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Carlton leave Giants blue to secure first AFLW win in over a year

Carlton leave Giants blue to secure first AFLW win in over a year

Carlton have won their first game in over a calendar year, disappointing the Giants at their Blacktown home with a 29-point win in round three of the AFLW.

  • by Natassia Chrysanthos

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Giants and Blues battle to get their seasons back on track
GWS Giants

Giants and Blues battle to get their seasons back on track

Both GWS and Carlton will be desperate to put points on the ladder in the ALFW's round three in Blacktown on Saturday.

  • by Natassia Chrysanthos
AFLW: Star Blue back, Pies drop Layton
Carlton

AFLW: Star Blue back, Pies drop Layton

Carlton have regained star forward Tayla Harris, while high-profile Collingwood recruit Sharni Layton has been dropped ahead of round three of the AFLW season.

Tools down, boots on: Carlton’s VFL recruits relishing seachange
VFL

Tools down, boots on: Carlton’s VFL recruits relishing seachange

Having trained their way to AFL contracts, Michael Gibbons, 23, and Matthew Cottrell, 19, are looking forward to ditching their labour jobs to focus on Aussie rules full-time.

  • by Michael Fowler
Revived rookie Gibbons on track for JLT debut

Revived rookie Gibbons on track for JLT debut

Mature-aged Carlton rookie Michael Gibbons could go from missing out on being selected in the 2018 AFL draft to playing in the first practice match of 2019.

  • by Peter Ryan
Capitulation leaves Blues still chasing breakthrough
Carlton

Capitulation leaves Blues still chasing breakthrough

Despite a barnstorming performance from 18-year-old Maddy Prespakis, Carlton gave up a 17 point lead third quarter lead to lose 44-57 at Ikon Park on Sunday afternoon.

  • by Michael Fowler
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Reviewed and rejigged, Blues expect 'big things'

Reviewed and rejigged, Blues expect 'big things'

Carlton president Mark LoGiudice is expecting "big things" from his club this season after a review and rejig of the Blues' football department.

  • by Michael Fowler and Michael Gleeson
Debut 15 years in the making for AFLW's new breed of role model
Carlton

Debut 15 years in the making for AFLW's new breed of role model

Carlton's Maddy Perspakis, 18, is one of the first products of an increasingly slick female development program. And when she debuted against one of her idols, Emma Kearney, there was no time for niceties.

  • by Michael Fowler
Johannisen hurt after going down at Bulldogs training
Carlton

Johannisen hurt after going down at Bulldogs training

Norm Smith medallist Jason Johannisen is set for a stint on the sidelines after going down with an ankle injury at training on Friday.

  • by Daniel Cherny
Why Murphy stuck with the Blues
AFL

Why Murphy stuck with the Blues

The former skipper wants to play a part in his young teammates becoming successful. Hopefully while he is still playing alongside them.

  • by Peter Ryan
Weitering set to go as Blues look for improvement

Weitering set to go as Blues look for improvement

Brendon Bolton expects the emergence of the Blues' fourth-year players to drive them up the ladder in 2019.

  • by Peter Ryan