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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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1987 Season (V/AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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Carlton's 1987 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 H Carlton 4.75.89.1115.14 104 LOST Hawthorn 5.410.918.1222.17 149 -45 PRI Mar 28 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
2 A Carlton 1.311.813.1516.18 114 WON Collingwood 5.16.110.317.5 107 7 VFL Apr 4 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
3 A Carlton 5.75.915.1518.19 127 WON Footscray 2.02.43.45.10 40 87 WES Apr 11 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
4 H Carlton 8.413.919.1229.17 191 WON West Coast 4.16.313.815.14 104 87 PRI Apr 18 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
5 H Carlton 2.69.713.1117.14 116 WON Essendon 1.44.56.69.8 62 54 VFL Apr 25 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
6 A Carlton 4.56.79.1012.15 87 LOST Sydney 7.310.912.1413.16 94 -7 SCG May 1 (Fri, 7:40) Scores
7 H Carlton 4.310.816.1422.18 150 WON Geelong 4.35.39.814.10 94 56 VFL May 9 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
8 A Carlton 5.49.1011.1415.15 105 WON North Melbourne 3.44.66.910.11 71 34 MCG May 17 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
9 H Carlton 0.43.88.1512.20 92 WON Fitzroy 1.56.118.139.16 70 22 PRI May 23 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
10 H Carlton 4.412.918.1527.22 184 WON Brisbane 5.28.511.812.9 81 103 PRI May 30 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
11 A Carlton 7.013.218.521.9 135 WON Melbourne 3.56.710.1113.12 90 45 MCG Jun 8 (Mon, 2:10) Scores
12 H Carlton 3.106.149.2212.25 97 WON St. Kilda 1.34.57.814.12 96 1 PRI Jun 13 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
13 A Carlton 1.21.64.66.7 43 WON Richmond 1.01.01.24.3 27 16 MCG Jun 20 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
14 A Carlton 3.27.59.612.7 79 LOST Hawthorn 1.63.78.712.8 80 -1 VFL Jun 27 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
15 H Carlton 5.312.917.1020.16 136 WON Collingwood 4.47.711.1415.22 112 24 MCG Jul 5 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
16 H Carlton 6.410.715.920.13 133 WON Footscray 1.14.27.412.6 78 55 PRI Jul 18 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
17 A Carlton 2.27.611.1015.14 104 LOST West Coast 7.58.910.1215.17 107 -3 WAC Jul 10 (Fri, 7:40) Scores
18 A Carlton 3.24.57.810.10 70 WON Essendon 2.15.27.710.9 69 1 VFL Aug 1 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
19 H Carlton 6.88.1011.1617.21 123 WON Sydney 1.46.67.68.7 55 68 PRI Aug 8 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
20 A Carlton 5.212.515.924.12 156 WON Geelong 5.36.510.913.10 88 68 KAR Aug 15 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
21 A Carlton 3.97.1211.1717.22 124 WON Fitzroy 4.46.810.1112.12 84 40 PRI Aug 22 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
22 H Carlton 3.55.615.820.9 129 WON North Melbourne 3.38.413.619.11 125 4 VFL Aug 29 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
2SF H Carlton 1.22.116.1211.14 80 WON Hawthorn 3.26.29.310.5 65 15 VFL Sep 12 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
GF H Carlton 3.56.810.1115.14 104 WON Hawthorn 4.24.97.139.17 71 33 MCG Sep 26 (Sat, 2:50) Scores
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1987 Player Stats

# Player GP K Avg H Avg D Avg M Avg HO Avg T Avg FF FA G Avg B TS
22 Aitken, Ian 16 156 9.8 54 3.4 210 13.1 48 3.0 1 0.1 9 0.6 16 26 4 0.3 4 28
31 Alvin, Tom 24 309 12.9 86 3.6 395 16.5 55 2.3 1 0.0 31 1.3 38 30 3 0.1 5 23
8 Blackwell, Wayne 3 22 7.3 10 3.3 32 10.7 2 0.7 0 0.0 1 0.3 5 4 1 0.3 0 6
21 Bradley, Craig 22 378 17.2 124 5.6 502 22.8 92 4.2 0 0.0 29 1.3 41 39 17 0.8 16 118
16 Buckley, Jim 2 16 8.0 2 1.0 18 9.0 1 0.5 0 0.0 4 2.0 1 0 1 0.5 0 6
35 Dean, Peter 19 111 5.8 118 6.2 229 12.1 54 2.8 1 0.1 21 1.1 34 17 2 0.1 4 16
3 Dennis, Richard 23 249 10.8 121 5.3 370 16.1 103 4.5 1 0.0 18 0.8 38 26 13 0.6 22 100
6 Dorotich, Jon 20 149 7.5 81 4.1 230 11.5 81 4.1 11 0.6 18 0.9 34 46 4 0.2 5 29
24 Dunlop, Jamie 3 15 5.0 5 1.7 20 6.7 6 2.0 17 5.7 3 1.0 1 5 0 0.0 0 0
15 Evans, Bernie 13 134 10.3 48 3.7 182 14.0 34 2.6 0 0.0 15 1.2 14 12 15 1.2 13 103
29 Gallagher, Michael 9 33 3.7 13 1.4 46 5.1 27 3.0 32 3.6 2 0.2 3 12 12 1.3 11 83
32 Glascott, David 24 322 13.4 224 9.3 546 22.8 87 3.6 0 0.0 37 1.5 55 34 13 0.5 7 85
12 Gleeson, Adrian 23 266 11.6 108 4.7 374 16.3 49 2.1 0 0.0 22 1.0 29 32 17 0.7 24 126
13 Hanna, Mil 8 51 6.4 19 2.4 70 8.8 11 1.4 0 0.0 6 0.8 9 8 9 1.1 6 60
25 Herman, Ian 3 22 7.3 16 5.3 38 12.7 2 0.7 0 0.0 6 2.0 4 12 1 0.3 1 7
9 Hunter, Ken 11 103 9.4 50 4.5 153 13.9 63 5.7 0 0.0 8 0.7 12 18 8 0.7 13 61
7 Johnston, Wayne 19 309 16.3 68 3.6 377 19.8 44 2.3 0 0.0 64 3.4 42 43 28 1.5 29 197
43 Kennedy, Michael 22 214 9.7 110 5.0 324 14.7 32 1.5 0 0.0 37 1.7 51 21 6 0.3 3 39
4 Kernahan, Stephen 24 275 11.5 89 3.7 364 15.2 177 7.4 33 1.4 41 1.7 46 59 73 3.0 50 488
44 Madden, Justin 23 184 8.0 111 4.8 295 12.8 99 4.3 415 18.0 15 0.7 58 63 20 0.9 10 130
48 Majerczak, Mark 2 7 3.5 4 2.0 11 5.5 3 1.5 0 0.0 4 2.0 1 1 1 0.5 1 7
45 McKenzie, Warren 13 62 4.8 67 5.2 129 9.9 44 3.4 5 0.4 6 0.5 18 12 6 0.5 2 38
23 Meldrum, Paul 20 176 8.8 133 6.7 309 15.5 65 3.3 0 0.0 14 0.7 25 32 22 1.1 14 146
2 Motley, Peter 6 68 11.3 32 5.3 100 16.7 27 4.5 0 0.0 9 1.5 4 14 3 0.5 5 23
30 Murphy, Fraser 16 124 7.8 56 3.5 180 11.3 26 1.6 0 0.0 19 1.2 14 17 24 1.5 11 155
17 Naley, Mark 20 265 13.3 122 6.1 387 19.4 38 1.9 0 0.0 25 1.3 21 25 24 1.2 22 166
34 Ogier, Darren 8 48 6.0 25 3.1 73 9.1 28 3.5 0 0.0 12 1.5 10 17 10 1.3 10 70
26 Rhys-Jones, David 20 172 8.6 166 8.3 338 16.9 64 3.2 0 0.0 21 1.1 51 32 7 0.4 4 46
38 Robertson, Shane 20 205 10.3 113 5.7 318 15.9 54 2.7 0 0.0 22 1.1 29 26 6 0.3 6 42
41 Rohde, Peter 7 72 10.3 23 3.3 95 13.6 20 2.9 0 0.0 10 1.4 4 6 1 0.1 0 6
18 Sartori, Peter 12 77 6.4 64 5.3 141 11.8 62 5.2 36 3.0 16 1.3 23 13 26 2.2 10 166
10 Shine, Brad 8 52 6.5 28 3.5 80 10.0 13 1.6 0 0.0 10 1.3 10 7 0 0.0 1 1
1 Silvagni, Stephen 15 99 6.6 54 3.6 153 10.2 50 3.3 1 0.1 21 1.4 21 19 24 1.6 9 153
14 Strauch, Dean 1 2 2.0 3 3.0 5 5.0 1 1.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 2 1 0 0.0 1 1
39 Williams, Mark 1 8 8.0 5 5.0 13 13.0 3 3.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 1 2 2.0 0 12
Totals 480 4755 9.9 2352 4.9 7107 14.8 1565 3.3 554 1.2 576 1.2 764 730 403 0.8 319 2737
 

Footnotes

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