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Games Played Data

Users of the Blueseum should note that all games played data utilised in player biography pages (and associated stats summary pages) are only for Carlton's senior games played in the League (VFL/AFL). These records do not include State games, Night/Pre season series games (1956 to today), Reserve games (1919-99), Under 19s (1946-91), Carlton VFL (2000-2), Carlton VFA (1877-96) (or Melbourne Rules ie anything pre-VFL), games with the Northern Bullants (from 2003), etc. Please note that games data for these other games can be located via any link above.

Of particular interest is the former practice of counting State Games played as senior games - often, particularly between 1971 and 1977, State Games (#) were held at the same time as Club games. On this basis, many of our players were (eg Nicholls) granted as playing a Club game in recognition of State service. This practice was reversed between 1973 and 1974 (and later by the League), and as such, games played data by some of your favourite players (listed below) may not match those of textbooks that you retain. We ask that you do not seek to change this data in the relevant pages.


Modified Games Played Data (Carlton)
Player Updated Games* Inclusive of State Games as above
Garry Crane 148 150
Bruce Doull 356 361
Alex Jesaulenko 256 (C) / 279 (O) 260 (C) / 283 (O)
Mark Maclure 243 244
John Nicholls 328 331
Geoff Southby 268 275
Robert Walls 218 (C) / 259 (O) 219 (C) / 260 (O)



Players with a Carlton link also impacted are Peter Bedford (186 / 191), David Clarke (211 / 216) and Greg Wells (267 / 269).

NB * Updated Games data is consistent with AFL historic data and represents actual Carlton senior games played.

NB # These amendments were for nine State Games played interstate by Victoria against; Western Australia (WANFL) 1971 (July 17), 1972 Carnival (2 games), South Australia (SANFL) 1973 (May 12), South Australia (SANFL) 1974 (June 2), Western Australia (WANFL) 1974 (July 13), South Australia (SANFL) 1975 (July 5), Western Australia (WANFL) 1976 (April 24) and Western Australia (WANFL) 1977 (June 25).


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