Carlton Blues

Last updated: 20 February, 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

The ten best Round 1 games from the past ten years

The ten best Round 1 games from the past ten years

by , 24 Mar 2017

There is perhaps no better feeling for all footy fans than when the umpire holds the ball aloft in the middle of the MCG on a Thursday night as the iconic sound of the siren reverberates around the arena.

Highlights: Hey Prestia! Martin magic wins it for Richmond

Highlights: Hey Prestia! Martin magic wins it for Richmond

by , 23 Mar 2017 Video

The Richmond Tigers have kicked their 2017 season off in style, riding a monumental effort from superstar midfielder Dustin Martin to defeat the Carlton Blues by 43 points in the first game of the season.

Carlton Blues vs Richmond Tigers Highlights: AFL live scores, blog

Carlton Blues vs Richmond Tigers Highlights: AFL live scores, blog

by , 23 Mar 2017 Popular article! Video

Match result: The Richmond Tigers have kicked their 2017 season off in style, riding a monumental effort from superstar midfielder Dustin Martin to defeat the Carlton Blues by 43 points in the first game of the season.

Carlton vs Richmond: Opening Night Forecast

Carlton vs Richmond: Opening Night Forecast

by , 23 Mar 2017

No more broken hand stories. No more 11-year-old illicit drugs stories. No more Comeback Stories. No more previews, predictions and prattling. Let’s go.

Round 1 AFL Teams: New faces aplenty for Carlton, Richmond

Round 1 AFL Teams: New faces aplenty for Carlton, Richmond

by , 22 Mar 2017

There’ll be no shortage of new faces donning their colours for the first time on Thursday night when the Carlton Blues host the Richmond Tigers in the opening match of the 2017 AFL season.

Carlton’s rebuild is starting from weak foundations

Carlton’s rebuild is starting from weak foundations

by , 22 Mar 2017

Robert Walls once said the thing that made Carlton what it was, was its striving for excellence and the undesirable urge to do whatever it takes to win.

Carlton and Brisbane play out a thrilling draw to wrap AFLW

Carlton and Brisbane play out a thrilling draw to wrap AFLW

by , 20 Mar 2017

What a way to finish off the home-and-away season of the inaugural AFLW competition, as Carlton came back from four goals down in the fourth quarter to snatch two points off Brisbane in a thrilling encounter.

Blues storm home to snatch AFLW draw

Blues storm home to snatch AFLW draw

by , 19 Mar 2017

Carlton have stormed back in the last quarter to snatch a draw against top side Brisbane in the AFLW.

Carlton Blues vs Brisbane Lions: AFLW live scores, blog

Carlton Blues vs Brisbane Lions: AFLW live scores, blog

by , 19 Mar 2017

Match result: The Carlton Blues ended their AFLW season by striking late to claim a draw with the undefeated Brisbane Lions on Sunday afternoon.

Kick to Kick: Who won the Chris Judd trade?

Kick to Kick: Who won the Chris Judd trade?

by , 14 Mar 2017

Welcome to ‘Kick to Kick’, where two writers have it out over football’s most contentious topics. This week, we’re going back to 2008.


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