.9 107 8.9 28 2.3 0 0.0     12 15 5 0.4 3 33
25 Jesaulenko, Alex 18 194 10.8 53 2.9 247 13.7 75 4.2 2 0.1     22 35 25 1.4 17 167
28 Jones, Peter 'Percy' 24 211 8.8 142 5.9 353 14.7 132 5.5 435 18.1     49 59 20 0.8 5 125
8 Keogh, Trevor 24 421 17.5 50 2.1 471 19.6 92 3.8 0 0.0     74 60 34 1.4 16 220
36 MacLure, Mark 23 268 11.7 83 3.6 351 15.3 120 5.2 0 0.0     35 41 1 0.0 6 12
10 Mangels, Alan 14 153 10.9 33 2.4 186 13.3 30 2.1 1 0.1     21 24 5 0.4 7 37
32 McConnon, Leigh 13 148 11.4 27 2.1 175 13.5 35 2.7 0 0.0     33 36 4 0.3 6 30
43 McKay, David 24 252 10.5 61 2.5 313 13.0 151 6.3 80 3.3     40 54 35 1.5 37 247
19 O'Connell, John 24 189 7.9 81 3.4 270 11.3 49 2.0 0 0.0     34 38 0 0.0 1 1
24 Ohlsen, Russell 17 196 11.5 51 3.0 247 14.5 36 2.1 6 0.4     48 42 9 0.5 15 69
44 Pascoe, Eric 5 19 3.8 7 1.4 26 5.2 10 2.0 0 0.0     3 9 0 0.0 4 4
30 Pickett, Tony 24 282 11.8 83 3.5 365 15.2 73 3.0 1 0.0     48 40 21 0.9 16 142
15 Pinnell, Phillip 21 222 10.6 60 2.9 282 13.4 63 3.0 2 0.1     31 38 1 0.0 3 9
20 Southby, Geoff 22 220 10.0 59 2.7 279 12.7 74 3.4 0 0.0     38 31 23 1.0 24 162
9 Towns, Greg 15 101 6.7 27 1.8 128 8.5 41 2.7 1 0.1     22 21 4 0.3 5 29
42 Walls, Robert 18 228 12.7 45 2.5 273 15.2 111 6.2 3 0.2     45 33 55 3.1 43 373
7 Whitnall, Graeme 10 111 11.1 25 2.5 136 13.6 37 3.7 1 0.1     16 19 9 0.9 5 59
Totals 480 5116 10.7 1393 2.9 6509 13.6 1712 3.6 699 1.5     821 879 342 0.7 314 2366
 

Footnotes

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