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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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1985 Season (V/AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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Carlton's 1985 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 H Carlton 3.25.411.617.10 112 LOST Footscray 3.29.317.722.10 142 -30 PRI Mar 30 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
2 A Carlton 3.810.1116.1625.19 169 WON St. Kilda 0.50.111.132.17 29 140 MOO Apr 6 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
3 H Carlton 4.38.715.1022.13 145 LOST North Melbourne 5.37.613.1422.15 147 -2 PRI Apr 13 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
4 H Carlton 5.212.817.1424.17 161 WON Geelong 3.57.89.913.11 89 72 PRI Apr 20 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
5 A Carlton 4.59.712.1013.14 92 LOST Melbourne 6.69.915.1318.13 121 -29 MCG Apr 25 (Thu, 2:10) Scores
6 A Carlton 3.54.105.148.19 67 LOST Essendon 6.111.419.927.14 176 -109 WIN May 4 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
7 A Carlton 3.19.311.812.16 88 WON Sydney 4.47.1011.1311.17 83 5 SCG May 12 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
8 H Carlton 5.65.99.1611.18 84 WON Richmond 0.24.45.99.13 67 17 PRI May 18 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
9 A Carlton 5.310.614.918.16 124 WON Fitzroy 5.212.417.719.9 123 1 VFL May 25 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
10 H Carlton 2.55.97.129.14 68 LOST Hawthorn 2.610.1018.1322.15 147 -79 PRI Jun 1 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
11 A Carlton 2.18.714.1116.14 110 WON Collingwood 4.26.47.813.9 87 23 VFL Jun 10 (Mon, 2:10) Scores
12 A Carlton 0.32.42.55.9 39 LOST Footscray 5.06.010.613.8 86 -47 WES Jun 15 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
13 H Carlton 3.213.1118.1420.19 139 WON St. Kilda 3.55.813.916.11 107 32 PRI Jun 22 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
14 A Carlton 7.213.917.1622.19 151 WON North Melbourne 1.46.78.1110.15 75 76 MCG Jun 28 (Fri, 7:40) Scores
15 A Carlton 2.57.814.1419.16 130 WON Geelong 3.46.510.616.8 104 26 KAR Jul 6 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
16 H Carlton 2.45.710.1314.15 99 WON Melbourne 1.23.74.75.9 39 60 VFL Jul 20 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
17 H Carlton 4.311.616.918.12 120 WON Essendon 4.36.58.610.8 68 52 PRI Jul 27 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
18 H Carlton 2.411.916.1219.13 127 WON Sydney 5.18.211.514.9 93 34 PRI Aug 3 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
19 A Carlton 8.611.922.1023.15 153 WON Richmond 1.31.103.1211.14 80 73 MCG Aug 10 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
20 H Carlton 3.67.99.1312.15 87 WON Fitzroy 1.23.65.98.11 59 28 PRI Aug 17 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
21 A Carlton 0.46.89.1012.12 84 LOST Hawthorn 6.77.810.1315.17 107 -23 PRI Aug 24 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
22 H Carlton 7.49.612.812.9 81 WON Collingwood 3.08.58.811.9 75 6 VFL Aug 31 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
EF H Carlton 3.610.1014.1016.11 107 LOST North Melbourne 2.36.312.520.6 126 -19 VFL Sep 7 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
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1985 Player Stats

# Player GP K Avg H Avg D Avg M Avg HO Avg T Avg FF FA G Avg B TS
13 Aitken, Michael 1 4 4.0 5 5.0 9 9.0 2 2.0 0 0.0     2 1 0 0.0 0 0
31 Alvin, Tom 23 326 14.2 107 4.7 433 18.8 95 4.1 0 0.0     47 25 9 0.4 9 63
14 Ashman, Rod 19 298 15.7 74 3.9 372 19.6 65 3.4 0 0.0     32 40 34 1.8 15 219
21 Austin, Rod 8 63 7.9 14 1.8 77 9.6 13 1.6 0 0.0     9 7 0 0.0 1 1
20 Baynes, Rhett 11 53 4.8 35 3.2 88 8.0 39 3.5 47 4.3     15 18 6 0.5 5 41
8 Blackwell, Wayne 18 207 11.5 136 7.6 343 19.1 79 4.4 0 0.0     26 35 17 0.9 11 113
28 Buckley, Mark 1 2 2.0 2 2.0 4 4.0 0 0.0 0 0.0     0 1 0 0.0 0 0
16 Buckley, Jim 10 118 11.8 40 4.0 158 15.8 13 1.3 0 0.0     11 21 14 1.4 10 94
35 Dean, Peter 19 171 9.0 86 4.5 257 13.5 73 3.8 1 0.1     21 29 2 0.1 5 17
11 Doull, Bruce 3 23 7.7 9 3.0 32 10.7 4 1.3 0 0.0     6 2 0 0.0 0 0
27 English, Des 12 127 10.6 83 6.9 210 17.5 43 3.6 0 0.0     13 13 2 0.2 1 13
52 Gaghan, Neil 3 21 7.0 18 6.0 39 13.0 3 1.0 0 0.0     2 3 0 0.0 0 0
32 Glascott, David 17 196 11.5 133 7.8 329 19.4 57 3.4 0 0.0     32 13 9 0.5 5 59
37 Harmes, Wayne 19 184 9.7 79 4.2 263 13.8 88 4.6 1 0.1     33 20 13 0.7 20 98
24 Hartney, Brendan 7 63 9.0 40 5.7 103 14.7 26 3.7 0 0.0     10 6 0 0.0 1 1
12 Howell, Scott 1 5 5.0 4 4.0 9 9.0 2 2.0 0 0.0     1 2 0 0.0 0 0
9 Hunter, Ken 18 190 10.6 67 3.7 257 14.3 86 4.8 4 0.2     35 15 20 1.1 16 136
7 Johnston, Wayne 18 268 14.9 76 4.2 344 19.1 48 2.7 0 0.0     28 51 16 0.9 17 113
2 Jones, Warren 3 19 6.3 7 2.3 26 8.7 12 4.0 45 15.0     4 7 1 0.3 1 7
43 Kennedy, Michael 2 19 9.5 7 3.5 26 13.0 3 1.5 0 0.0     3 2 0 0.0 0 0
28 Kourkoumelis, Spiro 14 190 13.6 115 8.2 305 21.8 44 3.1 0 0.0     38 26 15 1.1 12 102
36 MacLure, Mark 20 235 11.8 75 3.8 310 15.5 127 6.4 4 0.2     28 42 48 2.4 35 323
44 Madden, Justin 20 224 11.2 105 5.3 329 16.5 135 6.8 275 13.8     80 57 12 0.6 6 78
25 Marchesani, Frank 3 13 4.3 7 2.3 20 6.7 1 0.3 0 0.0     4 4 1 0.3 1 7
34 Marcou, Alex 5 58 11.6 30 6.0 88 17.6 15 3.0 0 0.0     1 5 3 0.6 1 19
33 McConville, Peter 15 116 7.7 63 4.2 179 11.9 67 4.5 1 0.1     20 29 18 1.2 5 113
45 McKenzie, Warren 10 69 6.9 35 3.5 104 10.4 52 5.2 12 1.2     1 17 17 1.7 14 116
23 Meldrum, Paul 23 294 12.8 148 6.4 442 19.2 97 4.2 0 0.0     31 29 24 1.0 19 163
18 Montgomery, Allan 8 63 7.9 40 5.0 103 12.9 24 3.0 0 0.0     12 11 1 0.1 1 7
60 Muller, Ian 3 6 2.0 2 0.7 8 2.7 2 0.7 0 0.0     1 3 0 0.0 0 0
30 Murphy, Fraser 21 189 9.0 82 3.9 271 12.9 41 2.0 0 0.0     35 45 39 1.9 29 263
48 Nixon, Ricky 1 4 4.0 2 2.0 6 6.0 0 0.0 0 0.0     0 1 1 1.0 1 7
49 Ogier, Darren 3 14 4.7 4 1.3 18 6.0 4 1.3 0 0.0     5 3 4 1.3 3 27
15 Perovic, Val 2 20 10.0 5 2.5 25 12.5 6 3.0 1 0.5     0 0 0 0.0 0 0
22 Ralph, Warren 2 10 5.0 3 1.5 13 6.5 6 3.0 0 0.0     2 3 2 1.0 4 16
17 Reid Jnr, Bruce 14 98 7.0 83 5.9 181 12.9 32 2.3 0 0.0     20 17 1 0.1 2 8
26 Rhys-Jones, David 19 156 8.2 153 8.1 309 16.3 59 3.1 0 0.0     46 38 22 1.2 13 145
38 Robertson, Shane 9 75 8.3 37 4.1 112 12.4 16 1.8 0 0.0     5 11 2 0.2 4 16
41 Rohde, Peter 20 286 14.3 134 6.7 420 21.0 72 3.6 0 0.0     33 27 3 0.2 6 24
5 Sheldon, Ken 12 182 15.2 65 5.4 247 20.6 37 3.1 1 0.1     13 23 8 0.7 7 55
10 Shine, Brad 1 1 1.0 3 3.0 4 4.0 2 2.0 0 0.0     0 0 0 0.0 0 0
1 Silvagni, Stephen 17 133 7.8 61 3.6 194 11.4 61 3.6 0 0.0     27 19 1 0.1 0 6
39 Williams, Mark 5 25 5.0 14 2.8 39 7.8 13 2.6 0 0.0     1 6 2 0.4 2 14
Totals 460 4818 10.5 2288 5.0 7106 15.4 1664 3.6 392 0.9     733 727 367 0.8 282 2484
 

Footnotes

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