Carlton Blues

Last updated: 30 March, 2017

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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Carlton surprised everyone in the first half of 2016, winning six of their first eleven games after managing just four the previous season. But the second half of the year yielded just one more win as they finished, rather disappointingly, in 14th.

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Senior coach: Brendon Bolton
Captain: Marc Muprhy
2016 finish: 14th
2016 best and fairest: Sam Docherty
2016 leading goalkicker: Matthew Wright (22)
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

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Carlton Blues Articles

Carlton to stick on rebuild course: Bolton

Carlton to stick on rebuild course: Bolton

by , 22 Apr 2017 Video

Carlton’s latest hammering won’t sway Brendon Bolton from his course to rebuild the club, the coach insists.

Port Adelaide Power vs Carlton Blues: AFL live scores, blog

Port Adelaide Power vs Carlton Blues: AFL live scores, blog

by , 21 Apr 2017 Video

The Port Adelaide Power will look to reassert their claim as a genuine finals contender in 2017 as they take on the Carlton Blues at Adelaide Oval tonight. Join The Roar for live scores from the match and a live blog of the game, starting from 7:50pm AEST.

Port Adelaide vs Carlton: Friday Night Forecast

Port Adelaide vs Carlton: Friday Night Forecast

by , 21 Apr 2017

An unusually low profile Friday night this week, as the Port Adelaide Power host the Carlton Blues. Neither team made the top eight last year, making it one of two such Friday night match ups.

Crystal ball Blues for Carlton

Crystal ball Blues for Carlton

by , 18 Apr 2017

In 2015 favourite son Stephen Silvagni returned to Carlton Football Club in the role of List Manager with the task of rebuilding what most pundits felt was one of the weakest playing lists in the AFL.

Lynch leads sizzling Suns to victory

Lynch leads sizzling Suns to victory

by , 15 Apr 2017

Gold Coast’s season is back on track as a bag of seven goals from co-captain Tom Lynch put an inaccurate Carlton to the sword at Etihad Stadium.

Carlton Blues vs Gold Coast Suns highlights: AFL live scores, blog

Carlton Blues vs Gold Coast Suns highlights: AFL live scores, blog

by , 15 Apr 2017

Match result: A career-best seven goals from Tom J Lynch has seen the Gold Coast Suns take their second win of the year, over the Carlton Blues.

Is it Carlton’s year to have a rising star winner?

Is it Carlton’s year to have a rising star winner?

by , 14 Apr 2017

Carlton’s newest recruits have begun their inaugural season in the navy blue with a bang.

Blues upset Bombers in the wet 57-42

Blues upset Bombers in the wet 57-42

by , 9 Apr 2017

Carlton hit the scoreboard for the first time this season after holding off the Bombers in treacherous conditions at the MCG.

Carlton Blues vs Essendon Bombers Highlights: AFL live scores, blog

Carlton Blues vs Essendon Bombers Highlights: AFL live scores, blog

by , 9 Apr 2017 Popular article!

Match result: Carlton hit the scoreboard for the first time this season after holding off the Bombers in treacherous conditions at the MCG.

The ten best Round 3 games from the past ten years

The ten best Round 3 games from the past ten years

by , 8 Apr 2017

Welcome to another edition of my weekly article where I take trip down memory lane and revisit some of the classic AFL matches that correspond with the upcoming round.


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