Carlton Blues

Blues counting the cost of three hamstring injuries following Crows loss

A six-week hamstring injury for Carlton speedster Adam Saad headlines a trio of soft tissue setbacks for the Blues after being handed their first defeat of 2024 in Round 5. None of Saad or Mitch McGovern could finish off the game in the two-point loss, while Adam Cerra was a late withdrawal from the...

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1 week ago, SEN, Adelaide Crows, Carlton Blues

Blues’ savage blows for ladder leader showdown; more Dogs shocks coming? AFL Team Tips

After an action-packed round five, the attention quickly turns to another weekend of footy, with some big decisions on the cards.

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1 week ago, Fox Sports, Carlton Blues, Western Bulldogs

Reality check or learning experience? League’s hardest fixture set to challenge Blues over next five weeks

No team has a harder fixture than Carlton in the coming five weeks. The Blues’ first loss of the season, coming against Adelaide on Saturday, leaves Michael Voss’ side with a 4-1 record. And while it’s been an impressive start to the season, plenty will be said about Carlton with five blockbusters...

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1 week ago, SEN, Carlton Blues

Four Points: Beveridge’s Bulldogs out of tune; Hawks reach a 54-year low; Blues beware

Luke Beveridge continues to trial new material, but after the loss to Essendon the fans are yet to be convinced.

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1 week ago, The Age, Carlton Blues, Hawthorn Hawks, Western Bulldogs

Pies edge Blues in thriller as Roos and Cats also pick up VFL wins

Round 3 of the 2024 VFL season is complete with three games taking place on Sunday. The first match of the day took place at Arden St Oval with North Melbourne beating Brisbane 76-75 thanks to a Sam Lowson game-winner. The margin never got out past a three-goal lead to either side with nine lead changes...

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1 week ago, SEN, Carlton Blues, Collingwood Magpies, Geelong Cats

Trio of key Carlton players hamstrung

The Blues' injury woes were compounded on Saturday.

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1 week ago, Zero Hanger, Carlton Blues

‘Haven’t felt this way for a while’: Blues lament late-game performance as coach quizzed over curious review

Carlton coach Michael Voss says he hopes the contentious review decision that denied Matthew Owies a goal in the Blues’ shock two-point loss to Adelaide was correct.

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1 week ago, Fox Sports, Carlton Blues

Voss philosophical about score review drama as Carlton drop thriller to Crows

Bitterly disappointed Carlton coach Michael Voss said he assumes the score review process arrived at the correct decision in a controversial call late the third quarter that denied the Blues a goal.

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1 week ago, The Age, Adelaide Crows, Carlton Blues

Grading every player in Adelaide's upset win over the Blues

Adelaide has won their first game of the season in he biggest upset of 2024, narrowly edging out the formally unbeaten Carlton 16.4 (100) to 14.14 (98) at Marvel Stadium. It was a strong start for Adelaide, defending the ground well and transitioning forward with ease. Led by Ben Keays and Taylor Walker,...

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1 week ago, SEN, Carlton Blues

LATE OUT: Carlton vs Adelaide – Round 5, 2024

LATE OUT: Carlton and Adelaide have finalised their lineups for the match at Marvel Stadium. Who are you tipping to win?

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1 week ago, Zero Hanger, Carlton Blues

Blues forced into a late change with midfielder's hamstring concern

Carlton’s plans of keeping its unbeaten streak to start the season alive have suffered a minor blow, with midfielder Adam Cerra a late withdrawal ahead of Round 5. Cerra was withdrawn an hour before the clash with a hamstring concern ahead of the Blues' clash with the Adelaide Crows. It’s unclear...

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1 week ago, SEN, Carlton Blues

Unbeaten Blues eye statement win to turn up heat on under-fire Crows coach: LIVE AFL

Undefeated Carlton and winless Adelaide do battle in an intriguing fixture between two sides at opposite ends of the AFL spectrum at Marvel Stadium on Saturday afternoon.

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1 week ago, Fox Sports, Adelaide Crows, Carlton Blues

How an aborted trade, COVID and a coach’s call turned this Blue’s career around

Hard work and sliding doors have led Mitch McGovern to finding his niche at Carlton.

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1 week ago, The Age, Carlton Blues

Blues coach excited to have star midfielder back in the mix, addresses clearance struggles

A trio of milestones for Carlton will be celebrated when it faces Adelaide at a sold out Marvel Stadium on Saturday afternoon. Reigning Gary Ayres medallist Sam Walsh will notch up 100 AFL games, match-winning winger Blake Acres brings up his 150th , while coach Michael Voss combines an AFL playing...

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1 week ago, SEN, Carlton Blues

Carlton buoyed by Walsh return but looking at “bigger picture” amid midfield struggles

Sam Walsh will return from a back injury to play his first game of 2024.

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1 week ago, Zero Hanger, Carlton Blues

Blues welcome back key cog

Carlton has included Sam Walsh for his first game this year since dealing with a back injury, while the Dogs drop a star.

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1 week ago, The Age, Carlton Blues

AFL Teams – Round 5 – Walsh returns for Blues

MELBOURNE v BRISBANE LIONS Thursday April 11, 7:30pm at the MCG DEMONS B: T. Rivers, S. May, T. McDonald HB: B. Howes, J. Lever, J. McVee C: E. Langdon, C. Petracca, A. Neal-Bullen HF: J. Billings, H. Petty, K. Tholstrup F: J.van Rooyen, B. Fritsch, T. Sparrow FOLL: M. Gawn – C, J. Viney, C. Oliver I/C:...

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1 week ago, Big Footy, Carlton Blues

TEAMS | Blues' big boost, Power bulls return, another veteran dropped at the Bulldogs

The teams are in for the weekend and Carlton fans are rejoicing with the news Sam Walsh will take on Adelaide. The reigning Gary Ayres Medallist missed the first month of the season with back issues, but will face the Crows. Geelong and St Kilda will both unveil debutants as Connor O'Sullivan and...

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1 week ago, SEN, Carlton Blues, Western Bulldogs

“Let’s not get carried away”: Ex-AFL coach’s word of warning on Cats and Blues

Former AFL coach Brenton Sanderson is warning fans to temper expectations on Geelong and Carlton early in 2024, pointing to one major deficiency in both side’s games. The Cats and Blues are two of only three clubs to be 4-0 through the first month of the 2024 season and are favoured to be 5-0 after...

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1 week ago, SEN, Carlton Blues, Geelong Cats

Carlton star’s Round 5 selection chances revealed

The Blues onballer was needing to get through main training this week.

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1 week ago, Zero Hanger, Carlton Blues

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