Carlton Blues

Carlton BluesThe Carlton Blues are one of the most successful clubs in the history of the AFL, having won the equal-most VFL/AFL premierships, 16, tied with bitter rivals Essendon. The team’s last premiership however came in 1995, and they have not been sighted at the top of the competition since the new millenium.

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Looking to continue their slow rise up the ladder in 2017, Carlton got off to a reasonable start before injuries to key players saw them struggle in the season’s second half. The Blues actually won one fewer game than they did in 2016, while also slipping from 14th to 16th.

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Senior coach: Brendon Bolton
Captain: Marc Muprhy
2017 finish: 16th
2017 best and fairest: Marc Murphy
2017 leading goalkicker: Levi Casboult (34)
Premierships: 1906, 1907, 1908, 1914, 1915, 1938, 1945, 1947, 1968, 1970, 1972, 1979, 1981, 1982, 1987, 1995

2017 Team List
Jack Silvangi, Marc Murphy, Bryce Gibbs, Sam Petrevski-Seton, Kade Simpson, Dylan Buckley, Matthew Kreuzer, Patrick Cripps, Harry McKay, Sam Kerridge, Blaine Boekhorst, Jed Lamb, Liam Jones, Sam Docherty, Billie Smedts, Sam Rowe, Kristian Jaksch, Liam Sumner, Lachie Plowman, Ciaran Sheehan, Caleb Marchblank, Jacob Weitering, Rhys Palmer, Zac Fisher, Harrison Macreadie, Dennis Armfield, David Cuningham, Cameron Polson, Charlie Curnrow, Tom Williamson, Nick Graham, Jarrod Pickett, Andrew Phillips, Ed Curnrow, Patrick Kerr, Daniel Gorringe, Ciaran Byrne, Dale Thomas, Jesse Glass-McCasker, Levi Casboult, Kym Lebois, Simon White, Alex Silvagni, Andrew Gallucci, Matthew Wright, Matt Korcheck

Sam Petrevski-Seton AFL Carlton Blues 2017

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Last updated: 12 October, 2017

Carlton Blues Articles

AFLW must believe in the future

AFLW must believe in the future

by , 14 Oct 2017

I’m not sure what’s going to happen in the AFLW draft, but I’m pretty sure Carlton are stuffed.

Crows won’t use pick bounty on Gibbs: Reid

Crows won’t use pick bounty on Gibbs: Reid

by , 13 Oct 2017

The Jake Lever trade has given Adelaide the ammunition, but the Crows maintain they won’t attempt to pull the trigger on an AFL trade for Carlton star Bryce Gibbs.

Crows cool on trade for Blues’ Gibbs

Crows cool on trade for Blues’ Gibbs

by , 10 Oct 2017

Carlton star Bryce Gibbs will almost certainly never play for Adelaide in the AFL.

Crows cool on trade for Blues’ Gibbs

Crows cool on trade for Blues’ Gibbs

by , 9 Oct 2017

Adelaide have ruled out making a fresh bid to tempt Carlton to part with star midfielder Bryce Gibbs at this year’s AFL trade period.

Nine South Australians the Crows should trade for instead of Bryce Gibbs

Nine South Australians the Crows should trade for instead of Bryce Gibbs

by , 6 Oct 2017 Popular article!

Bryce Gibbs’ hypothetical homecoming trade to the Adelaide Crows looks less and less likely now that Tom Rockliff and Devon Smith have said no to Carlton.

Trigg resigns as Carlton boss

by , 6 Oct 2017

Carlton chief executive Steven Trigg admits his surprise resignation on Thursday came earlier than he would have liked.

The Tom Rockliff decision – Carlton or Port Adelaide?

The Tom Rockliff decision – Carlton or Port Adelaide?

by , 3 Oct 2017

AFL free agency opens for 2017 on Friday, and while the year has seen the list of prospective free agents whittled down significantly, there are still some big names there, including former Brisbane Lions captain Tom Rockliff.

Carlton season review and possible trades 2017

Carlton season review and possible trades 2017

by , 20 Sep 2017

Carlton won less games than they won in 2016, however looked like a better side with plenty of excitement and developing youngsters. Here is my season review.

Blues sign Kreuzer, cull five others

Blues sign Kreuzer, cull five others

by , 1 Sep 2017

Carlton ruckman Matthew Kreuzer will be a Blue until at least the end of the 2019 AFL season after he signed a new two-year deal on Thursday.

Blues must bust a move to keep building

Blues must bust a move to keep building

by , 30 Aug 2017 Popular article!

The Carlton Blues are on the right path, but they face an active off-season that may prove difficult to navigate. Nail it, and it will be another step forward on the road to relevance.


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