Carlton Blues

How Blues, Roos could land big fish

Playing in the AFL for the team you love is every footy fan’s dream.

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22 hours ago, Herald Sun, Carlton Blues

John Longmire surprised by Carlton fitness boss’ blunt public advice for Lance Franklin

Sydney coach John Longmire says it was “a bit surprising” to hear Carlton fitness boss Andrew Russell provide public advice for Lance Franklin following the superstar forward’s hamstring setback.

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1 day ago, Fox Sports, Carlton Blues, Sydney Swans

Cripps ready for Blues to deliver

Cripps ready for Blues to deliver

Carlton star Patrick Cripps in action against the Western Bulldogs in Round 5. (Sports Media Image/Marcel Berens) CARLTON co-captain Patrick Cripps has called on the Blues to deliver on their potential but played down any perceived advantage of spending the first month of the AFL season restart in Victoria. The...

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1 day ago, K-Rock Football, Carlton Blues

"I want to play finals footy”: Blues star’s burning ambition

Carlton co-captain Patrick Cripps is determined to lead the Blues to a first finals appearance since 2013. Speaking to reporters on Monday, Cripps is encouraged by the profile of Carlton’s list and urged his teammates to let their “actions do the talking”. "I want to play finals footy, there's...

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1 day ago, SEN, Carlton Blues

Carlton to pay tribute to members with special match-day guernsey

Carlton will pay tribute to its members after they stood by the club during tough times.

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1 day ago, Fox Sports, Carlton Blues

Blues forego sponsor dollars to honour members

Carlton is turning its back on much-needed finance to reward the loyalty of its members.

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1 day ago, Herald Sun, Carlton Blues

‘We are a different group’: Key Blue’s restart warning

Carlton’s leadership core is “sick of not winning games of footy” and has helped drive an across-the-board improvement in training standards and skills, according to the Blues’ head of performance Andrew Russell.

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3 days ago, Herald Sun, Carlton Blues

AFL top 100: Round 2, Carlton versus Melbourne

The twilight game on the Saturday when AFL footy returns is between two of the original VFL clubs, Carlton and Melbourne. And while both have had some finals success in the last decade, it is now a significant period of time since either team raised the premiership cup after the last game of the year. Both...

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4 days ago, The Roar, Carlton Blues

Blues will maintain "advantage" in 2021 regardless of salary cap cuts

Carlton will maintain its ability to pay 105 per cent of the salary cap next year regardless of what slashes are made by the AFL in 2020. The COVID-19 crisis looks likely to lead to a reduced salary cap going forward, with Western Bulldogs president Peter Gordon saying it will be at least a 20 per cent...

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5 days ago, SEN, Carlton Blues

Carlton’s perfect set-up, Dogs doomed: How key AFL fixture quirk affects every club

When the AFL fixture was revealed on Monday, a number of quirks stood out. But there was one little discussed theory which could leave a number of teams worried ahead of the season restart.

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6 days ago, Fox Sports, Carlton Blues, Western Bulldogs

Every AFL club’s Team of the Century: Adelaide, Brisbane, Carlton

We've picked the best 22-man sides for the Crows, Lions and Blues since 2000 ? The post Every AFL club’s Team of the Century: Adelaide, Brisbane, Carlton appeared first on Zero Hanger.

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6 days ago, Zero Hanger, Brisbane Lions, Carlton Blues

Star Hawk and Blues ruckman suffer injury blows as contact training returns

Hawthorn star Jaeger O’Meara has suffered a face fracture during the club’s first contact training session following the COVID-19 shutdown. The Hawks vice-captain, who played in his side’s round one win over Brisbane in March, was sent for scans immediately following the incident. Football boss Graham...

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6 days ago, SEN, Carlton Blues

The 20 greatest University Blues

University Blues have spent more seasons in the top division of the VAFA than any other team in the past 50 years, but despite 21 finals appearances in those 44 seasons in Premier Grade, the 2019 premiership was only their second in that span.

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6 days ago, Herald Sun, Carlton Blues

O'Meara, young Blue injured as players return to contact training

Hawthorn star Jaeger O'Meara has been hurt at training while an emerging Carlton ruckman will spend time on the sidelines with an ankle complaint.

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1 week ago, The Age, Carlton Blues

‘It was real’: Tim Watson maintains ex-Port captain Ollie Wines did talk to Blues, Bombers about a trade

Essendon great Tim Watson has stood by his report former Port Adelaide co-captain Ollie Wines considered leaving the club last year, after Power coach Ken Hinkley scoffed at the claims.

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1 week ago, Fox Sports, Carlton Blues, Essendon Bombers

Carlton premiership star opens up on son’s rare condition

Carlton premiership player David Rhys-Jones has told of living with his teenage son Cooper’s rare genetic disorder.

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1 week ago, Herald Sun, Carlton Blues

Four burning questions for Carlton ahead of the AFL restart

Footy’s almost back, and I’ll be putting forth four burning questions for each of the AFL’s 18 clubs ahead of the June 11 restart. It’s Carlton going under the spotlight today. With the equal longest active grand final appearance drought, this dark chapter in an otherwise glittering...

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1 week ago, The Roar, Carlton Blues

Blues veteran reveals plans for playing future

Carlton veteran Kade Simpson is refusing to put an “end date” on his AFL career, but has vowed to play every match as if it’s his last once the season is rebooted in June.

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1 week ago, Herald Sun, Carlton Blues

Docherty provides update on injured Blue Kreuzer

Carlton veteran Matthew Kreuzer is in good spirits at home, but is set to miss most of the 2020 season. The ruckman fractured a bone in his foot in the club’s Round 1 loss to Richmond and had surgery in the following week. Blues skipper Sam Docherty said Kreuzer is a chance to play late in the season. “He’s...

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1 week ago, SEN, Carlton Blues

Who should be on the Carlton Blues' Mount Rushmore?

Bob Murphy and Andy Maher have named their ‘Mount Rushmore’ for Carlton. For those unaware, they are ranking the top four people (players, coaches or others) who symbolise the heart, soul and the spirit, those who have ignited the imagination and enhanced the foundation of the clubs they have represented...

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1 week ago, SEN, Carlton Blues

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