Carlton Blues

Barker still in the frame for Blues job

12:17 PM   Interim Carlton coach John Barker says he is happy with the process the Blues have undertaken in their bid to find a new coach for 2016 and beyond.

Everitt hopes to kick a goal with a new Carlton contract

Consistent: Andrejs Everitt of the Blues.

Jon Pierik   Here's a trivia question - who is Carlton's leading goal-kicker this season?

Carlton happy to wait for new coach

Lygon Street limbo: While the search for a new coach goes on, Blues players promote the AFL's multicultural round in Carlton.

Emma Quayle   Carlton is prepared to wait until the very end of the season to welcome their new coach, should be have finals commitments to see through with another club.

Barker blasts Blues for 'going through the motions'

Interim Carlton coach John Barker.

Carlton coach John Barker has blasted a group of players at the struggling AFL club, accusing them of going through the motions.

Carlton v North Melbourne: Kangaroos win handsomely

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - AUGUST 01:   Andrew Swallow of the Kangaroos runs with the ball during the round 18 AFL match between the Carlton Blues and the North Melbourne Kangaroos at Etihad Stadium on August 1, 2015 in Melbourne, Australia.  (Photo by Michael Dodge/Getty Images)

Jake Niall   This was a game that North Melbourne couldn't blow, and in which Carlton couldn't be blown apart. Both clubs satisfied those pass marks, despite the final score.

Waite 'really needed' move away from Blues

Jarrad Waite.

Daniel Cherny   On the eve of his 200th game - coincidentally his first appearance against his former club - Jarrad Waite believes he "really needed" to move away from Carlton and join North Melbourne.

Blues chiefs outline rebuilding plans to AFL Commission

John Barker during Carlton's record loss to Hawthorn.

Jon Pierik   Carlton president Mark LoGiudice and chief executive Steven Trigg have fronted the AFL Commission, detailing plans on how the club intends to rebuild off the field.

Blues, Kangaroos to support Adam Goodes

Chris Yarran.

Jon Pierik   Carlton and North Melbourne will reinforce their support for Adam Goodes when indigenous players from each side join their captains for the pre-game toss of the coin at Etihad Stadium on Saturday night.

Tigers interested in Yarran

In the eye of the Tigers: Carlton's Chris Yarran.

Jake Niall, Michael Gleeson   Richmond has expressed interest in Carlton's talented flanker Chris Yarran, who is expected to figure in end of season trade discussions.

AFL Fans Association calls for Goodes booing to stop

The Fans Association has urged supporters to stop booing Adam Goodes (right).

Jon Pierik   The AFL Fans Association has condemned the booing of Sydney Swans star Adam Goodes, urging all supporters to respect of the one greats of the game.

Blues on the hunt for a coach to 'lead and develop'

Steven Trigg.

Jon Pierik   Carlton have been assessing prospective senior coaches boasting the skill to "lead and develop", with the Blues expecting to appoint their new coach late next month.

Blue banned for one week in AFL

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Promising Carlton youngster Nick Holman will miss Saturday's AFL clash against North Melbourne after accepting a one-match ban for striking.

High-flying Hawks embrace a 'grind 'em down' mentality

Sam Mitchell gets a handball away  with Stephen Hill of the Dockers in pursuit.

Jon Pierik   Hawthorn champion Sam Mitchell has revealed the Hawks have adopted a relentless attitude as their surge towards a three-peat of premierships gathers ominous momentum.

'Tough night at the office' for Blues

John Barker's resume now has an unwanted record.

Jon Pierik   Caretaker Carlton coach John Barker admitted it was a "tough night at the office" as his hopes of securing the top job permanently were hampered by a club record losing margin.

Hawks' record win over Blues a 'PR and television disaster'

Too good: The Hawks celebrate one of many goals.

Jon Pierik   While Hawthorn would have enjoyed its record 138-point win, prominent commentator Luke Darcy labelled the non-competitive clash against Carlton as a "public relations and television disaster".

Live AFL: Carlton v Hawthorn

Jarryd Roughead

Lee Crossley   Is is simply a case of Mission Impossible for Carlton against the red-hot Hawks? Strangely, these two clubs meet twice in the final eight rounds of the 2015 home-and-away season.

Blues face Mission Impossible?

Marc Murphy was the No 1 pick in the 2005 draft.

Larissa Nicholson   Hawthorn is not unbeatable, Marc Murphy said this week. The Blues skipper is right of course, but that does not mean his is the team for the job.

Cricket gives AFL green light to stage Easter blockbusters at MCG

The MCG will host footy blockbusters at Easter.

Caroline Wilson   The  AFL will open the 2016 season over the Easter long weekend at the MCG after all with Richmond to play host to Carlton on Thursday, March 24.

Murphy backs coach Barker on eve of 200th game

Marc Murphy will play his 200th game on Friday.

Larissa Nicholson   Carlton officials are courting Simon Lloyd for the senior coaching job, but their players continue to throw their support behind John Barker.

Dockers confirm Blues have approached Simon Lloyd

 Simon Lloyd

Jon Pierik   Carlton caretaker coach John Barker says he is unconcerned about speculation over who will win the top job permanently, as Fremantle confirmed the Blues had approached Dockers assistant coach Simon Lloyd.