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Blues veteran announces retirement

Ronny Lerner 10:17 AM   Andrew Carrazzo will play his final game this weekend against Hawthorn after announcing his retirement on Tuesday.

Blues join the race for Treloar

Adam Treloar.

Caroline Wilson and Jon Pierik 4:38 PM   Carlton has emerged as a late suitor for the hottest young property on the trade market.

Giants produce 81-point smashing of Blues

Carlton have joined the race to secure Adam Treloar (right).

Andrew Wu   So long as Adam Treloar has not signed on the dotted line elsewhere, there is still hope for Greater Western Sydney in keeping him. And performances like Saturday's show he has not yet checked out of the club.

Carlton eye support job for new coach

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Jake Niall   Carlton is considering hiring a coaching director to support incoming senior coach Brendon Bolton.

Only way is up for former Giant Whiley after move to Blues

Mark Whiley

Andrew Wu   One team has one of the best young playing rosters in the competition, the other the worst list David Parkin has seen in his half a century as a player, coach and commentator. So why would Mark Whiley leave Greater Western Sydney for Carlton?

Barker coy on future after missing out on Blues job

John Barker

Daniel Cherny   John Barker refused to discuss publicly whether he would remain at Carlton after missing out on the club's senior coaching position for 2016.

Carlton's list one of the worst Parkin has ever seen

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Carlton's coach of the century David Parkin believes Brendon Bolton's task of rebuilding the once-great Carlton Football Club will be even tougher than first thought.

Loyalty in footy: some clubs do it better than others

Wayne Carey

Wayne Carey   A lot has been said about loyalty this week. About Lachie Henderson's exit from Carlton and whether one of the most promising players on the Blues' list should have stuck by the club through a difficult period. 

McKenna takes centre stage

On debut: Conor McKenna of the Bombers will relish playing at the MCG on Saturday.

Peter Hanlon   Essendon's Irish rookie relishes a crowd, and in his debut on Saturday night he'll get just that.

New Blue Bolton to turn his attention to coaching set-up

Straight to work: New Blues coach Brendon Bolton.

Jon Pierik   As he spends his final day or so at Hawthorn, Brendon Bolton will begin assembling just who he wants as his fitness chief and assistant coaches at Carlton next year.

AFL: Burgoyne backs Bolton; Hawks will be OK

Still confident: Shaun Burgoyne of the Hawks.

Hawthorn midfielder Shaun Burgoyne does not believe the departure of Brendon Bolton for Carlton will harm the Hawks' premiership chances.

AFL:Blues' Murphy done for AFL season

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Carlton skipper Marc Murphy will be one of three more Blues sidelined for the last two games of the team's season after he dislocated a shoulder in the upset win over Melbourne on Sunday.

Bolton from the Blue: How Carlton chose their coach

Brendon Bolton

Jake Niall   Seven days after Essendon parted with former player James Hird, Carlton has hired a man who has never played AFL.

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Blues break the mould

Brendon Bolton

Jon Pierik   New Carlton coach Brendon Bolton has opted against signing a traditional set-term contract and has been put "on staff".

New Carlton coach Bolton to leave Hawthorn within days

Brendon Bolton.

Brendon Bolton will leave Hawthorn Football Club at the end of the week after Carlton confirmed him as their new senior coach.

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Brendon Bolton: always a teacher, even in the VFL

New Blues coach Brendon Bolton at Hawthorn training on Tuesday.

Brent Diamond   New Carlton coach Brendon Bolton's hard-line approach and accountable style of football were key elements to his coaching philosophy as he demanded respect through transforming the culture at the Box Hill Hawks in the VFL.

McLean whacks Henderson over move

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Brock McLean is unimpressed with former Carlton teammate Lachie Henderson, whose departure from the AFL club has generated plenty of debate.

When does Bolton turn from Hawk to Blue?

Brendon Bolton.

Matt Murnane   Brendon Bolton's move from Hawthorn to Carlton won't be discussed publicly until he is unveiled as coach on Tuesday afternoon.

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Cripps stars as Blues down Demons

Patrick Cripps of the Blues gets away from Nathan Jones of the Demons.

Matt Murnane   The main storyline going into this otherwise meaningless match – in terms of positions at the business end of the ladder – was the battle of the two favourites for this year's Rising Star award.

Henderson's mum lashes Carlton, McLachlan

Lachie Henderson

Jon Pierik   The mother of former Carlton player Lachie Henderson has lashed the Blues and AFL chief Gillon McLachlan in the wake of her son not being allowed to play out the season.