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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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1989 Season (V/AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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Carlton's 1989 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 H Carlton 1.22.68.1010.13 73 LOST Footscray 5.39.617.1319.18 132 -59 PRI Apr 1 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
2 A Carlton 2.27.310.913.14 92 LOST St. Kilda 3.47.109.1513.18 96 -4 MOO Apr 8 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
3 A Carlton 2.54.75.99.10 64 LOST Geelong 0.63.109.1316.21 117 -53 KAR Apr 16 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
4 H Carlton 3.47.118.1515.20 110 LOST Essendon 5.211.516.821.12 138 -28 PRI Apr 25 (Tue, 2:10) Scores
5 A Carlton 6.17.39.910.11 71 LOST Hawthorn 5.68.1014.1218.17 125 -54 VFL Apr 29 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
6 H Carlton 4.310.611.1015.12 102 WON Richmond 4.26.78.119.12 66 36 VFL May 6 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
7 A Carlton 1.04.57.1011.14 80 LOST Melbourne 5.77.811.1112.14 86 -6 MCG May 13 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
8 H Carlton 4.27.39.812.8 80 LOST Collingwood 4.27.710.916.13 109 -29 VFL May 20 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
9 H Carlton 5.415.719.924.15 159 WON Fitzroy 3.44.814.1118.14 122 37 PRI May 27 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
10 H Carlton 5.49.614.1117.13 115 LOST Brisbane 3.410.413.818.10 118 -3 PRI Jun 3 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
11 A Carlton 3.37.69.1112.13 85 WON Sydney 2.25.47.78.9 57 28 SCG Jun 9 (Fri, 7:40) Scores
12 H Carlton 3.24.75.87.9 51 WON North Melbourne 2.62.64.95.10 40 11 PRI Jun 17 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
13 H Carlton 1.13.46.79.10 64 WON West Coast 1.43.54.95.11 41 23 PRI Jun 24 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
14 A Carlton 0.14.35.38.10 58 LOST Essendon 4.36.58.69.7 61 -3 VFL Jul 8 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
15 A Carlton 2.16.211.515.6 96 WON Collingwood 3.55.128.1612.18 90 6 VFL Jul 15 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
16 A Carlton 1.42.65.86.10 46 DRAW Footscray 1.53.73.86.10 46 0 WES Jul 22 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
17 H Carlton 6.58.811.1315.16 106 WON Melbourne 0.63.105.1810.19 79 27 PRI Jul 29 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
18 H Carlton 2.05.39.414.6 90 LOST Hawthorn 6.29.512.714.11 95 -5 VFL Aug 5 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
19 A Carlton 3.58.59.1015.14 104 WON Richmond 1.33.57.811.10 76 28 VFL Aug 11 (Fri, 7:40) Scores
20 H Carlton 5.110.413.620.13 133 WON St. Kilda 7.19.515.820.12 132 1 PRI Aug 19 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
21 A Carlton 1.06.39.910.12 72 LOST West Coast 5.411.815.1421.22 148 -76 SUB Aug 27 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
22 A Carlton 2.23.46.810.10 70 LOST Brisbane 1.25.910.1115.15 105 -35 CRR Sep 3 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
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1989 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 15 127 8.5 40 2.7 167 11.1 39 2.6 3 0.2 20 1.3 18 18 3 0.2 0 18
31 Alvin, Tom 16 207 12.9 64 4.0 271 16.9 68 4.3 0 0.0 22 1.4 29 15 4 0.3 1 25
8 Blackwell, Wayne 9 118 13.1 52 5.8 170 18.9 34 3.8 1 0.1 11 1.2 10 10 2 0.2 5 17
21 Bradley, Craig 21 320 15.2 128 6.1 448 21.3 68 3.2 5 0.2 32 1.5 50 35 16 0.8 12 108
20 Brown, Fraser 7 69 9.9 25 3.6 94 13.4 19 2.7 0 0.0 18 2.6 2 7 1 0.1 5 11
40 Butts, Gerard 2 12 6.0 6 3.0 18 9.0 10 5.0 8 4.0 1 0.5 1 1 0 0.0 1 1
5 Da Rui, Steve 12 121 10.1 56 4.7 177 14.8 28 2.3 1 0.1 23 1.9 16 19 2 0.2 3 15
35 Dean, Peter 11 79 7.2 45 4.1 124 11.3 31 2.8 3 0.3 21 1.9 23 11 0 0.0 5 5
3 Dennis, Richard 12 90 7.5 46 3.8 136 11.3 47 3.9 2 0.2 11 0.9 11 20 10 0.8 8 68
6 Dorotich, Jon 17 141 8.3 41 2.4 182 10.7 79 4.6 26 1.5 23 1.4 24 42 23 1.4 12 150
24 Dunlop, Jamie 1 7 7.0 4 4.0 11 11.0 1 1.0 2 2.0 0 0.0 3 6 0 0.0 0 0
2 Fotia, Dominic 3 12 4.0 9 3.0 21 7.0 3 1.0 0 0.0 9 3.0 1 2 0 0.0 0 0
29 Gallagher, Michael 7 22 3.1 18 2.6 40 5.7 15 2.1 47 6.7 6 0.9 5 8 5 0.7 1 31
36 Garvey, Michael 1 4 4.0 4 4.0 8 8.0 1 1.0 0 0.0 1 1.0 1 1 0 0.0 0 0
32 Glascott, David 3 40 13.3 39 13.0 79 26.3 13 4.3 0 0.0 8 2.7 7 1 2 0.7 0 12
12 Gleeson, Adrian 21 289 13.8 121 5.8 410 19.5 59 2.8 0 0.0 42 2.0 39 18 21 1.0 13 139
13 Hanna, Mil 20 254 12.7 101 5.1 355 17.8 97 4.9 1 0.1 31 1.6 29 14 4 0.2 7 31
11 Hawker, Glenn 8 112 14.0 49 6.1 161 20.1 27 3.4 0 0.0 12 1.5 4 11 4 0.5 4 28
25 Herman, Ian 18 231 12.8 101 5.6 332 18.4 49 2.7 0 0.0 43 2.4 19 40 15 0.8 15 105
9 Hunter, Ken 5 40 8.0 13 2.6 53 10.6 20 4.0 0 0.0 4 0.8 12 2 1 0.2 1 7
7 Johnston, Wayne 11 119 10.8 29 2.6 148 13.5 17 1.5 0 0.0 21 1.9 26 12 1 0.1 6 12
43 Kennedy, Michael 17 148 8.7 44 2.6 192 11.3 33 1.9 0 0.0 22 1.3 41 12 0 0.0 0 0
4 Kernahan, Stephen 22 298 13.5 64 2.9 362 16.5 180 8.2 39 1.8 28 1.3 52 49 59 2.7 40 394
28 Kernahan, David 1 16 16.0 3 3.0 19 19.0 7 7.0 0 0.0 1 1.0 2 2 0 0.0 0 0
44 Madden, Justin 19 168 8.8 70 3.7 238 12.5 90 4.7 327 17.2 15 0.8 38 61 5 0.3 6 36
33 Majerczak, Mark 3 26 8.7 2 0.7 28 9.3 7 2.3 0 0.0 6 2.0 1 4 5 1.7 3 33
48 Matthews, Ashley 5 44 8.8 12 2.4 56 11.2 18 3.6 4 0.8 3 0.6 6 4 1 0.2 1 7
45 McKenzie, Warren 18 124 6.9 57 3.2 181 10.1 49 2.7 1 0.1 19 1.1 30 11 1 0.1 1 7
47 McKinnon, Andrew 8 60 7.5 30 3.8 90 11.3 6 0.8 0 0.0 10 1.3 6 7 3 0.4 3 21
23 Meldrum, Paul 11 134 12.2 62 5.6 196 17.8 23 2.1 1 0.1 14 1.3 8 21 5 0.5 5 35
53 Minton-Connell, Simon 1 1 1.0 0 0.0 1 1.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0
30 Murphy, Fraser 10 65 6.5 33 3.3 98 9.8 13 1.3 0 0.0 20 2.0 9 9 11 1.1 7 73
17 Naley, Mark 16 227 14.2 90 5.6 317 19.8 29 1.8 0 0.0 39 2.4 26 41 22 1.4 8 140
41 O'Sullivan, Luke 9 84 9.3 36 4.0 120 13.3 9 1.0 0 0.0 14 1.6 11 13 4 0.4 4 28
27 Payne, Paul 5 27 5.4 3 0.6 30 6.0 3 0.6 0 0.0 3 0.6 2 8 0 0.0 0 0
19 Phillips, Andrew 12 99 8.3 18 1.5 117 9.8 17 1.4 0 0.0 24 2.0 11 13 8 0.7 7 55
49 Poursanidis, Phillip 1 1 1.0 0 0.0 1 1.0 1 1.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0.0 1 1
26 Rhys-Jones, David 16 129 8.1 143 8.9 272 17.0 69 4.3 1 0.1 27 1.7 33 26 2 0.1 3 15
38 Robertson, Shane 16 155 9.7 91 5.7 246 15.4 42 2.6 0 0.0 20 1.3 26 20 1 0.1 0 6
18 Sartori, Peter 5 23 4.6 20 4.0 43 8.6 22 4.4 13 2.6 4 0.8 4 5 4 0.8 2 26
1 Silvagni, Stephen 6 50 8.3 18 3.0 68 11.3 24 4.0 0 0.0 10 1.7 14 9 8 1.3 8 56
14 Strauch, Dean 2 10 5.0 2 1.0 12 6.0 1 0.5 0 0.0 0 0.0 2 0 0 0.0 0 0
15 Verbeek, Simon 15 132 8.8 58 3.9 190 12.7 73 4.9 1 0.1 25 1.7 18 20 23 1.5 12 150
46 White, Peter 2 11 5.5 6 3.0 17 8.5 3 1.5 0 0.0 3 1.5 2 1 1 0.5 0 6
Totals 440 4446 10.1 1853 4.2 6299 14.3 1444 3.3 486 1.1 666 1.5 672 629 277 0.6 210 1872
 

Footnotes

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