Australian Rules - Carlton Football Club

The Carlton Football Club was formed in 1864 and competed with 6 other teams including Melbourne and Geelong for the Caledonian Challenge Cup. Carlton became a foundation member of the Victorian Football Association in 1877 and won 2 premierships. The club joined the breakaway Victorian Football League in 1897 and became the first club in the VFL to win 3 premierships in a row in 1906, 1907 and 1908. Carlton has won 16 VFL/AFL premierships, equal with Essendon as the most by any club.
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Alex Jesaulenko

Alex Jesaulenko

SOS - The greatest full back ever.

SOS - The greatest full back ever.

Peter Dean - 248 matches (Photo: AFL Photos)

Peter Dean - 248 matches (Photo: AFL Photos)

Fred Stafford kicked the goal in the last few seconds of the 1947 VFL Grand Final for Carlton to defeat Essendon by one point. He played 102 games for Carlton from 1947 to 1952.

Fred Stafford kicked the goal in the last few seconds of the 1947 VFL Grand Final for Carlton to defeat Essendon by one point. He played 102 games for Carlton from 1947 to 1952.

Notice that Bruce Doull has a squished magpie under his boot !! Genius.  Carlton Football Club – The Archives Collection

Notice that Bruce Doull has a squished magpie under his boot !! Genius. Carlton Football Club – The Archives Collection

George Coulthard. Played Carlton 1876-1882. Carlton premiership (VFA) 1877. VFA leading goalkicker three times.  'He is the grandest player of the day. It is doubtful if, for general excellence, his equal has ever been seen.' said The Australasian newspaper. He played one cricket Test for Australia.

George Coulthard. Played Carlton 1876-1882. Carlton premiership (VFA) 1877. VFA leading goalkicker three times. 'He is the grandest player of the day. It is doubtful if, for general excellence, his equal has ever been seen.' said The Australasian newspaper. He played one cricket Test for Australia.

Justin Madden - 287 matches (Photo: AFL Photos)

Justin Madden - 287 matches (Photo: AFL Photos)

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