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Key Facts

Full name
Joshua Carr

Known as
Josh Carr

29 April 1980 (age 43)

Age at first & last AFL game
First game: 20y 1d
Last game: 30y 87d

Height and weight
Height: 179 cm
Weight: 80 kg

Senior clubs
Port Adelaide; Fremantle

Jumper numbers
Port Adelaide: 25, 9, 2
Fremantle: 2

Recruited from
Port Adelaide (2005); Fremantle (2009)

Family links
Matthew Carr (Brother)

Josh Carr

ClubLeagueCareer spanGamesGoalsAvgWin %AKIAHBAMKBV
Port AdelaideAFL2000-2004, 2009-2010124650.5269%

AFL: 11,049th player to appear, 591st most games played, 995th most goals kickedPort Adelaide: 55th player to appear, 41st most games played, 39th most goals kickedFremantle: 113th player to appear, 60th most games played, 54th most goals kicked

Joshua "Josh" Carr played 207 games for Port Adelaide and Fremantle between 2000 and 2010. After originally being drafted by Port Adelaide and playing in their 2004 premiership side he returned to Western Australia to play with his brother Matthew Carr at Fremantle. At the end of the 2008 AFL season he announced that he wanted to leave Fremantle and return to Port Adelaide. He played his 200th game against Carlton on Round 20, 2009. He played his 207th and last game in Round 17, 2010 against the Adelaide Crows. He is currently an assistant coach at Port Adelaide.

In his first season he did not play a game due to injury. In 2001 he became one of Ports important players, winning the best team man award. In 2004 he was appointed Vice Captain alongside Warren Tredrea. He played in the 2004 Port Adelaide premiership team before announcing he wanted to join Fremantle in 2005 to play alongside brother Matthew Carr.

Port eventually traded him and he returned to Western Australia at the beginning of the 2005 season. A hard working player, he can play as a run-with player or as an inside midfielder who can cause great damage with his quick hands and ball-winning ability.

Carr was named as Fremantle's vice-captain for the 2007 & 2008 seasons. He won the Ross Glendinning medal in the second Western Derby of 2007, gathering 26 possessions and kicking three goals as Fremantle notched up their eighth win over West Coast.

During the 2008 he began to question his career at Fremantle due to his brothers retirement. At the end of the 2008 season, Carr told the club that he wanted to be traded back to Port Adelaide for personal reasons. He played 83 games for Fremantle in four seasons.

He was drafted at number 2 by the Power in the 2008 Pre-Season Draft and played his 200th game for them against Carlton in Round 20, 2009.

On 19 July 2010, Carr announced he would retire following Showdown XXIX at AAMI Stadium. He ended his career in a 19 point win over the Crows, marking an impressive 10–0 record in showdowns.

On 19 October 2011, Carr joined Port Adelaide as an assistant coach.



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