Carlton Blues

Blues defender Tom Williamson to step away from football for 2022

The Carlton Football Club has announced that defender Tom Williamson will not play football again in 2022. The Blues made the announcement via a statement on Saturday afternoon. “The Carlton Football Club can confirm it has been having ongoing discussions with Tom Williamson since he undertook a leave...

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2 hours ago, SEN, Carlton Blues

Carlton implored to add “layers” to Walsh’s game for further future success

Five-time All-Australian Brad Johnson believes now is the time for Carlton to begin working on the next phase of Sam Walsh’s development. The 2018 No.1 Draft pick has lived up to any and all expectations, quickly becoming one of the game’s elite midfielders. Carlton’s stacked on-ball unit has often seen...

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5 hours ago, SEN, Carlton Blues

Carlton forward urged to stop playing for free kicks

AFL great Brad Johnson believes Harry McKay played for several free kicks on Friday night against St Kilda, urging him to be stronger in contests moving forward. The 24-year-old star forward received three free kicks in Carlton’s 15-point loss against the Saints, kicking two goals playing on Josh Battle. Johnson...

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7 hours ago, SEN, Carlton Blues

‘Going to hit one in 20’: Star’s snap preference questioned as odd anomaly costs Blues

Carlton coach Michael Voss and several Fox Footy pundits have lamented the Blues’ costly inefficiency in front of goal as they face the possibility of slipping to seventh by round’s end.

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11 hours ago, Fox Sports, Carlton Blues

‘Reeks of arrogance’: Blues coach plays down ‘one-dimensional’ stat after shock loss

Carlton coach Michael Voss has played down concerns about the side’s clearance slump, saying to expect dominance in the centre every week “reeks of arrogance”.

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18 hours ago, Fox Sports, Carlton Blues

Saints land HUGE upset over Blues

AFL: St Kilda have snapped their losing streak with a huge win over Carlton at Marvel stadium.

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18 hours ago, Herald Sun, Carlton Blues, St Kilda Saints

AFL Friday Footy Fix: Voss’ first blunder costs wayward Blues as Ratten’s masterclass sparks Saints to life

When Dan Butler and Hunter Clark clashed heads deep into the final term, with St Kilda just clinging to the lead against a surging Carlton, Saints fans would have been forgiven for thinking their club was cursed. A similar dire run with injury had ruined their chances against Brisbane a month ago,...

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19 hours ago, The Roar, Carlton Blues, St Kilda Saints

Brave St Kilda upset Carlton to keep finals hopes alive

St Kilda have handed Carlton their first defeat at Marvel Stadium in 2022 in a clash where the lead changed eight times.

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19 hours ago, The Age, Carlton Blues, St Kilda Saints

AFL Round 16 – Carlton vs. St Kilda

ST KILDA is back in the AFL finals hunt, snapping a three-game losing streak by downing Carlton by 15 points in a dramatic contest at Marvel Stadium. Humbled by consecutive insipid efforts as they dropped out of the top-eight, the desperate Saints responded in ferocious fashion on Friday night by outworking...

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20 hours ago, K-Rock Football, Carlton Blues, St Kilda Saints

Impressive Saints secure much-needed win as wayward Blues shoot themselves in the foot

St Kilda has snapped a three-game losing streak with a 15-point win over Carlton in a performance which renews Saints fans' confidence for a top eight spot. Coming off their worst month of the season and facing a tough run home, St Kilda had plenty of doubters coming into the clash at Marvel Stadium....

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20 hours ago, SEN, Carlton Blues, St Kilda Saints

AFL 2022 Round 16 LIVE: Carlton Blues host St Kilda Saints in front of sold-out Marvel Stadium crowd

St Kilda are fighting to keep their finals hopes alive, but they come up against the Carlton Blues, who are in form and will have a sold-out crowd behind them in this Friday night clash at Marvel Stadium.

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22 hours ago, The Age, Carlton Blues, St Kilda Saints

Live AFL 2022, Carlton Blues vs St Kilda Saints, Round 16: Live scores, updates, stats, video, stream, result, news, blog

Carlton and St Kilda sit two games apart on the AFL ladder, but the sides’ seasons could not be more differently placed heading into Friday night’s game at Marvel Stadium.

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1 day ago, Fox Sports, Carlton Blues, St Kilda Saints

Carlton in “tricky spot” but have “plenty of scope” to keep list together

Carlton CEO Brian Cook admitted this week that the club faces a “challenge” in regards to their list and salary cap management. The likes of Harry McKay, Charlie Curnow and Tom De Koning all come out of contract in 2023 and it is expected by some that they will need to be paid handsomely to remain at...

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1 day ago, SEN, Carlton Blues

Big Blue issue but Saints giving star ‘no chance’; have sleeping Swans awakened? The Blowtorch

Can an undermanned Carlton defence stifle the one player “no one can stop”?

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2 days ago, Fox Sports, Carlton Blues, St Kilda Saints

‘Best team to watch’: Blues’ parallels with premiers

Is Carlton the most watchable team in the competition right now?

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2 days ago, Herald Sun, Carlton Blues

How Carlton's injury crisis could hold them in good stead long term

Carlton had enough players on their injury list to build a starting 18 coming into this week – and, well, we did. But with crisis comes opportunity and multiple Blues have made huge strides that may hold the club in good stead for years to come. Ruckman Tom De Koning is seemingly emerging before our...

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3 days ago, SEN, Carlton Blues

Blues chief’s AFL CEO preference, endorses Tasmania’s licence bid

Carlton chief executive Brian Cook has outlined his preferred candidate to replace Gillon McLachlan as AFL CEO. Cook would like to see someone from one of the 18 clubs succeed McLachlan in the league’s top job. Richmond CEO Brendon Gale and Western Bulldogs president Kylie Watson-Wheeler are two names...

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3 days ago, SEN, Carlton Blues

The four areas that have turned things around at Carlton according to CEO

Carlton CEO Brian Cook has identified four key areas where things have improved for the club in 2022. The Blues are sitting fifth on the ladder with a 10-4 record on the back of a powerful 31-point win over top-four side Fremantle last weekend. The club has been languishing outside the top eight for...

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3 days ago, SEN, Carlton Blues

The Carlton success story that proves Clarkson isn’t the man for every job

Alastair Clarkson was the best coach in the game, but clubs shouldn’t walk blindly towards him for his previous achievements. There have been examples this year where the younger coaches have excelled. Craig McRae is doing a great job. Sam Mitchell has shown plenty of positives despite Ben McEvoy,...

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3 days ago, The Roar, Carlton Blues

Blues’ plan to attack ‘challenging’ but ‘doable’ scenario; Eagles star insists he won’t be trade bait: Trade Whispers

Carlton’s boss says the club faces a “challenging” but “doable” list management situation.

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3 days ago, Fox Sports, Carlton Blues

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