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PAST PLAYER OF THE WEEK - The 1979 Flag!!

A long-kicking right-footer with an impressive leap, Peter Brown was recruited by Carlton in 1976 as a 17 year-old from the tiny central Victorian town of Campbell's Creek which is located near Castlemaine. Over the ensuing four seasons he matured into a handy key forward, and was a member of Carlton’s 1979 Premiership team in his 25th senior appearance for the Blues.

Brown began his career at Princes Park with Carlton’s Under-19 squad and made rapid progress. He was still just 17 when he was promoted to the senior team for the first time in June, 1976, when Carlton travelled to Victoria Park to play Collingwood and lost by 16 points. Stationed at full-forward that afternoon, Peter was overwhelmed by the Magpie defence and hardly sighted. He was omitted from the team the following week, and had to wait more than 12 months for his next senior opportunity, which came late in 1977 when he was recalled for three games - each time as a reserve.


40 YEARS SINCE THE 1979 FLAG!!!!

Peter Brown 1978.jpg

To read Peter's story, click HERE.

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FROM THE ARCHIVES

1911 Joe Prince (South Melbourne) Carlton 1919
Image: SLV, ISDN July 27 p12
Within the Blueseum you will find thousands of pictures and video clips of the players, the people, the games and the grounds that have made the Old Dark Navy Blues of Carlton one of Australia’s greatest sporting clubs.

At the Blueseum we also support the initiatives of the Mighty Blues in seeking images of all Carlton senior players. In 2019, this image of former Blue Joe Prince was unearthed and added to the collection....For more information click HERE!!!!!

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Since 2006, this website has been produced by a dedicated group of volunteers who spend their free time delving into and recording the history of the Carlton Football Club. The site is based on the wiki concept (think of wikipedia) where registered users are able to create and edit content independently.

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