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2008: The Year that Was

A quiz on all issues relating to the 2008 Year
How many wins did Carlton have during Season 2008?
10
11
8
9
What position on the ladder did Carlton achieve in Season 2008?
10th
11th
12th
13th
In comparison to Season 2007, how many additional wins did Carlton manage in Season 2008?
5
6
7
8
What was Carlton's biggest win of the year?
Round 14 v Richmond
Round 17 v the Bulldogs
Round 19 v Port Power
Round 7 v the Eagles
In missing the finals in Season 2008, Carlton broke a longstanding record for a drought in finals performances. In which year had Carlton last played finals in the main season?
1999
2000
2001
2002
In missing the finals in Season 2008, Carlton broke a longstanding record for a drought in finals performances. Who was our last finals opponent?
Adelaide
Brisbane
Essendon
Richmond
After Round 7, 3 Blues played for Victoria in the Hall of Fame Game. Who were they?
Judd, Fevola, Murphy
Judd, Fevola, Stevens
Judd, Fevola, Waite
Judd, Waite, Stevens
After Round 7, 3 Blues played for Victoria in the Hall of Fame Game. What number did Chris Judd wear in this match?
2
3
4
5
Carlton defeated the Eagles in Round 7, 2008 at Subiaco - when was our last victory interstate, and who did we defeat?
Adelaide, 2004
Adelaide, 2005
Fremantle, 2006
Port, 2005
Carlton did not start the season well. With how many losses did we begin the Home & Away season?
2
3
4
5
New Blue Chris Judd would play 21 games for the year despite a limited pre-season. Which was the only game he would miss for the year?
Round 14 v Richmond
Round 15 v St Kilda
Round 16 v Sydney
Round 17 v Essendon
After 3 wins in 4 matches mid-season, Carlton entered the top 8 for the first time (excluding initial wins in Rounds 1-3) in 7 years. Who was the only Blue to be in both teams?
Brendan Fevola
Jarrad Waite
Ryan Houlihan
Simon Wiggins
Carlton would defeat Collingwood twice in Season 2008. When was the last time we would achieve this feat?
1999
2000
2002
2004
Carlton's first victory of the year, incidentally over Collingwood, ended an equal record run of consecutive losses that tarnished the Carlton name (equalling a record from over a century ago). How big was the losing sequence?
12
13
14
15
Which 'Rookie' played 16 senior games in 2008?
Aisake
David Ellard
Michael Jamison
Setanta
Carlton had three Irish boys on list in 2008. Unfortunately one of our Irishmen went home through the year - who was he?
Aisake o'hAilpin
Michael Peel
Michael Shields
Setanta o'hAilpin
All year, against which teams did Carlton suffer from losses of less than 2 goals?
Sydney, Adelaide
Sydney, Adelaide, Bulldogs
Sydney, Adelaide, Bulldogs, North Melbourne
Sydney, Adelaide, Bulldogs, Richmond
Our biggest loss for the year was against which team?
Brisbane
Geelong
Hawthorn
North Melbourne
A number of record losing streaks to specific opposition were broken in Season 2008. How many games in a row had Fremantle defeated Carlton until we triumphed at the Telstra Dome?
10
7
8
9
A number of record losing streaks to specific opposition were broken in Season 2008. How many games in a row had Brisbane defeated Carlton until we triumphed at the Gabba?
10
7
8
9
A number of record losing streaks to specific opposition were broken in Season 2008. Unfortunately both Sydney and St Kilda have matching record winning streaks over Carlton. How many games is this streak?
10
11
12
13
A number of record losing streaks to specific opposition were broken in Season 2008. Although small, Carlton actually developed a record winning streak against whom and of what length?
Fremantle, 2
Fremantle, 3
Port, 2
Port, 3
Carlton staged an amazing comeback from 3/4 time to defeat Port Power at AAMI Stadium. How many goals were we down at that time?
3
4
5
6
Carlton had 2 Rising Star Nominations in 2008. Who were they?
Kreuzer, Armfield
Kreuzer, Browne
Kreuzer, Gibbs
Kreuzer, Grigg
Amazingly, Carlton broke our record 3/4 time comeback margin against Port (which equalled matches in 1942 and 1944) against Brisbane. What was the deficit at 3/4 time against Brisbane that we overtook in the last?
30
31
32
33
Brendan Fevola had an amazing year in front of goals. How many goals did he kick in Round 22 to get within 1 of the century?
5
6
7
8
Brendan Fevola had an amazing year in front of goals. Only one Blue has ever kicked more goals in the Home & Away Rounds. Who was he?
Alex Jesaulenko
Soapy Vallence
Stephen Kernahan
Warren Ralph
The Blues secured new Captain Chris Judd through one of the most high profile trades in recent history. What were the specific details of the trade?
3, 20 and Josh Kennedy for Chris Judd and 36
3, 20 and Josh Kennedy for Chris Judd and 46
3, 20, 36 and Josh Kennedy for Chris Judd
3, 20, 36 and Josh Kennedy for Chris Judd and 46
In addition to Chris Judd, one other new Blue debuted for us in 2008 after having begun his career and played senior football at another Club. Who was he?
Cain Ackland
Cameron Cloke
Jason Saddington
Richard Hadley
Excluding debuts by players who had played senior games at other AFL Clubs, how many Blues debuted in 2008?
3
4
5
6
First year player and #1 draft pick Matthew Kreuzer had a cracking debut year - how many games did Matthew play?
16
18
20
22
Three Blues played their 100th game for Carlton in Season 2008. Who were they?
Scotland, Fevola, Wiggins
Scotland, Waite, Wiggins
Waite, Wiggins, Houlihan
Wiggins, Stevens, Waite
Three Blues played their 150th game of AFL level football in Season 2008. Who were they?
Fevola, Judd, Stevens
Scotland, Fevola, Judd
Stevens, Scotland, Fevola
Stevens, Scotland, Judd
Name all of the Blues who played their 50th game of AFL football in 2008.
Murphy, Gibbs, Setanta
Murphy, Hadley, Russell
Murphy, Russell
Murphy, Russell, Gibbs
Name Carlton's top 5 in the B&F in order...
Judd, Fevola, Murphy, Carrazzo, Gibbs
Judd, Murphy, Carrazzo, Gibbs, Waite
Judd, Murphy, Fevola, Carrazzo, Gibbs
Judd, Murphy, Fevola, Carrazzo, Waite
Heath Scotland finished in a the Top 10 of the Carlton B&F. How many years in the Top 10 in a row for Scotland is that?
3
4
5
6
Bret Thornton kicked a lovely goal in our Round 12 win over Collingwood. How many goals in Bret's career was this major?
First
Fourth
Second
Third
Simon Wiggins celebrated his 100th match in style - how many goals did he kick?
2
3
4
5
How many times in season 2008 (Home & Away) would Fevola kick 7 or more goals?
4
5
6
7
One of Carlton's wins in Season 2008 was by 66 points. When was our last 10 goal + win?
Elimination Final, 2001
Home & Away Rounds , 2001
Home & Away Rounds, 2000
Semi Final, 2001
Marc Murphy capped off a stunning year (only his third) by coming 2nd in the Best & Fairest. Where had he come in the B&F in 2007?
10th
5th
8th
Outside of the Top 10
By season's end, all listed players who had played a senior game (including all 2008 debutants) had played in a victory - bar one. Who is the sole remaining listed player (ie not a Rookie in 2008) to have not felt a win in Navy Blue?
Adam Hartlett
Jake Edwards
Ryan Jackson
Shaun Hampson
Which Blue debuted in the Round 7 fixture against the Eagles?
David Ellard
Dennis Armfield
Shaun Hampson
Steven Browne
In relation to the player who debuted in Round 7, 2008, he wears a very unusual number. What number is that?
42
45
46
48
How many selections did Carlton actually make in the 2007 National Draft?
3 - Kreuzer, Armfield, Pfeiffer
3 - Kreuzer, Browne, Armfield
4 - Kreuzer, Browne, Armfield, Pfeiffer
4 - Kreuzer, Judd, Browne, Armfield
Darren Pfeiffer was a new player to the Blues in 2008 - how many games did he play during the season?
5
6
7
8
In Season 2008, Brendan Fevola moved into third on the all time goal kicking list for the Carlton Football Club. Who did he overtake?
Alex Jesaulenko
Harry Vallence
Lance Whitnall
Vin Gardiner
Carlton staged an amazing comeback from 3/4 time to defeat Port Power at AAMI Stadium. How many goals in the last did we kick to nothing?
6
7
8
9
Who was the first Blue in season 2008 to play their AFL debut?
Darren Pfeiffer
Jake Edwards
Matthew Kreuzer
Steven Browne
How many Blues played all 22 games in Season 2008?
3 - Fevola, Murphy, Gibbs
3 - Fevola, Murphy, Simpson
4 - Fevola, Murphy, Gibbs, Waite
4 - Fevola, Murphy, Simpson, Waite

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