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Adam Cooper Return of Jeremy Laidler and Sam Rowe in Carlton's first intra-club match of the year has the Blues optimistic they can put their injury curse behind them in 2013.
Adam Cooper A competitive match can't come quickly enough for Carlton's defenders.
Adam Cooper Mick Malthouse admitted during the week he was impatient for Carlton to click to his way.
Adam Cooper Mick Malthouse has nominated improved flexibility as the most significant step his side took in thrashing Fremantle by 70 points in their NAB Cup match at Etihad Stadium on Saturday night.
Adam Cooper Carlton coach nominates improved flexibility as the most significant step his side took.
Adam Cooper Carlton coach Mick Malthouse has forecast more than one role for Chris Judd in his return for Friday night's NAB Cup final against Brisbane in a bid to continue developing greater flexibility in his...
Adam Cooper It's been a long time, but Jonathan Brown never lost that taste for silverware.
Adam Cooper Chris Judd is sure he and his Carlton teammates will know exactly where they stand under Mick Malthouse, but has warned against expecting all the Blues’ problems to be instantly solved.
Adam Cooper Carlton skipper warns against expecting all the Blues' problems to be instantly solved.
Adam Cooper Former Hawthorn president says Demons could face a decade in the AFL wilderness.
Adam Cooper Mitch Robinson is aiming to turn his fight at the Big Day Out into a bigger week out.
Adam Cooper Carlton key forward Jarrad Waite is in doubt to play in the blockbuster against Richmond in round one because of a calf injury.
Adam Cooper Carlton veteran to line up on Friday, but Chris Judd will sit out another match.
Ashley Porter and Adam Cooper Dees coach believes contest with Port indicates AFL's rotation cap not in players' best interests.
Adam Cooper Carlton chief executive Greg Swann concedes Lions deserved to host NAB Cup final.
Adam Cooper Rival coaches Mick Malthouse and Michael Voss are agreed their sides won't be holding back in pursuit of silverware in Friday night’s NAB Cup final at Etihad Stadium.
Jon Pierik and Adam Cooper Nick Riewoldt fears two-tiered league unless action taken to ease equalisation concerns.
Adam Cooper AFL chief executive insists there is no chance of a countdown clock being installed at Etihad Stadium.
Adam Cooper Twice-sacked Carlton coach Alex Jesaulenko has no fears for current boss Brett Ratten.